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ASK Italian - Ipswich

23 Grafton Way | Cardinal Park, Ipswich IP1 1AX, England
+44 1473 210443
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“rigatoni” (4 reviews)
“breadsticks” (4 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23 Grafton Way | Cardinal Park, Ipswich IP1 1AX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to this restaurant many times and have always enjoyed each visit. On this occasion myself and a few friends came here to celebrate my 40th birthday. Our waitress Laura was fantastic and really friendly and attentive. The food was, as always incredible...More

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal with my son and husband. The food was really good and so was the service. Nice atmosphere and reasonable prices (although an absolute bargain with our club card vouchers!)

Thank Loupo22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long day at work my other and half and I couldn't be bothered to cook so opted for a cheeky Ask I'm a Tuesday night. The restaurant wasn't overly busy and we were quickly shown to a large table and offered free homemade...More

Thank Robster_80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An occasional treat before football games. Can be booked out in a Saturday but Tuesday nights better. Good pizzas and pasta and then try the coffee ice cream and a hot chocolate - others aren't the same after you've had one here! Very friendly.

Thank PinkPantherInspector
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to eat very clean, great service and the food was excellent By sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

Thank _iwanrees007
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Having lived in Italy for a few years, I am always impressed with the authenticity of Ask's menu, starting with an Aperol spritz! I have not had one disappointing meal here and the service is always great. The only reason I knock off a star...More

Thank VintageSuitcase16
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited because we were looking for a pre-show dinner in Ipswich and chose the area because of the parking plus there was a choice of restaurant. Ask got the vote from 3 of us so we ate there. Plenty of room in the restaurant...More

Thank EssexLin1
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I went as a solo last night. The staff were great. Let me sit where I wanted. We're very attentive but not intrusive. Really friendly. Food was lovely. The ravioli was amazing. So tasty. The zucchini friitas were delicious. Cannot praise the staff enough really....More

Thank JenJenPiper
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We went here just before we went to the cinema, the food was good, and service was quick.They were serving every one with a glass of free Lemonchello that evening yum yum.

Thank surfchick67
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Visited this restaurant for the first time in years and decided on it for our Anniversary. I did book, but there was no need as the place was quite empty! Our waitress let us choose seats and gave us a sample of lemonade. Our drinks...More

Thank Debbie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Grafton Way | Cardinal Park, Ipswich IP1 1AX, England (Formerly ASK)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 210443
Housed in the centre of Ipswich, ASK Italian offers casual Italian dining at affordable prices. This ASK Italian restaurant has recently gone through an extensive refurbishment. We've created a restaurant with a distinctive new look inspired by modern Italian design. And with the help of our expert friends, including awarding-winning chef Theo Randall, we've created a menu that features a range of simple, classic Italian food and an all Italian wine list.
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