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62 High Street, Saffron Walden, England
+44 1799 520500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us went before going to Saffron screen. What can I say? The food was ok, the service ok, central location.......perhaps it's me but I find these chain restaurants rather a bland experience.

Thank welshjude
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a table for 4 including 2 children (age 9 and 11). Grandma treated us to a lovely Italian lunch. We were given a complimentary sample of homemade lemonade which was delicious and the service was good. The children were very well catered for with a starter, main and dessert as part of a set meal. They really enjoyed... More 

Thank SarahRJ4
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The service was quick and friendly. The food was very good. Very reasonable prices.The restaurant seems to be very popular, judging by the number of customers when we went in. It was a bit noisy.

Thank Suresh R
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Two daughters, husband, toddler, baby and grandparents went for a family lunch today. I was delighted that they had an extensive Vegan menu that I could choose from as well as range of other speciality menus. Great Italian food, staff really welcoming to us all especially of the children. Reasonable price for huge portions. I cannot recommend highly enough.

Thank Barbara P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Been a few times and service is always good and courteous. Menu keeps improving and will be back again. Only tiny gripe is the rocket side salad was on the small side.

Thank Grant A
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Don't get me wrong there's nothing terribly wrong with ASK except for the over-priced drinks that are very mediocre. We paid £23 for a bottle of Sauvignon blanc that would struggle to justify £5 in a supermarket and £25 for prosecco that would cost perhaps £6-7. The Food was quite nice but nothing special - my general rule of thumb... More 

Thank AndyMcGonegal
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I decided to have a late lunch/early dinner. ASK has a great menu and we have eaten in a few Ask restaurants now. Would we go back to the one in Saffron Walden? NO. It is a lovely building but it needs a new lick of paint / decoration inside - looking a little tired and the wall... More 

Thank Malttaylors99
Level Contributor
49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

For your average, faux Italiano chain high street eatery this place is fine. Foods ok, staff are nice, it's clean and in the centre of town. The food is recognisably Italian in style and although nonna would probably turn in her grave she would probably admit that it's along the right lines. Get the bins moved or at least covered... More 

Thank Beefylover
Epping, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Although it was there busy time,12.45, the service was appalling. We were shown to our table by a very bored and uninterested waitress. She left us two menses, didn't ask us if we wanted to order a drink and disappeared. After sitting and waiting for 17 minutes she had not even taken our order, so we gave up and left.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

There were 5 of us having lunch - pasta and pizza were ordered together with dough balls and garlic bread. The garlic bread was very tasty and everyone enjoyed it, the dough balls I wouldn't order again. The pasta was fairly tasteless and frankly I wouldn't bother ordering it again. The pizza looked good and from the feedback from those... More 

Thank NicolaTravelAgentAU

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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: 62 High Street, Saffron Walden, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 520500
ASK Italian in Saffron Walden is a place for great food and warm service. Think fresh bread made to tear and share. A glass of fine wine worth deserving of your time. Delicious main dishes prepared the traditional way. Everything we know and love about Italian food is served straight to your table. Take a look at our Saffron Walden menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.

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