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Ask Italian - Lewes

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186 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XX, England
+44 1273 479330
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Plumpton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Considering we hadn't booked we were grateful that we were able to have a large table for our party of 7 on a rainy Sunday lunchtime. Unfortunately that was when the great service ended! After waiting a little while for our order to be taken, a friendly chap came over and took our orders for our starters and drinks only.... More 

Thank clwilliams699
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our third visit to Ask in Lewes and once again they did not disappoint. We had a voucher which made the evening great value (not sure I'd be so happy if I'd paid full menu prices) and as a bonus the Prosecco was on special offer – 25% discount – which was lovely. Service was amazingly fast, even for early evening... More 

Thank tourist1950
Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We enjoyed starters, pasta and a soft drink for £17.50 each. Cheerful service, nice atmosphere. We went in for a late lunch without a reservation.

Thank Elizabeth K
Eilat, Israel
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went again with a party of eight for Dads birthday, had a wonderful evening, staff were friendly, food was superb, this is the second time we have visited with a group in a month and both times were faultless

Thank Rachel B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival we were informed there was an hour wait for food, which didn't bother us. The staff were super friendly and very apologetic about the wait, even though it didn't feel very long at all. Food was all delicious when it came out and I was definitely not disappointed. 4/5 as the bathrooms were very grotty.

Thank Rosie R
Toronto, Canada
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204 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

When we visit for a late supper, a debate is going on in UK about whether spaghetti Bolognese is an authentic Italian dish. I dive into their ragu with tagliatelle flat noodles and am rewarded with outstanding Italian comfort food, and yes the sauce sticks better that to round spaghetti. A small salad tops off my dish and a pleasant... More 

Thank gentlemansportion
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Overpriced overrated and it took 22 minutes for someone to take order. I won't be going back. Food was nothing special. I think 25 quid for a small starter and a pizza was too much

Thank Paul T
Shenzhen, China
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Booked for 8 people and had to move 3 times to find a table big enough as they had only booked a table for 6. Staff friendly and helpful but the food was mediocre. Had the Seafood linguine and was still hungry afterwards as portion size not great. Variable feedback on the other dishes from the rest of the group.... More 

Thank Tim M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Food very good all our party were very satisfied. Reasonable prices especially if you take up one of the many offers the Ask restaurant chain. Check their web site. Very enjoyable eating experience. Tip. Do not sit in the window seats as the acoustics are bad and conversations become difficult. The rest of the restaurant is fine.

Thank Allan B
Bungay, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were in Lewes for a few nights doing the obligatory university drop off at the beginning of term so Tesco vouchers in hand we explored the high street for this restaurant. We found it at the end of a very quaint high street in a little jewel of a town. Although a Saturday night we managed to get a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 479330
ASK Italian in Lewes 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 Lewes menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?