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Assembly Rooms Blake Street | The Grand Assembly Rooms, York YO1 8QG, England
+44 1904 637254
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited York and we was recommended here by our hotel. We wasn't disappointed. Lovely food and staff

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Thank chrisliver579
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is in an old assembly room which makes for a beautiful setting. There were chandeliers all along the ceiling which they dimmed down when the electric tea-lights came on. I went with a friend and we both ordered pizzas which were nice. The menu was reasonably priced with some of the dishes costing up to £15. The staff... More 

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Thank Beth K
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and what an amazing setting in which to eat! It's a real shame that on my last two visits staff were so slow to do ANYTHING Sort out the waiters/waitresses and you have your self a great place to dine with style!

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Thank Quality V
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting York for the weekend, and decided to come here on our first night. It is the most beautiful restaurant I have ever been to! Was not expecting it when we booked it for our anniversary meal. Staff were all really friendly and helpful, and could not fault our meal here at all! Wonderful!

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Thank lizhath
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

17 girls celebrated a friend's 50th here last Saturday. The venue is gorgeous & surprisingly not as noisy as anticipated given the size. Banners were dropped off in the afternoon which were put up on the large pillars. Our server was very attentive & dealt with our large group excellently. I had the king prawns to start & a pizza... More 

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Thank lexisa
Gunnedah, Australia
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful family lunch here. The food was good, the service was polite and prompt. The restaurant was clean and beautiful inside. The kids meals are epic: starter, main, dessert, drink and babycino!

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Thank megpowis
york
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140 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for my sons 13th birthday with my husband and our other 2 boys. Told server on arrival it was a birthday and were shown to our seats. Ordered quickly, pleasant staff, nice wine. Food came in good time and was delicious. I'm always dubious about chains, but we really loved the food - all of us. This building... More 

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chesterfield
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in to the Ask before going to the theatre. The food was to say the least poor the service wasn't very good the waitress brought our meals but we then had to request pepper etc seemed they provided this when they remembered! Not a pleasurable experience paid over £31 for 2 very average meals glass of wine and... More 

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food. Staff were very efficient. Staff were very polite and friendly. It was busy but we didn't wait long for food. Very nice place, would eat there again when visiting York.

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Thank cabbieswife
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large room with pillars going up to the roof. Good food and staff are friendly. Good for kids, was impressed with the price for 4 people have a 3 course meal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Assembly Rooms Blake Street | The Grand Assembly Rooms, York YO1 8QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 637254
Description
ASK Italian in York 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 York menu and, if you like what you see, book a table.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?