In the centre of Worthing, ASK Italian is a great Italian restaurant where authentic pizza and pasta are served in modern, stylish surroundings. The stone baked pizzas are traditionally made and toppings include the excellent four seasons with pepperoni, prosciutto, artichoke, mozzarella, tomato and rosemary. Tasty pasta dishes on the menu include spicy beef meatballs with rigatoni, green chillies, fire roasted peppers and caramelised onions, baked in the oven. The dessert menu reveals sweet treats like the delicious banoffee pie or Italian tiramisu.
This offer entitles you to 2 courses from this set menu. Offer available Monday to Friday until 5pm only. Orders must be placed before 5pm. Book this offer
Main Menu STARTERS APERITIF Sparkling to start... MOSCATO D'ASTI (5.5%) Glass 5.65 PROSECCO BRUT Glass 5.00 ROSE, BRUT DI PINOT NEGRO Glass 5.10 STARTERS ANTIPASTO CLASSICO 11.75 Platter for 2 to share of buffalo mozzarella, smoked prosciutto, Milano and Finocchiona salami, chargrilled peppers, capers and olive tapenade; with fresh rosemary & sea salt bread. BRUSCHETTA (V) 4.95 The classic Italian toasted bread with marinated tomatoes,red onion and fresh basil. INSALATA CAPRESE (V) 5.45 An Italian classic with buffalo mozzarella, vine-ripened mini San Marzano tomatoes, Santos tomatoes, fresh rocket and fresh basil, all set off with salt, pepper and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. FUNGHI AL FORNO (V) 5.45 Mushrooms roasted in garlic butter on Altamura bread, seasoned with thyme and flat leaf parsley. PROSCIUTTO E RUCOLA 4.95 Smoked prosciutto with peppery rocket, sliced chestnut mushroom and Grana Padano cheese; with a simple lemon garnish. BUTTERFLY KING PRAWNS 6.95 Succulent butterfly king prawns oven-roasted with a slice of Italian artisan Altamura bread in garlic butter. Served sizzling in a skillet. CALAMARI 5.45 Crisp and golden baby squid, served with garlic mayonnaise. BREAD & NIBBLES ITALIAN OLIVES (V) 2.85 Wonderfully large Sicilian Nocellara green olives. ROSEMARY & SEA SALT BREAD (V) Rosemary & sea salt bread fresh from the oven along with your choice of... SOFT GOATS CHEESE (V) 4.45 OLIVE TAPENADE (V) 4.25 ASK ITALIAN EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL (V) 3.95 GARLIC BREAD (V) 3.95 GARLIC BREAD WITH CHEESE (V) 4.55 PASTA & Risotto FETTUCCINE BOLOGNESE 8.95 Enjoy flat ribboned fettuccine pasta with our Bolognese sauce, just how it's enjoyed in Rome. If you prefer, you can still choose... SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE 8.95 Spaghetti with our classic Bolognese sauce. LINGUINE CON FRUTTI DI MARE 11.65 Found all over Italy, this classic dish is vibrant and colourful with king prawns, mussels, clams and squid in a rich tomato sauce with garlic, white wine and parsley. FETTUCCINE CON VERDURE (V) 8.45 Fettuccine with courgettes, peas, oven-roasted tomatoes, green beans and spinach seasoned with garlic, basil, red chilli and finished with olive tapenade. SPAGHETTI AL POMODORO (V) 7.45 Santos tomatoes, garlic and fresh basil shine in this rich tomato sauce with buffalo mozzarella and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil. LINGUINE ALLA GENOVESE (V)(N) 8.85 From Genoa, famed for its pesto, this dish incorporates new Charlotte potatoes, green beans, pesto and a hint of cream. Add chicken for £1.50 SPAGHETTI CARBONARA 8.95 Crispy pancetta with Pecorino and Grana Padano cheeses cooked in garlic and fresh parsley with shaved Grana Padano. Any of the pasta dishes above can be made with our organic gluten-free fusilli pasta. RAVIOLI SPINACI E RICOTTA (V) 9.35 Ricotta and spinach ravioli folded into a light Crème fraiche and white wine sauce, with peas, spinach and grated nutmeg. RAVIOLI MARITTIMO 10.35 Crayfish, crab, salmon and ricotta ravioli parcels in a creamy tomato, garlic and basil sauce with juicy little prawns for good measure. RIGATONI AL MANZO PICCANTE 10.35 Baked rigatoni pasta with ragu, beef meatballs, green chillies, fire-roasted red peppers, white wine and caramelised onions. Topped with mozzarella and Grana Padano cheese; served with a side salad. PENNE AL POLLO DELLA CASA 9.95 Seasoned chicken breast and mushrooms, baked with pasta in a creamy mushroom, thyme and white wine sauce. Topped with Grana Padano cheese; served with a side salad. LASAGNE 9.95 Four egg-pasta layers with a delicate béchamel, our Bolognese sauce with a dash of wine and Grana Padano cheese. Served with a side salad. RISOTTO CON POLLO E FUNGHI 11.65 Tender chicken breast slices and sautéed mushrooms in a creamy white wine sauce. RISOTTO VERDE (V) 10.15 A creamy risotto made with Fontal cheese, artichokes, peas, green beans, courgettes, spinach and seasoned with thyme and basil. RISOTTO GAMBERONI 12.45 Rich risotto with king prawn, courgette, tomato and a tasty kick of red chilli; garnished with a large, shell-on king prawn. MEAT & FISH SEABASS AL FORNO 12.95 Roasted sea bass with new Charlotte potatoes, Santos tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach in a light butter and white wine sauce with lemon juice. POLLO MARSALA 12.15 Thyme-seasoned chicken supreme served with creamy mushroom and Marsala wine sauce, green beans and your choice of roasted new Charlotte potatoes or our rustic chips. TERRINA MEDITERRANEA 10.35 Chicken and king prawns casserole baked in a rich tomato sauce with courgettes, butter beans, olives, red peppers, garlic and raisins, with a dash of white wine. Served with rosemary & sea salt bread. PANINO Fresh from the oven rosemary & sea salt bread sandwich with tomatoes, rocket and punchy salsa verde. Served with a bowl of our rustic chips. PORTOBELLO (V) 8.95 Juicy thyme-seasoned Portobello mushroom, oven-roasted with Fontal cheese. POLLO 9.95 Succulent slices of pan-fried chicken breast. PIZZA PRIMA PIZZA Our range of premium pizzas prepared the classic Roman way with longer, crispy bases, piled high with specially selected toppings and served with our homemade chilli oil... GAMBERETTI E ZUCCHINE 10.95 Prawns, courgettes, crème fraiche, garlic and a seasoning of anchovies and capers are served on a classic tomato base and seasoned with Calabrian oregano. Made without cheese. PROSCIUTTO E BUFALA 11.25 Stone baked tomato and mozzarella pizza, finished with ripped buffalo mozzarella, smoked prosciutto, rocket and Calabrian oregano. CAPRINA (V) 10.65 Stone baked with tomato and mozzarella and finished with rocket, goats cheese, vine-ripened mini San Marzano tomatoes, olive tapenade and Calabrian oregano. QUATTRO STAGIONI 11.15 Spring-like artichoke and Fontal cheese, summery spinach, prosciutto and Grana Padano cheese, autumnal fire-roasted red peppers with caramelised onion, anchovy and capers, and wintry mushrooms with Grana Padano cheese. FUNGHI E PANCETTA 11.15 On a creamy bianca (white) base, topped with sautéed mushrooms, spinach, onions, pancetta, crème fraiche and Grana Padano cheese. CLASSIC PIZZA Try your classic pizza as a prima on a longer, crispy base, generously topped for £1.50 extra. MARGHERITA (V) 6.95 Mozzarella and tomato classic with Calabrian oregano. STROMBOLI 8.95 Pepperoni on a mozzarella and tomato base. We'll add extra chillies if you like it hot. VERDURE (V) 8.65 Artichoke, mushrooms, fire-roasted red peppers, Fontal cheese and olives on mozzarella and tomato, topped with dressed rocket. FIORENTINA (V) 8.85 A free range egg, cooked as you like, on a tomato and mozzarella base with spinach, olives and Fontal cheese. POLLO PICCANTE CON PANCETTA 9.55 Spicy chicken breast with mushrooms, pancetta, Fontal cheese and fire-roasted red peppers on a mozzarella and tomato base. CALZONE CON CARNE PICCANTE 10.25 Spicy calzone with pepperoni ham, pancetta, beef meatballs, chillies, mozzarella, tomato sauce and caramelised onions. Salads & Sides SALADS INSALATA DI POLLO E PANCETTA 9.95 Pan-fried chicken breast and crispy pancetta in a salad of avocado, baby spinach and Cos lettuce with red onion and Santos tomatoes; with a sweet mustard dressing. INSALATA DI SALMONE 10.95 Peppered oak-smoked flakes of salmon in a salad of Cos lettuce, spinach, radishes, yellow peppers, cucumber, Santos tomatoes, spicy-sweet cherry peppers and Altamura croutons, dressed with a creamy herb dressing. INSALATA FORMAGGIO DI CAPRA (V) 9.95 Goats cheese toasted on Altamura bread with oven roasted tomatoes and oregano on a salad of Cos lettuce, spinach, green beans, butter beans, caramelised onions, cucumber, Santos tomatoes, spicy-sweet cherry peppers, chargrilled peppers and dressed with a creamy herb dressing. CHEF'S SALAD 10.45 Smoked prosciutto, avocado, buffalo mozzarella and artichoke, with tomatoes, cucumber, olives, peppers, red onion, mixed leaves and fresh basil. Topped with Grana Padano cheese and croutons; drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and lemon. CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD 9.55 Seasoned pan-fried chicken breast served on Cos lettuce with croutons, shaved Grana Padano cheese and our Caesar dressing. We serve our salads dressed. Please ask if you prefer your dressing on the side. SIDES RUSTIC CHIPS (V) 3.15 Served with our garlic mayonnaise. ROASTED NEW CHARLOTTE POTATOES (V) 3.15 MIXED SALAD (V) 3.25 ROCKET SALAD 3.25 Rocket and tomato dressed with balsamic vinegar and garnished with Grana Padano cheese.