ASK Italian - Norwich

The ASK Italian chain of restaurants throughout the UK feature stylish, modern interiors and offer superb, fresh cuisine. With a range of Italian beers, sparkling Italian wine and an extensive wine list, this Norwich eatery is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing meal. A classic yet exciting menu is on offer, and is changed regularly to introduce new dishes. Choose from a tempting range of pasta recipes, including rich ravioli, and linguini mixed with king prawns. A superb selection of pizzas offer a whole host of bold toppings, while hearty mains combine premium ingredients like Portobello mushrooms and creamy white wine sauces.

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Information

Address
Unit 405
Chapelfield Plain
Chapelfield
Norwich
NR2 1SZ
Restaurant Style(s)
Family Restaurant
Restaurant Cuisine(s)
Italian
Pizza
Open Hours
Monday to Thursday: 12:00 - 23:00. Friday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:30. Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00.
Average Price for Meal
£19
Average Price for Main Course
£9

Special Offers

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

Offer available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only. This offer entitles you to 3 courses from this set menu. Book this offer

Location

Menu


STARTERS

ANTIPASTI CLASSICO
11.75
our favourite
A perfect-to-share board with buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, Finocchiona fennel salami, fresh rosemary & sea salt bread, olive tapenade and oven roasted tomatoes.

BRUSCHETTA
our favourite
The classic Italian toasted bread...

BRUSCHETTA CLASSICA (V)
4.95
Marinated tomatoes, red onion and fresh basil.

BRUSCHETTA CAPRA (V)
5.25
Our Classica bruschetta with soft goat's cheese and olive tapenade.

BRUSCHETTA PROSCIUTTO E BUFALA
5.25
Our Classica bruschetta with prosciutto and buffalo mozzarella.

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.

INSALATA CAPRESE
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.

MUSHROOMS AL FORNO
5.35
Baked mushrooms stuffed with mozzarella and Grana Padano cheese, onion, garlic and breadcrumbs, served with a garlic mayo dip.

CALAMARI
5.05
Crisp and golden baby squid, served with garlic mayo dip.


BREAD & NIBBLES

ROSEMARY & SEA SALT BREAD (V)
our favourite
Rosemary & sea salt bread fresh from the oven along with your choice of?
SOFT GOAT'S CHEESE (V)
4.35
OLIVE TAPENADE (V)
4.15
ASK EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL (V)
3.75

MARINATED OLIVES (V)
2.60
Tiny, sweet Niçoise olives alongside chunky Manzanilla olives in a herby marinade.

GARLIC BREAD (V)
3.85
GARLIC BREAD/ WITH CHEESE (V)

PASTA

Authentic Italian simplicity and flavour

SPAGHETTI ALLA BOLOGNESE
8.75
Classic spaghetti with tomato and minced beef Bolognese sauce, finished with a dash of wine.

LINGUINE ALLA GENOVESE (V)(N)
8.65
our favourite
From Genoa, famed for its pesto, this dish incorporates new Charlotte potatoes, green beans, pesto and a hint of cream.
Add chicken for £1.30

LINGUINE ALLE VONGOLE
10.55
our favourite
Ribbons of pasta cooked with shell-on clams, garlic, white wine, chilli, red onion and Santos tomatoes, in this traditional Italian recipe. Lemon juice and zest give a final twist to a spicy dish.

LINGUINE GAMBERI E RUCOLA
10.55
King prawns sautéed in olive oil, in a garlic, tomato and white wine sauce with rocket and oven-roasted tomatoes.

SPAGHETTI AL POMODORO
7.25
our favourite
Rich tomato sauce prepared to let its ingredients shine. Garlic,fresh basil and Santos tomatoes, with torn buffalo mozzarella and a final drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA
8.75
Crispy pancetta, Pecorino and Grana Padano cheeses cooked in garlic and fresh parsley with shaved Grana Padano.
All our pasta dishes above can be made with our new organic gluten-free pasta.

RAVIOLI DI ZUCCA ALLA SALVIA (V)
9.15
Butternut squash and mascarpone filled ravioli in a delicate butter, fresh sage and wine sauce, topped with rocket.

RAVIOLI MARITTIMO
10.15
Crayfish, crab and poached salmon ravioli parcels with ricotta cheese in a creamy tomato, garlic and basil sauce including juicy little prawns for good measure

RIGATONI DI MANZO PICCANTE
10.15
Baked rigatoni pasta with savoury ragù, beef meatballs, green chillies, fire-roasted red peppers, white wine and caramelised onions. Topped with mozzarella and Grana Padano cheese and served with a side salad.

PENNE AL POLLO DELLA CASA
9.85
Seasoned chicken breast with mushrooms, pasta and fresh thyme baked in a creamy wild mushroom and white wine sauce. Topped with Grana Padano cheese and served with a side salad.

LASAGNE
9.70
A four-layer lasagne made with egg pasta sheets, a delicate béchamel, our own Bolognese sauce with a dash of wine and Grana Padano cheese. Accompanied by a side salad.

MAINS

POLLO MARSALA
11.95
Roasted thyme-seasoned chicken supreme served with a creamy sauce of mushroom and Marsala wine, green beans and your choice of roasted new Charlotte potatoes or our rustic chips.

SALMONE RUSTICO (N)
12.45
A fillet of Scottish salmon roasted with a sauce of cherry tomatoes, red onion, black olives and white wine. Served with sautéed garlic green beans, roasted new Charlotte potatoes and drizzled with pesto.

TERRINA MEDITERRANEA
10.15
Chicken breast and king prawns casserole baked in a rich tomato sauce with courgettes, butter beans, black olives, red peppers, garlic, and raisins, with a dash of white wine and herbs. Served with our rosemary & sea salt bread.

RISOTTO POLLO E FUNGHI
11.45
Tender chicken breast slices and a variety of sautéed mushrooms cooked in a creamy white wine sauce. Garnished with sautéed oyster mushrooms and a sprig of fresh thyme.

RISOTTO FRUTTI DI MARE
12.20
A rich risotto with king prawns, clams, mussels and squid, creamily prepared in white wine, garlic, spring onion and tomato.

RISOTTO VEGETARIANA (V)
9.95
Caramelised leeks with oven-roasted tomatoes in cream and white wine with courgettes, peas, artichoke and black olives.

PANINO
our favourite
An Italian-style sandwich on rosemary & sea salt bread fresh from the oven with beef tomatoes, rocket and a 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
9.85
Succulent slices of pan-fried chicken breast.

PIZZA

PRIMA PIZZA
10.65
our favourite
Our range of premium pizzas prepared the classic Roman way with long, thin, crispy bases piled high with toppings and served with our homemade chilli olive oil.

PROSCIUTTO E BUFALA
Stone baked with tomato and mozzarella, and when fresh out of the oven, topped with ripped buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, rocket and dash of Calabrian oregano.

QUATTRO STAGIONI
Spring-like artichoke and Fontal cheese, summery spinach, prosciutto and Grana Padano cheese, autumnal fire-roasted red peppers with caramelised onion, anchovy and capers, then mushrooms with Grana Padano cheese to represent the winter months.

CAPRINA (V)
Stone baked with tomato and mozzarella and, when fresh out of the oven, topped with rocket, soft goat?s cheese, vine-ripened mini San Marzano tomatoes, olive tapenade and a touch of Calabrian oregano.

MARGHERITA (V)
6.85
Mozzarella and tomato classic with Calabrian wild oregano.

STROMBOLI
8.65
Pepperoni on a mozzarella and tomato base.
Add chillies if you like it hot.

VERDURE (V)
8.65
Artichoke, mushrooms, fire-roasted red peppers, Fontal cheese, black olives on mozzarella and tomato.
Topped with dressed rocket.

FIORENTINA
8.65
A fresh free range egg, cooked however you like it, on a tomato and mozzarella base with spinach, black olives and Grana Padano cheese.

GAMBERETTI
9.35
our favourite
Prawns, courgettes, crème fraîche, garlic and a seasoning of anchovies and capers are served on a classic tomato base and seasoned with Calabrian oregano.

POLLO PICCANTE CON PANCETTA
9.35
Spicy chicken breast with mushrooms, pancetta, Fontal cheese and fire-roasted red peppers on a mozzarella and tomato base.

FESTA DI CARNE
9.65
This carnivore?s favourite contains pancetta, prosciutto and pepperoni as well as tomato, mozzarella, red onion and fresh rosemary.

CALZONE CON CARNE PICCANTE
9.95
Spicy meat feast calzone with pepperoni, ham, pancetta, beef meatballs, chillies, mozzarella, pomodoro sauce and caramelised onions.
Extra toppings: Meat/fish 1.30; Vegetables 0.85; Cheese 1.05


SALADS

INSALATA DI POLLO E PANCETTA
9.65
Pan-fried chicken breast and crispy pancetta in a salad of avocado, baby spinach and cos lettuce with red onion and cherry tomatoes and a honey mustard dressing.

INSALATA AL TONNO E FAGIOLI
9.35
Yellow-fin tuna marinated in lemon juice, garlic and capers, served on a cos lettuce, green and butter bean salad with anchovies and red onion. Dressed with a herby vinaigrette and topped with a free range boiled egg.

For vegetarians, we?ll replace the tuna and anchovies with artichoke and black olives (v)

CHEF?S SALAD
10.15
our favourite
Prosciutto, avocado, buffalo mozzarella and artichoke with tomatoes, cucumber, black olives, peppers, red onion, mixed leaves and fresh basil. Garnished with Grana Padano cheese, Altamura croutons and dressed with our own lemon-infused oil.

CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD
9.35
Seasoned pan-fried chicken breast served on cos lettuce with Altamura croutons, shaved Grana Padano cheese and our Caesar dressing.



SIDES

RUSTIC CHIPS (V)
3.05
Served with our garlic mayo.

ROASTED NEW CHARLOTTE POTATOES (V)
3.05

MIXED SALAD (V)
3.05

ROCKET SALAD
3.05
Served with shaved Grana Padano cheese.