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Unita 4, Ashford

This authentic Italian restaurant and terrace serves freshly made pasta dishes and tempting pizzas that all the family will love. Plus hands-on classes to teach you the art of artisanal pasta making from scratch. Oh and there's a cracking cocktail bar too - Saluti!

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Listen up, because we think you’ll love this new opening at the very cool Elwick Place in Ashford. Unita 4, pronounced Unita Quattro, offers a family-friendly environment under the guidance of head chef and restaurateur Damiano Vecchio. Or equally, you can soak up the Italian cooking with girlfriends or date night before/after cinema at Picturehouse cinema above you!

Following his success as a chef and restauranteur in South London, Damiano Vecchio is thrilled to bring his 20 years experience to this vibrant new venture. He says: ‘My aim is to create a happy and welcoming environment for guests to enjoy freshly made pasta while feeling the positive Italian vibes.’

Damiano brings a touch of his home region Puglia – the heel of Italy’s boot – to Ashford and is passionate about creating delicious, freshly made pasta dishes and authentic pizzas, with plenty of vegetarian options too.

Drool over their full menu, with dishes like Pappardelle duck and rosemary ragout with smoked Scamorza cheese; Fusilli with smoked salmon, leeks & walnuts; and Gnocchetti sardi with prawns, pumpkin & sage. But it’s the homemade ravioli that always gets us foaming at the mouth.

You’ll be able to watch their chefs kneading, stretching and turning fresh dough into delicious pasta, ready to be drenched in tasty homemade tasty Italian sauces. We can also recommend the Workshop Kitchen where you can book a session with friends to learn the art of artisanal pasta making from scratch with Damiano and his team in fun, interactive cooking classes. It’s time to bring out the Italian ‘Nonna’ in you…

Vegetarians and vegans are going to walk away happy since they have winning dishes like  Orecchiette pasta with locally sourced wild broccoli, garlic & chilli and its Strascinati pasta with Spello lentils, mixed wild mushrooms, & truffle oil.

A Muddy favourite is the stunning long brass bar, designed with Aperitivo hour in mind. Allow yourself to be transported to Italy with their enticing selection of Italian wines, beers and Prosecco plus Cocktails!

You’ll want to know about the 2 for 1 cocktails (Mon-Thur, 1-4pm) and feast on its cocktail list, including the restaurant’s signature Negroni and Campari.


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01233 531980

Opening hours
Monday: 11am - 11pm
Tuesday: 11am - 11pm
Wednesday: 11am - 11pm
Thursday: 11am - 11pm
Friday: 11am - 11pm
Saturday: 11am - 11pm
Sunday: 11am - 11pm

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