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Il Rustico

4 Bench Street, Dover CT16 1JH, England
01304 211110
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Ranked #9 of 134 Restaurants in Dover
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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London, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Ate here a few times in a group and every experience was the same. Each time we went here I hoped the food would improve. The first time we went people’s meals were forgotten to be served, they then had to order food again when everyone else had eaten. Service was very slow and food served was just warm. Pasta... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I have visited il rustico many times with friends and teenage daughter the waiters are so polite and friendly. The food is good and well priced. I have sampled pasta dishes and meat dishes from the menu and have been of a high standard. The pizzas are also good. The standard in il rustico is high very clean also. overall... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I had heard great things about this restaurant, mainly about how good the food is, well how wrong these people were! The food was sub substandard for the prices they are charging, very watery, no flavour except tomato, desert of pannacotta (which I was looking forward to the most) had a rubbery texture to the bottom of it. Like someone... More

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

I had a night stay in Dover for work. I wondered into town from the seafront and passed by the Il Rustico it looked about OK from outside and I was pleasantly surprised when I decided to go in after a very short wander around the town centre. The Il Rustico is nicely set up and has a genuine Italian... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

10 of us went in all including veggies, hardcore carnivores and weight watchers! Lots of choice and no complaints. Great food and service and reasonable price.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Always made to feel welcome here, no matter how busy they are! Delicious food keeps us returning time after time, Well done!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Huge portions, cooked fresh. Pasta and pizza both very good.y daughter and son can't wait to come back.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I had a lovely dinner with my wife for my birthday! Definitely we gonna visit that such a nice restaurant again!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Excellent service. Very warm and welcoming staff. Food was delicious. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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154 reviews 154 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Mrs Too and I walked to dinner at Il Rustico from the Best Western Dover Marina Hotel where we were staying. It was seven-eightish when we arrived and the restaurant was doing a brisk business but was not crowded or noisy. We were seated promptly by the owner (perhaps manager) and given menus. Even the merest of questions evoked a... More

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