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Rustico Bistro

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2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
+44 1225 310064
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Traditional and authentic italian restaurant

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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 7
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food!

We were in Bath for three nights and ate here the first night at the recommendation of our inn host. We had such a great experience that we went back the last night and ordered additional dishes that were all great. The Cioppino and the Fettucine Rustico were big hits.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
sherrip49
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San Luis Obispo, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We were in Bath for three nights and ate here the first night at the recommendation of our inn host. We had such a great experience that we went back the last night and ordered additional dishes that were all great. The Cioppino and the Fettucine Rustico were big hits.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Ate here tonight. Excellent. Home cooked feel good food. So extremely yummy. Just as if you were in an Italian village restaurant. Slight frustration not to be offered a drink while reading the menu. All a bit slow at that stage but the food was so good it didn't matter in the end. If you are looking for a smart... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great spot to have a very tasty informal lunch. Too windy to sit outside but enjoyed the atmosphere inside. Good friendly service and very generous starter portions - plenty for lunchtime.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Rustico Bistro is very nice.... Try and get a table outside (if it's warm enough) or inside on the main level (there are only 4!). The rest of the tables are in the basement. Service was very good and overall, our meals were very good as well. We started with bread and olives and also had an arugula (rocket)... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My partner and I have just returned from a few days away in Bath which was lovely! We visited this little Italian on our last night and had a super meal. We both had the Cioppino and I followed it with the panna cotta which was absolutely delicious. We would definitely visit again next time we are in Bath. Great... More 

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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Dropped into this little place as were really hungry, although knowing we were having a big dinner only wanted something to fill the gap. The serving staff were only too happy to make substitutions and tweak items to suit our fussy palates and our meal was quickly served and very tasty. Clearly very fresh ingredients were used and we noticed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This was lovely intimate Italian restaurant where we chose to celebrate our Primary School Reunion after 35 years! We were not disappointed. Great hearty regional Italian food - my homemade ravioli stuffed with cuttlefish with a ragu was delicious

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BATH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We live in Bath and spend 70% of the time dining out, there are hundreds of restaurants in Bath but only a handful I can say, offer great tasting, fresh produce. cooked in front of you. The venue is small and cosy, good italian music playing in the back ground gives it the atmosphere and it has a bigger area... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I booked a table for my boyfriend and I after reading the reviews and they weren't lying. It was really cute and personal. The place is tiny and you can see your dinner being cooked! The waiters were lovely and the food was yummy. Being italian myself i was not disapointed! It was really home italian food!

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Bude
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a lovely evening here with great food and friendly, efficient service. We were in the upstairs part, looking on to the street, and I think that was a great place to be. We might have been happy in the downstairs part too, but we were very happy to be where we were. A great experience and a place... More 

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Additional Information about Rustico Bistro

Address: 2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
Phone Number: +44 1225 310064
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 310064

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions

Description

Traditional and authentic italian restaurant
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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