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Rustico Bistro

2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
01225 310064
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Ranked #11 of 443 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $64
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional and authentic italian restaurant
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We stumbled upon this restaurant when we first arrived in Bath and wow what a great find! The food was amazing, great atmosphere and service. Well worth a visit.

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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Had lunch at Rustico Bistro having seen the reviews on tripadvisor. We were not disappointed. We both had bruschetta to start which was lovely. I had lasagne for main and my wife had chicken and mushroom linguine and both were excellent. The pasta for the linguine was cooked to perfection. As other reviews have said the restaurant is very small... More

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Casteau, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

This is the second best italian place in Bath (Sotto Sotto is first). But this very small restaurant has about 5 tables inside and 4 outside, so booking ahead is in your best interest. I had some of the best Saltimbocca ever! Along with a house special starter of a fig and endive salad and a wonderful wine from Puglia.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Dined here last night. It was busy and had a lovely atmosphere. The service was great and we felt well looked after. The menu was simple which worked well. My husband had the lasagna which was very tasty and I had a porcini mushroom pasta dish of the specials blackboard. My dish was superb, so simple but cooked to perfection!... More

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Bath, England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Just had a lovely evening at Rustico..fantastic food, caring and perfect service and reasonable price. Such a refreshing change to go out for a meal when everything was so good!!....Well done to all running it...Faultless.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The staff were great, very chatty and attentive. Excellent wine selection. My partner had bolognese to start which was the best ever, and our mains of liver and saltimbocca were terrific too.

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Mukilteo, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

This cozy Italian Bistro is a real find near the Royal Crescent in Bath. My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner of Pollo alla Diavola (roast chicken w/ olives and tomatoes plus being gluten-free) and Cioppino (Mediterranean seafood stew). The garlic bread was a favorite of mine. We shared a bottle of wine and the ambiance made the evening... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

In short this place is quality. Fantastic food, attentive staff, great wine and a 'rustic' authentic ambience. The food really did take us back to Tuscany. Can't give higher praise, thanks again for a great night and we will endeavour to return next time with our little one! Rustico Bistro... Bellissimo!

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

If you want to have a change from the usual Italian chains give this place a try. This is authentic Italian food in a small friendly bistro and you won't be disappointed. Well worth supporting these independent places or they will disappear. The staff were attentive without being obtrusive.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Visited on a Friday evening with friends, in brief it was an excellent meal served by friendly staff in a lovely setting and not expensive! Will certainly be returning.

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