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Rustico

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Summer Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
1224 658444
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Today
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 12:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 542
    Excellent
  • 317
    Very good
  • 97
    Average
  • 38
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing

Love this place. As always, food was spot on. It's the service that makes this place so good, the staff genuinely care. Tie this in with delicious food and you're onto a winner

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Martin M
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Love this place. As always, food was spot on. It's the service that makes this place so good, the staff genuinely care. Tie this in with delicious food and you're onto a winner

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've visited this restaurant numerous times, with both friends and family, and generally it had been an enjoyable experience. Unfortunately the last two times I've visited I have had a distinctly unenjoyable experience through the night till the next morning. It wasn't fun at all. Once I could call a fluke but twice is a kicker. Definitely won't be back... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Went with family for a birthday celebration, and enjoyed some excellent food- the pasta of the day in particular (lamb meatballs with tagliatelle) was fantastic, and all the food and wine was great value. The service was good... Our waitress was a little intense though! Appreciated her enthusiasm, but it was borderline overbearing at times... Don't let that put you... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had my daughter's 21st here last weekend and it was a huge success. The decor is quite plain (rustic) and the tables and chairs a little cramped, but the food and staff were fantastic. The starters are the size of many main courses in "modern" restaurants, and the food is all freshly made and cooked (you can just tell).... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Varied menu, tastefully rustic premises Acceptable portions but inattentive waiters. No mobile signals. Irish coffe not recommended

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a girl friends get together for lunch. Excellent service, tasty food at good prices. Book in advance to save disappointment especially for evening dining

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We have been here a couple of times now and found the food to be very good, add to that the cosy feel it makes it an ideal venue for a quick lunch or all evening meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This has to be one of my faviourite places to eat whether it is with friends, family or work, they meet every requirement. With a cosy and friendly atmosphere, and food that can only wish you had three stomachs you'll be coming back to try more. My faviourite has to be the calamari cooked beautifully everytime. Rusticos won't let you... More 

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Scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Strikes a nice balance between being homely for a family gathering or discrete for those wanting more privacy. Should find something to suit everyone with a varied menu.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

previously enjoyed this restaurant but feel it was expensive for the poor experience we had recently. we were placed, as a table of 2, amongst three separate, large groups of people. One group was so noisy we could not talk or hear each other across the table. This will certainly make us think again about booking a table here. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Summer Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: 1224 658444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?