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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: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Very good food.... Service not ideal...

My wife and I came here with another couple. It was meant to be a special night... Certainly the seafood special and in fact all of the food was very good. Well complimented by a good selection of wines. The evening was slightly spoilt by inconsistent service. The restaurant was unexpectedly busy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Nishan F
via mobile
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I came here with another couple. It was meant to be a special night... Certainly the seafood special and in fact all of the food was very good. Well complimented by a good selection of wines. The evening was slightly spoilt by inconsistent service. The restaurant was unexpectedly busy for a mid-week night and that may be... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Had booked a meal for my sons Birthday albeit a late time due to circumstances. 9PM. Upon arrival asked if looking at the opening times they were indeed going to be closing at 10-15 pm on a Saturday night. Told immediately that no thats only for last order for food. We could stay as long as we wanted. Started off... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

I'd been looking forward to going here for ages. Food and service was great. Had a table for 6 and we could not speak to each other because of the noise and bad acoustics upstairs, in particular one woman who felt the whole restaurant needed to hear her life story. Left after main meal which was such a shame. Might... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

When I went into this restaurant, I had high expectations after it looked nice and having a large menu. The bread that they served was hard and seemed like it was frozen. I ordered a Milanese De Pollo which is chicken and breadcrumbs. When I ordered it, the breadcrumbs was brown/grey. It looked horrible and undesirable. It looked bad. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The food at Rustico is always perfectly cooked and flavoursome; on the menu the different types of fish makes for a nice chance from the usual salmon or cod served in most other restaurants. Staff is a bit of hit and miss, and although the restaurant is big they fit a bit too many tables into a small room the... More 

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great local restaurant, good value for money. Really cause place for a date with your friends. Would recommend for groups or work lunch.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Went for a relaxing dinner with a friend, who suggested Rustico - and I'm glad she did. A charming, cosy restaurant, we were greeted by every staff member on the way to our table. Our server was promptly over offering the wine list, and specials were described. Food was fantastic, they even changed a dish to cater to my specific... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Rustico and Mi Amore are by far, the best Italians I have been too in Aberdeen, simply unbeatable, the food is just delicious and staff are very lovely and friendly... lovely lay out and decoration but it's a pity as since it's such a popular place, it can be very busy and very noisy especially on Friday and Saturday nights,... More 

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Aberdeen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good Italian fare in a very rustic and quaint setting. The menu is extensive however even the "simple" dishes are made really well and demonstrate how wrong some of the chain restaurants are cooking these staple dishes. Good service, very very busy at the weekends however a great lighter lunch menu for those who are in a hurry. Highly recommended

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Billed as one of Aberdeens top Italians i was underwhelmed by my experience. I visited in a large party and was shoe horned into a tiny space with table legs and chair widths not complying. This made for a uncomfortable setting. The service seemed rushed and at times overwhelmed staff whizzing all over the place and constantly having to stop... More 

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Additional Information about Rustico

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

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?