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Rustico

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Summer Street, Aberdeen, Scotland
1224 658444
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5:30 pm - 9:00 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
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 524
    Excellent
  • 308
    Very good
  • 92
    Average
  • 35
    Poor
  • 19
    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
Lively restaurant serving excellent Italian!

Interesting restaurant on three floors. Busy, and lively with good atmosphere. Traditional Italian decor and table settings. Wide range of choice on the menu - consensus in our party of 8 was the pasta dishes scored highest but generally the food was of a high standard. Service was good - a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Ian W
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Interesting restaurant on three floors. Busy, and lively with good atmosphere. Traditional Italian decor and table settings. Wide range of choice on the menu - consensus in our party of 8 was the pasta dishes scored highest but generally the food was of a high standard. Service was good - a good venue at very reasonable prices.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This is my favourite restaurant in Aberdeen. Love the food and atmosphere. Great daily specials and the menu also changes regularly.

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Aberdeenshire
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

I love everything about Rustico. The God, the device, the atmosphere. It's a little bit of what I remember about Italy, right in he middle of Aberdeen. Highly recommended

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

There are many eating nooks and crannies in this restaurant, upstairs and on the ground floor. Most mobility requirements can be catered for. However, as this is rightly a popular place to eat, just to make sure you get seating that is right for you,if you can, book ahead. That said, we arrived without reservations on a Sunday evening. The... More 

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Pyongyang, North Korea
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Rustico is one of the better Italian restaurants I have been to. Lets say that this restaurant is far better than many Italian restaurants in Italy - and cheaper! The service is really nice and the food is tasty. There is no fancy at Rustico. You order pasta, they bring pasta - and it is just lovely. One thing is... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Been here a few times now. You will not be disappointed. The food is great the service is brilliant and the atmosphere and look of the resturant is great. Hands down the best italian restaurant in aberdeen. The only criticism I would have is that I expected for an Italian restaurant there would be a few pizzas on the menu.

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Lovely restaurant. My parents took me here when my ship came into a Aberdeen harbour. Very friendly welcome, all staff were great. Nice atmosphere. Our waiter was friendly and had a great knowledge of the menu and that day's specials. I had the caprese starter and the lasagne for my main and both were brilliant. When the bill came, the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We went for Mother's Day lunch. I had the seafood spaghetti dish and it was amazing. Really should go back more often. The portions are huge. The staff are so attentive.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Large portion sizes were great, wine list was good and staff were friendly. The starters took a while to come and we saw three tables who came in after us get their starter before us. when we asked they said that our starter took longer to make.... Don't know if I belive this and was annoyed that we weren't warned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food is always good here. Me and my boyfriend love this place. My first choice for every date night! Best service I've received in any aberdeen restaurant as well. 10/10

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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: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, 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?