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Rustica

2 / 1 King Street | Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
4929 3333
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Ranked #33 of 334 Restaurants in Newcastle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sydney
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

My partner and I shared the lamb dish it was delicious, desserts were good also, wine selection and services was perfect. Will definitely be back.

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear that you and your partner enjoyed our menu items during your recent visit. We appreciate your positive feedback and your loyalty to return. We look forward to having you as our guests again in the near future! More

Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Have the lamb shoulder - you wont regret this! This is an excellent restaurant. We decided to have a farewell lunch here with my parents before departing for Brisbane and I do not regret this decision at all. From the quail to the lamb shoulder and everything in between this has to be one of the best meals I have... More

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with us. We love reading reviews like the one you’ve written. We agree, the lamb shoulder is a must try! We genuinely appreciate your loyalty and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More

Shoal Bay, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Booked a table at this restaurant for my daughters birthday. We had a party of 10 with a seat by the window The service was excellent and the food was amazing I believe the prices should be increased excellent value. Definitely recommend this restaurant, Can't wait to return.

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for choosing us as your venue to celebrate your daughter’s birthday. We are very pleased to hear that you received the excellent service and satisfaction that we strive to provide. We truly appreciate your future recommendations and your loyalty to return. We look forward to having you as our guests again in the future! More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Rustica terrorised local residents with their dj pumping out music so loud that families were left angry and disgruntled at their blatant disregard for nearby residents. Local developers need to consider the impact this could have on nearby development.

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

Dear NewyAme, Rustica held a wedding on Sunday afternoon and the first we knew of any issues was at 7pm when the police let us know there was a noise complaint, which happened to coincide with the end of the function. Our restaurant manageress, Stephanie, then checked the phone message bank (which we don’t always attend to during service hours),... More

Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have been here as a couple and with friends and we love this venue. I really enjoy tapas as you get a little bit of everything without it being boring. The decor is distinctive. Service is very friendly and informal.

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience as our guest. We love reading reviews like the one you've written. Please stop by again in the near future! More

Newcastle, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Rustica has become the preferred restaurant for our family get togethers, The atmosphere is always relaxing, The staff provide an excellent service and topping it all of is the pleasure of enjoying the Great food whilst taking in the Magic views.

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with positive feedback. It puts a smile on our face to hear that we have become the preferred restaurant for your family get-togethers. We will pass your kind words along to our staff! More

Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Rustica has become my husband's restaurant of choice on his birthday. Great food, great service and an amazing view.

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, We are very pleased to hear that your husband likes to celebrate his birthday at our restaurant. We appreciate your support and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful food, wonderful service. Very accommodating to children and lovely service. The view is stunning

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

We are very pleased to hear that enjoyed our scenic views and menu items as our guest. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon! More

Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

great venue - great food at an expected price. fantastic location with views over Newcastle beach. the only downside is you have to go outside and downstairs to use the toilet

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

We appreciate the positive feedback that you’ve provided us. We are very pleased to hear how much you enjoy our venue along with our food and you will be happy to know that we have just constructed work on putting new toilets in the restaurant. These should be installed around the end of next month. Stop in anytime! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've never had a bad meal here! The lamb shoulder is a must try and the chocolate fondant is amazing as well. A great restaurant for special occasions and also a relaxing lunch with amazing views.

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WAC98, Manager at Rustica, responded to this review

Dear Melinda, It’s great to hear that you’ve always had an excellent meal as our guest. We will pass your compliments along to our head chef. Please stop by again in the near future! More

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Additional Information about Rustica

Address: 2 / 1 King Street | Newcastle Beach, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 4929 3333
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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