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Rustico Bistro

#13 of 422 Restaurants in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
+44 1225 310064
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Ealing, England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice for romantic meals. Attentive staff and quick service. Fish was v fresh and well cooked. Carpaccio beef excellent.

Thank Nick G
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here for a quick family lunch. The menu was small (which suggests freshly made) and food served promptly. I could tell dishes were made with fresh pasta. All very tasty and my husband declared the lasagne the 'best he'd ever tasted' . The tiramisu was excellent. We haven't tasted Italian food this good outside Italy!

1 Thank DesertRose5
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This cosy restaurant itself is a little on the small side, with tables no more than a few feet apart. This I assume would be a problem for those with pushchairs, wheelchairs, and those who would prefer a bit more space. The food can be smelt from the hatch in the wall that is the kitchen, which some customers may... More 

Thank Alexandra E
Bath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends (been before) & had a lovely time. Food excellent, service excellent, made very welcome. Will go back anytime!

Thank MoPick2
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Excellent quality Italian food, simple but delicious. Quick service without being rushed, we will be returning.

Thank Sonya N
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had a lovely evening at this friendly Italian restaurant, where the food was great! I had duck to start, with pasta and chicken to follow. The food is all freshly prepared and beautifully presented, using organic and locally produced produce. Friends had calamari, anti pasta, garlic bread, steak, all were delicious. The staff were perfect hosts and the lemon... More 

Thank Di B
Barnetby le Wold, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Great little venue with a real Italian feel. Service is courteous and attentive. Atmosphere is good whether upstairs or in the cosy cellar. Menu is typical Italian with a wide choice to suit all tastes. Prices are reasonable and the quality of food and drink really good. Service isn't rushed but just right giving time to enjoy the experience. Would... More 

1 Thank Harry Metcalfe
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Small intimate restaurant, you almost feel like your on holiday in a little world away! I had the bolognese and my partner had the cannelloni. Both starters and main course were absolutely delicious. Service was also great. Reasonably priced. Would love to go back!

1 Thank Lauren V M
Solihull, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had a lovely meal here on a very quiet Friday night (6 customers and 5 staff !!). The restaurant has a small seating area and kitchen at the street level but a larger seating area downstairs. The staff are very friendly and attentive. For starters we had the Pork Meatballs from Specials board and Venison Sausage with lentils. For... More 

Thank Andy_B_Solihull
Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is a very authentic Italian, it is all about the quality of the food, good wine and the friendliness of the service which is all provided at very reasonable prices. I would recommend you book or get there when they open at 6pm. The menu is complemented by a good selection of specials, my pasta and sauce was excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$80
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 310064
Traditional and authentic italian restaurant

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