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Rustico Bistro

2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
+44 1225 310064
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fettuccine” (26 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (10 reviews)
“garlic bread” (20 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Margarets Buildings, Bath BA1 2LP, England
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11 - 20 of 685 reviews

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Pasta tastes fresh, well cooked and bolognese was perfect. Fish just slightly over cooked, however salad fresh and well presented. They have some frequent/important diners whom they spent a lot of attention on. Service was very efficient and functional.

Thank Masrita I
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This is a fabulous restaurant. The food, the wine, the atmosphere and the service are all excellent without any reservation. We've been a number of times on visits to Bath and it's been 100% consistent for us.

Thank dkch2
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Decent family restaurant. Service grown-up and efficient. Pork tenderloin, onglet and bruschetta all of good quality. Very good espresso. Around £35 per head with a good bottle of wine. Nothing to dislike, and plenty to appreciate.

Thank davidw187069
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Very cosy and authentic Italian restaurant. The pastas were both outstanding, good size and a fair price. Excellent service and would definitely eat here again when I next return to Bath

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Small Bistro in pedestrian alley just on town side of Royal Crescent, with some outside tables. 10 minutes walk from City centre. Good atmosphere, good friendly service. Tried Gorgonzola Gnocchi and Salmon Penne special, both excellent. Will be back!

Thank PeterC777
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We made a special trip to Rustico Bistro for a light lunch. Our experience was disappointing when compared to all the great reviews listed. We must have been unlucky and found them on one of their 'off' days. We believe it was one of the...More

Thank psjrwells
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Proper Italian food and good service. Quiet environment as there are not many tables. Not expensive. I definitely recommend it.

Thank Claudio D
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Found by chance, and what a find. Excelkent food, simple cosy interior, great service. Will definately return. Fillet steak was superb.

Thank alan g
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Food was fantastic; very reminiscent of small bistros in southern Italy. The service was attentive and jovial, helped by the small size of the restaurant which gave a cosy atmosphere. Pricing was high but I see this as a restaurant you would use for a...More

Thank dcnewstead
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt the best restaurant in Bath; my wife have frequented this lovely restaurant for about 6 months and everything about every meal has been perfect. The welcome is friendly and inviting; service is impeccable and always the right side of attentive. Food is...More

1  Thank MartinNJayne
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Shirley C
25 July 2016|
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Response from NickMick_13 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in replying it has a lovely atmosphere, not too moist
Jackie G
25 December 2014|
Response from Paddyo17 | Reviewed this property |
A Taxi would take you around 5-10 mins taking into account traffic, as for walking it is a pleasant 15 mins walk through the centre of Bath
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$89
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:45
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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