We enjoyed a great family meal here. The steaks were particularly good, as well as the lasagna. Staff were polite and attentive. The wine was great. I was surprised to find a 20% service charge added to the bill. Overall a good night out, and...More

    thumb Em V
    12/16/2018
  •   We had the Antipasto Rustico and Polpette di Melanzane for starters, both of which were beautifully presented and delicious (particularly the Polpette di Melanzane). For mains, we had the Lasagna Nonna Gianna (not sure I have tasted a better Lasagna outside of Italy) and Cioppino...More

    thumb ScottieH08
    1/21/2019

      The most authentic Italian atmospheres I found in Bath, so far, without many thrills and straight to the point: food prepared with love! We have recently been to celebrate a friend, and apart from an initial set of tasty antipasti that we all shared, the...More

    thumb Paola B
    11/07/2018

      Dined here on a busy Friday evening two weeks ago. It was a lovely evening anyway as it was a rare close family gathering. Chose this place as it looked nice, was just down the road from our rented flat, and I love small, genuine...More

    thumb Peter030560
    11/24/2018
  •   Booked a weekend away for my husband’s birthday and looked on Tripadvisor for good restaurants. Choose Rustico Bistro due to its great reports. Not disappointed in the slightest. A very small and cosy restaurant, that just makes you feel you are getting great family home...More

    thumb Caroline H
    11/14/2018

      Enjoyed some excellent Italian food from the set lunch menu. It was freshly cooked and tested really good. Only gripe would be slightly pricey glass of wine.

    thumb DJS23800
    12/05/2018

      Fantastic meal & even better service. What a wonderful night, with the fabulous staff. The nicest Italian I've had in a long time. Thank you all so much. We'll definitely visit again!

    thumb Sharon W
    12/01/2018
  •   This cosy restaurant offers a friendly, personal service and truly authentic, delicious Italian food. There was a great selection of dishes, could highly recommend the lasagne!

    thumb Vicky J
    10/29/2018

      What a great place. We visited for lunch on a Saturday and had an awesome lunch. I went for the whole sea bream which was cooked perfectly, so succulent and packed full of flavour!! My wife went for the carbonara which was beautiful and creamy...More

    thumb Matt T
    12/18/2018

      Once again, having asked whether there was a table-for-two available, we were confronted with the question whether we had booked. Their reactive / responsive question clearly acknowledges little or no understanding of the polite initial query; for otherwise on arrival I should surely state that...More

    thumb SignorMaRcOpOlO
    11/14/2018
  •   We had lunch here in a nearly empty restaurant, but the food was good. Superbly fried calamari and lovely fresh pasta followed by tiramisu – memories of Italy. One friend had sea bream which was beautifully prepared

    thumb Priscilla284
    12/20/2018

      Called in for lunch as nearby cafe was too busy. So glad we did. Made to feel very welcome and food delicious. Highly recommended.

    thumb Christine Y
    2/27/2019

      Just popped over to Bath to visit son. He had spotted the restaurant while waiting for us to get through traffic. Walked straight in for a table for 4. The sea bass was excellent as were some of the other specials. Lovely atmosphere and the...More

    thumb alun599
    3/03/2019
  •   Tucked between the Royal Crescent and The Circle we were glad we had made a reservation. Lunch menu had a variety of choices. Had the lamb fettuccini special – tasty and would have been even better if served on a warmed plate as it got...More

    thumb Paradise786626
    11/28/2018

      This is the kind of neighbourhood Italian restaurant that we all want. After Friday's great dinner, we realised we had walked past it too often in the last year on the way to lesser meals. Aubergine parmigana cooked beautifully, my favourite spinach and ricotta canneloni...More

    thumb carolu686
    3/03/2019

      After escaping the Christmas markets on a wet and windy Friday this was a very welcome refuge. The restaurant is quite small so I would recommend booking. I had the calamari to start which was spot on – it's a simple dish but so often...More

    thumb Tony E
    12/12/2018
  •   Always great and not expensive, lovely food and wine ?would go back there again and again, bit out of the big chains and that’s the power, local sourced products and experienced staff

    thumb sanjuan72
    9/16/2018

      My wife and l make an annual visit to Bath and always eat at this great little Italian restaurant. The food is good honest Italian food and with good service.

    thumb Hadley38
    11/23/2018

      Lovely food, great service. All round wonderful. Would highly recommend if you love real italian food – no pizza

    thumb Inspiration49159
    9/16/2018
  •   This restaurant has a lovely ambience. The service was faultless, staff were friendly and attentive. The food was outstanding, we thoroughly enjoyed every bite from the starter to the main course and on to the dessert! Book a table and see for yourself!

    thumb TabbronJules
    1/13/2019

      This is our favorite place in Bath for authentic Italian dishes – we always go there when we want lasagna, penne arrabiatta and a great bruschetta. During our last visit today we got soup of the day which was served with their incredible garlic bread...More

    thumb 787aistes
    1/05/2019

      Visited this lovely restaurant for lunch. Great service, very reasonable prices (Lunch £7.95), and FANTASTIC food. I love Italian food and this was probably the best Italian food I've eaten in the UK. I only live 10 miles away and I'm looking forward to visiting...More

    thumb SirWindy
    10/13/2018
  •   Great food, great atmosphere, great service in this quaint little bistro. Not a lot else to say other than they serve the best lasagne I’ve ever had and the best tiramisu I’ve ever had! Magnifico!!

    thumb RobbieRocker
    1/26/2019

      Small, clean, tidy, friendly. GREAT FOOD! From the moment we walked in the "family" welcomed us, did all those little things that make a difference, pulled chairs out, took coats, recommended wines etc. Specials board and menu might be considered limited but its not a...More

    thumb Frankie H
    2/18/2019

      An absolute blast, the quality of the food and service is outstanding. The pasta is cooked to Al Dente just the way it should be. The homemade recipes are excellent. Oh and to the Vegan below: How many meat options does a vegan restaurant offer?...More

    thumb 1FHL
    2/15/2019
  •   We had a great meal at this coozy Italian restaurant in Bath. Food was good and the staff and environment were very welcoming. We wouldn’t hesitate going back

    thumb Denis-paiens
    12/28/2018

      My partner and I had a lovely time. Food was amazing and the service superb. Very intimate and friendly venue.

    thumb chrisfA181AM
    1/03/2019

      Splendidly welcoming intimate Italian restaurant. Family style service with good simple nourishing and well prepared dishes – even the garlic bread is special!

    thumb davidbR9385UZ
    11/11/2018
  •   We were luckly oo n a saturday night before xmas. we booked another Italian restaurant and it was such a choas so we left. In the end we decided to try this place where my friend tried to book one week before but no tables...More

    thumb vivianl139
    12/09/2018

      We enjoyed a great family meal here. The steaks were particularly good, as well as the lasagna. Staff were polite and attentive. The wine was great. I was surprised to find a 20% service charge added to the bill. Overall a good night out, and...More

    thumb Em V
    12/16/2018

      Had been several times and asked if they could please do a good vegan salad if we booked Saturday but they said the kitchen was too small to do vegan food. Pointed to a couple of simple (boring) vegan options but they are not at...More

    thumb lovefindingbestplace
    2/13/2019