Best Italian restaurant my fiancé and myself have ever been in UK. The place reminded us of Italy, it really felt like to be in our own hometown (we are both from Italy), the food was absolutely amazing and we were so happy to have...More

    thumb X7193AZgiuliac
    4/13/2019
  •   Run by brothers Franco and Darix, this is a very friendly restaurant with outstanding food at good value. The home made pasta is the best I have ever eaten and there is a range of other outstanding, creative dishes. The garlic bread (a simple delight)...More

    thumb Mark M
    8/24/2019

      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

      Food good; service a bit sketchy. Started well,with our glasses never running dry, then all but evaporated towards the end. Waiter actually snatched away our empty wine bottle without asking whether we wanted anything else. Took four of us about 15 mins to flag down...More

    thumb ScottishMoe
    9/16/2019
  •   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

      A rainy summer evening was just the time to visit this – as advertised – cosy and welcoming restaurant. The upstairs can only manage a few tables so we were downstairs in the basement. Unfortunately, this does not present well; there is something claustrophobic and...More

    thumb Suzanne D
    8/15/2019

      Not fussy, not pretentious not big either but great tasty quality Italian food. Sitting on the ground floor you wonder how the food can be prepared in the very small kitchen in front of you. Probably the best Italian that I've had outside of Italy....More

    thumb jh2
    5/18/2019
  •   Fantastic traditional Italian restaurant. Parmigiana was the best I’ve ever tasted, and the sea bream was cooked to perfection. Would definitely go again.

    thumb MarkJGrainger
    3/08/2020

      We come here fairly regularly – the food is great and we like the family feel of the restaurant. But we don't drink and the soft drinks are very limited – no alcohol free Peroni, elderflower presse, ginger beer or mocktails eg Peach Bellini -...More

    thumb Mdot25
    11/14/2019

      I know you want to eat local food while in England but this is an exception. It’s like bring in Italy. Food authentic including the bread and omg the garlic bread and bruchetta. Lasagna and bolignese sauce are special. Careful just like in Italy they...More

    thumb Jmo5692
    9/16/2019
  •   We came across this lovely restaurant by chance we went in and had there set lunch good was lovely very good value the owner was very nice we will visit again

    thumb birminghambabe
    2/24/2020

      Cosy atmosphere and lovely food. The menu is limited but very tasty. The specials are delicious., We had salmon ravioli and steak with rocket. The staff are very attentive. Reasonable price and worth a visit. We would definitely come back here.

    thumb colletteb190
    8/07/2019

      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
  •   This restaurant is everything good about a family run Italian – fresh, tasty food, good buzzy atmosphere and friendly caring service.

    thumb janny39
    9/07/2019

      My wife and I and son & partner had dinner here one evening. Friendly, efficient service and a good selection of starters and main courses. I finished with a cheesecake, which would have been better served with some cream or ice cream. It can get...More

    thumb Ian D
    8/12/2019

      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
  •   During a recent visit to Bath, my wife and decided to eat at Rustico Bistro, following a recommendation from our hotel. It was only a short walk away and we were happy with it's homely and unpretentious feel. The menu though small was varied with...More

    thumb Linda B
    2/24/2020

      This is such a cosy little restaurant with fantastic quality food. The fettuccine bolognese was amazing- we didn’t want it to end. The service was also excellent and staff were very attentive. Would definitely recommend.

    thumb rvw92
    10/20/2019

      This lovely family owned restaurant came highly recommended and it didn't disappoint. Friendly , welcoming staff and great homemade food ,perfect pasta and Tiramisu to die for, next time we're in Bath we'll definitely go again.

    thumb 952gloriab
    11/04/2019
  •   Having spent the morning walking around Bath, and having just been to the Royal Crescent just before lunch we were ready for this when we strolled down Margarets Buildings. It lived up to our hopes and expectations, We chose to eat inside, but others were...More

    thumb unclebobjim
    10/29/2019

      Stumbling upon Rustico Bistro was a highlight of my weekend in Bath! Located near the Royal Crescent, tucked away from the hubbub of the city centre, this is the place to go for simply stunning and stunningly simple Italian cuisine. Best of all, the staff...More

    thumb Bridget_A_15
    10/13/2019

      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
  •   Came here for our anniversary on a recommendation from a friend and it did not disappoint!! Great atmosphere and rustic feel to the place, the room downstairs with the fire is beautfiul, lots of quaint and homey italian touches! The food is beautiful, the best...More

    thumb samboreham
    1/29/2020

      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

      Best Italian restaurant my fiancé and myself have ever been in UK. The place reminded us of Italy, it really felt like to be in our own hometown (we are both from Italy), the food was absolutely amazing and we were so happy to have...More

    thumb X7193AZgiuliac
    4/13/2019
  •   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

      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

      It was raining and we didn't want to walk too far. This restaurant is in a small street that is full of little shops, cafes,..etc. As the name indicates, its decoration is rustic, very warm and inviting. Although we hadn't made a reservation, we were...More

    thumb CreA_Ative
    9/01/2019
  •   Authentic Italian restaurant. Great service. Ordered from the lunch menu and a bottle of Chardonnay. Good value for money.

    thumb Bevanie R
    8/21/2019

      Beautiful Italian food, with great service! 100% recommend this place! Bit out of the centre, small place but definitely worth visiting!

    thumb timkorto
    4/26/2019

      Cosy, friendly, delicious food, delightful staff, pure Italian magic. In Bath with a group of old friends and booked more in hope than expectation. We ended up having a delightful evening and will book again next time we are in Bath.

    thumb DaveHermelin
    12/04/2019