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
  •   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

      We found this great restaurant when exploring Bath. The food was amazing, location lovely and staff helpful and friendly. Highly recommend it!

    thumb Katch123
    8/26/2019

      The best pasta we’ve ever eaten. Lovely little restaurant, attentive friendly service. Would definitely recommend – just wish we lived closer.

    thumb Julie E
    6/02/2019
  •   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

      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

      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
  •   Stumbled across this restaurant while out exploring & returned same day for dinner. This restaurant offers a truly Italian dining experience – the staff are just lovely, food really tasty & full of flavour – simple food cooked to perfection – best garlic bread we’ve...More

    thumb andrenamurdoch
    6/24/2019

      We saw this restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. We were lucky enough to grab one of the tables outside it was as it was a fabulous evening to sit outside. The food portions were very generous and the food was...More

    thumb DemetrisA22
    7/14/2019

      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
  •   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

      Went with my wife and daughter and loved this place. I was recommended it by an Italian friend of mine who thinks it is the most authentic Italian restaurant in Bath and it did not disappoint. We shared anti pasta starters, bruschetta and garlic bread...More

    thumb Mutineer2
    10/21/2019

      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
  •   First visit to this restaurant and what a delight. Excellent all round from the service to the wine to the food. Would highly recommend and will definitely return. The cream sauce on the Chicken Fettuccini was one of the finest I have tasted. The house...More

    thumb domh968
    4/28/2019

      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

      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
  •   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

      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

      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
  •   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

      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

      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
  •   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

      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

      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
  •   First let me say that the food was very good and reasonably priced. That being said, the staff and I think one of the owners were not friendly and fairly dismissive. After we were served they did not check on us and did not offer...More

    thumb 604TomB
    12/10/2019

      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

      This was a last minute decision for an evening out and it turned out to be amazing. Lovely intimate feeling restaurant space – felt like we'd been invited into a family dining room to share their evening meal. Food was spectacularly tasty, service attentive but...More

    thumb DVernalls
    6/21/2019
  •   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

      Visited following a recommendation from our hotel. What an absolute fine. Really cute little restaurant with a simple but fantastic menu. The staff were all very friendly. Surprised at the value of the meal based on the quality and service. So very worth a visit.

    thumb MissD862
    9/28/2019

      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