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1230 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Dimmi Score

8.7
1230 reviews
Recommended
(9.0)
Food
(8.7)
Service
(8.8)
Value for money
(8.2)
Atmosphere
(8.7)

dined on Fri, 20 Apr 2018

(9)
Definitely will come back. Food and service was amazing. Only issue I had was I ordered a glass of sparkling wine and it was flat.

dined on Thu, 5 Apr 2018

(10)
Food was amazing, service was great. Would absolutely recommend Rustica.
Josh Kelly

dined on Sat, 24 Mar 2018

(10)
The whole experience was lovely. Great service, amazing food, beautiful views. The perfect dinner for us on our child free weekend. This was the third time we have been here and it just seems to get better each time. Definitely won’t be the last time we visit.

dined on Tue, 20 Mar 2018

(8)
Food Yum. View nice. Need more light for reading menus.

dined on Sat, 17 Mar 2018

(10)
Great service . Very generous servings. Will be back again.

dined on Mon, 26 Feb 2018

(7)
Great view and interesting & tasty menu. Rustica is worth a visit.
Jerry

dined on Sat, 24 Feb 2018

(8)
Great food and service.
Raymond

dined on Fri, 23 Feb 2018

(9)
Really unusual ans delicious menu items. Must visit again.

dined on Wed, 21 Feb 2018

(9)
Nice views, fresh and well prepared food, good vibe with live guitar performances. Staffs were friendly and helpful. 8.5/10 , definitely will recommend, one of the best in newcastle!

dined on Fri, 16 Feb 2018

(9)
I had seen a gluten free and vegetarian menu online and wasn’t offered it but either way what we had was very good!!
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Specials

Friday and Saturday Evenings

On Friday and Saturday evenings between 6:00pm to 630pm we offer a 2 hour dining period and require the table back for a second seating. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to welcoming you to Rustica.
When
12 Nov 2012 - 12 Nov 2020
Fri, Sat 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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About Rustica

Rustica Newcastle Beach was launched in August of 2011; a collaboration between chef Mark Hosie and passionate hospitality man, Will Creedon. Meaning ‘rural’ in Italian, Rustica was inspired by the social style of Mediterranean dining, the spice of North African cuisine and the emphasis on honest, superior-quality produce; a quality you’ll find at the heart of cooking in countries of the Med Basin. Overlooking Newcastle Beach, Rustica offers stunning views from the outdoor plaza on King Street through to their remarkable coastline across Shortland Esplanade. Not to be outshone, however, is the Dion Ackland-designed interior which features authentic and hand-crafted pieces from both local artisans and obscure foreign locations. Their philosophy on dining is that it’s an experience to be enjoyed and remembered. In the words of Mark and Will, ‘eat, drink and be merry!’

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