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Rustico Hastings

31 Robertson Street | Also just re-opened a second restaurant in Bexhill, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
+44 1424 431431
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (176 reviews)
“arancini” (11 reviews)
“cannoli” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Deli, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
31 Robertson Street | Also just re-opened a second restaurant in Bexhill, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here a few times now and always great service and wonderful food. You really do feel you are in Italy with such authentic food and atmosphere. Can't recommend it highly enough.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sbrt1
Reviewed 4 days ago

I stopped by as it was the nearest open restaurant to my hotel...and it was raining! What I loved Lots of variety on the menu Super reasonable prices Actually an Italian restaurant ran by Italians Clean Helpful staff that didn't keep interrupting me during my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1980mp1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nine of us visited in early November to celebrate my birthday. The authentic Italian food was excellent and the staff efficiently served all nine varied dishes at the same time. The staff were so friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them, I shall...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ph244
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my friend who had recently visited the battle branch which she said was delicious so we thought we would try it out. The service was excellent, food was amazing and the prices are so reasonable. Can’t wait to try the bexhill...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 10katief
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here for dinner on a cold, wet evening recently and received a very warm welcome and swift service. The restaurant is nicely done out, simple and efficient and the staff are great, constantly buzzing around but not hovering. Rustico had been recommended to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stevebF1847TS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped off here last week whilst away on a business trip and upon entering I was greeted with friendly faces. The food was delicious and I could not fault it. The overall experience was so perfect that I created a trip advisor just to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TimT19831983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cosy place right near the seafront. I had Melanzane, side salad with tiramisu for dessert. Everything was perfect, like being in Italy. People were praising the pizza to the roof. Also do nice Spritzers which seem impossible to find made properly in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ROamerG111
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were so very happy with the service and food from this lovely establishment! Such friendly, warm staff who made our experience even better. The pizza was definitely the best we have EVER eaten - most likely due to it’s aunthenticity! We will for sure...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Joely O
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in with friend on a sunday afternoon. Had the lasagne and he had the Parmigiana di Melanzane. It was lovely. Staff were friendly. Definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank mandisakhabo
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Went back in here as we really enjoyed it last time. Staff were still as friendly, but a little disappointed with the food and drinks. I know it sounds silly, but when you order a bottle of wine, you don't expect it to be served...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank MrsBsTravels
CG78Hastings, Owner at Rustico Hastings, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi MrsBsTravels Thanks for your review and sorry if you felt the value of our Frittura wasn't as expected, but thanks for the positive review! The Frittura is, in the Neapolitan tradition, a street food dish and yes, is not considered a proper meal but...More

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8 January 2018|
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Response from Ceri W | Reviewed this property |
Apparently yes!
15 September 2017|
Response from RusticoItaliano | Property representative |
Hi, We are very happy that you enjoyed our Rustica pizza, we like to move things along on the menu, but there is always the option that when you are ordering simply ask for the toppings that you want. So you can have your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Robertson Street | Also just re-opened a second restaurant in Bexhill, Hastings TN34 1HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 431431
Rustico Italiano is a little slice of Neapolitan Street Food loveliness in the heart of Hastings. Eat in, Take out and Delivery service after 5:00pm.
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