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£8 - £16
CUISINES
French, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A truly amazing foodie experience. There are so many restaurants to choose from in Richmond but a French one was on our to do list. The food was delicious. We even would do a 2 hour round trip to experience the food again. Staff were...super busy but really friendly. Massive thumbs up and we will be back. Exceptional food.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited on 19th February and had the 2 course set meal. The steak was delicious and cooked to perfection, and the crème brûlée was incredible too. Lovely atmosphere and decoration, and the staff were great too. Can’t fault it!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A generally good meal at this rather quaint French restaurant. Nicely cooked steak, but chips a little underdone. The steak was priced at nearly £30, yet there was an additional charge of £2.50 for the accompanying sauce which felt a bit steep. My dessert was...a very delicious lemon tart.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having explored the restaurants in Richmond, we chose Rustique for Lisa's birthday meal and we are so glad we did. The restaurant is beautiful, the service is friendly and efficient, yet unobtrusive, the wine was excellent, and the food......!!! This restaurant provided some of the...best food we've eaten out for quite some time. We both had the French Onion Soup (a personal favourite for both of us) and it did not disappoint - the flavours were perfectly balanced and the generous croutons were just right. For mains, Lisa had the duck breast and I had the Calve's Liver, both of which were absolutely delicious. The Liver was among the best I've ever had! Both dishes were served with a perfectly complementary selection of potato and vegetable - different on each dish. We finished with a shared board of French cheeses - served at the perfect temperature with rustic bread and a delicious home made onion chutney. Definitely our favourite Richmond restaurant!More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024 via mobile

We have previously eaten here before and enjoyed the food so we came back. We both ordered the two course special dishes. I ordered the calamari for a starter and my husband ordered the pate. My calamari was over cooked and rubbery. The pate was...very nice. I had fish pie. This came with a side of salad leaves. The sauce was nice but some of the fish was again over cooked especially the prawns. The beef dish was good. I don’t understand why they serve a hot fish pie with salad leaves. Surely a side of vegetables is more appropriate. We did get a 10% discount for the over cooked calamari. Which was appreciated. Although maybe check the fish before serving in future .More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 20 January 2024

First time going to Rustique today and what a lovely place! Had a starter & main from the set menu for lunch, along with a bottle of bubbles, the food the was piping hot, flavoursome, and perfect portion size. The waitress was very attentive &...friendly. Sat in the courtyard area which is fabulously decorated with all things French!! Everywhere was perfectly clean…including the toilets, which for me is a representation of the cleanliness in other areas within a restaurant!! The set menu was excellent value for money. It’s also very doggy friendly 🐶 water bowls were provided also. All in all a perfect experience and will certainly be back, Thankyou to all the staff.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 6 January 2024

Lovely set lunch in this friendly restaurant. We were with friends and we all enjoyed our choices from the set menu. Recommended for a reasonably priced lunch.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 5 January 2024 via mobile

We spotted this restaurant on a walk around RIchmond and booked in during our few days stay in the area. Dog friendly which was a bonus. Lovely courtyard and the staff were very friendly. There were locals in that clearly go a lot and you...could see they loved the place. Good choice of options. We had snails, Camembert and spicy sausage dishes to start and then duck, lemon sole and steak as mains which we all enjoyed. Reasonably priced and a set menu as well which well priced. Definitely recommend if you’re in the area.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2023

Visited again for an early evening meal Excellent food , friendly professional staff and great value as always.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 12 December 2023

All round excellent experience. Great service, superb food and great value. The two course menu deal is amazing value at £17.95. The sea bass was beautifully cooked and all the flavours blended superbly. We were well looked after by Jill / Gill. Interesting wine menu...too.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 24 November 2023 via mobile

What a hidden gem in the centre of Richmond. The food was amazing and the staff second to none. The services and food is a credit to Richmond.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 13 November 2023

Rustique - always a must-go-to on our trips to Richmond, we were not disappointed last Wednesday evening. Again, we loved the ambience, the decor and delicious food. A special thank you to the only waitress on duty. There wasn’t an empty table throughout our time...there and she did an amazing job, always with a smile.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 29 October 2023 via mobile

The atmosphere is nice and cosy here. The sea bass fillet dish that one of us had was really good but the rest of us felt that the salmon croquettes were too big and a little dry. Service is a little slow but there are...only 2 staff serving the whole restaurant, and although it isn’t a large restaurant they struggled a bit.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 29 October 2023 via mobile

Visited at 4 pm on a Saturday and it was very quiet. As we ate people were turned away with the staff saying they were fully booked. Our staff member was lovely and friendly. I had the sea bass and my wife had a chicken...dish and were impressed by the quality. £63 for 2 mains and deserts 2 beers and a large wine. We will be backMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

We had a gorgeous 3 course meal at Rustique. Started with the French soup (I don’t usually go for a soup starter) and it was lovely. Then had duck and finished with Creme Brûlée. The whole experience was lovely. Food was really tasty and portion...sizes were just right. Our waitress was very attentive and the ambiance was great too. I’d recommend this restaurant in a heartbeat and we’ll definitely visit again when we next stay in Richmond.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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I wouldn’t call it a large menu, but they were offering both the lunch and evening menus for dinner when we were there a couple of weeks ago, so enough options available.
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Rustique is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5