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“It was OK” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Trattoria Rustica

Trattoria Rustica
Ranked #56 of 812 Restaurants in Norwich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$29
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Trattoria Rustica Recently voted top 10 Italian Trattoria in the UK by the BBC good food Guide and Bertoli Olive oil. Trattoria Rustica opened its doors in 1995, owned and run by then newly wed Mario and Raffaella. Both first generations from the land of taste and style with an aim to bring authentic Italian food to Norwich. After more than two decades they have built an enviable reputation for quality Italian food and good service. Trattoria Rustica is an Italian restaurant like no other housed in a 16-century building nestled between medieval Elm Hill and Norwich Cathedral in the heart of this historic city.The medieval ambiance combined with an extensive menu of regionally inspired Italian specialities freshly cooked and served in a traditional family style can only make each visit a unique eating experience.
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192 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“It was OK”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

My husband I ate there one night. The service was fine as was the atmosphere. My husband ordered spaghetti carbonara and I ordered a spaghetti with prosciutto. The flavors were great in both our dishes but we both had gristly prosciutto. That was a bit of a disappointment. Perhaps it was just an off night because I see other reviews are quite good.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Lush food and good menu”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

Lovely atmosphere, lovely selection of food on the menu. The antipasti to share for starters is always good. Staff are friendly and helpful and on the ball. Prices are the usual for a good city centre restaurant. Definately go back again and again

Visited June 2014
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Norwich's best Italian by far! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We turned up as late walk ins on a Thursday night, and were greeted by a smile and a table. The waitress couldn't have been more helpful, she had a great depth of knowledge of the menu and ended up helping all of us select dishes to suit our tastes - and even recommending a beautiful red that complimented everything. The food itself was beautiful, so fresh and you could tell made to order. We all ended up with starters and pasta and cannot fault anything with the food. A definite revisit and recommend to all.

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north east scotland
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638 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
“Busy and popular spot - good evening out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

Our son treated us to a fine meal at the Trattoria Rustica on a busy Friday night. Service was good and portions were large , the wine was very palatable and we had a good evening out . What did it cost ? I do not know he paid...

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“As good as ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Not having booked anywhere to eat and being told by most places they couldn't fit in a table of four this was our last chance to eat somewhere decent,.as always a lovely welcome and although busy we were warmly welcomed,.as a frequent diner the food and service were as good as ever

Visited May 2014
Thank Shaun T
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