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“A delight!”
Review of Rustique Lendal

Rustique Lendal
Ranked #55 of 945 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 4 February 2014

This is my second visit to Rustique Lendel and it just keeps getting better. My wife is quite fussy with her food and always expects good service and this place is right up her street. Even she finds it difficult to fault it! We were met at the door by very friendly manager who swiftly took us to our table downstairs. He even had a nice chat with us as he'd remembered us from our previous visit. The room had a wonderful atmosphere and it was very busy indeed. We were served quickly and our food was very tasty...so much so, we could have eaten a much bigger portion! The prices are very reasonable, especially when considering the expensive prices of other nearby restaurants. Full marks from us Rustique!

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Reviewed 3 February 2014

We tried to book this for Friday night, but both this and the other Rustique were fully booked. Managed to get an early booking for Saturday from 6-8pm, but did not feel rushed. Service was very good. Mussels were good with a large amount of sauce, but the amount of bread given was poor, asked for more and was charged £3. Toilets were very well maintained.

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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Visited York in January for 60th Birthday trip. Chose Rustique based on menu and price.

The tables are quite close together but it didn't matter. The staff were very friendly we both had starter and main course, no room for dessert. Excellent value for money, portions very generous and a lovely bottle of red wine to go with the meal. Will definitely return

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Reviewed 31 January 2014

I was so looking forward to my evening here having heard such good reports from others who had dined here, Unfortunately, on arrival we were greeted by an extremely obnoxious waiter (possibly the head waiter as he was wearing a white shirt as opposed to the black shirts of the other waiters) who informed us that our booking had been cancelled as he hadn't been able to confirm our booking.
Our table had been booked weeks in advance but he claimed to have called the person booking it (although she had no missed calls on her phone) several times to confirm and as he couldn't reach her he had cancelled the booking. What? Surely if I book a table in a restaurant and don't cancel it then it can safely be assumed we will be turning up?
He begrudgingly seated us downstairs (it was practically empty) and a much nicer gentleman then proceeded to wait on us. However, when we came to order coffee we were told we needed to vacate the table in ten minutes to seat another party. Having booked the table weeks in advance and then having spent well over £200 I felt our treatment was extremely shoddy.
I must say the food was excellent but it was extremely noisy and difficult to hold a conversation, but it was the treatment shown to us by the waiter in question that totally spoiled the evening for us. A course in customer care seems long overdue for him. He ruined what would otherwise have been a perfectly lovely evening.

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Thank LoobylouYork
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Reviewed 29 January 2014

had lunch here with my daughter and a friend, we had a lovely time. Very good menu and good value. We all had different meals and all were good, looking forward to next trip.

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