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Trattoria Rustica

20 Princes Street, Norwich NR3 1AE, England
+44 1603 621043
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Princes Street, Norwich NR3 1AE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked just at the last minute as advised on here. Just to say we were not disappointed, we have just had the most amazing meal and bottle of ice cold wine (always adds brownie points for me!) I had the Penne with Chicken, Mushrooms...More

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 2 days ago

we celebrate our wedding anniversary at this Restaurant for several reasons, mainly cos we like proper italian food! we started going there 33 years ago and last night we celebrated our ruby wedding with an unbelievable meal. One has to understand the italian mind! Mamma...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food expensive beer. Wine reasonable and good service. Decor is a tad dated. Food tasty and good portions you will not leave hungry.

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Thursday evening and it was very busy so would recommend booking. Me and my partner are both vegetarian and there are plenty of options for starter and main. There are options that contain chicken or ham but these can be removed...More

Thank CharleyyyyyB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful restaurant, pizza that reminds you how good pizza can actually be and fantastic desserts. Place was packed before 7 on a Thursday night, and for a good reason. Definitely check this place out.

Thank Jasmine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in at 6pm on the 3rd to celebrate mine and my uncle's birthdays and was simply blown away by how amazing the food was. Food this good can only have been made with great care and love and it really showed. Thank you for...More

1  Thank timr5262018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have not eaten here for a number of years and pleased to say it has maintained its high food standard as well as it's relaxed service. We went with 2 friends and ended up on a table in the upstairs room. The room still...More

1  Thank NFN2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended this restaurant for a birthday meal as we both love Italian food. I have a gorgeous bruschetta as a starter and a fantastic sea food risotto. The service and food was tip top. Would highly recommend.

2  Thank Ollie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First the positives: the food here is really great. Proper, authentic Italian, freshly cooked and full of flavour. The portions are generous. The restaurant is in a great location and is cosey and a nice atmosphere. It's at the slightly expensive end but well worth...More

1  Thank Benjken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How have we lived around Norwich for so long and never knew that this place existed? We visited with friend for dinner and had a truly superb evening. Our waitress was, we suspect, one of the family that own the place and she really knew...More

2  Thank Julian G
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Ali K
26 October 2016|
Response from trattoriarustica | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your menu request. i'm afraid this reply doesn't allow me to attach a menu for you but I've just tried our website it's working. Kind Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 29
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Princes Street, Norwich NR3 1AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 621043
  • E-mail
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 23 years 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 ambience 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 in A Beautiful Tudor Restaurant and twelfth century Crypt Bar in the Picturesque cobbled area of Tombland.
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