Dinner Menu


Gluten free and vegan alternatives available on request

Pane Fresco (v, gf)
Basket of Italian bread
Pane All' Aglio (v, gf)
Fresh stone baked pizza bread

- Garlic bread (v, gf)£5.25

- Garlic bread with mozzarella, crushed tomatoes and fresh basil (v, gf)£5.85

- Garlic bread with Sicilian red pesto and parmesan cheese (v, gf)£5.95

- Garlic bread topped with fresh chilli, thinly sliced Parma ham, rocket leaves and Parmesan cheese (gf)£6.75

- Vegan garlic bread with mozzarella and roast peppers (v, vg, gf)£6.10

Bruschetta (v, vg, gf)
alian garlic bread topped with fresh crushed tomatoes, olive oil, oregano and fresh basil
Misto Di Olive (v, vg, gf)
Mixed marinated olives with Sicilian red pesto, black olive and anchovy tapenade, served with fresh baked pizza dough balls
Parmigiana di Melanzane (v, gf)
Layered aubergine, tomato sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, oregano and fresh basil
Bufala alla Roccoco (v, gf)
Sweet roasted peppers with creamy buffalo mozzarella and a sweet balsamic dressing
Zuppa Del Giorno
Fresh made soup of the day, served with Italian bread
Thinly sliced roasted duck breast dressed with caramelised beetroot, crumbles feta cheese and mixed leaves
Prosciutto Crudo (gf)
Thinly sliced San Daniele parma ham, parmesan shavings, served with fresh leaves in a lemon and olive oil dressing
Arancini con Carne
Risotto and ragu balls, rolled in breadcrumbs and crisp fried, served with a spicy tomato dipping sauce and mixed salad leaves.
Abbuffatina (serves 2) (gf)
Sharing platter of Italian salami, ham, buffalo mozzarella, roasted and marinated Vegetables
Gamberoni Barcarello (gf)
Pan-fried king prawns with garlic, chili and lemon
Cartoccio di Pesce
Smoked haddock fish cakes served with garlic and lemon mayonnaise and mixed salad leaves
Steamed mussels with spicy tomato and white wine
Pate Della Casa
Homemade chicken liver pate served with marinated olives, caramelised red onions and toasted ciabatta bread


Gluten free and vegan pasta available on request

Linguine alla Marinara (gf)
Flat spaghetti with monkfish, king prawns, squid and fresh mussels in a spicy garlic and tomato sauce
Rigatoni con sugo di Salsiccia (gf)
Large pasta tubes tossed in an Italian pork and fennel sausage, tomato and red wine sauce
Tagliatelle con Polpette (gf)
Fresh egg pasta ribbons with beef and pork meat, red wine in a tomato sauce
Tagliatelle al Ragu Bolognese (gf)
Our famous ragu with beef and pork meat, served with spaghetti
Penne Arrabiata (v, vg, gf)
Spicy chili, garlic and roasted cherry tomato sauce tossed with small pasta tube

- Chicken (gf)£14.50

- King Prawns (gf)£17.75

Rissotto al Salmone Affumicato (gf)
Rich and creamy Arborio rice with smoked salmon and garlic asparagus, finished with white wine, butter and Parmesan
Linguine Pollo Porcini (gf)
Flat spaghetti with chicken and porcini mushrooms in a white wine, oregano and mascarpone cheese
Ravioli Pinoli (gf)
asta parcels filled with chickpeas and herbs tossed with garlic, mushrooms, spinach and toasted pine nuts
Linguine al Pesto Siculo (v, gf)
Flat spaghetti with Sicilian pesto, made from aubergine, sun-dried tomatoes, pine kernels, grilled peppers, fresh basil, olive oil and parmesan
Cannelloni Ricotta Spinachi (gf)
Baked pasta tubes filled with creamy ricotta cheese, spinach and nutmeg, coated with rich tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese
Lasagne al Forno
Our house oven baked lasagne
Spaghetti Carbonara (gf)
Long pasta tossed with smoked bacon, egg yolk and parmesan, with a touch of cream


Specials available daily, please ask your waitress/er

Sicilian grilled skewers with barbecue chicken, Italian fennel sausage, smoked pancetta, sweet roasted peppers and red onion
Filetto alla Brace
Grilled 8oz fillet steak, cooked to your liking and served with chips and your choice of sauce

- Peppercorn

- Porcini mushrooms and mascarpone

- Creamy blue cheese and white wine

Tagliatta di Maiale
Pan seared pork sirloin with roasted cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and garlic served with vegetables and rosemary potatoes
Vitello Saltimbocca
eal T-Bone steak pan fried with Parma ham, sage butter, flamed with white wine and brandy, topped with buffalo mozzarella. Served with vegetables and rosemary potatoes
Branzino Puttanesca
Fillets of seabass and fresh mussels with olives, capers, white wine in a cherry tomato sauce served with rosemary potatoes
Padellata Siciliana
Italian fish stew with monkfish, king prawns, mussels, calamari with garlic, saffron and white wine and touch of tomatoes and chilli
Costolette di Agnello
Grilled, best end of lamb cutlets with garlic and mint salsa, served with chips
Zampone al Forno
Lamb shank, slow braised with red wine and served with creamed potatoes


Salad & Sides

Insalata Caprese (v)
Seasoned tomatoes, creamy buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil
Insalata Cesare
Cos lettuce, fresh croutons, parmesan shavings in a creamy dressing with your choice of

- Garlic king prawns £15.95

- Chargrilled chicken and smoked bacon£13.95

Insalata Greca (v, gf)
Mixed leaves, black olives, feta cheese, cucumber and red onion
Insalata Mista
Mixed leaves with lemon olive oil and oregano
Patate al Rosmarino (v)
Sautéed potatoes with rosemary and garlic
Patatine Fritte (v)
Vegetali Misti (v)
Roasted mediterranean vegetables
Pure di Patate
Creamed potato


Fresh stone baked Italian pizza made with traditional Neapolitan caputo flour

~ Gluten free and vegan options available on request ~

Margherita (v, vg, gf)
Tomato sauce, mozzarella and fresh basil
Tutto Misto (gf)
Pepperoni salami, cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives, grilled artichoke and anchovies
Salmoncino (gf)
Hot smoked salmon, cream cheese and spring onions
Contadino (gf)
Minced lamb ragu, ricotta cheese with mint, garlic mushrooms and pecorino cheese
Carpaccino (gf)
Cured beef, rocket, parmesan shavings and wholegrain mustard
Quattro Formaggi (v, gf)
Dolce latte blue cheese, smoked scarmoza cheese, buffalo mozzarella, ricotta and asparagus
Ragusa (gf)
Italian pork sausage ragu, spicypepperoni salami, garlic mushrooms and chili cream cheese
Siciliana (gf)
Italian salamis, black olives, artichoke, anchovies
Troppa Carne (gf)
Italian sausage, pepperoni, pancetta,smoked chicken, smoked scamorzacheese, fresh chili, rocket, drizzledwith honey mustard olive oil dressing
Pollettino (gf)
Marinated chicken, slow roasted sweet peppers and goats cheese
Rustichetto (gf)
Spinach sautéed in garlic with a baked egg and smoked pancetta
Calzone (gf)
raditional folded pizza filled with mozzarella and ricotta cheese, garlic mushrooms and ham


Home Made Tiramisu
Sponge biscuits soaked in marsala wine, topped with sweet mascarpone cream
Home Made Cheese Cake
Ask your waitress/er for todays options
Choux pastry balls filled with fresh cream and covered with white chocolate
Tartuffo Bianco
Semifreddo ice cream, topped with crushed meringue and an espresso shot
Trio of ice cream
Gelato al limone
Real lemon sorbet
Mango & Passionfruit ice cream cheesecake (gf)
Mix of cheesecake and ice cream, topped with mango and passionfruit sauce on crunchy biscuit (Not included in lunch menu)

(v) vegetarian — (vg) vegan — (gf) gluten free


Rustico Restaurant

62 Union Row
AB10 1SA

01224 658 444


Opening Times

Tuesday – Friday12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
5:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Saturday12:00 PM – 10:30 PM