Dinner Menu


Gluten free and vegan alternatives available on request

Pane Fresco (v, gf)
Basket of Italian bread
Garlic Breads (v, gf)
Fresh stone baked pizza bread

- Garlic bread (v, vg, gf)£4.75

- Garlic bread with mozzarella, crushed tomatoes and fresh basil (v, gf)£5.50

- Garlic bread with Sicilian red pesto and parmesan cheese (v, gf)£5.50

- Vegan garlic bread with mozzarella and roast peppers (v, vg, gf)£5.75

Bruschetta (v, vg, gf)
alian garlic bread topped with fresh crushed tomatoes, olive oil, oregano and fresh basil
Misto Di Olive (v, vg, gf)
Marinated olives with sun-dried tomato and basil pesto, served with fresh baked grissini
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
Carpaccio di Manzo
Thinly sliced fillet of beef, dressed with lemon and grain mustard olive oil and served with salad leaves and parmesan shavings
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 fried, served with a spicy tomato dipping sauce
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
Coppa di Gamberetti
Fresh water shrimps, dressed with Marie Rose sauce on a bed of crisp leaves
Steamed mussels with spicy tomato and white wine


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
Tagliatelle con sugo di Salsiccia (gf)
Fresh egg pasta ribbons tossed in an Italian pork and fennel sausage, tomato and red wine sauce
Tagliatelle con Polpette (gf)
Fresh egg pasta ribbons with juicy lamb and rosemary meatballs in a red wine and tomato sauce
Spaghetti 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)£13.95

- King Prawns (gf)£16.95

Ravioli alla Norma (gf)
asta parcels filled with chickpeas and herbs, served with roasted cherry tomatoes, aubergine and basil
Linguine Pollo Porcini (gf)
Flat spaghetti with chicken and porcini mushrooms in a white wine, oregano and mascarpone cheese
Risotto Spagnioletto (gf)
Rich and creamy Arborio rice with chicken, chorizo sausage, green peas and parmesan
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
Linguine Lucullo (gf)
Flat spaghetti served with king prawns, Parma ham sautéed in white wine, saffron and garlic
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 wine

- Diane

Scalopina di Maiale
Pork fillet grilled with smoked scamorza cheese, chestnut mushrooms, and wholegrain mustard cream sauce
Vitello Saltimbocca
Thin sliced veal topside pan-fried with sage butter, topped with Parma hamand buffalo mozzarella, finished with brandy and white wine
Branzino al Forno
Roasted sea bass fillets with white wine, braised leeks and smoked pancetta
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


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 £13.95

- Chargrilled chicken and smoked bacon£12.25

Insalata del Sud (v, gf)
Mixed leaves with buffalo mozzarella, cucumber, mixed olives 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


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
Paperino (gf)
Smoked duck, caramelised inions and feta cheese
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
Primavera (v)
Chargrilled aubergine, courgette, slowroasted peppers, grilled artichokes,fresh rocket, drizzled with olive oil
Pollettino (gf)
Marinated chicken, slow roasted sweet peppers and goats cheese
Rustichetto (gf)
Spinach sautéed in garlic with a baked egg and smoked pancetta


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

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


Rustico Restaurant

62 Union Row
AB10 1SA

01224 658 444


Opening Times

Tuesday – Thursday12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
5:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Friday – Saturday12:00 PM – 10:30 PM