We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
+44 1904 612744
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“banana crepe” (47 reviews)
“pork shank” (66 reviews)
“steak” (355 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (4,794)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 4,738 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Fantastic service and amazing food. Has to be the best French onion soup ever!!! And I tried black pudding! The stafff could not have been friendlier. Highly recommended.

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the reviews I was expecting top notch dining. I've had better food in a Hungry horse. Bravo to the waiter who served the wine. The waitress could do with a refresher course in dining etiquette. Disappointed.

Thank jamieparlby
Reviewed yesterday

Good food and good service. Significant choice of meals. It looks small from outside as most tables are upstairs. But I think you would have to book.

Thank JanefromSomerset
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm so happy we chose to eat at Rustique Castlegate. The menu has a wide variety of choices. We were happy with the house red wine. Our two main dishes were some of the best of the trip. The roast pork was outstanding and the...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food and ambiance at Rustique is what makes it such a great and unique place to eat in York. Both restaurants (on Lendal and on Castlegate) are great and have incredible staff and service. The menu was extensive and there was plenty of wonderful...More

Thank Chloe D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended and we can see why. The service and food were excellent. Although it was busy, there was no feeling of being rushed. Make sure you save room for dessert!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 days ago

7.5 of us arrived at Rustique for a birthday celebration for my pregnant daughter. We all chose to eat from the set menu, £20 for 3 courses, and were not unhappy with all our choices. I wont gabble on about each plate, but suffice to...More

Thank Yorkborn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I came here based on reviews on trip advisor and the front office staff in my hotel suggested the same for fine dining. We had the goat cheese and pate and prawns for starters. The goat cheese was outstanding. For main course we had the...More

Thank senthilaarthi
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our second visit to this happy restaurant but after two years or so, the place ,the food,the staff were very good ,great menu and all our group thoroughly enjoyed our evening. Thank you

Thank graham w
Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided on Rustique for the great menu, the beautiful interior/exterior, and the ambiance and we were not disappointed. We were seated on the main floor which was very nice and we had a very good waiter. As we perused the menu, we were very...More

Thank lovethesights
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in York
Hilton York
3,204 reviews
.05 km away
The Queens Hotel
1,878 reviews
.24 km away
Middletons York
1,012 reviews
.28 km away
The Parisi Hotel
785 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pairings Wine Bar
663 reviews
.01 km away
Castle Tea Room
123 reviews
.06 km away
571 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shakespeare's Rose Theatre
103 reviews
.14 km away
Merchant Adventurers' Hall
594 reviews
.17 km away
The York Army Museum
188 reviews
.07 km away
Fairfax House
842 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Lisa B
23 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from paulpip | Reviewed this property |
Ring the he restaurant
Suzanne H
10 August 2018|
Response from duchyperson | Reviewed this property |
It claims to be child friendly but I don't recall a children's menu - we didn't have children with us, so weren't on the lookout for one.
18 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Stanley5899 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - we had that option.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Castlegate, York YO1 9RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 612744
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing