Bring your Christmas spirit to Rustica this Christmas — a cosy, Italian tavern that serves the ultimate authentic cuisine. Enjoy hearty food that’ll warm you up this winter, with our Christmas lunch menu.

Join us for the festivities

We’ve got classic antipasti options to start including our homemade tomato and roasted red pepper soup, and a selection of roast turkey, beef, and salmon with seasonal vegetables with all the festive trimmings. Finish off with a traditional Christmas pudding with a contemporary Italian twist. What’s better than an infusion of everyone’s favourite cuisines?

Christmas Lunch

Served between 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Don’t forget your glass of Prosecco or fruit juice on arrival! Pre-Order only

Enquire today by calling us on 0191 537 2924 or by completing the form below.

Contact Us
Zuppa di Pomodori e Peperoni (v)

Fresh, homemade tomato and roasted red pepper soup served with a hearty warm Italian bread.

Cocktail di Gamberi

A rich, tiger prawn cocktail served in a classic Marie Rose sauce.

Verdure alla Griglia

Medley of Mediterranean grilled vegetables served on a bed of rocket and topped with Parmesan cheese shavings.

Pâtè della Casa

Homemade chicken liver pâtè served with warm, crusty, Italian bread.

Arrosto di Tacchino Natalizio

Roasted turkey breast served with seasonal vegetables and festive trimmings.

Arrosto di Manzo

Roast beef served with seasonal vegetables and festive trimmings.

Salmone al Pepe Rosa

Oven baked fillet of salmon served with a pink peppercorn sauce.

Cannelloni (v)

Fresh pasta tubes filled with ricotta cheese, spinach and a touch of garlic. Baked in the oven with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella.

Pudding Natalizio

Traditional Christmas pudding served with warm custard.


The classic Italian dessert. A layer of creamy custard set atop espresso-soaked ladyfingers.

Torta Ricotta & Pere

Italian pear flavoured cheesecake made with fresh ricotta, served with a mixed berries coulis.

Tagliere di Formaggi

Selection of cheese served with grapes, celery and a variety of chutneys.

Get in Touch

Got any queries? Leave your details with us and we'll get back to you.

Contact Us 01915372924

Get in Touch

Sign up for exclusive deals and invites