Welcome to our York Castlegate Restaurant

Rustique was established in 2004 in the former Francois Restaurant Bistro on Castlegate in York. It specializes in rustic French cooking in a busy, vibrant upbeat Bistro atmosphere, offering a large and varied selection of meat and fish dishes cooked traditionally, using local products.

Opening Times

Monday to Saturday from 12pm till 10pm Sunday between 12pm and 9pm
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Set Menu

2 courses £14.95 – 3 courses £16.95

Available: Monday-Thursday: 12 til 10pm, Friday & Saturday: 12 til 7pm. Sunday 12-10pm

  • Les Entrées

    Soupe du jour (v)

    Choose from a large bowl of vegetarian soup served with warm French bread, or a classic onion soup made with beef stock and served with cheese crutons

    Pâté de foies de volailles
    Chicken liver pâté, served with French bread and a tasty onion marmalade.

    Champignons à l’ail (v)
    Pan fried mushrooms, cooked with garlic and finished with cream, served with French bread.

    Salade d’écrevisses et crevettes
    Crayfish and prawns cocktail served with crisp lettuce leaves, tomatoes and Mary Rose sauce.

    Salade de chèvre chaud
    Croutons of melted goat’s cheese on mixed leaves with a balsamic glaze.

    Brochettes de poulet à l’ Harrisa
    Harissa marinated chicken and apricot skewers served on mixed leaves with a lemon and cucumber yogurt dressing.

    Fritot de brie
    Breaded Brie served on mixed leaves with a mixed berry compote.

    Cromesquis de crabe
    Homemade crab cake served with a sweet chilli salsa.

  • Les Plats Principaux

    Steak frites
    A juicy pan fried rump steak, cooked to your liking, served with fries and a choice of pepper sauce or garlic butter.

    Croquettes de saumon
    Homemade salmon fishcakes served on mixed leaves with French fries and tartare sauce.

    Poulet façon Bretonne
    Chicken breast cooked in Brittany style with mushrooms, leeks, onions, white wine and tarragon cream sauce served with Dauphinoise potatoes.

    Confit de canard
    Slow roasted leg of duck served with Dauphinoise potatoes, port and red wine sauce.

    Linguine aux fruits de mer
    Scallops, king prawns, haddock, salmon and mussels in a creamy tomato, basil and white wine sauce.

    Loup de mer
    Filet of sea bass on creamed sweet potato with lemon dill sauce.

    Moules marinières à la crème
    Classic French dish of mussels cooked in a white wine, garlic, herb and cream, served with French bread.

    Risotto aux champignons et petit pois (v)
    Wild mushrooms and peas bound in a rich white wine creamy risotto.

    Jarret de porc au cidre
    Slow cooked pork shank with cider served on a coarse wholegrain mustard mash.

    Salade de poulet et lard fumè
    Pan fried chicken and smoked bacon served on a dressed salad.

    Salade nicoise au saumon
    Pan fried salmon steak on a mixed leaves, green beans, tomato, onion and boiled egg salad

    Beuf Bourguignon
    Tender red wine braised beef cooked with baby onions, smoked bacon and mushrooms, served with mashed potatoes.

    Tagine marocain de lègumes
    Morrocan spiced vegetable tagine with mixed vegetables and pulses cooked with Ras el hanout spices, servced with raisins and herb couscous and yoghurt.

    Saucisses de sanglier
    Wild boar sausages with buttery mash and a red wine sauce.

  • Les Plats Additionnels

    French fries, herb mash or Dauphinoise potatoes, green beans, ratatouille, braised red cabbage, sautéed mushrooms, mixed salads, marinated olives, honey glazed carrots, French bread – £2.75

  • Les Desserts

    Crêpe à la banane et sauce caramel
    French crêpe filled with banana, smothered in caramel sauce, served with vanilla ice cream.

    Crème brûlée
    A traditional caramelised creme brûlée.

    Cheesecake au citron
    A classic lemon cheesecake with a wild berry compote and vanilla ice cream.

    Fondant au chocolat
    A gooey on the inside chocolate fondant pudding with vanilla ice cream.

    Sélection de fromages français
    Sample three french cheeses with oat cakes and apple chutney.
    Choose from: Morbier, Tomme de Savoie, Fourme dAmdbert, Reblochon, Pont lEveque

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A La Carte

  • Les Entrées

    Soupe du jour (v) £4.95
    A large bowl of vegetarian soup, served with warm French bread.

    Soupe à l’oignon £5.25
    Classic French onion soup, made with beef bone stock, finished with a cheese crouton.

    Champignons au fromages bleu (v) £6.25
    Pan fried button mushrooms with blue cheese, baby spinach, garlic and cream served in a vol-au-vent.

    Crevettes à l’ail et au piment £7.25
    Tiger prawns cooked with garlic, chilli and tomato, served with French bread.

    Demi douzaine d’escargots £6.50
    Six snails cooked with garlic and parsley butter, served in their shells with French bread.

    Moules marinières à la crème £7.25

    main course, served with fries £13.95
    Mussels cooked in a white wine, garlic cream and herb sauce, served with French bread.

    Coquilles Saint-Jacques £7.95
    Poached scallops in white wine with leeks, finished under the grill with a cheesy mashed potato crust.

    Cromesquis de crabe £6.25
    Homemade crab cake served with mixed leaves and sweet chilli salsa.

    Croustillant de chèvre a la cerise (v) £6.25
    Goat cheese and morello cherry conserve wrapped in feuille de brick pastry, on dressed mixed salad.

    Assiette de charcuterie £6.95/£10.95 to share
    A selection of cured meats, peppered pastrami, chicken liver pâté, caramelized red onion chutney, olives and French bread.

    Pâté de foies de volailles £5.25
    Chicken liver pâté, served with French bread and a tasty onion marmalade.

  • Les Plats Principaux

    Confit de canard £14.95
    Slow roasted leg of duck served with Dauphinoise potatoes, green beans and a Port and red wine sauce.

    Loup de mer £15.95
    Pan fried fillets of Seabass on buttered new potatoes, green beans and a lemon butter sauce.

    Filet de boeuf £22.75
    Pan fried 8oz fillet of beef, cooked to your liking and served with French fries, pan fried mushrooms and roasted tomato with your
    choice of sauce; Diane, peppercorn or bacon and blue cheese.

    SeIle d’agneau £15.95
    Roasted rump of lamb served with dauphinois potatoes, braised red cabbage and red wine jus.

    Pavé de saumon à la provençale £14.95
    Pan fried salmon supreme on garlic roasted new potatoes, green beans and a provençale sauce.

    Steak de chevreuil £16.95
    Roast haunch of venison carved onto beer braised fondant potato, honey glazed carrots, and a red wine sauce.

    Paupiette de poulet £14.95
    Chicken breast wrapped in air dried ham stuffed with French brie, served on rissolées potatoes and green beans, with a herb cream sauce.

    Filet de porc au boudin noir £14.95
    Black pudding stuffed pork tenderloin, wrapped in bacon and served with Dauphinoise potatoes and a creamy mustard sauce.

    Risotto aux champignons et petit pois (v) £10.95
    Wild mushrooms and peas bound in a rich white wine creamy risotto. Available with chicken breast for £1.00 extra

    Tagine marocain de légumes (v) £10.95
    Moroccan spiced vegetable tagine with mixed vegetables and pulses cooked with Ras el hanout spices, served with raisins and herb couscous, and yogurt.

  • Les Plats Additionnels

    French fries, mashed potato or Dauphinoise potatoes, green beans, ratatouille, braised red cabbage, honey glazed carrots, sautéed mushrooms, mixed salads, marinated olives, French bread – £2.75

  • Les Desserts

    Crème Brûlée £4.95
    A traditional caramelised crème Brûlée

    Cheesecake au Citron £4.95
    A classic lemon cheesecake with a wild berry compote and vanilla ice cream

    Tarte Tatin £5.95
    A classic apple tart served with vanilla ice cream

    Crêpe à la Banane et Sauce Caramel £4.95
    French pancake filled with bananas and smothered in a caramel sauce, served with vanilla ice cream

    Pot au chocolat £4.95
    An old Rustique classic, chocolate pot served with langue de chat biscuits.

    Sélection de Fromages Français – £7.95
    A selection of fine French cheeses with apples, grapes and mixed leaves, served with French bread.

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Set Menu

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Available:
Mon-Thurs: 12-10pm
Fri-Sat: 12-7pm
Sun: 12-9pm

A La Carte

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Desserts

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Wine

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Valentine's Menu 2016

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Contact Us

For Bookings please call: 01904 612744

Address: 28 Castlegate, York, YO1 9RP

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