Taste
of Italy

Enjoy our

Main menu

Start off with a selection of

Small Plates

Bread Basket
2.5

Rosemary focaccia bread, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic.

Olives
3

Marinated mixed black & green pitted olives with herbs.

Bruschetta di Pomodoro
5

Chopped fresh tomatoes, basil, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic glaze, served on homemade bread.

Garlic Bread - The Italians do it best
6

Freshly baked pizza base brushed with garlic butter. Add mozzarella, napoli sauce or caramelised onions + £1

Rustic Tomato Salad
4.5

Marinated mixed tomatoes & red onion with basil & balsamic.

Rocket & Parmesan Salad
5

Parmigiano Reggiano with crispy rocket & cherry tomatoes drizzled with a balsamic glaze.

Our

STARTERS

Polenta e Caprino
7.5

Pan-fried polenta topped with grilled peppers & goat cheese, oven-roasted & served with a light lemon dressing.

Burrata
8

Creamy burrata served alongside seasonal vine tomatoes & basil - add San Daniele, Italy’s most exclusive prosciutto (£3).

Calamari Fritti
9

Fried squid in a crispy batter served with aioli for dipping.

Polpette al Pomodoro
7.5

Neapolitan beef & pork meatballs served in a classic tomato sauce with basil & chilli.

Aubergine Parmigiana
7.5

Layers of slow-cooked aubergine in a tomato sauce topped with mozzarella & Parmigiano Reggiano.

Our

MEATS & CHEESES

Sliced to order from our deli counter. Prices are per 100g.

Salami Milano
2.4
Salami Napoli
2.4
Bresaola
4.5
Pistachio Mortadella
2.2
Prosciutto San Daniele
4.7
Coppa
3.5
Coppa
3.5
Pancetta
3.0
Parmigiano Reggiano 24 month
3.5
Gorgonzola Dolce or Piccante
3.2
Mild Goats Cheese
2.8
Pecorino Peperoncino
3.4
Pecorino Tartufo
4.2
Caciocavallo
3.3
Our choice of

Mains

Pollo Crema e Funghi
13

Chicken breast in a cream, mushroom & white wine sauce served alongside sautéed potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Pollo or Veal Milanese
14 | 16

Chicken or Veal escalope paneed in breadcrumbs & oregano served with spaghetti in a light tomato sauce.

Salsiccia con Polenta
16

Italian fennel sausages served in a traditional tomato sauce alongside polenta & grilled courgettes.

Costolette di Agnello
18

Grilled lamb chops served with sauteed potatoes & rosemary red wine sauce

Merluzzo con Pancetta
16

Baked cod fillet with pancetta, sauteed potatoes & roasted Mediterranean vegetables.

Branzino al limone
15

Sea bass fillet with baby prawns in garlic butter, lemon, chilli & white wine sauce alongside sautéed potatoes & seasonal vegetables.

STEAKS – All our steaks are served alongside sautéed potatoes.
Fillet
17

The most tender of all the steaks.

T-Bone
22

Sirloin & fillet in an impressive double steak

All sauces £1 – Brandy & Peppercorn | Cream & Mushroom | Pizzaiola

SIDES

All sides are £3

Chips I Sauteed Potatoes | Chargrilled Zucchini I Seasonal Vegetables
Freshly made

PIZZAS

Made the classic Neapolitan way on a tomato & mozzarella base. Vegan mozzarella £1 | Gluten-free pizza £2.5 | With Dips: Pesto | Aiolio | Spicy Tomato £1.5 • Truffle £2 • All 4 Dips £5

CLASSICA – All with a tomato & mozzarella base.
Margherita
8

Fresh basil & oregano.

Salsiccia
12

Italian pork & fennel sausage, caramelised onions & basil.

Four Seasons
11

Pepperoni, mushroom, olives & artichokes.

Rocca
12

Rocket, prosciutto San Daniele & Parmigiano Reggiano.

Napoli
9.5

Capers, anchovies, black olives & basil.

Feast
11

Pepperoni, salami, chorizo, mushrooms & red onion.

Valentina
11

Mushrooms, rocket, sundried tomatoes, mascarpone & basil.

Diablo
10.5

Chilli, pepperoni, prosciutto cotto & olives.

Rustica
10

Baby spinach, sundried tomatoes & roast peppers.

Verde
11

Chargrilled aubergine, courgettes, peppers & basil.

Salsiccia
12

Italian pork & fennel sausage, caramelized onions & basil.

BIANCA – Simple mozzarella base without tomato.
Tartufo & Porcini
14

Fresh Truffle, porcini mushrooms & basil.

Quattro formaggi
11.5

Gorgonzola, taleggio, mozzarella & Parmigiano Reggiano.

Caprina
10.5

Goats cheese, baby spinach & sundried tomatoes.

CREATE YOUR OWN – Want to make your own, no problem. Start off with a classic Margherita base and add toppings for £1.5
Vegetables

Peppers | Mushrooms | Olives | Red onion | Rocket | Capers | Sweetcorn | Artichokes Baby spinach | Sundried tomatoes | Aubergine | Courgettes | Chilli | Caramelised Onions | Truffle (£3) | Porcini Mushrooms (£3)

Cheeses

Taleggio | Parmigiano Reggiano | Mozzarella | Mascarpone Goats Cheese | Gorgonzola | Buffalo Mozzarella(£3) | Burrata (£4)

Meats & Fish

Prosciutto Cotto | Pepperoni | Ventricina | Salami Milano Chicken | Prosciutto San Daniele (£3) | Salsiccia (£3) Anchovies | Tuna | Prawns (£3)

Freshly made

PASTA

All pasta dishes can be made gluten free for £1.5 extra

Penne All'Arrabbiata
8.5

Sicilian olives & fresh chilli cooked in a Napoli sauce with basil.

Spaghetti Bolognese
9.5

Slow-cooked ragu sauce made of beef, pork, red wine & tomatoes.

Penne Rossella
9.5

Crispy pancetta & fresh chilli cooked in a Napoli sauce with basil.

Tagliatelle Funghi & Tartufo
15

Porcini mushroom & fresh black Truffle in a creamy white wine sauce.

Spaghetti Carbonara
9.5

Crispy pancetta with cream, parmesan, black pepper & egg.

Spaghetti alle Vongole
14

Fresh clams sautéed with garlic, white wine, chilli, parsley & extra virgin olive oil.

Spaghetti Napoli
8

Classic Napoli sauce made with sauteed onions, garlic, plum tomatoes & basil.

Tagliatelle alla Nonna
11.5

Sautéed aubergine, courgettes & red onion in a classic Napoli sauce, topped with fresh buffalo mozzarella.

Tagliatelle al Salmon
12.5

Fresh smoked salmon & cherry tomatoes cooked in a white wine, cream & tomato sauce.

Spaghetti Scoglio
14.5

A mix of fresh mussels, clams & king prawns, sauteed with a garlic & white wine sauce in a seafood bisque & tomato.

Lasagna al Ragu
10.5

Traditional ragu sauce with bechamel, fresh mozzarella & parmesan, oven-baked for a crispy top.

RISOTTOS
Risotto ai Porcini
12.5

Slow cooked Arborio rice with porcini mushrooms, white wine, parmesan, onion & garlic.

Risotto Frutti Di Mare
14.5

Slow cooked Arborio rice with a mix of fresh mussels, clams, king prawns & calamari sauteed with garlic & white wine in a seafood bisque.

If you suffer from a food allergy or intolerance, please let the manager know upon placing your order. Guests with severe allergies or intolerances should be aware that although all due care is taken, there is a risk of allergen ingredients still being present. 
Enjoy our

Drinks & Desserts Menu

Treat yourself to our

Desserts

Try a glass of our house dessert wine
8
Homemade Tiramisu
6.5

Tiramisu with Tia Maria, amaretto & a scoop of vanilla gelato.

Classic Affogato
5

Vanilla gelato topped with a shot of hot espresso. - Add Tia Maria for £4

Chocolate Mousse Cake
6

Chocolate mousse Enriched with hazelnuts on a sponge base and covered with a layer of cocoa served with a scoop of vanilla gelato.

Torta della Nonna
6

Shortcrust pastry filled with creme patisserie & covered with almonds & pine nuts. Served with a scoop of vanilla gelato.

Tagliere di Formaggi

Please ask your server about our selection of cheese. All are charged per 100g

Traditional Cannolo
2

Traditional Sicilian aromatic rolled wafer filled with ricotta cream and chocolate drops, finished with candied orange & icing sugar.

Chocolate Brownie

Dark chocolate brownie with a scoop of chocolate sorbet.

Selection of Real Italian

GELATO & SORBETS

1 Scoop
2.5
2 Scoops
4.5
3 Scoops
6
All Other Scoops
2
Cheeky

COCKTAILS

Aperol Spritz
8

Italy’s favourite cocktail, 3 parts Prosecco, 2 parts Aperol & a splash of soda water.

Rossini
7

This gorgeous red bellini hails from Venice. It’s made with strawberry puree & Prosecco.

Homemade Limoncello & Meloncello
4

Created on our family farm in Benevento this recipe has been handed down from generation to generation.

Negroni
8

Negroni is the ultimate Italian cocktail. Invented in Florence, made from gin, sweet vermouth & Campari.

Espresso Martini
8

The famous Espresso Martini is part Vodka, part Coffee liquor & part espresso

Bottled Beers

Peroni Red Label
3
Birra Moretti
3.5
Birra Ichnusa
4
Messina Cristalli di Sale
4

Frizzanti

Prosecco
6.5 | 24

Fruity, intense & yet elegant. Scents of golden apples come through a floral background.

Prosecco Rose, Millesimato
8.5 | 27

A beautiful fresh and light sparkling rosé which offers hints of strawberries alongside the creamy mousse and the crisp finish.

Our choice of

WINES

Start your meal right with a glass of our rich and full-bodied Aglianico, straight from the Meola vineyard in Benevento. Don’t forget to try our homemade Limoncello
& Meloncello – for the perfect digestif.

VINO ROSSO

FROM THE FAMILY VINEYARD

Aglianico, Vino Di Famiglia 6.5 | 24

Produced by Rossella Restaurant on the family vineyard in Ponte, full-bodied earthy and rich with aromas of ripe black fruit and smoky notes.

House Red Wine
4.5 | 17

Please ask your waiter about this month’s selection.

Primitivo Salento, Boheme
5.0 | 19

Aroma of plums & strawberry jam, with a fine aroma of cracked black pepper.

Merlot Veneto, Le Vigne
5.5 | 21

Bright, light and friendly, offering a mouthful of cherries, plums and red berries

Barbera Amonte, Volpi
6.0 | 22

Deliciously fruity with notes of blueberries, cherries & raspberries, robust with a lasting finish.

Chianti Castellani, Riserva
7.5 | 25

A mass of red fruit, like a bowl filled with cherries, raspberries and blackberries, complemented by a perfume of flower.

VINO ROSÉ
Rosato, Connubio
5.0 | 19

Fresh and light with an intensely berry character.

Pinot Grigio Blush, II Sospiro
6.0 | 22

Light, dry & crisp, with a delicious balance between zingy citrus & fruity red berry flavours.

VINO BIANCO
House White Wine
4.5 | 17

Please ask your waiter about this month’s selection.

Trebbiano, Rubicone Rometta IGT
5.0 | 19

Fragrant with white flowers, followed by a mouthful of juicy pear and white peach.

Pinot Grigio, Via Nova
5.5 | 21

Lemony on the nose, with a delicious balance in the mouth. Dry white with a gorgeous lingering finish.

Cortese Amonte, Volpi
6.0 | 22

Light & crisp with delicate citrus fruit aromas & nuances of freshly mown grass & almonds.

Sauvignon Blanc, Molino A Vento
7.5 | 26

Intensely aromatic with notes of mint, herb and a mouthful of tropical fruit and Sicilian lemons.

Gavi di Gavi, La Minaia
8.5 | 27

Aromas of acacia and white peach, flicks the nose with wild herb, then settles on the tongue in a swirl of apple, lemon and melon

APERITIVI & DIGESTIVI

Antica Sambuca
5.5
Amaro Averna
5.5
Fernet Branca
5.5
Amaro Montenegro
5.5
Cynar
5.5
Grappa Julia
5.5
Martini Dry ( 50ml )
6
Martini Rosso ( 50ml )
6
Campari Bitters Crema All’Uovo ( 50ml )
6
Aperol (50ml)
6.5
Freshly made

SPIRITS & LIQUOR

All doubles are charged at £3 extra.

COGNAC
Courvoisier
6
Hennessy
5.5
RUM
Malibu
5.5
Mount Gay Rum
5.5
Bacardi White Rum
5.5
WHISKEY & SCOTCH
Jack Daniels
5.5
Makers Mark
6
Highland Park
6.5
BRANDY
Three Barrels
6
Vecchia Romagna
5.5
LIQUEURS
Tia Maria
5.5
Amaretto Disaronno
5.5
Baileys Cream ( 50ml )
6
Cointreau
5.5
Strega
5.5
Grappa Julia
5.5
GIN
Bombay Sapphire
5.5
Hendricks
6
Malfy Italian Gin
6.5
VODKA
Smirnoff Red Label
5.5
Grey Goose
6
Warm up with a

COFFEE & TEA

Espresso, Double + £1
2.5
Macchiato Double + £1
2.5
Americano
3.5
Cappuccino | Latte | Flat White
3.5
Peppermint | Green | English Breakfast | Earl Grey
3
Hot Chocolate | Mocha
4
Served with ice

SOFT DRINKS

Crodino
1.5
San Bitter Rosso
1.5
Santal Juices
2
Italian Iced Tea: Peach or Lemon
2
San Pellegrino
2
Soda or Tonic Water
2
Ginger Beer
2.5
Still or Sparkling Water 850ml
3
Reservations

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