Restaurant Menu

ANTIPASTI - STARTERS

I FRESCHI DAL MARE – FRESH FROM THE SEA

OSTRICHE
£0.00

Mersea rock oysters served with chopped shallots, salt and pepper vinaigrette (three, six or nine) £9.00 | £16.00 | £24.00

SCAMPI AL GHIACCIO
£16.90

three fresh raw langoustines on ice, served with extra virgin olive oil and lemon zest dressing

I CARPACCI E LE TARTARE – CARPACCIO AND TARTARE

CUBETTATO DI TONNO MARINATO AGLI AGRUMI
£12.90

lightly marinated fresh tuna tartare, garnished with red spring onion and fresh orange fillets

TARTARE DI VITELLO
£13.90

light marinated veal tartare with extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper, garnished with summer truffle and parmesan flakes

CARPACCIO DI FILETTO DI MANZO AROMATIZZATO AL BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO CON RUCOLA E SCAGLIE DI GRANA
£14.90

beef carpaccio flavoured with brunello di montalcino, rocket and grana padano flakes

LA NORCINERIA – CURED MEATS

PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA ‘RISERVA’ E MOZZARELLA DI BUFALA
£12.90

Parma ham with buffalo mozzarella served with a cherry tomato and basil bruschetta

TAGLIERE DI SALUMI E FORMAGGI PREGIATI
£12.90

selection of our fine cured meats and cheeses

BURRATA D’ANDRIA E CAPOCOLLO CON INSALATA DI RUCOLA E POMODORINI CON OLIO EXTRA VERGINE
£12.90

Coppa with burrata on a rocket, cherry tomato and olive salad with extra virgin olive oil

GLI ANTIPASTI CALDI – HOT STARTERS

POLIPO IN SALSA DI POMODORINI PACHINO E PEPERONCINO
£14.90

stewed octopus in pachino cherry tomato and spicy chilli pepper sauce

INSALATINA DI MARE CALDA E VERDURE CROCCANTI
£12.90

warm mixed seafood marinated with extra virgin olive oil, lemon and fresh vegetables

CAPRESE CALDA ALLE MELANZANE
£10.90

grilled aubergines, warm buffalo mozzarella and tomato caprese

CAPONATA DI VERDURE SU CROSTONE AL PEPERONCINO
£10.90

diced stewed mixed vegetables served on a spicy large bruschetta slice

LE ZUPPE E LE MINESTRE – SOUPS AND STEWS

SAUTE DI COZZE E VONGOLE
£13.90

fresh clams and mussels in white wine and parsley sauce

CREMA DI ASPARAGI ALL’OLIO EXTRA VERGINE D’OLIVA E PARMIGIANO REGGIANO
£12.90

asparagus cream soup with parmesan and olive oil

PASTE E RISOTTI - PASTA AND RISOTTO

I RISOTTI - RISOTTO

RISOTTO ALLA BARBABIETOLA E CAPESANTE SCOTTATE
£16.90

beetroot risotto with seared fresh scallops

RISOTTO ALLA PARMIGIANA E TARTUFO ESTIVO
£14.90

classic risotto with parmesan and summer truffle flakes

LE PASTE - PASTA

TAGLIOLINI ALL’ASTICE
£24.90

homemade tagliolini with fresh lobster and cherry tomato sauce

LINGUINE ALLE VONGOLE VERACI
£16.90

Linguine with fresh clams and white wine sauce

CAVATELLI AI FRUTTI DI MARE
£17.90

handmade pasta ‘cavatelli’ from the Puglia region with mixed seafood and cherry tomato sauce

TAGLIATELLE CON SCAMPI FRESCHI E CREMA DI CECI
£17.90

tagliatelle with fresh langoustines and chickpea puree

PAPPARDELLE AL RAGU DI VITELLO BIANCO E FINOCCHIETTO
£14.90

homemade pasta ‘pappardelle’ from the Tuscany region with white veal ragu and fennel seeds

SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA
£12.90

original carbonara recipe, egg, pecorino romano cheese, cured pork 'guanciale' and black pepper

TONNARELLI CACIO E PEPE
£12.90

handmade pasta ‘tonnarelli’ from the Lazio region with pecorino Romano cheese and black pepper

RAVIOLI VERDI CON RICOTTA E SPINACI AL BURRO AROMATIZZATO E PARMIGIANO REGGIANO
£12.90

homemade spinach and ricotta ravioli with parmigiano Reggiano and light butter sauce

SECONDI - MAIN COURSES

all mains served with the chefs' choice of sides

IL PESCE FRESCO - FRESH FISH

MISTO DI PESCE GRATINATO
£24.90

baked selection of mix fish and seafood gratinated with a lemon scented breadcrumb and parmigiano Reggiano crust, served with mix salad and boiled pot

BRANZINO AL SALE
£23.90

fresh seabass baked under sea salt crust served with steamed vegetables

GAMBERONI ALLA GRIGLIA CON INSALATA SICILIANA
£25.90

grilled jumbo king prawns on a bed of ‘Sicilian salad’ with capers, red onions, olives, orange and lemon

GRIGLIATA DI CROSTACEI E CAPESANTE
£38.90

grilled shellfish selection, half lobster, king prawn and scallops served with garlic butter sauce

LE CARNI - MEAT

TAGLIATA DI MANZO MARINATO ALLA GRIGLIA CON VERDURE GRIGLIATE
£21.90

30-day aged beef sirloin steak grilled and sliced, served with grilled vegetables

COSTOLETTA DI VITELLO ALLA MILANESE E CUBI DI PATATE AL ROSMARINO
£23.90

prime veal rib chop in breadcrumbs ‘alla Milanese’ served with rosemary roast potatoes

CARRE DI AGNELLO ARROSTO CON SALSA DOLCE AI LAMPONI E FONDUTA AL GORGONZOLA
£26.90

Slow cooked lamb rack served with sweet raspberry sauce and gorgonzola fondue

DOLCI - DESSERT

TIRAMISU CLASSICO
£6.90

homemade classic tiramisu

PANNACOTTA AI FRUTTI DI BOSCO
£6.90

wild berries pannacotta

TORTINO AL CIOCCOLATO E FANTASIA DI FRUTTA FRESCA
£6.90

hot chocolate fondant with fresh fruit and chantilly cream

MILLEFOGLIE CREMA E AMARENE
£6.90

millefeuille with cream and sour cherries

PROFITEROLE AL CIOCCOLATO
£6.90

chocolate profiteroles

GELATO E SORBETTI ITALIANI
£6.90

Italian ice cream and sorbets

SELEZIONE DI FORMAGGI ITALIANI
£10.90

selection of 5 Italian cheeses from the cheese trolley

please note

all prices are inclusive of VAT and a discretionary 10% service charge will be added to the final bill