See our Christmans Menu here

Carpaccio di Bresaola £ 6.80
Cured Italian beef thinly sliced and season with a lemon citronette drizzled
with parmesan shaving and rocket

Affettati misti £ 7.20
Selection of Italian cured meats and Apulian olives

Scrigno di prosciutto e caprino £ 5.50
Warm Puff pastry tart filled with chopped tomatoes, goat cheese and parma ham

Sformatino di patate e salumi £ 5.30
Oven baked deliciopu Apulian potatoes tart with cured meat,and mozzarella

Bruschetta Classica (V)
Toasted bread with chopped tomato, basil and garlic toppings £ 4.20
… or with goat cheese and roasted peppers £ 5.20

Fagottino di ricotta e asparagi (V)£ 4.90
Filo pastry parcel stuffed with ricotta cheese and asparagus served on a bed
of rocket and a sprinkle of lemon juice

Melanzane Ripiena (V) £ 5.50
Deep fried aubergine roulade filled with chopped tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, basil and garlic

Cozze al profumo di limone e piccante £ 4.80
Fresh Scottish mussels steamed with pepper and chilli.

Calamari Fritti £ 4.50
Deep fried ring squid served on a bed of rocket with lemon and tartar sauce

Sautee di pesce £ 6.80
Scottish mussels, clams calamari and king prawns sautéed with garlic and white wine
served with a slide of toasted garlic bread

* Please let us know if you suffer from any sort of food allergy


Spaghetti ai frutti di mare £ 13.80
Spaghetti with clams, mussels, king prawns, squid, chopped tomatoes and white wine. Simply delicious….

Paccheri al Branzino £ 11.80
Fresh pasta tube filled with a sea bass puree served with mussels and king prawns in a light seafood sauce. One of our specialties!

Linguine vongole e zucchine £ 13.50  
Linguine pasta with sautéed clams and finely cut courgette in a parsely, garlic and white wine sauce…typical Mediterranean summer dish

Linguine al pesto genovese (V) £ 11.80
Fresh eggs linguine pasta with original genovese pesto (basil pestle, parmesan, pine nuts, potatoes, green beans and garlic)

Cannelloni di riccotta e spinaci (V) £ 10.80
Home made Italain tube pasta filled with ricotta eand spinach topped with tomato and a touch of besciamelle sauce

Gnocchi alla sorrentina (V) £ 9.80
Potatoes gnocchi cooked in a tomatoes and basil sauce and a touch of mozzarella cheese and parmesan

Spaghetti alla Carbonara £ 9.50
Layers of fresh pasta alternated with a traditional Bolognese sauce, Béchamel and parmesan cheese.

Lasagna fatta in casa
£ 9.50Penne pasta with smoked Salmon, rocket and a touch of cream and lemon zest

Orecchiette con broccoli, pancetta e mascarpone £ 10.80
Little ear shaped Apulian pasta with broccoli, Italian pancetta and mascarpone cheese.

Risotto di asparagi mantecato al parmiggiano (V)
Classic Italian risotto with fresh asparagus and parmesan cheese £ 11.50
... or with finely chopped courgette and unshelled prawns
£ 13.50

* Please let us know if you suffer from any sort of food allergy


Contro filetto di manzo alla griglia, rucola e parmigiano
£ 16.80
Juicy grilled Rib Eye steak with fresh rocket and parmesan shaving served
with roasted potatoes and vegetables

Pollo ripieno prosciutto e asparagi £ 13.50
Chicken breast stuffed with mozzarella, parma ham and asparagus.
Served with roasted potatoes and vegetables

Scottadito di maiale con salsa al gorgonzola e miele £ 13.80
Oven baked pork cutlet with gorgonzola and honey. Served with mash potatoes and vegetables.

Orata al sugo e olive nere £ 14.50
Sea bream filet on a tomato, basil and black olive sauce served with
roasted potatoes and vegetables.

Filetto di branzino al timo e limone £ 13.90
Oven baked Sea bass filet served with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables

* Please let us know if you suffer from any sort of food allergy


Rucola e parmigiano
£ 3.60
Rocket and parmesan cheese shaving

Insalata mista £ 3.80
Mixed leaves salad

Vegetali Grigliati £ 3.80
Mixed grilled vegetable

Spinaci Saltati £ 4.20
Sautéed spinach with garlic

* Please let us know if you suffer from any sort of food allergy

Classic Italian Tiramisu
£ 4.90
Layers of lady finger biscuits dipped in coffee and amaretto liqueur
covered with a cream of mascarpone

Crema bruciata alla vaniglia £ 4.40
Italian style Vanilla creme’ brullee’

Pannacotta al caffe’  £4.80
Home made coffe Pannacotta seved with choccolate and coffe sauce

Torta di ricotta e nutella £ 4.80
Home made ricotta and nutella Italian sponge cake topped with granulated
pistachio served with chocolate sauce and vanilla ice cream

Selezione di formaggi £ 7.50
Mixed selection of Italian cheeses serverd with biscuits

Gelati misti £ 4.20
Chocolate ice cream with hazelnut and chocolate sauce
Creamy vanilla ice cream covered with crushed Amaretto biscuits
Cherry ice cream draped in black cherry

* Please let us know if you suffer from any sort of food allergy

Penne all'arrabiata
Penne pasta with spicy tomatoes sauce

Spaghetti Carbonara
Spaghetti pasta with pancetta, Parmesan cheese, egg yolk and grained fresh pepper

Lasagne al forno
Oven Baked pasta layers with besciamelle, Bolognese sauce and mozzarella cheese

Rigatoni al sugo
Rigatoni pasta in a ragu’ sauce

Penne vegetariane
Penne pasta with vegetable and white wine

Spaghetti con le cozze
Spaghetti cooked with mussels and white wine

* Any of this pasta and a soft drink for £ 6.50 only!

Selection of freshly toasted bread with vegetarian toppings

Cozze al profumo d’arancio
Steamed Mussels with orange fragrance

Verdure grigliate
Fresh char grilled seasonal vegetables drizzled with extra virgin
olive oil and garlic dressing


Penne all’arrabbiata
Penne pasta with spicy tomatoes sauce

Pollo alla Griglia
Seasoned char chicken breast stripes served on a bed of rocket with
roasted potatoes and Mediterranean vegetables

Spaghetti alla carbonara
Spaghetti with Italian bacon, parmesan cheese and egg yolk


Our famous Italian dessert!

Gelati misti
Mixed ice cream balls with chocolate sauce and crushed amaretto

Torta di mele
Home made apple torte served with vanilla ice cream

2 course 10.50
3 course 13.50

* Early Bird Menu available Monday to Friday until 6.30pm

Montepulciano D'Abruzzo DOC £ 16.50
A chunky, chewy red with lashings of dense fruit, backed up by full, but soft tannins and a long finish.

Merlot £ 13.50
Soft, well rounded and medium dry with red cherry fruit and a velvety finish

Chianti DOCG £ 18.60
A full flavored, earthy wine with heaps of sunshine oozing out of it, plenty of fruit with a
delicious dry finish

Rosso Piceno £ 18.90
Well balanced wine resulting from a selected blend of Montepulciano and Sangiovese. Ruby red with
tinges of garnet, this wine offer a bouquet of jammy fruits, spice and aromatic herbs.

Cannonau £ 27.50
Ruby red with Purple reflection, glossy and transparent, with an excellent
persistence. On the palate is dry, full bodied and warm with and effortless
balance of tannins.

Ripasso valpolicella DOC £ 27.80
This is a wine made by a unique process where the valpolicella
is fermented on the lees of Amarone. The result is a warm, full bodied, elegant wine with lingering
flavours of dark red and black fruit, soft tannins, complexity and depth.

Copertino D.O.C. Riserva £ 28.30
This wine has been obtained from Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera grapes.
It has an intense aroma with scent of ripened fruits and spices.
It is perfect with pasta, seasoned cheese, game and grilled and braised meat.

Barolo Luigi Oddero 2005 £ 34.40
Brilliant color with warmer tinges developing over time.
Unmistakable bouquet, very pleasant, intense yet ethereal,
at time spiced, with aromas of truffles, liquorices and dried flowers.

Sole di Puglia Chardonnay
£ 14.80
Easy young wines, to be drunk while young and perfectly match able with food and daily meals.

Trebbiano d’abruzzo £ 16.50
A dry white wine with a fruity aroma and crisp refreshing taste. The wine is well balanced overall.

Frascati  £ 17.90
A dry delightful wine. Intense, crisp and fresh, this wine shows clean citrus fruit flavours with a
slight nuttiness on the palate.

Sauvignon Blanc £ 17.50
Bright straw yellow with gold and green reflections with a green apple and elderflower bouquet.
Dry and full bodied on the palate with a velvety finish.

Malvasia Bianca £ 18.30
Straw yellow colour, intense and delicate aroma. The taste is silky and velvety with a bounty of
fresh fruits and light almond notes throughout.

Chardonnay Santa Caterina £ 18.60
A light straw coloured wine, delicately scented, aromatic and elegant on the palate.

Ciro’ Bianco £ 18.90
Ancient native grape grown near the Jonian Sea. It boasts a complex aroma of white flowers
and ripe tropical fruit. The taste is fresh and Mediterranean with a charming mineral finish

Falanghina £ 19.90
It offers a rich and intense aroma of fruit with hints of apple, pineapple, quince and pear.
It is fresh and clean in the mouth with good structure and a floral finish.

Gavi DOCG £ 20.80
Lively, crisp wine with bags of fruit flavour, apple and pineapple plus suave finish Very well-balanced
between ripe fruit and lemony acidity. Hints of spice and intense flavours make this ideal with fish dishes

Vernaccia di San Gimignano £ 20.50
It offers a rich and intense aroma of fruit with hints of apple, pineapple, quince and pear. It is fresh and
clean in the mouth with good structure and a floral finish.

Ferrari Rose' DOC
£ 38.00
Fragrant, flowery nose with just a touch of berry fruit is balanced by a
delicate flavour in the mouth with a hint of almonds on the finish

Prosecco villa cornaro extra dry £ 22.00
A lively, slightly yeasty touch with a delicious rounded finish and a good length.

Ferrari Maximum Brut DOC £ 38.00
Ferrari F.lli Lunelli A lovely delicate flavour with distinctively
biscuity tones on the palate and a warm but crisp finish

Bardolino Chiaretto DOC £ 16.59
It is left to ferment with the skins for just a single night. A true Garda wine, Chiaretto
is distinguished by its colour and delicate structure

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