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Assaggini

Breads and small bites

Pane rustico artisanal grain loaf, crispy Sardinian music bread, grissini Torinesi 3.25 Pane all’aglio garlic buttered toasted bread 3.95
Crescentine dough ball fritters, fresh grated padano, arrabiata dip 4.25 Schiacciata pizza bread, tomato, oregano & anchovies 5.95
Pasticcio di zuccaroast butternut dip with dates & pine-nuts, stone baked bubble bread 3.95 Zucchini fritticrispy–fried courgette batons 3.95
Alette di pollo spicy chicken wings, tomato, garlic & acacia honey glaze 4.25 Polpettine our delicious meatballs (2) with porcini mushroom & plum tomato sauce 4.25
Olives speciality Nocellara del Belice olives on ice

3.30    

Cuoppo di fritto misto 8.95 or 14.50

Crispy fried mix of calamari, zucchini, prawns, whitebait, artichokes, red chilli & garlic mayonnaise

Antipasti

Minestrone our family recipe of summer vegetables, pulses & pasta 4.75 Prosciutto di Parma & melone ripe honeydew melon, Parma ham, pea shoot salad, orange & acacia honey dressing 6.95
Bocconcini di pollo chicken strips coated in pangrattato, arrabiata dip 5.95 Bruschetta toasted rustic bread, chopped Roma vine tomatoes, basil, oregano, extra virgin olive oil 4.95
Capresino bufala mozzarella, heritage tomatoes, fresh basil, oregano, extra virgin olive oil 4.95 Calamari fritti with aioli 6.95
Alici & insalatina di finocchio marinated anchovies, pink peppercorns, lemon, shaved fennel  & rocket salad 5.75 Battilardo d’affettati perfect for grazing our olive wood plank of Parma ham, spicy sopressata salame, bufala mozzarella, marinated artichokes, rosemary infused bubble bread & Nocellara del Belice olives 10.95

Insalatoni

Seasonal salads

Pollo caesar grilled breast of chicken, sweet gem lettuce, garlic croutons, Caesar dressing & padano shavings 11.95 Salmone Loch Duart salmon marinated & roasted in pesto, salad of raw beet, squash, spinach, alfalfa sprouts, farro, pumpkin seeds, broccoli, avocado, cucumber & lemon dressing 12.50
Caprese bufala mozzarella, heritage tomatoes, pesto, extra virgin olive oil & natural sea salt 9.95    

Insalata suprema 12.50

a super foods salad, roast breast of chicken in spicy n'djua marinade, boiled hen egg, spinach, alfalfa sprouts, pomegranate, farro, avocado, trevisse, raw beet, omega seeds with roast butternut dip & stone baked flat bread

Pizzeria

stone baked pizza made with the finest ‘00’ grade of Italian wheat flour

Margherita mozzarella, tomato & fresh basil 8.50 Bufala creamy bufala mozzarella, tomato & fresh basil 9.95
Americana piccante mozzarella, tomato & spicy pepperoni sausage 10.95 Quattro formaggi mozzarella, gorgonzola, parmesan & smoked mozzarella 10.75
Prosciutto e funghi mozzarella, tomato, honey roasted ham & mushroom 10.75 Rustica mozzarella, tomato, oven-roasted Mediterranean vegetables & pesto 9.95
Quattro stagionimozzarella, tomato, ham, sweet red peppers, mushrooms & artichoke hearts 10.75 Tropicale mozzarella, tomato, ham & pineapple 9.95
Calabrese mozzarella, tomato, meatballs, spicy sopressata salame, fennel sausage, chilli, Parma ham & wild rocket 11.75 Parma e rucola mozzarella, tomato, Parma ham & wild rocket 10.75
Primavera mozzarella, asparagus, aubergines, zucchini, tender stem broccoli, padano, sun dried tomato, basil, mint & extra virgin olive oil

10.95 Pugliese mozzarella, stracciatella (Pugliese soft cheese), tenderstem broccoli, chilli, rosemary, & grated padano

10.95

La nostra pasta

Original Lavarini family recipes for your enjoyment since 1955

Spaghetti carbonara smoked pancetta, cream, free range egg & grated padano 10.95 Spaghetti bolognese classic slow-cooked beef ragout, plum tomatoes, red wine & herbs 10.25
Spaghetti polpettine our delicious meatball recipe with porcini mushroom & plum tomato sauce 11.25 Spaghetti puttanesca tomatoes, black olives, anchovies, capers, garlic, chilli & olive oil 9.95
Linguine vongole in bianco fresh Palourdes clams, white wine, chilli, garlic & extra virgin olive oil 13.50 Linguine gamberoni e zucchini king prawns, zucchini, white wine, garlic, lemon zest & chilli 14.50

La spaghettata 18.95

…the Italian way to eat pasta, a large spaghettata for two to share. Please choose any spaghetti dish from the pasta section

Gluten free spaghetti is available on request, please allow 15 minutes cooking time.

Ortolane

Tagliatelle al pesto home-made basil pesto, crushed pine nuts & virgin olive oil (v) 10.95 Spaghetti pomodoro e basilico juicy San Marzano tomatoes & fresh basil sauce (v) 8.50
Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino slow-fried garlic, fresh chillies, parsley & extra virgin olive oil (v) 8.50 Penne arrabiata spicy tomato sauce, crushed red chillies & cherry tomatoes (v) 8.95

Ricette stagionali

seasonal dishes

Tagliolini rossi al vitello e pepe verde our speciality dish, fresh egg & tomato pasta, tossed with strips of veal in cream sauce & green peppercorns 14.25 Tagliolini rossi con pollo e asparagi fresh egg pasta, chicken, asparagus, cream & grated padano 12.25
Tagliatelle al salmone hot smoked salmon from River Farm Smokery, baby spinach Sicilian fennel seeds & cream       12.25 Linguine scoglio seasonal seafood & shellfish in a tomato, garlic & white wine sauce 14.50

Pasta artigianale & risotto

Artisanal dishes, made with ‘amore’

Lasagne bolognese pasticciata our home-made beef filled lasagne, béchamel sauce & padano 10.95 Panciotti in guazzetto fresh pasta parcels filled with scallops, crab & prawns, Sicilian fennel seeds, white wine, lemon zest & hint of chilli 13.95
Cannelloni spinach & ricotta filled pasta, baked with béchamel sauce & padano 14.95 Risotto asparagi creamy carnaroli risotto, fresh asparagus, lemon zest, padano & olive oil drizzle (v) 12.50

Gnocchi 10.25

gluten free gnocchi of purple potato, spinach & ricotta, summer squash & peppers, porcini mushroom & potato tossed in butter & sage (v)

La cucina della casa

the kitchen is at the heart of every Italian home

BIB (Best Italian Burger) chargrilled 100% prime beef burger (170g) tomato, onion & lettuce with patatine fritte. Add smoked pancetta or fontina cheese for £1.00 each 10.95 Salmone arrosto roast fillet of Loch Duart salmon, warm minted asparagus, broad beans, pea & tomato, hollandaise sauce, roast new potatoes 13.95
Trancio di pesce spada pan roasted line-caught swordfish steak, tomato & basil pesto, rainbow salad & patatine fritte 14.50 Saltimbocca di maiale pan-fried pork escalope, Parma ham, sage & white wine, with spinach & roast new potatoes 12.50
Pollo e asparagi pan-fried chicken breast, cream, fresh asparagus, butter & parmesan mash 13.50 Scaloppine ai funghi veal scaloppine, seasonal mushrooms, porcini butter, white wine 14.25 & roast new potatoes 14.25
Scaloppa slow-fried veal escalope coated in seasoned pangrattato – Milanese (roast new potatoes) or Napoli (spaghetti al pomodoro) 16.25 Tagliata di manzo char-grilled sirloin of Galloway beef (280g), fried onions & patatine fritte 19.50

Contorni

Side Dishes

Insalata arcobalenorainbow salad, chopped seasonal vegetables & mixed leaves 3.75 RBroccoli all’aglio tender stem broccoli, garlic & chilli 3.75
Insalata di rucola, pomodoro e parmigianorocket, tomato & parmesan salad 3.75 Tenderstem broccoli, garlic, chilli 3.75
Zucchini fritti crispy fried courgette batons 3.95 Patate al fornonew season roast rosemary potatoes 3.25
FSpinaci wilted baby spinach with lemon oil 3.75 Patatine fritte fried potatoes 2.95