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Italian Night

Italian night
4th December

LET YOUR TASTE BUDS HAVE A TOUR AROUND ITALY WITH THIS FANTASTIC BISTRO STYLE ITALIAN MENU, WITH ALL OF CHEFS FAVOURITE REGIONAL DISHES

Begin the evening with a complimentary glass of Italian prosecco!

 


 

Starter

 

Sharing Platter for 2 £10

Seafood, Meat or Vegetarian
SERVED WITH A DRESSED ROCKET SALAD, BALSAMIC, & SELECTION OF BREADS

Or mix things up with a combination of 2 of the above for a surcharge of £5

Gamberi alla busara £7.95

Venetian dish of prawns with garlic, cherry tomatoes and parsley

 

Bruschetta £5.95

Crisp slice of sourdough topped with fresh Asparagus, gorgonzola, toasted walnut & mint

 

Pancetta wrapped halloumi fries £6.95

Ultimate crowd pleasing nibble, served with a smokey chilli tomato relish

 


 

Main

 

Milanese risotto £12.95

This saffron infused risotto has romantic origins, first served in the 1800’s as a wedding dish in milan, inspired by one man’s love of saffron, the dish was such a success it is now one of the area’s most favourite dishes

 

Venison ragu £15.95

A beautiful, thick, rich and wholesome Italian style gamey ragu from the Trento-alto adige, north eastern region of Italy served with ribbons of pasta

 

Seabass £15.95

a traditional Sicilian dish of Seabass with simple flavours of spinach, wild mushrooms, sautéed potato, lemon & dill butter sauce prepared together with Italian love and passion for food, they simply work like magic creating this fresh Italian main course

 

Chefs own devine Italian cheese in pastry parcelette (V) £12.95

Served with spinach, wild mushrooms & sautéed potatoes

Vegan option available

 

Aubergine parmigiana (V) £10.95

No dish has ever been the subject of as many historical disputes as parmigiana di melanzana with many variations differing across Italy, but this one is sure not to disappoint. A classic bake of layered aubergine, tomato & cheese

 

Palermo style Italian steak £21.95

This infamous Italian rib-eye steak recipe has made this area of sicily a destination for this dish alone, Topped With capers, garlic, anchovies and breadcrumbs, served with vine ripened baked tomatoes,  sautéed potatoes with an optional red wine sauce

 

Spaghetti alla carbonara £11.95

The traditional dish of rome of humble origins. A staple dish of the miners with readily available ingredients, has grown to be one of the world’s favourite Italian dishes. With the addition of cream & pancetta in the 1940’s this delicious dish is all you expect from a classic spaghetti carbonara

 

Frutti di mare £16.95

This dish is a wonderful way to take advantage of seafood, mixing with a piquant tomato sauce served over traditional linguine. This dish is sure to please even the romans with a fine selection of all the bay of naples would have had to offer

 


 

Dessert

 

Lemoncello Cheesecake, raspberry £7.95

Classic Italian liquor cheesecake served with a shot of lemoncello

 

Tiramisu £6.95

Layered dessert of coffee soaked sponge & rich, creamy and indulgent Italian cheese

 

Crostata di ricotto £6.95

A scrumptious tart dating back to 1700’s where ricotta was hidden due to the restrictions on using dairy products, topped with rich black cherries to avoid detection

 

Gelato Sundae £4.95

Selection of Italian ice-creams

 

Lemoncello Ice-cream Sundae (vegan) £6.95

Selection of vegan ice-creams with a classic Italian lemoncello sauce & wafers

 


 

Children’s Menu £8.95

 

Starter

 

A little bucket of deep fried halloumi fries or sweet potato fries
with garlic mayo or homemade Italian ketchup

 


 

Main

 

Traditional Beef or vegetable Spaghetti Bolognese

 

Classic or vegetarian Tagliatelle carbonara

BOTH SERVED WITH LUSH GARLIC BREAD

 


 

Dessert

 

Italian Ice cream Sundae