Early Bird Menu

Here’s a sample of our Early Bird menu – served from 4.30pm until 6.30pm (6pm on a Saturday)
2 Courses (a starter & a pizza or pasta) £11.90

1 Course (pizza or pasta only) £6.95

 or

2 Courses (a starter with a special & side order) and a complimentary 125ml glass of house wine for £14.95 

 

How does ‘Early Birds’ work?…Just arrive between 4.30 and 6.30pm (6pm on Saturdays) and take advantage of our excellent special menu. During weekends, tables must be vacated within 1 hr 45min of the time of booking or arrival (whichever is earliest). Thank you for your understanding.

Starters

PIZZA POMODORO – garlic bread pizza, topped with tomato sauce

HOMEMADE SOUP OF THE DAY – with toasted tomato & oregano focaccia

FORMAGGIO FRITTO – deep fried Brie with cranberry sauce & crusty bread

FUNGHI AGLIO – button mushrooms pan fried in garlic butter, cream & white wine

OLIVE and Taponade – Italian green olives and black olives taponade with warm focaccia served with a balsamic & olive oil dip

ARANCINI  crispy rice ball filled with parmesan cheese, prosciutto and garden peas

CALAMARI FRITTI – deep fried calamari rings (in our secret coating ) deep fried & served with tartar sauce

Pizza

All with a mozzarella & tomato base

MARGHERITA – a simple classic

PEPPERONI – with pepperoni salami

TROPICALE – with ham & pineapple

VEGETARIANA – with mushrooms, onions, spinach, olives & peppers

CAPRICCIOSA – with mushrooms, ham & artichokes

DI CAPRA – with goats cheese, caramalised onions, spinach & roasted pine kernels

NAPOLETANA – with olives, capers & anchovies

AMERICANA – with pepperoni & red onions

PROSCUITTO & FUNGHI – with ham & mushrooms

DIAVOLO – a spicy treat with salami, pepperoni, peppers, chilli &Tabasco sauce

MILANESE – with our own special recipe bolognese sauce

BIANCA (no tomato sauce sauce)mozzarella dolcelatte & red onions

AL BASILICO (no tomato sauce) mozzarella, fresh basil leaves, cherry tomatoes & a touch of Pesto genovese 

Pasta

PENNE CARBONARA – with pancetta, cream, egg yolk & Parmesan

MACCARONI AL POMODORO E BASILICO – with cherry tomatoes, Parmesan, basil, tomato sauce with a hint of chilli

PENNE  BOSAIOLA – large pasta ribbons with mushrooms, smoked ham strips, fresh herbs in a tomato & cream sauce

FARFALLE SUD – butterfly shaped pasta with smoked chicken breast, bacon, peppers & mushrooms, tossed in olive oil & Parmesan cheese, all with a hint of chilli

LINGUINE AL SALMONE – with smoked salmon & prawns in a light cream & tomato sauce

LASAGNE – layers of pasta, baked with bolognese sauce, tomato, cheese & besciamella

FARFALLE VEGETARIANA Butterfly shaped pasta tossed in a tomato sauce with a hint of chilli, with peppers, mushrooms, cougettes & aubergines

 

Specials

starter, special & side £14.95  /  special & side only £12.50

POLLO  con POMODORINI- pan-fried chicken breast in a lightly smoked cherry tomatoes sauce topped with melted Scamorza cheese 

SCALOPPA DI MAIALE – pan-fried pork scallops with bacon, field mushrooms, shallots & Dolcelatte cheese in a Madeira sauce

BRANZINO – seared seabass on a bed of sauted spinach, drizzled with a lemon dressing

AGNELLO  Slow braised Lamb Shank with a mint and wine reduction on a bed of mashed Celeriac  and potatoes

Select your side order from:

SAUTEE POTATOES

MIXED SALAD

FRENCH FRIES

VEGETABLES OF THE DAY

or  SWEET POTATOES FRIES

Please inform your server of any allergy or dietary requirements prior to placing your order : wheat (gluten), milk, eggs, shellfish, molluscs, fish, peanuts, (oil), nuts, soya, mustards, sesame seeds, barley(malt vinegar), celery (stock cubes), sulphur dioxide (vinegars) (soft drinks) (dried fruit), lupin, please see main menu for allergies