A LA CARTE MENU

 

Primi Piatti – Starters

 

MINESTRONE (V) £4.45

Freshly-made seasonal mixed vegetable broth served with a wee portion of our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

BRUSCHETTA MOZZA & POMODORO (V) £5.95

Oven-baked freshly-made hot crusty Italian garlic bread & mozzarella (hot) then topped with chopped fresh salad tomatoes (cold) dressed in basil, chopped fresh garlic and extra virgin olive oil and served with a small salad garnish.

 

CROSTINI VEGAN-FRIENDLY (V) £5.95

Trio of oven-baked freshly-made hot crusty Italian garlic bread topped with sweet mixed peppers, sautéed mushrooms and chopped fresh salad tomatoes (cold) dressed in basil, chopped fresh garlic and extra virgin olive oil and served with a small salad garnish.

 

MOZZARELLA FRITTA (V) £5.95

Golden-fried breaded mozzarella fingers served with a side dip of blended sweet tomato & crushed dried chilli sauce and served with a small salad garnish.

 

MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA £6.95

(V*contains Parmigiano-Reggiano “parmesan” cheese)

Classic dish of oven-baked layered aubergines coated in flour & lightly pan-fried, blended tomato, oregano & Parmigiano-Reggiano (strictly not considered vegetarian by all) then topped with mozzarella cheese.

 

CAPRESE (V) £7.95

Classic sliced tomato and fresh buffalo mozzarella salad dressed with fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil. Served with a wee portion of our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

CALAMARI FRITTI £7.95

Delicious fresh Scottish squid cut into rings and golden-fried in a light batter served with fresh lemon wedge, small salad garnish and garlic mayo dip.

 

GAMBERETTI IN SALSA ROSA £7.95

Classic freshwater baby prawn cocktail with marie rose sauce served over mixed leaf lettuce. Served with a wee portion of our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

SFIZI DEL FORNO (MEAT-T0PPED CROSTINI) £7.95

Trio of oven-baked freshly-made hot crusty Italian garlic bread topped with Salami, N’duja (very, very spicy Calabrian pork sausage paste) and D.O.C. quality Parma Ham and served with a small salad garnish.

 

BUFALA & PROSCIUTTO CRUDO £9.95

D.O.C. quality sliced Parma Ham and fresh buffalo mozzarella dressed with fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil. Served with a wee portion of our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

PROSCIUTTO CRUDO & MELONE £9.95

D.O.C. quality sliced Parma Ham served over freshly-sliced melon.

 

BRESAOLA CON FORMAGGIO & RUCOLA £9.95

Razor-thin sliced cured Italian speciality dry beef fillet served with rocket leaf, Parmigiano-Reggiano shavings, extra virgin olive oil and fresh lemon wedge. Served with a wee portion of our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

SALMONE SCOZZESE AFFUMICATO £10.95

Quality Loch Fyne smoked salmon slices dressed with capers, extra virgin olive oil and fresh lemon wedge. Served with a wee portion of our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

GAMBERONI PICCANTI £10.95

Peeled and de-veined tiger prawns sautéed in chopped fresh garlic, blended tomato and crushed dried chilli sauce served with a mixed salad garnish and our own oven-baked freshly-made hot crusty Italian garlic bread.

 

MELONE ALLA QUA £11.95

Freshwater baby prawns with marie rose sauce, freshly-sliced honeydew melon and quality Loch Fyne smoked salmon slices- a fusion of three popular starters. Served with a wee portion of our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

ANTIPASTO MISTO ALL’ITALIANA £12.95

Generous selection of cured speciality meats, fresh buffalo mozzarella, artichokes, olives and traditional Italian pickled vegetables a small salad garnish. Served with a basket of our own daily-made Italian bread. Good dish for sharing.

 

Insalate Speciale – Special Large Salads

 

INSALATA TONNO & FAGIOLI £9.95

Classic Italian-style salad of tuna pre-marinated in olive oil, mixed beans, mixed green, purple and rocket leaves, red onion and chopped tomatoes and Italian white wine vinegar drizzled over at the end.

 

INSALATA FANTASIA (V) £9.95

Mixed green, purple and rocket leaves, crumbled goats’ cheese, fresh melon pieces, dried apricot pieces, sweet mixed roasted peppers and sesame seed.

 

POLLO <<ALLA QUA SALAD>> £14.95

Pan-seared chicken breast cut into strips served over mixed green, purple and rocket leaves in a simplified Caesar dressing of garlic mayo, croutons & Parmigiano-Reggiano

 

Pasta Dishes

 

Please note that we have 3 types/shapes of pasta: Tagliatelle (which is freshly handmade by us and contains egg), Penne and Spaghetti (dried Barilla quality brand which is not made with egg and so is vegan-friendly). If you wish to swap the type/shape of pasta to be used instead of the one suggested below for each dish then please simply ask!

 

SPAGHETTI NAPOLI (V) £8.45

Classic and unassuming freshly-prepared Neapolitan-style blended tomato and fresh basil sauce.

 

SPAGHETTI AGLIO, OLIO & PESTO VERDE (V*contains Parmigiano-Reggiano “parmesan” cheese) £8.95

Extra virgin olive oil, chopped fresh garlic, and green pesto- contains pine nuts and Parmigiano-Reggiano which is strictly not considered vegetarian by all.

 

PENNE ARRABBIATA (V) £9.45

Southern Italy’s most popular sauce of blended tomato, crushed dried chillies, chopped fresh garlic and Italian mixed herbs.

 

TAGLIATELLE ALFREDO (V) £9.45

Fresh pasta ribbons served with sliced sautéed mushrooms, chopped fresh garlic and fresh cream sauce.

 

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA CON PANNA £9.95

Style carbonara sauce made with a touch of fresh cream as well as olive oil, egg yolk, bacon and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. Should you prefer more (or, indeed, no!) cream then please simply request such as our chefs shall be delighted to oblige.

 

PENNE AMATRICIANA £9.95

Roman style sauce of blended tomato, white wine, bacon, chopped onion and crushed dried chillies.

 

TAGLIATELLE AL RAGU £10.45

Speciality freshly-prepared “Ragu” (Bolognese-style) of minced quality Scotch beef & minced seasonal mixed vegetables. 

 

LASAGNE AL FORNO £10.45

Oven-baked Scotch quality beef mince and béchamel lasagne topped with generous ladles of our Bolognese and Napoli sauces and mozzarella cheese. Please note that our pasta sheets contain egg.

 

PENNE CON POLLO & VERDURE £12.95

Chicken breast cuts sautéed with sliced mushrooms, sweet mixed peppers & red onion finished in a blended tomato sauce with chopped fresh garlic, a touch of fresh cream & grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.

 

PENNE AL FILETTO £15.95

Tomato, red wine, red onion, mixed Italian herbs and 4oz of sliced Scottish prime beef fillet (medium-well cooked strips).

 

TAGLIATELLE CON GAMBERONI PICCANTI & CHORIZO £15.95

Peeled and de-veined tiger prawns sautéed with chorizo pork sausage, chopped fresh garlic & crushed dried chillies in a white wine & blended tomato sauce.

 

Risotti – Arborio Rice Dishes

 

RISOTTO AI FUNGHI, PISELLI & ASPARAGI (V*contains Parmigiano-Reggiano “parmesan” cheese) £9.45

Mixed wild Scottish woodland mushrooms, fresh peas, and fresh asparagus and finished with grated Parmigiano-Reggiano and a wee touch of fresh cream. If you’d like this dish to be vegetarian or vegan friendly then please do ask as we can easily prepare this dish for you without using the parmesan and/or the fresh cream ingredients.

 

RISOTTO VERDE AL PESTO (V*contains Parmigiano-Reggiano “parmesan” cheese) £9.45

Sautéed fresh seasonal green vegetable selection and lots of green pesto- contains pine nuts and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

 

Pizza Dishes (Stone-baked 12” base Roman-style pizza made with our freshly-prepared dough)

 

MARGHERITA (V) £7.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil leaf.

 

BUFALA CAMPANA D.O.C. (V) £9.45

Blended tomato, fresh buffalo mozzarella from Campania, lots of fresh basil leaves and a touch of olive oil at the end.

 

PEPPERONI £9.45

Blended tomato, mozzarella and lots of spiced Italian “pepperoni” pork sausage slices.

 

DYBALA £9.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella, chorizo pork sausage, paprika, chopped fresh garlic and fresh chillies. FORZA LA JUVENTUS!

 

CABANA £9.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella, cooked ham and fresh pineapple pieces.

 

AL CRUDO £9.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella and topped with sliced DOC. quality Parma Ham.

 

QUATTRO FORMAGGI (V*contains Parmigiano-Reggiano “parmesan” cheese) £10.95

Blended tomato and mixed cheeses- usually Italian blue, Parmigiano-Reggiano (“parmesan” cheese), brie and mozzarella.

 

LUCY £10.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella, spiced “pepperoni” pork sausage, sweet mixed peppers and fresh pineapple pieces.

 

PRESIDENTE £10.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella, sweet mixed peppers, chorizo and spiced “pepperoni” sausage then topped with “salami”.

 

INFERNO £10.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella, chicken breast pieces, spiced “pepperoni” sausage and sliced spicy marinated jalapeno peppers.

 

CRISTINA £10.95

Blended tomato & mozzarella then topped with fresh rocket leaf, sliced DOC quality Parma Ham and parmesan shavings.

 

ALLA QUA £10.95

Blended tomato, mozzarella, Italian blue cheese & red onion topped with fresh rocket leaf & sliced DOC quality Parma Ham.

 

CALZONE £10.95

Folded pizza envelope stuffed with blended tomato, mozzarella, cooked ham and spiced Italian “pepperoni” pork sausage.

 

Pesce – Fish Dishes

 

SALMONE DELLO CHEF £17.95

Quality fillet-cut of fresh Scottish salmon pan-sautéed with white wine, lemon juice, peeled and de-veined tiger prawns, baby freshwater prawns and sweet mixed peppers. Served with a side portion of seasonal mixed vegetables and potatoes.

 

BRANZINO DELLA CASA £17.95

North Atlantic fresh seabass fillets (2) poached in white wine, fresh chopped garlic, olives and cherry tomatoes. Served with a side portion of seasonal mixed vegetables and potatoes.

 

FRITTO MISTO ITALIANO £17.95

Classic simple Italian seaside lightly battered golden-fried mixed fish/shellfish dish usually prepared with peeled and de-veined fresh tiger prawns, fresh calamari rings and our most fresh white fish fillet pieces. Served with fresh lemon, garlic mayo dip and a side of mixed Italian style salad.  

 

Carne – Meat Dishes

 

Please note that all of our meat dishes are served with a side dish of seasonal mixed vegetables & potatoes unless otherwise specifically stated/requested.

 

POLLO ALLA GENOVESE £15.95

Pan-seared chicken supreme finished in a tasty sauce of freshly-prepared green pesto- contains pine nuts- and fresh cream.

 

POLLO VALDOSTANA £15.95

Golden-fried breaded chicken supreme topped with cooked ham and mozzarella cheese & sage leaf and then finished with Napoli-style blended tomato sauce.

 

VITELLO ALLA MILANESE £17.95

Golden-fried breaded grade-one Dutch veal escallops served with fresh lemon and a wee portion of Spaghetti Napoli (as opposed to being served with mixed vegetables and potatoes).

 

SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA £17.95

Pan-seared escallops of grade-one Dutch veal topped with D.O.C. quality Parma Ham slices and then poached in an abundance of white wine & sage leaf.

 

BISTECCA ALLA GRIGLIA £19.95

Grilled Scottish prime 9oz beef sirloin steak.

 

FILETTO ALLA GRIGLIA £23.95

Grilled Scottish prime 8oz beef fillet steak.

KIDS’ MENU £6.50pp

(Portion sizes aimed to be suitable for under 10s or older kids with small appetites)

 

Golden-fried battered chicken strips & chips

 

Plain-grilled chicken strips & broccoli florettes

 

Lasagne al Forno

 

Penne al Pomodoro (v)

(Pasta tubes served in a simple blended tomato sauce)

 

Penne with mild cheese & cream sauce (v)

 

Penne Bolognese

 

Pizza Margherita (v)

 

Pizza Pepperoni

 

Pizza with cooked ham

 

Pizza with vegetables of your choice

 

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Italian recipe ice-cream

(Vanilla, strawberry or chocolate flavours available with chocolate/raspberry sauce)

 

Fresh strawberries /other fresh fruits we stock

 

Please ensure to advise us of any allergies as we always stock gluten free pasta/bread and our base tomato sauce can quickly be prepared without specific common allergens

AUGUST 2020 LIGHT BITE VALUE MENU

 

AVAILABLE 7 DAYS A WEEK UNTIL THE END OF AUGUST 2020

 

PLEASE KINDLY NOTE:

 

1. LAST ORDERS FOR THIS SET MENU ARE BY 6PM EVERY DAY SEVEN DAYS PER WEEK

 

2. THE PORTION SIZE ON THIS VALUE SET MENU IS EQUIVALENT TO TWO-THIRDS THE SIZE OF A DISH FROM OUR A LA CARTE MENU

 

3. WE POLITELY ADVISE THAT ON FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS WE REQUIRE TO HAVE YOUR TABLE BACK BY 1 HOUR 30 MINS OF YOUR BOOKING/ WALK-IN TIME

 

 

 

MAIN COURSE ONLY = £6.95 PER PERSON

 

ANY 2 COURSES = £10.45 PER PERSON

 

ALL 3 COURSES = £13.95 PER PERSON

 

 

 

Starter Selection:

GAMBERETTI IN SALSA ROSA Classic freshwater baby prawn cocktail with marie rose sauce over mixed leaf lettuce. Served with a side portion of our own daily-made bread.

INSALATINA CON MELONE & FORMAGGIO DI CAPRA (V) Salad of fresh melon cubes, dried apricot pieces & sweet mixed roasted peppers with crumbled goats’ cheese over a bed of mixed leaf lettuce served with a side portion of our own daily-made bread.

MINESTRONE ALL'ITALIANA (V) Freshly-made mixed vegetable broth served with a side portion of our own daily-made bread.

BRUSCHETTA MOZZA & POMODORO (V) Oven-baked freshly-made hot crusty Italian garlic bread & mozzarella (hot) then topped with chopped fresh salad tomatoes (cold) dressed in basil, chopped fresh garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Served with a small salad garnish.

CROSTINI DUO MIXED PEPPERS - MUSHROOMS (V) Duo of oven-baked freshly-made hot crusty Italian garlic bread topped with 1. sweet mixed peppers and 2. sautéed mushrooms in garlic and white wine. Served with a small salad garnish.

FUNGHI FRITTI (V) Breaded and golden-fried fresh Scottish mushrooms served with a garlic-mayo side dip & small mixed salad garnish.

MOZZARELLA FRITTA (V) Breaded and golden-fried mozzarella fingers served with a side dip of sweet blended tomato and chilli sauce and small salad garnish.

 

Main Course Selection:

LASAGNE AL FORNO Oven-baked quality Scotch beef mince and béchamel lasagne topped with mozzarella & generous ladles of our Bolognese and Napoli sauces.

MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA (V*contains Parmigiano-Reggiano “parmesan” cheese) Classic dish of oven-baked layered aubergines coated in flour & lightly pan-fried, blended tomato, oregano & Parmigiano-Reggiano then topped with mozzarella cheese.

CANNELLONI (V) Oven-baked fresh egg pasta cylinders packed with ricotta cheese & spinach leaf and served in an abundance of béchamel and Napoli sauces.

PENNE ARRABBIATA (V) Penne pasta in a Southern Italian style spiced blended tomato, garlic and mixed Italian herb sauce.

RISOTTO VERDE (V*contains Parmigiano-Reggiano “parmesan” cheese) Italian Arborio rice dish with sautéed fresh seasonal green vegetables and, green pesto- contains pine nuts and Parmigiano-Reggiano.

PIZZA MARGHERITA (V) Stone-baked thin base Roman-style 10” blended tomato, mozzarella and basil pizza made with our freshly prepared hand-made and hand-stretched dough. Please note: extra toppings are £1 per vegetable ingredient and £2 per meat ingredient.

SALMONE AL LIMONE (£4 SUPPLEMENT) Fillet-cut of fresh Scottish salmon poached in a reduced sauce of white wine, lemon juice & sweet mixed peppers and served with a small mixed leaf lettuce salad with chopped tomatoes & red onion as well as seasonal mixed vegetables and potatoes.

SEABASS PROVENCALE (£4 SUPPLEMENT) North Atlantic fresh seabass fillet poached in a sauce of blended tomato, capers, oregano and flat leaf parsley served with a small mixed leaf lettuce salad with chopped tomatoes and red onion as well as sticky white rice.

POLLO ALLA MILANESE (£4 SUPPLEMENT) Breaded and golden-fried Scottish fresh chicken breast-cut served with a fresh lemon wedge accompanied with a small portion of penne pasta finished in a classic Napoli sauce.

SPEZZATINO CON PISELLI & PATATE (£4 SUPPLEMENT) Traditional Italian-style stew of chunky pieces of fresh Scotch beef slow-cooked with, onions, carrots potatoes & peas in a rich Negroamaro© red wine & blended tomato sugo and served with sticky white rice.

 

Dessert Selection:

LEMON AND BISCUIT CHEESECAKE topped with sponge cubes, whipped cream and served with red-berry coulis.

PROFITEROLES served with whipped cream and chocolate sauce.

TORTA NOCCIOLA Hazelnut and vanilla sponge layered slice served with whipped cream, crushed biscotti and chocolate sauce.

TIRAMISU Layered savoiardi, fresh cream, espresso coffee & cocoa powder slice served with whipped cream and chocolate sauce.

AFFOGATO Classic after-dinner treat of an espresso coffee shot served in a glass over a scoop of Italian recipe vanilla ice-cream.