A LA CARTE MENU (JULY 2017)

AVAILABLE 11.30AM - 10PM DAILY

 

Primi Piatti – Starters:

 

BRUSCHETTA CLASSICA (V)  £4.95

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

 

CAPRESE (V)  £5.95

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

 

PATÉ RAFFINATO  £5.95

Freshly prepared chef’s own recipe smooth chicken liver (cooked through) paté served cold with hard melba toast shards, oatcakes, red berry coulis and small salad garnish.

 

GAMBERETTI IN SALSA ROSA  £5.95

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

 

MOZZARELLA FRITTA (V)  £4.95

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

 

FUNGHI RIPIENI  £6.95

Golden-fried whole breaded mushrooms stuffed with mozzarella and our own recipe smooth chicken liver paté served with a side dip of garlic mayo.

 

CROSTINI MISTI  £5.95

Trio of oven-baked freshly-made hot crusty Italian garlic bread topped with sweet mixed peppers, sautéed mushrooms and D.O.C. quality Parma Ham served with a small salad garnish.

 

SALSICCIA & POLENTA  £6.95

Our own recipe oven-baked sliced pork, cinnamon and fennel Italian sausage (slightly spiced) served over polenta in a blended tomato and mixed Italian herb sauce.

 

CALAMARI FRITTI  £6.95

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

 

PROSCIUTTO & MELONE  £7.95 

D.O.C. quality sliced Parma Ham served over sliced honeydew melon and red berry coulis.

 

SALMONE SCOZZESE AFFUMICATO  £8.95

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

 

MELONE ALLA QUA  £8.95

Freshwater baby prawns with marie rose sauce, honeydew melon slices and quality Loch Fyne smoked salmon slices.

 

COZZE AL VAPORE  £7.95

Steamed Scottish West Coast mussels finished in either (1) white wine, garlic and lemon juice or (2) blended tomato, garlic, crushed dried chillies and mixed Italian herb sauce- your choice. Served with our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

ANTIPASTO MISTO ALL'ITALIANA  £9.95

Time-honoured selection of cured speciality meats, fresh buffalo mozzarella, artichokes, olives and traditional Italian style pickled vegetables and small salad garnish. Served with our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

GAMBERONI PICCANTI  £9.95

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

 

BRESAOLA CON RUCOLA  £9.95

Razor-thin sliced cured Italian speciality dry beef served with rocket leaf, parmesan shavings, extra virgin olive oil and fresh lemon. Served with our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

Please note that most of our pasta dishes are also available as a half-size starter portion for £2 less than the stated main course price.

 

 

Zuppe – Soups:

 

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO  £4.50

Today’s freshly-made soup of the day served with our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

MINESTRONE (V)  £4.50

Freshly-made seasonal mixed vegetable soup served with our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

 

Insalate Speciale – Special Large Salads:

 

INSALATA FANTASIA (V)  £7.95

Mixed green and purple lettuce, rocket leaf, crumbled goats’ cheese, fresh honeydew melon pieces, dried apricot pieces, sweet mixed roasted peppers and sesame seed. Served with our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

POLLO <<ALLA QUA SALAD>>  £9.95

Pan-seared chicken breast cut into strips and served over mixed leaf lettuce in a simplified Caesar dressing of garlic mayo, croutons and parmesan shavings. Served with our own daily-made Italian bread.

 

 

Pasta Dishes:

 

SPAGHETTI NAPOLI (V)  £7.95

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

 

SPAGHETTI AGLIO & OLIO (V)  £7.95

Simple pasta dish prepared with just extra virgin olive oil, garlic, crushed dried chillies and flat-leaf parsley.

 

PENNE ARRABBIATA (V)  £7.95

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

 

PENNE AMATRICIANA  £8.50

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

 

SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE  £8.95

Speciality freshly-prepared “Ragu” of minced quality Scotch beef and minced seasonal mixed vegetables. 

 

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA ITALIANA  £8.50

Italian style carbonara sauce (made with just a touch of fresh cream) of extra virgin olive oil, egg yolk, bacon and parmesan. Should you prefer a more creamy sauce then please request such when you order and we shall be delighted to oblige.

 

TAGLIATELLE ALFREDO  £8.50

Sliced sauteéd mushrooms, garlic and fresh cream sauce.

 

LASAGNE AL FORNO (main only)  £8.95

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

 

PENNE ALLA PAESANA (main only)  £9.95

Our own recipe oven-baked sliced pork, cinnamon and fennel Italian sausage (slightly spiced), blended tomato, garlic and white wine sauce.

 

PENNE AL POLLO (main only)  £9.95

Chicken breast-cuts, sweet mixed peppers, garlic, finished with parmesan cheese, fresh cream and a touch of blended tomato.

 

SPAGHETTI ALLA MARINARA (main only)  £14.95

Classic mixed fresh shellfish & seafood dish made finished in a sauce of blended tomato, crushed chillies and garlic. 

 

PENNE AL FILETTO (main only)  £14.95

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

 

LINGUINE NERE CON GAMBERONI (main only)  £14.95

Fresh black pasta made with squid ink served with peeled and de-veined fresh tiger prawns in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, crushed dried chillies and cherry tomatoes then topped with a few sprigs of fresh rocket leaf.

 

 

Risotti – Traditional Arborio Rice Dishes:

 

RISOTTO AI FUNGHI & PISELLI (V*contains parmesan)  £8.50

Simple dish prepared using wild Scottish woodland mushrooms, peas, parmesan (*not considered strictly vegetarian by all) and finished with a touch of fresh cream.

 

RISOTTO ALLA ROMANA  £9.95

Saffron and sautéed mixed seasonal vegetables finished with a touch of fresh cream and then topped with a rich tomato “sugo” made with our own recipe oven-baked sliced pork, cinnamon and fennel Italian sausage (slightly spiced).

 

RISOTTO ALLA PESCATORA  £14.95

Classic mixed fresh shellfish & seafood dish made finished in a sauce of blended tomato, crushed chillies and garlic. 

 

 

Pizza Dishes (Stone-baked 11” thin base Roman-style pizza made with our freshly-prepared dough):

 

MARGHERITA (V)  £7.50

Tomato, mozzarella and basil.

 

BOSCAIOLA (V)  £7.95

Tomato, mozzarella and sliced sautéed mushrooms.

 

PEPPERONI  £8.95

Tomato, mozzarella and spiced Italian “pepperoni” pork sausage. 

 

CABANA  £8.95

Tomato, mozzarella, cooked ham and fresh pineapple pieces.

 

LUCY  £9.95

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

 

TRICOLORE  £9.95

Tomato, mozzarella, our own recipe sliced pork, cinnamon and fennel Italian sausage (slightly spiced) and broccoli florettes.

 

QUATTRO FORMAGGI (V)  £8.95

Tomato and mixed cheeses- usually Italian blue, emmental, brie and mozzarella.

 

SALSICCIA PICCANTE & RUCOLA  £9.95

Tomato, mozzarella, our own recipe sliced pork, cinnamon and fennel Italian sausage (slightly spiced), crushed dried chillies and topped with fresh rocket leaf.

 

AL CRUDO  £9.95

Tomato, mozzarella and topped with sliced D.O.C. quality Parma Ham.

 

PRESIDENTE  £9.95

Tomato, mozzarella, two types of sliced “pepperoni” sausage, sweet mixed peppers and topped with sliced “salami” sausage.

 

INFERNO  £9.95

Tomato, mozzarella, chicken breast pieces, sliced “pepperoni” sausage and sliced extra-spicy marinated jalapeno peppers.

 

CRISTINA  £10.95

Tomato and mozzarella then topped with fresh rocket leaf, sliced D.O.C. quality Parma Ham and parmesan shavings.

 

ALLA QUA  £10.95

Tomato, mozzarella, Italian blue cheese, red onion and topped with fresh rocket leaf and sliced D.O.C. quality Parma Ham.

 

CALZONE  £9.95

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

 

 

Pesce – Fish Dishes:

 

SALMONE DELLO CHEF  £15.95

Quality fillet-cut of fresh Scottish salmon pan-sautéed in 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.

 

MERLUZZO PROVENCALE  £15.95

North Atlantic fresh cod fillet-cuts poached in an abundance of blended tomato, garlic, oregano and fresh flat leaf parsley sauce with a touch of fresh cream. Served with sticky white rice.

 

FRITTO MISTO ITALIANO  £15.95

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.  

 

BRANZINO DELLA CASA  £17.95

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

  

 

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 DIAVOLA  £14.95

Pan-seared chicken supreme finished in our tasty house speciality gravy of red wine, crushed dried chillies and venison stock.   

 

POLLO VALDOSTANA  £14.95

Golden-fried breaded chicken supreme topped with cooked ham and mozzarella cheese, sage leaf and a classic Napoli (blended tomato) sauce.

 

VITELLO ALLA MILANESE  £15.95

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

 

VITELLO DELLO CHEF  £15.95

Pan-seared escallops of grade-one Dutch veal topped with sliced D.O.C. quality Parma Ham poached in an abundance of Marsala (sweet red) wine and sage leaf.

 

AGNELLO ALLA ROMANA  £17.95

Pan-grilled quality Scotch lamb chops simply pre-marinated in garlic, extra virgin olive oil and rosemary.

 

BISTECCA ALLA GRIGLIA  £17.95 (plain)

Grilled Scottish prime 9oz beef sirloin steak available plain or finished in the following house speciality sauces (see below). 

 

FILETTO ALL GRIGLIA  £21.95 (plain)

Grilled Scottish prime 8oz beef fillet steak available plain or finished in the following house speciality sauces (see below). 

 

House speciality sauces  £2.95

PEPE VERDE – Vecchia Romagna© brandy, green peppercorns and fresh cream.

ALLA QUA – Marsala (sweet red) wine, truffle oil and mixed wild mushrooms.

PIZZAIOLA – tomato, garlic, red wine, oregano and capers.


  

KIDS' MENU 2017

AVAILABLE 11.30AM - 10PM DAILY

Suitable for under 10s or for older kids with small appetites

£6.50 for a small main course from the selction below and an ice cream:

 

Golden-fried battered chicken strips & chips

 

Lasagne al Forno

 

Penne Napoli (v)

(Pasta tubes served in a blended tomato sauce)

 

Penne with mild cheese & fresh cream sauce (v)

 

Penne Bolognese

 

Pizza Margherita (v)

 

Pizza Pepperoni

 

Pizza con Prosciutto Cotto (with cooked ham)

 

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Italian recipe ice-cream

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


 

JULY 2017 LIGHT BITE VALUE SET MENU

PLEASE KINDLY NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

-AVAILABLE DAILY THROUGHOUT JULY 2017 FROM 11.30AM TO 6.30PM

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

-WE POLITELY ADVISE THAT ON ALL FRIDAYS & SATUDAYS THAT WE REQUIRE TO HAVE YOUR TABLE BACK BY 1 HOUR 45 MINS IN ORDER TO ACCOMODATE LATER BOOKING DEMANDS DURING SUCH BUSY PERIODS

 

MAIN COURSE ONLY =               £5.95 PER PERSON

ANY 2 COURSES =                      £8.95 PER PERSON

ALL 3 COURSES =                         £11.95 PER PERSON

 

Starter Selection:

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO

(Today's freshly-made soup of the day served with a side portion of our daily-made Italian bread)

MINESTRONE ALL'ITALIANA (V)

(Freshly-made seasonal mixed vegetable soup served with a side portion of our daily-made Italian bread)

PATÉ DELLA CASA

(Our freshly-prepared own recipe smooth chicken liver (cooked through) paté served cold with hard melba toast shards, oatcakes, red berry coulis and small salad garnish)

GAMBERETTI IN SALSA ROSA

(Baby freshwater prawn cocktail over mixed leaf lettuce served with a side portion of our daily-made Italian bread)

FUNGHI FRITTI (V)

(Golden-fried breaded mushrooms served with a garlic-mayo side dip and small mixed salad garnish)

BRUSCHETTA AL POMODORO (V)

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

MELONE & ALBICOCCA CON FORMAGGIO DI CAPRA (V)

(Fresh honeydew melon and dried apricot pieces with crumbled goats’ cheese over a bed of mixed leaf lettuce served with a side portion of our daily-made bread)

MOZZARELLA FRITTA (V)

(Golden-fried breaded 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 generous ladles of our Bolognese and Napoli sauce)

RISOTTO VEGETERIANO (V)

(Italian Arborio rice dish with sautéed fresh seasonal mixed vegetables, saffron and a touch of fresh cream)

PENNE ALFREDO (V)

(Penne pasta served with a sauce of sliced sautéed mushrooms, garlic and fresh cream)

PENNE ARRABBIATA (V)

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

CANNELLONI (V)

(Oven-baked fresh egg pasta cylinders densely packed with creamy ricotta cheese and fresh spinach leaf and served in an abundance of béchamel and Napoli sauce)

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 that extra toppings are priced at £1 per vegetable ingredient and £2 per meat ingredient)

SALMONE AL LIMONE (£2.50 SUPPLEMENT)

(Quality fillet-cut of Scottish salmon poached in Frascati© white wine, fresh lemon juice & sweet mixed peppers and served with mixed leaf lettuce, chopped tomatoes and red onion)

SEABASS PROVENCALE (£2.50 SUPPLEMENT)

(North Atlantic fresh seabass fillet poached in a blended tomato, oregano and fresh cream sauce served with sticky white rice)

POLLO AL STROGANOFF (£2.50 SUPPLEMENT)

(Pan-grilled strips of fresh chicken breast finished in a freshly-prepared “stroganoff” sauce of sliced mushrooms, onions, French mustard and fresh cream and served with sticky white rice)

POLLO ALLA CACCIATORA (£2.50 SUPPLEMENT)

(Pan-grilled strips of fresh chicken breast finished in a freshly-prepared “cacciatora” sauce of sliced mushrooms, fresh tomato, onions and mixed Italian herbs 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