A LA CARTE MENU (DECEMBER 2018)

AVAILABLE 11.30AM TO 10PM DAILY (PLEASE NOTE THAT WE SHALL BE CLOSED ON CHRISTMAS DAY & BOXING DAY)

 

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)  £6.45

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  £5.45

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  £6.45

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  £6.45

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  £6.45

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  £9.45

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

 

COZZE AL VAPORE  £8.45

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>>  £10.95

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  £8.95

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  £8.95

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  £8.45

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).

 

TAGLIATELLE CON GAMBERONI PICCANTI (main only)  £14.95

Fresh Pasta ribbons served with peeled and de-veined fresh tiger prawns in ean xtra virgin olive oil based sauce with garlic, crushed dried chillies, fresh sliced 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

Mixed fresh shellfish & seafood dish made with 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.

 

RONALDO  £9.95

Tomato, mozzarella, Portuguese-style smoke-cured pork sausage seasoned with paprika & garlic, sliced fresh chillies and a touch of goat's cheese. Forza CR7. Benvenuto alla Juve Cristiano!!!!

 

PEPPERONI  £8.95

Tomato, mozzarella and spiced Italian “pepperoni”/ "salame piccante" 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)  £9.95

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  £10.95

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

 

 

Pesce – Fish Dishes:

 

SALMONE DELLO CHEF  £16.95

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.

 

CACCIUCCO (FISH "STEW/SOUP")  £17.95

Mixed fresh shellfish and seafood selection poached in a sauce of blended tomato, crushed dried chillies and chopped fresh garlic. Served with a couple of slices of our oven-baked garlic bread.

 

FRITTO MISTO ITALIANO  £16.95

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  £16.95

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  £16.95

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  £18.95

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

 

BISTECCA ALLA GRIGLIA  £18.95 (plain)

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

 

FILETTO ALL GRIGLIA  £22.95 (plain)

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

 

House speciality sauces  £2.45

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 DECEMBER 2018

AVAILABLE 11.30AM TO 10PM SEVEN DAYS A WEEK

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 nutella/strawberry sauce)