FOOD & WINE

THE MENU: A PHRASEBOOK IN MINIATURE, CONTAINING A TASTE OF THE TWENTY MAIN DIALECTS OF ITALIAN CUISINE

 

Our menus are changed every day - twice a day - as we try to keep up with the changing seasons.

 

Many of the recipes feature in the BOCCA cookbook.  

 

Winner of "BEST WINE LIST" - Tatler Restaurant Awards 2013

 

"IF I'M SOUNDING EXCITED BY THE FOOD, YOU SHOULD HAVE SEEN...THE WINE LIST" - Richard Vines - BLOOMBERG

 

Our wines all say 'Salute!' - 'To your health!' - and are sourced with a great deal of care and attention. As with the food, we seek out familiar favourites and obscure gems. All our wines are Italian, and we consider each to be a prime example of its type, and each to offer great value for its price. The list is not exactly short, but Italy is home to over 500 varieties of grape. 

 

We update the menu below once a week, as a guide to our seasonal produce, and apologise for any discrepancies when you visit.

 

MAIN MENU | LUNCH & PRE THEATRE | DESSERT | WINE LIST
MAIN MENU  Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Sat 12:30-15:00 & 17:30-23:00; Sun 12:15-15:15 & 17:15-21:30 
CRUDI E SALUMI | RAW & CURED REGION SMALL LARGE

Crab (white meat) & asparagus bruschetta

Romagna £5 £each

Sliced romana courgettes with parmesan & anchovy

Lazio £6 £12

Radish, celeriac, pomegranate, pecorino salad, truffle dressing

BDL £7 £14

Sea bream carpaccio with orange & rosemary

Veneto £9 £18
FRITTI ROMANI: (FOR THE TABLE TO SHARE) REGION EACH

Sage sprig

Roma £1

Supplì

Roma £2.5

Buffalo mozzarella bocconcini

Roma £2.5

Olive stuffed with minced pork & veal

Roma £2.5

Animelle - lamb's sweetbreads

Roma £3 £50g

Artichoke alla giudia (with which animelle are recommended)

Roma £4

Baccalà - home-salted cod

Roma £4.5
FRITTI | FRIED REGION SMALL LARGE

Squid, red prawn, courgettes & lemon slices

Veneto £13 £26
PASTE E RISOTTI E ZUPPE | PASTAS & 'RISOTTI' & SOUP REGION SMALL LARGE

Spaghettini with raw tomato, olives & basil

Nonna £6 £12

Trofie with potato, green beans & pesto genovese

Genova £7 £14

Orecchiette with 'nduja, red onion & tomato

Calabria £7 £14

Linguine with clams

Liguria £8 £16

Risotto ai finferli - with grilolle mushrooms

Lombardia £10 £20

Tortellini stuffed with pork & proscuitto, with peas, asparagus & cream

 

Bologna £10 £20

Spaghetti with tomato & squid

£/person £6 £12

     add lobster (halved or chopped)

£16 £per 1/2

     add clams

£4 £per 100g

     add mussels

£2 £per 100g

     add red prawns

£8 £per 100g

     add langoustine

£8 £per 100g

     chef's choice

£18 £per portion
FORNO E GRIGLIA | ROAST & GRILLED REGION SMALL LARGE

Grilled mussels with chilli oil

Liguria £6 £12

Sweetbread & artichoke skewer

Lazio £6 £each

Fennel sausage & lentils

Lazio £6 £12

Rustic pork & foie gras sausage; mushroom panzanella

BDL £11 £22

Fossil fish - sea bream charred in a crust of flour & salt

BDL £18 £each

Guinea fowl in tomato panzanella - grilled, with tomato, bread, tropea onion, rocket & basil

Toscana £18

Roast suckling pig with grapes, white wine & bay

Emilia £26

Tagliata - grilled bone-in-sirloin, for 2-10 to share served with rosemary, balsamic vinegar, rocket & Parmesan

Toscana £26.5 per person
IN PENTOLA O PADELLA | FROM THE STEWING POT OR FRYING PAN REGION SMALL LARGE

Tripe with guanciale, chilli & tomato

Roma £7.5 £15

Clams, borlotti beans & basil

Campania £8.5 £17

Chicken scallopine with marsala & girolles

Roma £9 £18
CONTORNI | SIDES REGION SMALL LARGE

Whole round lettuce & lemon dressing

Sperlonga £5

Green beans with lemon & olive oil

Umbria £5

Watermelon, tropea onion and oregano salad

Sicilia £5.5

Piatonni beans with roast tomatoes & basil

Campania £6.5

Courgettes trifolate - sauteed with garlic & chilli

Lazio £7

Borlotti with tomato & basil

Campania £6.5

Caponata - served chilled or warm

Sicilia £7 £14

    with anchovies

£9 £18

Sauteed girolles and spinach

BDL £9
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