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.

 

"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 | B.Y.O. TRUFFLE MENU | DESSERT | WINE LIST
MAIN MENU  Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Sat 12:00-15:00 & 17:00-23:00; Sun 12:00-15:00 & 17:00-21:30 
LUNCH & PRE-THEATRE SPECIAL REGION

For lunch and pre-theatre we have a daily changing one-dish meal for £10 or less. Please call or see our menus in the restaurant for today's special.

CRUDI E SALUMI | RAW & CURED REGION SMALL LARGE

Caponata - preserved aubergines & garden vegetables

Sicily £7 £14

Blood orange carpaccio, tropea onion & oregano

Sicily £7 £14

Ricotta, bronte pistachio & basil

Sicily £7 £14

Sea bream carpaccio, rosemary oil & orange zest

Veneto £9 £18

Anchovies al verde - with parsley & garlic

Piemont £8 £16

Vitello tonnato - cold roast veal & tuna sauce

Piedmont £8 £16

Chilled ox-tongue & salsa verde

Lombardy £8 £16
FRITTI | FRIED REGION EACH

Fritti Romani:

Lazio

Buffalo mozzarella bocconcini

Campania £2.5

Artichoke alla giudia

£4.5

Baccalà - home-salted cod

£4.50

Sage leaves filled with anchovy

£1.5

Olive stuffed with minced pork & veal

£2.50 each

Fried red prawns, lamb's lettuce & blood orange

Veneto £7 £14

Squid & blood orange slices

Veneto £9 £18
PASTE E RISOTTI | PASTAS & 'RISOTTI' REGION SMALL LARGE

Orecchiette - cime di rapa & new season's oil

Puglia £7 £14

Pasta e ceci - pasta, chickpeas & rosemary

Lazio £7 £14

Spinach & ricotta ravioli with butter & sage

Emilia £7 £14

Gnocchi alla sorrentina - baked with tomato, mozzarella & basil

Sorrento £8 £16

Scallop & new season's oil risotto

Veneto £11 £22

Spaghetti with squid ragu

BDL £8 £16

Tagliatelle with ragu Bolognese

Bologna £8 £16
FORNO E GRIGLIA | OVEN AND GRILL REGION

Seared scarmoza (smoky cheese) & radicchio

Veneto £7 £14

Fossil fish - sea bream charred in a sarcophagus of salt

Lazio £16

Grilled langoustines

Veneto £18 £36

Baked scallop with breadcrumbs, lemon & parmesan

BDL £5 each

Balsamic-grilled ox heart straccetti & polenta

Veneto £8 £16

Grilled calf's liver, roasted onion & balsamic

Veneto £8 £16

Suckling pig porchetta with potatoes, white wine sauce & bay

Emilia £28

Tagliata - grilled bone-in sirloin for 2-10 to share,

served with rosemary, rocket, Parmesan & balsamic

Toscana £29 (£/person)

Sopa coada - pigeon & bread 'lasagna'

*delicious with seasonal black truffle, available to buy across the road at our gelateria Gelupo

Veneto £9 £18
IN PENTOLA O PADELLA | FROM THE STEWING POT OR FRYING PAN REGION SMALL LARGE

Braised mammole artichokes & potatoes

Rome £10 £20

Cime di rapa with garlic & chilli

Lazio £6 £12

Borlotti beans with winter tomatoes & basil

Naples £7 £14

Pan-fried veal kidneys & artichokes

Tuscany £8 £16

Roman tripe (guanciale, tomato, pecorino)

Rome £7 £14

Pani câ mèusa - spleen & caciocavallo sandwich

Palermo £7 £14

Ossobuco alla Milanese - veal shin braised with white wine & bay, saffron risotto & gremolata

Milan £30
INSALATE | SALADS REGION SMALL LARGE

Whole round lettuce & lemon dressing

Sperlonga £5

Puntarelle with anchovy dressing

delicious with truffle

Lazio £7

Agretti (monksbeard) with oil & lemon

Veneto £6

Radicchios with balsamic & toasted hazelnuts

Veneto £7
Bocca Di Lupo