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.

 

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Our new restaurant VICO is a lively and bustling trattoria serving Southern Italian food, and was recently awarded a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide. Open for Lunch, Dinner & Pre & Post Theatre 7 days a week, VICO is located in the heart of theatre land at Cambridge Circus.

For details visit their website or call VICO on 0207 379 0303.

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

Bruschetta with broad beans, their puree & ricotta salata

Lazio £3.5 - each

Frissella with tomato, garlic & anchovy

Puglia £3.5 - each

Chilled raw tomato soup, mozzarella, bread & basil

BDL £7 £14

Sea bream carpaccio with orange & rosemary

Veneto £9 £18

Parma ham & melon

Parma £10 £20

Buffalo mozzarella, merinda tomatoes & basil

Campania £11 £22
FRITTI | FRIED REGION EACH

Fritti Romani:

Sage leaves filled with anchovy

Roma £1.5

Buffalo mozzarella bocconcini

Roma £2.5

Olive stuffed with minced pork & veal

Roma £2.5

       Courgette flowers filled with mozzarella & anchovy

Roma £3.5

Baccalà - home-salted cod

Roma £4.5

Mammole artichoke alla giudia

Roma £10

Lamb sweetbreads, artichokes & their pickled stalks

Lazio £8 £16

Squid & lemon slices

Veneto £9 - per 100g
PASTE E RISOTTI | PASTAS & 'RISOTTI' REGION SMALL LARGE

Spaghetti with raw tomato, olives & basil

Nonna £7 £14

Paccheri with gurnard, tomato & basil

Campania £8 £16

Trofie with potato, green beans & wild garlic pesto

Genova £8 £16

Rigatoni con la pajata - milk fed calf's intestines with the mother's milk inside, with tomato & pecorino

Lazio £8 £16

Nettle & Chard pansotti with walnut sauce

Liguria £9 £18

Gnudi with lamb ragú

Abruzzo £10 £20

Cream of langoustine & red prawn risotto

Liguria £12 £24

Tagliolini gratinati with red prawns and asparagus

Veneto £12 £24
FORNO E GRIGLIA | ROAST & GRILLED REGION

Grilled peas in the pod, with salt, lemon & oil

Radici £5.5

Mixed grilled seafood with gremolata

Liguria

Langoustines

£4 - each

Giant tiger prawns

£5 - each

        Baby John Dory

£9 - each

Fossil fish - sea bream charred in a sarcophagus of salt

BDL £16

Galletto in spring panzanella - grilled, with wild garlic, peas, broad beans & tropea onion

Toscana £11 £22

Suckling pig porchetta with roast artichoke

Lazio £27

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

served with rosemary, rocket, Parmesan & balsamic

Toscana £29 (£/person)
IN PENTOLA O PADELLA | FROM THE STEWING POT OR FRYING PAN REGION SMALL LARGE

Chicken scallopine with lemon & parsley

Mama £6 £12

Tripe with guanciale, chilli, tomato, pecorino & oregano

Roma £7.5 £15

Vignarola - braised artichokes, peas, broad beans, asparagus & lettuce

Lazio £9 £18

Coratella - lamb pluck with peas, artichokes & marsala

Lazio £9 £18
CONTORNI | SIDES REGION SMALL LARGE

Whole round lettuce & lemon dressing

Sperlonga £5

Braised escarole, stuffed with pine nuts, raisin & anchovy

Campania £6.5

Borlotti beans with tomato & basil

Campania £6.5

Roast potatoes & wild garlic

Emilia £6

Braised peas, Tropea onions & basil

Calabria £7

Caponata - aubergines, celery & tomato in agrodolce served chilled or warm

Sicilia £7

Courgettes trifolate - sauteed with garlic & chilli

Lazio £6

Boiled asparagus with lemon & butter

Piemonte £12
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