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Antipasti

Bruschetta Rustica                                    34

Slices of our homemade bread, roasted and topped with chopped tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil and feta sprinkles           

Cassuola di melanzane all Parmigiana                        45

Grilled slices of aubergine baked in tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella and parmiggiano 

Prosciutto e frutta stagionale                                    79

Thinly sliced Prosciutto di Parma, served with fresh seasonal fruit or

avocado pear  (when available)

Carpaccio alla cipriani su un letto di rughetto                        73

Paper thin slices of fillet mignon with fresh arugola, mushrooms, parmesan shavings and dressed with extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and caperberries

Fegatini all’ Diavola - medium hot                                    45

Chicken livers sautéed with onions, garlic, chilli, paprika, a dash of cream and flambéed with wine

Antipasto dello Chef                                    99

Chef’s choice of imported Italian cold meats and cheeses, roasted and marinated vegetables, olives  and our famous sundried tomatoes, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and served with homemade Grissini

Calamaretti alla griglia                                    49

Tender Baby- Squid, sprinkled with our secret seasoning and served

 grilled with lemon wedges,  chilli & garlic and a lemon-aioli for dipping

Carpaccio di Salmone affumicato                                    85

Slices of freshly smoked Norwegian salmon served on a bed of arugula, topped with red onions, caperberries and white wasabi

Pizza bread with garlic, fresh rosemary, extra virgin olive oil and sea salt

Focaccia Greca                                    32

Pizza bread with onions, feta, fresh rosemary, extra olive oil and sea salt

Bocconcino dal lato – vegetarian Antipasto                        95

Marinated Olives, peppadews,  bocconcini, our famous sundried tomatoes,

caperberries, artichokes, avos (when available), our homemade grilled peppers, Parmesan, Gorgonzola  and rosa tomatoes, served with homemade Grissini-sticks                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Please Note: We don’t accept cheques!

Zuppe

                 

Minestrone di Verdure                                    47

Vegetable stock, fresh garden veggies, Borlotti beans and pasta

Brodetto di Pesce all zafferano - not too hot                        53

Hearty Adriatic fish soup - “Bouillabaisse – style” with fresh mussels, Line- fish, prawns, garlic, saffron and a hint of chilli in a clear vegetable - brodo

Main Portion                                    95

Vellutata di Pomodoro                                    45

Roasted Roma – tomatoes, cooked in tomato-juice with fresh basil and a
dash of cream

Insalate

Insalata Cesare                                    48

Romaine lettuce with parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, black pepper, cocktail tomatoes, cucumber and the original Ceasar’s dressing –made from

 1st grade anchovy-fillets, fresh lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil -

 - add marinated grilled chicken                                    19

 - add smoked Norwegian salmon                                    29

Insalata Sardegna                                    58

Chunky cuts of mixed peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, feta cheese and boiled egg on arugola topped with olives, caperberries and garlic bruschette; lemon aioli on the side

Insalata della Casa                                    48

Mesculin greens, olives, tomatoes, carrots and red onions in a creamy garlic vinaigrette

Insalata Monterosso                                    59

Mesculin greens, mixed peppers, green beans, onions, potatoes, olives, boiled

Egg, tuna and anchovy-fillets, mustard-vinaigrette on the side

Insalata Caprese fior di latte                                    55

Slices of fresh mozzarella ‘fior  di latte’, vine ripened tomatoes, fresh basil and arugola drizzled with extra virgin olive oil

Insalata Maranello                                    66

Mesculin green - a mix of leaf salad and fresh herbs, thinly sliced beef- biltong, seasonal fruit, ovenroasted beet root and butternut, rosa tomatoes, parmesan shavings and roasted pine-kernels

If you want a large salad for a main or to share with your table

just add R20

Primi Piatti - Pasta

                                    All our Pastas are cooked “al dente“


Tagliolini Sciue Sciue - hot                                    59

With diced tomatoes, rosa tomatoes, garlic, chilli, extra virgin olive oil and

 fresh basil – please tell your waiter if you like it hotter

Fettucini Alfredo                                    63

Ribbon pasta with ham, fresh mushrooms and cream

Lasagne al Forno                                    79

Homemade pasta sheets layered with Bolognese and béchamel sauce, topped

with parmesan and mozzarella, ovenbaked

Penne alla Milanese                                    68

With sliced veal, artichokes, spring onions and sundried tomatoes in a brandy
and saffron sauce

Tagliatelle al Pesto                                    72

Green Ribbon pasta mixed with homemade Basil-pesto, fresh basil

leaves and Parmiggiano

Gnocchi Gorgonzola                                    66

Homemade potato dumplings with imported gorgonzola cheese and cream

Spaghetti alla Vongole                                    79

With baby clams, little – neck clams, garlic, olive oil, chopped  tomato, white
wine and parsley

Capelli D’ Angelo al Salmone - not too hot                        68

Angel hair pasta with smoked salmon, brandy, tomato, chopped onions, a hint
of chilli and finished with a touch of cream

Rigatoni Bolognese                                    69

My grandma’s secret recipe with beef mince, herbs and tomato, served with pasta tubes

Frutti di Mare alla Fiore                                    96

Fresh sautéed baby – clams, black Saldanha mussels, fresh Line- fish,

calamari, shrimps and prawns in tomato and garlic served on linguini pasta

Farfalle Pavorotti - not too hot                                    65

Bow tie pasta with sautéed chicken breast, garlic, chilli, pancetta, zucchini, sun dried tomatoes, chicken stock and drizzled with basil pesto

Penne alla Fegatini - hot                                    63

Fresh chicken livers spiced with chilli, garlic and paprika, simmered in

Marsala wine and cream and topped with fresh arugola

Porcini – Risotto                                    96

Riso “Arborio-Superfino”, cooked “al onda” with fresh Porcini mushrooms, white wine and spring onions and perfumed with white Truffle-oil

                 

Main portions of pasta are available for just R10 more

Pizze

Hand tossed from our wood-fired oven with tomato, mozzarella, sea salt & oreganum

Quattro Stagioni                                    76

Ham, mushrooms, artichokes and black olives

Mexicana - medium hot                                    88

Beef mince, Borlottii-beans, onions, chilli, garlic, fresh arugola and a homemade guacamole on the side

Pollo alla Griglia - medium hot                                    79

Marinated chicken with garlic and chilli, mushrooms, roasted peppers and grilled aubergines, drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette

Fresh black Saldanha mussels, clams, prawns, fresh line- fish, calamari,

shrimps, garlic and herbs

Fresh peppers, artichokes, mushrooms, olives and fresh tomatoes

Americano - medium hot                                    88

Imported and domestic pepperoni sausage, black olives, rosa tomatoes, peppadews and mushrooms

Sundried tomatoes, spring onions imported Parma ham, fresh arugola and parmesan shavings

Onions, capers, ricotta, white wasabi and fresh smoked Norwegian salmon

Luigi – to honour an old friend -                                    74

Bacon, mushrooms, garlic and fresh avocado on afterwards

Stromboli - medium hot                                    88

Pepperoni, proscuitto cotto, mushrooms, black olives and mixed peppers

in the tip of a volcano

Gorgonzola

Mushrooms, bacon, garlic, imported gorgonzola, peppadews and fresh             79
spring onions

Pizza Bianca (no tomato- base)                                    92

garlic, rosemary, fior di latte- mozzarella, Parma ham, rocket and

Parmesan-shavings

garlic, premium canned Tuna- fillets, onions, capers and Anchovy-fillets

-Create your own with a Margherita and the toppings of your choice-

Margherita Classico                                    43

With fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil


Pizza additions

Onion, garlic, pineapple, banana, brinjal, chilli, fresh tomato, egg               8

Mushrooms, olives, ham, sundried tomatoes, arugola, basil                        11

Cherry tomatoes, avocado, anchovy paste, artichokes, peppers, spinach,            12

canned Tuna-fillets

Imported salami, ground beef, coppa ham, anchovy fillets, Pepperoni-            18

sausage, marinated chicken

Imported parma ham, smoked Norwegian salmon                        31

All our bases and breads are made with premium
stone
ground flour from the Eureka Mills in Heidelberg

Please Note: 10% service charge can be added on to tables of six or more.


Dolce e Gelati

Frutta del bosco                                     37

Warm berries of the forest with Frangelico, orange zest and Sago in a spicy gluehwein sauce, served with vanilla ice cream

Tirami Su                                    39

Finger biscuits soaked in espresso and brandy and layered with vanilla and

lime-flavoured mascarpone cream, dusted with bitter cocoa

Zabaglione (for two)                                    66

A mousse-like Marsala and egg foam, beaten al minuto on the stove and served warm with biscotti ….. light and not too sweet!

Lat brule’                                    36

A poached vanilla cream with caramelised sugar crust

Spaghetti Napoli                                    49

Vanilla ice-cream, strawberry-sauce and desiccated coconut

Cassata Siciliana Originale                                    49

Lemon and Amaretto flavoured ricotta with glaced fruits, dark chocolate and caramelised almonds in pan di spagna

After dinner bites                                    54

Chocolate and almond cantuccini, homemade white and dark chocolate salami
and a choice of your favourite liqueur for dipping

Torta del giorno                                    29

Home baked – please ask your waiter for the cake of the day

Gelato Casalinga                                    30

Our homemade ice-cream, changing flavours

Add our fabulous bitter sweet chocolate sauce                        12

Formaggio con Frutta                                    52

Imported Italian Gorgonzola- or Taleggio- cheese served with fresh fruit,

homemade Fruit-preserve and walnuts on arugola

Please don’t forget to order your Espresso, Dom Pedro or Grappa

………………. And then you can go for a smoke!

 

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