Italian food at its finest

 
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Allergy menus can be found here: gluten free, dairy free, vegan
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La Bontà

Restaurant menu

 

Antipasti

 

Insalata di indivie pere e gorgonzola £8.50

Chicory salad with pear and gorgonzola cheese served in grain mustard dressing (gf) (v)

 

Burrata e pomodorini £9

Burrata mozzarella served with cherry tomatoes (v)

 

Crema di patate e porri £7

Potato and leek cream soup served with Taleggio crouton and truffle oil (gf) (v)

 

Gamberi e avocado £16

Lightly spiced prawns served with avocado salad

 

Calamari freschi e fagioli £14

Squid stew in lightly spiced white wine sauce & garlic served with cannellini beans, topped with rocket salad

 

Crostini misti £8

A selection of crostini with tomato, chicken liver pate, mushrooms, mozzarella & anchovies

 

Antipasto toscano £11

A selection of Tuscan cured meats and fine cheeses (gf)

 

Foie gras alle mele £18

Goose foie gras medallions served with caramelised apple in port wine sauce

 

 

Pasta and Risotti

 

Malfatti pomodorini e caprino £13

Homemade Malfatti pasta with cherry tomato sauce and goat cheese (v)

 

Pappardelle al ragù di filetto di manzo £18

Homemade pappardelle pasta with beef tenderloin & button mushroom ragu & parmesan shavings 

 

Tagliatelle nere ai frutti di mare £18

Slightly spiced Black inked homemade tagliatelle in seafood ragu

 

Tortelli al salmone e scampi £18

Homemade tortelli with smoked salmon served with butter lemon sauce & langoustine 

 

Linguine all’astice £32

Slightly spiced linguini pasta served with half of lobster & cherry tomatoes 

 

Risotto zafferano e asparagi £14

Saffron risotto with green asparagus and parmesan (gf) (v)

 

Risotto quaglie e funghi £14

Quail risotto with white mushrooms and parmesan (gf)

 

 

Secondi

 

Branzino alla Livornese £26

Sea Bass fillet in cherry tomato, olives & caper sauce served with sauteed new potatoes & mangetout (gf)

 

Trancio di salmone £24

Baked salmon fillet served with Venere black rice and tender steamed broccoli in red pepper sauce (gf)

 

Zuppa di pesce £20

Fish soup with sea bass, mussels, octopus, calamari, clams & langoustine served with garlic croutons

 

Saltimbocca di pollo £18

Chicken breast with sage and Parma Ham in white wine sauce served with mash potatoes & broccoli

 

Filetto di manzo al vino rosso £33

8 oz Prime british tenderloin fillet in Chianti wine sauce served with roast potatoes & asparagus

 

Bistecca al gorgonzola £32

13 oz Grilled prime sirloin steak in gorgonzola sauce served with potato rosti & bacon green beans (gf)

 

 

Kids Menu

 

Mains

Piccola margherita £8.50

Small (10 inches), tomato, fior di latte mozzarella (v)

Gnocchi pomodoro £8.50

Homemade potato gnocchi in tomato sauce

 

Penne ragu £9

Penne pasta in beef and pork ragu with bolognese sauce

 

Cotoletta alla Milanese di pollo £10

Breaded chicken breast with potatoes and vegetables  

Dolci

Vanilla ice cream £2.50

With fresh strawberries and chocolate sauce

Piccola nutella £7.50

Small (10 inches), Seasalt Nutella pizza

 

 

Pizza

Starter Focaccine

 

Rucola e bufala £7.50

Cherry tomatoes, Chilies topped with fresh Rocket & Buffalo mozzarella

 

Aglio e mozzarella £5.50

Fior di latte mozzarella & Garlic (v)

 

Gorgonzola miele e noci £8.50

Fior di latte mozzarella, Gorgonzola cheese, honey, topped with walnuts

 

Classic Pizza

 

Margherita £11.50

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella & Fresh Basil (v)

 

Funghi £12.50

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella & Button Mushrooms (v)

 

Quattro Formaggi £14

Four cheeses pizza with fior di latte mozzarella, Gorgonzola, Fontina and Scamorza (v)

 

Napoli £12

  Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Anchovies & Capers 

 

Salamino £13

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with spicy Italian Salamino

 

Prosciutto £13.50

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Italian Cooked Ham 

 

Prosciutto & Funghi £14

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Italian Cooked Ham & Button mushrooms 

 

Capricciosa £15

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Cooked Ham, Artichokes, Taggia Olives & Mushrooms

 

Salsiccia e cipolla £13

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Tuscan Sausage & Red Onion

 

Parma rucola e parmigiano £16.50

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Parma ham, Rocket & Parmesan

Signature Pizza

 

Pizza verde £16 

   Basil pesto base, fior di latte mozzarella, Asparagus, Zucchini, Broccoli (v)

 

Funghi tartufati £14

Fior di latte mozzarella, Button Mushroom, Truffled Mushrooms, Mascarpone Cheese with Truffle oil (v)

 

Verdure £15

Fior di latte mozzarella with Zucchini, Artichokes, Eggplant & topped with fresh Spinach (v)

 

Pizza Tonno £15

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella, Tuna, Cherry Tomatoes, Red onion & Parsley

 

Gamberi £17

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Prawns, Garlic & Fresh Chilli, topped with Rocket

 

Speck e Mascarpone £17 

Fior di latte mozzarella, Lightly Smoked Ham & Mascarpone cheese & Parsley

 

Nduja £16

Fior di latte mozzarella, Nduja, Cherry Tomatoes, Basil Pesto & Parmesan

 

Diavola £16.50

Tomato, fior di latte mozzarella with Salamino, Nduja, quail eggs & fresh chillies, served with Chilli Oil


 

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Calzoni

 

Classico £17

Fior di latte mozzarella with Cooked Ham & Mushrooms, served with Tomato Sauce

 

Vegetariano £18

Fior di latte mozzarella with Roasted Eggplant, Asparagus & Zucchini, served with Roast Pepper Sauce (v)

 

Cannibale £19

Fior di latte mozzarella with Tuscan Sausage, Nduja, Cooked Ham & chillies

 

Vegan cheese available

 

Pizzas are 12 inches

Vegan cheese available

 

 

Dolci
 

Crostatina ai lamponi £9

 Almond raspberry tart served with homemade pistachio ice-cream (v)

 

Mousse al cioccolato £8.50

Belgian dark chocolate mousse served with cherry sauce & gold leaf (gf)

 

Tartufini al cioccolato £9

Homemade chocolate truffles served with chocolate sauce, fresh strawberries & butter cookies (v)

 

Tiramisu £7

 Mascarpone cream with lady fingers dipped in coffee (v)

 

Semifreddo con fragole £9

Vanilla parfait served with hot caramelised strawberries (gf) (v)

 

Tartellette fresche alle fragole £8

Three small tarts with fresh strawberries and vanilla cream (v)

 

Formaggi misti £12

Selection of Italian cheese served with rosemary focaccia (v)