ITALIAN RESTAURANT

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At Va Pensiero restaurant we have an unparalleled passion for Italian food, so we use the freshest and finest ingredients in our dishes.

OUR RESTAURANT

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A selection of fresh Italian food.

INTROS

  • Garlic Bread

    • £ 4.20
  • Baked Dough Balls

    • £ 4.20
  • Garlic Bread with Mozzarella and parmesan

    • £ 6.20
  • Pizza Garlic Bread

    • £ 5.80
  • Pizza Garlic Bread with pesto

    • £ 5.95

STARTERS

All the starters are available as a main course for £2.50 extra.
  • VEGETABLE SOUP

    • £ 5.10
  • BRUSCHETTA

    • £ 5.90

    Ciabatta, chopped tomato, pesto and onions

  • HALLOUMI

    • £ 5.95

    Pan-fried halloumi with slices of tomato

  • INSALATA TRICOLORE

    • £ 6.90

    Avocado with slices of baby mozzarella and tomato

  • GAMBERI ALLA ROMANA

    • £ 7.90

    Pan-fried king prawns in a chilli, lemon and white wine sauce

  • MOZZARELLA IN CARROZZA

    • £ 6.20

    Deep fried mozzarella in bread crumbs with tomato sauce

  • CALAMARI

    • £ 7.80

    Deep fried squid rings in breadcrumbs

  • AFFUMICATO

    • £ 6.95

    Salad of smoked salmon, prawns and avocado

  • GAMBERETTINO

    • £ 6.50

    Prawns, chilli and garlic in a tomato sauce

  • POLPETTINE

    • £ 6.95

    Homemade meatballs in a tomato sauce

PASTA / RISOTTO

  • SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE

    • £ 11.80

    Traditional meat sauce

  • SPAGHETTIS ALLA CARBONARA

    • £ 11.20

    Rich sauce of cream, bacon and egg yolk

  • SPAGHETTIS / RISOTTO POLPETTE

    • £ 11.90

    Homemade meatballs in a tomato sauce

  • SPAGHETTIS / RISOTTO DI MARE

    • £ 13.95

    King prawns, mussels & clams in a tomato sauce

  • FETTUCCINE CON GAMBERI

    • £ 13.60

    King Prawns, cherry tomato, chilli and fresh rocket in a white wine sauce

  • FETTUCCINE AL POLLO

    • £ 11.70

    Chicken and onion in a creamy tomato sauce

  • FETTUCCINE AL SALMONE AVOCADO

    • £ 12.30

    Smoked salmon and avocado in a cream sauce

  • PENNE SICILIANA

    • £ 11.30

    Aubergine, mozzarella and Garlic in a creamy tomato sauce

  • PENNE ARRABIATA

    • £ 9.90

    Garlic, olives and chilli in a tomato sauce

  • PENNE SALSICCIA

    • £ 11.70

    Pork sausage, cherry tomato, onion and a touch of chilli  in a tomato sauce

  • PENNE / RISOTTO FIORENTINA

    • £ 10.95

    Spinach and garlic with mozzarella in a creamy tomato sauce

  • PENNE / RISOTTO CONTADINA

    • £ 11.50

    Chicken, mushrooms and pesto in creamy parmesan sauce

  • PENNE ALLA SARDA

    • £ 10.90

    Artichokes and sun dried tomato in a tomato sauce

  • LINGUINE SAN MICHELE

    • £ 11.80

    Avocado, bacon and mozzarella in a creamy tomato sauce

AL FORNO

  • LASAGNE AL FORNO

    • £ 11.90

    The Italian Classic, Prepared with Beef Bolognese,  tomato and bechamel sauce

  • CANELLONI

    • £ 11.70

    Pasta rolled, filled with ricotta cheese and fresh spinach, baked with tomato and cream sauce

  • MELANZANE PARMIGIANA

    • £ 11.60

    Baked aubergine in tomato, garlic, mozzarella and parmesan

SALAD

  • CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD

    • £ 11.70

    Cos lettuce, grilled chicken, anchovies and crouton with Caesar salad dressing and shaved parmesan

  • INSALATA DELLO CHEF

    • £ 11.95

    Grilled chicken, goat cheese, avocado, mixed leaf salad, rocket and red onion, with Dough Balls

  • SALAD NICOISE

    • £ 12.95

    Mixed leaves, tuna, free range egg, anchovies, capers, olives, green beans and new potatoes with dough balls

PIZZA

We will be pleased to make your favourite pizza. Please ask your server.
  • MARGHERITA

    • £ 9.80

    Base pizza of mozzarella and tomato sauce

  • FUNGHI

    • £ 10.70

    Mushrooms, mozzarella and tomato sauce

  • REGINA

    • £ 11.65

    Mushrooms, ham, olives, mozzarella and tomato sauce

  • FIORENTINA

    • £ 11.50

    Spinach, egg, garlic, olives, mozzarella, tomato sauce and parmesan

  • PEPPERRONI

    • £ 10.90

    Pepperoni sausage, mozzarella and tomato sauce

  • HOT PEPPERONI

    • £ 11.95

    Pepperoni sausage, hot green peppers, mozzarella and tomato sauce

  • FANTASIA

    • £ 12.30

    pepperoni sausage, mushrooms, hot 
    peppers, red onion, mozzarella and tomato sauce

  • VEGETARIAN PIZZA

    • £ 11.20

    Mushrooms, leeks, roasted peppers, olives, mozzarella and tomato sauce

  • CALZONE

    • £ 11.90

    Rolled pizza stuffed with mozzarella, pepperoni sausage and ham       

  • Extra Toppings

    • each £ 1.95

    Pepperoni, ham, mozzarella, tuna, anchovies, olives, onion, mushrooms, hot green peppers…

MAIN COURSES

  • SECONDI

    Served with a choice of either vegetable or fries  or pasta in tomato sauce unless otherwise stated  there might be a trace of bones in all our meat fillets.

  • FISH

    There might be a trace of bones in all fish fillets.

  • SEA BASS FILLET

    • £ 17.95

    Grilled with chopped tomato, leeks, mushrooms  and squash in a pesto and cream sauce

  • SALMONE AGLI ASPARAGI

    • £ 17.30

    Grilled fillet of salmon cooked in asparagus, mushroom, squash and cream sauce

  • HADDOCK FILLET

    • £ 16.90

    Grilled in a creamy tomato sauce with   capers and mushrooms

  • HALIBUT AL LIMONE

    • £ 22.50

    Grilled halibut fillet with asparagus in a lemon and white wine sauce

  • BACCALA AL LIMONE

    • £ 17.90

    pan-fried cod fillet with chilli and parsley in a lemon and white wine sauce

  • POLLO

  • COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE

    • £ 16.50

    Chicken escalope in bread crumbs, served with spaghetti bolognese

  • POLLO CON SPINACI E RIOTTA

    • £ 15.90

    Baked chicken breast stuffed with spinach and ricotta in a creamy mushroom sauce

  • POLLO ALLA CREAMA

    • £ 15.50

    Grilled chicken breast with peppers in a creamy   mascarpone sauce

  • CARNE

  • VITELLO MILANESE

    • £ 17.90

    Veal escalope in bread crumbs with spaghetti bolognese

  • VITTELLO AL FUNGHI

    • £ 15.90

    Veal pan-fried in a mushrooms and cream sauce

  • COSTOLETTE DI AGNELLO

    • £ 17.95

    Grill lamb chops with rosemary tomato sauce

  • AGNELLO AL ROSMARINO

    • £ 16.95

    Gently cooked lamb shank in a rosemary creamy tomato sauce

  • SIRLOIN STEAKE

    • £ 21.50

    Grilled with peppercorn sauce

SIDES

  • ZUCCHINI

    • £ 3.80

    Deep fried courgette in bread crumbs

  • FRIES

    • £ 3.50
  • BOILED OR SAUTÉED POTATOES

    • £ 3.50
  • PASTA IN TOMATO SAUCE

    • £ 3.50

    Your choice of pasta

  • SPINACI

    • £ 3.80

    Sautéed spinach with butter and garlic

  • VEGETABLES

    • £ 3.60
  • BROCCOLI

    • £ 3.80
  • FRENCH BEANS

    • £ 3.60
  • INSALATA

    • £ 3.80

    Seasonal green or mixed salad

Desserts

  • Tiramisu

    • £ 6.05

    A traditional Italian dessert, made with layered finger sponge and cream

  • Chocolate Fudge Cake

    • £ 5.85

    Served with Vanilla Ice Cream

  • Banoffee Pie

    • £ 5.85

    Fresh slices of Banana on a biscuit base, covered with Caramel and Fresh Cream

  • Crepe Con Gelato

    • £ 6.20

    Crepe filled with Banana and Ice Cream, topped with Cream and Chocolate Sauce

  • Chocolate Glory

    • £ 7.75

    Vanilla Ice cream topped with cubes of Chocolate Cake and drizzled with Chocolate sauce

  • Chocolate Profiteroles

    • £ 5.65

    Soft Choux pastries filled with superb chantilly Cream all covered with Chocolate Cream

  • Mint Bombe

    • £ 4.95

    Mint ice cream with a chocolate sauce centre in  a chocolate flavoured coating. containing mint   crisp pieces 

  • Scoop Ice Cream

    • £ 4.50

    Two scoops of Ice Cream. A choice of Strawberry, Vanilla, Chocolate or Lemon Sorbet

Beers / Soft Drinks

  • BEERS

  • Peroni Beer 330ml

    • £ 4.50
  • Peroni Beer draught pint

    • £ 6.10
  • Peroni draught half pint

    • £ 3.70
  • Heineken draught pint

    • £ 6.10
  • Heineken draught half pint

    • £ 3.70
  • JUICES / SOFT DRINKS

  • Fresh Orange Juice

    • £ 4.50
  • Orange & Passion Fruit J20

    • £ 2.60
  • Mineral Water (still or sparkling)

    • £ 2.70
  • Coke or Diet Coke 33cl

    • £ 2.70
  • Lemonade 20cl

    • £ 2.60
  • Mixer 200ml

    • £ 1.90

    Tonic, Dry Ginger, Bitter Lemon Soft Drinks and Mixers

  • Spirits & Liqueurs

  • Spirit 25ml

    • £ 3.80

    Whisky, Gin, Vodka, Bacardi 

  • Premium Spirit 25ml

    • £ 3.95

    Jack Daniel, Southern Comfort, Courvoisier, Glenfiddich

WINES

  • White Wines

  • Trebbiano D’Abruzzo

    • small £ 5.40
    • large £ 6.70
    • bottle £ 19.70

    Soft and fruity, dry white wine

  • Frascati

    • small £ 5.80
    • large £ 7.10
    • bottle £ 20.95

    Mellow fruity white wine

  • Pinot Grigio

    • small £ 5.40
    • large £ 7.10
    • bottle £ 20.90

    Full bodied,fruity dry white wine

  • Chardonnay

    • bottle £ 22.00

    Fruity dry white wine.

  • Gavi di Gavi

    • bottle £ 25.00

    A dry and crisp white wine with a balanced floral, herbal and fruity bouquet

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    • small £ 5.80
    • large £ 7.10
    • bottle £ 20.95

    Aromatic, dry and full flavoured

  • Red Wines

  • Montepulcianoo D’Abruzzo

    • small £ 5.40
    • large £ 6.70
    • bottle £ 19.70

    Full-bodied, soft and fruity red wine

  • Valpolicella Classico Domini Veneti

    • small £ 6.40
    • large £ 7.70
    • bottle £ 22.75

    Soft, dry red wine with soft fruity flavour

  • Shiraz

    • small £ 5.90
    • large £ 7.40
    • bottle £ 6.10

    A complex and full oak barrel flavoured wine which displays a spicy plum fruit 

  • Merlot

    • small £ 5.70
    • large £ 7.00
    • bottle £ 20.70

    A velvety layer of plum, berry and blueberry  with hints of spice.

  • Malbec

    • small £ 6.40
    • large £ 8.30
    • bottle £ 22.75

    dry, an intriguing aroma of dark chocolate

  • Chianti Classico Straccali

    • small £ 6.70
    • large £ 9.10
    • bottle £ 25.75

    Smooth, full red bodied with an intense and  persistent bouquet.

  • Barolo

    • bottle £ 39.75

    Aged at least for three years, dry and full bodied with great  length of flavour. 

  • Rioja

    • bottle £ 21.75

    Smooth, ripe and elegant with complicity of vanilla

  • Rose Wine

  • Pinot Grigio Blush

    • small £ 6.10
    • large £ 7.20
    • bottle £ 21.50
  • Pinot Grigio Sparkling

    • bottle £ 21.50
  • Champagne

  • Champagne Moet

    • bottle £ 46.50

SET MENU

    Specials

    • All the dishes are served with a choice of either: pasta in tomato sauce, vegetables or chips

    DISCLAIMER: Please note menu and prices may vary on location. Set menu and Specials only available at our Va Pensiero Radlett branch

    ALLERGENS: If you require information regarding the presence of allergens in any of our food and drink, we will be more than happy to provide this information.