Restaurant Menu

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OUR MENU

A selection of fresh Italian food.

INTROS

  • Olives

    • £ 3.30
  • 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
  • Ciabatta Bread with Butter

    • £ 3.50

STARTERS

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

    • £ 5.10
  • HOUMOUS

    • £ 5.90

    puree of chickpeas and garlic and tahini, with garlic bread

  • 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

  • SARDINE AL LIMONE

    • £ 7.50

    Sardin fillets pan-fried in a white wine and lemon sauce

  • 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

  • LINGUINE SAN MICHELE

    • £ 11.80

    Avocado, bacon and mozzarella in a creamy tomato sauce

  • LINGUINE MEDITERRANEA

    • £ 11.60

    Marinated roasted vegetables and goat cheese 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

    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

    • COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE

      • £ 16.50

      Chicken escalope in bread crumbs, served with spaghetti bolognese

    • VITELLO MILANESE

      • £ 17.90

      Veal escalope in bread crumbs with spaghetti bolognese

    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

    • TOMATO AND ONION SALAD

      • £ 4.50

    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

    • Apple Crumble

      • £ 5.10

      served with custard or vanilla ice 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

    • Cheese Cake

      • £ 5.75

      Delicious, just on its own

    • 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 

    • Tartufo Pistachio

      • £ 4.95

      handmade truffle shape pistachio and vanilla ice cream dessert with pistachio sauce center

    • 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
    • Fruit Juices

      • £ 2.50

      Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Apple Juice, Tomato Juice

    • 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.

    • Chianti Classico Riserva Straccali

      • bottle £ 32.75

      A rich, full bodied wine with an intense aroma. produced with hand picked grapes

    • 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

    • Montepulcianno D’ abruszzo

      • small £ 5.75
      • large £ 7.05
      • bottle £ 20.50
    • Pinot Grigio Blush

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

      • bottle £ 21.50
    • Champagne

    • Champagne Mercier Brut Rose

      • bottle £ 43.50
    • 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.