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Al Fresco Specials
Crab meat ravioli with parsnip puree, roasted fennel and pistachio €10.50
Tagliata Toscana - 12oz Black Angus striploin sliced and served with fresh rocket, fresh chopped tomato, parmesan, balsamic glaze and side of garlic bread €29.95
Seafood platter - chefs selection of fresh fish and shellfish served in a creamy lemon sauce with homemade sourdough €27.95
Crab meat ravioli with parsnip puree, roasted fennel and pistachio €19.95
A LA CARTE
BRUSCHETTA ROMANA €5.95
Toasted rustic bread topped with plum tomatoes, garlic, basil and mozzarella cheese.
ZUPPA DEL GIORNO €5.95
Homemade soup of the day, served with rustic bread.
ALI DI POLLO €7.95
Chicken wings with our popular home-made barbeque sauce.
DEL CONTADINO €8.50
Goat cheese and beetroot with caramelized walnuts and cranberry dressing.
CALAMARI FRITTI €8.95
Fried squid served with tartar sauce.
COZZE ALLA PANNA E POMODORO €7.95
Fresh mussels cooked in a rose sauce.
INSALATA CON SANGUINACCIO €8.95
Black pudding wrapped in Parma ham, mixed leaves, smoked chicken, Gorgonzola cheese, grilled apple, balsamic dressing.
INSALATA CAPRESE AL FRESCO €8.50
Fresh mozzarella cheese, fresh figs, crispy Parma ham, pistachios, served with homemade sourdough bread.
GAMBERI E ZUCCA €10.50
Jumbo prawns (de-shelled, heads on) cooked in a Bisque sauce, served with crispy Parma ham over butternut squash puree.
ANTIPASTO MISTO €11.95
Selection of Italian meats and cheeses served with roasted vegetables.
RAVIOLI CON GAMBERI €9.95
Fresh Ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta cheese, served with tiger prawns, lime and basil pesto. (Please note this dish is available as a main course too. A starter portion is half a portion of the main course)
SPAGHETTI ALLA BOLOGNESE €12.95
The Italian classic using 100% Irish minced beef.
SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA €14.95
Pasta dish based on eggs, bacon, parmesan and black pepper served in a creamy sauce.
PENNE VENEZIA €14.95
Pasta dish with pan-fried strips of chicken fillet, mushrooms and a little garlic cooked in a creamy sauce.
RAVIOLI CON GAMBERI €19.95
Fresh ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta cheese, served with tiger prawns, lime and basil pesto.
LASAGNA AL FORNO €14.95
Oven baked layers of pasta sheets, mozzarella cheese, 100% Irish minced beef and tomato and Béchamel sauce. Choice of chips or salad.
SPAGHETTI CON CROSTACEI €19.95
Pasta dish that combines clams, mussels, spinach, cherry tomato and grilled gambas, all tossed in a Bisque sauce.
RISOTTO AI FRUTTI DI MARE €19.95
Arborio ricedelicately infused with a mixture of seafood, fresh herbs and rose sauce.
PENNE ALLA GIARDINIERA €14.95
Pasta dish tossed with peppers, onions, mushrooms and broccoli in a rose sauce.
SPAGHETTI CON I GAMBERI €16.95
Pasta dish served with brandy flamed tiger prawns, baby spinach, chilli and garlic cooked in a light tomato sauce.
PIZZA DI PARMA €14.95
Pizza Margherita with Parma ham, rocket salad and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.
PIZZA DEL PORCO €14.95
Pizza Margherita with smoked Pancetta, pepperoni and salame.
PIZZA PRIMAVERA €13.95
Pizza Margherita with grilled aubergines, courgettes, peppers and onions.
PIZZA QUATTRO STAGIONI AL FRESCO €14.95
Pizza Margherita with corn, pineapple, ham and mushrooms.
~MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA~
Pizza Margherita €11.95
Extra toppings €1.50
POLLO ALLA VENEZIA €19.95
Choice of side order
Pan-fried fillet of chicken supreme cooked in a creamy mushroom and black peppered sauce.
POLLO ALLA FIORENTINA €19.95
Choice of side order
Pan-fried fillet of chicken supreme stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese cooked in light tomato sauce seasoned with fresh herbs and a touch of chilli.
POLLO AL FRESCO €19.95
Pan-fried breast of chicken supreme with mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and Parma ham, served over crushed baby potatoes with red cabbage and fresh Napolitana sauce.
FILETTO DI MANZO €26.95
Charcoal-grilled 8oz of fillet steak served over sweet potato, Parmesan cheese and grilled leek. Choice of pepper sauce or garlic butter.
BISTECCA DI MANZO €23.95
Prime 12oz Irish grilled sirloin steak served over sweet potato, Parmesan cheese and grilled leek. Choice of pepper sauce or garlic butter.
AGNELLO ALLA GRIGLIA €26.95
Grilled rack of lamb served with a mushroom, rosemary and white wine sauce on the side.
Served over mashed potatoes.
IL NASELLO €23.95
Pan-fried fillet of hake served with leek, baby potatoes, de-shelled mussels and fresh chopped tomato.
LA SPIGOLA €24.95
Pan-roasted fillet of sea bass served with roasted baby potatoes, Parma ham, basil and lime pesto.
Side orders €3.95
Sauteed onion and mushroom
Baked baby potatoes
Available Mon-Fri (except Christmas Eve and New Years Eve) 5-6 pm
Sat-Sun and Bank Holidays 12-6 pm
Fresh Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Ravioli with Tiger Prawns , Lime and Basil Pesto
Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Fresh Figs, Crispy Parma Ham, Pistachios, Homemade Sourdough Bread
Black Pudding Wrapped in Parma Ham, Mixed Leaves, Smoked Chicken, Gorgonzola Cheese, Grilled Apple, Balsamic Dressing
Calamari Fritti - Fried Squid served with Tartar Sauce
Ali di Pollo - Chicken Wings with Homemade Barbecue Sauce
Bruschetta Romana, Melted Mozzarella Cheese (V)
Fresh Mussels in Rosé Sauce (GF)
Soup of The Day served with Homemade Sourdough Bread
Spaghetti Crustacean - Clams, Tiger Prawns, Cherry Tomato, Spinach, Roasted Fennel, Bisque Sauce
Penne alla Giardiniera - Broccoli, Mushrooms, Onions, Peppers, Rosé Sauce (V)
Pollo alla Venezia - Pan-fried fillet of chicken cooked in a creamy mushroom sauce. Served over Homemade Mashed Potatoes.
Fresh Hake Fillet with Celeriac Purée, Grilled Aubergines, Roasted Fennel, Crispy Shallots (GF)
Pan-roasted Fillet of Seabass, Roasted Baby Potatoes, Parma Ham, Basil and Lime Pesto (GF)
Pollo Alla Milanese - Breaded Chicken Fillet with Creamy Lemon Sauce. Served with Home-Cut Chips.
12oz Irish Sirloin Steak, Served Over Sautéed Onions, Peppers and Spinach. Choice of Pepper Sauce or Garlic Butter Sauce (GF)
12" Pizza with Parma Ham and Rocket Salad (or make your own)
Pollo Al Fresco - Breast of Chicken Filled with Mozzarella Cheese, Fresh Basil and Parma Ham. Served Over Crushed Baby Potatoes with Red Cabbage, Fresh Napolitana Sauce (GF)
Lasagna Al Forno served with Salad or Chips.
Spaghetti Carbonara - Pasta dish based on eggs, bacon, Parmesan and black pepper served in a cream sauce.
TEA OR COFFEE INCLUDED
Dishes can be customized to suit Vegetarian/Coeliac and Vegan
*This is a sample menu. Menu subject to change.*
Available Sat - Sun 12-4pm (not available on Public and Bank Holidays)
LARGE CHICKEN WINGS AND CHIPS in our home-made barbeque sauce.
PIZZA MARGHERITA Home-made pizza base topped with napolitana sauce, mozzarella and a selection of Italian herbs.
GAMBERI PICCANTE Tiger prawns served in white wine sauce with a touch of garlic and chilli. Served with home-made toasted bread.
FRESH DUBLIN BAY MUSSELS Cooked in a rose sauce. Served with home-made toasted bread.
SPAGHETTI ALLA BOLOGNESE The Italian classic using 100% Irish minced beef.
PENNE ARRABIATA Chicken, garlic in a spicy napolitana sauce.
POLLO ALLA VENEZIA Pan-fried fillet of chicken cooked in a creamy mushroom and black peppered sauce. Served with chips or salad.
FRESH COD In batter. Served with chips and Tartar sauce.
CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD Romaine lettuce served with crispy bacon, char-grilled strips of chicken, crunchy croutons, Parmesan shavings and finished with our home-made Caesar dressing.
VEGETARIAN OMELETTE With a choice of three toppings.
LASAGNA AL FORNO Oven baked layers of pasta sheets, mozzarella cheese, 100% Irish minced beef and tomato and béchamel sauce. Served with chips or salad.
SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA Pasta dish based on eggs, bacon, parmesan and black pepper served in a creamy sauce.
*This is a sample menu. Menu subject to change.*
*NOT available to large parties.*
KIDS MENU €7.50
Spaghetti Bolognese (penne also available)
Penne Napolitana (plain tomato sauce)
Penne Alfredo (cream sauce)
Plain penne pasta with butter
Chicken goujons with chips
Fish goujons and chips
Lasagne and chips
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