Our Menu

Primi: Starters

BREAD & OLIVES £3.95

BRUSCHETTA £3.95

Slices of traditional Italian bread, topped with seasoned chopped tomatoes, onions & basil.

FOCACCIA ALL’AGLIO £3.95

Traditional stone baked garlic bread.

FOCACCIA PICCANTE £4.65

Garlic bread with herbs & fresh chillies.

FOCACCIA MISTA £4.95

Garlic bread with a topping of red onion, mozzarella cheese, tomato, sliced salsiccia piccante or a mixture of each.

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO £4.25

Fresh home made vegetable soup made with locally sourced ingredients.

FUNGHI RIPIENI £5.75

Local button mushrooms stuffed with mozzarella cheese, fresh herbs & garlic, breaded & deep fried & served with sizzling garlic butter.

FUNGHI ALL’AGLIO £5.75

Firm button mushrooms, sauteed with garlic & white wine, topped with mozzarella cheese & baked.

FUNGHI CROSTINI £5.75

Firm button mushrooms cooked with fresh herbs, tomato & white wine & served on a garlic crouton.

PROSCIUTTO E RUGHETTA £6.50

Wafer thin slices of fine Parma ham & peppery rocket leaves topped with shavings of Parmesan cheese & a drizzle of olive oil.

PASTICCIO DI FEGATINI £6.00

A semi-smooth home made pate, made with fresh chicken livers & cream & served with warm toast.

POLLO PICCANTE £6.50

Tender chicken pieces baked with tomatoes, onion, garlic, white wine & fresh chillies & topped with melted mozzarella cheese.

MOZZARELLA CAPRESE £6.00

Traditional slices of Buffalo mozzarella & vine tomatoes, topped with fresh basil leaves & drizzled with our home made basil dressing.

COZZE LA MEZZALUNA £6.50

Plump Bantry Bay mussels cooked with onion, garlic, white wine & lemon juice.

FRITTO MISTO DI MARE £6.50

A selection of mixed shell fish & tuna cooked with onion, garlic, white wine & lemon juice.

GAMBERETTI ALL’AGLIO £6.50

Luxury prawns, cooked with garlic, fresh herbs, white wine & lemon juice served on a toasted brushetta bread.

La Pizza: Pizza Dishes

MARGHERITA (V) £7.00*

Cheese & Tomato

BOLOGNESE £9.25*

Traditional Italian savoury meat sauce.

VEGETARIANA (V) £9.25*

Local seasonal vegetables.

FUNGHI (V) £9.00*

Mushrooms.

ROMANA £9.25*

Ham & Mushrooms.

CARAIBI £9.25*

Ham & Pineapple.

PICCANTE £9.25

Freshly sliced mixed peppers, onions, smoked bacon & fresh chillies.

SALSICCIA £9.25*

Freshly sliced Italian spicy sausage.

SAN MARCO (V) £9.25

Spinach, green peppers, onions, sun-dried tomatoes & olives.

POLLO ALL’AGLIO £10.00

Sliced chicken fillets & garlic.

MARINARA £11.00

A selection of mixed seafood.

LA MEZZALUNA £10.50

Freshly sliced Parma ham & sun-dried tomatoes.

NAPOLETANA £9.25*

Tuna, anchovies, olives & capers.

CARPRESE (V) £10.50

Sliced baby mozzarella, vine tomatoes, rocket leaves & fresh basil.

SALAME £10.50

Sliced Italian salame Napoletano.

FILETTO E PEPERONCINO £11.00

Strips of prime beef fillet, onions, garlic, black pepper & fresh chillies.

CALZONE LA MEZZALUNA £11.00

A blend of chicken, pepperoni, peppers, onions, mushrooms, sweetcorn & mozzarella cheese.

Carni: Beef Dishes

FILLETTO ALLA ROSSINI £21.95

Prime beef fillet cooked to your liking, served on a crouton & topped with pate, then coated with a rich marsala & mushroom sauce.

FILLETTO CON PROSCIUTTO £21.95

Medallions of fillet topped with Parma ham & a dolcellate cheese served with a red wine sauce.

FILLETTO AI FERRI £18.95

Prime beef fillet cooked to your liking

FOR AN EXTRA £2.00

Choose a sauce to accompany your steak:

PEPE VERDE

Green peppercorns, brandy & cream.

MEZZALUNA

Onion, mushrooms, white wine & cream.

PROVINCIALE

Onion, fresh herbs, garlic, red wine & tomatoes.

AL FORMAGGIO

Creamy, Dolcelatte cheese.

All beef dishes are accompanied by a salad or roast vegetables, with homemade chips or roast potatoes.

Bibite: Beverages

DRAUGHT BEERS:

PERONI - 1/2 PINT £2.20
PERONI - PINT £4.40

Brewed in Italy using the finest hops with two-row spring-planted barley and a quarter of Italian maize. This  combination produces its unique crisp, refreshing taste.

BOTTLED BEERS:

BUDWEISER £3.50
MORETTI £3.50
PERONI £3.50
SMIRNOFF ICE £3.50
GREEN KING IPA £4.00

BOTTLED CIDERS:

BULMERS £4.00

SOFT DRINKS:

MINERAL WATER £2.50
FRESH JUICE £2.00
COKE / DIET COKE / LEMONADE (DRAUGHT) £2.00
COKE / DIET COKE (BOTTLED) £2.00
APPLETISER £2.00
CORDIALS £0.75
SAN PELLEGRINO SPARKLING LEMON/ORANGE £2.00

Risotti: Risotto Dishes

RISOTTO AL POLLO £9.25*

Italian Arborio rice with chicken pieces, onion, asparagus, peas, white wine & cream.

RISOTTO AL FUNGHI £9.25*

Arborio rice with quartered button mushrooms, onions, garlic & fresh herbs, bound with a rich tomato sauce.

RISOTTO DI PESCE £10.50

Arborio rice with a selection of fish & shellfish in a white wine & tomato sauce.

RISOTTO AI VEGETALI (V) £9.25*

Arborio rice with the colourful selection of freshly cooked vegetables, fresh herbs & tomato.

RISOTTO CON MANZO E PEPERONCINO £10.50

Arborio rice with strips of tender beef, onions, mushrooms & fresh peppers, finished with red wine, fresh  chillies & beef demiglace.

The best Italian pizza in Carlisle

La Pasta: Pasta Dishes

LASAGNE AL FORNO £9.25*

Baked layers of fresh home made pasta with bolognese sauce, bechamel & topped with cheese.

CANNELLONI DELLA CASA £9.25*

Rolls of fresh pasta sheets with our unique meat & spinach filling & topped with tomato & cheese.

TORTELLONI ALA PANNA £9.25*

Pockets of fresh pasta packed with a savoury meat filling in a sauce of smoked bacon, onions, mushrooms, tomato & cream.

TORTELLONI ALLA BOLOGNESE £9.25*

Pockets of fresh pasta packed with a savoury meat filling accompanied with bolognese sauce.

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA £9.25*

A fine blend of traditional diced pancetta, black pepper, nutmeg, cream, parmesan cheese & egg yolk.

PENNE AMATRICIANA £9.25*

Pasta quills with smoked bacon, onions, peppers, basil, tomato & chillies.

FUSILLI CAMPAGNOLA £10.50

Pasta twists, strips of beef, mushrooms, onions, peppers, red wine, tomato & beef demiglace.

PENNE CON SALSICCIA £9.25*

Pasta quills with freshly sliced Italian spicy sausage tomato & fresh chillies.

PENNE AL POMODORO (V) £9.25

Pasta quills in a rich tomato sauce with sun dried tomatoes.

PENNE AL FORNO £9.25

Pasta quills tossed in our bolognese sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese & baked.

TAGLIATELLE ALLA FIORENTINA (V) £9.25*

Fresh pasta ribbons with mushrooms, peas, asparagus, broccoli, spinach, onions & cream.

CANNELLONI VEGETARIANI (V) £9.25*

Rolls of fresh pasta sheets filled with a blend of 3 cheeses, spinach & Italian herbs, topped with tomato &  heese.

FUSILLI AL TONNO £9.25*

Pasta twists with tuna, tomato, cream, parsley & black pepper.

FUSILLI ALLA CALABRESE £9.25

Pasta twists with smoked bacon, onion, garlic, broccoli & cream.

PENNE AL POLLO £9.25

Pasta quills with fresh chicken fillets, sweetcorn, cream & baked with cheese.

TORTELLONI AI FUNGHI (V) £9.25

Pockets of pasta filled with savoury ricotta cheese & spinach, served with a creamy mushroom sauce.

TORTELLONI NAPOLI (V) £9.25

Pockets of pasta filled with savoury ricotta cheese & spinach, served with a rich tomato sauce.

TAGLIATELLE ALLA PESCATORA £10.50

Fresh egg-pasta ribbons served with mixed seafood in a tomato & cream sauce.

SPAGHETTI DELLA CASA £9.25

Spaghetti served with chicken, onion, mushrooms, tomato, white wine & cream.

SPAGHETTI AGLIO OLIO E PEPERONCINO £9.25*

Simply with garlic, finest olive oil & chillies.

SPAGHETTI ALLA BOLOGNESE £9.25*

Spaghetti & bolognese sauce.

Pollami: Chicken Dishes

POLLO MEZZALUNA £13.95

Delicious pan fried chicken breast with onions, mushrooms, freshly chopped Italian herbs, white wine & a  plash of cream & chicken veloute.

POLLO CAVOUR £13.95

Stuffed chicken breast containing a melting mozzarella cheese & the finest parma ham then served on a pool  n velvety cheese sauce.

POLLO DIAVOLA £13.95

Chicken breast with a kick! Accompanied with onions, garlic, fresh chillies & tomatoes.

POLLO CON ASPARAGI £13.95

Tender chicken breast cooked in a creamy asparagus sauce.

All chicken dishes are accompanied by a salad or roast vegetables, with homemade chips or roast potatoes.

I Pesci: Fish Dishes

BRANZINO CON SPINACI £14.50

Pan fried boneless fillets of sea bass delicately cooked with white wine & lemon juice, served on a bed of  buttered spinach.

GAMBERONI PICCANTE £14.00

Shelled king prawns cooked with onions, garlic, fresh herbs & chillies, accompanied with a timbale of lemon-flavoured rice.

GAMBERONI AL POMODORO £14.00

Shelled king prawns cooked with onions, garlic, herbs white wine & fresh tomatoes, accompanied with a  timbale of lemon flavoured rice.

SALMONE DELLA CASA £12.50

A prime, fresh steak of Scottish salmon, oven-baked with fresh Italian herbs, lemon & white wine.

SALMONE CON TIMO £12.50

Prime Scottish salmon steak baked with lemon & fresh thyme.

Contorni: Side Dishes

PATATINE FRITTE £2.95

Home-made chips.

INSALATE £2.95

Mixed, green tomato and onion salads.

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