A la Carte Menu

Appetisers

Pane con Olio e Aceto Balsamico £4.50
Slices of warmed ciabatta, homemade foccacia and breadsticks served with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar for dipping
 

Pane al ’Aglio (con Mozzarella) £4.50
Slices of ciabatta pan-fried in olive oil, butter, garlic and flat leaf parsley. Also available topped with melted mozzarella cheese (additional charge of £1.50)
 

Olive Verde £3.95
Pitted queen green olives
 

Olive Misto con Pepperoncino £3.95
Green and black olives marinated in olive oil and dried chilli flakes

 

Starters

Gamberoni £14.90
King prawns shelled, butterflied and pan-fried with cherry tomatoes, onions, garlic, and rosemary. Finished with rocket leaves
 

Burrata con Prosciutto £8.50
Soft Italian cheese served on a bed of rocket leaves with slices of Parma ham, avocado and roasted cherry tomatoes, finished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic reduction
 

Salsa di Melanzane £6.50
Roasted aubergine, mushroom, garlic and chilli tapenade served on chargrilled ciabatta slices topped with dressed rocket leaves and extra virgin olive oil
 

Salsicce Toscana £8.50
Tuscan sausage pan-roasted with vine tomatoes, red onions, chilli, garlic, flat leaf parsley and cannellini beans, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil
 

Caprino con Salsa di Mango £7.50
Grilled Goat’s cheese served with a salsa of diced mango, spring onions, chilli, lime juice and olive oil, accompanied with crispy sourdough bread
 

Antipasto £8.90
Slices of Parma ham, Coppa, Napoli and Milano salami with olives, sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella. Garnished with salad leaves and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil
 

Sardines £7.50
Whole sardines pan-roasted with fresh herbs and garlic. Garnished with dressed salad leaves and served with a wedge of lemon
 

Calamari Fritti £8.50
Calamari rings dusted in flour, deep fried, garnished with salad leaves and served with a black olive and anchovy mayonnaise dip

 

Pastas

Penne Airola Starter £8.20 Main £16.50
Pasta tubes tossed with strips of chicken pan-fried with onions, chilli, garlic and rocket leaves, finished with Parmesan cheese and a touch of butter
 

Linguini con Granchio Starter £8.50 Main £16.90

Fine strands of pasta with fresh white crab meat pan-fried with garlic and chilli in a splash of white wine and a touch of butter
 

Spaghetti Marinara Starter £8.90 Main £17.50
Spaghetti tossed with pan-fried baby clams, prawns, mussels in the shell, squid, garlic and onions in a rich tomato sauce
 

Pappardelle al Fungho Starter £7.50 Main £15.50
Thick strands of pasta tossed with pan-fried chestnut mushrooms, sage and lemon juice. Finished with butter and Parmesan cheese
 

Cannelloni Starter £6.95 Main £14.50
Large pasta tubes filled with spinach, ricotta and Parmesan cheese, topped with Bechamel and tomato sauce, dusted with Parmesan cheese and baked in the oven
 

Gluten Free Pastas

We now offer all the above dishes (with the exception of the Cannelloni) with wheat and gluten free spaghetti or penne pasta.
Please ensure you let us know which type of pasta you would prefer and specify “gluten free”.
 

Mains

Filetto di Vesuvio £29.50
Fillet steak marinated in olive oil, chilli and garlic, char-grilled and served with Portobello mushroom, roasted cherry tomatoes, fried courgettes and sautéed potatoes *Fillet can be served plain char-grilled or with our homemade peppercorn sauce (extra £2.50 with sauce)

Branzino £24.50
Fillets of Sea Bass pan-fried and served with a black olive sauce (celery, black olives, garlic, chilli, basil, marjoram and extra virgin olive oil). Accompanied with cubetti potatoes and buttered spinach

Pollo alla Griglia £18.50
Corn fed supreme of chicken marinated in chilli, honey and lemon juice, chargrilled and served on a bed of cubetti potatoes and cime di rapa (turnip tops)

Merluzzo al’ Aglio £24.50
Loin of Cod pan roasted in butter with whole garlic cloves. Served on a bed of thinly sliced mooli (marinated in olive oil and lemon juice), finished with basil oil and chargrilled asparagus spears. Accompanied with roasted new potatoes

Fegato con Pancetta £21.50
Slices of Calves’ liver pan-fried with sautéed onions and pancetta, served with sage and crème fraiche infused mashed potato and steamed broccoli florets

Agnello alla Griglia £26.50
Lamb cannon chargrilled, finished with a mint oil and served with green beans and sautéed new potato

Sogliola **Market Price**
Dover sole (on or off the bone), pan-roasted and accompanied with a lemon juice, white wine and butter sauce. Served with buttered spinach and cubetti potatoes

Bocconcini £28.50
Strips of fillet of beef pan-fried with red onions, roasted sweet peppers, garlic and chilli. Finished with a red wine and Demi-glace sauce. Served with sautéed potatoes and broccoli florets

Potata Dolce con Formaggio £16.50
Slices of sweet potato pan-fried with onions, mint, thyme and a touch of dried chilli flakes, topped with crumbled feta cheese, drizzled with olive oil and baked in the oven. Served with a mixed salad

 

Sundries

The following side dishes may be ordered to compliment your choice of meal: All at £3.95
Mixed Salad

Green Salad

Sautéed Mushrooms

Tomato, Red Onion & Rocket Salad
Rocket & Parmesan Salad

Fried Courgettes
Spinach (Buttered/Creamed/Chilli & Garlic)

Sautéed Potatoes
Chips

Extra Vegetables

 

Desserts

With the exception of ice cream and cheese, all our desserts are made on the premises by the Chefs
Tiramisu al Cafe £6.95
Sponge fingers soaked in coffee, topped with a layer of zabaglione, fresh cream and mascarpone cream cheese and finished with a dusting of cocoa powder
 

Nemesis £6.95
The ultimate chocolate cake experience! We dare you not to love it …. (Gluten free)
 

Cheesecake £6.95
A sumptuous cheesecake comprising a biscuit base topped with white chocolate and caramel
 

Affocato £6.20
Vanilla ice cream served in a glass and finished with a shot of espresso coffee
 

Cream Brulee £6.95
Italian cooked cream flavoured with amaretto liqueur
 

Vino Santo con Cantuccini £6.50
A glass of cold Vin Santo served with cantuccini biscuits to dunk and savour
 

Gelato 2 scoops £4.00 3 scoops £6.00
A selection of Italian ice cream – choose from vanilla, chocolate, coconut, cappuccino, pistachio, strawberry, rum & raisin, passion fruit sorbet, mango sorbet and lemon sorbet
 

Italiana Cheeseboard One Person £8.95 Two to Share £12.95
A selection of imported Italian cheese (Gorgonzola, Scamorza affumicato [smoked], Asiago, and Pecorino Picante) served with homemade sweet red onion chutney, savoury biscuits, celery and grapes
 

Opening Times

Tues to Sat Lunch from 12.00 (temporary)
(last orders taken at 2.30pm)
Tues to Sat Evening from 6pm till 10pm
(last orders taken at 8.30pm)
Sunday & Monday Closed until further notice

Get In Touch

Old Barn Court
High Street
Billericay
Essex, CM12 9BY
Telephone: 01277 630120
E: latoscanabillericay@gmail.com