A la Carte Menu

Appetisers

Pane con Olio e Aceto Balsamico £4.80
Slices of warmed ciabatta, homemade foccacia and breadsticks served with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar for dipping
 

Pane al ’Aglio (con Mozzarella) £5.50
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 £4.20
Pitted queen green olives
 

Olive Misto con Pepperoncino £4.20

Green and black olives marinated in olive oil and dried chilli flakes

 

Starters

Gamberoni £14.90
King prawns shelled, butterflied and pan-fried in butter with chilli, garlic and flat leaf parsley. Finished with rocket leaves

Burrata con Prosciutto £8.90
Fresh Burrata cheese served with roasted cherry tomatoes, a slice of Parma ham and roasted pistachio nuts. Garnished with rocket leaves and finished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil

Fegatini di Pollo £7.90
Chicken livers pan-fried with sauteed onions and strips of pork cheek finished with pan jus

Antipasto della Casa £8.90
Slices of Parma ham, Salame Felino, aged pecorino cheese, sliced fresh pear and Italian honey, garnished with rocket leaves

Asparagi £8.20
Fresh asparagus chargrilled, dusted with Parmesan cheese, finished with a knob of butter and lightly grilled (Available with Parma Ham – additional charge of £1.00)

Calamari Fritti £8.50
Calamari rings dusted in flour, deep fried, garnished with salad leaves and served with our own home made tartar sauce

 

Pastas

Penne Airola Starter £8.20 Main £17.50
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 £18.50

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 £18.90
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 £8.20 Main £17.50
Thick strands of pasta tossed with pan-fried chestnut mushrooms, sage and lemon juice. Finished with butter and Parmesan cheese
 

Cannelloni Starter £7.90 Main £16.50
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 £31.50
Fillet steak marinated in olive oil, chili and garlic, char-grilled and served with a 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)

Razza al Burro Nero £26.50
Fresh wing of skate pan fried with capers in butter and white wine vinegar. Served with roasted new potatoes and fine green beans

Pollo Capriciosa £19.50
Corn fed supreme of chicken pan fried with roasted peppers and red onions in a white wine sauce. Served with sauteed potatoes and steamed broccoli florets

Fegato con Pancetta £25.50
Slices of Calves’ liver pan-fried with sautéed onions and pancetta, served with sage and crème fraiche infused mashed potato and steamed broccoli florets

Bocconcini £28.50
Strips of beef fillet beef pan-fried with sauteed onions, garlic and turnip tops in a touch of butter, finished with pan jus and grated fresh horseradish. Served with sautéed potatoes and steamed broccoli florets

Cervo con Porcini £26.50
Venison steak oven roasted with dried porcini mushrooms, chestnut mushrooms and onions in a cream sauce with a splash of Worcestershire sauce. Served with wilted spinach and sauteed potatoes

 

Sundries

The following side dishes may be ordered to compliment your choice of meal: All at £4.50
Mixed Salad

Green Salad

Rocket & Parmesan Salad

Spinach (Buttered/Creamed/Chilli & Garlic)

Chips

Sautéed Mushrooms

Tomato, Red Onion & Rocket Salad

Fried Courgettes

Sautéed Potatoes

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)
 

Mousse d’Inverno £6.95
A silky smooth mousse made with ricotta cheese, fresh blackberries and whipping cream, topped with an amaretto crumb and garnished with fresh blackberries
 

Affocato £6.25
Vanilla ice cream served in a glass and finished with a shot of espresso coffee
 

Bread & Butter Pudding (Italian Style!) £7.50
Traditional Panettone sliced and layered in a dish with milk, butter, cream and sugar. Served with custard on the side
 

Vin Santo con Cantuccini £8.50
A glass of cold Vin Santo served with cantuccini biscuits to dunk and savour
 

Gelato 2 scoops £5.00 3 scoops £7.00
A selection of Italian ice cream – choose from vanilla, chocolate, coconut, cappuccino, pistachio, strawberry, rum & raisin, passion fruit sorbet, mango sorbet and lemon sorbet
 

Italian Cheeseboard One Person £9.95 Two to Share £15.95
A selection of imported Italian cheese (Gorgonzola, Scamorza affumicato [smoked], Asiago, and Pecorino Picante) served with homemade sweet red onion chutney, sourdough flatbread 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

Christmas - New Year Opening Times

Christmas Eve - Open
Christmas Day to 28th Dec - Closed
29th to 30th December - Open
New Years Eve - Pre-Bookings only
New Years Day to 3rd Jan - Closed
We reopen from 4th Jan 2022

Get In Touch

Old Barn Court
High Street, Billericay
Essex, CM12 9BY

Tel:01277 630120
E: latoscanabillericay@gmail.com