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 in butter with chilli, garlic and flat leaf parsley. Finished with rocket leaves
 

Burrata con Pomodorino £8.90
Fresh Burrata cheese served with our own sticky roasted cherry tomatoes, sprinkled with toasted pine kernels and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice/zest, basil and black pepper
 

Polpo dello Chef £10.90
Lightly grilled octopus drizzled with a lemon juice, flat leaf parsley, garlic and extra virgin olive oil samoriglio
 

Salsicce Toscana £8.50
Tuscan sausage pan-roasted with char-grilled courgettes, oven roasted red onions, black olives and garlic, finished with extra virgin olive oil
 

Inslata Granchio £9.50
Fresh crab tossed with apple sticks, cucumber and avocado. Served with frisee salad and drizzled with a lemon, mustard and olive oil dressing
 

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

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 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 £29.95
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 £2.90 with sauce)

Spiedino di Pescatrice £28.50
Skewers of monkfish tail, courgettes, peppers and cherry tomatoes, brushed with garlic butter and chargrilled. Served with roasted new potatoes

Pollo alla Griglia £18.50
Corn fed supreme of chicken marinated in lime juice, chili and olive oil, chargrilled and served on a bed of grilled asparagus, new potatoes and green beans, drizzled with sun dried tomato pesto and finished with shavings of Parmesan cheese

Vitello con Capperi £26.50
Veal escalops pan fried with small capers and finished with butter, lemon juice and flat leaf parsley. Served with sautéed potatoes and buttered Cavolo Nero

Fegato con Pancetta £24.50
Slices of Calves’ liver pan-fried with sautéed onions and pancetta, served with sage and crème fraiche infused mashed potato and steamed broccoli florets

Struzzo alla Mora £29.95
Ostrich fillet pan roasted and served with a blackberry, orange juice and reduced port sauce. Served with sautéed potatoes and fine green beans

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 roasted new potatoes

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

Melanzane Bruciata £16.50
Charred aubergine with skin removed, slow cooked with chopped carrots, red onions, green and red lentils, kidney beans, soy sauce, chopped tomatoes, chilli, cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon, oregano, vegetable stock and lime juice. Served with Sardinian bread

 

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)
 

Cheesecake £6.95
A sumptuous cheesecake with lemon, ricotta cheese and white chocolate
 

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

Panna Cotta £7.50
Vanilla panna cotta topped with a rhubarb and gin compote
 

Vin Santo con Cantuccini £8.50
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
 

Italian Cheeseboard One Person £8.95 Two to Share £14.95
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

Get In Touch

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

Tel:01277 630120
E: latoscanabillericay@gmail.com