A la Carte Menu


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 Peperoncino £3.95
Green and black olives marinated in olive oil and dried chilli flakes


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

Burrata con Asparagi £8.50
Soft Italian cheese served with chargrilled asparagus spears, broad beans and grilled cherry tomatoes. Garnished with pea shoots and finished with extra virgin olive oil

Polpo dello Chef £9.50
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 vine tomatoes, red onions, chilli, garlic, flat leaf parsley and cannellini beans, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil

Zuppa Pasta e Fagioli £6.50
A traditional Napolitan soup with vegetable, Parma ham, pancetta and pasta. Finished with butter and Parmesan

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



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 £18.50
Spaghetti tossed with pan-fried baby clams, prawns, mussels in the shell, squid, garlic and onions in a rich tomato sauce

Pappardelle con Salsicce Starter £8.50 Main £16.90
Thick strands of pasta tossed with slow cooked Italian sausage in a rich Chianti and tomato sauce, finished with 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


Gluton 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”.
Prices as shown above.



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)

Pescatrice al Pomodoro £26.50
Monkfish tale pan fried and served with prawns, mussels, onions and garlic in a rich tomato sauce. Accompanied with roasted new potatoes and fine green beans

Pollo Caprese £18.50
Corn fed supreme of chicken pan roasted, then topped with slices of vine tomatoes and Provola cheese (smoked mozzarella) and finished with a light white wine sauce. Served with sauteed potatoes and broccoli

Ippoglosso Dragonocello £24.50
Fillet of halibut pan fried with shallots, tarragon and samphire in a cream sauce. Served with roasted new potatoes and steamed broccoli florets

Fegato con Pancetta £22.50
Slices of Calves’ liver pan-fried with sautéed onions and pancetta, served with sage and crème fraiche infused mashed potato and steamed broccoli florets

Cervo con Funghi £24.50
Venison steak pan roasted with porcini mushrooms and onions, finished with Worcestershire sauce and cream. Served with fine green beans and sautéed potatoes

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

Melazane Parmigiana £18.50
Layers of aubergine, courgette, mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, basil and tomato sauce, baked in the oven and served with either salad or chips



The following side dishes may be ordered to compliment your choice of meal: All at £3.00
Mixed Salad
Sautéed Mushrooms
Green Salad
Tomato, Red Onion and Rocket Salad
Rocket and Parmesan Salad
Fried Courgettes
Spinach (Creamed/Buttered/Chilli & Garlic)
Sautéed Potatoes
Extra vegetables



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 caramel

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

Panettone £6.50
A twist on a British classic. Bread and butter pudding made with Italian panettone, served with custard

Vin 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

Italian 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


Dessert Wines

Plaisir Moscato Passito Biano Bottle £24.30 Glass 75ml £4.10
Golden yellow in colour with a very delicate bouquet, typically aromatic nose, full and well-orchestrated flavour with hints of honey and tropical fruit

Bechtolsheimer Petersberg Ortega Beerenauslese
Bottle £27.50 Glass 75ml £5.50 Rich orange flavours with a hint of spice, slight walnut tones offers a good length of wine with a savoury, bitter sweet apple finish



Churchill’s Reserve Glass 50ml £3.20
Churchill’s Late Bottled Vintage 2008 Glass 50ml £4.50



Filter Coffee £2.25
Espresso £2.50
Double Espresso £2.80
Macchiato - Espresso coffee with a splash of hot milk £2.50
Corretto - Espresso coffee with a splash of grappa £3.90
Latte £2.95
Cappuccino £2.95
Mocha £3.50
Hot Chocolate £2.95
Floater Coffee £3.95


Liqueur Coffee £5.50

Irish (Jamieson’s Irish Whiskey); Calypso (Tia Maria); French (Brandy); Russian (Vodka); Baileys



Breakfast; Peppermint; Camomile; Earl Grey £2.25



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
Essex, CM12 9BY
Telephone: 01277 630120
E: latoscanabillericay@gmail.com