Steve Dunnett Showtime Menu



Polpette di Pesce
Made by the chef, salmon, crab and potato fish balls infused with lemon zest and dill, coated in breadcrumbs, deep fried and served with aioli and garnished with salad leaves

Salsicce con Spinaci
Tuscan sausages pan-fried with onions and spinach, finished with a red wine jus

Slices of Parma ham, Coppa, Napoli and Milano salami with olives, sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella, garnished with salad leaves and drizzled with olive oil

Fungho Toscana
Portobello mushroom topped with friarielli (turnips tops), provolone (soft Italian cheese) baked in the oven and finished with rocket leaves and Chef’s own sun-dried tomato pesto

Pappardelle con Pollo
Thick strands of pasta tossed with pan-fried chicken strips, ribbons of courgettes and carrots. Finished with butter and Parmesan cheese



Fracosta alla Griglia
Sirloin steak marinated in olive oil and garlic, char-grilled and served with grilled cherry tomatoes, Portobello mushroom and sautéed potatoes

Corn fed chicken breast pan-fried with mushrooms, roasted mixed peppers and red onions. Finished with a white wine sauce and accompanied with sautéed potatoes

Pescespada con Caponata
Loin of swordfish pan-fried and served on a bed of caponata (roasted aubergines, olives, onions, celery, capers, pine kernels, fresh tomatoes, garlic and red wine vinegar) accompanied with cubetti potatoes

Savoury pancake filled with Mediterranean vegetables and Goats’ cheese, topped with a rich tomato sauce and cream, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and baked in the oven

Spaghetti Marinara
Spaghetti tossed with pan-fried baby clams, prawns, calamari and mussels in shell, garlic and onions in Chef’s own rich tomato sauce



Tiramisu al Caffe
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

A sumptuous cheesecake of the day set on a digestive biscuit base - check with your server

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

Two scoops from 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 (Supplement of £3.00)
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


£42.50 per Person

Opening Times

Mon to Sat Lunch from 12.00
(last orders taken at 2.30pm)
Mon to Sat Evening from 6.30pm
(last orders taken at 9.30pm)
Sunday: Closed until further notice

Get In Touch

Old Barn Court
High Street
Essex, CM12 9BY
Telephone: 01277 630120