Appetisers

Pane con Olio e Aceto Balsamico £4.50
Slices of warmed ciabatta, homemade foccacia and breadsticks served with 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 Piccante £14.50
King prawns shelled, butterflied and pan-fried with garlic and chilli in a touch of butter. Finished with a splash of white wine, a touch of tomato sauce and flat leaf parsley
 

Granchio della Casa £9.50
Fresh crab pan-fried with leeks and senape in a brandy and cream sauce, served with panne carasau (Sardinian crisp bread)
 

Insalata Toscana £8.50
Mixed salad leaves tossed with crispy Parma Ham, finely sliced red onions, artichokes, in a touch of olive oil infused with lemon zest, and finished with shavings of pecorino cheese and ciabatta garlic croutons
 

Pasticcino £7.90
Filo pastry filled with peas, mint, spinach and feta cheese, baked in the oven and drizzled with Chef’s own Mediterranean pesto
 

Fegatini £7.50
Chicken livers pan fried with red onions, roasted peppers and finished with a splash of Marsala wine
 

Antipasto £8.95
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 al Rosemarino £7.50
Whole sardines pan-roasted with fresh rosemary and garlic. Garnished with dressed salad leaves and a wedge of lemon
 

Involtini di Melanzane £7.80
Thin slices of chargrilled aubergines, rolled and filled with mozzarella cheese, topped with tomato sauce, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and baked in the oven. Finished with basil oil

 

Pastas

Penne Airola Starter £7.20 Main £14.95
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 £7.90 Main £15.90

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 £8.20 Main £16.50
Spaghetti tossed with pan-fried baby clams, prawns, mussels in the shell, squid, garlic and onions in a rich tomato sauce
 

Pappardelle al Cinghiale Starter £7.50 Main £15.50
Thick strands of pasta tossed with slow cooked wild boar in a rich tomato and Chianti sauce, finished with Parmesan cheese
 

Cannelloni Starter £6.95 Main £13.90
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

 

Risotto ai Piselli Starter £7.20 Main £14.95
Classic Italian risotto with peas and pancetta, finished with butter and Parmesan cheese
 

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

Pescatrice £26.50
Monkfish tail pan-roasted, served with a courgette and roasted garlic puree and finished with a chorizo crumb. Accompanied with cubetti potatoes and fine green beans
 

Vitello al Limone £19.50
Thin slices of top side of veal, pan-fried and finished with lemon juice, butter and stock. Accompanied with sautéed potatoes and buttered spinach
 

Pollo della Casa £17.50
Corn fed supreme of chicken marinated in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, juice and zest of lime and capers, char-grilled and served with cubetti potatoes and fine green beans. Finished with pan jus
 

Filetto Vesuvio £28.50
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 home made peppercorn sauce (extra £2.50)
 

Fegato con Pancetta £18.50
Slices of Calves’ liver pan-fried with sautéed onions and pancetta, served with sage and crème fraiche infused mashed potato and steamed broccoli florets
 

Sogliola £28.50
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 new potatoes
 

Filetto Di Maiale £22.50
Pork fillet wrapped in Parma ham, pan-roasted and finished with sage, white wine and Demi-glacé sauce. Accompanied with sautéed potatoes and fine green beans
 

Bocconcini £26.50
Strips of fillet beef pan fried with onions, dried porcini mushrooms and chestnut mushrooms, finished with a red wine and Demi-glacé sauce. Accompanied with sautéed potatoes and steamed broccoli florets
 

Zucca al Forno £18.50
Half a butternut squash, roasted in the oven, flesh removed and mixed with Mediterranean vegetables, placed back in the skin, topped with Goat’s cheese and returned to the oven. Finished with a drizzle of Chef’s own pesto and served with sautéed potatoes

 

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 £6.50
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
 

Cannoli Della Casa £6.95
Filo pastry rolls filled with Chantilly cream, served with pears poached in vino Santo infused with cinnamon
 

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

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

Christmas Hours 2018

Christmas Eve - Open
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - Closed
27th to 29th December - Open lunch and dinner
New Year's Eve - open from 7.00pm
(restaurant fully booked)
New Years Day - Closed
Normal hours from January 2nd 2019

Get In Touch

Old Barn Court
High Street
Billericay
Essex, CM12 9BY
Telephone: 01277 630120
E: info@latoscanabillericay.co.uk