A la Carte Menu


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



Gamberoni £14.50
King prawns shelled, butterflied and pan-fried with garlic, butter and flat leaf parsley

Insalata di Polpo £9.50
Fresh Octopus steamed and dressed with extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice and flat leaf parsley. Served on a bed of salad leaves

Asparagi con Asiago £8.90
Asparagus spears pan-roasted with garlic, cherry tomatoes, Asiago cheese and dusted with Parmesan cheese

Burrata con Fichi £8.20
Italian soft cheese from Puglia served with roasted beetroot, radicchio salad and honey glazed figs, finished with a balsamic reduction

Fegatini £7.90
Chicken livers pan-fried with caramelised red onions, capers and sherry vinegar. Finished with mint and sea salt

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

Fungho con Provolone £7.50
Portobello mushroom filled with Mediterranean vegetables, topped with Provolone cheese and baked in the oven. Finished with rocket leaves and Chef’s own sun-dried tomato pesto



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 Fungho Starter £7.50 Main £15.50
Thick strands of pasta tossed with pan-fried chestnut mushrooms, sage and lemon juice. Finished with butter and 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

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”.


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 home made peppercorn sauce (extra £2.50)

Orata £22.50
Sea bream fillets pan-fried and served with a salsa of cherry tomatoes, avocado, olives and basil. Accompanied with cubetti potatoes

Filetto di Cinghiale £24.50
Fillet of wild boar pan-roasted with fresh rosemary and juniper berries, finished with a bourbon and honey jus. Accompanied with sweet potato pure and green beans

Pollo £18.50
Corn fed supreme of chicken coated in senape (Italian mustard) and chargrilled, served with a honey, lemon juice and butter sauce. Accompanied with sautéed potatoes and steamed broccoli florets

Filetto di Struzzo £26.50
Fillet of ostrich pan-roasted with garlic in a splash of lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce served on a bed of rocket leaves and accompanied with sautéed potatoes

Fegato con Pancetta £19.50
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 (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

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 Asiago cheese and returned to the oven. Finished with a drizzle of Chef’s own pesto and served with sautéed potatoes



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

Extra Vegetables



With the exception of ice cream and cheese, all our desserts are made on the premises by the Chefs
Tiramisu al Cafe £6.50
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

Pannacotta £6.95
Italian cooked cream served in a glass topped with cooked fruit of the forest

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

Get In Touch

Old Barn Court
High Street
Essex, CM12 9BY
Telephone: 01277 630120
E: latoscanabillericay@gmail.com