Menu

Serving dinner every day, except Tuesday, and lunch on the weekends  - and also home made Italian cakes / dolci and biscuits - there's sure to be something that you will enjoy.
Compliment your choice with our wide selection of Italian, International and Australian wines, beers, liqueurs and spirits - or choose from our Award-winning coffee, high class teas, juices, soft drink or mineral waters.
Please do read Our Commitment to our Guests (below) - to better understand the high quality of our food.

Click on the menus below to see what we offer.

Mon: 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tue: Closed
Wed: 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thu: 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fri: 05:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sat: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Sun: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Make a reservation online or call us on (03) 9347 3585.

Food

Our Commitment to our Guests


Our Commitment to our Guests


All the food we serve is made to authentic Italian Recipes.

It is preferred that the recipes are not changed – as we know what we produce is of a high quality and the ingredient combination has been successfully recreated over years of experience.

Our main sauces, such as Bolognese and Napolitano, are cooked for hours at low heat - just like they have always been done - so as to create a delicious flavour.


What we serve is freshly made each day using high quality ingredients - including free range eggs

Pasta is made by hand - including spaghetti, tagliatelle, pappardelle, black squid ink tagliolini

Gnocchi is made by hand – to be soft and melt-in-your-mouth - as per the traditional Northern Italian recipe we use.


Our focus is on using the best ingredients we can find - so as to ensure the end-product is of a high quality and is flavoursome - without the overuse of spices.


We use 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil (certified DOP) in our food.

Our Grana Padano Parmesan (certified DOP) is aged for 24 months and sourced from Italy. It is available to be grated directly ontlo your meals.

We use high quality whole Italian tomatoes - as the flavour intensity is much higher.

Bread, a flavoursome sourdough, is made avaiable with your meal.

We only free-range eggs are used in our cooking - and have done so since day one.

Quality free-range chicken is used – and it is Halal-certified



Please do let us know if you have food intolerances or special dietary requests / requirements. Gluten free and vegetarian are marked as such throughout the menu. We can also provide for vegans.


Any issues or requests – ask to speak to our manager

Otherwise – call the owner, Fernando, on 0423 945 928


GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Antipasti


ANTIPASTI

Bruschetta – $7.50 (V)(GF)
Toasted sourdough bread topped with 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, fresh diced tomato, garlic, and basil. Served with 24 month aged Parmesan cheese

Garlic Bread – $7.50 (V)
Toasted sourdough bread drenched with butter and garlic

Arrancini – $7.80 (V)
Home made risotto rice ball - Four Cheese or Traditional style with Bolognese Sauce

Sauté di cozze al pomodoro – $16.50 (GF)
Fresh organic mussels with garlic, white wine and napoli sauce. served with toasted sourdough bread

Crudo e Bufala - $17.00 (GF available)

San Daniele prosciutto and creamy buffalo mozzarella, with toasted sourdough bread


Gnocchi Sorrentina - $14.00 (V)

House made Gnocchi, made to melt-in-your-mouth, cooked in a Napoli sauce with Mozzarella cheese

and topped with Parmesan cheese. Baked in the oven.



GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Pizza


PIZZA
Approximately the size of a large dinner plate - 27cm.
Pizzas made fresh each day – rustic style as from an Italian country kitchen

Margherita – $17.50 (V)
Tomato sauce, mozzarella and basil.

Vegetariana – $19.00 (V)
Tomato sauce , mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, capsicum, zucchini.

Prosciutto Cotto e Funghi – $18.80
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, italian prosciutto cotto (ham), and mushroom.

Diavola – $19.50
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, spicy salami, olives, onions, chilli.


GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Home Made Gncocchi


HOME MADE GNOCCHI

Made the traditional Northern Italian way – firm, yet melt-in-your-mouth tender – with high quality potatoes, not too much flour and free-range eggs.



Gnocchi Napoli – $22.00 (V)
Served with our slow-cooked, home-style Napoli sauce

Gnocchi Aspargi, Marscapone e Mandorle – $25.00 (V)

A delicious combination of fresh asparagus, top quality Marscapone cheese and toasted almond slivers.


Gnocchi Pesto alla Genovese – $26.00 (V)
Homemade pesto authentic Genovese style, basil, pine nuts, parmesan, garlic.

Gnocchi Funghi Porcini e Pancetta – $28.50
Porcini mushroom and italian diced pancetta


GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Primi Piatti / First Plates


PRIMI PIATTI

Handmade Tagliatelle and Spaghetti and Pappardelle - made with free-range eggs.
All sauces made to Authentic Italian recipes.
Gluten Free Penne available for use with any of the pasta sauces.

Spaghetti Carbonara – $20.50
Italian pancetta, free-range eggs, ground black peppercorn, 24 month aged Parmesan

Pappardelle alla Bolognese – $22.00
Slow cooked Bolognese sauce, made with Italian tomatoes, onion, carrots, celery, spices and herbs

Tagliatelle Napoli – $17.80 (V)
Traditional italian tomato sauce, slow cooked - just like Mamma used to make - with onions, garlic and fresh basil

Tagliatelle con Piselli, Crudo San Daniele e Fondue di Grana Padao – $25.00

A flavourful combination of fresh peas, San Daniele Prosciutto and melted 24 month old Grana Padano Parmesan cheese


Lasagne Special – $23.00
Ask waiters for description

Marinara con Tagliolini al Nero di Seppia – $37.50
Fresh homemade spaghetti served with a special selection of fresh seafood and cherry tomatoes, cooked in extra virgin olive oil and white wine
(Also available with our home-made Napoli sauce.)


GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Secondi Piatti / Mains


SECONDI PIATTI

Meat special of the day
Ask waiters for details.

Tagliata di Pollo – $27.00

Slices of free range chicken breast, cooked to perfection – served with rocquette, cherry tomatoes and slivers of 24 month old Grana Padano cheese.


Caciucco – 35.00 (GF)

An Italian seafood stew – made with aselection of seafood including fresh organic mussels, pipis, prawns, calamari. Slowly cooked in our home made Napoli sauce and served with sourdough bread



Other seafood dishes are availabl throughout the menu.


GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Insalate e Contorni / Salads and sides


INSALATE e CONTORNI
Salads and sides

Insalata Giardino – $11.00 (V)(GF)
Selected salad leaf mix with cherry tomatoes – dressed with simple aged Balsamic and Extra Virgin Olive Oil mix

Cauliflower Gratin – 12.50

Cauliflower, cooked to perfection, enveloped in home made Bechemel sauce, then topped with cheese and baked in the oven.



Patatine Fritte / Bowl of Chips – $7.80 (V)(GF)


GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Menu per Bambini / Childrens menu


MENU PER BAMBINI
Suitable for children up to the age of 10

Children's Home-made Spaghetti Napoli - $10.50 (V)

Children's Home-made Tagliatelle Bolognese- $10.50

Children's free-range chicken strips and chips - $13.80


Dolci per Bambini

Gelato - $6.00

Two scoops of quality vanilla ice cream – with berry coulis or chocolate



GF – Gluten Free / available | V – Vegetarian / available

Dolci / Desserts


HOME MADE DOLCI / ITALIAN DESSERTS


Traditional Tiramisu' al Caffe' – 10.5
Made to authentic Italian recipe with Italian Savoiardi biscuits, Marscapone Cheese, Marsala, our own Espresso Coffee and Free Range Eggs.


Panna Cotta – 9.5

Served with either berry coulis, Belgium chocolate or a shot of espresso coffee



Affogato – 6.8

Three scoops of Vanilla ice Cream with a double shot of espresso

Option of Liqueurs is available – costs as per liqueur menu



Add $3 per extra scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream

Alcohol

Vini Bianchi - White Wines - Australia and New Zealand

Vini Bianchi di Australia e New Zealand
White Wines of Australia and New Zealand

(House Wine) Semillon Savignoun Blanc, NSW – glass 6.5 / bottle 24

Clean, tropical aromas, with a soft and fresh acidity


Chardonnay, Murchison VIC – glass 9 / bottle 34
Unoaked with a dry crisp finish, with stone fruit flavour.

Savignon Blanc, NZ – glass 9 / bottle 40
Hit of vibrant gooseberry, with fresh tropical fruity aromas

Garganega, Murchison VIC – glass 10 / bottle 45

A dry style somewhere between Pinot Grigio and Riesling. It shows ripe tree fruits (peaches, pears and ripe apples) with a little tropical fruits


Murchison Cuvee Brut, Murchison VIC – glass 9 / bottle 42

A balance of white stone fruits and citrus with yeasty notes and a firm acid backbone


Vini Bianchi - White Wines - Italy

Vini Bianchi di Italia
White Wines of Italy

Pinot Grigio DOC, Albino Armani Claps, Veneto – glass 9.5 / bottle 44

Fresh light flavor, with a hit of fruity aromas


Gavi Di Gavi DOCG, Terre da vino, Lombardy – glass 8.5 / bottle 40
Intense straw yellow with greenish reflections wide. particularly fresh fruity, pleasantly dry.
full and harmonious with the elegance of a wine that is well balance structure and softness,
great with fish fillet, light seafood pasta. chicken and tasty mozzarella fiordilatte.

Moscato D'Asti DOCG, Balbi Soprani, Piemonte, Italy – glass 9 / bottle 42

Sweet and fruity flavoured Italian wine with acacia and wisteria scents.


Prosecco DOC, Dogarina, Treviso - glass $9.00 / bottle $40.00

Exhibits typical characteristics of Prosecco - aromas of fruit and flowers, with a wonderful acidity thanks to it calcareous nature.


Prosecco Superiore DOCG, Dogarina, Valdobbiadene - bottle $50.00

Fine bubbles that explode with fragrance in your glass. The perfume is true to Prosecco: lime, acacia, and intense fruit - with excellent savoriness thanks to winemakers choice to use little sugar.

A perfect prosecco for all dishes


Carpene Malvolti Prosecco, 1868 Extra Dry, DOCG, , Conegliano -Valdobbiadene - glass $12 / bottle $58.00

Very delicate and fruity bouquet with an aroma of apple. Fruity, soft and dry at the same time thanks to its typical acidity. Very fine bubbles and persisting, conveying a lively and elegant feeling.

Vini Rossi - Red Wines - Australia

Vini Rossi di Australia
Red Wines of Australia

(House Red)  Shiraz,De Bortoli, NSW – glass 6.5-bottle 24

Fresh deep berries, light touch of spice, oak and vanilla flavours


Rose, Murchison, Murchison Victoria - glass $9.00 / bottle $42.00

Flavours of candied apple, cashew nut, and dried fruit


Pinot Noir, Vigna Stefani, Yarra Valley, Victoria - glass $9.50 / bottle $42.00

Cherry and spicy fruit character, with a French oak note


Merlot, Peppertree, Wrattonbully, South Australia - bottle $38
An aromatic Merlot nose of black and red fruits with spicy lift and subtle oak. A rich and
supple palate packed with sweet berry fruits and spice. Well balanced by savoury oak and fine
tannins, providing a long complex finish.

Cabernet Savignoun, Peppertree, Wrattonbully, South Australia – bottle-38
Ripe aromas of cassis and blackberry integrated well with spicy French oak. A full flavoured
Cabernet displaying sweet ripe fruit balanced by fine tannins, providing great structure and
length.

Shiraz, Peppertree , Wrattonbully, South Australia – glass.9 / bottle 41
A complex nose of dark berry fruits with a heady mix of lifted spice notes integrated well
with subtle French oak. Rich and concentrated, this wine displays sweet mid palate fruit with
complex spice flavours. The nicely structured finish is balanced well by subtle ripe tannins.


Montepulciano, Grand Casino, Riverland, South Australia - glass $11.00 / bottle $45.00

Single vineyard wine that is basket pressed and un-filtered, individually hand bottled and labeled


Vini Rossi - Red Wines - Italy


Vini Rossi di Italia
Red Wines of Italy


Nero d'Avola, Casano, Sicilia, Italia – glass $8.00 / bottle $35
The Nero d'Avola shows the view of a nice ruby red more or less intense depending on the
type of the vineyard, its arrangement and aging, has a taste with hints of berry, cherry, plum,
in the best areas presents spicy and balsamic notes

Barbera D'Asti San Nicolao DOCG, Terre da Vino, Piedmont, Italia – bottle $42
The grapes follows immediately the primary fermentation, then the wine is given further
bottle-ageing to bring out the barbera varietal characteristics and to soften the wine to a
velvety smoothness and a distinctive personality.

Chianti Classico Sangiovese DOCG, Lorenzo Sormani, Tuscany – glass $9 / bottle $44
The Chianti Classico has a ruby red color. Bouquet of small fruits with woodsy notes.
Full-bodied flavor. It goes well with Antipasti, pasta with meat sauce and grilled.


Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore DOC,, Armani, Tuscany, Italia - glass $12.00 / bottle $58.00

Intense ruby red color, elegant bouquet of matured cherry, blackberry and spices (ginger in particular). Persistent and warm taste, with a light and pleasant savoury note.


Primitivo Biologico, Zensa, Vecchie Terre, Puglia, Italai - bottle $56.00

Organic wine with intense ruby red colour, aromas of rich dark fruit, a silky texture, and big, bright, spicy flavours of dark cherries, vanilla and chocolate


Beers


BEERS


AUSTRALIAN BEERS

Cascade light 375ml – $5.80
is a 2.6% Alcohol Low-Alcohol Lager brewed in Australia

Carlton Draught 375ml – $6.40
is a 4.6% Alcohol Pale Lager brewed in Australia

Crown Golden Ale 375ml – $7.50
4.5% Alcohol introducing the latest member of the Crown royal family, Crown's Golden Ale.
The beer is a refreshing Australian-style ale made using Australian malt with Galaxy and
Pride of Ringwood hops.

James Squire Golden Ale 345ml – $7.50
“The Chancer Golden Ale”: is a 4.5% Alcohol English Summer Ale brewed in Australia.



GRAND RIDGE BEERS
Boutique Brewerey from Gippsland - winner of over 300 Australian and International awards

Yarra Valley Gold – $7.90
4.9% Alcohol this full flavoured real ale boasts a lively hop and very smooth malt
finish. Awarded numerous medals at the Australian and International beer awards.

Brewers Pilsner – $7.90
is a 4.9% Alcohol pilsner beer in true European style. Light straw in colour,
with delicate floral aroma. A great accompaniment to a light meal

Moonshine – $12.00
is a 8.5% Alcohol dark scotch ale. A true connoisseur’s beer, best sipped after
dinnernot too cold. Expect deep, warm and rich malt flavours. The winner of
highest scoring dark ale at the Australian and International Beer Awards.

Almighty Light (light beer) – $7.00
2.7% Alcohol A thirst quenching lager with origins from the Pilsener style. Crisp,
refreshing and surprisingly full bodied light beer



ITALIAN BEERS

Peroni Red Label, 330ml – $7.50
A 4.7% Alcohol Pale Lager and is made with barley malt, maize, hop pellets and hop extract.

Peroni Nastro Azzurro, 330ml – $7.50
A 5.1% Alcohol premium lager. The name means “blue ribbon”, light in taste and very refreshing.

Peroni Leggera, 330ml – $6.00
3.5% Alcohol Peroni Leggera is a quality beer that is lower in carbohydrates and calories
- part of Peroni's premium Italian brewing stable. Light, crisp and clean flavours courtesy of quality hops, yeast,
barley and water made this lower carb beer a step ahead of the rest.

Peroni Gran Riserva, Puro Malto, 500ml .– $12.50
A 6.6% Alcohol Strong Lager.

5.2% Alcohol, a rich caramel aroma and velvety mouthfeel. Silver Medal winner at World Beer Awards


Peroni Gran Riserva, Rossa, 500ml .– $12.50

5.2% Alcohol, amber lager of the highest standard with an aroma of malt and caramel.

Gold Medal winner at World Beer Awards


Peroni Gran Riserva, Doppio Malto, 500ml .– $12.90

6.6% Alcohol, Strong Lager, fine taste of malt and caramel with a delicate fruity aroma.

Bronze Medal winner at World Beer Awards


Menabrea Pilsner, 330ml  - $8.00

4.8% Alcohol, Bright blends of herbal hoppy flavours, with orange and lemon through the mid-palate, with a comforting malt to the finish





INTERNATIONAL BEERS

Corona 330ml – $7.80
A 4.6% Alcohol Pale Lager brewed in Mexico. Served with a slice of lime or lemon.

Ciders


CIDERS

Dirty Granny Mature Apple cider – $7.20
Dirty Granny Matured Apple Cider is from Matilda Bay! Classic and craft in style, Dirty
Granny has a rich and full flavour which combines a good balance of sweetness and acidity
and the crisp, refreshing taste of 100% Australian apples.

Cocktails and Aperitifs


COCKTAILS AND APERITIFS


Aperol Spritz$9.80
The most common Italian aperitif. Originally from Padova is a cocktail prepared with Aperol, Prosecco wine and
soda water. Ask for a Campari version if you prefer.

Americano$13.00
A cocktail you’ll love at first sip. Originally knows as Milano – Torino, this is a classic aperitif with Capmari and Vermouth rosso served on the rocks with a splash of soda water.

Negroni$15.00
Invented by Count Camillo Negroni in Firenze after asking the bartender to strengthen his favourite cocktail, the
Americano, by adding gin rather than the normal soda water. Try it if you are strong enough!

Garibaldi$11.00
A great mix with Campari and fresh orange juice. The colour evokes the red shirt of Garibaldi, the Italian hero, while the cool and refreshing taste makes it the ideal drink to sip at different times of day.

Vacanze Romane$15.50
A mix of our best liqueur from the South Italy up to the North. Limoncello, Aperol, Vermouth bianco with a splash of Lemonade. The best trip through Italy!

Sole Luna$16.00
A mix of berries with a shot of Rum Bianco and Malibu... Perfect to sip under the sunshine or the moon light.

The Godfather$14.00
As Don Vito Corleone would say “I’ll make you a cocktail, you can’t refuse”. Scotch whisky perfectly mix with Amaretto


Espresso Martini - $14.00

Grey Goose Vodka, Kahlua and 2 shots of award winning coffee


Spirits


SPIRITS

Spirits – $6.00
Johnny Walker Red, Smirnoff Vodka, Malibu, Bundaberg Rum,
St Remy Brandy, Tanqueray Gin, Jack Daniels Whiskey, Jim Beam Whiskey,
Bacardi Rum, 12 Ouzo,
~ add $ 2.50 extra for mixers ~

Premium Spirits – $8.50
Johnny Walker Black, Grey Goose Vodka, Vecchia Romagna Etichetta Nera Brandy
~ add $ 2.50 extra for Mixers ~

Exclusive Range – $12.00

Courvoisier XO Imperial Cognac, Paul Giraud Grande Champagne VSOP 8 years

Cognac, Bas-Armagnac DeLord XO,


Grappa - $9.50

Mazzetti Grappa Nebbiolo di Barolo, Piave Selezione Cuore


Liqueurs, Digestives


Ammazzacaffe'
(Coffee Killers, Italian and International Liqueurs, Digestives)

Fernet Branca – $6.00
Amaro Averna – $7.00
Amaretto Di Saronno – $7.50
Amaro di Caffo – $7.00
Ramazzotti – $6.50

Sambuca Molinari – $6.00
Black Sambuca– $6.00

Frangelico –$6.00
Limoncello – $6.00
Liquore Strega - $7.00
Galliano Vanilla – $6.00
Kirsberry Cherry Liqueur – $5.00

Tia Maria – $6.00
Kahlua – $6.00
Baileys – $5.50

Dessert Wine / Port


DESSERT WINE

Passito, TerrAntiqua Casano, IGT, Scilia, Italia - glass $6.00
With a golden color and amber shades, this wine unravels a sophisticated array of flowers smell, dried figs,
raisins and walnutskins to complete its bouquet. The taste is sweet and well-balanced despite the wine's high
content of alcohol and with a good body. Its freshness and savory taste are nicely combined. Very long, fruity
after aroma. Best with ricotta cheese.
~ Can accompany with: Sbriciolata Ricotta and Nutella, Cannolo Siciliano, and other dessert cheese based, and Pasta di
mandorle ~

Zibibbo, TerrAntiqua Casano, IGT, Scilia, Italia - glass $6.00
With a golden color and amber shades, this wine opens with an intense fruity perfume of raisins, caramel,
walnutskin, apricot and cane sugar. The taste is sweet, with a nice body, a good balance between all its
components and slightly savory with a long after aroma of yellow fruits.
~ Can accompany withTiramisu' ~


Vinsanto del Chianti DOC, Poggio, Tuscany, Italia - glass $7.00

Concentrated and very intense flavours, characterised by a dry, almost bitter backbone


Marsala, Casano, Scilia, Italia - glass $4.80

Velvety, warm, characteristic, full bodied


Fine Port Tawny De Bortoli 8 years – $6.00
Displays lovely fresh lemon, spice, floral and caramel notes with a hint of honey. Drier than typical Aussie
tawnies, but very enjoyable with power and a very long finish.

Buller Muscat Fine old Muscat – $6.00
From one of Rutherglen's best producers, this Muscat is terrific value. It shows characters of caramel, toffee,
hazelnuts and brown sugar.


Deen De Bortoli Vat 5 Botrytis Semillon - glass $6.00

Citrus florals - flavours of squeezed orange and mandarin segments, with a subtle acidity


Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Hot Drinks


Hot Drinks

Award winning coffee from The Maling Room | Quality Teas from Larsen and Thompson


Espresso, Ristretto – $3.20

Latte, Cappuccino, Flat whiteEspresso Macchiato – $3.80

Long Macchiato, Long Black – $3.80

Mocha – $4.80
Dark Chocolate Couverture with a shot of expresso, mixed with finely frothed milk

Affogato – $6.80
Vanilla ice Cream with a double shot of our espresso coffee

Hot Chocolate – $5.20
Dark Belgium Chocolate couveture  and finely frothed milk

Babyccino – $1.50

0.70 extra for large, 0.50 extra for extra shot, 0.50 extra for soy milk.


Earl Grey, English Breakfast Tea - $4.50


Herbal Tea - $5.00

Peppermint leaves, Camomile flowers, Lemongrass and Ginger,

Mountain Tea or Chai Tea


Speciality Tea - $5.50

China Black, China Green Jasmine or China White


Cold Drinks


COLD DRINKS

Soft Drink by the glass – $3.80
Coke, Diet Coke, Solo Lemon Squash,
Schweppes range: Lemonade, Tonic Water, Soda Water, Dry Ginger Ale

Lemon, Lime and Bitter – $5.50

San Pellegrino soft drinks – $4.20

Chinotto, Aranciata Rossa (blood orange), Arranciata (Orange), Pompelmo (grapefruit)


San Pellegrino 500ml – $4.80
Mineral sparkling water

San Pellegrino 750 ml – $6.90
Mineral sparkling water

Smoothies/Milkshake, – 6.5
Passionfruit, Blackberry, Mango, Raspberry, Banana, Chocolate or Vanilla

Iced Drinks – $7.00
Iced Coffee, Iced, Chocolate

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice – $6.00

Noah's Juices – $4.60
Apple, Apple and Banana, Apple and Guava, Apple and Peach

Bundaberg Ginger Beer – $4.80