a la carte menu

our philosophy

Our obsession is premium produce, hand selected from local producers who share our philosophy. Organic and free–range where ever possible! We cook with passion for your pleasure!

  • Our pesky magpie thinks it's a gourmand
  • We like modern twists on classic favourites
  • ..seasonal and local
  • ..our pesce crudo
  • Panned is big with us..so much more delicious
  • We are blessed with brilliant local producers

last updated 23 May 2018
(menu subject to change without notice)

PANE e ANTIPASTI

CIABATTA BREAD served with extra Virgin olive oil & balsamic 1.9 pp

BRUSCHETTA POMODORO balsamic tomatoes, marinated grilled zucchini & whipped feta 10.50
BRUSCHETTA smoked chicken, celeriac, caper and dill remoulade 11.90
MARINATED OLIVES fennel, chilli, lemon & garlic (gf) 6.9

TRIO OF SALUMI local & imported smallgoods served with pickles & crostini 22

* Prosciutto; imported salt cured pork leg aged for 36 months 50g
* Pamplona; large Spanish style sausage of pork & paprika 50g
* Osso Collo; matured pork collar with spices & herbs 50g

ANTIPASTO PLATTER chefs selection of todays antipasto
19.50 per person

PRIMI PIATTI

APHRODITE HALOUMI with grilled pumpkin, asparagus, pesto, rocket, pepita granola & balsamic (gf,v) 18.50

SARDINE FILLETS parmesan crusted SA sardine fillets, spiced carrot, tea soaked raisins & pickled vegetables 17
VEAL CARPACCIO dill and mustard aioli, fried capers, pickled onion, parmesan & rocket (gf) 19.50
ARANCINI mushroom risotto balls with porcini, tomato sugo & parmesan (4) (v) 16

ZUCCHINI PARMIGIANA with basil, parmesan, napoli and a crisp fried zucchini flower (v) 19

Lightly seasoned local WHITE BAIT with a side of aioli 17

CHAR GRILLED LOCAL SQUID romesco, caramelized leeks, kalamata olives and fennel (gf) 19

Good food takes time – please advise staff if you are in a hurry
Please ask for your account in good time & pay at the table, no individual accounts
Payment by Diners – 2.5% surcharge

PASTA

PAPARDELLE slow cooked cacciatore sausage ragout, tomato, spices, herbs & parmesan 30.0
LINGUINE GRANCHIO blue swimmer crab, tomato, mild chilli, rose sauce 34.0
POTATO GNOCCHI with slow braised duck, tomato, marjoram, pecorino & beetroot chips 32.0
SEAFOOD TAGLIOLINI thin pasta tossed with market fish, chilli, garlic, capers, squid, prawn tails, tomato & pangrattato 34
Ricotta and spinach filled BEETROOT CANNELLONI with fresh peas, lemon & goats cheese 31.0
POTATO GNOCCHI with tomato sugo, basil and smoked fresh ricotta 28.0
RISOTTO, carnaroli rice, pumpkin, asparagus, spinach, peas and parmesan 29.0
SECONDI PIATTI

VEAL SALTIMBOCCA, prosciutto, sage, parmesan, white wine reduction 36.0
Gawler Plains YOUNG CHICKEN, confit leg & pan roasted breast with polenta & pepperonata 34.0
Char grilled LAMB RUMP with roast vegetables, tahini yoghurt, rocket pesto, pomegranate & smoked almonds (gf) 36.5
Char grilled Limestone Coast BEEF FILLET 220g with truffled mash, broccolini, onion jam & balsamic jus (gf) 42.0
Slow braised ANGUS BEEF CHEEK kale chips, onion puree & baby blue lentils (gf) 36.0
Pan roasted HUON SALMON, asparagus, cauliflower, salsa verde & caperberries 35.0

INSALATE e CONTORNI

Sautéed SEASONAL GREENS with garlic & basil (gf) 10.0
ROMA SALAD with red onion, croutons, olives, soft cheese & brando dressing 12.5
Fried POTATOES with rosemary, chilli & garlic aioli (gf) 10
MIXED LEAF SALAD 0f shaved fennel, Spanish onion, & honey mustard dressing (gf) 10.0
SHOE STRING FRIES with aioli (gf) 9.0
BROCCOLINI, garlic and lemon (gf) 10.0

 

Saturday $25 pp minimum spend on food
10% Surcharge applies on public holidays

coffee and tea

Liqueur Coffee

Corretto – an espresso with Sambucca…9.5
French – Cointreau, Coffee, Cream…11.5
Irish – Jameson Irish Whiskey, Coffee, Cream…11.5
Jamaican – Tia Maria, Coffee, Cream... 11.5
Roman – Galliano, Coffee, Cream... 11.5
Mexican – Kahlua, Coffee, Cream…11.5
Russian – Vodka, Tia Maria, Coffee, Cream…12.0

Coffee

Espresso, Macchiato, Long Black…4.0
Cappuccino, Flat White or Cafe Latte…4.2
Hot Chocolate or Mocha…4.5
Vienna Coffee – black or white coffee with cream…4.5
Vienna Chocolate – hot chocolate with cream…4.5
Affogato Plain – coffee with vanilla bean ice cream…9.5
Affogato Liqueur – with added Frangelico…14.5

Infusion Teas

Australian Breakfast, Australian Lemon Myrtle all…4.5
Quince Green Sencha, English Earl Grey Blueflower Camomile or Peppermint – both ORGANIC