Italian a la carte menu

Our Italian a la carte menu is filled with authentic Italian cuisine personally created by my own hand.

Italian a la carte menu - Giovanni's Italian Restaurant - Dickens Heath, Solihull

ASSAGGI

A classic Italian taster, perfect to enjoy with a drink.

ARANCINI

DEEP FRIED SQUID

DEEP DRIED AUBERGINE & COURGETTE

A SELECTION OF BREAD WITH OLIVE OIL & OLIVES

FOCCACCIA BREAD WITH ROSEMARINO

TRADITIONAL ITALIAN BRUSCHETTA WITH PANE PUGLIESE

CIABATTA WITH GARLIC OLIVE OIL

Italian a la carte menu - Giovanni's Italian Restaurant - Dickens Heath, Solihull

ANTIPASTI

Starters

TAGLIERE MISTO DI SALUMI E MOZZARELLA
(a selection of Italian cured meat, marinated olives & mozzarella) A sharing dish for 2

PATE D’ANATRA CON GRAND MARNIERE MARMELLATA DI POMODORO
(our own smooth duck liver pate with grand marnier, orange & plum tomato chutney, served with toasted ciabatta)

FUNGO RIPIENO CON PEPERONE DOLCE
(oven roasted Portobello mushrooms filled with marinated sweet peppers topped with pecorino cheese)

CALAMARI FRITTI E SALSICCIA PICCANTE
(deep fried squid served with mixed salad & charizo sausage, drizzled with Chilli Mayonnaise)

INSALATA DI PROSCIUTTO MELONE
(san daniele ham, rocket, melon & cherry tomato, Drizzled with lemon olive oil)

GIOVANNI’S OWN CAPRESE SALAD
(buffalo mozzarella with beef tomato, grilled aubergine & rocket, drizzled with basil olive oil)

SCELTA GAMBERONI
(large king prawns served with garlic & lemon or chilli & roast tomato sauce)

MINESTRONI
(a classic Italian vegetable sop served with a selection of bread

Italian a la carte menu - Giovanni's Italian Restaurant - Dickens Heath, Solihull

PASTA

Starter or Main Course

PAPPARDELLE RAGU D’ANATRA & TARTUFO
(ribbons of flat pasta served with ragu of duck in garlic, cherry tomato, red wine & thyme sauce with parmesan shavings & truffle olive oil)

LASAGNA AL FORNO
(baked layers of egg pasta with beef bolognaise, béchamel, tomato & parmesan)

RAVIOLONI CON FOGLIE DI SPINACI & RICOTTA
(large ravioli filled with spinach leaves, ricotta cheese, served with lemon, cream & roast baby plum tomato)

SPAGHETTI ALLO SCOGLIO CON POMODRINI PICCANTI
(spaghetti served with shallots, squid, cray fish tail, mussels, clams, grilled cherry tomato, chilli & garlic sauce)

PENNE ARRABIATA
(pasta quills served with Napolitan sauce, sun dried tomato, garlic & chilli a must for chilli lovers

CASARECCE AI FUNHGI MISTI CON RICOTTA
(pasta twists served with garlic, wild mushroom, sun dried tomato & ricotta cheese, topped with pine nuts)

SELEZIONE DI RISOTTI
(ask a member of staff for risotto of the day)

OTHER PASTA DISHES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

Italian a la carte menu - Giovanni's Italian Restaurant - Dickens Heath, Solihull

CARNE & PESCE

Meat & Fish

POLLO MARCHINGIANA
(breast of corn fed chicken wrapped in pancetta with Wine, rosemary, plum tomato sauce & roast potatoes)

SALTINBOCCA ALLA ROMANA
(veal escalope folded with sage & parma ham in Wine & butter sauce served with parmesan mashed potato)

LOMBATA D’AGNELLO
(oven roast rump of English lamb with wine, mint, Garlic & chilli sauce served with potato rosti)

CERVO ARROSTO AGRO DOLCE
(venison steak marinated in juniper berries with Julliene of peppers, thyme & Madeira wine sauce served With parsnip mashed potato)

FILETTO AL PEPE VERDE
(8oz prime fillet steak with green pepper corns, red wine & cream sauce, garnished with hand cut chips)

SCELTA DI GAMBERONI
(large pan fried king prawns with garlic & wine or Cherry tomato & chilli sauce, served on a bed of rice)

FILLETTO DI BRANZINO AL ZAFFERANO
(pan fried fillet of sea bass with saffron & dill sauce, Celeriac pure & parsley potato)

Italian a la carte menu - Giovanni's Italian Restaurant - Dickens Heath, Solihull

CONTORNI

Side orders

SPINACI SALTATI

SAUTE SPINACH

ZUCCHINE FRITTE
Deep fried courgettes in tempura

PURE DI PATATE
Mashed potato and chives

HAND CUT CHIPS

PATATE ARROSTO CON CIPOLLA DI TROPEA

ITALIAN STYLE OVEN ROAST POTATOES WITH RED ONION

INSALATA ITALIANA
Rocket leaves with parmesan shavings and balsamic dressing

INSALATA MISTA
Mixed salad leaves with olive oil and balsamic vinegrette

INSALATA DI POMODORO E CIPOLLE
Tomato, red onion & chive salad

Italian a la carte menu - Giovanni's Italian Restaurant - Dickens Heath, Solihull