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Birmingham City Italian Restaurant

It has been said Italian Starters run superior to most other kinds of appetisers

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Italian Starters

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO
Homemade soup of the day served with homemade bread

BRUSCHETTA ALLA ROMANA (V)
Homemade bread served with chopped fresh vine tomatoes, garlic, basil drizzled with olive oil and balsamic reduction

FORMAGGIO DI CAPRINO (V)
Goats cheese wrapped in filo pastry and served with tomato salsa and red onion chutney

CAPESANTE ALLA THERMIDOR
King scallops pan-fried cooked with onions, brandy, English mustard and cream gratinated with golden breadcrumbs

FRITTURA MISTA
Whitebait, king prawns and squid deep-fried and served with your choice of garlic mayo or tartare sauce

CALAMARI FRITTI
Fresh squid deep fried and served with your choice of garlic mayonnaise or tartare sauce

GAMBERONI PICCANTI
King prawns pan-fried in white wine with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and a touch of chilli, served on a bed of rice

ANTIPASTO ALL’ ITALIANA (SERVES 2)
Mixed Italian cured meat (parma ham, salami Napoli, Milano, mortadella, pancetta, bresadla, mozzarella) served with artichoke and sundried tomatoes

PATÈ D’ANATRA
Homemade duck pâté served with homemade bread

POLPETTE AL POMODORO
Homemade meatballs served in a rich tomato sauce

AVOCADO E GRANCHIO
Avocado pear with crab meat drizzled with lemon and lime dressing

INSALATA TRICOLORE (V)
Sliced vine tomato, mozzarella cheese and avocado dressed with basil and balsamic reduction

SALMONE AFFLIMICATO
Slithers of smokes salmon served on homemade buttered bread, drizzled with a Mediterranean dressing

SALSICCE PICCANTE
Spicy Italian sausage coated in a garlic infused red wine and tomato sauce, served with homemade bread.

GAMBERONI ALLA GALLERIA
Fresh water king prawns pan-fried with garlic, chilli, white wine, tomato, cream and parsley

PEPATA DI COZZE
Fresh mussels sauteed with white wine, garlic, tomato and parsley served with toasted bread

GNOCCHI AL DOLCELATTE
Potato dumplings tossed with cream, sweet gorgonzola cheese and black pepper

Pasta addicts, you’ve come to the right place

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Italian Pasta Menu

SPAGHETTI ALLA BOLOGNESE
Spaghetti served with a traditional bolognese sauce

SPAGHETTI CON POLPETTE
Spaghetti served with homemade meatballs in a rich tomato sauce

SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA
Spaghetti with bacon, parmesan cheese, egg yolk, cream and black pepper

SPAGHETTI AGLIO, OLIO & PEPERONCINO (V)
Spaghetti tossed in olive oil, garlic, chilli and parsley

SPAGHETTI AI GAMBERONI
Spaghetti with king prawns, garlic, white wine, cherry tomatoes and parsley

LASAGNE CASARECCE
Traditional homemade lasagne

TAGLIATELLE CON POLLO & FUNGHI PORCINI (V)
Tagliatelle tossed with chicken and porcini mushrooms in a white wine and cream sauce

FETTUCCINE ALL’ASTICE
Strands of flat egg pasta tossed with fresh lobster meat, shallots & sundried tomatoes finished in mustard & brandy infused cream sauce.

PENNETE POLLO ALL’ ARRABIATA (V)
Penne pasta in a spicy rich tomato sauce with chicken garlic, chilli and parsley

ORECCHIETTE ALLA NORCINA
‘Little ear’ shaped pasta cooked with onion, sausages, white wine and cream

RAVIOLI DI RICOTTA E SPINACI AL POMODORO (V)
Fresh ravioli filled with buffalo mozzarella spinach and ricotta cheese finished in a rich tomato sauce

TORTIGLIONI ALLA GALLERIA (V)
Large pasta tubes cooked with tomato, aubergines, onions and goats cheese finished with a basil dressing

LINGUINE ALLE COZZE
Linguine with fresh mussels, garlic, chilli, white wine and parsley

TAGLIOLINI AL GRANCHIO
Very fine strands of egg pasta with hand picked Cornish crab meat, cherry tomatoes, brandy, cream and a touch of tomato sauce

CANNELLONI (V)
Ovenbaked pasta tube filled with ricotta cheese and spinach topped with besciamella and tomato sauce

PENETTE AL SALMONE
Pannette pasta with onions, brandy, smoked salmon, cream and herbs

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Risotto – Rice

RISOTTO AI FUNGHI PORCINI (V)
Arborio rice cooked with garlic, parsely, porcini mushrooms, white wine, butter and parmesan cheese

RISOTTO POLLO E GAMBERI
Arborio rice with pan-fried chicken tossed with cream, tomato, baby prawns, lemon zest and parsley

RISOTTO ALLA PESCATORA
Arborio rice cooked with garlic, chilli, squid, prawns and mussels finished with a touch of tomato sauce and parsley

RISOTTO ALLE ZUCCHINE E CARCIOFI (V)
Arborio rice with onions, courgettes, artichokes, cherry tomatoes, white wine and parmesan

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Pollo – Chicken

PETTO DI POLLO IMPANATO
Breadcrumb coated flattened breast of chicken, pan-fried and served with spaghetti alla napoletana

POLLO ALLA ROMANA
Pan-fried chicken breast with mixed peppers, onions, white wine, tomato and thyme

POLLO CREMA E FUNGHI
Pan-fried chicken breast with mushrooms, onions, white wine and cream

POLLO ALLA GRIGLIA
Grilled chicken breast served with salad and french fries

POLLO E PANCETTA
Chicken breast wrapped in pancetta, pan-fried and finished with creamy mushroom sauce

POLLO AL GORGONZOLA E MIRTILLI
Chicken breast pan-fried with onion, dried cranberries, white wine, gorgonzola cheese and cream

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Vitello – Veal

SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA
Escallope of veal topped with Parma ham and finished in a rich white wine, sage and butter sauce

VITELLO ALLA MILANESE
Breadcrumb coated escallope of veal, pan-fried and served with spaghetti alla napoletana

VITELLO ALLA CREMA
Escallope of veal cooked with onions, mushrooms, white wine and cream

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Agnello – Lamb

COSTOLETTE D’AGNELLO
Lamb cutlets marinated in garlic, rosemary and red wine, pan-fried and served on a bed of mashed potato

COSTOLETTE D’AGNELLO GRIGLIATE
Marinated rack of lamb cooked on the grill and served on a bed of creamy mashed potato with mint sauce

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Sirloin – Steak

28 day matured prime cut steak.

BISTECCA STILTON 10OZ
Pan-fried sirloin steak with onions, wine, cream and stilton cheese

BISTECCA GRIGLIATA 10OZ
Grilled sirloin steak topped with roasted garlic butter served with French fries

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Filetto – Fillet

28 day matured prime cut fillet steak.

FILETTO AL PEPE VERDE
Pan-fried 9oz fillet steak cooked to your liking and finished in a brandy and peppercorn creamy sauce

FILETTO ALLA ROSSINI
Pan-fried 9oz fillet steak cooked in a rich Madeira wine sauce, served on toasted bread and crowned with duck patè

TAGLIATA DI MANZO
Grilled fillet beef medallions served on a bed of rocket salad, cherry tomatoes and parmesan shavings drizzled with balsamic glaze and olive oil

FILETTO AL BOROLO
Fillet steak pan-fried with onions and bacon in a rich Barolo red wine sauce

FILETTO AI PORCINI
Fillet steak pan-fried with white wine, garlic, porcini mushrooms and cream

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SIDE ORDERS

PATATINE FRITTE
French fries

SPINACI AL BURRO
Spinach lightly cooked with butter

VERDURE DEL GIORNO
Mixed vegetables of the day

ZUCCHINE FRITTE
Crispy deep fried courgettes

POMODORO E CIPOLLA
Tomato and onion salad

INSALATA MISTA
Mixed Salad

SAUTE POTATOES

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PANE E OLIVE – BREAD & OLIVES

PANE CON AGLIO E POMODORO
Garlic bread with tomato

PANE CON AGLIO POMODORO E MOZZARELLA
Garlic bread with cheese

FOCACCIA
Flatbread with olive oil and rosemary

OLIVE DELLA CASA
Marinated homemade olives

PANE CON FURMAGGIO
Garlic Bread with cheese