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Birmingham City Italian Restaurant

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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

BURRATA (V)
Fresh Burrata served on a bed of rocket, sweet cherry tomatoes
drizzled with a homemade Mediterranean dressing

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

GAMBERONI ALLA GALLERIA
Freshwater 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

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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 (V)
Tagliatelle tossed with chicken and mushrooms in 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, garlic, chilli and parsley

PENNETE POLLO ALL’ ARRABIATA Chicken
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 MARINARA
Linguine pasta cooked with garlic, chilli, squid, king prawns
and mussels finished with a touch of tomato sauce 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

AGNOLOTTI ALL’ARAGOSTA
Fresh Ravioli filled with lobster and ricotta cheese, cooked in a splash of prosecco with cherry tomatoes, garlic oil and parsley

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

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Risotto – Rice

RISOTTO AI FUNGHI (V)
Arborio rice cooked with garlic, parsley, mushrooms,
white wine, butter and parmesan cheese & cream

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 TOSCANA
Pan-fried chicken breast with mixed peppers, onions,
white wine, spicy Italian sausage, 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

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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
Pan-fried sirloin steak with onions, wine, cream and stilton cheese

BISTECCA GRIGLIATA
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 fillet steak cooked to your liking and finished in
a brandy and peppercorn creamy sauce

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

FILETTO AI FUNGHI
Fillet steak pan-fried with white wine, garlic,
mushrooms and cream sauce

FILLETO STROGONOFF
Succulent strips of fillet steak, cooked with mushrooms &
mixed peppers in a brandy & sweet paprika cream sauce,
served with rice

FILLETO DIANA
Flattened fillet steak topped with a layer of french mustard,
pan-fried with onions & mushrooms in a brandy infused
cream sauce

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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

*All main courses will be served with mixed vegetables of the day
An optional 10% service charge will be added to your bill. Parties of 7 or more people will be charged a 10% service charge.
Please let a member of staff know of any allergies