Cockfosters Menu


Bread Basket (v)


Selection of bread and grissini

Nocellara Olives (v)


Large green olives marinated in garlic, chilli and extra virgin olive oil

Garlic and Tomato Pizza Bread (v)


Our famous garlic and tomato topped pizza bread

Fritelle (v)


A selection of deep-fried appetisers; aubergine stuffed arancini, breaded deep-fried mozzarella in carrozza and mushroom filled croquettas served with arrabiata tomato sauce

Antipasto di Salumi


A charcuterie selection of Prosciutto di Parma, Salame Piacentino, Salame Ventricina, Speck and Mortadella, served with marinated baby onions, focaccia pizza bread and pane carosau

Selezione dei Formaggi (v)


A platter of Grana Padano, Gorgonzola, Pecorino Sardo, Taleggio and Buffalo Mozzarella served with mixed fruit mostarda, celery sticks, focaccia pizza bread and pane carosau

Bruschette (v)


A trio of toppings on toasted ciabatta; tomato and rocket, garlic mushroom, goats cheese and red onion

Polpette Rustiche


Beef and veal meatballs topped with parmesan and oven-cooked in tomato sauce, served with a slice of toasted ciabatta



Raw thinly chopped fillet of beef dressed with Parmesan cheese, rocket leaves and truffle infused olive oil

Burrata (v)


Creamy burrata served with pickled cherry tomatoes and sliced avocado

Parmigiana di Melanzane (v)


Oven-baked aubergines with mozzarella and tomato sauce

Polpo e Patate


A salad of octopus and boiled potato with taggiasche black olives and capers in extra virgin olive oil

Calamari Fritti


Deep fried squid rings with freshly made tartare sauce

Avocado with Prawns


Traditional prawns in cocktail sauce served with avocado



King prawns pan-fried with garlic, fresh chilli and ginger



Scallops pan-fried served with king prawn on a pea velouté



Fresh mussels cooked with either white wine, lemon and garlic (marinara), or tomato, chilli and garlic sauce (arrabiata)


Minestrone (v)


Fresh homemade vegetable soup, served with a slice of toasted ciabatta

Tortellini in Brodo


Home-made chicken consomme served with fresh egg tortellini filled with pea and shallot

Zuppa di Pesce


Home-made fish broth with tomato, mixed white fish, mussels, baby prawns and an Argentinian prawn, served with a slice of toasted ciabatta

Pasta e Risotto

Penne all’Arrabiata (v)


Penne pasta with tomato and chilli sauce

Paccheri alle Melanzane (v)


Large pasta tubes with aubergines, cherry tomatoes, black olives, tomato sauce and shavings of pecorino

Pappardelle Primavera (v)


Thick pasta ribbons with green beans, peas, pesto and torn fresh burrata cheese

Risotto di Pera e Taleggio (v)


Risotto of courgette and spinach finished with taleggio cheese, pear, butter and a parmesan wafer

Ravioli del Bosco (v)


Spinach and ricotta filled fresh egg ravioli with mushroom, radicchio and cream sauce

Lasagna al Forno


Traditional pasta bake with Bolognese and bechamel

Ravioli di Brasato


Fresh egg ravioli filled with braised beef served in sage and cherry tomato butter

Tagliatelle alla Bolognese


Tagliatelle with homemade meat ragù

Spaghetti alla Carbonara


Spaghetti with pancetta bacon, egg, parmesan and a dash of cream

Tagliatelle con Salsiccia


Tagliatelle with italian sausage meat (pork), mushroom, cream and touch of truffle cream

Gnoccgi al Gorgonzola


Fresh potato gnocchi with radicchio, speck and gorgonzola cream

Spaghetti alle Vongole


Spaghetti with fresh clams, garlic, cherry tomato, chilli, parsley and white wine

Paccheri/Risotto allo Scoglio


Choice of large pasta tubes or Risotto with mussels, clams, squid, mixed prawns, and scallop with garlic and tomato sauce

Tagliatelle all’Astice


Tagliatelle with whole lobster, mixed prawn, cherry tomatoes, garlic, and a touch of chilli in tomato and wine sauce

Il Mare in Pentola

Cozze alla Marinara


Mussels with garlic, white wine, lemon and parsley

Cozze all’Arrabiata


Mussels with black olives, garlic, chilli and tomato sauce



Medley of mussels, clams, squid and tiger prawns cooked in white wine, cherry tomato, fresh chilli and parsley with a splash of fish broth, served with a slice of toasted ciabatta


Scaloppina di Pollo


Breaded chicken escalope served with spaghetti in tomato and basil sauce

Pollo ai Porcini


Breast of chicken with porcini mushrooms, cup mushrooms and cream, served with potatoes, roasted carrots and broccoli

Pollo alla Cacciatora


Slow-cooked chicken stew with red wine, tomato, black olives, and rosemary, served with potatoes, roasted carrots and broccoli



Duck breast cooked sous vide with herbs served in home-made rosemary gravy, with dauphinoise potatoes and roasted carrots

Vitello Milanese


Breaded veal escalope milanese served with tagliatelle in meat ragu



Veal shank braised in red wine and broth with root vegetables served with parsley gremolata and saffron risotto alla milanese

Costolette d’Agnello


Grilled rack of lamb served on pea veloute, with potatoes, roasted carrots and broccoli



Rib-Eye steak (10oz) cooked to taste, in demi-glaze peppercorn sauce, served with dauphinoise potatoes and roasted carrots



T-Bone steak (750g) cooked plain grilled to taste, served with roasted potatoes and rocket salad with parmesan shavings


Salmone alla Griglia


Grilled salmon served on pea veloute with zucchine fritte



Habliut steak topped with parsley crust, served on garlic spinach in fresh mussel sauce



Roasted cod fillet with herby breadcrumb served with sun-dried tomatoes and green pesto on baby spinach

Branzino alla Pizzaiola


Pan-fried seabass fillets with cherry tomato, capers, black olive and white wine, served with roasted potatoes

Fritto Misto


Deep fried king prawns, cod, salmon, calamari and whitebait, served with freshly made tartare sauce


Margherita (v)


The world famous favourite, tomato and mozzarella



Anchovies, olives, capers, mozzarella, tomato and oregano



Ham, pineapple, sweetcorn, mozzarella and tomato

Patatina e Wurstel


French fries and frankfurter (pork) sausage, mozzarella and tomato

Contadina (v)


Grilled aubergine, mushrooms, mixed peppers, spinach, red onion, mozzarella and tomato

Daniele (v)


Tomato, vegan mozzarella, artichoke, mushrooms, mixed peppers and black olives

Quattro Formaggi (v)


Blue cheese, goat’s cheese, taleggio, mozzarella and tomato

Fiorentina (v)


Spinach, free range egg, Parmesan shavings, mozzarella and tomato



Pancetta bacon, free range egg, parmesan shavings, mozzarella and tomato



Pepperoni sausage, mixed peppers, mozzarella, tomato and chilli oil



Spicy Ventricina salami, pepperoni sausage, mozzarella, tomato and chilli oil

Quattro Stagioni


Ham, mushrooms, pepperoni sausage, artichoke, olives, mozzarella and tomato 



Folded pizza with mushrooms, artichoke, ham and pepperoni sausage

Pizza Gusto


Smoked Parma ham (Speck), mushrooms, blue cheese, mozzarella, tomato and rocket



Parma ham, pepperoni, mushroom, sun-dried tomatoes, mozzarella and tomato



Italian sausage, mushroom, tomato and mozzarella

Bella Italia


Buffalo mozzarella, Parma ham, cherry tomato and rocket




Layers of coffee soaked sponge between marsala mascarpone cream (contains egg and alcohol)

Cheese Platter (v)


A platter of Grana Padano, Gorgonzola, Pecorino Sardo, and Taleggio served with mixed fruit mostarda, celery sticks, focaccia pizza bread and pane carosau



Artisan handmade Sicilian cannoli filled to order with sweet ricotta, not to be missed!

Gnocchi Fritti


Sweet handmade doughnut-like fried gnocchi filled with gooey Nutella served hot

Panna Cotta


Traditional panna cotta with fruits of the forest

Strawberry Cheesecake


Handmade strawberry cheesecake on a biscuit base served with vanilla ice cream

Torta al Cioccolato Fondente


Delightfully fudgy chocolate cake served warm with vanilla ice cream

Gelati e Sorbetti


Various flavours made to the authentic italian recipe by Marine Ices

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