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21 Bridge Street St Ives Cambridgeshire PE27 5EH

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Di Rita's Menu

 
Stuzzichini
Marinated olives, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic vinegar with artisan bread from our Deli
5,50 per person
 
Antipasti
 
Caprese
Beef tomato, bocconcini di mozzarella, basil with olive oil & a balsamic glaze
6,90
 
Tagliere misto
Selection of italian cured meats with rocket, bocconcini di mozzarella & pickled vegetables
7,90
 
 Straccetti di manzo
Shredded beef pan seared with balsamic served on a bed of rocket
8,90
 
Gamberoni all'arancia
Whole king prawns flambé with brandy & orange
9,00
 
Guazzetto di cozze
Mussels cooked in our tomato sauce with parsley & white wine
7,50
 
Frittura di calamari
White squid rings deep fried in flour served with a mayonnaise dip
8,50
 
Millefoglie con ragú di carne 
Puff pastry filled with ragú of mince meat & italian sausage
7,50
Polenta con funghi selvaggio
Crispy herbed polenta strips served with a cream of wild mushroom sauce
7,50
Bruschetta doppia
Toasted Italian bread, one topped with tomatoes, oregano & olive oil & one topped with artichoke heart,
roasted peppers, parsley, garlic & olive oil
5,90
 
Secondi piatti
Paste e risotti
 
Spaghetti alla carbonara
Traditional roman recipe with pecorino cheese, pancetta & egg
12,90
 
Fettuccine con vegetali (V) (VG) *
Pasta with baby vegetables in a light tomato sauce
12,50
 
Spaghetti alla San Giovannina 
Spaghetti with olive oil, anchovies, cherry tomatoes, olives & capers
11,90
 
Linguine allo scoglio
Mixed fish & shell fish with cherry tomatoes in a light tomato & chilli sauce
15,50
 
Paglio e Fieno con gorgonzola e pollo
Green & yellow pasta with diced chicken in a gorgonzola cream sauce topped with rocket
13,90
 
Girasole di coniglio di tartufo
Large fresh pasta filled with rabbit in a delicate sauce of lemon butter & truffle oil
15,50
 
Lilly e il Vagabondo (Lady & the tramp)
Spaghetti in our tomato sauce served with our home made meatballs
11,90
 
Cannelloni ricotta e spinaci  (V) *
Fresh pasta rolled with ricotta and spinach served in a creamy tomato sauce
10,90
 
Risotto marinara e ortaggi
Risotto with smoked salmon, prawns, white fish, courgette & asparagus
14,90
 
Risotto Luigi
Risotto with diced fillet of beef cooked with onion, mushrooms, peppers & chilli in our tomato sauce
17,50
 
 
* Our pasta is cooked from fresh please allow 15-20 minutes *
* (V) = Vegatarian *
* (VG) = Vegan *
 
Secondi piatti
Carni
 
Cotoletta di pollo
Chicken breast in bread crumbs topped with a crispy garlic & chilli butter
15,50
 
Pollo al Marsala
Chicken breast cooked in cream of marsala wine
15,50
Medaglioni di maiale
Pork tenderloin pan seared & served with spiced apple & pear
17,50
 
Tagliata di manzo (6oz)
Fillet steak sliced & served on a bed of rocket drizzled with a balsamic glaze, & parmesan shavings
23,90
 
Filetto Luigi (6oz)
Fillet steak with sauce of gorgonzola, cream & brandy
23,90
 
Bistecca al vino rosso (8oz)
Rib-eye steak with red wine & mushroom sauce
20,90
 
Bistecca al pepe (8oz)
 Rib-eye steak, flambee with brandy & whole peppercorns served with horseradish
20,90
 
Stinco di prosciutto
Tender marinated pork shank served with italian beans in a light tomato sauce
22,50
 
 
* Our steaks are locally sourced & dry hung for 28 days
then pan seared in their own juices for a fuller more succulent flavour *
All meat dishes are served with potatoes parmentier then sautéed with onion & peppers
Hot side dishes
 
Peperone romano
Romano sweet pepper drizzled with extra virgin olive oil & seasoned
3,90
 
Spinaci ripassati con fagioli
Spinach & beans with garlic & olive oil
3,50
 
Funghi con pancetta in aglio e burro
Mushrroms with pancetta in garlic butter
3,90
 
Vegetali arrosto
Oven roasted aubergine, courgette, peppers & onion drizzled with olive oil
3,90
 
Pane con aglio e burro
Toasted italian bread with garlic butter
 
3,50
 
Patate sofritte
Potato cubes sautéed with onion & peppers
3,50
 
Cold side dishes
 
Insalata mista
Salad with tomatoes, olives, cucumber, peppers & onion, our homemade dressing served seperate
3,90
 
Insalata di rucola
Rocket salad with extra virgin olive oil & parmesan shavings
3,50
 
All dishes are available in smaller portions.
 
More vegatarian options are available, please ask your server
 
Many of our dishes contain garlic or onion. If you suffer from a food allergy or intolerance, please let your server know upon placing your order. We are happy to adapt the ingredients to suit your requirements.
 
Gratuity will be added for tables of five persons or above.
 
Thank you for choosing Di Rita’s Italian Cuisine