Bella's Italian Bistro Phone nr: 01621 782 686

INTROS

£2.95 Marinated olives

Properly marinated olives are a fantastic snack or starter; this marinated olives recipe with crushed coriander seeds and strips of lemon zest is gorgeous!


small £3.50, large £4.95 Garlic pizza bread

This is a round, pizza-style flat bread, topped with homemade garlic butter. It's the perfect side to any Italian meal. This recipe calls for a pizza stone.


small £3.95, large £5.25 Garlic pizza bread with mozarella

Flatbreads, hand topped with indulgent Garlic Butter & Mozzarella. Our classic dough is one of the reasons why our garlic bread tastes so good. It is hand stretched, to keep its soft light texture. It's been a restaurant best seller for years.


small £3.85, large £5.35 Garlic bread Tropea – flatbread with mozzarella & caramelised onion

Simple but gorgeous!


small £3.85, large £5.35 Garlic Bread Genovese – flatbread with pesto & mozzarella


£4.50 Bread basket, olive oil & balsamic vinegar dip

Bread basket, olive oil & balsamic vinegar dip



STARTERS

small £7.95, large £13.95 Bella’s Antipasti

Prosciutto, speck, salami, mixed olives, sundried tomatoes, mozzarella & mini Bruschetta


small £6.95, large £12.95 Sicilian Antipasti

Mozzarella, roasted peppers, aubergines, artichoke, zucchini, olives & dough sticks


small £7.95, large £12.95 Fritto Misto

Tropical fruit salad with freshly chopped mint served with a lemon yoghurt cream.


small £5.95/large £10.95 Calamari Fritti

Squid rings dusted with seasoned flower and served with garlic & basil aioli dip


£4.95 Zuppa del Giorno

Freshly made soup of the day served with Focaccia bread


£5.95 Provola in Carrozza

Smoked Italian cheese in breadcrumbs lightly fried, salsa piccante & rocket


£5.95 Bruschetta con Funghi “Trifolati”

Mushrooms on baked flatbread


£5.95 Bruschetta Classica

Tomato , basil, mozzarella, olive oil & garlic on homemade Italian bread


£7.95 Gamberoni All’Aglio

King prawns in garlic, chilli and fresh tomato sauce


£6.95 Fiori di Zucca

Mouth-watering battered courgette flowers filled with prosciutto and mozzarella served with homemade sweet chilli sauce


£7.50 Asparagi ai Crudo Di Parma

Fresh Asparagus baked and topped with sliced Parma Ham, touch of butter


£8.95 Gamberoni Thermidor

King prawns cooked with mustard, cream, garlic & brandy, baked with mozzarella cheese


£7.95 Capesante Romana

Pan fried scallops in cream, white wine, butter and garlic & chilli


£7.95 Cozze e Vongole Aioli

Mussels & clams cooked in white wine, fresh chilli, cherry tomatoes, garlic and croutons


£7.95 Tortina di Pesce

Homemade fishcakes served with rocket salad, cherry tomatoes and salsa verde



SALADS

£12.95 Bella’s Caesar Salad

Roast free range chicken, crispy pancetta, iceberg lettuce & homemade Caesar sauce


£9.95 – add avocado for £1.50 Insalata Caprese & Rucola

Mozzarella, tomato & rocket dressed with extra virgin olive oil


£12.95 Insalalata di Gamebereti

King prawns with avocado & cherry tomato on fresh leaves



MAINS

£13.95 Pollo Alla Milanese

Tenderised breast of chicken in breadcrumbs served with spaghetti Bolognese


£16.95 Bistecca ai Pepe

Grilled sirloin steak, cooked to your choice served with peppercorn sauce, Tuscan potatoes and vegetables


£20.95 Filetto ai Funghi

Best of British fillet of beef, cooked to your choice served with creamy mushroom sauce, Tuscan potatoes and vegetable


£14.95 Bella’s Bistecca di Salmone

Pan fried salmon steak in white wine, cherry tomatoes & garlic served with sauté broccoli & Tuscan potatoes


£18.95 Branzino e Cozze

Pan fried Sea bass filet with fresh Maldon mussels cooked with white wine, cherry tomatoes & a touch of garlic, long stem broccoli and Tuscan potatoes


£19.95 Pescatrice Genovese

Fresh monkfish tail, pan fried with cherry tomatoes, white wine, pepperoni and a touch of chilli, served with vegetables


£12.95 Bella’s Burger Classico

Homemade beef burger with grilled vegetables, cheese & pancetta served with fries



Al FORNO MAINS

(Oven dishes - Speciality pasta dishes topped with cheese and baked in our pizza ovens)

£12.95 Bella’s Lasagna

Layers of pasta, homemade Bolognese, grana padano served with skinny fries


£11.95 Cannelloni di Foresta (VG)

Mushroom, spinach & ricotta cannelloni


£11.95 Gnocchi con Pollo a la Sorentina

Chicken, tomato, mozzarella, basil & parmesan cheese


£11.95 Melanzana Parmigiana (VG)

Sliced aubergine baked with parmesan, mozzarella & tomato



PASTA

£11.95 Ravioli al Salmone Affumicato e Mascarpone

Pasta squares stuffed with smoked salmon & mascarpone cheese in a cream & shredded smoked salmon sauce


£11.95 Fusilli alla Napoletana

Asparagus, chorizo, onion, cherry tomato, basil & parmesan


£10.50 Tortellini Ricotta e Spinaci (VG)

Homemade pasta filled with ricotta cheese and spinach in a cream & pesto sauce


£9.95 Fusilli e Pesto (VG)

Creamy spiral shaped pasta cooked with Italian pesto & rocket


£8.95 Spaghetti Alio, Olio & Pepperoncino (VG)

Traditional Italian spaghetti with garlic, extra virgin oil and Cayenne red peppers


£9.50 add chicken for £2.00 Farfalle Sicilliana (VG)

Italian bow tie pasta cooked with cherry tomatoes, garlic, basil, aubergine & parmesan


£11.95 Penne Arrabbiata con Pollo

Pasta tubes cooked with chicken, tomato and chilli


£11.95 Spaghetti alla Carbonara

Spaghetti pasta cooked with Italian smoked pancetta, cream & parmesan


£13.95 Linguine Gamberoni

Linguine with king prawns, courgette ribbons, touch of garlic & white wine


£11.95 Penne al Salmone

Pasta tubes with salmon flakes, cream, rocket & cherry tomato


£13.95 Spaghetti Marinara

Spaghetti pasta cooked with mussels, king prawns, calamari, tomato, chilli and white wine sauce


£12.95 Gnocchi & Salsiccia Piccante

Potato dumplings with Italian spicy sausage


£10.95 Spaghetti alla matriciana

Spaghetti with bacon, tomato, onions


£11.95 Farfalle alla Vodka

Italian bow tie pasta cooked with vodka, salmon and cream


£18.95 Linguine con Astice

Linguine with fresh lobster meat cooked with cream, mustard and brandy


£10.95 Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti pasta served with freshly made beef Bolognese sauce



RISOTTO

£10.95 Bella’s Risotto (VG)

Risotto with sliced artichoke, peppers, aubergine, courgettes and tomatoes


£12.95 Risotto di Pollo E Salsiccia

Risotto with chicken, spicy Italian sausage, peppers, tomato and basil


£14.95 Risotto Marinara

Risotto with king prawns, mussels & calamari with tomato, chilli and white wine


£13.95 Risotto con Salmone

Risotto with salmon chunks, cooked with tomato and a touch of garlic



PIZZA

(all our pizzas are made in our kitchen on a hand stretched base)

£12.95 – Add king prawns for £2.50 Bella’s Pizza

Bresaola, rocket, buffalo mozzarella, extra virgin olive oil & parmesan shavings


£9.95 Pizza Margherita (VG)

Tomato, mozzarella and basil


£14.95 Pizza Marinara

Oregano, king prawns, calamari & mussels


£13.95 Pizza Rustica

Prosciutto ham, mozzarella, rocket & tomato


£10.95 Pizza Vegetariana (VG)

Peppers, courgette, aubergine, black olives


£13.95 Pizza Extra Piccante

Salsiccia Piccante, pepperoni, red peppers, mozzarella & fresh chilli


£12.95 Pizza Fiorentina (VG)

Spinach, egg, mozzarella, grana padano, cheese, olives & tomato


£12.95 Pizza Americana

Chicken, sausage, mozzarella, tomato & mushrooms -Add any topping: £1.65



CALZONE

(Italian filled oven pizza, originating in Naples and shaped as a folded pizza)

£14.95 Calzone Napoli

Salami Napoli, ricotta cheese, mozzarella, tomato & basil


£14.95 Calzone Bella’s Pollo Spinaci

Chicken, spinach, mozzarella, speck ham & ricotta



SIDES

£3.25 Sautéed spinach with garlic & cream


£2.95 Rocket and parmesan shavings


£2.95 Fried courgettes


£2.95 Tomato & onion salad


£2.95 Skinny fries


£3.25 Tuscan potatoes


£3.25 Lyonnaise potatoes (with red onion)