FOOD & WINE

THE MENU: A PHRASEBOOK IN MINIATURE, CONTAINING A TASTE OF THE TWENTY MAIN DIALECTS OF ITALIAN CUISINE

 

Our menus are changed every day - twice a day - as we try to keep up with the changing seasons.

 

Many of the recipes feature in the BOCCA cookbook.  

 

Winner of "BEST WINE LIST" - Tatler Restaurant Awards 2013

 

"IF I'M SOUNDING EXCITED BY THE FOOD, YOU SHOULD HAVE SEEN...THE WINE LIST" - Richard Vines - BLOOMBERG

 

Our wines all say 'Salute!' - 'To your health!' - and are sourced with a great deal of care and attention. As with the food, we seek out familiar favourites and obscure gems. All our wines are Italian, and we consider each to be a prime example of its type, and each to offer great value for its price. The list is not exactly short, but Italy is home to over 500 varieties of grape. 

 

We update the menu below once a week, as a guide to our seasonal produce, and apologise for any discrepancies when you visit.

 

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Our new restaurant VICO is a lively and bustling trattoria serving Southern Italian food, and was recently awarded a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide. Open for Lunch, Dinner & Pre & Post Theatre 7 days a week, VICO is located in the heart of theatre land at Cambridge Circus.

For details visit their website or call VICO on 0207 379 0303.

MAIN MENU | EASTER MENU | DESSERT | WINE LIST
MAIN MENU  Lunch & Dinner: Mon-Sat 12:00-15:00 & 17:15-23:00; Sun 12:00-15:00 & 17:15-21:30 
CRUDI E SALUMI | RAW & CURED REGION SMALL LARGE

Radish, celeriac, pomegranate, pecorino salad, truffle dressing

BDL £7 £14

Shaved romana courgettes & artichokes with parmesan & anchovy

Lazio £8 £14

Sea bream carpaccio with orange & rosemary

Veneto £9 £18

Octopus, roast tomato, celery & basil salad

Sicilia £9 £18

Prosciutto sardo with first of the season broad beans, farinata & smoked ricotta

Sardegna £10 £20

Burrata, cicoria, dried broad bean puree & chilli

Pugllia £10 £20
FRITTI | FRIED REGION EACH

Fritti Romani:

Sage leaves filled with anchovy

Roma £1.5

Buffalo mozzarella bocconcini

Roma £2.5

Olive stuffed with minced pork & veal

Roma £2.5

'Nduja & scamorza panzerotti

Roma £4.5

Baccalà - home-salted cod

Roma £4.5

Mammole artichoke alla giudia

Roma £10

Lamb sweetbreads, artichokes & sage

Lazio £7 £14

Mixed fried seafood with grumolo & blood orange:

Veneto

Soft shell crab

£7 - each

Squid

£9 - per 100g

Sicilian red prawns

£9 - per 100g
PASTE E RISOTTI | PASTAS & 'RISOTTI' REGION SMALL LARGE

Paccheri with gurnard, tomato & basil

Campania £8 £16

Sopa coada - pigeon & bread 'lasagne' in pigeon broth

Vento £6.5

Orecchiette di grano arso with cime di rapa & pecorino

Puglia £7 £14

Wild garlic & ricotta ravioli; butter & hazelnuts

BDL £8 £16

Rigatoni con la pajata - milk fed calf's intestines with the mother's milk inside, with tomato & pecorino

Lazio £8 £16

Tortellini with peas, asparagus & cream

Bologna £11 £22

Cream of langoustine risotto

Liguria £12 £24
FORNO E GRIGLIA | ROAST & GRILLED REGION

Home-made sausages

Buristo - blood & pistachio sausage

Toscana £3 / slice

Calabrese - with chilli & paprika

Calabria £6 - each

Wild boar

Toscana £8 - each

Pork & foie gras luganega

BDL £10 £20

+ add grilled fennel

£3 / person

Fossil fish - sea bream charred in a crust of flour & salt

BDL £18

Roast wild brill, with lentils, asparagus & salsa verde

Lazio £25

Tagliata - grilled bone-in sirloin for 2-10 to share,

served with rosemary, rocket, Parmesan & balsamic

Toscana £26.5 (£/person)

Suckling pig porchetta with braised fennel

Lazio £27

Roast chicken in asparagus panzanella

 

Toscana £18 (half) £36 (whole)
IN PENTOLA O PADELLA | FROM THE STEWING POT OR FRYING PAN REGION SMALL LARGE

Tripe with guanciale, chilli, tomato, pecorino & oregano

Roma £7.5 £15

Meatballs braised with wine & lemon; mash

BDL £8 £16

Cuttlefish cooked in its own ink; white polenta

Sperlonga £9 £18

Veal saltimbocca - with proscuitto, sage & marsala

Roma £14 £28
CONTORNI | SIDES REGION SMALL LARGE

Whole round lettuce & lemon dressing

Sperlonga £5

Blood orange & red onion salad

Veneto £5

Braised chickpeas with tomato, chilli & mint

BDL £6.5

Roast potatoes & wild garlic

Emilia £6

Caponata - aubergines, celery & tomato in agrodolce served chilled or warm

Sicilia £7

Cime di rapa with garlic & chilli

Puglia £7

Merinda tomatoes & agretti with salt & olive oil

Sicilia £7

Courgettes trifolate - sauteed with garlic & chilli

Lazio £6
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