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 | SUMMER PASTAS | 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

Spider crab (white meat) & samphire bruschetta

Romagna £5.00 each

Tuna tartare, capers, orange & pine nuts

Sicilia £9 £18

Chilled raw tomato soup, burrata, bread & basil

BDL £7 £14

Home-made coppiette, pickled artichokes & ricotta salata

Lazio £8 £16

Prosciutto sardo & melon

Sardegna £10 £20

Crescentine (fried flatbread), porchetta & roast peppers

Bologna £10 £20

Buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, rocket & basil

Campania £11 £22
FRITTI | FRIED REGION EACH

Fritti Romani:

Sage leaves filled with anchovy

Roma £1.5

Olive stuffed with minced pork & veal

Roma £2.5

Buffalo mozzarella bocconcini

Roma £2.5

Artichoke alla giudia

Roma £4.5

Baccalà - home-salted cod

Roma £4.5

A ball of deep fried lasagna

£6

Squid, red prawns, courgettes & lemon slices

Veneto £12 £24
PASTE E RISOTTI | PASTAS & 'RISOTTI' REGION SMALL LARGE

Spaghetti with raw tomato, olives & basil

Campania £6 £12

Burnt wheat orrechiette with courgettes & their puree

Puglia £7 £14

Tagliatelle with squid 'bolognese'

BDL £8 £16

Pappardelle with chicken liver ragu

 

Lazio £8 £16

Trofie with potato, green beans & wild garlic pesto

Genova £8 £16

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

Lazio £8.50 £17

Spaghetti with clams, chilli, garlic & parsley

Liguria £9 £18

Cream of red prawn risotto

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

Mixed grilled seafood with gremolata

Liguria

Langoustines

 

£6 - each

Grilled mussels with chilli oil

£6 half a dozen

Baby John Dory

£7 - each

Squid

£9 per 100g

Tuna steak

£10 per 100g

Fossil fish - sea bream charred in a sarcophagus of salt

Lazio £16

Whole wild turbot baked in salt; salsa verde

Liguria £45

 Mixed Grilled meat on bruschetta

Lazio

Spicy sausage

£6 each

Sweetbread & artichoke skewer

£6

Lamb rump

£10

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

served with rosemary, rocket, Parmesan & balsamic

Toscana £29 (£/person)
IN PENTOLA O PADELLA | FROM THE STEWING POT OR FRYING PAN REGION SMALL LARGE

Chicken scallopine with Marsala & girolles

Roma £7.5 £15

Tripe with guanciale, chilli, tomato, pecorino & oregano

Roma £7.5 £15

Coratella - lamb pluck with peas, artichokes & marsala

Lazio £9 £18

Boiled langoustines with lemon & olive oil

Veneto £15 £30
CONTORNI | SIDES REGION SMALL LARGE

Whole round lettuce & lemon dressing

Sperlonga £5

Panzanella - tomato, cucumber, caper & bread salad

Toscana £6.5

New season borlotti bean, tomato & basil salad

Campania £6.5

Finferli trifolate - girolles sauteed with garlic & chilli

Lazio £7

Courgettes trifolate - sauteed with garlic & chilli

Lazio £6

Watermelon, tropea onion & oregano salad

Sicilia £5.5
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