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Dive into a menu crafted with passion and authenticity at its core. At Little Italy, we believe in the magic of fresh ingredients. That’s why every pasta dish you savour is not only made from scratch in our kitchen, but we make our own pasta.

Our commitment doesn’t stop there; we take pride in sourcing our ingredients locally, ensuring that every bite supports our community and bursts with unparalleled freshness and flavour. Experience the essence of Italy with each dish, and let our menu be a testament to our dedication to culinary excellence.

IF YOU HAVE ANY SPECIAL DIETARY NEEDS OR ALLERGIES PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO ASK A MEMBER OF STAFF FOR ASSISTANCE.

Starters

  • Zuppa Della Casa

    Chef’s home-made soup of the day served with freshly baked bread.

    £7.95
  • Olive Alla Mediterranea

    Marinated mixed olives served with freshly baked bread.

    £5.25
  • Scalda N’Duja

    A typical Calabrian dish. Spicy spreadable pork sausage served with fresh ricotta cheese and toasted ciabatta bread.

    £9.95
  • Bruchette Mare E Terra

    A trio of bruschetta toppings:- tomato & mozzarella, tuna & marscapone cream and roasted Mediterranean vegetables served with toasted crostini.

    £9.95
  • Antipasti Della Casa

    Our most popular starter: – a selection of fresh produce from our deli, with the finest Italian cured meats and cheeses served with marinated olives, mushrooms and Sardinian music bread.

    £11.95 – £12.95

    For one  £12.95
    Sharing board £11.95 per person 
  • Gamberi Piccante

    Whole tigers prawns, sautéed in garlic and chilli butter, with a delicate white wine and Italian cherry tomato sauce

    £12.95
  • Prosciutto san daniele

    Italy’s finest 18 month sweet dry cured San Daniele prosciutto served with bocconcini di buffala mozzarella and spicy bell peppers filled with tuna.

    £11.95
  • Funghi con polenta tartufata

    Sautéed sliced mushrooms in a rich garlic cream and taleggio cheese sauce. Served with truffle butter flavoured polenta.

    £10.95
  • Mozzarella di bufala

    Premium bufala mozzarella with sliced tomato, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil. Drizzled with home-made pesto Genovese and balsamic syrup.

    £9.95
  • Bresaola Alla Siciliana

    Finest air dried Italian cured beef freshly sliced and topped with rocket leaves, sun blushed tomatoes and parmesan shavings, finished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil & lemon juice.

    £12.95
  • Fritto Misto

    A mixture of lightly fried calamari, tiger prawns and fresh salmon. Served with a salad garnish and seafood sauce.

    £13.95

Pasta Fresca

(FRESH PASTA)

Our fresh pasta is all home made on the premises using the best Italian ingredients, and are freshly cooked to order. ( We also have gluten free pasta options)
  • GNOCCHETTI ALLA SICILIANA
    Homemade gnocchetti pasta with a delicious vegetable ragu, made with aubergine, garlic, parsley and basil in a rich tomato sauce. Finished with grated salted ricotta cheese.
    £15.95
  • TAGLIATELLE PAVAROTTI
    Egg pasta ribbons with sautéed mushrooms, courgettes, onions, fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and white wine. Finished with rocket leaves and parmesan cheese.
    £14.95
  • RISOTTO ALLA SCOGLIO
    Arborio rice with fresh squids, tiger prawns and clams. Cooked in a white wine, saffron, garlic and parsley sauce.
    £20.95
  • SPAGHETTI AURORA
    Spaghetti with prawns, white wine, garlic and parsley in a rich tomato and cream sauce. Garnished with tiger prawns.
    £16.95
  • LASAGNE ALLA LIGURE
    Layers of egg pasta baked in a rich meat sauce with mozzarella cheese and a creamy béchamel sauce.
    £15.95
  • GNOCCHETTI PICCANTI CON SALSICCE E N’DUJA
    Homemade gnocchetti pasta with delicious spicy Italian 100 % pork sausages. Served with rich Calabrese pesto of aubergine, sun dried tomatoes and spicy N’duja.
    £18.95
  • CANNELLONI DELLA CASA
    A home-made pasta tubes with a spinach and chicken breast filling. Topped with a creamy béchamel sauce, finished with a tomato sauce and parmesan cheese.
    £15.95
  • RAVIOLI AL PORCINI
    Homemade ravioli filled with porcini mushrooms. Served with a four cheese, cream and truffle sauce. Finished with sautéed champignon mushrooms.
    £19.95
  • CASARECCE ALLA TOSCANA
    Homemade fresh caserecce pasta with a rich sauce, stips of filet steak, pancetta, sun dried tomatoes, aubergine, onion and garlic.
    £19.95
  • TAGLIATELLE DETTORI
    Egg pasta ribbons in a rich mince beef sauce with tomato, basil, pesto Genovese and a touch of cream. Finished with a sprinkle of fresh parmesan cheese.
    £16.95
WE ALSO HAVE GLUTEN FREE PAST OPTIONS

Secondi Piatti

(MAIN COURSES)

All our food is cooked in-house with fresh produce from 2 Yorkshire based producers: Meat from Nick Hartley (T. S Hartley & Sons) North Yorkshire Est. 1945. Fish & Seafood from Alan Hodgson ( Hodgson fish) Hartlepool Est. 1936
  • PETTO DI POLLO AL PEPE NERO
    Breast of chicken pan roasted, with oyster mushrooms, flambéed with brandy and finished with a cream and black peppercorn sauce.
    £18.95
  • POLLO FARCITO
    A roulade of chicken breast with roasted rosello ham, provolone cheese and herbs. Partnered with a delicate white wine, cream and cheese sauce with a baked Parmesan crisp.
    £19.95
  • MAIALE IN AGRODOLCE
    Slow roasted belly pork with a smoked sweet and sour sauce. Served with red cabbage and potato pure, infused with roasted garlic and thyme.
    £21.95
  • AGNELLO AL CHIANTI ROSSO
    Pan roasted Yorkshire rack of lamb, with aromatic herbs in a classic Italian red wine jus. Served with roast potatoes, ratatouille and a root vegetable puree.
    £28.95
  • FILETTO AL DOLCELATTE
    Prime cut of tender Yorkshire fillet steak, served with a creamy dolcelatte cheese sauce, topped with dolcelatte and grilled asparagus.
    £31.95
  • FILETTO CON CREMA DI TARTUFO
    Prime cut of tender Yorkshire fillet steak, flambéed with port and finished with a delicate truffle cream and crushed black peppercorn sauce.
    £30.95
  • GAMBERONI ALL’AGLIO CON POMODORO
    King prawns sautéed in garlic & parsley, flambéed with brandy. Served resting on a delicate tomato, chilli and prawn bisque, with fresh tagliolini al nero di seppia.
    £25.95
  • SPIGOLA ALL LIVORNESE

    Fillets of fresh seabass, served with a delicate white wine, garlic, basil, cherry tomato and prawn sauce. Accompanied with roast potatoes, root vegetables puree and grilled asparagus.

    £24.95
  • SALMONE FANTASIA
    Fillet of fresh salmon, served with tiger prawns in a light white wine, cream and tomato sauce.
    £24.50
  • MISTO DI PESCE
    A selection of seafood with king prawns, queen scallops, mussels, tiger prawns, calamari and langoustine. Cooked in a white wine, garlic and tomato sauce. Served on a bed of fresh home-made spaghetti pasta.
    £24.50

LE GRIGLIATE

(GRILLED DISHES)

All main course are served with a choice of either mixed salad, seasonal vegetables or hand cut home-made fries.
  • POLLO ALLA GRIGLIA
    Grilled chicken breast.
    £17.95
  • AGNELLO ALLA GRIGLIA
    Yorkshire rack of lamb simply grilled to your liking.
    £27.95
  • FILETTO ALLA GRIGLIA
    Prime cut of tender Yorkshire fillet steak, simply grilled to your liking.
    £28.95

I CONTORNI

(SIDE DISHES)

  • PATATINE FRITTE DELLA CASA
    Hand cut home made fries
    £4.75
  • Insalata mista salad
    Mixed side salad
    £4.50
  • POMODORO E BASILICO
    Fresh tomato, basil and olive oil salad
    £4.50
  • POMODORO E CIPOLLE
    Fresh tomato and onion salad
    £4.50
  • VERDURE DI STAGIONE
    Individual portion of seasonal vegetables
    £4.75
  • FUNGHI TRIFOLATI
    Sautéed mushroom with garlic and parsley
    £4.75
  • SPINACI CON BURRO E PARMIGIANO
    Sautéed spinach, butter and parmesan cheese
    £5.25
  • SELECTION OF CONTINENTAL BREAD
    Served with olive oil and balsamic vinegar
    £2.75 (per person)

Little Italy

SPECIALS

  • BURRATA E PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA
    (STARTER)
    A soft and creamy mozzarella cheese, served with Parma Ham and torpedino cherry tomatoes. Garnished with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, basil and oregano.
    £11.95
  • COZZE ALLA MARINARA
    (STARTER)
    Fresh Scottish mussels cooked with garlic, white wine, parsley and tomato.
    £12.95
  • CASARECCE ALLA CALABRESE
    Casarecce pasta, served with a rich spicy tomato, guanciale garlic and onion sauce. Infused with N’duja paste and finished with shavings of pecorino cheese.
    £18.95
  • GNIOCCHI CON GORGONZOLA, NOCI E FUNGHI
    Potato gnocchi cooked in a perfectly tangy, creamy and cheesy sauce, with fantastically pair walnuts and mushrooms.
    £18.50
  • CRAB & LOBSTER RAVIOLI
    Homemade ravioli with a crab and lobster filling. Served with a delicate saffron sauce & garnished with king prawns.
    £21.95
  • TAGLIATELLE SALSICCE E PORCINI
    Homemade ribbon pasta, served with sautéed porcini mushrooms and fresh chopped italian sausage, in a white wine, garlic and parsley butter sauce.
    £20.95
  • AGNELLO AL BALSAMICO
    Tender lamb rump, slowly cooked with a balsamic honey and chilli jus. Served resting on a bed of root vegetable puree with dauphinoise potatoes and spinach.
    £26.95
  • RIBEYE ALLA FIORENTINA
    A 400g prime ribeye steak, simply grilled to your liking and served with truffle infused butter. Accompanied with homemade fries, mushrooms and roasted cherry tomatoes.
    £32.95
  • PESCE SPADA SICILIANA
    Fresh swordfish, cooked in white wine, garlic, olive, red onion, fresh tomato and herbs. Served with roasted new potato and sautéed spinach.
    £26.95
  • MAFALDINE PISTACCHIO E GAMBERI
    Homemade special ribbon pasta, served with tiger prawns and homemade pistachio pesto . Finished with fresh burrata.
    £21.95

Wine

At Little Italy, we take great pride in our selection of wines and champagnes. Our collection is not just an afterthought; it’s a testament to our dedication to elevating your dining experience. Each bottle is handpicked to complement our dishes, ensuring every sip enhances every bite.

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply enjoying a quiet dinner, we have the perfect bottle to suit the moment. However, as with all things fine and rare, we recommend checking availability beforehand.

Please note that our vintages may vary, and availability is subject to change.

House Wine

1 Litre 250ml 175ml
White £27.95 £8.95 £7.95
Red £27.95 £8.95 £7.95
Rosé £27.95 £8.95 £7.95

Sparkling & Champagne

Vintages are subject to change and availability
  • ‘Col de Mez’ Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG Soligo, Veneto

    Straw-yellow colour with greenish tinges. Fruity and flowery bouquet with overtones of golden apple and very slight overtones of yeast. Lively, creamy consistency on the palate.

    £34.95
  • Prosecco Rosé Spumante Brut DOC Soligo, Veneto
    Intense, fresh and sophisticated with a floral aftertaste and hints of wild strawberry. Excellent as an aperitif or fish dishes.Perfect with risottos.
    £35.95
  • Franciacorta DOCG Brut ‘Cuvée alla Moda’ Monzio Compagnoni, Lombardy
    Abundant yet extremely fine foam and perlage, with a delicate floral perfume. The wine has a wonderful freshness and minerality. The fresh sensations and acidity is finely balanced by a soft hint of vanilla and apple on the palate.
    £45.95
  • Brut Ideale Cuvee
    Abel Lepitre, Champagne

    A remarkably fine mousse rises. intense gold in colour. The bouquet is full of diverse and flattering aromas. The full bodies structure of the wine combines with the subtlety of the mousse and  the delicate freshness on the nose.

    £70.95
  • Rosé Brut
    Abel Lepitre, Champagne
    Pale, ruby hue. The Abel Lepitre Rosé has a subtle and fine bouquet revealing aromas of wild strawberries and of other fine red fruits. Elegant and length of flavour with hints of flowers give an added complexity to the blend.
    £75.95

White

Floral, Fruity & Intense

Vintages are subject to change and availability
  • Sauvignon Blanc Friuli Grave DOC
    San Simone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

    Medium yellow colour with greenish reflects. Aromatic and fruity notes on the nose and palate.

    £30.95
    175ml £9.50
  • Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Anfora DOC
    Moncaro, Marche
    Forward aromas of apple and citrus, especially grapefruit, are accompanied by subtle bitter notes of hawthorn, acacia and elderberry blossoms. Long and intense.
    £27.95
  • Soave Classico DOC ‘Vigneto Colombara’ Zenato, Veneto
    Soave ‘Vigneto Colombara’ has a straw yellow colour with emerald highlights. It has an intense yet delicate bouquet. Wonderfully crisp and clean.
    £31.95

Dry, Herbaceous & Minerality

  • Medaglione’ Chardonnay IGT Salento Leone de Castris, Puglia
    The Medaglione has fresh, floral fragrances. Smooth and well-balanced on the palate.
    £28.95
  • Pinot Grigio DOC Fruili Grave San Simone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia

    Dry, fresh, elegant, rounded on the palette with good crisp acidity and balance. A pleasant, mild, bitter aftertaste.

    £30.95
    175ml £9.50
  • Costamolino Vermentino di Sardegna DOC Argiolas, Sardinia
    Lemon green in colour. The delicate aromas of citrus fruits complement the undertones of tropical fruits and honey. Zesty acidity on the palate.
    £35.95
  • Gavi DOCG del Commune di Gavi ‘White Label’ 2021 La Scolca, Piedmont
    Light straw in colour with green undertones. Zesty lemon aromas with some almond and stone fruit notes. A crisp, lively, mineral character with sharp acidity and a refreshing, lasting finish.
    £45.95

Full Bodied, Rich & Complex

  • Custoza DOC Val dei Molini Cantina di Custoza, Veneto
    Zesty, fresh with mouthwatering acitity. Tropical fruit. Soft Finish
    £29.95
  • Isola del Sole IGT Argiolas, Sardinia
    Steely, salty and pure fruit character. It’s full-bodied with a cooked apple and peach character that also combines almonds, cream and hints of vanilla and underlying mossy notes.
    £30.95
    175ml £9.50
  • La Scolca Gavi DOCG 2021 ‘Etichetta Nera’ La Scolca, Piedmont
    Intense citrus and floral notes. Ripe green fruit and distinct nutty complexity on the palate. Long refreshing finish.
    £85.95

Red

Light, Fruity & Dry

Vintages are subject to change and availability
  • Merlot IGT Ardesia, Veneto
    Ruby red colour with violet reflections. Red fruit notes with elegant and supple tannins. Intense flavours with a good structure.
    £27.95
    175ml £9.00
  • Chianti DOCG Villa Domiziano, Tuscany
    Good freshness on the nose with very perceptible fruity and floral notes. Pleasurable and versatile in its flavours with balanced acidity and ripe and balanced tannins.
    £30.95
    175ml £9.50
  • Cabernet Sauvignon IGT Soligo, Veneto
    Ruby red colour with garnet tinges. Herbaceous overtones with a hint of violet & raspberries on the nose. Dry intense, and very well structured on the palette.
    £29.95
  • Valpolicella Classico DOC Campagnola, Veneto
    Ruby red in colour. A fine vinous ethereal bouquet. Dry taste, smooth with a hint of bitterness.
    £30.95

Peppery, Smooth & Warming

  • ‘Il Medaglione’ Primitivo IGT Salento Leone de Castris, Puglia
    Soft and smooth with jammy fruit notes of dried fig, blueberries, backed blackberries and robust acidity. Black cherry and tobacco notes on the palate.
    £32.95
  • Barbera d’Asti DOCG Ronchetti 2020 Dezzani, Piedmont
    Full with extremely well-balanced aromas of red berries, vanilla and chocolate. Elegant texture, round and continuous. A fascinating wine with an excellent structure and richness.
    £34.95
  • Barolo DOCG San Carlo 2015/16 Dezzani, Peidmont
    Intense nose of black pepper, black cherries and spices. Well balanced and expressive with young, ripe tannins and an intense, medium finish.
    £60.95

Full Bodied, Concentrated & Oakey

  • Costera Cannonau DOC 2020 Argiolas, Sardinia
    A deeply coloured, full-bodied red wine. Typical notes of ripe strawberries, black cherries, herbs and spices. Warm and intense with the time in oak providing rounded tannins.
    £41.95
  • Salice Salentino DOC Reserva 2017 Leone de Castris, Puglia
    Intense ruby-red colour with garnet hints. Concentrated aromas of blackberry, basil, and sweet spices. The wine is smooth and balanced with velvety tannins. Long on the finish.
    £41.95
  • ‘Alanera’ Rosso Veneto IGT Appassimento Zenato, Veneto
    Rich full of fruit. A real “baby Amarone”
    £39.95
  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG 2016 Corte alla Flora, Tuscany

    Full-bodied with spicy notes. Violet, blackberry and raspberry persist on the nose with aromatic vanilla and coffee. Noticeable tannins with an acidity that adds great structure

    £46.95
  • ‘Ripassa’ Valpolicella DOC Superiore 2018 Zenato, Veneto

    The deep ruby red colour of Ripassa and the intense yet fine aromas come from the mixture of grapes. It is full-bodied, harmonic, and velvety on the palate.

    £50.95
  • Amarone della Valpolicella Classico DOCG 2018 Campagnola, Veneto

    Intense ruby red in colour with violet notes. Warm, spicy powerful bouquet with intense aromas of cherry, bitter almond and vanilla. Full, rich and velvety on the palate.

    £75.00
  • Brunello di Montalcino DOCG ‘Paesaggio Inatteso’ 2017 Camigliano, Tuscany

    This is a typical 2017 with a sweetness of fruit and plums. Citrus undertones. Medium to full body, ultra-fine tannins and a lively finish.

    £95.00
  • Turriga IGT Isola dei Nuraghi 2018 Argiolas, Sardinia

    The benchmark red wine of Sardinia was conceived by the Argiolas family and Giacomo Tachis. It would be an understatement to call this wine ‘iconic’. Turriga is a rare Italian gem. Aromas of Morello cherry,
    mulberry, and blackcurrant. Full-bodied and concentrated with firm, powerful tannins yet a refined sleek mouthfeel and a finish that never seems to end.

    £130.00
  • Argentiera Bolgheri Superiore DOC 2019

    A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Cabernet Franc. The epitome of quality in this area, becoming renowned as one of the best wine making areas on earth. Medium bodied with firm, silky tannins. A combination of black currant and black cherry fruits mingle with a note of cedar and iron. Balanced and elegant with great complexity.

    £139.00

Rose

  • Pinot Grigio delle Venezie DOC Blush Sentito, Veneto

    Light and fresh with hints of strawberry.

    £28.95
  • Serra Lori IGT Isola dei Nuraghi Argiolas, Sardinia

    A muted pink colour with lively tinges, typical of a young wine. This mid-weight Rose is delicate, intense and fruity on the nose. Lively but balanced on the palate with notes of wild herbs and cherries that linger on the finish.

    £30.95

Dessert

  • Moscato d’Asti DOCG ‘I Morelli’ Dezzani, Piedmont

    The unmistakeable aromatic, ‘grapey’ scent of Moscato first hits you on the nose closely followed by fruity, honey, sage & hints of white fruit.

    £29.95
  • Malvasia di Castelnuovo DOC ‘Don Bosco’ 2020 Dezzani, Piedmont

    Cherry red in colour with notes of raspberries, strawberries and roses on the nose. Sweet to taste with black cherry and strawberry characteristics. A fantastic wine to go with sweets, ice cream, fruit salads or just on its own.

    £30.95