​​​​RISTORANTE BRAVI

ITALIAN RESTAURANT - SOUTH SHIELDS - UK


Ristorante Bravi - Winter 2018 - A la Carte Menu

Appetisers and sharing plates....
Mixed Italian Olives marinated in herbs, garlic cloves and olive oil                                             

3.50
Olive, sun dried tomato, aubergine and  mixed pepper tapenade with toasted focaccia            

3.90
Mini Crostini with fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and extra virgin olive oil                   

per crostini

1.00
Cold Italian meats, Bresaola, Salami Napoli, Mortadella ham, 2 of each                                    

4.80
One large sharing platter with all of the above to share                                                            

13.50
(Includes 2 crostini)

                                                            
Freshly baked, hand-stretched pizza....
With garlic......with garlic and tomato......with garlic, rosemary and sea salt                               

4.50
With tomato, capers and chilli.......with garlic and mozzarella                                                    

4.90

Starters....              
Homemade Soup of the day, served with freshly baked bread                                                    

4.70
Our own Chicken liver Pate, toasted focaccia, redcurrant and orange sauce                             

5.70
Mozzarella &Tuscan Panzanella Salad with tomatoes, garlic ciabatta croutons, roasted           
Peppers, red onion, fresh basil and black olives all tossed in an extra virgin olive oil and
Balsamic dressing
5.80
Crispy Porcini mushroom Arancini rice balls, with a melting mozzarella centre, served              
With Arrabiatta sauce                                                                            
5.50
Bresaola Valtellina air dried beef fillet, fresh rocket salad with balsamic dressing,                      
Shavings of Grana Padano cheese
6.50
Pork and beef meatballs served in our home made San Marzano tomato and basil                   
Sauce, with a hint of chilli
5.50                                                                                             
Grilled Fresh Asparagus, with Pangretata toasted garlicky breadcrumbs and                             
Grana Padano Cheese shavings
6.20
Homemade Cod, salmon and coriander fishcake served with leaf salad and                             
Garlic mayonnaise
5.90
Baked focaccia bread with topped with Goat’s cheese, roasted peppers and roasted                
Baby tomatoes, served with onion chutney
5.50
Honey, garlic and chilli glazed strips of chicken breast, Continental Leaf salad,                         
Balsamic and olive oil dressing, spring onions
6.50
Salad of Cold water prawns, Severn & Wye fine smoked salmon and chilled melon                 

6.90
King Prawns cooked in olive oil, garlic, lemon and parsley                                                         

8.90
Starter Portions of Pasta or Risotto

5.70
Lobster Ravioli                                                                                                                            

6.90


Pasta...
Pappardelle con Ragu di Manzo...pasta ribbons with six hour braised beef, simmered              
And reduced to a ragu with Italian plum tomatoes, red Wine, garlic and fresh herbs

7.90
Spaghetti Cacia Pepe....in a creamy Pecorino cheese and black pepper sauce                        

7.80
Spaghetti alla Putanesca....with tomatoes, olives, capers, anchovy and garlic                          

7.90
Penne Pasticciatte....with tomatoes, cream, ham, mushrooms, garlic and chilli                          

8.80
Linguine con Gamberetti...with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, cold water prawns, lemon,             
Fresh spinach, cherry tomatoes and Italian parsley
10.90
Penne Salmone...with smoked salmon, vodka, cream, garlic, tomato and spring onions         

10.90
Fettucine Forestiera....with beef and tomato ragu, mushrooms, cream and                                
Pecorino cheese    
8.90
Pappardelle al Forno....pasta ribbons in a creamy tomato sauce with peppers, peas                 
and chicken, oven baked and topped with mozzarella cheese
8.90
Fettuccine Alfredo....with a sauce of cream, mushrooms, ham, garlic and Pecorino                   
Cheese       
8.90
Penne Arrabiatta....with tomatoes, garlic, chilli and Italian parsley                                             

7.90
Linguine con Vedure Estive....with pine nut and basil pesto, peas, broccoli, garlic,                    
Grated courgette, cherry tomatoes
8.50
Spaghetti alla Carbonara...with smoked Pancetta, egg, cream, black pepper and                      
Pecorino cheese
9.00
 
Filled Pasta, Gnocchi and Risotto...
Ravioli con Aragosta....Lobster filled Ravioli served in a creamy tomato and prawn                 
Sauce
12.50
Ravioli con Porcini....Porcini mushroom and cheese filled ravioli served in a tomato                  
And basil sauce
9.90
Gnocchi Tyrolese...Small potato dumplings in a sauce of tomatoes, smoked pancetta,             
And spinach, sprinkled with garlicky Pangretata pan toasted breadcrumbs
9.00
Risotto Catalana....Carnaroli rice cooked in a sauce of tomatoes, chicken stock,                     
Strips of chicken breast, cold water prawns, peppers, peas and garlic
10.90
Risotto Gardiniera....Carnaroli rice cooked in a sauce of tomatoes, vegetable stock,                 
Peppers, peas, spinach, grated courgette and mushrooms
9.90
 
PLEASE NOTIFY YOUR SERVER OF ANY FOOD ALLERGIES OR INTOLERANCES BEFORE YOU ORDER YOUR MEAL. FLOUR, NUTS AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING NUTS ARE USED IN OUR KITCHEN.       

GLUTEN FREE PASTA AVAILABLE.


Main Courses...
Fine Quality dry Aged, matured beef...
Sirloin steak, 10 oz, grilled to your liking, served with hand-cut chips                                        
And a sauce of your choice, see below..
19.90
Fillet steak, 10oz, grilled to your liking, served with hand-cut chips                                           
And a sauce of your choice, see below.. 
23.50
-Green peppercorn and brandy cream                                   

-Tomato ragu, caper and garlic
-Baby Balsamic onions and roasted tomato garnish             

-Garlic and parsley butter


Pan fried Sea Bass fillets, served with tomato, pancetta and mixed                                          
Pepper risotto
15.50
Baked fillet of Sea Trout, with fresh tomato, caper and parsley ragu,                                        
Served with white Cannellini bean and truffled potato mash
15.90
Pan seared medallions of Monkfish fillet served with mild potato, spinach                                
And roquito pepper curry
17.50
King Prawn’s sautéed with garlic, pancetta, mushrooms, chilli and white                                  
Wine, served with thick cut chips
18.90
Five spiced Roasted Gressingham duck breast, crispy garlic potatoes,                                    
Rosemary and orange deglazed pan juice sauce
17.50
Escallops’ of chicken breast sautéed with fresh rosemary, white wine,                                     
Confit onions and garlic, served with sautéed potatoes
14.50
Medallions of pork fillet, mashed potatoes, black pudding, whole                                                                         

Grain mustard and Marsala cream sauce
14.90
Roast Breast of chicken stuffed with mozzarella, asparagus and sun dried                              
Tomatoes, served with sautéed potatoes and a porcini cream sauce
14.70
Beef fillet steak, ‘Milanese’, flattened, coated in breadcrumbs, pan fried                                   
And served with crisp garlic potatoes, fresh spinach and truffled mayonnaise
18.50
Grilled rump of Lamb, with minted crushed peas and potatoes,                                               
Red wine and caramelised shallot sauce
15.95
All our main courses are served with a side dish of fresh vegetables of the day,
If you would prefer a side House mixed salad instead, at no extra cost, please ask your server.


Pizza...

Pizza Margherita

Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Cheese 

8.50


Pizza Pugliese

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Onions and Oregano

8.70


Pizza Quatro Stagioni

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Olives Mushrooms, Peppers and Artichoke

9.50


Pizza Napolitana

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Anchovies, Capers Olives and Garlic

8.70


Pizza Prosciutto E Funghi

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Ham, Mushrooms and Onions

8.80


Pizza Piccante

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Spicy Italian Sausage, Chilli and Garlic

8.80


Pizza Valdostana

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Chicken, Spinach, Chilli and Garlic

9.50


Pizza Rustica

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Olives, Cherry Tomatoes, Pecorino Cheese and Oregano

9.50


Pizza Padana

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Salami, Onion and Oregano

9.50


Pizza Sarda

Tomatoes, Goats Cheese, Olives, Spinach, Cherry Tomatoes, Garlic and Oregano

9.90


Pizza Gamberetti

Tomatoes, Mozzarella Cheese, Cold Water Baby Prawns, Fresh Rocket and Garlic

11.50


Pizza Festa Di Carne

Tomatoes, Mozzarella, Italian Meats, Fresh Rockets and Grana Padano Shavings

11.50


Our pizza dough is made fresh on the premises. We use Napolitan pizza flour imported from Italy and all our bases are hand stretched to order (12 inch approx.) Our base sauce is made using Italian plum tomatoes, a hint of garlic and seasoned with sea salt.



Side dishes
House mixed salad 2.90
Tomato and onion salad 2.90
Hand cut chips 2.90
French fries 2.90
Hand cut chips with truffle oil and Parmesan 3.50
French fries with truffle oil and Parmesan 3.50
Ramekin of Garlic mayonnaise 1.00