Current Menu wef 23rd September 2019




Ciotola di Olive £4.95

A bowl of olives to nibble with drinks


Foccacia con Salse £4.95

Toasted Foccacia bread with balsamic & olive oil dip





Sgombro Affumicato £6.95

Smoked Mackerel on a bed of salad leaves with cherry tomatoes, red onion, olives and parmesan dressed with balsamic


Arancini ai Funghi Selvatici e Mozarella £6.95

Wild Mushroom & Mozarella Arancini with side salad & chef’s Mushroom Ketchup


Crocchette di Spinaci e Cipolline £6.95

Spinach & Spring Onion Croquettes with chef’s Chilli Jam


Antipasti del Giorno £ 10.00

Antipasti variety of the day; generally olives, meats, cheese, pickles, bread


Gamberoni all’Aglio nell Burro con Pane £7.95

King Prawns pan fried in garlic butter served simply with a dipping bread


Calamari Frito £6.95

Deep fried squid rings served with a whisky tingled cocktail sauce


Gastro Foccacia £8.95

Speciality Gastro Foccacia bread squares, served with a little salad and bowl of Chef’s Chilli Jam for dipping, topped with your choice of:


“Positano” (Garlic Prawns)

“Capri” (Goats Cheese)

“Verdi” (Vegetarian)







Pollo con Patate all’Aglio £12.95

Gridled Chicken with Garlic Potatoes & your choice of Salad or Vegetables & your choice of Sauce – Creamy Mushroom or Tomato & Herb or Pepper


Scaloppina di Vitello con Patate all’Aglio £15.95

Veal Escalope served with Garlic Potatoes & your choice of salad or Vegetables & your choice of Sauce – Creamy Mushroom or Tomato & Herb or Pepper




Bistecca £21.95

Filet Steak cooked to your liking, served with Pepper sauce & Side Salad


Bistecca e Calamari “Surf & Turf” £25.95

Elegant ‘Surf & Turf’ of pan fried Filet Steak & Squid tossed in its juices, with homemade Mushroom Ketchup, Green Beans rolled in wilted Spinach & Chips


Anatra all’Arancia £19.95

Delicious Duck with Orange Sauce, Green Beans in wilted Spinach, Hasselback Potatoes and spiced Red Cabbage





Bistecca di Tonno Rex £14.95

Tuna steak with garlic butter, pan fried potatoes & vegetables


Filetto di Orata Nera £15.95

Pan fried fillet of Black Bream with Noisette Sauce, accompanied by fresh Spiced Red Cabbage, Potatoes & Green Beans


Passera di Mare con Pesto £ 15.95

Plaice with Pesto & Gnocchi, 6 bean chilli, sweet potato puree & Green Beans


Zuppa di Pesce £19.95

Creamy Seafood Chowder of Fish, Clams, Prawns & Potatoes, with Bread





Tagliatelle Verde £12.00

Vegan Tagliatelle with onions, mushrooms, aubergines, courgettes & cherry tomato combo, ever so slightly spicy


Tagliatelle Carbonara £12.00

Classic Tagliatelle tossed with a sauce of egg with Pancetta & parmesan


Tagliatelle Gamberoni “Amalfi” £13.50

Tagliatelle in Pesto, topped with Garlic King Prawns, inspired by Dickens love of Ventnor Bay’s Italianate coastline


Spaghetti Vongole £13.00

Venetian classic of spaghetti coated with garlic infused olive oil & Clams





Insalata di Pollo Cesar   £11.95 (main)

Grilled Chicken Italian salad with cashew nuts (**) and Ceasar Sauce


Insalata di Gamberoni £13.95 (main)

Garlic Prawns on a bed of mixed salad with Summer Dressing


Insalata di Salmone Affumicato £14.95 (main)

Smoked Salmon special with Salad leaves, cherry tomatoes, olives, cucumber ribbons, onions & Summer Dressing





Bowl of Green Salad £3.95            Bowl of Chips £3.95


Bowl of Garlic New Potatoes £3.95





Lemon Posset £5.95

Cream, sugar and citrus-based cold set dessert similar to syllabub, served with caramelised biscuit & homemade fruit coulis


Chocolate Fondue with dipping fruit & shortbread £5.95

A small bowl of luxurious Salted Chocolate fondue with homemade shortbread & fruit to dip


Crème Brulee £4.95

Rich luxury custard base topped with crunchy layer of caramelized sugar


Panna Cotta £5.95

Italian sweet cream set with gelatine, topped with fruit & fruit coulis


Tiramisu £5.95

Coffee-flavoured Italian dessert of sponge, layered with a mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, flavoured with cocoa & decorated with fruit & coulis




COFFEE & Hot Drinks


 Irish Coffee £8.00

Made with Whisky but ask if you prefer a different liqueur content!



 Regular Black Coffee £1.80    Large Black Coffee £2.20


Latte £2.20


Cappuccino regular £2.00    Cappuccino large £2.40


Expresso small £1.80             Expresso double £2.20


Hot Chocolate £2.00


Tea £1.80


COVER CHARGE: please note that there is a £10 per person MINIMUM SPEND ON FOOD during restaurant hours 


Allergies: Some of our menu items do contain nuts. We cannot guarantee that there are not traces of nuts in other dishes because we do use them in the kitchen preparations. If you suffer from any food allergies, please tell a member of staff your dietary requirements. We cannot please everyone but we shall do our best!



TEXT us on: 07712 891855

Call us on: 01983 853355

Use our Contact form.

Find us at:

The Rex Restaurant


23 Church Street
Isle of Wight

PO38 1SN


Open 7 days 10am - midnight

Coffee 10am-12.00pm

Lunch 12 - 3pm

Closed for prep! 3.30-5.30 pm

Dinner 6 - 9.30pm (last orders)



FREE PARKING after 6pm

in The Grove Car Park!!!!


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