Current Menu wef 23rd September 2019

 

APETIZERS

 

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

  

 

TO START

 

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)

 

 

MAINS

 

MEAT

 

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

  

 

FISH

 

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

 

   

PASTA

 

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

 

  

SALADS

 

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

 

 

SIDES

 

Bowl of Green Salad £3.95            Bowl of Chips £3.95

 

Bowl of Garlic New Potatoes £3.95

 

 

DESSERTS

 

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!

 

Reservations

TEXT us on: 07712 891855

Call us on: 01983 853355

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Find us at:

The Rex Restaurant

Kingsview

23 Church Street
Ventnor
Isle of Wight

PO38 1SN

Open

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)

CLOSED TUESDAYS at present

 

FREE PARKING after 6pm

in The Grove Car Park!!!!

 

Recent comments

5 STAR FOOD HYGIENE RATING

"Fresh produce, freshly served".

"Italian food & an Italianate view!"

"Delicious food, friendly people"

"Best headland view in Ventnor"

"Very relaxing, good place"

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