Current Menu may be subject to minor alterations and additions of specials.

For Pizzas, see separate eat-in or takeaway menu


NEW MENU! Altered 10th August 2019.





Ciotola di Olive £4.95

A bowl of olives to nibble with drinks or as a light bite to begin


Sgombro Affumicato £6.95

Smoked Mackerel on salad leaves with cherry tomatoes, red onion, olives and parmesan


Gamberoni all’Aglio £6.95

King prawns lightly tossed in olive oil & garlic, served on a bed of salad


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


Insalata di Melanzana Zucchina Tostata £5.95

Italian style salad of roquette & cherry tomatoes with chargrilled aubergines & courgettes topped with shavings of parmesan & balsamic dressing








Pollo alla Funghi £12.95

Gridled Chicken with a wonderfully creamy Mushroom sauce, garlic potatoes & salad.


Scaloppina di Vitello alla Funghi  £15.95

Veal Escalope served with a creamy Mushroom sauce, garlic potatoes & small salad


Filet Steak £21.95

Filet steak cooked to your liking, with pepper sauce, garlic potatoes & a small salad





Bistecca di Tonno Rex £14.95

Rex house style fish dish – tuna steak with garlic butter, salad, pan fried potatoes


Filetto di Orata Nera £15.95

Pan fried fillet of Black Bream with Noisette Sauce, accompanied by fresh Spiced Red Cabbage, Green Beans, and Tempura Sea Veg





Insalata di Pollo Cesar   £11.95 (main)

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


Insalata di Gamberoni £13.95 (main)

Italian salad of Garlic Prawns, cashew nuts (**), Balsamico & Ceasar Sauces


Insalata di Melanzane £10.95 (main)

Italian style salad of roquette & cherry tomatoes with chargrilled aubergines & courgettes topped with shavings of parmesan & balsamic dressing


Insalata di Salmone Affumicato £14.95 (main)

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


Insalata di Arrosto di Manzo £12.95 (main)

Roast Beef Salad dressed with Balsamic and Bearnaise Sauces





Tagliatelle Verde £12.00

Vegetarian Tagliatelle with onions, mushrooms, aubergines, courgettes & cherry tomato combo, ever so slightly spicy (ask if you prefer more chilli)


Tagliatelle Carbonara £12.00

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


Tagliatelle Ventnorian £13.50

Chef special tagliatelle tossed with garlic King Prawns, dressed with balsamico & rocket


Spaghetti Vongole £13.00

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


Tagliatelle Salmone £12.00

Tagliatelle tossed in a light tomato cream sauce with Smoked Salmon. Ask if you prefer some chilli flakes adding to spice this up.





Bowl of Green Salad £3.95            Bowl of Chips £2.95


Bowl of Garlic New Potatoes £3.95









Crocchette di Spinaci e Cipolline £6.95

Spinach & Spring Onion Croquettes with homemade Chilli Jam on a bed of Salad


Antipasti del Giorno £ 10.00

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


Arancini ai Funghi Selvatici e Mozarella £6.95

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





Anatra all’Arancia £19.95

Delicious Duck with Orange Sauce, green beans in wilted spinach & hasselback potatoes


Zuppa di Pesce £19.95

Creamy, luxurious Seafood Chowder of fish, clams, prawns & potatoes, dipping bread


Bistecca e Calamari £25.95

Elegant Surf & Turf of pan fried Filet Steak & Squid tossed in its juices, with red wine & tarragon Bearnaise Sauce, Green Beans rolled in wilted Spinach & a portion of Chips


Passera di Mare con Pesto £ 15.95

Plaice served with Pesto & Gnocchi, 6 bean chilli, sweet potato puree & green beans





Lemon Posset £5.95



Chocolate Fondue with dipping fruit & shortbread £5.95



Crème Brulee £3.95



Panacotta £5.95



Tiramisu £5.95



COFFEE & Hot Drinks


Irish Coffee £8.00


Regular Coffee £1.80


Large 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






All served from the Bar to table.


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

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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

Siesta/closed for prep! 4-6pm

Dinner 6 - 9.30pm (last orders)


FREE PARKING after 6pm

in The Grove Car Park!!!!


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