Current Menu may be subject to minor alteration and additions.

For Pizzas, see separate eat-in or takeaway menu





Ciotola di Olive £4.95

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


Pane all’Aglio e Formaggio £4.95

Italian style soft garlic pizza bread, made fresh in house & topped with melted cheese


Pane all’Aglio con Pepperonata £7.50

In-house made garlic pizza bread served with dipping bowl of Chef’s Pepperonata, a tomato based sauce of onion, garlic, chilli flakes, mixed red & yellow peppers.


Scampi all’Aglio £7.50

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


Scampi Arrabiata con Pane  or  Scampi in Burro all’Aglio con Pane £7.95

King Prawns tossed in piquant Arrabiata sauce OR garlic butter, with dipping bread


Calamari Frito £6.95

Deep fried squid rings served with a whisky tingled cocktail sauce


Insalata 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    or   Pollo alla Arrabiata £12.95

Grilled Chicken served with a choice of either a wonderfully creamy Mushrooms sauce, or a delicate chilli piquant cherry tomato Arrabiata sauce, served with potatoes & salad.


Scaloppina di Vitello alla Funghi  or  Scaloppina di Vitello alla Arrabiata £15.95

Veal Escalopes, either served plain with a creamy Mushrooms sauce, potatoes & salad

or breadcrumbed & served with a chilli cherry tomato Arrabiata sauce & pasta.


Filet Steak £21.95

Filet steak cooked to your liking, served with mushroom sauce, potatoes & a small salad





Insalata Pollo Cesar   £11.95 (main)

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


Insalata Scampi £13.95 (main)

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





Tortellini Ricotta Spinaci con salsa 4 Formaggi £13.00

Tortellini filled with Ricotta cheese and spinach served with a 4 cheese sauce


Tagliatelle Verde £12.00

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


Penne Arrabiata £11.00

Penne pasta in a now well-known piquant chilli & cherry tomato sauce


Tagliatelle Carbonara £12.00

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


Penne Ventnorian £13.50

Penne pasta chef special, 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


Penne Matriciana £12.00

Penne in a spicy tomato sauce with onion & Pancetta (bacon)




Bistecca di Tonno Rex £14.95

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



Green Salad £3.95

Simple green salad on the side to accompany any main course








Ice Cream of the day £1.95 per scoop


Vanilla Coupe – 2 scoops of Ice Cream with Fresh Fruits £4.95


Homemade Crème Brulee £4.95


Homemade Panacotta £4.95


Homemade Tiramisu (when available) ** £6.95


Cheese Platter £8.00




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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