NEW MENU coming soon, keeping some of your favourites and introducing some new dishes from Chef's Sicilian and Moroccan roots


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


Scampi all’Aglio £6.95

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


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


Pane all’Aglio e Formaggio £4.50 (dinner time only)

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


Pane all’Aglio con Pepperonata £6.50 (dinner time only)

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 Arrabiata con Pane £6.95

King Prawns tossed in piquant Arrabiata sauce & served with dipping bread


Scampi in Burro all’Aglio con Pane £6.95

King Prawns tossed in Garlic Butter & served with dipping bread







Pollo alla Funghi £12.95    or   Pollo alla Arrabiata £12.95

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


Filet Steak £21.95

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


Veal Escalope alla Milanese or al Funhi £15.95

Breaded escalope of Veal. alla Milanese or mushroom sauce, potatoes or pasta & 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




Tuna Steak   £14.95

Tuna steak, pan fried pink, with saute potatoes and small salad




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 Stella £10.00

Penne coated in a delicious creamy Tomato & Gorgonzola Sauce


Tagliatelle Crema Prosciutto £10.00

Tagliatelle with cuttings of parma & prosciutto hams served in a creamy sauce


Tagliatelle Carbonara £12.00

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


Penne Arrabiata £10.00

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


Penne Ventnorian £13.00

Penne pasta chef special, tossed with garlic King Prawns, dressed with balsamico & rocket


Penne Matriciana £12.00

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


Spaghetti Bolognese £12.00 (when available)

Made the Italian way with Pork & Steak mince & a rich tomato sauce



Spaghetti Vongole £13.00

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


Lasagne Verde £12.00

Vegetable Lasagne filled with onions, mushrooms, aubergines, courgettes and cherry tomatoes with a very slight hint of chilli topped with grated cheese


Lasagne Bolognese con Prosciutto £12.00

Lasagne filled with Bolognese of Pork & Beef mince in a rich tomato sauce & grated cheese



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!



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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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