REX

Spring/Summer menu

All good wine & bubbles drinkers most welcome!!!

Please be aware that some changes may have been made to the menu by the time you arrive for dining but they will generally only be minor alterations!

 

appetizers

ciatola di olive £4.95 (VE)

a bowl of mixed olives to nibble with drinks

 

pane di foccacia con balsamico e olio d'oliva £4.95 (V)

toasted foccacia bread with balsamic and olive oil dip to accompany drinks

 

pane di foccacia all’aglio £4.95 (V)

toasted foccacia bread drizzled with garlic oil, with balsamic and olive oil dip

 

to start

calamari frito £6.95

calamari tempura served with a lime wedge and marie rose sauce

 

antipasti £10.00

our antipasti variety of the day; olives, cold meats, cheeses, pickles and bread

 

insalata melanzana e zucchina tostata £5.95 (VE)

marinated courgette and aubergine salad

 

crocchette di pollo e chorizo £6.95

chicken & chorizo croquettes with homemade chilli jam dipping sauce on salad

 

crocchette vegetariane £6.95 (V)

croquettes of mixed vegetables rolled and bread crumbed served with a homemade chilli jam dipping sauce and salad

 

gamberi all’aglio nel burro con pane £7.95

prawns in melted garlic butter, sprinkled with parsley, served with dipping bread

 

mains

meat

anatra in salsa all’arancia £19.95

  duck breast on a bed of seasonal vegetables and garlic & herb new potatoes accompanied by orange sauce and garnished with pickled radishes

 

petto di pollo arrosto con funghi porcini £13.95

pan roasted chicken breast in a wild mushroom sauce served with seasonal vegetables, garlic & herb new potatoes

 

bistecca di filetto £21.95

filet steak (cooked to your liking) with seasonal vegetables, garlic & herb new potatoes served with a peppercorn sauce

 

bistecca e calamari £25.95

elegant surf & turf of pan-fried filet steak & squid tossed in its juices, with homemade mushroom ketchup and a portion of frites

 

fish & seafood

salmone mediterraneo £15.95

salmon fillet roasted with lemon, parsley and dill served with garlic new potatoes and Mediterranean vegetables

 

zuppa di pesce £17.95

chowder of mixed seafood and potatoes in a creamy fish sauce served with bread

 

cozze asiatico £14.00

mussels in a lemongrass, chilli and lime infused coconut milk served with frites

 

filetto di branzino al limone ed erbe £18.95

sea bass fillet roasted with lemon, parsley and dill served with a side drizzle of caper butter sauce, garlic herb potatoes and Mediterranean vegetables

 

pasta

tagliatelle verde £12.00 (V)

mixed vegetables and tagliatelle in a tomato and herb sauce with chilli flakes

 

spaghetti vongole £13.50

venetian classic of spaghetti coated with garlic infused olive oil and clams

 

tagliatelle amalfi £13.50

a go-to tagliatelle favourite with garlic prawns tossed in olive oil and herb pesto

 

tagliatelle ai frutti di mare £17.95

tagliatelle tossed with prawns, mussels, clams and other fish smothered in a creamy tomato sauce (ask for added chilli flakes if you prefer)

 

spaghetti con polpette in salsa di pomodoro £13.95

homemade meatballs on spaghetti in rich tomato sauce

 

salads

insalata di cesare con pollo £11.95

caesar salad with pan roasted chicken (contains homemade garlic & herb croutons)

 

insalata di gamberi £13.95

king prawns on salad with whisky tingled marie rose sauce, inspired by England!

 

Insalata melanzane e zucchini tostata (main) £11.95 (VE)

                               salad topped with marinated courgette and aubergine.

 

sides

citola di insalata verde (green salad) £3.95

chitola di patata frita (bowl of frites) £3.95

pane di foccacia all’aglio (garlic foccacia bread) £3.95

 

 

desserts

 

crème brulee £4.95

rich luxury custard base topped with a crunchy layer of caramelised sugar

 

tiramisu £5.95

coffee-flavoured italian dessert of sponge, layered with a mixture of eggs, sugar and mascarpone cheese, flavoured with cocoa and decorated with fruit and coulis

 

panna cotta al mango e vaniglia £5.95

italian sweet cream set with gelatine, topped with fruit and fruit coulis

 

posset al limone £5.95

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

 

fonduta di cioccolato £5.95

chocolate fondue served with biscuits and fruit

 

gelato con frutta £4.50

vanilla ice cream served with fruit

 

 

…..and why not try a sweet tipple with your dessert tonight? A little muscatel maybe, or a limoncello…….

but then… there is always a delicious Expresso Martini cocktail for a smooth and cool finish to the evening…

 

 

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! Our allergens and warnings notices explain everything more clearly if you need to consult before eating.

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)

 

Note: closed for maintenance and decoration and a rest between 13-27 January 2020 !

PARKING available nearby

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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