Pizza

Pizza served from 12pm every day

For a perfect pizza which is tasty but doesn’t sit heavy on the stomach, the rise is fundamental; it must be long and slow in order for the dough to develop its special aromas and structure.

Gianni – Head Chef

Menu

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    29 (12″)
  • Salami finocchiona

    29 (12″)
    Slices of Florentine salami on a base of tomato, mozzarella with roast eggplant, fresh tomatoes and a little ricotta
  • Margherita v

    16 (10″)
    22 (14″)
    Classic tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil
  • ‘Nduja

    20.5 (10″)
    30.5 (14″)
    Spicy sausage, roast capsicum, red onion, olives, tomato, mozzarella *warning hot!
  • Marinara

    19 (10″)
    27.5 (14″)
    Anchovies, olives, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, oregano, tomato, mozzarella *anchovies optional.
  • Vegetariana v

    19 (10″)
    27.5 (14″)
    Mushroom, roast capsicum, red onion, black olives, tomato, mozzarella and fresh rocket.
  • Domenica

    19.5 (10″)
    28 (14″)
    Ham and mushroom, tomato, mozzarella.
  • Zzita v

    20 (10″)
    28.5 (14″)
    Grilled eggplant, walnuts, blue cheese, tomato, mozzarella.
  • Capricciosa

    21.5 (10″)
    31 (14″)
    Ham, artichoke hearts, mushroom, kalamata olives, tomato, mozzarella.
  • Ninco nanco

    22.5 (10″)
    32 (14″)
    All the meat, Italian pork sausage, spicy ‘nduja*, ham, tomato, mozzarella.
  • Emilia

    23.5 (10″)
    33 (14″)
    Tomato, mozzarella, prosciutto crudo, wild rocket. parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil
  • Pescatore

    23.5 (10″)
    33 (14″)
    Waiheke smoked fish (Hoki, Trevally, Warehou), tomato, mozzarella, ricotta, fresh diced tomato, parsley and lemon and olive oil.
  • Garlic foccaccia v

    9.5
    Pizza bread with garlic, rosemary, rock salt.
  • Extra toppings (veg)

    1.50 (10″)
    2.50 (14″)
  • Extra toppings (meat)

    2.50 (10″)
    3.50 (14″)

Pasta

At home in Italy we would make pasta for big family meals and special occasions. Shaping pasta by hand takes many aunts and cousins, the children all join in while the meat sauce boils away in the background.

Gianni – Head Chef

Menu

  • Lasagna della mamma

    19
    Family recipe lasagna made with fresh pasta, beef ragù, a rich bechamel tomato sauce, parmesan and mozzarella.
  • Cannelloni v

    18
    Generous rolls of pasta stuffed with spinach & ricotta served with tomato sauce and parmesan.
  • Mushroom and bacon v

    18.50
    Fresh rigatoni with a creamy mushroom sauce topped with manuka smoked bacon (bacon optional)
  • Spaghetti al pomodoro v

    14
    Fresh pasta with a classic tomato sauce, basil & parmesan.
  • Puttanesca v

    16.5
    Fresh rigatoni with salty capers, back kalamata olives & origano in tomato sauce (*chili oil optional).
  • Triple meat ragù

    20
    Slow cooked beef, lamb and pork ragù, plum tomato sauce, parmesan.

Salads

La bellezza è fatta di tanti piccoli dettagli

Beauty is made up of many small details.

Menu

  • La Caprese v

    14
    A summer salad of thickly cut sun-ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil leaves with flaky sea salt and lavishly drizzled extra virgin olive oil
  • Beetroot Boost v

    13.5
    Roast beetroot, walnuts, feta cheese, orange, radish, red onion and mesclun with a tangy brown rice syrup dressing.
  • Tabbouleh v

    8.5
    Mediterranean bulgur wheat salad with mint, parsley, lemon extra virgin olive oil and fresh chopped tomatoes.
  • Waiheke greens v

    11.5
    Locally grown micro greens and edible flowers with honey mustard dressing.
  • Rocket and pear salad v

    12.5
    Pear, walnuts and shaved parmesan on a bed of wild rocket with balsamic dressing.
  • Carrot salad v

    7.5
    Carrot salad with garlic vinaigrette topped with toasted sesame seed gomasio and flat leaf parsley.

Check our Specials board for seasonal salads.