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Donna Margherita

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About Donna Margherita

Italian ristorantes don't come much more traditional than Donna Margherita. The entire Neapolitan team, led by Gabriele Vitale, share such a powerful passion for all things Southern Italian that you can feel it in the air. It's not only the walls that are imported, most of the produce is too. Every simple dish is guaranteed freshly made every day. Gorgeously fresh, top quality antipasto, pastas, sauces, meat, vegetarian and fish dishes are all on offer. But it's the pizzas that simply have to be devoured. The crispy thin crust pizzas are sublime. Seriously. And don’t just take our word on it; Johnny Vaughn raves that it’s ’the best pizza outside of Italy’. Each is proudly baked in a wood-fired oven just like mamma used to make. Donna Margherita is a restaurant with soul; you'll leave in love with Neapolitan food.



Full a la carte

Starter

- Sfiziosita dello Chef (Slice of bruschetta with Vesuvius cherry tomatoes, fried Neapolitan fetes on a test of rocket and green olives filled with chef stuffing) £4.90
- Calzoncino Donna Margherita (Deep fried pizza filled with ricotta cheese, ham, tomato salsa, basil and olive oil) £5.90
- Insalata tricolour (Buffalo mozzarella, Italian basil, bresaola extra virgin olive oil and creamed avocado) £7.90
- Fritto 'DOC' (Deep fried squid, king prawn, potatoes and courgettes) Platter for 2 £4.00
- Scamorza arrostita (Smoked scamorza cheese, served with home made garlic toasted bread and rocket salad) £6.00
- Calamari arrostiti (Oven baked squid in aromatic breadcrumbs, served on a bed of rocket salad and infused with basil olive oil) £6.90
- Carpaccio di melanzane (Aubergine marinated in olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon served with rocket, shavings of parmesan and reduced balsamic vinegar) £6.90
- Carpaccio di beef (Fresh Beef marinated in olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon served with rocket salad and shavings of parmesan) £8.00
- Antipasto tipico napoletano (Selection of three dishes from our special buffet) £5.90

Main Course

Pasta Selections
- Spaghetti Donna Margherita (Spaghetti with fresh cherry tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil and fresh parmesan cheese) £6.90
- Pennette alla siciliana (De Cecco penne pasta made with aubergine, Vesuvius cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, parmesan cheese and fresh basil) £7.50
- Farfalle alla checca (Butterflies pasta served could with cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil, salt and extra virgin olive oil) £8.00
- Bucatini all' Amatriciana (Bucatini pasta made with pancetta, shallots, white wine, cherry tomatoes, garlic, roman pecorino cheese, parsley, fresh basil and a touch of chilli) £7.90
- Risotto Arlecchino (Risotto with wild mushrooms, green peas and saffron) £8.90
- Paccheri mare e monti (Home made pasta with king prawns, shell fish, porcini mushrooms, rocket, aubergine, cherry tomatoes, basil and a touch of chilli) £9.90

Pasta fresca tipica meridionale (Fresh home made typical southern Italian pastes)

- Gnocchi alla sorrentina (Fresh home made pasta with buffalo mozzarella, fresh basil, parmesan cheese and Vesuvius cherry tomatoes) £8.20
- Gnocchi Zio Gabriele (Fresh home made pasta made with clams, Vesuvius cherry tomatoes, radicchio, rocket and a touch of chilli) £10.50
- Fusilli napoletani al granchio (Home made fresh pasta, made with live full crab, touch of chilli, garlic, rocket salad, Vesuvius cherry tomatoes) £12.50

Pizza Menu (More available)

- 4 Formaggi (Mozzarella, gorgonzola, scamorza, pecorino romano, olive oil and fresh basil) £8.50
- Saltimbocca salsiccie e friarielli (Folded sandwich pizza with mozzarella cheese, smoked cheese, typical Italian sausage and Neapolitan friarielli) £8.90
- Capricciosa (Tomato, mozzarella, ham, artichoke, black olives, olive oil, parmesan and fresh basil) £8.50
- Pizza con funghi e rucola (Mozzarella, mix mushrooms, rocket, shavings of parmesan and truffle olive oil) £9.80
- Pizza ai frutti di mare (Fresh prepared mixed seafood, tomato, olive oil, oregano and garlic) £9.95
- Pizza estiva (summer pizza) Plain pizza with parmesan cheese toped with fresh buffalo mozzarella, Parma Ham and extra virgin olive oil) £9.00

Dessert

- Home made Tiramisu £4.00
- Sorbetto al limone o arancia (Lemon or orange sorbet) £4.00
- Tartufo al cioccolato (Tartufo chocolate ice cream) £4.00
- Affogato al caffe (Vanilla ice cream with espresso coffee) £4.00
- Affettato di formaggi (Selection of cheeses) £6.50




Additional Information


Address:

183 Lavender HiIl, SW11 5TE

Nearest tube:

Clapham Junction

Average Price:

£25 -£34

Opening times:

Mon-Thu 6-10.30pm
Fri-Sat 6-11
Sun12-3
Sun 12.30-10.30

Dress Code:

Casual

N.B. Bookings can no longer be made for this restaurant through London Online



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