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Biagio La Lanterna

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About Biagio La Lanterna

Painted an inviting yellow, La Lanterna sits opposite Brockley train station. Biagio fans will be pleased to learn that its based on the same successful concept as its West End siblings - classic, affordable Italian food served in a cosy, traditional setting. La Lanterna has a nice family feel and is popular with people from all over the South East. On Sundays you’ll usually find kids feasting on pizza. A big menu offers a variety of fresh pizzas, soups, pastas and meat, vegetarian and fish dishes, as well as weekly specials written on chalk boards. The lamb sells particularly well. Good selection of Italian wines. Friendly service.



Full a la carte

Starter

Tonno e Fagioli(The union of the characteristic shear of tuna with cannellini beans, thinly sliced onion and a touch of parsley) - £3.80
Avocado all’agro(The particular taste of the avocados made pleasant by a thin vinaigrette sauce) - £3.00
Coppa di Gamberetti(Shelled prawns served on a bed of salad and covered with a rich cocktail sauce) - £3.90
Bianchetti Fritti(Abundant portion of fried white bait, to be tasted with a squeezed fresh lemon juice) - £3.90
Le Pate du Chef(Fresh chicken liver Pate mousse, with a blend of herbs and parsley) - £3.50
Funghi Porcini Trifolati(The goodness of the Porcini mushrooms slightly sautéed with extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic and a touch of parsley) - £7.95
Melone di Stagione(The whole freshness of selected seasonal melon) - £2.90
Gamberoni del Mediterraneo(Mediterranean Prawns pan fried with butter and garlic and served in a rich white wine and lemon sauce) - £9.20
Bresaola(Characteristic cured fillet of beef from Valtellina thinly sliced and served with extra virgin olive oil and a segment of lemon) - £8.50
Prosciutto e Melone - £4.50

Main Course

Medaglioni alla Biagio(Medallions of prime fillet pan fried and finished in a creamy brandy sauce) - £12.50
Fegato alla Veneziana(Dutch calf’s liver sautéed in butter, wine and onion, or simple grilled, or with butter and sage) - £8.90
Rognoncini Trifolati(Kidney cooked in wine and spice and served in a bed of rice) - £8.90
Bistecca alla Pizzaiola(Grilled sirloin steak served with a fresh garlic, capers and herbs tomato sauce) - £11.90
Pollo del Cuoco(Thin stripe of tender chicken breast cocked in Italian ratatouille) - £6.95
Suprema di Pollo(Grilled chicken breast, topped with cream and mushrooms sauce) - £6.95
Pollo alla Milanese(Pan fried chicken escalope in bread crumbs, to be tasted with a freshly squeezed lemon juice)- £6.95
Pollo Cordon Bleu - £7.50
Pollo Kiev - £7.50
Scaloppine al Limone(Veal escalope pan fried and served with a tasty lemon, white wine and parsley sauce) - £7.50
Scaloppine di Vitello ai Funghi Porcini(Lightly pan fried veal escalope served with a sauce made with dainty Porcini Mushrooms) - £11.50
Scaloppine alla Pizzaiola (Veal escalope lightly pan fried and ended in a fresh garlic, capers and herbs tomato sauce) - £7.50
Spaghetti Bolognese - £4.50/£6.50
Tagliatelle all’Arrabbiata (The characteristic eggs made pasta united to the whole goodness of the napoletana sauce strongly made spicy for the risk lover) - £4.50/£6.50
Lasagne Pasticciate(Green pasta leaves with bolognese, and béchamel sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce) - £4.50/£6.50
Penne Napoli - £4.50/£6.50
Spaghetti Carbonara - £4.50/£6.50
Pizza Quattro Stagioni - £6.50
Pizza Biagio(mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, anchovies, garlic, parmesan cheese and oregano) - £6.50
Pizza Calzone with tomato sauce ham egg and oregano - £6.80
Pizza ai Quattro Formaggi - £6.40
Pizza ai Peperoni e Funghi - £6.50
Pizza Occhio di Bue(tomato, mozzarella, egg and oregano) - £6.00
Pizza Pugliese(tomato sauce, mozzarella, onions and oregano) - £6.00
Pizza ai Funghi Porcini(tomato sauce, mozzarella Porcini Mushrooms and oregano) - £8.50
Pizza Marinara - £5.80
Pizza Capricciosa(tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham, mushrooms, artichokes, peppers, anchovies, olives and oregano) - £6.50

Dessert

Cassata(A slice of vanilla and chocolate ice-cream with A cream and candied fruit centre) - £3.50
Tiramisu - £2.60
Lemon Sorbet - £3.10
Fresh Apple Pie - £2.60
Cheesecake - £2.60
Crème Caramel - £3.50
A selection from the cheese board - £4.50



Additional Information


Address:

179 Brockley Road, Brockley, SE4 2RS

Nearest tube:

Brockley

Average Price:

Under £24/€34

Opening times:

Tues - Sun 6pm - 11.30pm

Dress Code:

None

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



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