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Locanda Ottoemezzo

About Locanda Ottoemezzo

A sensory homage to Federico Fellini's Oscar-winning classic, 8½., Locanda Ottoemezzo's blood red walls are filled with rare LPs, books, instruments and even an original 1963 poster. Yet there's nothing gimmicky about this one-off inviting den of bold colours, retro-patterned cushions and original, light Italian cooking. Always on the menus is perfected house risotto - wild mushroom in winter; nutty asparagus in summer. As well as a fantastic fillet of beef in a salt crust, aromatised in thyme, rosemary and red wine. Homemade pasta and soup specials change daily.



Sample a la carte

Starter

- Tomino di capra alla griglia con insalata di barbabietole ed erba cipollina (grilled goat cheese served with a salad of beetroot and chives) £12.00
- Carpaccio di manzo con rucola e scaglie di parmigiano reggiano (carpaccio of beef with rocket and parmesan cheese shavings dressed with a special extra virgin olive oil) £12.50
- Chitarra al nero di seppia con gamberi e rucola (black ink of squid egg thin spaghetti with rocket and king prawns) £15.00
- Pappardelle al sugo di carne (homemade pappardelle egg pasta with meat ragout)
£14.00

Other starters are available.

Main Course

- Tagliata di Tonno alla griglia con spadellata di Fagiolini Pachino
aromatizzati con Aglio (grilled loin of tuna served with a sauté of French Beans and Sicilian cherry, tomatoes aromatized with garlic) £19.00
- Filetti di Spigola alla griglia con Baby vegetables (carote, finocchi e rape glassate
(grilled fillet of sea bass with glazed baby vegetables (carrots, fennel and
parsnip)) £19.00
- Gamberoni arrosto serviti con un timballo di melanzana e cipolla rossa all'olio extra vergine di oliva (roasted king prawns garnished with a timbale of aubergine and red onion dressed with extra virgin olive oil) £23.00
- Filetto di Agnello alla griglia servito con un brasato di bietola e pinoli tostati
(grilled cannon of lamb garnished with braised swiss chard and toasted pine
nut kernel) £19.50
- Costoletta di Vitello alla griglia con patate arrosto e schiacciata di piselli e menta (grilled veal cutlets, with roasted potatoes and squash of grean peas and mint)
£22.00
- Filetto di manzo in crosta di sale al vino rosso con spinaci e patate arrosto
(fillet of beef en 'crute of salt, thyme, rosemary and red wine' served with
spinach and roasted potatoes) £23.00

Dessert

- Tiramisu' (Italian cheese cake with yolk of eggs, coffe, cream and coffe liqueur) £6.95
- Tortino al Cioccolato caldo con Gelato al gusto di Vaniglia (Warm chocolat tart stuffed with chocolate sauce topped with vanilla ice cream) £6.95
£5.95
Gelati (vanilla, chocolate, butterscotch, strawberry)
- Affogato di Gelato (vanilla ice cream dipped in espresso coffee) £6.50

Other desserts are available.



Additional Information


Address:

2-4 Thackeray Street, W8 5ET

Nearest tube:

Kensington High Street
An optional 12.5% service charge is added to the bill

Average Price:

£45-£54 / €65-€79

Opening times:

Lunch: Mon - Fri 12pm - 2:30pm
Dinner: Mon - Sat 7pm - 10:30pm

Dress Code:

None



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