A La Carte Summer Menu

A La Carte Summer Menu

At Buonissimo

We aim to produce a new menu for each season providing fresh, modern Italian cuisine with a strong Mediterranean flair using organic and free-range produce wherever possible. Children are most welcome. We offer dishes marked with a smiling face at half price for a child’s portion . Vegetarian dishes are marked with a V. Some dishes may contain nuts.

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Buonissimo believes in word of mouth recommendation to attract new customers. Our reputation is based on the quality of our freshly prepared food, at reasonable prices, in relaxed and welcoming surroundings.

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Some of our dishes may contain nuts. We have gluten-free pasta available on request. Many of our menu dishes can be amended for people with allergies. Please inform your waiter if you have any allergies or intolerances and we will try our very best to create a dish to your specific requirements. We also have a list of allergens contained in our menu dishes which is available on request. We take allergies very seriously, and if informed we will do all we can to ensure you have a wonderful and safe dining experience.


Pane Rustico con Aglio al Forno V £4.95
Crusty rustic bread, served with a whole bulb of
slowly baked fresh garlic. A must for garlic lovers!

Bruschetta alla Romana V £4.95
Toasted artisan bread topped with fresh tomato, garlic, basil and red onion.

Bruschetta con Funghi e Gorgonzola V £4.95
Toasted artisan bread topped with mushroom pâté and creamy Gorgonzola.

Misto di Bruschette alla Buonissimo V £9.95
A selection of the above breads, for two to share.


Zuppa Fatta in Casa V £5.50
Freshly made soup of the day,
served with warm rustic bread.

Cozze al Pesto £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Fresh mussels sautéed in a cream and
pesto sauce with onions and chives.

Insalata Pera e Noci V £5.95
Pear salad with honey glazed goats’ cheese,
sprinkled with walnuts.

Salmone Affumicato e Barbabietola £7.95
Carpaccio of smoked salmon, served with fine beans and spicy beetroot. Drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.

Cotechino Lenticchie e Polenta £7.95
Slices of Cotechino, a rich Italian sausage with braised lentils and crisp polenta croûtons.


Panciotti Ripieni di Salsiccia e Cime di Rapa £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Handmade, artisan filled pasta with Italian sausage meat, cime di rapa (Puglian speciality of turnip tops). Tossed in garlic butter, sage and cavolo nero. Finished with Parmesan shavings.

Fusilloni Formaggio e Speck £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Fusilloni pasta tossed with Italian cream cheese, spring onion and crispy speck (smoked Italian Ham). Topped with Parmesan.

Spaghetti Gamberoni N`duja e Olive £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Spaghetti pasta tossed in a light tomato sauce,
sautéed with king prawns, N`duja (spicy Calabrian salami) and olives.
Traditionally Italians do not serve cheese on fish pasta –
but if you would like it please ask!

Garganelli con Crema Zucchine V £6.95 starter £13.95 main
Artisan pasta tubes tossed in a creamed courgette sauce with green vegetables, finished with toasted pine nuts and vegetarian Parmesan.

Risotto al Nero di Seppia £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Arborio rice with black cuttlefish ink, garlic, fennel seeds and chilli. Tossed with king prawns and fresh salmon.
Traditionally Italians do not serve cheese on fish pasta – but if you would like it please ask!
We can omit the cuttlefish ink if you would prefer.
V We can also prepare a vegetarian risotto if you would prefer


Arrosto Di Maiale Con Pure di Patate £16.95
“Our signature dish” of out-door reared pork belly with perfectly crispy crackling in a red wine sauce. Served with mashed potatoes carrots and cavolo nero.

Nasello con Ceci Spinaci Limone e Peperoncino £16.95
Fillet of fresh hake sautéed with chick peas, garlic, chilli and spinach in a white wine and lemon sauce. Served with roast potatoes, fine beans and broccoli.

Gamba d`Anatra al Vino Rosso £16.95
Duck leg, slow roast with bay leaves and red wine. Served with mashed potatoes and cavolo nero (Italian black cabbage).

Melanzane alla Parmigiana V £6.95 starter £13.95 main
Layers of grilled aubergine “Parmigiana-style” with mozzarella, basil and rich tomato sauce. Topped with herb and vegetarian Parmesan crumbs. Usually the aubergines are deep fried: however, we grill ours for the healthier option.

Pollo Marsala £14.95
A free range chicken breast in a sweet marsala sauce and wild mushrooms. Topped with rocket and truffle oil. Served with fine beans, carrots and roasted potato.

Salmone con Salsa di Dragoncello £17.95
Salmon fillet in a tomato, cream, prawn and tarragon sauce. Served with roasted potatoes, broccoli and fine beans.

Filetto al Gorgonzola £24.95
Prime fillet steak in a cream and Gorgonzola sauce. Served with potato rosti, carrots and tender stem broccoli.


Potato rosti £3.95

Sautéed wild mushroom with rocket and Parmesan £4.95

Tender stem broccoli £4.00

Mixed leaf salad with grilled artichoke and Parmesan shavings. £4.95


Opening Times

Lunch 12pm to 2.15pm (Last orders) Tue-Sat
Dinner 6pm to 10.15pm (Last orders) Mon-Sat
Closed Bank Holidays

To book, please call 0121 426 2444 (booking essential)

Buonissimo was named one of the Top 50 restaurants in the UK for service in the 2018 Top Table Diners' Choice Awards.