A La Carte Menu

A La Carte Menu


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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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 Con N`duja Taleggio e Pomodoro £4.95
Toasted artisan bread topped with tomato, N`duja and Taleggio cheese.
V for our vegetarian guests we can omit the N`duja and replace with balsamic roast onions.

Bruschetta con Bresaola Fontina e Cetrioli £4.95
Toasted artisan bread topped with bresaola, Fontina cheese and baby pickles.
V for our vegetarian guests we can omit the bresaola and replace with grilled vegetables.

Misto di Bruschette alla Buonissimo V £9.95
A selection of the above breads, for two to share.
V we can also provide a vegetarian option on request.


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

Cozze e Ceci al Pesto Rosso £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Fresh mussels sautéed in garlic, chilli and white wine.
Tossed with sun dried tomato pesto, chickpeas and chives.

Antipasto Rustico £7.95 starter £14.95 for two to share
A selection of cured Italian meats, grilled vegetables
and Parmesan chunks.

Tortino Di Maiale £6.95
Shredded, out-door reared pork. Served on top of a Fontina
cheese mash and Friarielli.

Olive e Ricotta con Cipolle Croccanti V £5.95
Chilled, slow roast tomato topped with olive tapenade
and ricotta, sprinkled with crispy onions and truffle infused croûtons.


Raviolacci N`duja e Pecorino con Salsa di Pomodoro e Cipolla al Balsamico £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Handmade, artisan filled pasta with N`duja (a fiery calabrese salami). Tossed in a cream and tomato sauce with balsamic roast red onion. Topped with rocket leaves and pecorino.

Pappardelle con Funghi Misti Burro e Salvia V £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Pappardelle pasta with mixed wild mushrooms, sautéed in butter, garlic and sage. Finished with vegetarian Parmesan cheese.

Penne all`Arrabbiata ai Tre Formaggi V £6.95 starter £13.95 main
Penne all`arrabbiata tossed with vegetarian
Parmesan, Taleggio and Fontina cheese.

Fettuccine con Ragû di Pesce e Pomodorini £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Fettuccine with chilli garlic and olive oil, sautéed with cherry tomatoes, fresh mussels, diced squid and king prawns.
Traditionally Italians do not serve cheese on fish pasta – but if you would like it please ask!

Risotto Speck Porri e Gamberoni £7.95 starter £15.95 main
Arborio rice cooked with king prawns, speck (North Italian cured smoked ham) and leeks.
Traditionally Italians do not serve cheese on fish pasta – but if you would like it please ask!


Merluzzo con cozze al Guazzetto e N`duja £16.95
Cod loin in a fiery N`duja (soft spicy salami), tomato, olive and white wine Guazzetto sauce. Served with spinach, tender stem broccoli and crispy bread crostini.

Cosciotto D`agnello con Rosmarino e Vino Rosso £17.95
Slow cooked shank of lamb, in a red wine and rosemary jus. Served with Fontina mashed potatoes and carrots.

Arrosto Di Maiale Con Pure di Patate £16.95
“Our signature dish” of out-door reared pork belly with perfectly crispy crackling. Roasted with vegetables, chilli and red wine. Served with Fontina mashed potatoes.

Pollo alla Boscaiola £14.95
A free range chicken breast in a creamy mushroom, tomato and tarragon sauce. Served with peas, carrots and roasted potatoes.

Branzino al Limone £16.95
Fillets of fresh seabass cooked in a butter, lemon and white wine sauce. Served with spinach and potato.

Filetto al Pepe Verde £24.95
Prime fillet steak and green peppercorns in a rich red wine sauce with a touch of cream. Served with roast potatoes, carrots and tender stem broccoli.

Arancini con Spinaci e Taleggio V £13.95
Home-made Arancini filled with Taleggio and spinach. (A Sicilian speciality, deep fried rice balls). Served in a spicy tomato sauce, topped with vegetarian Parmesan.


Roast new potatoes £3.95

Sautéed wild mushroom with rocket and Parmesan £4.95

Tender stem broccoli £4.00

Mixed leaf salad with grilled vegetables 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.

Buonissimo is currently closed and will re-open when government guidelines allow.

Matteo and all the team at Buonissimo.