A La Carte Winter Menu

A La Carte Winter Menu


(October 2017-February 2018)

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 £3.95
Crusty rustic bread, served with a whole bulb of
slowly baked fresh garlic. A must for garlic lovers!

Bruschetta Broccoli e Salsiccia £3.95
Toasted artisan bread topped with broccoli,
Italian sausage meat and mozzarella cheese.

Bruschetta con Funghi e Dolcelatte V £3.95
Toasted artisan bread topped with mushroom pâté
and creamy dolcelatte.

Misto di Bruschette alla Buonissimo £7.95
A selection of the above breads, for two to share.

V  A vegetarian option is available on request, please ask.


Cozze alla Tarantina £6.50 starter £11.95 main
Fresh mussels sautéed in garlic, chilli and white wine.
Tossed with fresh tomato and capers.

Zuppa Fatta in Casa V £4.50
Freshly made soup of the day, served with warm rustic bread.

Sfogliatina di Caprino al Balsamico V £5.50
Deep fried, goats cheese filo pastry parcel. Accompanied
with a home-made spicy red onion jam and drizzled with balsamic reduction.

Involtini di Salmone Affumicato e Gamberetti £6.95
Smoked salmon parcels filled with prawns, crème fraîche, dill and pickles.

Antipasto Rustico £6.95 starter £13.95 for two to share
A selection of cured meats, accompanied by Italian
speciality ‘street food’ nibbles.


Linguine al Nero di Seppia £6.95 starter £13.95 main
Linguine with black cuttlefish ink, garlic, fennel seeds and chilli. Tossed with fresh swordfish, king prawns and fresh baby spinach.
We can omit the black cuttlefish ink and serve in a light tomato sauce if you prefer.
Traditionally Italians do not serve cheese on fish pasta – but if you like it please ask!

Lasagna con Coniglio Funghi e Spinaci £6.25 starter £12.95 main
Homemade rabbit lasagne with mushrooms and spinach,
served in a rich tomato sauce and topped with parmesan.

Sedanini alla Scarpara £5.50 starter £10.95 main V
A typical Tuscan pasta dish with parmesan and pecorino cheese, melted into a spicy tomato, garlic and basil sauce.

Paglia e Fieno Cozze e Pesto £5.50 starter £10.95 main
Pasta ribbons in a luxurious cream sauce with fresh salmon and peas. Topped with rocket.
Traditionally Italians do not serve cheese on fish pasta – but if you like it please ask!

Risotto con Salsiccia Funghi e Dolcelatte £5.50 starter £10.95 main
An Italian sausage meat, mushroom and dolcelatte risotto. Finished with parmesan and rocket leaves.

V We can also prepare a vegetarian risotto if you would prefer.


Stufato di Manzo e Salsicce £15.95
Slow-braised diced beef and Italian sausages with winter vegetables in a rich tomato and red wine sauce. Served with mashed potato.

Filetto alla Senape £22.95
Grilled prime fillet steak with a red wine, cream and English mustard sauce. Served with potato wedges,
carrots and spinach.

Arrosto di Maiale Con Polenta £6.95 starter £14.50 main
Outdoor reared pork belly, cooked with star anise,
chilli and red wine. Served with mashed potatoes
and broccoli. A must for those with a healthy appetite!

Pollo con Pancetta e Porri £12.50
Free range chicken breast with bacon and leeks in a creamy parmesan sauce. Served with potato wedges, carrots and spinach.

Pesce Spada alla Ghiotta £15.95
Fresh swordfish in a light lemon, white wine, garlic and parsley sauce, with cherry tomatoes, olives and capers. Served with potato wedges, zucchini fritti and crisp salad.

Salmone con Cozze Pesto e Panna £15.95
Fresh poached salmon and mussels in a cream and basil pesto sauce. Served with potato wedges, spinach and broccoli.

Gnocchi Ripieni di Mozzarella e Pomodoro V £10.50
Gnocchi filled with tomato and mozzarella, in a rich spicy arrabiata sauce, topped with melted mozzarella.


Potato Wedges £2.50

Zucchini Fritti £3.95

Carrots £2.95

Mixed Side Salad with Grilled Vegetables £4.50

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 2013 Top Table Diners' Choice Awards.