Antipasti

 

Fungi di aglio - Mushrooms with leek and bacon, cooked in a garlic and cream sauce - £6.50

 

Salsa di granchio - Fresh crab meat served with a homemade avocado salsa - £6.95

 

Uovo e asparagi - Fresh asparagus spears with parma ham, eggs and fantel cheese - £6.95

 

Pate di fegato - Homemade chicken liver pate with ciabatta bread and fig compote - £5.95

 

Insalata caprese - Slices of buffalo mozzarella cheese with tomato, fresh basil and olive oil - £5.95

 

Cocktail di gamberetti - Greenland prawns topped with marie rose sauce and paprika - £5.95

 

Gamberoni al’ aglio e burro - Whole tiger prawns cooked in garlic butter, saffron and white wine - £7.95

 

Cornetti salmon - Greenland prawns wrapped in smoked Scottish salmon with marie rose sauce - £6.95

 

Insalata di mare - A selection of seafood marinated in lemon juice, parsley, olive oil and white wine vinegar - £6.50

 

Salumi misti - La Fortezza’s selection of fine Italian meats with mixed pickles and home made pesto - £7.95

 

Avocado Italiano - A tricolore of avocado, tomato and buffalo mozzarella, in an olive oil and balsamic vinegar dressing - £6.95

 

Mozzarella e Parma ham - Parma ham and buffalo mozzarella drizzled with basil oil - £6.50

 

Minestrone di mamma - Homemade minestrone soup - £4.25

 

Costine di maiale - Spare ribs in a homemade barbeque sauce - £6.95

 

Brushchetta - Toasted ciabatta with topping of the evening - £3.95

 

Calamari fritti - Calamari lightly fried served with homemade tartar sauce - £6.95

 

Mozzarella in carozza - Bread-crumbed mozzarella disks, deep fried - £6.50

 

Primi piccolo - Any pasta dish served as a starter - £5.95

 

Oliva marinata - In-house marinated olives - £2.50

 

Foccaccia

 

Aglio e’ rosmarino - Garlic pizza bread topped with home-grown rosemary, sea salt and drizzled with olive oil - £3.95

 

Aglie e’ pomodoro - Garlic pizza bread topped with tomato, basil and drizzled with olive oil - £4.50

 

Pomodoro e mozzarella - Garlic pizza bread topped with tomato and buffalo mozzarella cheese - £4.95

 

Pasta

 

Linguine rustica - Linguine pasta with homemade rocket pesto, chilli, prawns and parmesan cheese - £9.50

 

Linguine ragu bolognaise - Linguine pasta with the chef’s special Scottish angus beef and lamb bolognaise - £8.95

 

Linguine pollo - Linguine pasta with chicken breast, homemade basil pesto and Napoli sauce - £8.95

 

Linguine bochero (V) - Linguine pasta with chilli, parsley, onion, garlic, capers and olive oil - With a choice of prawns, chicken breast, bacon, or spinach - £8.95

 

Linguine carbonara - Linguine pasta with smoked bacon in a cream, white wine and parmesan cheese sauce - £7.95

 

Cannelloni ripieni - Pancakes stuffed with spiced veal and spinach, oven baked in a napoli and béchamel sauce - £9.50

 

Lasagne - Layers of egg pasta baked with bolognaise sauce, mozzarella, napoli and béchamel sauce - £8.95

 

Lasagne vegetariano (V) - Layers of egg pasta baked with mixed vegetables, mozzarella, napoli and béchamel sauce - £7.85

 

Penne arabiatta - Penne pasta with onion, pepperoni and black olives in a spicy napoli sauce - £8.95

 

Tagliatelle Verdi (V) - Spinach tagliatelle cooked with courgette, French beans, mixed olives in napoli sauce and white wine - £8.95

 

Porcini Risotto (V) - Rice baked with wild mushroom, cream, white wine, and mozzarella cheese - £8.95

 

Tortelini Capresa (V) - Tortelini cooked with spinach, artichoke and buffalo mozzarella in a creamy sauce topped with parmesan - £8.95

 

Linguine alla napolitana (V) - Linguine cooked with tomato sauce and fresh basil - £5.95

 

Cannelloni Ricotta (V) - Cannelloni filled with spinach and ricotta cheese, wrapped in home-made pancakes served with béchamel, tomato and mozzarella cheese - £9.50

 

Tagliatelle stroganoff - Egg and spinach tagliatelle pasta with strips of beef fillet in a homemade stroganoff sauce - £9.50

 

Tagliatelle salmon - Spinach an egg tagliatelle pasta with smoked salmon, leeks and chives in a cream sauce - £8.95

 

Risotto e’ pollo - Rice baked in saffron, napoli sauce and cream with chicken breast, wild mushrooms, peas, parmesan cheese and buffalo mozzarella - £9.50

 

Linguine polpete - Linguine and homemade lamb and angus beef meatballs in a spicy napoli sauce with buffalo mozzarella - £9.50

 

Ravioli ai formaggio - Five cheese ravioli in a crab and oyster sauce with prawns and wild mushrooms - £8.95

 

Pizza

Freshly made pizza, each one handmade by our talented pizza chef using only the finest ingredients - Buon appetito!!!

 

Margherita (V) - Mozzarella cheese, tomato and herbs - £6.50

 

Prosciutto funghi - Mozzarella cheese, tomato, honey ham, mushrooms and herbs - £7.25

 

Pizza la fortezza - Mozzarella cheese, salami, pepperoni, mushroom, honey ham, mixed peppers and red onion topped with an egg - £9.95

 

Pizza Mediterranea - Goats cheese, mozzarella, tuna, red onion, jalapeno peppers and cheery tomatoes - £9.25

 

Pizza toscana (V) - Grilled fresh vegetables, mozzarella cheese, cherry tomato, homemade pesto and garlic drizzled with olive oil - £8.95

 

Pizza Sicilliano - Mozzarella, tomato, parma ham topped with grated parmesan, rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes - £9.50

 

Pizza Hawaiian - Mozzarella cheese, tomato, honey ham and pineapple - £7.50

 

Pizza picante - Mozzarella cheese, tomato, pepperoni, smoked bacon, chicken breast and jalapeno peppers - £9.25

 

Pizza gamberoni - Mozzarella cheese, tomato, prawns, roasted red pepper, sweet chalotte onion all drizzled with chilli olive oil - £8.95

 

Pizza al pachino - Mozzarella cheese, tomato, home-made meatballs, pepperoni, drizzled with garlic olive oil - £9.25

 

Pizza bolognaise - Mozzarella cheese, tomato, home-made bolognaise sauce and red onion - £8.95

 

Calzone rustican - Half moon pizza filled with mushroom, mozzarella cheese, tomato, salami, pepperoni and honey ham - £9.95

 

Kiev calzone - Half moon pizza filled with chicken breast, smoked bacon, mushroom, garlic, tomato and mozzarella - £9.95

 

La Specialita dello chef

 

All our speciality dishes come with a choice of one from French fries, side salad or vegetables.

 

Pollo (chicken)

Here at La Fortezza we pride ourselves on using only prime corn fed chicken breast.

 

Pollo griglia - Grilled breast of corn fed chicken marinated in virgin olive oil, rosemary, basil, lemon juice and white wine. Served with grill garnish - £13.95

 

Pollo alla crema - Breast of corn fed chicken cooked in a sauce of mushrooms, white wine, leeks, chives and cream. £13.95

 

Pollo vino rosso - Breast of corn fed chicken, cooked in a red wine, bacon, mushroom and napoli sauce - £13.95

 

Pollo alexandrea - Breast of corn fed chicken, cooked in a spicy napoli sauce with mixed peppers. Topped with fresh avocado and melted buffalo mozzarella cheese - £13.95

 

Pollo fortezza - Breast of corn fed chicken, cooked in a sauce of tomato, saffron, king prawns, cream and a hint of chilli - £13.95

 

Pollo siciliano – Bread-crumbed breast of corn fed chicken, topped with buffalo mozzarella and parmesan in a spicy napoli sauce - £13.95

 

Carne di Vitello (veal)

 

Vitello Milanese - Shallow fried, breadcrumbed veal escallops, served with linguine pasta and napoli sauce - £14.95

 

Vitello saltimbocca - Veal escallops and parma ham cooked in sage white wine and butter - £14.95

 

 Vitello Venezia - Veal escallops grilled with porcini mushrooms and truffle butter - £14.95

 

Vitello valdostana - Veal escallops, wrapped in parma ham, stuffed with dolcelatte cheese. Served with a red wine demi-glace - £14.95

 

Carne di Manzo (steak)

 

Filetto di manzo (10 ounce)* - Fillet steak cooked to your preference. Served with grill garnish and garlic butter side - £18.95

 

Bistecca di controfiletto (11 ounce)* - Sirloin steak cooked to your preference. Served with grill garnish and garlic butter side - £17.95

 

*un-cooked weight

 

Salsa di supplimentare

 

 Salsa  pepe - Pink peppercorn, brandy and cream - £2.50

 

Salsa  dolcelatte - Dolcelatte with parma ham and red wine - £2.50

 

Salsa la fortezza - Tiger prawns with Archers peach schnapps, chilli, tomato and cream - £2.50

 

Salsa vino rosso - Home made pate and red wine demi-glace - £2.50

 

Salsa di porcini - Porcini mushrooms with marsala wine, Dijon mustard, cream and a hint of whiskey - £2.50

 

Salsa di diane - Diced mushrooms, challots and Dijon mustard with cream - £2.50

 

Contorno (side dishes)

 

Patatini fritto - French fries - £2.95

 

Patate saltati - Potatoes sautéed in butter - £3.25

 

Patata Boliti - Buttered new potatoes - £2.95

 

Funghi saltati - Mushroom sautéed in butter - £2.95

 

Zucchini - Deep fried courgettes - £2.95

 

Stagionale di verdure - Seasonal vegetables - £2.95

 

Spinaci saltati - Spinach sautéed in butter - £2.95

 

Contorno di insalsta (side salad)

 

Insalata mista - Mixed salad with basil olive oil dressing - £3.20

 

Rucola e parmigiano - Rocket and parmesan - £3.25

 

Insalata di pomodoro cipolla - Tomato, red onion and basil drizzled with olive oil - £3.20

 

Insalata di fagiolli - Cannellini bean, tomato and red onion salad - £3.60

 

Insalata di Cesare - Strips of corn fed chicken breast, smoked bacon, gem lettuce, free range poached egg and classic Caesar dressing - £6.95