Antipasti (Starters)

Fungi di aglio (Garlic Mushrooms)
Mushrooms and bacon, cooked in a garlic, parsley and cream sauce, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese & served with Italian bread.
£6.50

Salsa di granchio (Crab Meat)
Fresh crab meat served with a homemade avocado sauce & cherry tomato.
£7.95

Pate di fegato (Pate)
Homemade chicken liver pate with ciabatta bread and cranberry sauce.
£6.95

Insalata caprese (Tomato & Mozzarella)
Slices of buffalo mozzarella cheese with tomato, fresh basil and olive oil.
£6.95 (v)

Cocktail di gamberetti (Prawn Cocktail)
Greenland prawns topped with marie rose sauce and paprika.
£6.95

Gamberoni al' aglio e burro (King Prawns)
Whole tiger prawns cooked in garlic butter, saffron, parsley and white wine with Italian bread.
£8.95

Cornetti salmone (Salmon & Prawns)
Greenland prawns wrapped in smoked Scottish salmon with marie rose sauce.
£7.95

Insalata di mare (Seafood Salad)
A selection of seafood marinated in lemon juice, parsley, olive oil and white wine vinegar.
£7.95

Avocado Italiano (Avocado Salad) (V)
A tricolore of avocado, tomato and buffalo mozzarella, and basil olive oil.
£6.95

Mozzarella e parma ham
Parma ham and buffalo mozzarella drizzled with basil olive oil.
£7.95

Minestrone di mamma (V)
Homemade minestrone soup served with Italian bread.
£5.95

Costine di maiale (Spare Ribs)
Spare ribs in a homemade barbeque sauce.
£8.95

Brushchetta
Toasted ciabatta with fresh cherry tomato, garlic and basil olive oil, topped with Parmesan shavings.
£4.95

Calamari fritti
Calamari lightly fried served with homemade tartar sauce.
£7.95

Mozzarella in carozza (V)
Breadcrumbed mozzarella disks, deep fried, served with Napoli sauce.
£6.95

Oliva marinata (V)
In-house marinated olives.
£3.90


Pane (Pizza Base Breads)

Aglio e' rosmarino (V)
Garlic pizza bread topped with home-grown rosemary, sea salt and drizzled with basil olive oil.
£3.95

Aglie e' pomodoro (V)
Garlic pizza bread topped with tomato, basil and drizzled with olive oil.
£4.95

Pomodoro e mozzarella (V)
Garlic pizza bread topped with tomato and mozzarella cheese.
£5.95

 

Pasta
We can make some of our pasta dishes with Gluten Free pasta - please ask.
All our Pasta Dishes contain Garlic

Any pasta served as a starter
(Please note the Tagliatelle Stroganoff is not included as a starter)
£7.50

Linguine rustica
Linguine pasta with homemade basil olive oil, chilli, cherry tomatoes, prawns and parmesan cheese.
£10.95

Linguine ragu bolognaise
Linguine pasta with the chef's special Scottish angus beef bolognaise, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£9.95

Linguine pollo
Linguine pasta with chicken breast, homemade basil olive oil, parsley and Napoli sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£11.95

Linguine bochero (V)
Linguine pasta with chilli, parsley, onion, garlic, capers , cherry tomatoes and parmesan. With a choice of prawns, chicken breast, bacon, or spinach.
£11.95

Linguine carbonara
Linguine pasta with smoked bacon in a cream, white wine and parmesan cheese & parsley sauce and topped with mozzarella cheese.
£9.95

Cannelloni ripieni
Rolled egg pasta stuffed with spiced veal, spinach & Riccota cheese, oven baked in a napoli and béchamel sauce.
£10.95

Lasagne
Layers of egg pasta baked with bolognaise sauce, mozzarella, napoli and béchamel sauce.
£10.95

Lasagne vegetariano (V)
Layers of egg pasta baked with mixed vegetables, mozzarella, napoli and béchamel sauce.
£9.95

Penne arabiatta
Penne pasta with onion, pepperoni, black olives and parsley in a spicy napoli sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£9.95

Porcini Risotto (V)
Rice baked with wild mushroom, cream, white wine, parsley and mozzarella cheese, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£9.95

Linguine alla napolitana (V)
Linguine cooked with napoli sauce, fresh basil and Parmesan cheese
£6.50

Cannelloni Ricotta (V)
Cannelloni filled with spinach and ricotta cheese, wrapped in egg pasta, served with béchamel, tomato and mozzarella cheese.
£9.95

Tagliatelle stroganoff
Egg tagliatelle pasta with strips of beef fillet and parsley in a creamy homemade stroganoff sauce with parsley and a touch of mustard, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£14.95

Tagliatelle salmone
Egg tagliatelle pasta with smoked salmon and parsley in a white wine creamy sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£11.95

Risotto e’ pollo
Rice baked in saffron, napoli sauce and creamy white wine with strips of chicken breast, wild mushrooms, parsley, peas, parmesan cheese and buffalo mozzarella.
£11.95

Linguine polpete
Linguine and homemade Angus beef meatballs in a spicy napoli sauce with buffalo mzzarella, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£11.95

Ravioli ai formaggio
Five cheese ravioli in a creamy white wine sauce with prawns and wild mushrooms, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.
£11.95

 

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.
£7.95

Prosciutto funghi
Mozzarella cheese, tomato, ham, mushrooms and herbs.
£8.95

Pizza la fortezza
Mozzarella cheese, salami, pepperoni, ham, mixed peppers and red onion.
£10.95

Pizza vegetariana (V)
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, oregano, cherry tomatoe, pesto, garlic and a selection of fresh vegetables
£8.95

Pizza Sicilliano
Mozzarella, tomato, parma ham topped with grated parmesan, rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes.
£9.95

Pizza Hawaiian
Mozzarella cheese, tomato, ham and pineapple.
£8.95

Pizza picante
Mozzarella cheese, tomato, pepperoni, smoked bacon, strips of chicken breast and jalapeno peppers.
£9.95

Pizza al pachino
Mozzarella cheese, tomato, home made meatballs, pepperoni, drizzled with garlic olive oil.
£9.95

Calzone rustican
Half moon pizza filled with mushroom, mozzarella cheese, tomato, salami, pepperoni and ham.
£10.95

Kiev calzone
Half moon pizza filled with chicken breast, smoked bacon, mushroom, garlic, tomato and mozzarella.
£10.95

 

La Specialita dello chef

Pollo (chicken)
Here at La Fortezza we pride ourselves on using only prime chicken breast.
All our Pollo dishes come with a choice of vegetables, fries or salad.

Pollo griglia
Grilled breast of chicken marinated in virgin olive oil, rosemary, basil, lemon juice and white wine. Served with grill garnish.
£16.95

Pollo alla crema
Breast of chicken cooked in a sauce of mushrooms, white wine, parsley and cream.
£16.95

Pollo alexandrea
Breast of chicken, cooked in a spicy napoli sauce with mixed peppers. Topped with fresh avocado and melted buffalo mozzarella cheese.
£16.95

Pollo fortezza
Breast of chicken, cooked in a sauce of tomato, saffron, king & baby prawns, peach schnaps, parsley, garlic, cream and a hint of chilli.
£17.95

Pollo siciliano
Breadcrumbed breast of chicken, topped with mozzarella and parmesan in a spicy napoli sauce.
£16.95

Carne di Vitello (veal)
All our veal dishes come with a choice of vegetables, fries or salad.

Vitello Venezia
Veal escallops grilled with porcini mushrooms, gravy and truffle butter sauce.
£16.95

Vitello valdostana
Veal escallops, wrapped in parma ham, stuffed with dolcelatte cheese, topped with mozzarella. Served with a red wine demi-glace sauce.
£17.95

Carne di Manzo (steak)
Our steak dishes come with a choice of vegetables, fries or salad

Filetto di manzo (10 ounce)*
Fillet steak cooked to your preference. Served with grill garnish and garlic butter side.
£22.95

Bistecca di ai Ferri (11 ounce)*
Grilled Sirloin steak cooked to your preference. Served with grill garnish and garlic butter side.
£19.95

*un-cooked weight

 

Salsa di supplimentare

Salsa pepe
Peppercorn, brandy and cream.
£3.50

Salsa dolcelatte
Dolcelatte cheese, white wine and cream.
£3.50

Salsa la fortezza
Tiger & baby prawns with Archers peach schnapps, chilli, napoli, cream and a touch of garlic..
£4.50

Salsa di porcini
Porcini mushrooms with marsala wine, French mustard, cream and whiskey.
£3.95

Contorno (side dishes)

Patatini fritto
French fries.
£3.25

Patate saltati
Potatoes sautéed in butter.
£3.50

Patata Boliti
Buttered new potatoes.
£3.25

Zucchini
Deep fried courgettes.
£3.50

Stagionale di verdure
Seasonal vegetables.
£3.25

Spinaci saltati
Spinach sautéed in garlic butter.
£3.50

 

Contorno di insalsta (side salad)

Insalata mista
Mixed salad with basil olive oil dressing.
£3.50

Rucola e parmigiano
Rocket and parmesan
£3.50

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