(02) 6239 5556

4 Iluka St, Narrabundah ACT

Menu


La Cantina’s menu is bursting with traditional and modern Italian fare that’s regularly updated with the seasons. 

ASSAGGINI


  • FOCACCIA AL ROSMARINO (V)(DF)
    12

    rosemary, sea salt focaccia

  • FOCACCIA ALL’AGLIO (V)(DF)
    13

    garlic, olive oil focaccia

  • FOCACCIA AL FORMAGGIO
    16

    focaccia topped with fior di latte & anchovies

  • MARINATED OLIVES (V)(DF)(GF)
    8
  • SICILIAN WHITE ANCHOVIES (GF)(DF)
    14

    marinated in chilli oil served with peperonata & pine nuts

ANTIPASTI


  • BURRATA (V)(GF)
    19

    with heirloom tomatoes & basil pesto

  • ARANCINI FUNGHI (V)
    18

    crumbed porcini risotto balls, aioli, lemon & parsley (4pcs)

  • PANCETTA AL FORNO (DF)(GF)
    24

    grilled, slow cooked pork belly served with citrus salad, pickled red onion & nduja

  • CALAMARI FRITTI (DF)
    24

    crispy fried lolligo squid with herb salt, lemon & smoked paprika mayo

  • GAMBERONI ALLA PUTANSECA (DF)
    26

    pan fried Australian king prawns with olives, capers, tomato sugo and touch of chilli, served with pangrattato, salsa verde & lemon (3pc)

  • ANTIPASTO
    19 (SERVES 2) /38 (SERVES 4)

    Prosciutto di Parma, Sopressa, Mortadella, marinated olives, giardiniera & rosemary, sea salt Focaccia

PASTA & RISOTTO


  • LINGUINE ALLA PESCATORE (DF)
    34

    fresh linguine pasta Pescatore style with prawns, clams, lolligo squid, tomato sugo, garlic, touch of chilli & basil

  • PAPPARDELLE ALLA BOLOGNESE
    32

    fresh Pappardelle pasta with lamb and porcini Bolognese, green peas, touch of chilli & mint

  • TAGLIATELLE FUNGHI (V)
    30

    Tagliatelle pasta with sauteed seasonal mushrooms, truffle cream, asparagus & parsley

  • GNOCCHI
    31

    handmade with slow cooked tomato beef ragù, Grana Padano & rosemary

  • AGNOLOTTI DI ANATRA
    32

    handmade ravioli filled with orange duck confit, sultanas and ricotta, served with burnt butter sage sauce, shaved Grana Padano & crispy sage

  • CASARECCE
    31

    Sicilian short, twisted pasta with Calabrese chilli and fennel sausages, cime di rapa, garlic & Grana Padano

  • RISOTTO ZAFFERANO E SALSICCIA(GF)(V ON REQUEST)
    29

    saffron risotto with stracciatelle cheese, lemon & crispy sausages (V- with sauteed seasonal mushrooms)

Pizza


  • MARGHERITA (V)
    25

    tomato base, fior di latte, basil

  • CALABRESE
    27

    tomato base, fior di latte, pepperoni, Spanish onion, capsicum, chilli flakes

  • VIVIANA (V)
    27

    tomato base, fior di latte, gorgonzola, grilled eggplant, chilli flakes, topped with rocket, Grana Padano

  • DOMS
    28

    tomato base, fior di latte, soccer-ball ham, bacon, pepperoni, mushroom, olives, anchovies

  • CANTINA
    28

    fior di latte, house made Calabrese sausages, chat potatoes, rosemary, gorgonzola

  • PROSCIUTTO
    28

    tomato base, fior di latte topped with rocket, Grana Padano, Prosciutto di Parma

  • GAMBERI
    30

    Basil pesto base, fior di latte, prawns, cherry tomatoes, baby capers, lemon zest

Main Course


  • STINCO DI AGNELLO (GF)
    36

    Mediterranean slow cooked lamb shank served with roasted eggplant puree, grilled Dutch carrots and radicchio, drizzled with pomegranate vinaigrette

  • COTOLETTA DI MAIALE ALLA MILANESE (DF)
    38

    Crumbed pork cutlet served with pineapple chilli agrodolce, rocket, cherry tomatoes & grated Grana Padano

  • GALLETO ALLA DIAVOLA (GF)(DF)
    38

    partially deboned spatchcock brushed with signature chilli paste and oven baked, served with crispy chat potatoes, green chilli & Salmoriglio dressing

  • TAGLIATA DI MANZO (GF)
    49

    250g grass fed beef eye fillet served with smoked potato mash, sautéed bacon and Brussels sprouts, balsamic onion chutney & red wine jus (Minimum cooking time 30mins)

  • PESCE DEL GIORNO
    42

    Catch of the day steam baked in a paper envelop with chat potatoes and leek, served with white wine clams, olives and cherry tomatoes

CONTORNI


  • PATATE (GF)(V)
    12

    crispy chat potatoes, sea salt, garlic & rosemary

  • BROCCOLINI (GF)(V)
    14

    semi dried tomatoes, salmoriglio dressing & almond flakes

  • INSALATA DI ARUGULA (GF)(V)
    14

    rocket salad, pear, walnuts, Grana Padano, lemon olive oil dressing

Desserts


  • PANNA COTTA (GF)
    16

    vanilla infused panna cotta, rhubarb and ginger compote, meringue & raspberry almond crumble

  • TIRAMISU AL LA CANTINA
    16

    Tiramisu layered with mascarpone, espresso soaked savoiardi biscuits and dark chocolate ganache

  • CANNOLI
    16

    house made fresh Cannoli pastry filled with ricotta cream and candied fruits sealed with toasted pistachio, with lemon sorbet

  • CIOCCOLATO E MASCARPONE
    16

    goat’s cheese and white chocolate burnt cheesecake, served with mascarpone & mandarin sauce

  • TRIO DI SORBETTO (GF)(DF)
    16

    combination of three flavours of sorbet, with almond crumble

  • AFFOGATO (GF)
    16

    espresso, vanilla bean gelato, Frangelico liqueur

Sharing Menu


$60 PER HEAD (MINIMUM 2 PEOPLE)

  • ANTIPASTO

    Prosciutto di Parma, Sopressa, Mortadella, marinated olives, giardiniera & rosemary, sea salt Focaccia

  • ARANCINI FUNGHI (V)

    crumbed porcini risotto balls, aioli, lemon & parsley

  • GNOCCHI

    handmade with slow cooked tomato beef ragù, Grana Padano & rosemary

  • COTOLETTA DI MAIALE

    Crumbed pork cutlet served with pineapple chilli agrodolce, rocket, cherry tomatoes & grated Grana Padano

  • CANNOLI

    house made fresh Cannoli pastry filled with ricotta cream and candied fruits sealed with toasted pistachio, with lemon sorbet

Book a Table


Lunch:

Wednesday to Saturday

12pm to 2pm 

Dinner:

Tuesday – Thursday & Sunday

5:30pm Onwards

Friday & Saturday

First Sitting 5:30pm to 7:30 pm
Second Sitting 7:45pm onwards


LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE – BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL


La Cantina is fully licensed. We allow BY0 bottled wine only | $5.00 Corkage per person

$4 Cakage per person when bringing own cake | No split bills one bill for food and drinks will be provided per table

Phone

(02) 6239 5556

4 Iulka Street Narrabundah, ACT

4 Iluka Street, Narrabundah,
Canberra ACT 2064

Phone: 02 6239 5556