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Bowl of marinated Ligurian olives £2.10  V
Garlic Bread £2.30  V
Garlic Bread with mozzarella £2.80  V
Bruschetta – Pomodoro, mozzarella, olive oil and oregano £3.40  V

Paté della Casa
Smooth chicken liver and pork paté served with warm toasted Italian bread and caramelised onion £6.40

Mozzarella in Carrozza  V
Coated in fresh breadcrumbs, shallow fried and served with a delicate spicy tomato sauce £6.40

Mozzarella con Prosciutto 
Wrapped in parma ham served on toasted olive oil scented bread drizzled with homemade pesto £7.40

Porchetta Tartufata 
Finely sliced, cured lean roastd loin of pork served with truffle mayonnaise  £7.80

Branda Coullion di Baccala 
Ligurian style fish cake made with salted cod, roasted pine nuts and spring onion on a bed of cherry tomato salsa and mixed leaves  £8.20

Funghetti al Salto con Gamberetti
Button mushrooms sauteed with large peeled prawns, wine, garlic, chilli and cream  £8.40

Prosciutto San Daniele con melone
The very best of Italian ham and melon  £7.80

Salmone Scozzese Affumicato
Award winning 'John Ross Jr' Scottish smoked salmon  £8.80

Carpaccio di Filetto di Manzo
Carpaccio of Scottish fillet steak served with rocket leaves, parmesan shavings and dressed with best olive oil and lemon juice  £10.40


Minimum Two Persons

Selection of Parma ham, bresaola, salami, mortadella, pancetta tesa, marinated artichokes, olives and parmesan pieces  £6.80 pp

Frittura di Pesce
Goujons of fresh fish of the day, calamari fritti and tiger prawns, served with homemade tartar sauce  £8.00 pp



Lasagne di Una Volta

Our homemade fresh pasta, best beef lasagne  £8.20

Aubergine alla Parmigiana  V
Baked layers of grilled aubergine, mozzarella, tomato and parmesan  £8.60

Avocado e Gamberetti
Hot avocado baked with Atlantic prawns, lobster sauce, brandy, cream, fresh tomato and gratinee  £8.80

ZUPPE E Risotti

Zuppa del Giorno
Fresh and seasonal soup of the day  £5.20

Minestra di Verdure
Fresh minestrone soup with rice and homemade pesto  £5.20

Risotto ai Funghi  V
Classic porcini and field mushroom risotto  £8.20

Risotto al Granchio
White crab meat, brandy, cherry tomato and rocket pesto  £9.20


Spaghetti Aglio e Olio  V
Olive oil, garlic, chilli and cherry tomato  £7.60

Penne Lucanica
My own lucanica style sausage, garlic, herbs, wine and lots of parmesan  £8.20

Spaghetti o Tagliatelle alla Carbonara o Bolognese
Two classics not to be forgotten!  £8.20

Tagliatelle al Salmone
Handmade tagliatelle, smoked salmon, vodka, cream, black pepper and chives  £9.20

Tagliolini Tartufati
Thin egg tagliatelle tossed in cream of white truffle, black pepper, truffle oil and shaved parmesan  £9.40


Our famous fresh pasta ravioli are handmade daily.  Look out for any new creations as well as our all time favourites on the specials board

PLEASE NOTE £2.50 extra is added to any pasta, risotto, starter or soup served as a main course, regardless of size


Pesce e Speciali

Be sure to look at our famous Specials Board for what the South Coast and Billingsgate market have to offer today along with other specials.


Fegato Burro e Salvia
Fresh Dutch calves' liver served with butter & sage or wine & onion  £12.80

Filetto di Maiale con Pancetta al Balsamico
Pan fried pork fillet medallions wrapped in pancetta cooked with wine, mixed herbs and balsamic £13.20

Pollo alla Mozzarella 
Pan fried chicken breast coated in breadcrumbs topped with ham and mozzarella served with fresh tomato sauce  £12.20

Bric e Brac alla Diavola
Baked boneless thigh and chicken breast with fresh chilli, garlic, rosemary and tobasco - hot!!  £12.20

Pollo Gamberetti con Salsa al Finocchietto
Breast of chicken with Atlantic prawns and finely sliced fresh fennel cooked in a delicate cream and wine sauce  £12.40

Scaloppine Funghi e Crema
Veal escalope, cream, white wine, field and porcini mushrooms  £12.80

Classic Vitello alla Milanese con Spaghetti al Pomodoro
Veal escalope coated in breadcrumbs served with spaghetti al pomodoro  £12.80

Paillard di Manzo con Patate Fritte e Salmoriglio
Grilled thin sirloin steak brushed with aromatic oil served with homemade chips  £16.20

Bistecca di Manzo al Pepe Nero
Best Scotch sirloin served with brandy, black pepper, wine and cream  £16.90

da dividere

Minium two persons

Grigliata Mista di Carne con Salmoriglio
Mixed grill of sirloin steak, pork fillet, veal escalope and our sausages brushed with aromatic oil served with grilled tomato and sauteed button mushrooms  £16 pp

A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill. Prices are inclusive of VAT.

All menu prices are subject to change at short notice.


Insalata Primavera
Marinated artichokes, rocket, mixed leaves, avocado, green beans, cherry tomato and mozzarella  £11.60

Carlo's Insalata di Cesare
Iceberg, rocket, mixed leaves, chargrilled chicken fillet, crispy pancetta, anchovies, parmesan croutons and my special dressing  £12.80

Insalata di Pesce
Fresh tuna carpaccio, white crab meat, Atlantic prawns, John Ross Jnr smoked salmon on a bed of rocket, mixed leaves and avocado dressed with citrus and olive oil dressing  £14.40

Insalate are also available as a starter for £3.00 less


Medley of Fresh Vegetables and roasted potatoes  £3.40 
Homemade chips  £2.20
Zucchini Fritti £3.20
Fine Crispy Onion Rings  £3.20
Fresh Spinach  £3.80
Mixed of Green Salad  £2.80
Tomato and Red Onion Salad  £3.20
Rocket and Parmesan Salad  £3.80


Amore di Gelato - Super premium ice cream
2 sccops £4.40/3 scoops £5.40

Meringata di Luana - £5.80
Homemade meringue, fresh fruit of the season, vanilla ice cream and Chantilly cream

Tiramisú - £5.60
Classic Italian tiramisú with espresso coffee and mascarpone 

Cioccolatissimo - £5.80
A devilishly bitter/sweet dark chocolate mousse infused with brandy topped with caramelised orange peel  

Cannoli alla Siciliana - £5.60
Sweet pastry tube filled with mascarpone and patisserie cream  

Pere Condite al Chianti e Cannella - £5.60
Sweet fresh pear poached in Chianti wine served with cinnamon ice cream and amaretti biscotti  

Semi Freddo alle Nocciole - £5.80
Semi frozen almond, cream and hazelnut indulgence  

Crêpes al Grand Marnier - £6.20
Crêpes cooked in an orange and Grand Marnier sauce flamed with brandy served with vanilla ice cream

Formaggi Italiani - £7.40
Dolcelatte, Taleggio and Parmigiano Reggiano, fresh fruit, honey and biscuits

da dividere

Dolci con Amici - £6.50/pp
A trio of our favourite desserts - Cioccolatissimo, Hazelnut Semi Freddo and Tiramisú

Classic Zabaglione - £6.00/pp
An 18th Century timeless dessert that will last forever  

Our famous Specials Board is what brings most people back to Carlo's.  The dishes can change daily - below are just some that have featured.  For confirmation of dishes please give us a call on 01483 224180


Handmade tagliolini with fresh black winter truffle - £10.80
Cornish white crab and avocado - £9.40
Fresh Yellow Fin tuna carpaccio - £9.40
Calamari fritti and homemade tartar sauce - £8.80
Fresh asparagus Milano - £8.80
Goujons of Cornish Cod - £8.80
Spaghetti alle Vongole - £9.20

HANDMADE raviolis

Porcini mushroom and cream of white truffle
Spinach, ricotta and crispy chard
Tiger prawn and crayfish
Veal and mortadella
Starter £10.40 / Main £13.60

main course

Fresh Dover Sole - £23.50
Fillet of Seabass in Crostata - £17.80
King Prawns Carlo - £18.50
Spaghetti al Astice (lobster) - £21.50
Skate Wing black butter and caper berries - £17.95
Crispy Duck orange grand marnier and soy sauce - £16.95
Lamb Fillet al Balsamico  - £17.95
Fillet Steak Rossini - £21.95

3 Course children's menu - £7.20 per child
(under 11)

Garlic Bread

Chicken in Breadcrumbs served with homemade chips
Ravioli di Spinaci homemade spinach and ricotta cheese ravioli  V
Penne or Spaghetti pasta with choice of meatballs, tomato sauce, pesto or bolognese
Calamari Fritti served with homemade chips

Large scoop of Italian ice-cream 
Crêpe with lemon and sugar or chocolate sauce
Fresh Fruit Salad

set LUnch menu

Our set lunch menu changes weekly and below is a sample menu.
Monday to Friday 12pm - 2.15pm 
2 courses £13.95 / 3 courses £15.95
Sunday Lunch 12pm - 3pm
2 courses £15.95 / 3 courses £17.95

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party menu

Our 3 course Party Menu is available and recommended for groups of 10 or more  Monday to Saturday evenings.  We are very happy to amend the menu on request and whenever possible request the food choices to be sent through a couple of days before the booking. 

Monday - Thursday £21.50
Friday and Saturday £24.50

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