Our menu is celebration of Italian cuisine, encompassing a broad selection to cater for the varied tastes of our guests. We offer well thought and carefully prepared dishes that are all freshly prepared.
La Gaffe has received many accolades over the years, such as the prestigious, international "Cuoco D'Oro" award from Italy, a Top Ten nomination in the London Evening Standard Awards as well as a AA Dinner award.
Our aim is to maintain the same high standards that have made us a favourite amongst our clientele over the years.
We look forward to welcoming you to "La Gaffe"
Slices of smoked beef topped with wild rocket, parmesan shavings and sun-dried tomatoes
Roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, feta cheese, tomatoes, olives and cucumber on a bed of baby spinach and wild rocket
Long pasta with mushrooms, courgettes, sun-dried tomatoes, wild rocket, garlic and chilli, tossed in extra Virgin olive oil
Thin flat strips of pasta with smoked salmon and asparagus, in a dill and cream sauce
Long pasta, with squid rings, clams, mussels, prawns, garlic and chilli in a fresh tomato and white wine sauce
Grilled chicken breast, topped with aubergine and mozzarella on a bed of tomato sauce
MERLUZZO ALLA PESCARESE
Baked cod topped with baby clams and prawns, in a tomato, garlic, chilli and white wine sauce
Baked fillet of lemon sole on a bed of spinach, in a tomato and bechamel sauce
Grilled tuna steak served on a julienne of fresh tomatoes, sweet corn and mongo, topped with fried wild rocket and baby spinach with an olive oil-pesto dressing
Trebbiano D'Abruzzo, Bisanzio (house wine) 2012
Lightly aromatic and floral, with flavours of white blossom and peach. 12%
Frascati Superiore, Tusculum 2012
Clean and well-balanced with a hint of peaches and honey. Delicate lemony nose and palate. 12%
Semillon Chardonnay, Mullygrubber, Warburn Estate 2012/2013 South Eastern Australia
Ripe, fresh fruit aromas of peach and melon, and a round, juicy palate. Finishing crisp and refreshing. 12.5%
Sauvignon Blanc, Via Nova 2011 Veneto, Italy
Showing elderflower, honeysuckle and passion fruit. On the palate it refreshes with delicious minerality and a gossamer-light body. 12% £20.50
Biferno Bianco, Camillo de Lellis 2010 Molise, Italy
Straw yellow with a nose showing ripe stone fruits. This dry white is textured and long on the palate with rounded acidity. 12%
Puiattino, Pinot Grigio IGT, Giovanni Puiatt 2012 Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Fresh and steely with a touch of honeyed richness, making it a wonderful aperitif. 12.5%
Gavi di Gavi, La Minaia, Nicola Bergaglio 2012 Piemonte, Italy
Rosato Veronese IGT, Veritiere 2012 Veneto, Italy
A crisp, fresh, versatile rosé with abundant, soft, red fruit flavours. 12%
Montepulciano D'Abruzzo2011 (house wine) 2012
From Italy's warm south, with bitter cherry and sweet by the glass bramble fruit. Lots of character. 13%
Primitivo Salento, Boheme 2012 Puglia, Italy
Aroma of plums and strawberry jam. Beautifully balanced. 13%
Chianti Classico Dentro, Cecchi 2010 Tuscany, Italy
Full and rich, characterised by hints of violets balanced with great structure allied to fine fruit. 13.5%
Merlot, La Paz2011 Central Valley, Chile
Red cherry and plum aromas. Filled with currant, ripe plum, cherry, vanilla and blackberry flavours, complemented by sweet ripe tannins. 12%
Biferno Rosso Riserva DOC, Camillo De Lellis 2009 Molise, Italy
The bouquet is complex and intense with hints of blackberry jam. On the palate the wine is velvety and harmonious with firm tannins. 13%
Cannonau di Sardegna, Picco del Sole 2011 Sardinia, Italy
A typical Sardinian red with a deep ruby colour and a palate brimming with ripe fruit and hints of sweet spice. Good acidity, soft tannins and a well-balanced, persistent finish. 13%
Via Collada Rioja, Riscal 2010 Rioja, Spain
Medium intensity and youthful with aromas and flavours of strawberries and red cherries, a savoury character and a hint of toast on the finish. 13.5%
Amarone della Valpolicella, Le Vigne 2009 Veneto, Italy
Aromas of morello cherries with layers of oak and spice. Rich and powerful with strong tannins and considerable texture and complexity. 14.5%
Prosecco Villa Sandi D.O.C N.V 11%
An apple bouquet on a floral background. A wine with a dry, fresh palate, good length and a pleasantly fruity finish.
Moet Chandon Imperial Brut N.V. 12%
Bright, seductive and elegant with revealing aromas of citrus and pear.
Veuve Clicquot Brut N.V. 12%
Intense on the nose and harmonious on the palate. Fresh and lively with a lingering apple-pear fruitiness.