LA Gaffe

Restaurant

Since 1962, La Gaffe has been opening its doors to locals and overseas visitors alike. We opened originally as a French restaurant but, over the years, we have experimented with being a Seafood restaurant before finally reverting to our roots and becoming an Italian restaurant.

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RESTAURANT OPENING TIMES

Lunch
Thurs and Fri 12.00pm-2.30pm
Sat and Sun 12.00pm-3.30pm

Dinner
Mon-Sat evening from 6.30pm-11pm
Sunday
6.30pm-10pm

Restaurant Menu

GLI Antipasti

MINESTRONE

Traditional Italian vegetable soup

£6.50

IL MONTE DELLA BURRATA

Whole burrata mozzarella with beetroot and tomato on a bed of wild rocket

£7.95

ASPARAGI CON PANCETTA

Baked asparagus wrapped with flat pancetta and topped with parmesan cheese

£8.95

AVOCADO CON SALMONE

Fresh avocado with smoked salmon and mozzarella

£8.95

CALAMARI FRITTI

Deep-fried breaded squid rings, served with tartare sauce and a salad garnish

£8.95

INSALATA MEDITERRANEO

Roasted peppers, artichoke hearts, feta cheese, tomatoes, olives and cucumber on a bed of baby spinach and wild rocket

£8.50

Le Paste

GNOCCHI QUATTRO FORMAGGI

Fresh potato dumplings baked in a taleggio, gorgonzola, pecorino and parmesan cream cheese sauce

£9.50

RAVIOLI ROSA

Pasta parcels filled with ricotta cheese and spinach with fresh leaves of spinach in a tomato and cream sauce

£9.50

SPAGHETTI ALFREDINO

Long pasta with mushrooms, courgettes, sun-dried tomatoes, wild rocket, garlic and chilli, tossed in extra Virgin olive oil

£9.50

FARFALLE CON POLLO

Butterfly pasta with pan-seared strips of chicken in a mushroom, mixed peppers and pesto sauce

£9.95

FETTUCCINE GAMBERONI

Thin flat strips of pasta with fanned tiger prawns in a fresh tomato, wild rocket, garlic, chilli and white wine sauce

£10.95

RISOTTO ALLA MARINARA

Arborio rice with squid rings, clams, mussels, prawns, garlic and chilli in a white wine sauce

£11.50

Le Carni

POLLO IMPANATO

Packington free range breaded chicken breast filled with cheddar and honey roast ham on a tomato and cream sauce base

£13.95

FILETTO DI MAIALE

Orchard farm free range fillet of pork wrapped bacon, in a mushroom, sultana and cream sauce

£15.50

FEGATO BURRO E SALVIA

Pan-seared calf’s liver in a butter and sage sauce

£15.50

VITELLO AL CARCIOFINI

Pan-seared veal escalope in a baby artichoke and white wine sauce with a dash of pesto, topped with a wild rocket

£15.95

COSTOLETTE D’AGNELLO

French trimmed rack of lamb, marinated in a Dijon mustard, herb and garlic sauce

£18.95

FILETTO AL PEPE VERDE

Surrey farm grass fed fillet steak in a green peppercorn sauce

£21.00

I Pesci

SOGLIOLA FIORENTINA

Baked fillet of lemon sole on a bed of spinach, in a tomato and bechamel sauce

£13.50

MERLUZZO AL FUNGHI

Baked cod topped in a mushroom, asparagus, cream and Pernod sauce

£13.95

BRANZINO AL FORNO

Grilled whole sea bass topped with olive oil and herbs

£15.50

TROTA ALLE MANDORLE

Trout topped with roasted almonds in a butter and brandy sauce. Served with saffron rice

£15.50

IPPOGLOSSO AL LIMONE

Pan-seared halibut steak in a lemon, caper and white wine sauce

£15.95

Vini Bianchi

Trebbiano D’Abruzzo, Bisanzio 2015

Lightly aromatic and floral, with flavours of white blossom and peach. 12%

£15.95
£3.95 by the glass

Frascati Gotto D’Oro 2016 (Italy) 13.5%

Light straw yellow, with a delicate lemony nose. In the mouth it is clean and well-balanced with hints of lemon, peaches and honey.

£22.95

Fiano, Mandrarossa 2016 (Italy) 13.5%

Excellent as an aperitif and perfect to pair with fish and full flavoured white meats.

£23.95

Sauvignon Blanc, Frost Pocket 2016 (N. Zealand) 13%

Deliciously crisp and fresh, packed full of vibrant and long lasting lime, gooseberry and tropical fruit flavours

£25.95
£5.95 by the glass

Picpoul De Pinet, Domainede Belle Mare 2016 (France) 13%

Brilliant, pale yellow tint with green hues; very fresh nose, delicate and floral, lively and fresh attack with lemon touch; final on a mineral and salty note

£25.95

Puiattino, Pinot Grigio IGT, Giovanni Puiatt 2016 (Italy) 12%

Golden yellow colour. On the nose, notes of golden apple, ripe pear and peach. Good consistency in the mouth, good balance between acidity and roundness

£28.95

Gavi di Gavi, La Minaia 2016 (Italy) 12%

Pale gold in colour, it has a light, fresh, mineral and citrus bouquet. The palate is crisp and dry, with a hint of ripe pears and a complex array of red and green apples, the finish is mouthwateringly refreshing and lengthy.

£34.95

Vini Rossi/Rosato

Vino Rosato

Rosato Veronese IGT, Veritiere 2015 (Italy) 12%

(Italian) Soft, red fruit flavours abound on the palate, with a crisp freshness that is both balanced and versatile. This wine makes for delicious summer drinking.

£22.50
£5.95 by the glass

Montepulciano D’Abruzzo (Italy) 13%

From the warm south, with bitter cherry and sweet bramble fruit. Lots of character.

£15.95
£3.95 by the glass

Melodias Malbec, Trapiche 2016 (Argentina) 13%

Softly textured with notes of violets, plums and cherries and subtle hints of vanilla

£19.95

Merlot, Primera Luz 2016 (Chile)

Fresh, raspberry and strawberry nose, with a light and juicy palate bursting with forest fruit. Straight-talking, easy-drinking, moreish

£20.50
£5.25 by the glass

Biferno Rosso Riserrva DOC, Palladino 2012 (Italy) 13%

The bouquet is complex and intense with hints of blackberry jam. On the palate the wine is velvety and harmonious with pleasant, firm tannins

£22.00

Rosato Veronese IGT, Veritiere 2015 (Italy) 12%

(Italian) Soft, red fruit flavours abound on the palate, with a crisp freshness that is both balanced and versatile. This wine makes for delicious summer drinking.

£22.50
£5.95 by the glass

VINI ROSSI

Montellano Rioja, Ramon Bilboa 2015 (Spain) 13.5%

Clear, intense, deep cherry red with a violet hue. The nose is clean, medium intensity and youthful with aromas of strawberries and red cherries. The palate has a medium body with attractive ripe fruit flavours with a delicious savoury character

£23.75

Corvina Verona IGP, Tina 2016 (Italy) 14%

Intense ruby red. Distinctive spice and ripe red fruits on the nose. Dry, full-bodied, velvety and round

£24.00

Chianti Classico, Cecchi 2014 (Italy) 13%

Characterised by an intense, ruby red colour, full and rich. On the palate it is balanced with great structure allied to fine fruit, raspberry and strawberry nose, with a light and juicy palate

£27.50

Amarone della Valpolicella, Le Vigne 2013 (Italy) 14.5%

Deep almost opaque in colour with a pronounced nose of morello cherries interspersed with layers of oak and spice. On the palate is rich and powerful with strong tannins and considerable texture and complexity. This is a powerful wine of great character

£59.95

Frizzanti

Prosecco Villa Sandi D.O.C N.V (Italy) 11%

An apple bouquet on a floral background. A wine with a dry, fresh palate, good length and a pleasantly fruity finish

£24.95
£5.50 by the glass

Moet Chandon Imperial Brut N.V. (France) 12%

Bright, seductive and elegant with revealing aromas of citrus and pear.

£55.00

Veuve ClicquotBrut N.V. (France) 12%

Intense on the nose and harmonious on the palate. Fresh and lively with a lingering apple-pear fruitiness.

£89.95

I Nostri Dolci

Tiramisu

Sponge fingers with mascarpone, coffee and Amaretto liqueur

£5.25

Crème Brulée

Rich baked custard in a caramel sauce

£5.25

Pannacotta

Baked vanilla cream, topped with a fresh fruit coulis

£5.25

Crostata di Mele

Baked apple pie, served hot or cold (with ice cream £5.95)

£5.25

Gelati (Marine Ices)

Vanilla, chocolate, lemon sorbet, strawberry, coffee or Pistachio

£5.25

Torta al Cioccolato

Chocolate fudge cake, served hot with ice cream

£5.95

Formaggi Misti

Selection of Italian cheeses

£7.25

Selection of Teas

£1.95

Espresso

£1.95

Cappucino

£1.95

Caffe Latte

£1.95

Americano

£1.95

Irish Coffee

whisky, coffee and cream

£5.50

Café Royal

brandy, coffee and cream

£5.50

Selection of Liqueurs and Spirits

£4.50

Malt Whisky

£5.00

Port

£4.00

Brandy

£4.50

Cognac VSOP

£5.50

Digestivi

Grappa, Limoncello, Sambuca, Fernet Branca

£5.00

Set Menus and Private Parties

Since 1962 we have been proud to create menus for weddings, birthdays, baptisms, graduations, reunions, Christmas parties, New Years Eve celebrations and numerous other occasions.

Our primary aim is to provide a menu suited to your individual taste and budget, in a comfortable and relaxed setting. We have a selection of set menus available; however, we are also able to cater to particular requests and special dietary requirements or simply create a bespoke menu.

Our restaurant can seat up to a maximum of fifty and is perfect for an intimate celebration. We have been honoured that over the decades, so many of our diners have chosen us to host their special occasions. We hope you will too!

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