Specialising in regional Italian cuisine, Caffé Caldesi in Marylebone is an ideal place to pop into for a cappuccino, a glass of wine or an authentic Italian meal in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Caffé Caldesi searches out traditional and lesser-known recipes from all regions of Italy. The staff originate from all over Italy and their experiences are maximised to their potential in the kitchen, so you will be sure to find and enjoy food that's just to your tastes. Visit the restaurant on the first floor for a hearty home-cooked Italian meal or a bowl of pasta in a formal environment. Meanwhile, the lively ground floor bar is a friendly destination, ideal for meeting up to enjoy a casual lunch.
ANTIPASTI Zuppa del giorno Freshly made seasonal soup £6.00 Verdure grigliate con mozzarella di Bufala Buffalo mozzarella with grilled vegetables £9.50 Filetto battuto alla Robespierre * Warm fillet of beef with balsamic and rosemary dressing, rocket and Parmesan shavings £10.90 Tagliere misto di salumi e formaggi A wooden platter of Parma ham, bresaola, mortadella, salami and Italian cheeses £11.20 Crespelle alla birra Moretti con granchio e salsa di spinaci Moretti beer pancakes stuffed with crab in a spinach sauce £12.10 Gamberoni con salsa al Brandy King Tiger prawns with garlic and chilli brandy sauce £14.50 There will be a £3.50 supplement if you choose a starter as a main course PRIMI PIATTI Rigatoni alla Garfagnana Rigatoni with beef, pork and porcini mushroom ragu £10.80/13.50 Tagliolini con granchio e pomodorini Homemade tagliolini with fresh crab and cherry tomatoes £11.50/13.50 Tagliatelle ai frutti di mare * Tagliatelle with king prawns, squid, clams and mussels £11.50 /13.50 Linguine Caldesi Giancarlo's favourite-tomato, chilli, garlic and a dash of cream £9.90/12.00 PESCE Merluzzo alla siciliana su pure` di patate Pan fried fillet of cod on mash potato with tomatoes, olives, capers sauce £18.50 Branzino grigliato al finocchio arrostito con aneto e vino bianco Grilled fillets of sea bass on roasted fennel with dill and white wine sauce £18.80 Gamberoni e capesante in salsa al Brandy King prawns and scallops pan fried with brandy chilli and garlic £23.90 CARNI Filetto di maiale arrotolato in pancetta di Praga con pure di patate e porri Pork fillet wrapped in smoked pancetta on leek mash and Marsala sauce £16.90 Costolette d'agnello alla scottadito Char grilled lamb cutlet on braised roasted peppers and shallots £18.90 Fegato burro e salvia con spinaci * Pan fried calves liver with butter and sage sauce on spinach leaves £18.00 Portafoglio di vitello ripieno di taleggio con carciofi e salsa al vino bianco Veal escalope stuffed with taleggio cheese served with artichokes and white wine sauce £19.90 Filetto di manzo con Asiago in salsa di vino rosso * Pan-fried fillet of beef with Asiago cheese and red wine sauce £21.50 CONTORNI Green beans £3.50 Sauteed spinach £3.50 Sauteed broccoli £3.50 Mixed salad or green salad £4.00 Rocket and parmesan salad £4.50 Roast potatoes £3.50 Mash potatoes £3.50 A discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to the bill. Vat is included.