Zizzi - Cambridge Bene't Street

Zizzi restaurants are passionate about simple Italian cookery. Whether it's pizza or pasta, salads or risotto, or carne and pesce (meat and fish), each dish is prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients - from the popular classics to Zizzi's own innovations - ensuring that you can enjoy a great Italian dining experience, at any of Zizzi's Italian restaurants around the country.

Book a Table at Zizzi - Cambridge Bene't Street

Information

Address
16 Bene’t Street
Cambridge
CB2 3QN
Restaurant Style(s)
Modern Restaurant
Restaurant Cuisine(s)
Italian
Pizza
Open Hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30
Average Price for Meal
£28
Average Price for Main Course
£11

Special Offers

Sorry no offers available at this time

Location

Menu


Dishes to Start
Dishes to get things started. 
Italian Bread Bucket V

bread, baked fresh in our pizza oven, topped with olive oil and rosemary.
Tomato and Pesto Bread V

focaccia topped with tomato passata and green pesto.
Garlic Bread with Mozzarella V

focaccia topped with mozzarella and caramelised balsamic onions.
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Garlic Bread V

focaccia topped with garlic butter and rosemary.
Zizzi Olives V

giant nocellara and purple olives with thyme and chilli.
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Gamberoni Arrosti

oven baked king prawns in their shells with parsley, butter, chilli, lemon and dough sticks.
Pizzetta Formaggio di Capra V

roasted peppers, goats? cheese and basil on top of our baked pizza bread.
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Arancini Funghi e Mozzarella V

risotto rice balls with mushrooms, melting mozzarella cheese and italian herbs.
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Sharers
Italians love sharing food, and these dishes are perfect for exactly that. if you're not the sharing type though, they'd also make a great starter or main course for one. 
Antipasti Zizzi

italy on a plate. prosciutto, speck, coppa, finocchiona, bufala mozzarella, slow roasted tomatoes and olives.
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Antipasti Siciliani V

bufala mozzarella with roasted peppers, aubergines, artichokes, olives, slow roasted tomatoes and dough sticks.
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Calamari

crispy rings of squid with a garlic and basil aioli dip.
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Fritto Misto

king prawns, calamari, whitebait, peppers, artichoke and courgette lightly battered. served with chilli, lemon, parsley and an aioli dip.
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Cicchetti Misti

a hot platter of mushroom arancini risotto balls, chicken and pepper skewers, oven baked king prawn skewers, mini calzone with spicy n'duja sausage, and a tomato and bufala mozzarella salad with a chunky pepperonata dip.
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Lighter Pizzas + Salads
Who says fewer calories has to mean less taste? we don't believe in diets, but we also know it's important to keep things balanced, which is why we've created our lighter range. 
Skinny pizza rustica pollo piccante

spicy chicken, roquito chillies, tomato and mozzarella. served with a mixed leaf and tomato salad.
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Skinny pizza rustica bufala V

bufala mozzarella and slow roasted tomatoes, finished with fresh basil and rocket. served with a mixed leaf and tomato salad.
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Skinny pizza rustica primavera V

slices of aubergine, artichoke, peppers, olives, tomato sauce, mozzarella and goats? cheese. served with a mixed leaf and tomato salad.
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Insalata di pollo

roast chicken in an aioli and lemon dressing with pancetta, green beans, cannellini beans, balsamic onions, slow roasted tomatoes and lentils on mixed leaves.
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Insalata super zucca V

roasted butternut squash with goats? cheese, mint, courgette, lentils, green beans and salad leaves, tossed in a white balsamic dressing and served with dough sticks.
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Insalata d'anatra

roasted, shredded duck with pancetta, mixed salad, lentils and spring onions. dressed in balsamic, topped with grana padano cheese.
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Insalata bistecca e funghi

mixed salad with slices of steak, mushrooms, red onion and baby plum tomatoes. dressed in white balsamic, topped with grana padano cheese.
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Pizza Rustica
Our signature pizza: bigger, thinner, crispier and loaded with even more toppings. 
Rustica Mezzo e Mezzo V

one half; mozzarella, slices of creamy new potato, riserva cheese, red onion and thyme. the other half; roasted peppers, roquito chilli, mushroom and rocket.
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Rustica Mare e Monti

one half king prawns, courgette, mozzarella and crème fraîche. the other half fiery sausage, tomato sauce, chilli and rocket.
Rustica Piccante

spicy n?duja sausage, pepperoni, salami, roquito chilli, mushroom, mozzarella, rocket and mascarpone.
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Rustica Primavera V

roasted aubergine, artichoke, peppers, olives, tomato sauce, mozzarella, green pesto and goats? cheese.
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Rustica Sofia

spicy chicken with pepperoni, spicy sausage, chilli and rosemary
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love pizza but want something a bit lighter? Try a skinny rustica from the lighter pizza section.

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Calzone & Classic Pizza
 
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Calzone Pollo Spinaci

roast chicken, spinach, mushroom and thyme in a creamy mozzarella and bechamel sauce, topped with crispy coppa ham.
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Calzone Carne Piccante

spicy chicken, mini beef meatballs, mushroom, chilli, tomatoes and bolognese.
Classic Margherita V

tomato, mozzarella, olive oil, basil.
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Classic Quattro Stagioni

mushrooms, ham, pepperoni, artichokes and olives.
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Classic Funghi V

mixed wild mushrooms, mozzarella and thyme.
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Classic Diavola

hot pepperoni, roquito chillis and green chillis.
Classic Fiorentina V

spinach, riserva cheese and free range egg with a little garlic and nutmeg.
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any pizza above is available on our larger rustica base - just ask us.

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Risotto, Secondi + Al Forno
 
Risotto di pesce

king prawns, mussels and squid rings in a tomato, chilli and white wine risotto.
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Pollo al Prosciutto

chicken breast wrapped in prosciutto ham with a white wine sauce. served with tuscan potatoes and green beans.
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Lasagne al Forno

rich ragu and béchamel, topped with riserva cheese and breadcrumbs.
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Penne della Casa

penne, roasted chicken, pancetta and baby spinach baked in a creamy mushroom sauce.
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Risotto di pollo e funghi

creamy risotto with roasted chicken, mushrooms, rosemary and riserva cheese.
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Available without chicken

Zizzi Fish Stew

sea bass, king prawns, squid, mussels, smoked fish and new potatoes in a tomato stew.
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Rigatoni Melanzane V

rigatoni, roasted aubergine and peppers, baked with tomato, basil and creamy béchamel.
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Sides V

tuscan potatoes, green beans, insalata mista, rucola and grana padano salad.

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Pasta
 
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Rigatoni Carbonara Pancetta e Funghi

a rich carbonara sauce with pancetta, wild mushrooms, thyme and parsley.
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Rigatoni Con Pollo e Funghi

roasted chicken in a tomato, onion, mushroom and rosemary sauce.
Linguine Arrabiata n?duja

fiery n?duja sausage in a tomato sauce topped with mascarpone.
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Casareccia Pollo Piccante

spicy piccante chicken in a creamy sauce with fresh tomato and baby spinach.
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Spaghetti Bolognese

chunky bolognese with tomato and sage.
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Ravioli Di Capra

pasta filled with goats? cheese and spinach in a tomato sauce with pesto and pine nuts.
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Bauletti di Ricotta e Limone

egg pasta filled with ricotta and grana padano cheese, served with spinach, lemon zest and butter.
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Spaghetti pomodoro e bufala V

italian tomato sauce with baby plum tomatoes topped with bufala mozzarella and basil.
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Linguine ai Gamberi

king prawns in a hot roquito chilli, tomato and lobster sauce.
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Strozzapreti Pesto Rosso

spicy piccante chicken with red pesto, crème fraîche and spring onions.
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we now serve organic gluten free fusilli. some of our pasta sauces contain gluten, so please ask us for the allergen menu to check suitability

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Desserts
 
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Mela Croccante V

stewed apple with a golden crumble topping, oven baked and topped with our vanilla crema gelato.
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Chocolate Melt V

a rich hot chocolate pudding. served with vanilla crema gelato.
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Tiramisu V

espresso and liqueur-soaked sponge between layers of mascarpone and cocoa.
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Torta Limone

a sweet but sharp lemon tart.
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Pannacotta

creamy vanilla pannacotta with a red berry compote.
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Affogato V

vanilla crema gelato served with hot espresso to pour over and amaretti biscuits.
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Torta Cioccolata V

a rich hazelnut and chocolate tart served with vanilla crema gelato.

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Kitty's Gelato
Kitty travers is an ice cream queen. when she?s not touring italy for the best seasonal ingredient inspiration she?s experimenting in her gelato shed back in london, where she comes up with all of our gelato using natural ingredients & welsh organic milk. 
Crema V

vanilla custard ice cream.
Pistacchio V

sicilian pistachio nut ice cream.
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Cioccolata V

dark ghanaian cocoa chocolate truffle ice cream. Ghanaian cocoa.
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Stracciatella V

mint choc chip ice cream made with british summerdown mint and chunks of dark ghanaian chocolate.
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Sorbetto al Limone V

sweet and sharp sicilian lemon sorbet.
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Sorbetto alla Fragola V

a creamy sorbet made with sweet british strawberries.