Current Menu

Sourdough                                                                                                                           

Served with olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar                                                                           5

Ciabatta

Toasted ciabatta bread with tomato, garlic and olive oil                                                             5

ANTIPASTI entrees

Calamari

Light dusted squids with chilli, romesco sauce, squid ink dressing and baby gem GF         25

Bruschetta del Giorno

Chef`s bruschetta creation of the day

Prosciutto

San Daniele prosciutto with artisan burrata and balsamic glazed GF                                        24

Arancini

Truffle arancini with Taleggio cheese, mushroom puree, crispy pancetta and goat curd      23

Ostriche

Oysters natural – gremolata and chardonnay vinaigrette GF                                                      5ea

Oysters kilpatrick – pancetta and semi dried tomato balsamic sauce                                         5ea

Insalata di Granseola

Fresh crab and avocado salad with tomato gazpacho GF                                                               29

Quaglia  

Crispy skin Brisbane valley quail with soft polenta, caramelized figs, walnuts and vincotto  27

 

PASTA and RISOTTO

Lasagna alla Granseola

Il Centro’s famous sand crab lasagna with creamed crustacean sauce                                       29/41

Scaloppine

Parmesan crumbed veal scaloppine with fettuccine carbonara,

crispy prosciutto and sautéed spinach                                                                                                   43

Paccheri con Anatra

Crispy duck breast with paccheri pasta, wild mushrooms, cavolo nero and chestnuts                45

Linguine con Frutti di Mare

Tiger prawns, fish of the day, black lip mussels, Moreton Bay bug with saffron linguine,

cherry tomatoes, chilly, garlic and white wine sauce                                                                            59

Risotto Agnello

White onion Carnaroli risotto with glazed lamb shoulder, chevre, pinenuts and balsamic jus   45

 

SECONDI mains

Pesce del Giorno 600-800gr

Baked whole fish of the day with roast potatoes, olives, red capsicum, salsa verde          Market Price

Filetto di Pesce

Crispy skin Humpty Doo barramundi with potato gnocchi, octopus,

nduja and peperonata salsa                                                                                                                         45

Porchetta

Roasted free range Gooralie pork belly with celeriac puree, roasted potatoes, squash,

green olive tapenade, hazelnuts and truffle pecorino GF                                                                       41

Manzo alla Griglia 200g

Char grilled, grass fed Dawson Valley (QLD) eye fillet with semi dried tomatoes frittata,

asparagus, balsamic onion and red wine jus      GF                                                                                  49

Sauces

Red wine jus                                                                                                                                                       5

Mushroom sauce                                                                                                                                               5

Pepper sauce

 CONTORNI sides

Insalata Mista

Il Centro house salad with leaves, tomato, cucumber, onion, avocado

and red wine vinaigrette GF                                                                                                                           10

Rucola                                                

Rocket leaves with pear, roasted walnuts, parmesan and balsamic dressing                                       14

Caprese

Fresh buffalo mozzarella with vine ripened tomato, basil, grilled artichokes and balsamic GF       15

Fagiolini

Green beans with caramelized onions, semi dried tomatoes,

smoked almonds and crispy parmesan GF                                                                                                    14

Patate Fritte

Beer battered chips with lemon and rosemary salt                                                                                      10

Patate Arrosto

Duck fat potatoes roasted with garlic, crispy pancetta, dried tomatoes and thyme GF                         12

 

SHARING MENU

6 CHOICES $138 or 9 CHOICES $179 PER COUPLE

Ciabatta: Toasted ciabatta bread with tomato, garlic and olive oil

Lasagna: Sand crab lasagna with creamed crustacean sauce

Burrata: Handmade burrata with grilled heirloom zucchini, hazelnuts and EVOO

Peperoni: Green pepper wrapped in crispy prosciutto and romesco sauce

Anguria: Watermelon gazpacho, flaked crab, avocado and heirloom tomatoes

Strati Italiani: Olive tapenade, semidried tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and pesto

Fritelle di Neonata: Baby white bait fritters with herbs aioli and lime

Lenticchie: Barolo braised du puy lentis, cotechino sausage and balsamic glaze

Tomino Boscaiolo: Grilled tomino cheese topped with fresh tomato and oregano

Quaglia: Crispy skin Brisbane Valley quail with polenta and chargrilled nectarine

Whole Market Fish: Oven baked whole fish of the day with potatoes, olives and salsa verde

Calamari: Grilled whole calamari with chilly, dill, lemon zest and Italian dressing

ADD $8 each

Sgombro: Baked mackerel cutlets, pepper chutney and EVOO

Petto di Pollo: Buckwheat and macadamia crusted chicken breast

with spring peas, fennel and saffron sauce

Gamberone Rosso: Grilled scarlet prawn with heirloom tomatoes, basil pesto

Dolci: Chef`s mini dessert selection

 

 

DAILY SPECIALS

Described by your waiter

Vegetarian menu available

GF – some dishes can be altered for GF

 

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