Current Menu

 

Sourdough                                                                                                                           

Served with olive oil and aged balsamic vinegar                                                                                           5

ANTIPASTI entrees

Affettati Misti

Selection of cured meats with marinated olives, artichoke, semidried tomatoes

and homemade gnocco fritto                                                                                                                            35

Calamari

Light dusted squids with chilli, parsley, romesco sauce and baby gem GF                                            25

Bruschetta del Giorno

Chef`s bruschetta creation of the day

Prosciutto

San Daniele prosciutto with melon, buffalo mozzarella  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

Insalata di Gamberi e Chorizo

Mooloolaba prawns and chorizo spring salad with gem lettuce and Italian basil dressing                  25

Capesante

Seared scallops with charred corn, semi dried cherry tomato salad and basil gel GF                           26

Crudo di Pesce

Lightly cured market fish with horseradish sauce, smoked almonds and grape dressing                    26

 

PASTA and RISOTTO

Lasagna alla Granseola

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

Gnocchi

Fried goats curd gnocchi with roasted fennel, macadamia and carrot butter sauce                        23/35

Linguine con Cinghiale

Australian wild boar with saffron linguine, fennel puree and truffle cream sauce                                46

Paccheri con Anatra

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

Tagliolini con Frutti di Mare

Seafood marinara with squid ink tagliolini, tiger prawns, fish of the day, black lip mussels,

Moreton Bay bug, chilli, garlic and cherry tomatoes                                                                                     59

Risotto Agnello

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

 

SECONDI mains

Pesce del Giorno 600-800g

Baked whole fish of the day with roasted potatoes, black lip mussels and arrabbiata sugo    Market Price

Filetto di Pesce

Crispy skin market fish with potato gnocchi, octopus, nduja and pepperonata salsa                       45

Scaloppine

Parmesan crumbed veal scaloppine with fettuccine carbonara,

crispy prosciutto and sautéed spinach                                                                                                         43

Porchetta

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

green olives, 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

Costata di Blonde d`Aquitaine 500g

Char grilled rib Blonde d`Aquitaine on the bone with

Cacimperio white asparagus wrapped in pancetta and romesco sauce    GF                                       65

Red wine jus                                                                                                                                                        5

Mushroom sauce                                                                                                                                                5

Pepper sauce                                                                                                                                                        5

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 buttered chips with lemon and rosemary salt                                                                                       10

Patate Arrosto

Duck fat potatoes with garlic, pancetta, semi dried tomatoes and rosemary GF                                     12

 

DAILY SPECIALS

Described by your waiter

Vegetarian menu available

GF – some dishes can be altered for GF

 

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