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Starters | Antipasti
Salmone e burrata di bufala (fi) (mi) €12
Cured and cold smoked in Bar Italia with own blend of spices Irish organic salmon(co. Clare). Served with creamy burrata DOP. Dill chlorophyll.
Antipasto misto per uno (mi) (wh) €12
Artisan capocollo, truffle salame, culatello, caprese lollipos, house grilled veg, sourdough bread
Bruschetta con burrata e prosciutto (mi) (wh) €10
Chargrilled La Levain sourdough, creamy burrata, 24 months cured pork ham from Parma . House infused rosemary oil.
Caprese di bufala classica (v) (mi) €12
Buffalo milk mozzarella DOP with Italian vine tomatoes. Basil dressing. Sourdough bread
Bruschetta al pomodoro (wh) (v) €7.5
Chargrilled La Levain sourdough, Sicilian datterino tomatoes, fresh basil, Apulia EVOO, garlic
Bruschetta con bufala e pomodori confit (v) (wh) (mi) €10
Chargrilled La Levain sourdough, house-made Sicilian datterino tomato confit, buffalo mozzarella cherries
Bruschetta con calamari (mol) (wh) €8.5
Chargrilled La Levain sourdough, slow cooked ragout of fresh Irish calamari, in tomato San Marzano DOP sauce. Southern Italian style
Culatello 18 mesi e burrata (mi) €15
Thin slices of 18 months cured Culatello. Creamy cow milk burrata. Sourdough bread
Verdure (v) (vg) €8.5
Dressed house grilled seasonal vegs
Carrello di Formaggi (v) (mi)(wh)(se) €12
Cheese trolley, selection varies. House truffle honey and house rosemary honey. Wexford crackers.
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Malloreddus alla Norma (wh) (mi) (v) €19
Bar Italia handmade traditional Sardinian small pasta (water and flour), fresh seasonal tomato sauce, pan-fried aubergines, grated dry aged sheep ricotta (Traditional Sicilian recipe)
Panzerotti ai funghi porcini (e) (mi) (wh) (v) €18.5
Fresh egg large ravioli filled with champignon and wild mushrooms.
In an Irish oyster mushroom and Parmigiano DOP fonduta cream
Strozzapreti/Tagliatelle alla Bolognese (wh) (cel) €18.5
Choice of Bar Italia made short pasta or fresh egg tagliatelle, Slow-cooked tomato ragout of Gilligan’s farm Black Angus beef and free-range pork.
Tagliatelle fatte da noi al ragù di salsiccia (wh) (e) (sul) €18.5
Bar Italia hand-made fresh tagliatelle, house-made free range Irish pork sausage and tomato ragout & Italian wild fennel
Strozzapreti ai frutti di mare (crus) (wh) (mol) (fi) €24
Bar Italia hand-made water and flour strozzapreti with Roaring Bay organic mussels, Large black tiger prawns, fresh baby squid, sea-bass ragout, Sicilian cherry tomatoes (all fish is shelled)
Strozzapreti cacio e pepe (mi) (wh) €18
Bar Italia-made water and flour short pasta , "cacio e pepe" cream (traditional Roman recipe)
We are always happy to make you an original carbonara (20) , arrabbiata(16.5) , Amatriciana (18.5) or a pomodoro (16) but please DO NOT ask for chicken in your pasta !
Mains | Carne , Pesce e Insalatone
Insalatone di pollo (mi) €17
Chargrilled Fernhill (co. Kildare) farm succulent breast of free range chicken, mixed local leaves, rocket leaves, Sicilian cherry tomatoes cannellini beans, onions , sundried tomato, Taggiasche olives. Cacio e pepe creamy dressing
Insalatone vegano (vg)(v) €17
House grilled vegs, mixed local leaves, rocket leaves, Sicilian datterino tomatoes, cannellini beans, onions, sundried tomatoes, Taggiasche olives. Gremolata dressing
Insalatone di salmone (fi) €17
House cured and smoked Irish salmon, mixed local leaves, rocket leaves, Sicilian datterino tomatoes, cannellini beans, onions, sundried tomatoes, Taggiasche olives. Dill oil dressing
Costata di manzo Irlandese €32 ( add fresh pregiato truffle 15€)
Char-grilled, Achill Sea salt dry aged 28 days, Gilligan’s farm
Pasture-fed Black Angus ribeye of beef steak (300 grs/11 oz).
Served with rosemary potatoes and local seasonal vegs.
Filetto di spigola con patate e verdure (fi) €24
Pan-fried fillet of seabass. Served with rosemary potatoes and vegs
First in Ireland to present you with true 72 hours natural fermentation
Extra Culatello cured ham €5, extra buffalo mozzarella €5 or whole burrata €7.5 . Gluten free base extra €2 (12 inch)
Margherita Semplice €15 (V)
our tomato sauce, fior di latte mozzarella , basil oil (mi) (wh) (so)
Our tomato sauce, fior di latte mozzarella, spicy Tuscan salami (mi) (wh) (so)
Our tomato sauce, fior di latte mozzarella, house-made pork sausage with wild fennel, field mushroom (so)(mi)(wh)(sul)
Parmigiana €17.5 (V)
Our Tomato sauce, fior di latte mozzarella, pan-fried aubergines, Parmigiano DOP, basil oil (mi) (wh)(so)(e)
Vegetariana €17.5 (V)
Our tomato sauce, fior di latte mozzarella, grilled aubergines , courgettes, peppers, basil oil. (wh) (mi)(so)
Our tomato sauce, Mediterranean anchovies, black Taggiasche olives, Sicilian oregano. Garlic and parsley oil. (no cheese) (wh)(so) (fi)
Vegana €16 (VG)
Our tomato sauce, grilled aubergines , peppers, courgettes. Basil oil
(no cheese) (wh) (so)
Boscaiola bianca €17.5
Fior di latte mozzarella, house-made pork sausage with wild fennel, field mushrooms (no tomato sauce) (so)(mi)(sul)(wh)
Sides | Contorni
Patate (v)(vg) €4.5
Insalata mista (sul) (v)(vg) €4.5
Mixed leaves salad with Sicilian cherry tomatoes dressed with Apulia extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar from Modena
Schiacciatella (v) (vg) (wh) €8
Pizza focaccia with sea salt, rosemary and extra virgin olive oil,
Perfect to share with antipasti, friends and family or to accompany your favourite Bar Italia dish
Verdure (v)(vg) €8.5
Selection of local and seasonal vegs. Ask staff for details
We are proud to work with premium and local suppliers...
Our panzerotti, ravioli and tagliatelle are made with fresh eggs and 00 italian flour.
All our pasta is cooked to order al dente like any true Italian would so a little time is needed.
Our fior di latte mozzarella comes from Campania , the original !
Our pizza tomato sauce is made with Italian plum tomato, fresh basil and sea salt.
The fresh fish is suplied by Kish fish’s fishmonger, sourcing the freshest from Howth, Kilmore quay and Cork.
The chicken and pork are free range, supplied by John Young’s butchers, farmed in co. Kildare.
The beef is supplied by Gilligan’s farm and dry aged in cave of Achill sea salt for a minimum of 28 days.
The lamb is from Gilligan’s farm in co. Roscommon
Our salmon is house-cured and cold smoked . Our bread is from la Levain bakery in Dublin, Rossa uses only organic flour and traditional sourdough baking method.
Vegan customers please ask your waiter for recommendation
Allergens shown in bold:
(wh) wheat, (mi) milk, (cel) celery, (e) egg, (sul) sulphites, (mol) mollusc, (crus) crustacean,
(f) fish,(so) soya, (mus) mustard, (nut) nuts, (se) sesame, (lp) lupin, (pn) peanuts.
Please inform a member of the staff if you have any allergies.
Menu Gruppi 2023 – Groups set Menu
3 courses €45
Starters | Antipasti
Antipasto misto al tavolo (mi) (wh)
Bar Italia selection of cold cuts including artisan salami, Culatello ( the king of the Parma style ham) cured min 18 months
Warm grilled veg. Buffalo caprese lollipops. Sourdough bread
Your choice of pasta and main courses | Primi e Secondi
Strozzapreti al brasato di bue (wh)(sul)(mi)
Bar Italia-made short pasta with slow-cooked Irish beef (Gilligan’s farm co Roscommon) In Montepulciano DOC wine and tomato sauce. Pecorino Romano DOP. Bursting with flavour and melting in your mouth.
Panzerotti con funghi porcini, fonduta di Parmigiano DOP (e)(wh)(mi) (v)
Fresh gran ravioli filled with champignon and wild mushrooms. In a Irish oyster mushrooms and Parmigiano DOP fonduta cream
Tagliatelle al ragu’ salsiccia (wh)(egg)(sul)
Fresh egg tagliatelle, house-made Irish free-range pork (co. Kildare) sausage mince, With San Marzano tomato DOP ragout & Italian wild fennel
Strozzapreti cacio e pepe (mi) (wh)(egg) (v).
Bar Italia-made fresh short pasta with “cacio” cheese and black pepper cream
Strozzapreti ai frutti di mare (wh)(mol)(crus)(fi)
Bar Italia hand-made water and flour strozzapreti with Roaring Bay organic mussels, Large black tiger prawns, fresh squid, seabass, Chili flakes and a touch of San Marzano DOP tomato sauce (all fish is shelled).
Filetto di spigola (gf)(fi)
Pan-fried fresh large sea-bass fillet (200-220 grs). Mediterranean flavours Side of potatoes and vegs.
Costata alla griglia (€10 supplement) (gf)
Char grilled Achill sea salt dry aged Black Angus, Cote de boeuf (bone out) steak (min 300grs/11oz). Served with rosemary potatoes and today's vegetables. Beef origin: co Roscommon, Gilligan's farm
72 hours fermentation pinse (so)(mi)(wh)
Choose a delicious Romana pinsa from: Margherita (v) or Margherita with spicy salame
Your choice of Desserts / Dolci
Baba' al limoncello (e)(wh)(mi)(sul)
Panna Cotta (gf)(mi)
Please ask a member of staff for a full allergen menu. Gf denotes suitable for gluten-free.
For a party of 6 or more guests, a discretionary 10% will be added to the bill and fully distributed to the staff.