Francesca's Italian Kitchen in Christchurch Menu

CONTORNI
Sides and Bites
Potato skins with truffle oil, porcini salt, pecorino (GF) ( V) $9.00
Marinated olives (GF) (V) $10.00
Garlic flat bread (V) $8.00
Polenta fries with truffle aioli (V) $9.00
ANTIPASTI
Sharing plates for two
Salumi plate, pickles, mustard fruits $16.00
Francesca’s Antipasti Board cured meats and Italian cheeses with sour dough $25.00
INSALATA
Side Salads
Baby cos lettuce, sherry vinaigrette (GF) $8.00
PRIMI
Starters
Cloudy Bay clams, chilli, garlic, prosecco, black garlic butter sourdough $16.00
Kale salad, Apple, sultanas, walnuts, Parmesan and pangrattato (V) $12.00
Broccoli and rocket salad, crumbed poached egg, truffle vinaigrette, vincotto (V) $16.00
House smoked salmon, fennel and orange salad, salsa verde (GF) $16.00
San Daniele prosciutto, pear, rocket, hazelnuts and goat's cheese (GF) $18.00
Handmade Beetroot agnolotti with nut brown butter, poppy seeds and sage (V) $18.00
Beef carpaccio, parmesan, lemon aioli, capers, white anchovies $16.00
PIZZA
GF bases available $3
Margherita Di Bufala (V)
Buffalo mozzarella, tomato base, fresh basil
$20.00
Napoletana (V)
Tomato, anchovies, capers, black olives, mozzarella
$20.00
Tartufo (V)
Mushrooms, mozzarella, black truffle oil, parmesan
$22.00
Quattro Formaggi (V)
Goat's cheese, pecorino, taleggio, gorgonzola, fresh thyme
$24.00
Pepperoni
Venison pepperoni, red onion, chilli oil, mozzarella, tomato, rocket
$23.00
Parma
Parma ham, mozzarella, tomato, grilled peppers, vincotto
$24.00
Salsiccia
Pork sausage, tomato, roasted onion, ricotta, rocket, mozzarella
$24.00
Salami
Sopressa salami, tomato, potato, mozzarella, rosemary, truffle oil
$24.00
PASTA & MAINS
GF pasta available for some dishes
House made potato gnocci, Braised beef cheeks, gremolata, pecorino $28.00
Merino lamb shoulder Ragu, pappardelle, green olives, chilli, lemon, baby spinach $28.00
Prawn linguine, rocket, sundried tomato, lemon $26.00
Pea, broad bean and spinach risotto, basil, parsley and rocket (V, GF) $26.00
Melanzane - baked eggplant with Napoli sauce, parmigiano reggiano, mozzarella, pangrattato and a green side salad (V) $26.00
Roasted Duck leg, baby spinach, pecorino risotto, pinenut and current salsa (GF) $35.00
Market fish, cauliflower pureé, charred cauliflower, cherry tomato, chilli, anchovies and olives (GF) $35.00
DOLCI
Dessert
Tiramisu
with house made mascarpone
$14.00
Chocolate mousse cake
with creme fraiche, praline
$16.00
Set lemon cream
with rhubarb, prosecco jelly, rhubarb crumble
$15.00
Cannoli with custard $5.00
Affogato (GF)
Allpress espresso over vanilla ice cream With a shot of Frangelico $16
$10.00

We make every attempt to keep menus up to date, but prices and items are subject to change without notice. This menu is to be used as a guide only.

Nearby Italian restaurants

Name Cuisines
Bishop Brothers Public House Bar, Pub Food, Pizza & Pasta, Italian
Little Italy Restaurant Pizza, Italian
Winnie Bagoes Ferrymead Gluten Free, Pizza, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta, Italian
Chilli Flakes Indian Restaurant North Indian, Indian, Italian
Piccolo Ristorante Italiano Pizza, European, Italian

Below you'll find samples from menus of places nearby.

Nearby sample menus

Little Sister Cafe (sample menu)
Mince on Toast
with 2 poached eggs
$16.90
Chips
w/ Aioli or tomato sauce
$6.00
Crispy Chicken or Fish Soft Shell taco
w/ Asian Slaw, pickled carrot, crispy shallots and peanuts w/ Aioli and Nuoc cham
$16.90
Blue Cod and Chips
w/ salad
$16.90
Pancakes
with berry compote, or grilled banana both served with maple syrup
$16.90
Caesar Salad $15.90
Caesar Salad
w/ chicken
$18.90
Bacon & Egg Roll
Ciabatta roll, bacon, egg and BBQ sauce
$8.90
Clean Here for the full menu for Little Sister Cafe
El Camino Grill (sample)
Sour cream $3.00
Quesadillas
Soft flour tortilla, filled and folded with cheese and your choice of: Chicken tinga/ Jalapeno and bean/ Pulled chipotle pork/ Carne asada (Marinated BBQ beef) Served with salad, salsa and sour cream
$17.50
Frito tortillas & chips
Fried flour tortilla crisps with warm bean dip & salsa queso
$12.00
Chimichang
Large flour tortilla filled and wrapped with cheese rice and your choice of Vegetarian, pulled pork chipotle, chicken tinga or Carne asada (marinated beef) Cooked till crispy and golden served with salad, salsa, guacamole and sour cream
$18.50
Taco
6" soft flour tortilla served with fresh salad, cheese, sauces and your choice of : Crispy beer battered fish/ Garlic prawn/ Chicken tinga/ Pulled BBQ chipotle pork/ Carne Asada (marinated BBQ Beef)
$6.50
Side salad $6.00
Spicy re fried beans $4.00
Burrito
Large flour tortilla filled and wrapped with cheese rice , Re-fried beans, and your choice of: Vegetarian, pulled chipotle pork, chicken tinga, carne asada (marinated BBQ Beef) Served with salad, salsa, guacamole and sour cream
$18.50
Clean Here for the full menu for El Camino Grill
Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
FISH & CHIPS
beer battered fish and thick-cut fries see specials board
P.O.D
ROAST VEGETABLE STACK
served on polenta bread with roast capsicum coulis
$19.50
STICKY DATE PUDDING
freshly steamed sticky date pudding served with vanilla bean ice cream
$12.00
CHEESECAKE
check out the specials board for today's cheesecake
$12.00
CHICKEN TENDERS
crumbed chicken tenders served with a spicy apricot sauce and light side salad
$15.50
CHICKEN WRAP
chicken tenders with salad and thick cut fries
$12.00
FARMHOUSE BREAKFAST
beef sausages, bacon, hash brown, eggs, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes and hollandaise sauce
$21.00
HAMBURGER
beef, tasty cheese and bbq sauce served with thick cut fries
$17.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Dunsandel Tavern
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
Chicken fillet, or beef burger
with bacon, relish, cheese, tomato & French fries
$18.50
Blue cod fillet
choice of grilled or battered / tartare sauce / salad greens
$28.50
-with grilled chicken $22.00
Grilled prawns, mussels, scallops, calamari & fresh fish fillet
clam & fennel rice pilaf
$39.50
Duck liver pate
in pancetta / seasonal fruit chutney / French baguette
$19.50
Market fresh soup of the day $9.50
Herb & garlic bread $5.50
Selection of assorted breads & spreads $10.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie
Oak N Ferry (sample)
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
Chips
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 5.00
Farmhouse wedges
With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 8.00
Toasted Sandwiches
Bacon & Egg
$ 5.00
Garlic bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 8.00
Nachos
Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 10.00
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
Oak bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 9.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Oak N Ferry

Nearby restaurants

Name Cuisines
Little Sister Cafe Kiwi, Cafe Food
El Camino Grill Tex-Mex, Vegetarian, Seafood, Mexican, Latin American
Dunsandel Tavern Bar, Cafe Food, Bar Food
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie Gluten Free, New Zealand, Kiwi, Vegetarian, European, French
Oak N Ferry Finger Food
Kadett Cafe Food
Ilex Cafe New Zealand, Breakfast
Bench Cafe Cafe Food

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Restaurant Details

Location
Christchurch
Type
Service
Table Service
Price
Phone
033749790
Fax
Email
Address
149 Gloucester St, Next Door to the Isaac Theatre Royal, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Features
Wheelchair accessible, Business meetings, Reservations, Waitstaff, Groups, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Child-friendly
Cuisine
Gluten Free, Pizza, Vegetarian, Vegan, Italian
Website
http://fransitalian.co.nz/christchurch-home/

Opening Hours

Monday: 11:30-22:00, Tuesday: 11:30-22:00, Wednesday: 11:30-22:00, Thursday: 11:30-22:00, Friday: 11:30-22:00, Saturday: 11:30-22:00, Sunday: 11:30-22:00

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