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
Little Italy Restaurant Pizza, Italian
Bishop Brothers Public House Bar, Pub Food, Pizza & Pasta, Italian
Winnie Bagoes Ferrymead Gluten Free, Pizza, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta, Italian
Piccolo Ristorante Italiano Pizza, European, Italian
Milanese Pizza, Italian

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

Nearby sample menus

Little Sister Cafe (sample menu)
Potato Rosti Stack
w/ smoked salmon and salad of red onion, tomato, capers and a dill Aioli
$16.90
Bacon & Egg Roll
Ciabatta roll, bacon, egg and BBQ sauce
$8.90
Wedges
w/ Sour cream and Sweet chilli sauce
$6.00
Vege Breakfast
Poached eggs, grilled mushrooms, salt roasted tomato and avocado/spianch (seasonal), ciabatta toast
$16.90
Bagels
BLT, BLET, Salmon w cream cheese and capers, cream cheese and pesto
From $4.80
Crispy Chicken or Fish Soft Shell taco
w/ Asian Slaw, pickled carrot, crispy shallots and peanuts w/ Aioli and Nuoc cham
$16.90
Famous Doorstep Toasties - choose 3 fillings
ham, cheese, bacon, egg, onion, pineapple, tomato, mushroom
$7.90
French Toast
with grilled banana, flaked almonds & chocolate sauce
$16.90
Clean Here for the full menu for Little Sister Cafe
El Camino Grill (sample)
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
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
Salsa $3.00
Frito tortillas & chips
Fried flour tortilla crisps with warm bean dip & salsa queso
$12.00
Kids quesadilla
2x6" Tortilla filled with cheese and your choice of pulled pork or pulled chicken . Served with salsa and sour cream
$9.00
Mexican corn salad $5.00
Fries with fire spice $6.00
Nacho
House made corn chips topped with cheese sauce spicy ground beef , salsa roja and sour cream
$17.00
Clean Here for the full menu for El Camino Grill
Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
PASTA OF THE DAY
check the specials board for today's pasta
P.O.A
STICKY DATE PUDDING
freshly steamed sticky date pudding served with vanilla bean ice cream
$12.00
ROAST VEGETABLE STACK
served on polenta bread with roast capsicum coulis
$19.50
NACHOS
house- made cowboy chilli beef with sour cream and guacamole
$12.00
KIDS BASKET
chicken nuggets, mini- hot dog and tempura fish bites served with thick cut fries
$10.00
CHEEKY CHEESE
hamburger with cheese, tomato sauce and served with thick cut fries
$12.00
CHEESECAKE
check out the specials board for today's cheesecake
$12.00
PORK RIBS
pork ribs served with thick cut fries
$12.00
Clean Here for the full menu for Dunsandel Tavern
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
Seafood, mussel & crayfish base chowder
with garlic & herb baguette
$17.50
Grilled prawns, mussels, scallops, calamari & fresh fish fillet
clam & fennel rice pilaf
$39.50
Manuka fumed blue cod
grilled summer vegetables / poached egg & sauce hollandaise
$28.50
Roasted rack of lamb
basil-mustard crust / gratin potatoes & BBQ summer vegetables
39.50
Market fresh soup of the day $9.50
Assorted NZ cheeses with fruit and nuts $20.50
Herb & garlic bread $5.50
Eggs benedict
with two poached eggs, ham, spinach and hollandaise
$16.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie
Oak N Ferry (sample)
Chips
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 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
Bacon & Egg
$ 5.00
Oak bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 9.00
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
Farmhouse wedges
With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 8.00
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
Aorangi Bakery Bakery

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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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