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)
Big Breakfast
Potato rosti, salt roasted tomato, 2 eggs, bacon sausages, mushrooms and ciabatta toast
$18.90
Chips
w/ Aioli or tomato sauce
$6.00
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
Eggs Benedict
choose bacon or smoked salmon
$16.90
Sides
bacon, egg, sausages, salt roasted tomato, potato rosti, mushroom, toast
all $3.90
Blue Cod and Chips
w/ salad
$16.90
Caesar Salad
w/ chicken
$18.90
Clean Here for the full menu for Little Sister Cafe
El Camino Grill (sample)
Frito tortillas & chips
Fried flour tortilla crisps with warm bean dip & salsa queso
$12.00
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
Nacho
House made corn chips topped with cheese sauce spicy ground beef , salsa roja and sour cream
$17.00
Devilskins
Spicy potato wedges topped with jalapeno cheese sauce. Spicy ground beef, salsa roja and sour cream
$17.50
Beef sliders 2
Mini cheese burgers. Made mild with beef patties cheese slices, tomato relish (Spanish onion, coriander and gherkins) Optional
$9.00
Spicy re fried beans $4.00
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
Fries with fire spice $6.00
Clean Here for the full menu for El Camino Grill
Dunsandel Tavern (sample)
CHOCOLATE MUD CAKE
mud cake served with vanilla bean ice cream
$12.00
ICE CREAM SUNDAE
your choice of chocolate, caramel or strawberry toppings
$7.00
FISH & CHIPS
beer battered fish and thick-cut fries see specials board
P.O.D
BBQ PORK RIBS
served with crunchy apple slaw, thick cut fries and bbq sauce
$26.00
FISHERMAN'S BASKET
prawn twisters, tempura fish bites, crumbed mussels and squid rings served with thick cut fries
$17.00
AKAROA SALMON
fresh pan seared Akaroa salmon wit house made rosti and steamed greens
$27.00
CHICKEN SCHNITZEL BURGER
house-made chicken schnitzel, cheese and mayonnaise, served with thick cut fries
$18.50
SOUP OF THE DAY
with toasted bread roll
$12.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Dunsandel Tavern
Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie (sample)
-with garlic prawns $26.50
Manuka fumed blue cod
grilled summer vegetables / poached egg & sauce hollandaise
$28.50
Caesar style salad $18.00
Freshly sliced seasonal fruit with sorbet $12.50
Crispy fried calamari
Greek style salad / feta cheese & aioli dip
$18.50
Chefs chicken & coconut curry / rice noodles & Asian greens $28.50
Assorted NZ cheeses with fruit and nuts $20.50
Chefs daily omelette special $16.50
Clean Here for the full menu for Chateau On The Park - Garden Court Brasserie
Oak N Ferry (sample)
Farmhouse wedges
With cheese, bacon, sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 8.00
Toasted Sandwiches
Bacon & Egg
$ 5.00
Chips
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 5.00
Nachos
Beef & bean minced with sour cream and sweet chilli
$ 10.00
Toasted Sandwiches
3 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 5.00
Toasted Sandwiches
2 fillings (Cheese, Ham, Onion, Tomato, Pineapple)
$ 4.00
Garlic bread
With either Homemade aioli, relish, garlic butter or gravy (Choose 2)
$ 8.00
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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