Leonardo's Pure Italian in Rotorua Menu

 ANTIPASTI - APPETIZER
  • Selezione di Pane – Bread Selection $15.50
    • Today’s selection of freshly made breads and dips
  • Bruschetta (brew-sket-ta) – Bruschetta selection $16.50
    • Tomato, salsa verde, chicken liver pate’ and Tapenade
  • Zuppa di cipolle (chee-pol-le) Toscana – Onion soup $11.00
    • The Real and original Onion soup “Did you know… the onion soup was born originally in Florence: Caterina de’ Medici imported to the court of France”
  • Minestrone Soup $11.00
    • My minestrone soup is loaded with good for you veggies and beef stock
  • Antipasto Toscano – Tuscany Appetizer $25.00
    • A classic from Italy, Leonardo’s pick of Bruschetta, cured meats and Olives
  • Insalata Italiana – Italian Salad $18.00
    • Lettuce, fresh tomato, mozzarella, olives, capers, olive oil, a drizzle of balsamic and lots of love
  • Add prosciutto $4.00
  • Impepata di cozze – Steamed new Zealand, green lips mussels $19.50
    • ½ kilo of mussels steamed in a peppery white wine sauce and toasted ciabatta bread
  • Gamberoni Arrosto – Grilled prawns $24.50
    • Marinated prawns in fresh herbs, chilli, olive oil and served with freshly baked focaccia
 PASTA
  • Tagliatelle (Ta-ya-tel-le) alla Carbonara – “Carbonara’s” Tagliatelle $23.00
    • Fresh egg, diced pancetta, provolone cheese, garlic and a sprinkle of crushed pepper, so simple but so delicious
  • Tagliolini all’ Amatriciana AKA Tagliolini alla Matriciana $23.00
    • Fresh diced pancetta (tradition prefers Guanciale, cured cheek), tomato base, fresh chilli topped with pecorino cheese
  • Gnocchi alla Sorrentina – Gnocchi Sorrento’s Style $23.50
    • Gnocchi alla Sorrentina is a pasta dish made in the Sorrento style, with a tomato base, onion garlic, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil, garnished with homemade pesto
  • Pappardelle Col ragu di Cinghiale – Wild Boar Pappardelle $23.50
    • Meltingly tender wild boar, stewed in rich tomato and red wine sauce. Like mama used to make
  • Spaghetti al profumo di mare –Pasta with fresh mussels, and anchovies $24.50
    • Transport yourself to the shores of the Adriatic Sea with this pasta dish brimming with fresh mussels and anchovies, fresh tomato base and Italian capers plus a selection of fresh seafood that changes every day
  • Lasagna alla bolognese – Classic Lasagna lasagna $23.50
    • Bolognese sauce, known in Italian as ragù alla bolognese, is a meat-based sauce originating from Bologna, Italy
  • Risotto of the day – please see the specials for tonight n/a
  • Filled pasta of the day – please see the specials for tonight n/a
 PORTATA PRINCIPALE - MAINS
  • Filetto di manzo – Eye Fillet Steak $17.50/100g
    • The classic “Florence’s” steak, cooked as you like and served with roasted potato, mixed roasted vegetables and your choice of Creamy Mushroom Sauce or pepper Sauce
  • Ossobuco alla Milanese – Milan’s Style Veal Ossobuco $33.50
    • It is a Milanese speciality of cross-cut Veal shank braised with vegetables, wine and Broth. Served on a bed of saffron risotto
  • Pollo alla diavola – Hell’s Chicken $38.50
    • It is a whole baby chicken, that has marinated all day in olive oil, fresh herbs and fresh chilli. Please ask for a milder solution. Served with roasted potato and rocket salad
  • Scamone di agnello (Ah-nye-lo) al forno – Oven roasted lamb rump $38.50
    • The rump is butterflied and then stuffed with prosciutto, baby spinach and Italian herbs and served with roasted potato and vegetables. Served Medium Rare, please advise for any change on the cooking time
  • Porchetta –pork belly, porchetta style $33.50
    • Roasted pork belly served with braised potatoes and topped with an agro dolce sauce (sweet and sour). A Tuscan delight, from Maremma Region, anciently renowned for the massive presence of wild pigs
  • Pesce del Giorno – Fish of the day, please see the specials for tonight n/a
 DESSERTS
  • Tiramisù $12.50
    • Doesn’t get any more traditional than this
  • Panna cotta $12.50
    • Served with vanilla and raspberry compote
  • Creme caramel $12.50
    • Baked custard served with almond brittle
  • Cannoli alla siciliana $13.50
    • Classic recipe from south of Italy, filled with ricotta, chocolate and pistachios
  • Baked cheese cake $13.00
    • Ricotta and mascarpone, served with raspberry coulis
  • Limoncello tart $17.50
    • Nonna’s traditional recipe, served with limoncello shot
  • Cheese selection $15.00/$23.50
    • Today’s choice of gourmet cheese ( 1 serving/2 servings)

Nearby Sample Menus

  • Margherita $16.00
    • Tomato sauce - mozzarella - basil - olive oil
  • Marinara $12.00
    • Tomato sauce - garlic - olive oil - salt and pepper
  • Quattro Stagioni $22.00
    • Tomato sauce - mozzarella - ham - mushrooms - artichokes
  • Capricciosa $22.50
    • Tomato sauce - mozzarella - ham - mushrooms - artichokes -olives - capsicum
  • Cotto E Funghi $20.00
    • Tomato sauce - mozzarella - cooked ham - mushrooms
  • Crudaiola $24.50
    • Tomato sauce - mozzarella - parma ham - rocket - shaved parmesan
  • Bufalina $23.00
    • Tomato sauce - buffalo mozzarella - cherry tomatoes- basil- rocket - shaved parmesan
  • Quattro Formaggi $23.00
    • Tomato sauce - mozzarella - provolone - blue cheese - parmesan
  • 2 Fish, 2 sausages, 2 crabsticks & Chips $10.00
  • Fish $3.00
  • Crumbed Fish $1.00
  • Chips $2.80
  • Kumara Chips $4.00
  • Beef Battered Chips $3.50
  • Wedges $3.50
  • Garlic Chips $3.50
  • Lamb $ 9.50
  • Chicken $10.00
  • Mixed $ 10.50
  • Falafel $ 9.00
  • All Kebabs served with lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, tabouli, red cabbage, onions, jalapeños, and 3 sauces of your choice. Cheese is $1.50 extra
  • Sauces
    • Mayonnaise, Spicy Lemon, Garlic Yogurt, Tomato Relish, Hot Chilli, Mint, BBQ Sauce, Hummus, Sweet Chilli, Tahini, Garlic Mayo, Apricot, Satay, Plum
  • Sahara $18.00
    • Spinach, Sun-dried tomatoes, Jalapeños, cream cheese, prawns, olives, topped with sweet chilli.
  • Sultan $18.00
    • Onions, mushrooms, cream cheese, apricots, chicken, topped with sweet chilli.
  • Hand cut spud fries, chilli salt served with tomato sauce or gravy $5.00
  • Cajun Chicken Wing Dings served with peri peri hot sauce $6.00
  • Popcorn shrimp, lemon & pepper served with sweet chilli sauce $6.00
  • Salt & pepper squid, lemon & pepper served with sweet aioli $8.00
  • Hot dipping bowls, hand cut chips, beer battered onion rings, spring rolls & samosas served with sweet chilli & sour cream $8.00
  • CHUR BURGER
    • Homemade NZ beef seasoned patty drizzled with grilled cheese, bacon, beer battered onion rings, caramelized onion, tomato, lettuce, gherkins & mustard mayo in a brioche bun.
  • SLICE OF HEAVEN
    • Hand pulled seasoned roast NZ Pork, caramelized onion, sweet red slaw, carrot, homemade fennel mayo & drizzled in rich lava gravy sauce in a brioche bun.
  • MINT AS BURGER
    • Slow cooked hand pulled NZ Lamb, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato, red onion, feta, drizzled in mint as sauce & aioli in a brioche bun.
  • Bacon, Eggs and Hash Brown on Toast $10.00
  • Toasted Muesli $9.00
    • with Greek-style yoghurt, milk and seasonal fruits.
  • Creamy Porridge $8.00
    • Oats with banana or seasonal fruits, cinnamon and brown sugar.
  • Eggs Benedict Bacon $14 / Salmon $15
    • Two soft poached free range eggs, spinach, English muffin or hash brown and hollandaise sauce. (Add extra egg / mushroom $2.00)
  • Baraco Breakfast $16.00
    • Your style of free range eggs with bacon, hash brown, roasted tomato, kransky sausages on ciabatta. (Add mushroom $2.00)
  • Pancake Stack $12.50
    • banana, berry compote, maple syrup and whipped cream. (Add bacon $3.00)
  • French Toast $12.00
    • With cinnamon, nutmeg and topped with maple syrup and banana (Add bacon $3.00)
  • Omelette $12.50
    • served with toasted ciabatta and chutney. Choose between: mushroom, onion, spinach and feta OR ham, cheddar, tomato and herbs. OR bacon, mushroom and brie $15.00

Leonardo's Pure Italian

Address

1099 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty, 3010, New Zealand

Phone

073477084

Opened hours

Monday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Tuesday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Wednesday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Thursday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Friday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Saturday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM, Sunday: 5:00 – 9:00 PM

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Cuisine

Gluten Free , Vegan , Vegetarian , Health Food , Italian

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Mastercard ,  Visa ,  Romantic ,  Wheelchair accessible ,  Business meetings ,  Reservations ,  After-hours ,  Waitstaff ,  Cash ,  Groups ,  American Express ,  Lunch ,  Seating ,  Highchairs Available ,  No Takeaway ,  Free Wifi ,  Digital Payments ,  Special Occasion Dining ,  Serves Alcohol ,  Dinner ,  Child-friendly ,  Outdoor Seating ,  Full Bar

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