Luca's Menu

Bake at Home - Fresh / Frozen  SingleR119
  Oven Baked Pasta4 portionR469
   6 PortionR699
  Lasagne  
  Layers of fresh homemade pasta, interleaved with Bolognese & béchamel then baked in the pizza oven with mozzarella.  
     
V Cannelloni  
  Ricotta cheese & spinach rolled in fresh pasta, blessed with tomato, béchamel & mozzarella, then baked to perfection  
     
  Penne Alessandro  
  Bacon, onion, mushroom, chilli, garlic, tomato, a touch of cream, topped with avo* & mozzarella then baked in the pizza oven. “Omit bacon for a “V”delight”  
     
V Melanzane Alla Parmigiana (Banting Friendly)  
  Thinly-sliced brinjal, lightly fried, layered with tomato, mozzarella & Parmigiano.  
     
Salad Dressing    
  Buy a bottle of our now famous salad dressing. Bottle Of Salad Dressing (375 ml) R95
     
Salads & Starters    
     
  House SaladRegularR89
  Now famous mixed salad with fresh Avo*, Robiola cheese & our secret narcotic dressingMedium (serves 3-4)R139
   Large (serves 4-5)R169
     
  Or add Chicken, Calamari, Tuna or Anchovy.RegularR159
   LargeR249
     
  Caprese Salad R95
  Thinly-sliced tomato & fior di latte mozzarella dressed with fresh sweet basil, olive oil & origanum.  
     
  Radicchio Salad R85
  Slightly bitter red lettuce with rocket, tomatoes & Parmigiano; dress with extra virgin olive oil & balsamic to your taste.  
     
  Fresh Green Asparagus R95
  Steamed & caressed in melted dolcelatte Gorgonzola with roasted almond flakes.  
     
  Black Mushroom Caprese R89
  Large mushrooms, baked in the pizza oven with tomato, fior di latte mozzarella, sweet basil pesto & garlic.  
     
  Prosciutto Crudo & Melon R99
  The all-time classic  
     
  Carpaccio R89
  Thinly-sliced raw fillet of beef, dressed with fresh rocket, shaved Parmigiano & extra virgin olive oil.  
     
  Chicken Livers R75
  Sauté with chilli & onion in beer.  
     
  Fresh Mussel & Clam Soup “Alla Felicetta” R85
  Steamed in white wine, a little garlic, parsley, tomato, a dash of cream & Parmigiano. (When clams are available)  
     
  Baby Calamari / (Tenticles or Tubes or Mixed) R85
  Grilled with olive oil, lemon, a touch of freshly-ground black pepper & parsley.  
     
 NEWChicken Tortellini in Herb Broth R75
  Rings of pasta stuffed with chicken poached in a chicken & herb broth  
     
  Minestrone R75
  Needs no introduction, hearty & delicious.  
     
     
Schiacciata (Pizza Bread)    
     
  Herb or Garlic & extra virgin olive oil R59
  Mozzarella Cheese R69
  Ripe sliced tomato & Gorgonzola R85
     
Classic Pizza    
  All pizza’s are made with Mozzarella & Italian tomatoes.  
     
  Choose Your Dough  
  White DoughAddR0
  Wholewheat DoughAddR0
  Gluten-freeAddR21
  BantingAddR21
     
  Add-on's  
  bacon, ham, salame, anchovy, calamari, mussles, tunaAddR29
  artichoke, avo*, capers, mozarella, mushrooms, olivesAddR21
  prawns (each)AddR21
  chilli, garlic, green pepper, onion, tomatoAddR12
     
V Margherita R90
  Mozzarella, tomato & origanum.  
     
  Regina R119
  Mozzarella, tomato, ham, mushroom & origanum  
     
  Padovana R119
  Salame, mushroom, Mozzarella & tomato  
     
  Pisana R119
  Bacon, onion, Mozzarella & tomato  
     
  Quattro Stagioni R139
  Ham, Mushroom, Olive & Artichoke.  
     
  Napoletana R129
  Mozzarella, Tomato, Anchovy & Olives.  
     
  Siciliana R139
  Anchovy, Olives & Capers.  
     
  Livornese R139
  Tuna & Green Olives.  
     
V Pompeii R109
  Chilli, Garlic, Green Pepper & Onion.  
     
V Vegeteriana R139
  mushroom, onion, green pepper, capers, artichoke & olives.  
     
  Frutti Di Mare “Di Alessio” R159
  A taste of the ocean’s bounty (calamari, prawn, mussels & clams) with garlic & chilli  
     
Calzone  from (each)R129
  Traditionally filled with Mozarella, tomato, ham & mushrooms.  
  Choose whatever ingredients your heart desires & we will envelope them in fresh pizza dough & bake your “large stocking“ (calzone) to a crisp.  
     
  Choose Your Dough  
  White DoughAddR0
  Wholewheat DoughAddR0
  Gluten-freeAddR21
  BantingAddR21
     
  Add-on's  
  bacon, ham, salame, anchovy, calamari, mussles, tunaAddR29
  artichoke, avo*, capers, mozarella, mushrooms, olivesAddR21
  prawns (each)AddR21
  chilli, garlic, green pepper, onion, tomatoAddR12
     
  Please note: because of its domed shape your calzone may be slightly charred!  
     
“Fresh” Pizza Range    
  (Starter for two or main for one)  
     
  Pecorino (Sardinian sheeps cheese), fior di latte (Mozzarella ball), Rosa tomatoes & radicchio. R129
     
  Taleggio (Italian Camembert), pesto, Rosa tomatoes, & basil leaves. R129
     
V Caramelised Balsamic Onions, roasted red & yellow peppers, fior di latte & rocket. R129
     
V Roast Artichoke Paste, sauté porcini, fior di latte & avo*. R129
     
V Roast Butternut, Gorgonzola, walnut pesto & rocket. R129
     
  Coppa (cured pork), Fontina (Italian Emmenthal), strawberries & rocket dressed in balsamic & olive oil. R139
     
 NEWLa Rachele - Fresh Ricotta, grilled zucchini, Parmigiano shavings, torn Basil & a light drizzle of Truffle oil. R129
     
Gourmet Pizza    
  All pizza’s are made with Mozzarella & Italian tomatoes.  
     
  Choose Your Dough  
  White DoughAddR0
  Wholewheat DoughAddR0
  Gluten-freeAddR21
  BantingAddR21
     
  Add-on's  
  bacon, ham, salame, anchovy, calamari, mussles, tunaAddR29
  artichoke, avo*, capers, mozarella, mushrooms, olivesAddR21
  prawns (each)AddR21
  chilli, garlic, green pepper, onion, tomatoAddR12
     
  Roma Special R159
  In honour of my mentor, Enrico  
  Mushrooms, onions, olives, artichokes, green peppers, capers, anchovy, salame, garlic, chilli & avo*.  
     
  Lamb Peperonata & Rocket R159
  Roast lamb, roasted red & yellow peppers (with fresh rocket dressed in balsamic vinegar & olive oil).  
     
  Del Sole R149
  Italian fennel-infused pork sausage, sun-dried tomato, chilli, garlic & fresh avo*.  
     
  Prosciutto Crudo R169
  Freshly sliced Prosciutto ham, rocket & Parmigiano shavings.  
     
  Messicana R159
  Chilli, garlic, green pepper, onion, bolognese & avo*.  
     
V Palermitana R149
  Mixed roast veggies – brinjals, artichokes, red & yellow peppers & tomatoes with rocket.  
     
  Salmonata R159
  Oak-smoked Norwegian salmon trout, dollops of Mascarpone, capers & caviar.  
     
Pasta al Forno    
  Oven Baked Pasta  
     
  Lasagne R129
  Layers of fresh homemade pasta, interleaved with Bolognese & béchamel then baked in the pizza oven with mozzarella.  
     
V Cannelloni R129
  Ricotta cheese & spinach rolled in fresh pasta, blessed with tomato, béchamel & mozzarella, then baked to perfection  
     
  Penne Alessandro R129
  Bacon, onion, mushroom, chilli, garlic, tomato, a touch of cream, topped with avo* & mozzarella then baked in the pizza oven. “Omit bacon for a “V”delight”  
     
V Melanzane Alla Parmigiana (Banting Friendly) R129
  Thinly-sliced brinjal, lightly fried, layered with tomato, mozzarella & Parmigiano.  
     
Primi Piatti    
  Pasta  
     
VNEWRigatoni Raffaele R109
  Large tubes of pasta in Napoletana, generous fresh basil, extra-virgin olive oil & Parmigiano curls.  
     
  Linguine Catharina R129
  Anchovy fillets dissolved in extra virgin olive oil with fresh chopped ripe tomato chunks, garlic, chilli & rocket.  
     
  Spaghetti Alle Vongole R129
  Fresh clams, steamed in white wine with garlic, parsley & extra-virgin olive oil. (When clams are available)  
     
 NEWSpaghetti Nero di Seppia R139
  Black cuttlefish ink, sauté calamari & virgin olive oil.  
     
  Tagliolini Ai Gamberi with Cream and Vodka R199
  Fresh homemade “square spaghetti” with prawns & asparagus, sauté in white wine with a touch of chilli, garlic, parsley, lemon & tomato.  
     
  Fettuccine Frutti Di Mare R199
  Fresh mussels & clams, baby calamari & prawns lambasted with tomato, garlic parsley & a little white wine.  
     
  Panzarotti Al Salmone R119
  Half-moon shaped pasta filled with spinach & ricotta in a delicate blend of smoked salmon, leeks, tomato, cream & brandy.  
     
V Zucchini Triangoli Tartufati R129
  Spinach pasta triangles filled with baby marrow & ricotta, lavished in fresh farm-cream, truffles & wild mushrooms.  
     
V Butternut Panzerotti R119
  Half-moon shaped pasta filled with butternut served in fresh sage butter with Parmigiano.  
     
 NEWRigatoni alla Norma R139
  A delight of Sicilian origin, roast brinjals & tomatoes, Ricotta & Pecorino cheese, tossed with short, fat tubular pasta!  
     
V Penne Arrabbiata R99
  Short tubular pasta, (with quill tips) tossed with tomato, chilli, garlic.  
  Add green pepper for texture. R105
     
V Penne Vegetariana R139
  Tomato–based mixed veggie sauce with mushrooms, onions, green peppers, artichokes, olives, corn, baby marrow & carrots.  
     
V Tagliolini Incazzati R119
  Chilli, garlic, green pepper, fresh sweet basil pesto, tomato & a dash of cream.  
     
V Gnocchi Al Pesto R159
  Darling little dumplings (Homemade with potato, flour & eggs) dusted with nutmeg, smothered in a sauce of fresh sweet basil, garlic, olive oil, Parmigiano, pine kernels & cream (optional).  
     
  Spaghetti Bolognese R119
  The conqueror of all known worlds needs no introduction. Try with fettuccine!  
  Choose Your Pasta  
  Spaghetti  
  Fettuccine  
     
  Ravioli Con Salsa Ai Funghi R139
  Cushions of pasta, filled with tasty ground beef suggested in fresh farm-cream & mushroom.  
     
  Fettuccine Rodolfo R119
  Alfredo se moer! Try this for size! Fresh homemade egg pasta in cream, ham, mushroom, Parmigiano, a little black pepper & garlic.  
     
  Spaghetti Carbonara R119
  Egg, bacon, black pepper & Pecorino.  
     
  Penne Amatriciana R129
  Bacon, onion, seasoned & spiced tomato & the ever essential garlic!  
     
  Fettuccine Caruso R149
  Fresh homemade ribbon pasta with julienne of veal, sauté in red wine with chilli, garlic, mushroom, onion, cream & tomato.  
     
  Penne Cacciatore R145
  Chicken, mushrooms & onion sauté in red wine, finished with tomato, peas & a touch of garlic.  
     
Risotto Del Giorno    
  (Made to order & to your taste: Allow at least 20 mins cooking time)  
V Porcini R169
  Frutti Di Mare R199
  Rabbit, Salsiccia & Spinach R179
V Ricotta, Rosemary, Lemon Zest & Basilico R149
 NEWNero di Seppia R159
  Black cuttlefish ink, sauté calamari & virgin olive oil  
     
Carne    
     
  Lamb Al Caffe R199
  Also known as Lamb-Borghini, our signature dish was invented & fashioned by my Mamma, Alma (whose maiden name was Borghini). De-boned leg of lamb, pot-roasted in espresso & apricots with carrots, onions & a little double cream. (Suggested with rice or polenta)  
     
  Calf Liver Alla Veneziana R169
  Sliced julienne, sauté in white wine, onions, a little tomato & herbs.  
  Try this served with polenta.  
     
  Ossobuco R199
  Shin of veal, slow-cooked in white wine with celery, carrot, onion & tomato until falling off the bone.  
  Served on your choice of Polenta OR Fettuccine.  
     
  Chicken Breast R119
  Flame grilled with fresh rosemary, lemon, Italian herbs & spices.  
  OR white wine, olives, mushrooms & fennel R139
     
  OR alla Milanese (Crumbed & lightly fried). R129
     
  Trippa Alla Parmigiana R169
  Veal tripe stewed in white wine, tomato & onion with Parmigiano & lemon zest.  
     
  Fennel Infused Salsiccia R169
  Grilled pork sausage on pesto polenta.  
     
  Rabbit Cacciatora or Madagascar R189
  Jointed, cassaroled in tomato, red wine, mushrooms & peas or green peppercorns, Dijon mustard, cream & brandy,  
  or try half of each!  
     
28 to 35 Day Matured Free-Range Specialist Cuts (When available)    
     
  Sauce Options  
  Truffled mushrooms in a fresh farm cream R49
  Porcini, sauté in butter (optional), olive oil & lemon R49
  Black & green pepper corn, Dijon mustard, brandy & fresh farm cream R45
  Gorgonzola (mild), Parmigiano & cream R45
     
  Cook Options  
  Rare  
  Medium Rare  
  Medium  
  Medium Well  
  Well Done  
     
  Side Options  
  Oven Roasted Potatoes  
  White Rice  
  Polenta  
  Fettuccine  
  Spinach  
  Mixed Steamed Vegetables  
     
  Fillet of Beef R179
  Rubbed in herbs & spices, seared in olive oil & served on a bed of fresh rocket.  
     
  250g Rib-Eye R199
  Char-grilled to order. “My favourite cut of beef!”  
     
  1Kg Fiorentina R349
  (T-Bone)  
  Medium rare only, with Porcini! Ideal for two to share  
     
 NEW300g Argentian Style Rump R189
  Triangular point of rump. Grilled through the fat.  
  Add a tasty accompaniment:  
     
Scaloppine di Vitello    
     
  Veal Porcini R179
  Thinly-sliced pan fried escalope of veal, with wild porcini mushrooms, lemon, white wine & parsley.  
     
  Veal Daniele R179
  Finished in fresh sweet basil pesto & served with gnocchi Gorgonzola  
     
  Veal Madagascar R179
  Madagascar green-peppercorns, Dijon mustard, cream & brandy.  
     
  Veal Milanese R179
  Herbed, spiced, crumbed & lightly-fried.  
  (suggested with fresh chopped tomato & rocket)  
     
  Veal Saltimbocca R189
  Prosciutto ham, fresh sage, butter & white wine.  
     
Pesce    
     
  Baby Calamari R169
  Grilled with olive oil, lemon, a touch of freshly-ground black pepper & parsley. Tubes or tentacles or mixed.  
     
  Fresh Pepper-Crusted Seared Tuna R229
  Super-healthy & delicious – when available!  
  (suggested served on linguine pesto)  
     
  Fresh Scottish Salmon R239
  Lightly-grilled, brushed with olive oil, lemon, capers &  
  origanum & parsley.  
     
  Whole Cape Bream R189
  Griiled then finished in our woodfired oven! Please note - whole on the bone!  
     
  Mussel & Clam Soup “Alla Felicetta” R139
  Steamed in white wine, garlic & parsley, then finished in tomato with a dash of cream & Parmigiano. (When clams are available)  
     
  Fresh Fillet of River Trout R169
  Grilled, finished with lemon, white wine, parsley & toasted almonds.  
     
  Luca’s subscribes to SASSI indictors of sustainable fishing; we will therefore only purchase “green fish” & never any endangered or over-exploited species.  
     
Dolci    
     
 NEWGelati from Baglios! R45
  A choice or mix of bacio, pistacchio, hazelnut, after eight & vanilla or sorbet of the day. (3 scoops)  
     
  Baci R45
  A firm favourite, Italian kisses in assorted flavours.  
  (Otherwise known as “Nipples of Venus”!)  
     
  Chocolate Truffle Cake R75
  Handmade in-house with the finest dark chocolate & Jamaican Rum, complimented by a toasted almond brittle base.  
     
  Tiramisu R69
  Homemade & very traditional, prepared with layered Mascarpone, eggs, boudoir biscuits soaked in espresso & Marsala, then sprinkled with cocoa.  
     
  Baked Cheese Cake R69
  Fresh homemade with a hint of lemon.  
     
  Affogato R59
  Bacio gelato “drowned” in espresso & Amaretto, served in a coffee cup!  
     
  Pistacchio & Grappa Don Pedro R59
  (Unique to Luca’s - tastes like marzipan!)  
     
  Chocolate & Almond Triangle (Banting Friendly) R69
  Sugar & wheat free, delicious dark chocolate flavour  
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