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Our Menu

We aim to serve fantastic food coupled with great service and a vibrant friendly atmosphere to make every visit special. Our food is freshly prepared to order and should you have any special request, suggest or dietary requirements we will be happy to accommodate.

A WARM WELCOME TO SOPRANO’S RESTAURANT

loved by thousands

Our independent, family-run restaurant has been bringing fresh, tasty,
Italian-inspired food to Southsea since 1999.

If you have any food allergies and intolerances, please speak to our staff before you order and a full breakdown of each dishes’ allergen ingredients can be provided on request.

While every effort is made to minimise risk, our tiny kitchen handles all ingredients, so we can’t guarantee the absence of allergens in our menu items.

We add an optional 10% service charge to tables of 6 and above

v = Vegetarian      = Spicy

WHILE YOU WAIT

served immediately or as a starter or side order

Warm breads with our balsamic & basil olive oil

v

2.00 / 4.00

Soprano’s marinated mixed olives

v

3.00

Garlic pizza bread with a little tomato sauce (add cheese for 50p)

v

4.50

Pesto & sun-dried tomato bread topped with melted mozzarella

v

6.95

STARTERS

Homemade Soup of the Day

served with warm bread (see specials)  v

4.75

Insalata Tricolore

avocado, sliced mozzarella, tomato & basil dressing

5.95

Tomato Bruschetta

toasted ciabatta topped with chopped tomato, olive oil & fresh basil, rocket garnish  v

5.00

Goat’s Cheese Bruschetta

a toasted ciabatta topped with tomato, pesto, sweet balsamic & creamy goat’s cheese, mixed leaf salad v

5.95

Garlic Mushrooms

over toasted bread & salad garnish v

5.50

Antipasto

cured meats, marinated artichokes & olives, aioli, bread, rocket & parmesan

7.50

Grilled Sardines

in garlic & citrus oil with salad garnish & warm bread

6.95

Glazed Tiger Prawns

with garlic & chilli served with salad garnish

6.95

Fresh Steamed Mussels

with wedges of warm bread, in choice of 2 sauces: White Wine, garlic, cream & parsley Spicy Tomato, pepper & chilli

small /large 6.95 12.95

SHARERS

Mezze Platter

a fantastic feast of roasted mediterranean vegetables, cured meats, feta, olives, hummus, pesto, mixed leaf salad & warm bread 

13.50

Vegetarian Mezze Platter

roasted mediterranean vegetables, new potatoes sautéed with sun-dried tomatoes, baked cherry tomatoes with buffalo mozzarella, marinated artichokes & olives, hummus/pesto, feta, mixed salad & warm bread v

13.50

Soprano’s Sea Platter

grilled sardines, glazed tiger prawns, mussels steamed with spicy tomato sauce & smoked salmon slices, served with warm bread & aioli

small /large 19.95 22.95

SALADS

Avocado

roasted avocado halves filled with sweet chilli & lime glazed prawns & vegetables, served on mixed leaf salad

9.75

Chargrill

chargrilled chicken, sliced avocado, pine nuts, red onion & mixed leaf salad, topped with crispy noodles & soprano’s balsamic reduction 

with extra crispy parma ham 1.50

9.50

Goat’s Cheese

avocado tossed with pesto, tomato, olives, red onion, peppers, rocket, balsamic & mixed leaf salad topped with slices of goat’s cheese

with extra crispy parma ham 1.50

9.50

Sweet Peppers

roasted half peppers filled with mediterranean vegetables & olives, pan-fried with a sun-dried tomato & pesto sauce, all topped with melted mozzarella & served on mixed leaf salad v

with extra chicken 1.50

9.95

Spicy Chorizo

tossed with feta, new potatoes, chilli & red pepper, served on a mixed leaf, cherry tomato & red onion salad with citrus dressing

5.50

GRILLS

the sides here can be swapped, just ask your server

Filetto con Salsa al Pepe

chargrilled 8oz fillet steak with a cracked black pepper, brandy, mushroom & cream sauce, sautéed potatoes, roasted cherry tomatoes & rocket parmesan salad

18.95

Bistecca di Manzo

chargrilled 8oz sirloin steak with sautéed onions, mushrooms, grilled tomato, chips and mixed salad

15.95

Pollo con Salsa Mediterranea

grilled chicken breast in a tomato & red wine sauce tossed with mediterranean vegetables, served with rosemary potatoes & mixed salad

13.50

RISOTTOS

arborio rice served a variety of different ways

Chicken

chicken breast, spinach, red onion, mushrooms & pine nuts in a creamy mascapone sauce topped with parmesan

10.25

Rosmarino

red onion, olives, pine nuts & sun-dried tomatoes tossed in a rich plum tomato & fresh rosemary sauce v

10.25

Alla Pescatora

fresh hake, king prawns & smoked salmon in a creamy white wine wine & dill sauce with mushrooms & tenderstem broccoli, topped with crispy leeks

12.95

PIZZAS

fresh dough made daily with 10-inch crust

Margherita

tomato & mozzarella v

8.25

Americana

pepperoni, red onion, mixed peppers, jalapeños & mozzarella

ask for ‘Americana Hot’ for extra red chillies! 0.50 

10.50

Pollo Cajun

cajun chicken, pepperoni, sweet chilli, pimento peppers, spring onion & mozzarella

10.50

Prosciutto di Parma

parma ham, marinated grilled artichokes, red onion & basil pesto, topped with crumbled feta & mozzarella

10.50

Cattiva ma Buona

halloumi, chorizo, honey, red grapes & mozzarella

10.50

Halloumi

halloumi, chorizo, honey, red grapes & mozzarella

9.95

Caramellata

goat’s cheese, caramelised red onion, olives, pine nuts& mozzarella v

9.95

Spicy Greco

hummus, jalapeños, spinach, feta, artichokes & mozzarella v

9.95

Tonno

tuna, mixed olives, capers, chillies, anchovies & mozzarella

9.95

Caprino

goat’s cheese, mushrooms, artichokes, mozzarella & pesto v

9.95

Classica

parma ham, sliced mozzarella, rocket, cherry tomato & pesto

10.50

Rucola

olives, mozzarella & runny egg finished with fresh rocket, parmesan & chilli oil v

9.95

Speciale Soprano’s

napoli salami, red onions, pepperoni, bolognese, basil pesto, olives & mozzarella

11.25

Calzone

sandwiched pizza served with mixed leaf salad, in 2 varieties:

Meat with buckwells ham, napoli salami & mozzarella

add red chilli & jalapeños 0.50

Veggie goat’s cheese, pesto, jalapeños, cherry tomato & mozzarella v

10.50

PASTA

ask about gluten free pasta options

Spaghetti ai Frutti di Mare

juicy prawns, mussels & fresh crab meat
in a tomato, chilli & coriander sauce

11.50

Spaghetti con Polpette

homemade beef meatballs served in a spicy rich tomato sauce

9.75

Tagliatelle all’Azzurro

creamy dolcelatte blue cheese sauce with cherry tomatoes, roasted sweet peppers, spinach, red onion & basil v

9.25

Penne alla Diavola

peppers, onions, mushrooms & courgettes in a creamy tomato spicy cajun sauce

add chunky chicken 1.50

9.25

Penne all’Arrabbiata

mushrooms, peppers, red chillies & red onion in a spicy tomato sauce v

add pancetta 1.50

9.25

Spaghetti alla Bolognese

traditional beef & tomato dish cooked the Soprano’s way

9.50

Tagliatelle alla Carbonara

classic pancetta, parmesan, cream & egg with added sautéed mushrooms

9.75

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

mixed olives, capers, chillies, cherry tomatoes & basil v add anchovies or tuna 0.75

8.75

Tagliatelle al Salmone

smoked salmon, tender-stem broccoli & red onion in a creamy tomato sauce

10.25

Penne con Pollo e Parma

chicken, parma ham & mushrooms in a creamy spring onion & parmesan sauce

10.25

Tagliatelle con Broccoli e Pollo

creamy chicken & broccoli flavoured with pancetta, sun-dried tomatoes & fresh basil in a tomato & mascarpone sauce

10.25

Lasagne

layers of pasta, béchamel sauce & bolognese beef smothered with parmesan, served with mixed leaf salad

10.25

Halloumi, Aubergine & Sweet Pepper Lasagne

slices of aubergine & pepper marinated in chilli, garlic lemon & herbs, layered with pasta, napoli sauce & halloumi, baked until golden. Served with sautéed potatoes tossed with spinach & red onion

10.25

Sides

Chips

& aioli dip v

3.50

New Potatoes

in garlic butter or sautéed potatoes v

3.50

Warm Potato Salad

with olives & capers v

4.50

Tomato & Red Onion Salad

v

4.00

Mixed Salad

with tomato, peppers & olives v

4.00

Rocket & Parmesan Salad

v

4.00

Dips

hummus, basil pesto, aioli – each portion v

1.00

IN ADDITION TO OUR EVENING MENU WE ALSO SERVE THE FOLLOWING IN THE DAY FROM 12PM

LATE BRUNCH

Smashed Avocado & Feta

on sour dough bread with lime and chilli v

6.00

Smoked Salmon & Scrambled Eggs

with toasted ciabatta

6.00

Omelette

with mixed salad & toasted ciabatta

Choose 2 fillings: cheese, chilli, feta, goat’s cheese, ham, mushrooms, red onion, parmesan, peppers, spinach, tomato, potato, chicken, crispy parma ham, smoked salmon 0.75

6.00

PASTA

Smaller portions of most of the pastas shown on the main menu are available in the daytime

Spaghetti ai frutti di mare extra 1.00

6.95

TOASTED CIABATTA SANDWICHES

served with mixed salad & olives

Chicken

tossed with sun-dried tomatoes & red onion, fresh rocket & aioli

7.50

Char-grilled Sirloin Steak

with fried onions, mushrooms & tomato

8.00

Goat’s Cheese & Roasted Veg

with goat’s cheese, pesto & mozzarella v

extra fillings: mozzarella, halloumi, chorizo
crispy parma ham, salami, avocado 1.00

7.00

TWO COURSE LUNCH

Please see specials board for details of today’s set menu

COLD DRINKS

Wine see the wine list on your table

Peroni draught beer

Pint 3.00 Half 1.50

Bottled Beers

4.00

Bottled Cider

4.00

Large Bottled Cider

5.00

25ml Spirits with mixer

4.50

Shots

4.00

Soft Fizzy Drinks lemonade, cola, diet cola, elderflower & soda

Pint 3.00 Half 1.50

San Pellegrino limonata, aranciata

2.50

Juice orange, cranberry, pineapple or apple

Pint 3.00 Half 1.50

Mineral Water sparkling or still

1 litre 3.00 330ml 1.50

Cordial with Soda/Water lime, blackcurrant, orange

0.75

Iced Tea lemon

2.00

Jug of Pimms with fresh fruit & mint (Summer Only)

13.95

Hot DRINKS

all coffees can be made skinny and/or decaf

Reg

Large

Americano

2.00

2.75

Cappuccino

2.50

3.00

Caffè Latte

2.50

3.00

Flat White

2.50

Mocha topped with whipped cream

2.75

3.50

Liqueur Coffee with tia maria, brandy, amaretto, baileys or irish whiskey

6.00

Teas regular, mint, green, fruit, etc.

2.00

2.75

Hot Chocolate optionally topped with whipped cream

Extra shot of espresso 0.75

3.00

ESPRESSO

freshly ground

Espresso served short & strong with a distinctive crema halo

2.00

Doppio two shots of espresso

2.75

Macchiato topped with a dash of frothy milk

2.00

Con Panna espresso topped with whipped cream

2.00

Corretto espresso ‘corrected’ with a shot of liqueur

4.50

Let's eat.

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