Our Menu

ANTIPASTO (Appetizers)

LA MINESTRA

Soup of the Day. Served with freshly baked bread   

$11

FETTUNTA

‘Garlic Bread’ as its made in Italy – with fresh garlic and Virgin Olive Oil

$7

INSALATA MEDITERRANEA FRESCA

A fresh Mediterranean salad of vine ripened tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumber, feta cheese & pitted olives drizzled with a light Italian Balsamic vinaigrette

$12.5

INSALATA di SALMONE

Premium South Island Salmon, sliced on top of fresh salad greens with capers; drizzled with mild vinaigrette NOTE: Ask your waiter about our Gluten Free Bread options.

INSALATA con POLLO (o MANZO)

Chicken breast portions (or marinated prime beef) delicately sautéed with capsicum and garlic; served on fresh salad greens splashed with vinaigrette

17.5

CAFFE e VINO (Coffees and Wine)

LIQUEUR COFFEES

Amaretto, Frangelico, Sambucca (Black and White), Grappa, Kahlua, Tia Maria, Irish Whisky, Amarula, Brandy, Cointreau, Drambuie etc

Other Hot Beverages

Hot Chocolate and a range of standard Teas and Specialty (flavoured) Teas are available

Wines/Beers/Spirits/Beverages

Our extensive ‘Wine List’ includes a fine selection of Italian wines, beers and spirits as well as New Zealand and International wines, beers and spirits and beverages. House Policy: Adriana’s is a Fully Licensed Restaurant. However, guests are permitted to bring their own special bottle of wine for which a Corkage Fee of $7.50 per […]

DOLCE (Dessert)

TIRAMISU

The most famous of all Italian desserts – individually hand-made by our award-winning Master Baker – layers of vanilla sponge drizzled with freshly brewed espresso coffee, and filled with mascarpone cheese

$13.5

CLASSIC ‘vanilla bean’ CHEESECAKE

Creamy smooth cheesecake made from the finest quality Philadelphia cream cheese, real Vanilla beans and fresh NZ cream, garnished with berry coulis

$13.5

ITALIAN APPLE COMPOTE

Layers of stewed NZ apples, seedless raisins plumped in citrus juice, roasted pine nuts and Marsala flavoured cream; topped with chocolate and a dusting of cinnamon

$13.5

GELATO alla Adriana

Scoops of premium Kapiti Vanilla Ice Cream, drizzled with house-made chocolate sauce and garnished with whipped cream and toasted almonds

$13.5

AFFOGATO

A traditional Italian favourite of vanilla Ice cream, a shot of Italian Amaretto Liqueur and an espresso coffee

$13.5

CHEESE BOARD (for 2 persons)

A selection of Italian and NZ cheeses served with olives, nuts and crackers. NOTE: Add $4 per additional person

$19

Our Menu

ANTIPASTO Appetizers

A tasty traditional Italian appetizer is always the best way to start your meal…… (click on the ‘ANTIPASTO’ button to the left for our tasty selections)

PRIMO PIATTO First Course

Choose an entrée from our delectable range of Salad and Pasta dishes…….. (click on the ‘PRIMO PIATTO’ button to the left for our delectable selections)

SECONDO Main Course

In Italy, the host ensures that the Main dish always satisfies the eagerly awaiting guests and at Adriana’s, we pride ourselves on doing the same for you…….. (click on the ‘SECONDO” button to the left for our satisfying selections)

DOLCE Dessert

Dessert, usually taken with an Espresso Coffee, rounds off a satisfying meal and is never considered to be too decadent in Italy…….. (click on the ‘DOLCE’ button to the left for our decadent mouth-watering selections)

PRIMO PIATTO (First Course)

INSALATA MISTA

A fresh seasonal salad selection, including tomato, capsicum and cucumber; drizzled with a light Italian Balsamic vinaigrette

$8

POLLO con INSALATA VERDE

Chicken breast portions (or marinated prime beef ) delicately sautéed with capsicum and garlic; served on fresh salad greens splashed with vinaigrette

$16.5

INSALATA di FEGATINI

Chicken livers sautéed with bacon, mushrooms and flamed brandy; served on fresh salad greens tossed in a mild vinaigrette

$16.5

SPAGHETTI MARINARA con Gamberi e Cozze

Spaghetti in traditional marinara sauce of Italian tomatoes & fresh herbs, tossed with whole shelled de-veined prawns and mussels. (This dish may also be ordered as Entrée Size)

$26.5

FARFALLE al SALMONE

Farfalle (bow-tie shaped) pasta tossed in cream sauce with NZ smoked salmon, capers & fresh spinach leaves (This dish may also be ordered as Entrée Size)

$27.5

PENNE all’ ARRABBIATA (Vegetarian)

Penne tubes cooked in a spicy Italian tomato sauce, tossed with garlic, onion, chilli, capsicum and fresh herbs NOTE: Add Prime NZ Scotch Fillet pieces for $5.50 extra (This dish may also be ordered as Entrée Size)

$25.5

FARFALLE al FEGATINI

Chicken livers sautéed with bacon, mushrooms and flamed brandy, finished in a cream sauce tossed with farfalle (bow-tie shaped) pasta (This dish may also be ordered as Entrée Size)

$26

RAVIOLI al GORGONZOLA e NOCI

Ravioli parcels filled with ricotta cheese and spinach; in a creamy blue-vein cheese and roasted walnut sauce.

$27.5

FETTUCCINE DELLA NONNA

Tender chicken breast portions, sautéed with onions, capsicums and mushrooms; finished in a lite cream sauce tossed with fettuccine pasta. (This dish may also be ordered as Entrée Size)

$26

LASAGNE al RAGU

A traditional Italian sauce of lean beef, tomatoes, spinach, onions, cheese, garlic & herbs; Served with a fresh salad bowl. NOTE: Any of our Pasta items (excluding ‘Lasagne al Ragu’) can be ordered in Entrée Size for $20 each. Ask your waiter about our Gluten Free Pasta options

$27.5

FETTUCCINE DELLA NONNA

Chicken breast portions, sautéed with onions, garlic and mushrooms in a lite cream sauce flavoured with sun-dried tomato; tossed with fettuccine pasta

$27.5

SECONDO (Main Course)

PESCE al POMODORO e SPINACI

Fresh fillets of Tarakihi (or chef’s ‘market‘ fresh selection), pan-grilled and finished in an Italian tomato, mushroom and fresh spinach sauce

$30.5

PESCE alla PARMIGIANA

Freshest daily ‘market’ fish (usually Tarakihi fillets), pan-grilled with a teeny knob of unsalted butter and finished with a melted Parmesan, Chardonnay and lemon crust

$30.5

PETTO POLLO al POMODORO e MOSTARDA

Chicken breast fillets delicately sautéed in a splash of virgin olive oil; then finished in a creamy sun-dried tomato & wholegrain mustard sauce

$30.5

FILETTO al FUNGHI

Prime NZ Beef Scotch Fillet Steaks (275g) – sealed on the char-griller, then oven finished as ordered. Served with a traditional sauce of red wine, tomato, garlic and mushrooms

$34.5

FILETTO al PEPE

Prime NZ Beef Scotch Fillet Steaks (275g) – sealed on the char-griller, then oven finished as ordered. Served with a cream and green peppercorn sauce

$34.5

POLLETTO al ROSMARINO

Succulent whole chickens (approx 425g), marinated in garlic, fresh lemon juice, virgin olive oil and rosemary; then oven-grilled to perfection and served w its own ‘pan juice’ gravy. Can be ordered WITH or WITHOUT CHILLI

$34.5