Our Menu

ANTIPASTO (Appetizers)

LA MINESTRA

Soup of the Day. Served with freshly baked bread   

$9

FETTUNTA

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

$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

A traditional coffee-flavoured dessert with layers of sponge cake & mascarpone cheese, topped with chocolate

$13

ITALIAN APPLE COMPOTE

Baked apple slices, seedless raisins plumped in citrus juice and roasted pine nuts layered with Marsala flavoured cream and topped with chocolate and a lite dusting of cinnamon

$13

GELATO

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

$13

AFFOGATO

A traditional Italian favourite of vanilla Ice cream, a shot of Amaretto Liqueur and an espresso coffee (for you to mix at the table)

$13

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 alla MARINARA

Spaghetti tossed in an Italian tomato and fresh herb sauce; with sautéed fresh Tarakihi fillets and whole shelled prawns. (This dish may also be ordered as Entrée Size)

$25

FARFALLE al SALMONE

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

$26

PENNE all’ ARRABBIATA (Vegetarian)

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

$24

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. (This dish may also be ordered as Entrée Size)

$26

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 beef bolognaise including tomatoes, spinach, onions, cheese, garlic and Italian herbs;  Served with a fresh side salad.

$24

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

$28

PESCE alla PARMIGIANA

Fresh fillets of Tarakihi (or chef’s ‘market‘ fresh selection) pan-fried and served with a melted Parmesan cheese, Chardonnay and lemon crust

$28

FILETTO al FUNGHI

Prime Scotch Fillet char-grilled and served with a red wine, tomato, garlic and mushroom reduction

$32

FILETTO al PEPE

Char-grilled Prime Scotch Fillet served with a cream and green peppercorn sauce

$32

POLLETTO al ROSMARINO

Succulent whole baby chicken, marinated in garlic, fresh lemon juice, olive oil and rosemary; then oven-grilled to perfection (Please specify with or without Chilli)

$32