Our food

L'Opera offers a wide selection of luscious mouthwatering dishes from the Tuscany kitchen, and there is always something new on our special 'Chef's Suggestion' menu to tempt the taste buds of the most frequent visitor. Our food is MSG free and all the important ingredients are imported: From the dried pasta 'Rustichella D'Abruzzo', to the peeled tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella and other assorted cheeses, to the cured hams, olives, capers, fish and seafood. Some essential dessert ingredients such as chocolate, mascarpone, and Savoiardi Ladyfinger biscuit are also imported.

Set lunch available everyday /

set menu gastronomic gourmet also available

Failing to mention our range of exquisite desserts would be leaving out an important part of the dining experience here at L'Opera.

Don’t hesitate to indulge into
one or more of our desserts!

Customers have been known to come for a romantic dinner for two, only to find themselves falling in love... with our super delicious chocolate souffé.

Our Menu

ANTIPASTI

 

SELEZIONE DI ANTIPASTI (minimum 2 people)
Con moderazione:
Mixed coldcuts, Rocket Sausage, Mozzarella Caprese, Misto Mare, Carpaccio di Pesce served with condiments

Eccellenza:
Bresaola, Foie Gras, Pata Negra (36 months aged), Hokkaido Scallops, Tartar di Manzo with Black Truffle

 

TARTAR DI SALMONE
Salmon roe tartar on young spinach leafs and vodka sour cream sauce

 

TONNO A FETTINE CON BOTTARGA DI MUGGINE
Tuna carpaccio served with rocket salad and Bottarga fish roe

 

FRITTO MISTO
Deep fried mixed seafood and vegetables

 

COZZE E VONGOLE IN GUAZZETTO
Seared white clams and mussels in a light tomato sauce

 

VITELLO TONNATO
Roasted and sliced veal loin on tuna sauce, salad and Truffle oil

 

CARPACCIO DI MANZO
Beef tenderloin Carpaccio with Parmesan cheese

 

AFFETTATI MISTI ALL’ITALIANA
Italian assorted cold cuts platter and grilled sausage

 

PROSCIUTTO E MELONE
18 months cured Parma Ham and rock melon

 

TIMBALLO DI MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA
Baked eggplants timbale with fresh mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce

 

FEGATO GRASSO CON FRUTTA CARAMELLATA
Foie Gras – Pan fried cured duck liver served with caramelized fresh fruits

 

 

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CONSIGLIO DI ERNESTO STEFANI
CHEF’S CULINARY JOURNEY

 

7 different special dishes: 3 appetizer, 2 pasta, main course, dessert and coffee
(Minimum 2 persons)

 

 

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LE INSALATE

 

CAPRICCIOSA DI GRANCHIO
Sea-crab meat served with avocado, tomato and asparagus in balsamic dressing

 

DI MARE AL PROFUMO DI BASILICO
Clam, mussel, shrimp, squid and prawns tossed in basil on sour vegetables

 

GRECA
Assorted salad with Feta cheese, tuna, tomatoes, black olives and oregano

 

CAPRESE DI BUFALA
Italian buffalo’s milk mozzarella on tomato and lettuces

 

VEGETARIANA TIEPIDA DI BIETOLE E RICOTTA
Vegetarian salad of beetroots, ricotta cheese, radicchio and seared mushrooms

 

NIDO DI PROSCIUTTO CON FRAGOLE AL BALSAMICO
Aged Parma ham served with salad and marinated fresh strawberries

 

RUCOLA E SALSICCIA GRIGLIATA
Rocket salad, tomatoes, parmesan and grilled sausage tossed in balsamic dressing

 

 

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LE MINISTRE E LE ZUPPE

 

BRODETTO DI PESCE
Seafood and fish soup in a light tomato broth

 

MINESTRONE ALL’ORTOLANA
Traditional fresh Vegetable soup

 

PASTA E FAGIOLI ALLA VENETA
Venetian bean soup with pasta

 

ZUPPA DI FUNGHI ALLA MAREMMANA
Tuscany mushroom soup with chicken liver crouton

 

TORTELLINI IN BRODO DI CARNE
Beef filled pasta cooked in double veal broth and vegetables

 

 

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LE NOSTRE PASTE

 

TRIS DI PASTE
ASK FOR YOUR DAILY SELECTION OF 3 PASTA DISHES.
(Minimum 2 people)

 

SPAGHETTI OR PENNE TOSSED WITH TRADITIONAL SAUCES
Garlic oil, tomato, arrabbiata, Bolognese, amatriciana, carbonara, 4cheeses, pesto

 

SICILIANA
Spaghetti Sicily stile with spicy sauce of garlic anchovies, raisin cappers and fresh tomatoes.

 

CASSOPIPA
With baby clams, mussel, scallops, tossed in olive oil, garlic, chilly and anchovies

 

GRANCHIO E RUCOLA
Spaghetti with fresh sea crab, cherry tomatoes, spring onions, chilly and rocket salad.

 

ARAGOSTA L’OPERA STYLE
Tossed in fresh lobster ;for 2 persons

 

CAPELLINI AL SALMONE
Angel hair pasta with salmon, asparagus and vodka, cream sauce and fish roe.

 

LINGUINI AL NERO DI SEPPIA CON VONGOLE E ZUCCHINE
Linguini tossed in squid ink sauce, with baby clams and zucchini.

 

TAGLIATELLE ALLA MAREMMANA
Home made tagliatelle tossed in a rich wild boar ragu’ with Pienza pecorino cheese

 

FARFALLE AL SUGO D’AGNELLO E CAPRINO
Short shape pasta tossed in a lamb stewed sauce and fresh goat cheese

 

LASAGNE AL FORNO
Layers of baked pasta with meat sauce and Besciamella sauce

 

TORTELLI ALLA MAREMMANA
Home made large ravioli stuffed with spinach and ricotta cheese with your choice of meat sauce, tomato sauce or cream sauce

 

RAVIOLI DI FEGATO GRASSO
Ravioli filled with duck liver, in a truffle cream and sage sauce

 

RAVIOLONI AGNOLOTTI CLASSICO
Home made pasta filled with beef and Mediterranean vegetable:
Served with: Mushroom and cream sauce or Napoletana fresh tomato and basil sauce

 

GNOCCHI DI PATATE AL GORGONZOLA
Potato dumplings with gorgonzola cheese sauce

 

SPAGHETTI VONGOLE RUCOLA E BOTTARGA
Spaghetti with Baby clams with bottarga roe and ruccola salad

 

 

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I RISOTTI

 

RISOTTO AI FRUTTI DI MARE
With fresh mixed seafood

 

AI FUNGHI PORCINI E TARTUFO
Cooked with porcini mushrooms and truffle paste

 

ALLO ZAFFERANO ALLA MILANESE
With saffron Milanese style and marrow’s bone

 

 

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I SECONDI DI PESCE

 

GAMBERONI AGLIO, OLIO E PEPERONCINO
Seared Tiger prawns with garlic oil sauce and chilly

 

SALMONE FARCITO ALLE VERDURE
Norwegian salmon fillet filled with vegetables ragu’ baked on light tomato sauce

 

BRANZINO AL SALE
Baked sea bass under sea salt crust , filled and served with aged balsamic dressing

 

TRANCIA DI BARRAMUNDI AL FORNO CON PATATE E TIMO
Baked Barramundi fish steak with Potatoes, veggies, thyme and white wine

 

FILETTO DI MERLUZZO AL CARTOCCIO CON SALSA LIVORNESE
Snow fish fillet wrapped in aluminum foil with fresh tomato and oregano

 

 

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THE GRILL – IL GIRARROSTO TOSCANO

 

Mixed grill from the earth
Lamb rack, Italian sausage, Beef tenderloin, Pork Tenderloin and Baby chicken

 

Mixed grill from the sea
Gamberoni shrimp, Scallop, Salmon, Snowfish and Barramundi

 

FIORENTINA TIPICA over 1300 gr
Australian T-bone steak grain-fed for 150 days, Florentine style

 

Fassona Beef
1,3kg of Fassona Beef, served with a variety of salts and red wine, pepper or mushroom sauce.
Piedmontese beef offers a product that is lower in fat, cholesterol, and calories than conventional beef, while providing the ultimate in tenderness and flavor.
The fame of Piedmontese beef has reached beyond the Italian borders and it is endorsed by the American Heart Association as a heart-healthy food.

 

 

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VEAL

 

COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE ORECCHIO D’ELEFANTE
Veal chop shaped as an Elephant’s ear, breaded and pan fried in butter

 

SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA
Traditional scaloppini seared with aged Parma ham, sage and white wine

 

FEGATO ALL’INGLESE
New Zealand calf-liver pan-fried with capers and Italian pancetta

 

OSSOBUCO ALLA MILANESE
Sliced and braised veal shank served with saffron rice and marrow

 

 

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BEEF

 

TAGLIATA DI CONTROFILETTO
300 gr. of Australian grain-fed rib-eye; pan-fried, grilled and sliced served with balsamic vinegar sauce and rocket salad.

 

FILETTO AL GORGONZOLA
Australian Angus Beef tenderloin cooked in Italian blue cheese and red wine sauce with capsicum and mushrooms

 

59 FILETTO ALLA FORESTIERA
Australian grilled Angus beef tenderloin served with porcini mushrooms sauce; topped with Foie Gras

 

 

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LAMB

 

BRASATO DI STINCO D’AGNELLO SU POLENTA
Braised lamb shank with sun dried tomatoes and artichokes on polenta

 

COSTOLETTE D’AGNELLO FARCITE AL FEGATO GRASSO E TARTUFO
Pan fried Australian lamb chops filled with Foie gras and black truffle with almond bread

 

ARROSTO D’AGNELLO (2 person)
Oven roast rack of Australian Import lamb Tuscany style

 

MEDAGLIONI DI FILETTO D’AGNELLO ALLE OLIVE E VINO ROSSO
Lamb tenderloin rolled in cured lard and seared in red wine reduction and olives

 

 

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CHICKEN

 

POLLASTRINO NOSTRANO AL MATTONE
Upcountry baby chicken, BBQ L’Opera style

 

PETTO DI POLLO ALLA PARMIGIANA
Pan-fried chicken breast glazed with mozzarella cheese topped with Parma ham

 

 

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FROM THE PIZZERIA

 

PIZZA VEGETARIANA
with tomato, mozzarella cheese and fresh seasonal vegetables

 

PIZZA AL SALAME PICCANTE
with tomato, mozzarella cheese and Italian spicy salami

 

PIZZA ALLA NAPOLETANA
with tomato, mozzarella cheese and anchovies

 

PIZZA MARGHERITA
with tomato and mozzarella cheese

 

PIZZA AL PROSCIUTTO
with tomato, mozzarella cheese and ham

 

PIZZA CON SALSICCIA
with tomato, mozzarella cheese and Italian sausage

 

PIZZA AI FRUTTI DI MARE
with mozzarella cheese, tomato and mix seafood

 

PIZZA AI QUATTRO FORMAGGI
with mozzarella , gorgonzola, taleggio, mascarpone and bufala cheese

 

PIZZA CAPRICCIOSA
with tomato, mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, artichoke, capers and black olive

 

 

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OUR PIZZA SPECIALS

 

PIZZA AL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA
with tomato, mozzarella cheese and imported Italian Parma Ham

 

PIZZA QUATTRO STAGIONI
with cooked ham, mushrooms, artichokes and mozzarella cheese

 

PIZZA GORGONZOLA E SPECK
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, gorgonzola, smoked ham

 

PIZZA MONTANARA
Tomato, mozzarella cheese, ham, mushroom, Italian sausage salami

 

PIZZA GIO’ GIO’
with tomato, buffalo’s mozzarella cheese, ham and marinated cherry tomatoes

 

PIZZA D.O.C.
Pizza with mozzarella cheese, marinated cherry tomatoes, fresh rocket salad
and parmesan flakes

 

CALZONE NAPOLI
Stuffed pizza with mozzarella cheese, tomato, Italian ricotta cheese and
spicy imported salami

 

CALZONE FLORENTINE
Stuffed pizza with tomato, cheese, ham and spinach

 

 

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DESSERTS

ZABAIONE AL MARSALA
Italian sabayon with Marsala wine and Lady finger biscuits

 

TIRAMISU’
Mascarpone cheese cake with Lady finger biscuits and coffee’

 

MILLEFOGLIE ALLA CREMA PASTICCERA
Puff pastry layer cake with vanilla custard cream and fresh strawberries

 

SPUMA AL CIOCCOLATO
Valrhona dark chocolate mousse

 

TORTINO CALDO ALA CIOCCOLATO CON GELATO VANIGLIA
Valrhona dark chocolate soufflé with vanilla been ice cream

 

CROSTATINE MISTE DI FRUTTA
Seasonal mixed mini cakes of fresh fruit with vanilla custard cream

 

CRÈME BRULE’
Baked vanilla cream and caramelized sugar cane

 

PANNA COTTA
Fresh sweeten cream gelatin with fresh fruits and milk caramel sauce

 

 

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ICE CREAM

98 TARTUFO DI CIOCCOLATO
Baked double-chocolate truffle ice cream with dark rum served with home-made chocolate seashell with fresh berries and cream

 

SFOGLIATELLE DI MELE
Apple puff pastry served with chocolate ice cream

 

CIGNO CON GELATO VANIGLIA
Swan profiteroles filled with vanilla bean ice cream and mixed berries sauce

 

PERA COTTA AL VINO ROSSO
Poached pear in red wine on chocolate mousse and vanilla ice-cream

 

ICE CREAM
Chocolate
Vanilla bean
Pistacchio
Strawberry
Lemon sorbet
Coconut sorbet

 

 

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With reservation to changes and out of stock.