Spiced, smoked almonds 5 (veg, vegan*)

Cauliflower fritters w/ caramelised onions 10 (veg, vegan*)

Beer Pickles 6 (veg, vegan*)

Fried chicken wings w/ hot sauce and ranch 9

Pork and fennel meatballs with tomato sugo, shaved pecorino and toasted ciabatta 13

Shoestring Fries 9 (gf, veg, vegan)

Beer battered chips 9 (veg, vegan)

Antipasto – a selection of cured meats, cheese, pickles, olives & daily baked bread 25.5


Margherita – tomato, fior di latte & basil 18.5 (veg)

(add prosciutto 4)

(add pepperoni 3.5)

Field mushrooms, Parmesan  & caramelised onion 20 (veg)

Pork and chilli sausage, green olives and provolone 22


Orecchiette w/ braised lamb shoulder, onions, tomato & house made ricotta 21

Casarecce with chopped broccoli, almonds, peas, lemon, chilli & pecorino 21 (veg)

(All pastas available with gluten free penne- please allow 25 mins)

Roast parsnips, green wheat, dukkah, apple & smoked yoghurt 16 ( veg)

Fish of the day – as board

The Empress Parmigiana, 24.5

The Empress Burger – grass fed beef, smoked bacon, pale ale relish 21.5

300g Scotch, 100-day grass fed 39

300g Porterhouse, grass fed 33

Steaks are served w/ Italian slaw, beer battered chips & red wine jus, smoked peppercorn butter, or mustard

Garlic roasted potatoes 7

Green salad 6.5


Chocolate Mousse w/ honeycomb and fresh strawberries 12

Chocolate & raspberry s’more  9

House made mixed gelati – chocolate, coconut, vanilla, orange 10 (gf)


Margherita pizza 10
Prosciutto pizza 13
Casarecce, broccoli and peas 12
Orichette, lamb ragu 11
Chicken and chips 12

Gelato – 2 flavours 5