TO START & SHARE

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


PIZZA

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


MAINS

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

Berkshire pork belly, glazed radicchio and roast fennel 28

Braised beef cheeks, parsnip cream, and chestnut puree 27

12hour, 600g lamb shoulder, preserved artichokes, kale and crumbs 39

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


SWEETS

Chocolate Mousse w/ honeycomb and fresh strawberries 12

Chocolate & raspberry s’more  9

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


LITTLE PEOPLE

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

Gelato – 2 flavours 5