FAVOLOSO CHRISTMAS FAYRE 2019 MENU

Available from 3rd December to 24th December

Lunch time Tuesday - Saturday £26.95 per head

Dinner Tuesday - Thursday £33.95 per head

Dinner Friday – Saturday £36.95

 

Home made minestrone soup (v)

 

Chicken liver pate served with garlic ciabatta bread  

 

Funghi ripieni, deep fried Portobello mushroom filled with goat’s cheese and onion marmalade (v)

 

Fresh steamed mussels with white wine, shallots, herbs, garlic and cream

 

Asparagus, avocado, mozzarella and tomato salad (v)

 

Smoked salmon and prawn salad served with Marie rose sauce

 

Avocado and prawns served with mornay sauce baked in a scallop shell

 

Grilled smoked mozzarella served with a ragout of peppers, aubergine and courgette (v)

 

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Roast breast of turkey with sage and onion stuffing, bacon rolls, chipolata sausages and red wine          gravy

 

Braised shank of lamb with a balsamic, onion and red wine jus served with creamy mashed potatoes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Ravioli paesana, fresh pasta parcels filled with aubergine and ricotta served with asparagus and cream sauce (v)

 

Cinnamon and honey seared duck breast served with marrow marmalade and cointreau sauce

 

Fillet of sea bass with ginger, mixed herbs, tomato, fish fume and cream sauce

 

Sirloin steak cooked to your liking with peppercorn, brandy and cream sauce

 

Pollo alla romana, pan fried chicken breast with mozzarella, glazed with tomato and basil sauce topped with crispy parma ham

 

Cannelloni, rolled pasta sheets filled with a ragout of quorn mince, courgette, onions, and basil glazed with a tomato & cheese sauce served with a rocket salad (v)

 

Fettuccini ai crostaci, fettuccini pasta cooked with prawns, crayfish tail, spring onion, mixed herbs, garlic, cream and a touch of tomato sauce

 

All main courses are served with a selection of fresh vegetables & potatoes

 

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Rhubarb and strawberry cheese cake, a blend of mascarpone cheese, rhubarb puree, set on a biscuit base served with a strawberry sauce     

 

Festive panna cotta, a light but creamy cooked cream flavoured with mixed spice and brandy served with a mixed berry sauce

 

Rich Neapolitan ice cream served with hot butterscotch sauce

 

English and continental Cheese platter served with celery, grapes, apple and biscuits

 

Steamed chocolate pudding served with cream

 

Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce

 

Tia maria tiramisu, layers of sponge fingers soaked in coffee and Tia Maria liquor, mascarpone cheese dusted with cocoa powder

 

Lemon and passion fruit sorbet

 

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Coffee or tea with chocolatini

If you have any special dietary requirements, please inform a member of staff

 

 

If you would like to enquire or book please contact us via:

Tel: 01206 549080 or email us at Carlomurgia@btinternet.com

 

Christmas Fayre menu available from 3rd December to 24th December (Lunch)

 

The full A la Carte Menu and the fish specials will also be available alongside the Christmas Fayre for these dates.

 

The team at Ristorante Favoloso would like to pass a heartfelt thank you to you all for your co-operation,

And wish you a Very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

 

To confirm your booking we require a £10.00 (non-refundable) deposit per head, on the Christmas

Fayre Menu

 

Christmas Eve – Lunch 12pm – 2pm & Dinner 6pm – 10pm

Christmas Day — Closed all day

Boxing Day — Closed all day

New Years Eve – Dinner 6pm - 10pm

2-4 Balkerne Passage, Colchester, Essex CO1 1PA          Tel : 01206 549080

Lunch: Tuesday to Friday: 12pm - 2:00pm (last orders)

Saturday: 12pm - 1:30pm (last orders)

Dinner: Tuesday to Friday:  6pm - 9:30pm (last orders)

Saturday: 6pm -10:00pm (last orders)