Gardens menu

To define our food: easy and simple Italian and Sardinian food.

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Kids
Aperitivo
Little snacks or “aperitivi” ideal for a quick bite with a glass of wine. Served between 12 and 7pm daily only*.
Antipasti
Salads
Pasta sauces
All sauces can be served with Spaghetti, Linguine, Penne, Gluten free penne (+20), Egg tagliatelle (+20), and some (*) also with home made Gnocchi (+24), Culurgiones and Ravioli (+40).
Pizza
No swaps of ingredients are allowed, medium and large pizza price. Gluten free base also available (+24)
Maincourses
Desserts
    • Kids

    • Parma

      R104

      Tomato, mozzarella, Prosciutto crudo (Parma ham style)

    • Pasta ai funghi (V)

      R70

      A creamy sauce of mushroom and herbs.

    • Pasta al Burro or Aglio e Olio (V)

      R49

      Butter or garlic infused olive oil.

    • Pasta alla bolognese

      R80

      Classic beef bolognese sauce.

    • Pasta campidanese

      R79

      A new kid’s favourite, a meat sauce made with pork sausage mince, flavoured with aniseed and fresh herbs.

    • Pasta con piselli e prosciutto

      R70

      Creamy sauce with onions, gypsy ham and garden peas

    • Pasta con piselli e prosciutto

      R70

      Creamy sauce with onions, gypsy ham and garden peas.

    • Pasta creamy Tomatello (V)

      R70

      Classic Sardinian tomato sauce with a dash of cream

    • Pasta Tomatello (V)

      R60

      Classic Sardinian tomato sauce

    • Pizza Margherita (V)

      R69

      Tomato, mozzarella

    • Prosciutto e ananas

      R92

      Tomato, mozzarella, gypsy ham and pineapple

    • Prosciutto e funghi

      R92

      Tomato, mozzarella, gypsy ham and mushroom mix

    • Salame

      R82

      Tomato, mozzarella, salame

    • Tonno

      R74

      Tomato, mozzarella, tuna

    • Lasagna vegetariana (V)

      R75

      Layers of lasagna sheets with tomatillo sauce, bechamel, and grilled aubergines.

    • Lasagna di carne (meat lasagna)

      R80

      Layers of lasagna sheets with mozzarella, bechamel, and bolognese sauce.

    • Aperitivo

      Little snacks or “aperitivi” ideal for a quick bite with a glass of wine. Served between 12 and 7pm daily only*.

    • Aubergine parmigiana (V)

      R57

      Char-grilled aubergine smothered in a herb-enriched tomato sauce, garnished with Parmigiano and mozzarella

    • Bruschetta trio (v)

      R49

      Bruschetta bread with three different toppings: tomato, basil, garlic and olive oil; artichokes and caramelized onions, marinated aubergines and grana

    • Calamaretti solo

      R77

      Patagonica tubes flat top grilled

    • Calamari solo

      R70

      Calamari steak strips cooked in our famous Veneranda sauce

    • Patate arrosto (V)

      R44

      Mini portion of roasted rosemary potatoes

    • Pollo strips

      R69

      Chicken breast strips, cooked in our lemon and herb sauce

    • Polpette

      R77

      Nonna Lina’s meatballs in tomatello sauce

    • Tagliere e carasau

      R88

      A variety of our cured meats served with pane carasau pieces

    • Antipasti

    • Bresaolata

      R164

      Shaved air cured rare beef, freshly squeezed lemon, rocket and Parmigiano cheese

    • Bruschetta trio (V)

      R53

      Bruschetta bread with three different toppings: tomato, basil, garlic and olive oil; artichokes and caramelized onions, marinated aubergines and parmigiano.

    • Calamaretti Grigliati starter

      R180

      Patagonica calamari tubes seasoned and flat top grilled, finished off in the pan with parsley and extra virgin olive oil. Served on aglio e olio pasta or side salad.

    • Calamari di Serramanna starter

      R140

      Pan fried strips of calamari tossed in Veneranda sauce. Served on aglio e olio pasta or side salad.

    • Celina’s Aubergine (V)

      R110

      Char-grilled aubergine smothered in a herb-enriched tomato sauce, garnished with Parmigiano and mozzarella

    • Cordobiu (V)

      R83

      Fresh button mushroom salad, shaved Parmigiano, fresh lemon, black pepper and rucola

    • Nonna Lina Misto

      R250

      Prosciutto crudo, salame, coppa, Parmigiano, blue cheese, sun dried tomatoes, marinated artichokes and olives

    • Prosciutto crudo platter

      R176
    • Zucchine Gratinate (V)

      R110

      Marrow oven-baked with bechamel, garlic parsley and breadcrumbs, finished off with Parmigiano.

    • Salads

    • Artichoke (Carciofi) (V)

      R175

      Rocket, marinated artichokes, parmigiano, caramelized red onions, roasted pine nuts, mixed baby leaves and herbs, dressed with a chive vinaigrette.

    • Casa Italia (V+)

      R145

      Colorful mediterranean salad with steamed broccoli, marinated artichokes, caramelized red onions, with olives, mixed baby leaves and herbs, dressed with a chive vinaigrette.

    • Mediterranea (V)

      R155

      A mediterranean salad with crushed tuna, fragrant herb, Italian cannellini beans salad with olives, anchovies and boiled egg, tossed with chive vinaigrette.

    • Pappadidda (V)

      R95

      Our Caprese salad re-platted. Fresh mozzarella fior di latte, origano and basil, roma tomatoes, sweet basil oil

    • Parmigiano e Noci (V)

      R157

      Sweet pear, parmigiano, walnuts, rocket and crispy fennel, served with a lemon and olive oil vinaigrette

    • Pollo

      R185

      Grilled marinated chicken fillet, avocado, parmigiano, roasted pine nuts, caramelized red onions, mixed baby leaves and herbs, dressed with a chive vinaigrette.

    • Selvaggia

      R185

      Beef carpaccio, pears, fresh mint, mozzarella fior di latte served with a tangy citrus vinaigrette

    • Serramanna (V+)

      R140

      A typical Sardinian salad of baby leaves and herbs, celery, fennel, plum and rosa tomatoes dressed with olive oil and lemon vinaigrette.

    • Side salads (V)

      R70

      Verde: Mixed leaves, tomatoes, red onions and cucumber
      Patate: Boiled potatoes, fresh tomatoes and parsley

    • Strawberry Salad

      R195

      Fresh strawberries, avocado, smoked salmon, asparagus, buffalo style mozzarella and mixed baby leaves dressed with a raspberry coulis

    • Tricolore (V+)

      R135

      Pasta salad with avocado, peppadew, rosa tomatoes, spring onion, fresh herbs, roast tomato & chilli dressing

    • Pasta sauces

      All sauces can be served with Spaghetti, Linguine, Penne, Gluten free penne (+20), Egg tagliatelle (+20), and some (*) also with home made Gnocchi (+24), Culurgiones and Ravioli (+40).

    • Arrabbiata (V+)

      R105

      Chilli & tomato spicy sauce

    • Bolognese

      R154

      Classic Bolognese sauce

    • Carbonara

      R137

      Nonna’s carbonara, with guanciale (pig cheek), beaten egg and pecorino.

    • Carbonara vegetariana (V)

      R104

      A classic meat pasta re-invented for our vegetarian customers. Aubergines, baby marrows, peppers... and the usual beaten egg.

    • Creamy tomato (V)

      R115

      A tomatello based sauce with a touch of cream

    • Culurgiones (V)

      R133

      Classic Sardinian pasta pocket, filled with fresh mint, potato and cured pecorino, served with a mint flavored tomato sauce

    • Estate Fresca Linguine o Spaghetti (V)

      R140

      “Fire & Ice” hot pasta dressed with a cold salsa of fresh tomatoes, rocket, extra virgin olive oil, garlic & fresh herbs & buffalo style mozzarella

    • Milicia’s

      R185

      Fresh tomato, white wine, garlic tossed with shrimps and sweet basil pesto

    • Nonna Lina (V+)

      R144

      Rosa and plum tomatoes, white wine, garlic sweet basil and Italian parsley

    • Pasta ai funghi (V)

      R122

      A creamy sauce of mushroom and herbs

    • Pasta al salmone

      R179

      Creamy sauce of Smoked salmon, fresh dill and fresh tomatoes (better with penne or gnocchi)

    • Pasta al Tonno e Salvia

      R154

      Pasta served with a cold salsa of extra virgin olive oil, canned tuna, sage, lemon juice, fresh herbs & buffalo style mozzarella

    • Pasta alla Campidanese

      R154

      Dish from the area of Campidano of Sardegna, a ragu made with pork sausage mince, flavoured with aniseed and fresh herbs.

    • Pasta con broccoli, zucchine e ricotta (V)

      R115

      Creamy pasta with spring onions, chives, broccoli and zucchine, garnished with fresh ricotta

    • Pasta con piselli e prosciutto

      R115

      Creamy sauce with onions, gypsy ham and garden peas

    • Polpette

      R159

      Nonna Lina’s meatballs in tomatello sauce (only with spaghetti and linguine)

    • Spaghetti Pancetta e Asparagi

      R159

      A variation of the classic carbonara, guanciale (pig cheek), asparagus, parmesan, olive oil, fresh herbs and a beaten egg

    • Sugo alla crema di gamberi

      R179

      Creamy tomato sauce with prawns and chilli only served with pasta

    • Tomatello (V+)

      R100

      Classic Sardinian tomato sauce.

    • Zio Giuseppe pasta

      R145

      Pasta served with a tomato base sauce made with gorgonzola, peas and calamari tentacles.

    • Pizza

      No swaps of ingredients are allowed, medium and large pizza price. Gluten free base also available (+24)

    • Ai Formaggi (V)

      R115
      R155

      Mozzarella, gorgonzola, pecorino, and ricotta

    • Calzone Margherita (V)*

      R103
      R136

      Tomato and mozzarella

    • Calzone Messicana*

      R152
      R192

      Tomato, mozzarella, jalapenos, spiced mince, and onions

    • Calzone Prosciutto e Funghi*

      R136
      R176

      Tomato, mozzarella, gypsy ham, and mushrooms

    • Calzone Siciliana (V)*

      R125
      R163

      Tomato, mozzarella, capers, olives, and grilled aubergines

    • Cape seasons

      R146
      R186

      Tomato, mozzarella, ham & mushrooms as autumn, pancetta & asparagus as winter, artichokes broccoli, and olives as spring, fior di latte mozzarella, basil, and rosa tomatoes as summer.

    • Davideddu

      R132
      R172

      Tomato, mozzarella, caramelized onions, peppadew, pineapple, and smoked chicken

    • Estate (V)

      R126
      R166

      Tomato, mozzarella, fresh rosa tomatoes, buffalo style mozzarella, and fresh basil leaves

    • Godfather

      R148
      R188

      Tomato, rosa tomatoes, mozzarella, prawns, with chilli olive oil

    • Gorgonzola (V)

      R115
      R155

      Tomato, Gorgonzola, caramelized onions, and mushrooms

    • Isabella

      R145
      R185

      Tomato, mozzarella, bresaola, rosa tomatoes, rucola, and shaved pecorino

    • Messicana*

      R137
      R177

      Tomato, mozzarella, jalapenos, spiced mince, and onions

    • Napoletana

      R105
      R135

      Tomato, mozzarella, anchovies, and capers

    • Nonna Lina

      R147
      R187

      Tomato, mozzarella, Prosciutto crudo, chopped & rosa tomatoes, rucola, and shaved pecorino

    • Nonno Vittorio (V)

      R126
      R166

      Tomato, mozzarella, grilled aubergines, rosa tomatoes, rucola, and shaved pecorino

    • Pancetta e asparagi

      R145
      R175

      Tomato, mozzarella, pancetta and asparagus (seasonal dish)

    • Pancetta e gamberi

      R155
      R195

      Tomato, mozzarella, pancetta and prawn meat

    • Patatina

      R132
      R172

      Tomato, mozzarella, salame, gorgonzola, peppadews, and potatoes

    • Prosciutto e Funghi*

      R121
      R161

      Tomato, mozzarella, gypsy ham, and mushrooms

    • Quattro Mori

      R132
      R172

      Tomato, mozzarella, gorgonzola, salame, artichokes, onions, black olives, and tuna (quarters)

    • Salmone

      R132
      R172

      White base with mozzarella, smoked salmon, ricotta, fresh dill, capers, and cremè fraiche

    • Sarda

      R121
      R161

      Tomato, pecorino, mozzarella, salame, and fresh rosa tomato

    • Siciliana (V)*

      R110
      R148

      Tomato, mozzarella, capers, olives, and grilled aubergines

    • Tirolese

      R132
      R172

      Mozzarella, ricotta, rucola, and coppa

    • Tonno e cipolle

      R128
      R168

      Tomato, mozzarella, tuna, and caramelized onions

    • Vegetariana (V)

      R115
      R155

      Tomato, mozzarella, marinated artichokes, mushrooms, black olives, grilled aubergines, and peppers

    • Margherita (V)*

      R88 R121

      Tomato and mozzarella.

    • Maincourses

    • Agnello

      R295

      Lamb chops, marinated in olive oil, garlic, white wine, lemon and parsley served with roasted potatoes.

    • Calamaretti Grigliati*

      R195

      Patagonica calamari tubes seasoned and flat top grilled, finished off in the pan with parsley and extra virgin olive oil

    • Calamari di Serramanna*

      R165

      Pan fried strips of calamari tossed in salsa di Veneranda, Sardinian salsa of olive oil, salt, sundried tomatoes and lemon juice.

    • Fillet steak

      R320
    • Pudda

      R132

      Char-grilled chilli and lemon marinated chicken fillet.

    • Pudda pizzaiola

      R150

      Char-grilled chicken fillet, served with a pizzaiola tomato sauce served on a bed of aglio e olio pasta.

    • Rump steak

      R195
    • Side pasta (V)

      R72

      A side portion of aglio & olio with spaghetti or linguine

    • Side pasta tomato (V)

      R81

      A side portion of tomatello, spaghetti or linguine

    • Side potatoes (V)

      R61

      Rosted rosemary potato cubes

    • Side roasted vegetables and potatoes (V)

      R75

      Roasted aubergines, mixed peppers, butternut, carrot, zucchine and potatoes.

    • Stracci di Carne e Spinaci

      R200

      Roughly cut veal cooked with olive oil, basil, chilli, white wine and a touch of soya sauce, sautéed with spinach served on a bed of linguine.

    • Tagliata di manzo

      R230

      Rump steak grilled to your taste, sliced and served on a bed of rucola, grana shavings and red wine (Fillet +100) reduction.

    • Vitello al Mirto

      R220

      Our Sardinian signature, veal steaks in a white wine and mirto liquore sauce, served with zucchine gratinate or side pasta.

    • Vitello Limone

      R215

      A classic Italian dish, veal steaks in a white wine and lemon sauce, served with zucchine gratinate or side pasta.

    • Desserts

    • Cioccoblocco

      R55

      Nonna’s walnut choc brownie, served with vanilla pod ice cream

    • Merenguita

      R55

      Homemade meringue served with cream or ice cream and fresh strawberries (seasonal)

    • Ricotta cheesecake

      R55

      Homemade sicilian style cheesecake made with ricotta cheese and served with vanilla ice cream

    • Tiramisu

      R70

      Traditional family tiramisu.

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