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"An authentic quality Italian restaurant in Irby"

SERVING EXCITING FLAVOURSOME  ITALIAN FOOD

 

 

 

Topinambur

 

Vegetarian Menu

 

 

Caponata

£6.90

The famous Caponata is a Sicilian vegetable dish made from chopped fried aubergines, celery, pine nuts, olives, capers etc. This dish is served lukewarm in order to achieve the maximum flavours.

Zuppa di Pomodoro Val Tidone - Home made tomato soup

£5.50

Kalamata black olives, Nocellara del Belice (Sicily) green olives, capers from Pantelleria Island and semi dried tomatoes from Sicily, all dressed with extra virgin olive oil, Biancolilla variety from Val di Mazara in Sicily.

Antipasto di olive - Olive starter

£4.90

A mixture of green and black olives, capers from Pantelleria Island and semi-dried tomatoes in extra virgin olive oil.

Frittedda di fave, piselli e carciofi - Fried and stewed mix of broad beans, peas and artichokes

£13.40

The vegetables are fried and then stewed in extra virgin olive oil with onions, herbs and spices

 

Gnocchi ai funghi porcini con panna - Gnocchi with porcini mushrooms and cream

£12.90

Home made gnocchi served with sauteed porcini mushrooms and cream.

Gnocchi con pomodoro e basilico - Gnocchi with tomato sauce and basil 

£11.90

Home made gnocchi served with sauce made with San Marzano DOP tomatoes and basil.

Spaghetti al Pomodoro - Spaghetti with home made tomato sauce

£11.50

The organic spaghetti are made in Sicily using a very old variety of wheat and the tomato sauce is made with San Marzano DOP, one of the best in Italy.

Linguine aglio, olio e peperoncino - Linguine with garlic, oil and chilli

£10.00

One of the favourite classic pasta dishes from Italy. The extra virgin olive oil combined with the garlic and chilli gives a real “bite” to the dressing.

Spaghetti ai funghi esotici - Spaghetti with exotic mushrooms

£12.40

A mixture of different exotic mushrooms such as Shiitake, Eryngii and Beech mushrooms give an interesting, delicate flavour to this pasta dish.

Cannellini - Cannellini beans

£5.30

These cannellini beans are dressed with Sicilian extra virgin olive oil, fennel seeds, black pepper and parsley.

Topinambur saltati in padella - Sautéed Jerusalem artichokes

£12.40

Chopped Jerusalem artichokes sautéed with finely chopped garlic, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt and black pepper. 

Funghi esotici trifolati - Exotic Mushrooms

£6.90

This is an interesting assortment of exotic mushrooms thinly sliced and cooked in olive oil and garlic which accompany a variety of main dishes.

Insalata verde - Mixed “Leaf” salad

£3.90

A mixture of leaf salad including lettuce, radicchio and other greens in season. These are then dressed in extra virgin olive oil and salt with a touch of   home made red wine vinegar.

Zucchine trifolate con porro  - Sauteed courgettes with leeks

£5.90

The courgettes and leeks are sautéed in Sicilian DOP extra virgin olive oil and finished with tarragon and cinnamon. The blend of flavours achieved is delicate and very interesting.

Patate pure’ - Creamed potatoes

£3.90

These creamed potatoes are made with additional butter and milk. 

Fagiolini con aglio e pomodoro. - Runner beans with tomato and garlic

£5.80

Stewed runner beans with tomato, garlic and optional chilli.

Broccoli al vino rosso - Broccoli in red wine

 

This broccoli dish is known as “affogati” which literally means drowned. In fact the broccoli are gently stewed in extra virgin olive oil and onions then “drowned” in quality red wine until soft. It is then cooled and has to be served lukewarm in order to maintain the full flavours.

 

Dolci – desserts

Gelato all’Amaretto -  Ice Cream with Amaretto Contains nuts

£5.90

Homemade using only natural ingredients. Free range organic eggs and original Amaretto Disaronno are combined with fresh cream and other ingredients. Served sprinkled with crushed Amaretto biscuits it is a dessert not to be missed!

Gelato al caffè espresso - Espresso coffee ice cream

£5.90

An original artisan recipe creates this intense, creamy, espresso coffee ice cream. Home made with super milk, fresh cream and Italian espresso. An excellent strong tasting ice cream.

Gelato di nocciole - Hazlenut ice cream

£6.90

Made with exceptionally high quality ingredients to an original Italian recipe, this smooth ice cream is full of flavour.

Gelato alla vaniglia - Vanilla ice cream

£5.90

Home made creamy, smooth vanilla ice cream made with Bourbon vanilla pods from Madagascar. A delicate taste to savour at the end of your meal.

Gelato alla banana -Banana ice cream

£5.90

Home made banana ice cream, made with fresh bananas, cream and best quality milk. A firm favourite in Italy.

Cannolo Siciliano - Sicilian dessert

£4.80

Home made dessert from Sicily which is a pastry shell filled with ricotta cheese, sugar and other ingredients.

Tiramisù

£4.80

One of the most famous Italian desserts

 Sorbetto di limone 

 £5.20

 A refreshing smooth sorbet made with perfectly ripened lemons.

 

Caponata

Caponata

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pane Tumminia

Bread made with ancient Sicilian wheat, Tumminia

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Introducing the Owners…

Italians, with a love for the Uk, bring an exciting Italian restaurant to the Wirral. After living and working in Italy, the owners, each with their own areas of speciality, decided to open Da Piero as a new exciting venue in the heart of Irby serving the authentic essence of Italian cuisine. All the food is created with the top quality products, some imported directly from Italy, some chosen from local suppliers.

Open: Tuesday to Saturday from 6pm

** Early doors menu also available from Tuesday to Friday from 6 to 7pm **

 

THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE "BEST NEW ENTRY AWARD" 2010

THE GOOD FOOD GUIDE 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

MICHELIN GUIDE 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

HARDENS GUIDE 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

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