Tue: 4pm – 10pm | Wed-Sun: 12pm – 10pm 

RESERVE TABLE

Our Menu

Immerse Yourself in the Coastal Charm and Culinary Delights of Bella Vita

 

Apptetisers

CESTINO DI PANE

£6
  • Fresh homemade bread with an 'Nduja dip

OLIVE MARINATE

£5
  • Marinated Sicilian Green Olives

POMODORI SECCHI

£5
  • Sunblush Yellow and Red Marinated Tomatoes

ZUCCHINI FRITTI

£8.5
  • Deep fried courgette with semolina flour & tartare sauce

Starters

ARANCINI

£10
  • Deep fried homemade rice balls in a parmesan basket with a rocket and tallegio cheese
  • finished with truffle oil.

BURRATA PUGLIESE v

£13
  • Italian creamy mozzarella
  • cherry tomato and pesto
  • with sourdough bread

CALAMARI FRITTI

£13
  • Fresh deep fried calamari
  • served with seasoned salad and saffron aioli.

SCALLOPS

£14
  • Grilled Scallops on a spicy 'Nduja sauce on mini brochettes
  • served with truffle aioli.

PARMA HAM & BUFFALO MOZARELLA

£14
  • Buffalo Mozzarella and Parma Ham with a balsamic glaze

INVOLTINI DI PARMA

£14
  • Melted Scamorza cheese wrapped in Parma ham on rocket bedding
  • finished with shaved parmesan and a balsamic glaze.

GAMBERONI PICCANTI

£14
  • Pan fried king prawns in garlic butter
  • lemon and white wine sauce.

BRUCHETTA

£14
  • Toasted bread with cream cheese
  • topped with diced tomato
  • garlic
  • basil and olive oil

CUORI DI CARCOFI v

£9
  • Artichoke heart served with ricotta cheese
  • cherry tomatoes and and olive oil dressing

CAPRINO v

£11.9
  • Oven baked goats cheese with grilled asparagus and sun dried tomato puree

CRAYFISH & AVOCADO BRUSCHETTA

£14
  • Crayfish and avocado salsa on toasted bread with lemon crisps

CARPACCIO DI MANZO

£14
  • Cured beef fillet
  • served with rocket
  • Parmesan shavings and lemon

ANTIPASTO ITALIANO

£19.9
  • Selection of Parma Ham
  • Salame and Bresaola with mixed Italian cheeses and roasted vegetables

SAUTÉ DI COZZE

£14
  • Fresh Mussels
  • cooked in a sauce of your choice:
1. White Wine, Garlic, Chilli and Parsley
2. Cream, Garlic & Lemon
3.Spicy 'Nduja & Herbs

Pasta & Risotto

PENNE AL POMODORO & BASILICO v

£14
  • Cherry tomato sauce
  • fresh basil pesto and extra virgin olive oil

RAVIOLI RICOTTA & SPINACI v

£17
  • Filled pasta with ricotta cheese and spinach
  • served in a Maria Rossa sauce
  • topped with pesto.

SPAGHETTI CARBONARA

£19
  • Smoked Italian Pancetta in a white wine and creamy cheese sauce
  • with egg yolk and black pepper
  • topped with parmesan and parsley.

FRESH TAGLIATELLE AL SALMONE

£21
  • Smoked salmon in a creamy cherry tomato & brandy sauce
  • topped with chopped parsley

LINGUINE AI FRUTTI DI MARE

£24
  • Fresh calamari
  • fresh king prawns
  • mussels and clams in a cherry tomato
  • garlic and chili sauce

RISOTTO AI FUNGHI PORCINI v

£19
  • Porcini and forest mushrooms in a garlic
  • white wine and cream sauce finished with parmesan shavings and truffle oil.

PENNE ARRABIATA v

£14
  • Cherry tomato sauce
  • chili
  • fresh basil pesto and extra virgin olive oil. Spicy!

SPAGHETTI ALLA PUTTANESCA

£16.5
  • Cherry tomato
  • anchovy
  • olive and caper sauce
  • topped with fresh parsley

SPAGHETTI ALLA VONGOLE

£21
  • Fresh clams in white wine
  • garlic
  • parsley and extra virgin olive oil

FRESH TAGLIATELLE AL TALEGGIO

£21
  • Courgette puree and confit leeks in a taleggio and saffron cream sauce with crispy courgettes.

RISOTTO DI MARE

£24
  • Fresh calamari
  • king prawns
  • mussels & clams in a white wine
  • cherry tomato and chili sauce.

PENNE PRIMAVERA v

£15.5
  • Roasted mediterranean vegetables in a tomato sauce with garlic & basil.

SPAGHETTI ZUCCHINI & GAMBERETTI

£19
  • Prawns and courgette in a creamy Pernod sauce
  • with parmesan and crispy courgettes.

LINGUINE AL GAMBERONI

£21
  • Pan fried king prawns cooked in white wine
  • garlic
  • chili & cherry tomato sauce topped with parsley

RAVIOLI ALLA LOBSTER

£24
  • Filled pasta with Lobster in a arabiatta sauce
  • topped with mussels
  • prawns and fresh parsley

RISOTTO POLLO, PESTO & ASPARAGI

£19
  • Pan fried chicken
  • mushrooms and asparagus in a creamy pesto sauce.

We have gluten free penne and spaghetti available which can be served with your choice of sauce 

Please ask if you require extra Cheese, Olive Oil or Black Pepper. Please note, Parmesan and Taleggio are not vegetarian 

 

Meat

FILETTO DI MANZO

£30
  • Beef tenderloin served with a mix of roasted vegetables and potato fondant

BISTECCA ALLA GRIGLIA

£30
  • Grilled sirloin steak served with Mediterranean roasted vegetables and sauteed rosemary potatoes

TAGLIATA DI MANZO

£30
  • Grilled sliced sirloin steak on a rocket bedding with cherry tomatoes
  • parmesan shavings and a balsamic glaze

AGNELLO

£29
  • Lamb cutlets with garlic rosemary butter in a red wine sauce served with mix roasted vegetable

GRIGLIATA MISTA

£34
  • Selection of grilled lamb chop
  • sirloin steak and chicken breast
  • served with seasoned salad and chips.

SCALOPPINA DI POLLO

£21
  • Pan fried chicken filet cooked in a white wine
  • garlic and sage sauce topped with Parma Ham and Buffalo mozzarella

Fish

FILETTO DI SPIGOLA

£22
  • Crispy filet of Seabass served with potato fondant and citronade

FILETTO DI SALMONE

£21
  • Pan fried salmon filet
  • cooked in white wine
  • limoncello and dill sauce
  • served with garlic spinach and rosemary sauteed potatoes

SMOKED HADDOCK

£23
  • Filet of smoked haddock served with baby new potatoes and prawns
  • cooked in a white wine and garlic butter sauce

FRITTURA DI PESCE MISTA

£25
  • Deep fried calamari
  • king prawns
  • whitebait and cod
  • served with seasoned salad and tartare sauce

SPIGOLA & AVOCADO

£23
  • Grilled Seabass filet served with potato fondant
  • grilled asparagus and avocado salsa

ZUPPA DI PESCE MISTO

£25
  • Slow cooked fish stew with cod filet
  • calamari
  • king prawns and mussels in a white wine
  • garlic
  • chili and cherry tomato sauce served with toasted bread.

Salads

INSALATA VERDE v

£9.5
  • Mixed green leaves with avocado
  • cucumber
  • fennel and courgettes

INSALATA MISTA v

£11
  • Mixed green leaves with heritage tomatoes
  • red onions
  • mixed peppers and cucumber.

INSALATA DI MARE

£20
  • Mixed marinated seafood with wholegrain mustard
  • olive oil
  • garlic and parsley

POLLO CAESAR

£19
  • Crunchy lettuce topped with grilled chicken breast
  • parmesan
  • Caesar dressing and croutons.

Contorni Caldi

GARLIC MUSHROOMS

£5

ROASTED VEGETABLES

£5

GARLIC SPINACH

£5

CHIPS

£5

ROSEMARY POTATOES

£5

POTATO FONDANT

£5

Bella Vita – Dover Marina team are here to make sure you enjoy the best food in this unique and welcoming location. If you are not sure if a dish is vegan or vegetarian, please ask a member of our team. Chef is always keen to cater for any dietary restrictions. Nothing is too much trouble to prepare a dish to your requirements. All our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other known allergens may be present. We take precautions to prevent cross-contamination, but any of our dishes may contain traces as our entire menu is produced in the same kitchen. If you have a food allergy, please speak to a member of our team before placing an order. Full allergen information is available and we can advise on the ingredients used. A discretionary optional service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill.

  • Appetisers
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Pasta & Risotto
  • Sides ~ Contorni Caldi
  • Starters

POMODORI SECCHI

£5
  • Sunblush Yellow and Red Marinated Tomatoes

OLIVE MARINATE

£5
  • Marinated Sicilian Green Olives

ZUCCHINI FRITTI

£8.5
  • Deep fried courgette with semolina flour & tartare sauce

CESTINO DI PANE

£6
  • Fresh homemade bread with an 'Nduja dip

Bella Vita – Dover Marina team are here to make sure you enjoy the best food in this unique and welcoming location. If you are not sure if a dish is vegan or vegetarian, please ask a member of our team. Chef is always keen to cater for any dietary restrictions. Nothing is too much trouble to prepare a dish to your requirements. All our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other known allergens may be present. We take precautions to prevent cross-contamination, but any of our dishes may contain traces as our entire menu is produced in the same kitchen. If you have a food allergy, please speak to a member of our team before placing an order. Full allergen information is available and we can advise on the ingredients used. A discretionary optional service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill.