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Panetteria – Breads

Garlic bread - £3.50. With mozzarella - £4.50
Bruschetta – Chopped tomatoes, garlic, basil, oregano and
olive oil - £4.50
Pane della Casa – Homemade bread - £2.50
Special Bread Basket – Mix of Homemade Italian Breads - £4.50
Foccaccia Italiana – Pizza bread, olive oil, black lava salt and rosemary - £5.00
Foccaccia al Balsamico – Homemade pizza bread sprinkled with glazed balsamic vinegar and shaving of parmigiano - £6.50
Focaccia All’aglio – Garlic pizza bread - £5.00
With mozzarella - £6.50
Focaccia A’marenara – Pizza bread, tomato puree, garlic, oregano and olive oil - £6.50

Antipasta Freddi – Cold Starters

Carpaccio - Thin slices of cured fillet mignon, shavings of parmesan, olive oil, drizzle of lemon juice and garnish of rucola salad - £9.50
Antipasto Classico - Selection of Italian cured meats - £8.90. With fresh mozzarella - £10.90
Pate’ di Pollo - Homemade chicken liver pate served with a garnish of salad and bread - £7.50
Caprese - Fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, oregano and drizzle of olive oil - £6.90

Antipasta Caldi – Hot starters

Sauté di Mare - King prawns, mussels, squid, garlic and chilli - £9.50. With Clams - £10.90
Gemelli - Large meatballs in a tomato ragu’ sauce, fresh basil and cold fresh mozzarella - £8.90
Calamari Fritti - Fried squid in a light batter served on a garnish of salad - £8.50
Fegatini al Peperoncino - Chicken liver sautéed with pancetta and homemade chilli - £6.90
Cozze - Fresh mussels, garlic, tomato and wine reduction - £7.90
Millefoglie Melanzane - Sliced aubergine baked in the oven with tomato, mozzarella and basil - £7.50
Minestrone Soup – Fresh chopped vegetable soup - £4.90
Crostino con Provola - Crusty bread with melted oak smoked mozzarella, sautéed mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes - £7.90
Gamberoni in Pancetta - King prawns wrapped with pancetta served on a bed of rucola and glazed balsamic - £8.50
Half portion pasta – choose from pasta dishes on the menu - £5.90

Traditional Neapolitan Dishes

Minestra Maritata - Traditional Napolitan soup, escarole lettuce, shredded chicken and fresh Italian sausage - £5.90
Melanzane a Scarpone – Starter - Half aubergine skin baked and filled with cherry tomato, salami, aubergine, romano cheese - £6.90
Impepata di Cozze - Napolitan style starter, mussels in garlic, crushed pepper and wine reduction - £7.90
Alici Fritte – Starter - Anchovies cooked in a light batter on a bed of salad and garlic mayonnaise dip - £7.90
Zuppa di Moscardini e Cozze con Crostini – Soup with baby octopus and fresh mussels cooked in a rich tomato sauce with chilli, served with crusty bread - please try - £8.90
O Purp a ‘Nzalata –Starter - (fish market availability) Fresh chopped octopus marinated in a drizzle of lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil and parsley served on a bed of rucola salad - £9.90
Braciole - Veal rolls stuffed with ham, pecorino cheese, in a ragu’sauce - £16.90
Pasta e Patate con Provola - Pasta with potato and pancetta, baked in the oven with smoked mozzarella - £9.90
Lardiato - Pasta with guanciale, chilli, cherry tomatoes and pecorino cheese - £9.50
Scialatielli Ceci e Frutti di Mare – Almafi coast recipe, strips of ridged handmade pasta cooked in a cream of chick peas and mixed seafood - please try - £12.90
O’ Ragu’ e Mamma’ - Six hour slow cooked braised pork ragu’sauce served with pasta - £9.90
Pasta Alessa’ – Melt in your mouth eight hour slow cooked braised lamb ragu’sauce served with fettuccine pasta - £10.90
Mussillo e Baccala’ – Italian cod cooked in cherry tomatoes, olives and garlic - £10.90
O’Scarpariello – Short ridge pasta with cherry tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil and garlic - £8.90
‘A Frittur e Pesce – Giant king prawns, calamari and whitebait cooked in a light batter served with mixed salad - £18.90

All our pasta is handmade fresh daily (Gluten free pasta available on request)

Spaghetti Vongole - (fish market availability) Fresh clams in the shells, garlic, cherry tomato and drizzle of olive oil - £10.90
Cannelloni Salsiccia e Broccoli – Homemade large tube pasta stuffed with a blend of broccoli and fresh Italian sausage, baked in the oven with béchamel sauce - £10.90
Penne Papa’Alfonso – Sundried tomatoes, mushrooms, porcini, rich tomato and garlic sauce on pasta, presented with shavings of fresh parmesan cheese - £9.50
Taglierini al Nero di Seppia – Black ink pasta, tiger prawns, fresh clams and sun dried tomatoes, cooked in a Chardonnay sauce - £10.90
Ravioli Lazzarella – Stuffed ravioli with ricotta cheese, tomato, cream and basil - £10.90
Paccheri Scugnizzi - Large tube pasta, mixed fresh seafood, reduction of wine and cherry tomato from Vesuvius - £12.90
Spaghetti al Filetto – Pan fried chopped fillet steak, garlic, rich tomato sauce and a splash of cream - £10.90
Fettuccine alla Norcia – blend of fresh Italian sausage, mushroom, porcini and cream reduction - £9.90


Risotto Anema e Core – A blend of langoustine, prawn, courgette flower, dash of tomato, cream and reduction of lobster sauce - £13.90
Risotto al Porcini – A Blend of porcini, mushrooms and cream served with shavings of fresh parmesan - £9.90
Risotto Vegetariano – Mushrooms, peppers, onions and asparagus cooked in a tomato and cream sauce - £9.90
Traditional Italian Dishes
Spaghetti Bolognese - £8.90
Spaghetti Carbonara – Pancetta, egg yolk and cream - £8.50
Penne Piccanti – Tomato, garlic, olive oil, homemade chilli oil £8.50
Lasagna– Traditional meat lasagna with ricotta cheese- £9.90
Pollo - Chicken
Pollo con funghi – Chicken breast, mushroom and cream - £15.00
Pollo Anema e Core – Chicken breast, garlic, spicy sausage, peppers, tomato and mozzarella - £15.00

Pizze – Pizza
Please try our complimentary homemade fresh chilli oil on your pizza

Reginella – Tomato, mozzarella and basil - £7.90
‘A Delicata – Mozzarella, tomato, rocket and shavings of parmesan cheese - £9.90
‘O Cazone – Folded pizza with ham, mushroom, spiced sausage tomato and mozzarella - £9.90
‘A Pizza Fritta – Fried folded pizza with ricotta cheese, mozzarella, ham, salami and crushed pepper - £9.90
E Quàttr Iurnàt – Tomato, mozzarella, mushroom, ham, spicy sausage and peppers - £9.90
Masaniello – Tomato, mozzarella, ham and mushroom - £8.90
‘O Sfizio – White base pizza with mozzarella, aubergine, fresh Italian sausage and ricotta cheese - £10.90
‘O Piscatore – Tomato, mozzarella, mixed seafood and garlic - £11.90
Capriciusella - Tomato, mozzarella, olives, artichokes, ham and mushroom - £10.90
Pizza Anema e Core – Tomato, mozzarella, spiced sausage, peppers and goat cheese - £9.90

Carne – Meat
Served with chips or sautéed potatoes

Fillet steak - 9oz - £21.90
Sirloin steak - 10oz - £18.90
Club steak – large rib eye on the bone - POA
Selection of sauces:
Al Porcini – Porcini mushroom, demi-glace sauce and a touch of cream- £2.50
Al pepe – crushed black pepper and cream- £2.50
Al Dolcelatte – Blend of Dolcelatte cheese and cream- £2.50
Pizzaiola con pancetta – Rich tomato sauce, garlic, oregano, pancetta and a touch of extra virgin olive oil- £2.50

Pesce - Fish
Our speciality is our fresh fish cuisine; please ask your server for the fish of the day bought fresh daily from the fish market.

Insalata e Vegetali – Salad and Vegetables

Rocket salad - £4.50 Mixed salad - £3.90
Tomato salad - £3.90 Sautéed potatoes - £2.50
Chips - £2.50 Broccoli - £2.50
Spinach - £2.50 Asparagus - £3.50
Garlic mushrooms - £2.50

Please inform chef if you have any food allergies.

What's your occasion?
From a romantic get together, office staff party or family meal (children welcome) to a girls night out, Wedding, Birthday party,
conference or simply a coffee; We also have the V.I.P. 'Mafia Corner' for smaller private parties!
We will endeavour to meet all your needs. Please contact us if have any special requests...
...We also offer corporate and outside catering - contact Antonio for a quote and menu inspiration.

Tel: 0131 629 1881
E-mail Anema e Core
Anema e Core Restaurant
1-3 Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith, Scotland, EH22 1HB

Open 6 days a week:
Tuesday - Sunday:
12.30pm - 2.30pm (last orders 2pm)
5.30pm - 10pm
(last orders 9pm, 9.30pm Fri & Sat)

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