Italian At The Pacific

Food – Wine – People

Menu

Italian a la carte on the beach

Italian at the Pacific Byron Bay offers lavish dining in the choicest venue, overlooking the iconic view of Australia’s most easterly point. The opulent and diverse menu is one of the most celebrated of Byron Bay restaurants, contemporary a la Carte fused with traditional Italian cuisine in a range of dishes to suit every palate and dietary requirement.

Our wine people have carefully selected an exclusive cellar of Old World and New World wines to perfectly compliment our Italian menu, giving you a more complete Byron Bay restaurant dining experience.

To book a table, enquire about functions and events or request further information, please call us: (02) 6680 7055

antipasti e entrees

  Taste Entree

Pancia di Maiale
Crispy Free Range Pork Belly, burnt apple purée, celeriac remoulade, candied walnuts & soft herbs

16 22

Carpaccio di Pesce 
Citrus cured thinly sliced Kingfish, shaved fennel, pink grapefruit, baby radish & a citrus dressing

15 21

Gamberi
Poached Prawns, iceberg lettuce, picked fennel, roast red capsicum, tomato aioli, black olive powder & spiced croutons

18 24

Insalata 
Mixed baby heirloom tomatoes, pickled fennel, Sicilian olives, local mozzarella & fresh basil

14 20

Carpaccio di Manzo
Thinly sliced Beef Fillet, truffle aioli, baby beetroot,  rocket, croutons & parmesan

15 22

Per Condividere 

Arancini
The chefs arancini (please ask your waiter)      
                      16     

Pâté di Fegato
Chicken Liver Pâté, rosemary butter, balsamic onion jam
served with toasted ciabatta

        21      
Bruschetta
Traditional Italian bruschetta                                                 
15
Tagliere All’ Italiana
Mixed plate of Italian cured meat, sausage, cheeses & olives
27
Ostriche
Oysters with a granny smith & verjuice dressing
4 ea
Olive
Mixed Mediterranean olives
8

pasta e risotto

Risotto - 30      
Leek, pea, goats cheese & truffle risotto topped with a rocket, parmesan & pine nut salad 

Spaghetti Bianco - 30
Spaghetti in a white wine & olive oil sauce, shredded pumpkin, peas, pistachio, spicy pumpkin seeds & parmesan

Spaghetti con Pesce - 32
Spaghetti in a white wine & confit fennel sauce,  fresh Tuna, red capsicum, capers, chilli, fresh basil & almonds

Lasagne - 32
Traditional lasagne of slow roast Lamb Shank in a rich tomato sauce, served with a small rocket salad (please allow 25min)

Penne All’Amatriciana - 32
Penne in a rich tomato sauce, peppered Pancetta, confit onion,  fresh herb & parmesan 

Penne con Guancia di Bue - 32
Penne in a porcini infused cream sauce with shredded braised Cape Grim Tasmanian Beef Cheek, mushroom, pea & parmesan

carne e pesce

Pesce del Giorno - 38
Pan roast Market Fish, Mussels, Clams & Prawns in a creamy shellfish bisque, fregola, green beans, fresh herbs & ciabatta

Filetto di Lutianorosso - 35
Pan roast Red Snapper served with a cauliflower purée, broccolini, a dressing of fresh herbs, granny smith apples & roasted walnuts

Agnello 37
Lamb Rump (served pink), rosemary potato gratin, roast baby carrots, smoked raisins, pistachio crumb & jus

Costala di Manzo - 37
12 hour braised Cape Grim Tasmanian boneless Beef Rib,  potato purée, caramelised onion, asparagus & Veal jus

Anatra - 36
Braised Duck Leg, house made gnocchi, pumpkin, baby spinach, pea & light jus

Pollo - 37
Organic Free Range Chicken Breast, potato purée, baby leek, truffle parmasen cream sauce & a porcini crumb

 


contorni

Green Beans with chilli & almonds - 9

Potato purée - 8

Rocket & parmesan salad - 8

Baby cos, garlic croutons & cherry tomatoes - 8

Fresh bread with olive oil & soft garlic  - 7.5


dolci

Torta al Cioccolato 
Flourless chocolate cake, Nutella crumble, salt toffee with a rum & raisin ice cream

17
Tiramisu                           for 1 - 14 - for 2 - 20
Original Sardinian Tiramisu
 
Crème Brulee di Stagione
Seasonl crème brulee
15

Crostata al Limone
Lemon curd, fresh mango, candied coconut, baby basil, basil oil & coconut sorbet

16
Sorbetto 
Selection of fresh fruit sorbets
12   
Poco Dolce
Selection of homemade chocolate truffles & almond biscuits                                                               
7     
Tagliere di Formaggi
Selection of Australian & Italian cheese, served with a seasonal compote                                             
24   

cocktails

Martinis - 17

There are many ways to enjoy a Martini, here are a few of our favourites

:: Lychee :: Espresso :: Chilli & Coconut :: 
 :: White Chocolate & Passionfruit ::

APEROL SPRITZ - 14
An Italian classic Aperol, Prosecco a dash of soda & a slice of orange

NEGRONI - 15
Equal Parts - Campari, Bombay Sapphire, Martini Rosso  with flamed orange rind

SWEET ‘N’ SMOKEY - 18
Lagavulin, Single Malt Whiskey, Cointreau, Maramlade & lemon

HERBIE - 18
A muddled herb garden - mint, thyme & basil, Hendricks Gin, Cointreau, cucumber & lime

TICKLED INK  - 18
Pretty in Ink . Locally distilled Ink Gin, lemon myrtle, lemon & St Germaine 

PACIFIC LEMONADE - 16
A Summer refresher.  Ketel One Vodka, lemon juice, lemon myrtle syrup topped with apple cider

MARGARITA - 17
      
A gift from Mexico. 1800 Anejo Tequila, Cointreau, lime, agava syrup, salt 

CASINO ROYALE - 17
Take a gamble. Pineapple & Vanilla infused Havana Rum, coconut syrup, pineapple juice, peyshaud bitters & marscarpone

SOURS - 17
AMARETTO SOUR - Amaretto, Makers Mark, lemon & lime with drunken cherries
     PASSIONATELY SPANISH - Licor 43, Passionfruit Vodka, lemon, lime & sugar rim          

THE SPICED FIG - 18
A sumptuous autumn sipper. Fig infused Sweet Vermouth, Kraken Rum, Talisker 10yr Whisky, spiced sugar syrup & bitters

GARY GONZALEZ - 18
What happens when a scottish whiskey, a spanish liquor and an Italian vermoth walk into a bar?              


    Having catered for numerous high-profile celebrities at our Byron Bay restaurant, we are impeccably aware of your desires for privacy and the finest service with the most minimal of intrusion. Whether a birthday lunch, a seated Italian dining experience or a lighter, cocktail-style party, we will create an event around your specific desires and requests.