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Lunch Menu

A la Carte Menu

Party Menu


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Available from 1st December to 22nd December

 Lunch time £25.95 per head Tuesday to Saturday

Dinner £32.95 per head Tuesday to Thursday

Dinner £36.95 per head Friday to Saturday


Homemade minestrone soup (v)

Chicken Liver pate served with garlic ciabatta bread  

Grilled goats cheese served with a medley of roast pepper, courgette, aubergine, tomato and basil sauce (v)

Prosciutto melone, smoked Parma ham, melon and mango

Fresh steamed mussels with white wine, shallots, herbs, garlic and cream

Deep fried brie served with cranberry sauce (v)

Avacado and smoked salmon salad served with aioli sauce

Fresh Asparagus, mozzarella and tomato salad (v)

Prawn and crayfish cocktail served with Marie Rose sauce

Main Courses

Roast breast of turkey with sage and onion stuffing, bacon rolls, chipolata sausages and red wine  gravy

Braised shank of lamb with balsamic, onion and red wine jus served with roasted root vegetables

Ravioli paesana, fresh pasta parcels filled with goat’s cheese and pear, served with asparagus and cream sauce (v)

Fillet of sea bass with prawns and garlic sauce

Sirloin steak cooked to your liking with wild mushroom and brandy sauce

Pollo farcita, chicken breast stuffed with mozzarella cheese, wrapped in bacon and served with a Marsala wine sauce

Risotto boscaiola, rice cooked with wild mushrooms, tomato, oregano, spring onion, garlic and cream (v)

Fettuccini crab, fettuccina pasta cooked with fresh crab meat, spring onion, mixed herbs, garlic, cream and a touch of tomato sauce

All main courses are served with a selection of fresh vegetables & potatoes


Raspberry and white chocolate cheese cake, a blend of mascarpone cheese, white chocolate, set on a biscuit base served with raspberry compote     

 Vanilla panna cotta, a light but creamy cooked cream served with mango sauce  

Rich Neapolitan ice cream served with hot butterscotch sauce

English and continental cheese platter served with celery, grapes, apple and biscuits

Steamed chocolate pudding served with cream

Christmas pudding served with brandy sauce

Tia mia tiramisù, layers of sponge fingers soaked in coffee and Tia maria liqueur, mascarpone cheese dusted with cocoa powder

Fresh fruit platter


Coffee or tea with chocolatini

(V) suitable for vegetarians

Christmas Fayre Menu available from 1st December to 22nd December

If you have any special dietary requirements, please inform a member of staff

The full A la Carte Menu will also be available alongside the Christmas Fayre Menu for these dates

Confirmation: we require a £10.00 (non-refundable) deposit per head, on the Christmas Menu

The team at Ristorante Favoloso would like to express a heartfelt thank you for your custom throughout the year and wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

Christmas Eve - Closed all day

Christmas Day - Closed all day

Boxing Day - Closed all day

         2-4 Balkerne Passage, Colchester, Essex CO1 1PA          Tel : 01206 549080
Lunch: Tuesday to Friday  12 - 2pm (last orders)

Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday   6pm - 10pm (last orders)

Ristorante Favoloso is closed on Sundays and Mondays