Our ingredients and fresh produce are sourced from local farms and butchers. Our eggs are always free range and vegetables are organic when available. Our pasta, pizza flour (farina), olives, vinegars and oils, wines and beers are imported directly from mainland Italy and Sardinia and delivered to our door weekly as required.
Our Owner Rosa and Head Chef Peppino have also been imported directly to Mascalzone from Arbus, a delightful town situated high in the mountains of the Medio Campidano region of South Western Sardinia.
La cucina tipica Campidanese
Toast & Butter£1.50
Jam, marmalade, nutella
Soft Boiled Free Range Eggs & Toasted Soldiers£1.95
Scrambled Free Range Egg on Toast £2.45
Add smoked salmon£0.50
Daily selection of italian cakes£3.95
Pollo Chicken Milanese£3.95
Pan fried chicken escalope in golden breaderumbs, fresh tomato & lettuce
Sardinian flat bread with Parma ham, rocket, rosemary and parmesan shavings
the real taste of sardinia featuring slices of Salsiccia Secca, Cipolline onions, Pecorino cheese, grilled vegetables, cured ham, crostino with Sardinian Piccante cheese on a bed of crispy carasao bread
Tapas Sardinian Style Choose your favorite for your starter or indulge and share for your main.
Verdure Grigliate Mixed Mediterranean grilled vegetables. Aubergines, courgettes, roast peppers.
Calamari Fritti Fried squid served with garlic mayonnaise & lemon dip.
Antipasto Terra Fresh Italian meat selection.
Carciofi Bottarga Artichokes, shavings of mullet eggs.
Alici Sott'olio Whole fresh anchovies in extra virgin olive oil.
Cocktail di Gamberetti Fresh prown cocktail.
Spiedino di Pesce Grilled king prawns with peppers & courgettes.
Spiedino di Carne Italian sausage with peppers & courgettes.
Pasta filled with ricotta & spinach in a tomato sauce
Rigatoni Pesto Genovese£6.10
Homemade green pesto, cherry tomatoes, garlic & pinenuts.
Minced lean beef steak in a tomato, onion & carrot sauce..
Spaghetti con Polpette al sugo£7.10
Meatball in rich tomato sauce
Minced lean beef steak in a fresh bolognese sauce, béchamel, mozzarella & parmesan cheese
Crispy pancetta, cream, egg yolk & black pepper.
typical Sardinian coloured pasta with Italian sausage, garlic, chilli, courgettes, onion, topped with Pecorino cheese.
Chicken breast with fresh mushrooms in a rich mustard & cream sauce.
Chicken breast with mixed Napoli peppers, fresh chilli in a rich tomato sauce.
panfried chicken breast with parma ham, baked mozzarella in a rich Napoli sauce.
Pollo Mari Monti£11.05
chicken breast with tiger prawns, peppers, red onions, garlic, tarragon, white wine & cream sauce.
King prawns with garlic, parsley served with arborio rice & garnish.
King prawns in a rich Napoli sauce, served with arborio rice & garnish.
A dry white wine with a fruity aroma and crisp, re-freshing taste. The wine is well balanced overall. Food Pairing: the ideal accompaniment to many typical Italian dishes such as creamy pastas, seafood, shellfish and poultry dishes.
Orvieto Classico 12%£14.45
Fruity, dry and refreshing with a medium body and lengthy finish. Excellent served with vegetarian, white meat and fish dishes.
Pinot Grigio 12%£17.95
This is exactly what Pinot Grigio should taste like. It's not a concoction of chemicals and watery grape juice; but a delicate balance of peachy, almost apricoty fruit, tempered with freshness and light, appealing acidity. It'll go with most salads, white meats and pasta. A real credit to any table.
Vermentino di Sardegna 12%£19.95
Crisp, fresh and fruity palate underlined with aromatic notes typical of the Vermentino varietal. Excellent as an aperitif, with starter courses or accompanied with fish or white meat dishes.
Le Arenarie di Alghero 13.5%£23.95
Dry, sumptuous and impressively sinewy, with character and a long-lingering sweet note of peppers layered over fig-like sensations. This is a "top Sardinian white wite"!
PINOT GRIGIO ROSATO 12%£13.95
An Italian favorite style wine, with mouth watering undertones of summer fruit flavours and a crisp, clean palate. This wine makes an excellent aperitif or accompaniment to light salads. Also excellent as an aperitif.
Crisp, refreshing and wonderfully effervescent, this classic wine is brimming with fresh fruits and floral notes and is alive with zingy fruit character.
Small bottle of Prosecco 11% (glass and a half)£5.65
Montepulciano D'Abruzzo 12.5%£11.45
The perfect wine to compliment many typical Italian dishes such as pastas, mature cheeses and roasted red mean dishes.
Merlot Colletara 13%£15.95
Wonderful aromas of juicy red fruits with notes of wild blueberries and blackberries that follow through to the palate. Versatile wine suitable for a range of dishes in particular red meats and game.
Canonico del Salento 12.5%£16.95
This is an easy drinking red wine, well structured, rounded, well balanced with strong but sweet tannins. The perfect accompaniment to meat sauce pasta dishes, grilled or stewed meats, rich game and well seasoned cheeses.
Primitivo del Salento 13.5%£18.95
A truly exquisite masterpiece created exclusively from the finest Primitivo grapes grown in this world renowned region. This is an elegant and full bodied red wine. Perfect with traditional Italian cuisine.
Chianti Classico 13.5%£21.50
Vibrant ruby red colour with a fruity nose producing hints of light spiciness. On the palate this wine is savoury and full bodied, with a good aromatic persistency and good structure. An exceptional match to most meat and pasta dishes.
Corash Cannonau Riserva 13.5%£26.95
Bright ruby red in colour with hints of coffee, spices and herbs, with delicate notes of violets, plummy fruit flavours and oak overtones an the palate. The finish is full and rounded offering a wonderful taste profile. Fantastic served with roasted red meats, game and mature Pecorino cheese.
Tanca Farra 13%£27.95
A complex nose suggests both the complexity of the Cannonau and the strength of the Cabernet with hints of oak.
A well-structured palate with smooth, complex tannins and balanced acidity. Fantastic served with roasted red meats, game and mature Pecorino cheese.
WINE BY THE GLASS
Montepulciano, DOC, 12.5%
Trebbiano, DOC, 12%
Pinot Grigio Rosato
Pinot Grigio, 12%
Our food may contain nuts and gluten etc
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Authentic Italian Flavours
OPENING HOURS Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 am - 10.30pm Monday and Sunday Closed
238 Helmsley Road, Sandyford, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE21RD