Montalbano Italian Restaurant

Montalbano Italian Restaurant
75 High Street
Tenterden, Kent TN30 6BB
United Kingdom


Montalbano Italian Restaurant in Tenterden is a family run restaurant, serving traditional homemade food, regional Italian dishes with touches of Sicily. Our menu is subject to seasonal availability and therefore may change from day to day.

Opening Times
Our Summer Opening Times
Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 10pm
Sunday: 12pm to 9pm
We will continue to be open all Sunday evenings from 21st April to the end of September when opening times will be reviewed for Autumn/Winter. Starting from Easter Monday our kitchen will be open all day everyday
Gift Vouchers. Gift vouchers available to purchase online on the Monatalbano website or in the Restaurant
Flambé Nights. Watch and be entertained as Salvatore shares his expertise in cooking speciality Flambé dishes before your eyes in the restaurant.
Sunday Roasts. By popular demand we have introduced delicious locally sourced Sunday roasts with Yorkshire puddings and all the trimmings 
Ice Cream. Montalbano fabulously fresh Italian Gelato. Homemade gelato made right here in the heart of Tenterden!  Our gelato is an artisan product that follows the Italian tradition of ice cream making and it is made daily in our restaurant by our qualified Gelatiere. We source fresh milk and cream from a local farm and only use fresh fruits and natural based ingredients. Ice cream cart hire for parties, weddings & other events, gelato packs to takeaway
Sample Menu

Zuppa del Giorno / £5.50
Chef’s homemade soup of the day
Minestrone di Verdure (v) / £5.95
Traditional Italian homemade vegetable soup
Pane & Olive (v) / £5.75
A selection of Italian homemade bread & marinated Sicilian olives
Antipasto all’ Italiana / £12.50
A selection of Italian cured meats, cheeses, pickles, grilled vegetables & Italian breads
Insalata di anatra / £8.95
Smoked duck breast, green salad & wholegrain mustard dressing
Bruschetta con funghi chiodini (v) / £6.95
Homemade bread with fresh chopped tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, touch of chilli & parsley, Italian chiodini mushrooms
Burrata (v) / £8.50
A pouch of mozzarella engulfing stracciatella creamy cheese, beef tomato & rocket salad
Crostino con peperoni & caprino (v) / £8.95
Toasted Altamura bread, goat’s cheese, roasted peppers & balsamic reduction
Calamari Fritti / £7.25
Deep-fried calamari served with garlic and herb mayonnaise, wedge of lemon
Guazzetto del Pescatore / £11.95
Fresh Scottish mussels, clams & king prawns, white wine, olive oil, cherry tomatoes, garlic & touch of chilli, toasted bread on side
Arancinetti misti Siciliani / £8.95
Duo of Sicilian breadcrumbs coated rice balls on a bed of tomato sauce: Bolognese sauce, mozzarella cheese & peas rice balls Spinach & mozzarella cheese rice balls

Pennette con spinaci & gamberetti / £12.95
Penne pasta with sautéed onion, white wine, baby prawns, spinach and a touch of cream
Spaghetti ai Frutti di Mare / £15.95
Sicilian style spaghetti pasta with mixed seafood, white wine & chilli, in a light tomato sauce
Ravioli Granchio / £14.95
Ravioli pasta filled with crab meat & ricotta cheese, fresh mussels, baby prawns in a light tomato sauce
Ravioli di patata viola e stracchino (v) / £11.95
Ravioli egg pasta filled with purple potato & stracchino cheese, cream of butternut squash, parmesan shavings
Gnocchi al gorgonzola & noci (v) (n) / £10.95
Gnocchi in a creamy Gorgonzola and walnut sauce
Risotto La Reine / £13.50
Italian style risotto with chicken, mushrooms & bacon
Tagliatelle al ragu d’agniello / £12.95
Tagliatelle egg pasta, homemade lamb ragu, mirepoix & red wine sauce
Spaghetti carbonara / £10.25
Spaghetti with bacon, egg, Parmesan cheese, touch of cream
Tagliatelle alla Bolognese / £9.95
Tagliatelle egg pasta with traditional beef Bolognese sauce
Risotto cremolato / £13.50
Italian style risotto with baby prawns, tiger prawn, prosecco wine, fresh orange & touch of cream
Penne all'arrabbiata (v) / £8.95
Penne pasta with garlic, chilli, olive oil & parsley in a light tomato sauce

Tournedos ai tre pepi / £25.95
8oz Scottish fillet steak, brandy & mixed peppercorns sauce served with homemade potatoes wedges & seasonal vegetables
Stinco di agnello brasato / £17.95
Slow cooked shank of lamb, red wine jus, mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Pollo ai funghi / £14.50
Pan-roasted chicken breast with mixed mushrooms, sautéed leeks, touch of cream served with homemade potatoes wedges & seasonal vegetables
Nodino di vitello / £22.50
Pan-roasted veal chop, gorgonzola cheese, mixed mushrooms, homemade potatoes wedges & seasonal vegetables
Saltimbocca di maiale / £16.95
Pan-roasted fillet of pork, Parma ham, sage & white wine, homemade potatoes wedges & seasonal vegetables
Fegato Burro & Salvia / £15.95
Pan-fried calf’s liver in a butter sage & white wine, mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Filetti di spigola con purea di fagioli & limone / £17.95
Seabass fillets, borlotti bean purée, aged balsamic vinegar reduction, wedge of lemon, mashed potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Sogliola alla mugnaia / £20.95
Pan-roasted lemon sole fillets in a butter & lemon sauce, mashed potatoes & seasonal vegatables
Fritto Misto / £15.95
Deep-fried calamari, whitebait, seabass fillet, king prawns, garlic & herb mayonnaise, wedge of lemon
Mixed salad / £3.25
Home-made skinny chips / £3.50
Mixed vegetables / £3.95
Tomato & onion salad / £3.95
Rocket, cherry tomatoes & Parmesan salad / £4.75 


Tiramisu’ / £5.95
Traditional homemade Italian sponge cake soaked in coffee with powdered chocolate, zabaglione & mascarpone cheese
Torta ricotta & pistacchio (n) (g) / £6.25
Cocoa crumble, white chocolate, ricotta & pistachio cake, chocolate sauce
Mousse al Cioccolato / £5.95
Rich Belgian chocolate mousse, orange marmalade
Panettone Farcito / £6.25
Panettone bread & butter pudding served with homemade vanilla custard
Tartufo Limoncello / £5.95
Lemon gelato with a liquid limoncello core sprinkled with crushed lemon meringue
Coppa Montalbano / £8.95
Traditional Italian vanilla ice-cream, Amaretto liqueur, whipped cream & crushed biscuit
Formaggi / £8.95
Trio of Dolcelatte, Caciocavallo, Pecorino cheeses & biscuit Pair with a glass of Passito di Pantelleria dessert wine £6.50 100ml
Gelati & Sorbetti / £5.95
A selection of homemade Italian ice creams & sorbets
Monday-Saturday: 12.00pm - 10.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 9pm (summer extended hours) Sunday roasts & á la carte

£15.95 for 2 courses
£17.95 for 3 courses
The set menu is available from Monday to Saturday 12-4pm only and is changed regularly.
LIVE MUSIC SET MENU, regular live music events
3-Course set menu £29.95 

Photo: Lewis J Brockway
Gluten Free
Open Sundays
Open Sunday Tenterden High Street
Montalbano Italian Restaurant
Ana Sciacca
75 High Street
Tenterden Kent TN30 6BB
United Kingdom
Montalbano Italian Restaurant Ana Sciacca
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