VINO E SPUNTINI

Italian Spuntini

It means little snacks and appetisers. Authenticity and quality are everything to us; we don’t compromise on our Italianity.

FAMILY PRODUCED WINES

Our wines are produced in the family vineyard in Sicily. From the grape to your glass with no middle man.

WE LOVE THE APERITIVO

A tradition deeply rooted in the Italian culture. It means gathering with friends and family to enjoy drink, food and unwind after work.

BOARDS

We have put together some of our favourite selections of meats, cheeses and more


TRADIZIONE – 12

Italy’s most authentic: prosciutto di Parma, bresaola, mozzarella di bufala and parmigiano


PARMIGIANO TASTING – 6.5

The kind of cheeses, aged for 24 months. Served with a selection of three dips


PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA – 6 | 12

The very best prosciutto from Italy, 18 month aged. Deserves its own board


DELIZIA – 17.5

A wonderful sharing board with a mix of meats cheeses


ITALIA – 24.5

The king of boards. A selection of all our favourite meats and cheeses


FORMAGGI – 10

Perfect to taste a mix of our favourite cheeses


SALUMI – 10

Ideal to try a fine selection of our best cured meats


BRUSCHETTE – 18.5

Can’t decide on one bruschetta? Why not have them all? Ideal to share


BRUSCHETTE

Favourite Italian antipasto on grilled breads with oil and a variety of toppings


POMODORO (V) – 3.5

An Italian classic, freshly chopped and lightly seasoned tomatoes


TONNO – 4

Tasty and authentic. Dark tuna straight from Sicily


OLIVE PATÉ (V) – 3.5

Black olive paté. Perfect with a fruity white wine


VEGETARIANA (V) – 4

Our best grilled peppers and aubergines


POMODORI SECCHI (V) – 3.5

Sundried tomato paté, rich and indulgent


NDUJA – 4

A spicy spreadable sausage from Calabria. Not for the faint hearted


MOZZARELLA E ACCIUGHE – 4

Mild mozzarella with the distinctive addition of anchovies


TRADITIONAL SPUNTINI

INVOLTINI – 10 

Four rolls filled with prosciutto and mozzarella di bufala, bresaola and goat’s cheese


SPECK E TOMINO – 8

Soft, creamy tomino cheese grilled and wrapped in smoked speck


CROSTINI PERE E GORGONZOLA – 7.5

Toasted Altamura bread topped with gorgonzola, pear and walnut


CAPONATA (v) – 4

Homemade Sicilian aubergine stew, with celery and capers in a vinegar sauce


CARPACCIO DI BRESAOLA – 7.5

Bresaola served with peppery rocket, 24 month aged parmigiano and balsamic glaze


PANINI AND SALADS

Our fresh selection of salads – perfect for lunch


CAPRESE (V) – 6.5

A classic pairing of mozzarella di bufala and ripe tomatoes with rocket salad. Drizzled in our own olive oil.


MARE SALAD – 6.5

Dark tuna straight from Italy, with balsamic onions, fresh tomatoes, rocket salad and spinach


PEAR SALAD (V) – 6.5

A fresh salad pairs the salty taste of goat’s cheese with the sweetness of sun-dried tomatoes and pears


APPLE SALAD (N) – 6.5

Crisp apple, walnut and parmigiano on a bed of rocket salad and spinach, drizzled in balsamic glaze


Our Paninis, in Italian it translates to grilled sandwiches. Here are some classic flavours and pairings on our favourite Italian breads


MILANO – 5

Salt dried bresaola with rocket salad, parmigiano and balsamic glaze, toasted in focaccia


PARMA – 6

A classic pairing of mozzarella and 18 month aged prosciutto di Parma, toasted in focaccia


TORINO – 5

Salami milano and scamorza, toasted in a focaccia


CAPRI – 5

Spicy spianata calabra, caciocavallo and olive paté, toasted in a ciabatta


ROMA – 5

Mozzarella, tomato paté and nduja (soft spicy sausage), toasted in a ciabatta


GARDA – 5

Mozzarella, fresh tomatoes and olives, drizzled with our own olive oil, toasted in a ciabatta


FIRENZE – 5

Smoked cured scamorza cheese with roasted peppers, aubergines, toasted in a piadina


PALERMO – 5

Dark tuna, olive paté and rocket, toasted in a piadina


VENEZIA (V) – 5

Goat’s cheese, sundried tomatoes and rocket salad, toasted in a ciabatta


COMO – 5

Finocchiona, creamy gorgonzola and peppery rocket, toasted in a ciabatta


LUNCH DEAL

With any sandwich or salad from the selection above, a complimentary glass of wine, prosecco, beer or soft drink is included

Available from 12:00-4:00pm Monday to Friday.

Upgrade to a large glass of wine for £1 extra


CURED MEATS

ONE MEAT: 5     |     TWO MEATS: 9     |      THREE MEATS: 12


BRESAOLA

Air dried for three months, this salted beef is lean and tender


SALAME MILANO

Italy’s most popular salami, from lean pork


FINOCCHIONA

Finnochio means fennel, A subtle tasting salami from Tuscany


SPECK

From Trentino, smoked and cured ham with juniper and pepper


COPPA

Originating from the 5th century, salt and spices are used to cure this cut of pork shoulder


SALAME ALL’AGLIO

From Veneto, this salami is made with wine and garlic


SPIANATA CALABRA

Spicy smoked spianata, made from lean pork and red chilli


SALAME AL TARTUFO

A delicious salami with black truffle for an intense and pure flavour


PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA BOARD – Small:6 | Large:12

The very best prosciutto from Italy, 18 month aged. Deserves its own board


SALUMI BOARD – 10

Ideal to try a fine selection of our best cured meats

CHEESES

ONE CHEESE: 5     |     TWO CHEESES: 9     |      THREE CHEESES: 12


GORGONZOLA (SERVED WITH WALNUTS)

Cow’s milk, creamy blue cheese from Lombardy


PECORINO IN GROTTA

From Tuscany, this semi-hard sheep milk cheese is seasoned in natural caves


SCAMORZA AFFUMICATA

Semi-soft, smoked, cow’s milk cheese. Almond coloured with a light caramel note


CACIOCAVALLO AL PEPERONCINO

From the milk of cows, this cheese is semi-hard, seasoned with chilli


MOZZARELLA DI BUFALA (v) (+£1)

From water buffalo milk, this cheese is soft, creamy and mild in flavour


FORMAGGELLA AL TARTUFO

Semi-hard cheese seasoned with black truffle in the North of Italy


OUR AUTHENTIC ITALIAN DIPS

Make your spuntini even more special

Honey truffle (v) – 2

Fig jam (v) – 1

Chilli jam (v) – 1.5


PARMIGIANO TASTING – 6.50

The king of cheeses, aged for 24 months, served with a selection of 3 dips


FORMAGGI BOARD – 10

Perfect to taste a mix of our special favourite cheeses


CLASSICS

BREAD (v) – 2

Original bread from Altamura


OLIVE TAGGIASCHE (v) – 2.6

Unique juicy olives from Liguria with taralli


PANE E OLIO (v) – 3.6

Four different breads all served with our family produced olive oil and balsamic glaze


SUN-DRIED TOMATOES (v) – 1.5

Rich sun-dried tomatoes with taralli


DESSERTS

TARTUFO (N) – 4.5 

Italian chocolate ice cream originating from Pizzo, Calabria

Add an espresso and make your tartufo affogato – “drowned”: +£1


HOMEMADE TIRAMISÚ – 5.5

Freshly made with grandma’s recipe. Delicious, light and fluffy


PANNACOTTA – 4.5

Creamy and indulgent pannacotta with caramel


TORTA MILLEFOGLIE – 4.5

A light puff pastry and vanilla custard slice, sprinkled with icing sugar


TORTINO RICOTTA E PERE (N) – 5

Frozen dessert made from pears and ricotta cheese


SORBETTO AL LIMONE (V) – 4

Tangry and fresh lemon sorbet

Add Limoncello for £1


OUR REDS (FAMILY WINES)

Our own produce straight from our family vineyard in Sicily – Caruso e Minini


HOUSE RED (BUY ONLINE)     

175ml – 4     250ml – 5.2     Bottle – 14

Label: Tasari, Grape: Nero d’Avola & Merlot

Plum and black cherry – 13%


OUR SMOOTHEST (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 5     250ml – 6     Bottle – 18

Label: Giumara, Grape: Frappato & Nerello

Herbs and prunes


OUR CLASSIC (BUY ONLINE)

175ml – 5     250ml – 6     Bottle – 18

Label: Giumara, Grape: Nero d’Avola

Red fruits and herbs – 13.5%


THE ELEGANT (BUY ONLINE)  

175ml – 5.5     250ml – 7.5     Bottle – 22

Label: Cusora, Grape: Cabernet Sauvignon

Spicy fragrances – 13.5%


OUR BEST SELLER (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 6.5     250ml – 8.5     Bottle – 24.5

Label: Sicani, Grape: Nero d’Avola

Red fruits with mellow oak notes – 13.5%


EXPERTS ONLY (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 6.5     250ml – 8.5     Bottle – 24.5

Label: Sicani, Grape: Perricone

Liquorice and red fruits – 13.5%


THE RICHEST (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 7.5     250ml – 10.5     Bottle – 31

Label: Le Selezioni, Grape: Nero d’Avola Riserva

Currants, prunes, herbs and cocoa – 14%


THE ORGANIC RED (BUY ONLINE)     

175ml – 7     250ml – 9     Bottle – 26

Label: Bio, Grape: Nero d’Avola

Fruity and vibrant, 100% sustainable agriculture – 14%


THE FINEST (BUY ONLINE)     

Bottle only – 48

Label: Le Selezioni, Grape: Syrah Riserva

Power and smoothness, with a floral touch – 14.5%


OUR REDS (GUEST WINES)

Carefully selected wine makers


CHIANTI COLLI SENESI     

Bottle – 25

Winery: Innocenti, Grape: Sangiovese/Brunello

Flavours of spicy ripe cherries, roasted herbs, leather and liquorice – 13%


MONTEPULCIANO MARINA CVETIC     

Bottle – 50

Winery: Masciarelli, Grape: Montepulciano

Big wine with a sense of balance, deep, dark, brooding black fruits, earth, truffle and mineral – 14.5%


AION, ROSSO CONERO     

175ml – 5.5     250ml – 7.5     Bottle – 20.5

Winery: Moroder, Grape: Montepulciano

The colour is ruby red while a purple tinge shows its youth. The fragrant aromas of wild cherry and prune – 14%


VALPOLICELLA SUP CAMPORENZO    

Bottle – 36

Winery: Monte dall’Ora, Grape: Corvina, Corvinone, Rondineall, Oseleta and Molinarese/Brunello

Notes of hay and richer bitter fruit with spice character and minerality – 13%


CONERO RISERVA     

Bottle – 29

Winery: Moroder, Grape: Montepulciano

Intense ruby red colour with a marked aroma of wild cherries and violet and a richness of tannins – 14.5%


OUR WHITES (FAMILY WINES)

Our own produce straight from our family vineyard in Sicily – Caruso e Minini


HOUSE WHITE (BUY ONLINE)     

175ml – 4     250ml – 5.2     Bottle – 14

Label: Tasari, Grape: Catarratto

Apricots and honey – 12%


OUR FRUITIEST (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 5     250ml – 6     Bottle – 18

Label: Giumara, Grape: Inzolia

Exotic fruits – 12.5%


THE MID-DRY (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 5     250ml – 6     Bottle – 18

Label: Giumara, Grape: Grecanico

Richness of fragances with orange blossoms – 12.5%


THE APERITIF WINE (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 5.5     250ml – 7.5     Bottle – 22

Label: Cusora, Grape: Chardonnay

Aromatic with vegetable notes -13%


OUR DRIEST (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 6.5     250ml – 8.5     Bottle – 24.5

Label: Sicani, Grape: Grillo

Wide bouquet of natural delicacy – 13%


THE WINE OF LOVE (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 6.5     250ml – 8.5     Bottle – 24.5

Label: Sicani, Grape: Zibibbo

Elderflower, floral notes and fruits – 12.5%


THE ORGANIC WHITE (BUY ONLINE)    

175ml – 7     250ml – 9     Bottle – 26

Label: Bio, Grape: Catarratto

Fresh and clean, 100% sustainable agriculture – 12.5%


OAKY WHITE     

Bottle only – 30

Label: Le Selezioni, Grape: Catarratto, Grecanico and Inzolia

Wonderful blend, delicate note of oak and acacia – 13%


OUR WHITES (GUEST WINES)

Carefully selected wine makers


VERDICCHIO DEI CASTELLI DI JESI     

175ml – 6.2     250ml – 8.2     Bottle – 23.5

Winery: Moroder, Grape: Verdicchio

Straw yellow colour with intense fragrance of exotic fruits, acacia, broom and delicate aromas – 12.5%


PINOT GRIGIO     

Bottle – 23

Winery: Toblino, Grape: Pinot Grigio

Structured and elegant with lovely fruity flavours and fresh notes – 13%


GRECO DI TUFO     

Bottle – 28

Winery: Ferrera, Grape: Greco di Tufo

Floral nuances with richer aromas of almond and hazelnut and mineral tones, full with golden apple. peach and cinnamon – 13.5%


GAVI LA FORNACE    

Bottle – 24

Winery: Bergaglio, Grape: Cortese

Fresh and floral with notes of heather and honeydew, clean with a pleasant aftertaste of toasted almonds and hints of apple and sage – 13%


CANDIANO     

175ml – 5.2     250ml – 7.2     Bottle – 19.5

Winery: Moroder, Grape: Trebbiano/Malvasia/Verdicchio

Straw yellow colour with intense fragrances of exotic fruits, acacia, broom and delicate aromas – 12.5%


OUR ROSÉ

HOUSE ROSÉ (BUY ONLINE)     

175ml – 4     250ml – 5.2     Bottle – 14

Label: Tasari, Grape: Syrah

Strawberry, cherry, raspberry and pomegranate – 12.5%


ROSA DI MONTACUTO    

175ml – 5.8     250ml – 7.8     Bottle – 22.5

Winery: Moroder, Grape: Alicante/Nero/Montepulciano

Wild cherries of May, typical of the Marche region – 13.5%


WINE TASTING MENUS

CLASSICO WINE TASTING – 19.90 (BUY A GIFT VOUCHER)

Two whites and three reds to appreciate variety of our lands. Final treat with dessert and sweet wine!


SELEZIONE WINE TASTING – 26.90 (BUY A GIFT VOUCHER)

Two whites, one rosé, two reds: our best bottles for a special experience. A fantastic chance to try the most authentic and exclusive spuntini


ROSSO WINE TASTING – 23

Love red wine? Our red tasting takes five wines from our family vineyard in Sicily and pairs them with classic spuntini


BIANCO WINE TASTING – 23

Love white wine? Our white tasting takes five wines from our family vineyard in Sicily and pairs them with delicious spuntini


WINE FLIGHTS

A unique way to try three different wines from our best labels


WHITE FLIGHT – 10

Three of our favourite whites let you experience the wonderful flavours Sicilian grapes can produce


RED FLIGHT – 10

Three of our favourite reds, let you experience the intensity and elegance of Sicilian reds


VINEYARD FLIGHT – 9

A white, rosé and a red let you experience a wide variety of our wines in all of the colours


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*Each wine is served in a 70ml measure **Wines may vary subject to availability


FIZZ & COCKTAILS

FIZZ

The best Italian sparkling wines


PROSECCO ROSALIA, GIUSTI    

125ml – 5.5     Bottle – 22

Extra dry. One of the very few producers to harvest by hand – 11%


SPUMANTE BRUT ROSÉ, MORODER

125ml – 6     Bottle- 26.5

Delicate notes of red fruits with floral fragrances – 12%


PROSECCO SUPERIORE ASOLO, GIUSTI

Bottle only- 27

Pearl-yellow, subtle scent of blackcurrant bud and aniseed notes – 11.5%


FRANCIACORTA CUVÉE PRESTIGE, CA’ DEL BOSCO    

Bottle only – 36

A classic, well-balanced, pleasantly fresh and crisp. Perfect for any special occasion – 12.5%


WINE COCKTAILS


ITALIAN PROSECCO MOJITO – 8

Rum, raspberries, sugar, lime, mint, topped with Prosecco


ROMANTICA – 7 

A fruity wine cocktail with Syrah rosé, orange juice and cognac


VEENOPOLITAN – 8 

Shaken, not stirred, this beautiful mix of peach, strawberry, Vodka and Syrah rosé is a ladies favourite!


ICED MULLED WINE – 7 

This cocktail is warming but cold! Nero d’Avola, Amaretto di Saronno and organic aranciata


NEGRONI


CLASSIC NEGRONI – 7 

Reportedly first poured in Florence, Italy in 1919, the Negroni is a simple aperitif of Gin, Martini Rosso and Campari


NEGRONI SBAGLIATO – 7 

Taking a classic Negroni with a twist or Prosecco, instead of Gin


CHOCONEGRONI – 7.5

A twist on a classic Negroni, the addition of Creme de Cocoa gives a new depth of bitter sweet flavours


MONTENEGRONI – 8 

Slightly less bitter than a classic Negroni thanks to Montenegro liqueur


SPRITZ


APEROL SPRITZ – 7 

The Italian classic – Aperol, Prosecco and sparkling water


LIMONCELLO SPRITZ – 7.5 

Limoncello, an Italian favourite, in a light and refreshing spritz


CAMPARI SPRITZ – 7

An infusion of herbs and fruit gives Campari its distinctive bitter taste


ELDERFLOWER SPRITZ – 7.5 

Light and sparkling with Prosecco, Vodka and elderflower


STRAWBERRY SPRITZ – 7.5

A fruity mix of strawberry, Vodka and Prosecco create a delightful vibrant cocktail


CLASSIC COCKTAILS


ESPRESSO MARTINI – 8

Classic, chilled perfection. Vodka, Kahlua and coffee, shaken


BELLINI – 7

A classic peach Bellini, refreshing and crisp


ROSSINI – 7

An alternative twist on a Bellini using strawberry for a fruity and fresh cocktail


MALFY & TONIC – 8

Malfy lemon Gin served over ice – Fever-Tree tonic


SICILY – 7.5

A Limoncello based cocktail with Amaretto di Saronno and organic limonata


BEERS & CIDER

MENABREA – DRAUGHT

H: 2.8     P: 5.2

Menabrea is a 4.8% ABV pale lager, balanced between citrus, bitter tones and floral, fruity undertones giving a consistent and refined flavour


PERONI – DRAUGHT   

H: 2.5     P: 4.8


COLLESI AMBRATA 

33cl bottle: 5

Intense and glowing taste, with warm and rounded notes, distinguished by a robust flavour of hops that deepens the rich bouquet of cereals and fruit – 7.5%


ISAAC

33cl bottle: 5.5

Apricot colour with flavours of yeast and citrus, with spicier tones of coriander and orange peel. Light bodied and refreshing – 5%


COLLESI ROSSA

33c bottle: 6

Great character and sweet flavour, distinguished by intense aromas of caramel and hazelnuts, with spice notes – 8%


MORETTI 

33cl bottle: 4

Dating from 1860, Moretti has been brewed in Italy since then. Straw coloured with a malty flavour – 4.6%


REKORDERLING STRAWBERRY & LIME CIDER

50cl bottle: 5.5


ITALIAN CRAFT CIDER 

33cl bottle: 6

Aromas of fresh apple and white blossom – 5%


BECK’S BLUE

33cl bottle – 3.8

Alcohol-free lager



A selection of food and drink at Veeno