cafe menu

ITALIAN RESTAURANT, CAFE & deli

10 APPOLD STREET, LONDON, EC2A 2AP

Our Ethos

Our ethos is simple. Serve nutritious food, simply cooked using only the finest seasonal ingredients, presented in a warm friendly atmosphere where hospitality is as important as the meal itself.

L’Anima Café & Deli is the more vibrant and accessible progeny offering simpler Southern Italian dishes at exceptional value but the ethos remains the same; creating the perfect setting to ‘mangiare bene’ and using everyday ingredients, carefully sourced and skilfully prepared on site to offer you authentic seasonal Southern Italian cuisine.

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STARTERS

CESTINO DI PANE E CONDIMENTI
Bread selection and dips

3.95

MOZZARELLA AFFUMICATA CON POMODORO E AVOCADO                  
Smoked Buffalo with avocado and tomato bruschetta

8.50

CALAMARI, GAMBERI E ZUCCHINI FRITTI
Deep fried squid, prawns, courgette in paprika

7.50

PROSCIUTTO CRUDO DI PARMA CON PESCHE
BURRATA E MARMELLATA DI PEPERONCINO      
Parma ham and rocket with burrata and chilli jam

8.00

TAGLIERE DI SALUMI E FORMAGGI
Selection of cured meats and cheese board

8.00

TONNO E SPADA AFFUMICATI
Smoked tuna and swordfish with fennel salad

9.00

INSALATA DI RAPE, POMPELMO ROSA E RICOTTA
Mixed beetroot salad, pink grapefruit and ricotta mousse

5.00

L’ANIMA CAFÉ CAESAR SALAD (s/l)
Baby gem, pancetta, avocado, egg and Grana Padano

Add:
Chicken
Prawn

4.00/6.50

5.50/8.50

6.50/9.00

pasta

RAVIOLI DI MELANZANE E SCARMORZA PESTO E POMODORI SECCHI                                      
Aubergine ravioli and scamorza cheese, pesto sundried tomatoes and hazelnuts

8.00

LASAGNETTA APERTA ESTIVA CON SALSICCIA
Open lasagna with summer vegetables and tuscan sausage

8.50

SPAGHETTI FRESCHI ALLE VONGOLE
Homemade spaghetti clams, chilli and parsley

8.50

TAGLIATELLE ALLA BOLOGNESE
Beef, veal and pork ragú with fresh tagliatelle

9.00

CASERECCE ALLA SORRENTINA
Fresh short pasta with tomato, mozzarella and basil

8.00

MainS

COSTATA DI MANZO CON PATATE ARROSTO (8oz) 
Grilled rib eye with roast potatoes

19.00

PAILLARD DI VITELLO GRIGLIATA CON RUCOLA E DATTERINO
Veal paillard with rocket and tomato salad

16.00

GALLETTO ALLA DIAVOLA CON CAPONATA
Grilled spicy baby chicken with sweet and sour vegetables

14.00

GAMBERI GRIGLIATI ALLA CATALANA
Grilled prawns with fennel, orange and tomato

12.00

SALMONE ORGANICO CON SALSA VERDE
Organic salmon, green beans and salsa verde

15.00

PARMIGIANA CON MELANZANE E ZUCCHINE
Egg plant and courgette parmigiana

9.00

SIDES

PATATE ARROSTO
Roasted potatoes

3.00

PATATINE FRITTE
Fine chips

3.00

CAPONATA SICILIANA
Sweet and sour vegetables

3.50

SALADS

INSALATA MISTA
Mixed leaf

3.00

RUCOLA E GRANA PADANO
Rocket and Grana Padano

3.00

POMODORI E CIPOLLA
Tomato and onion

4.00

Pizza

BIANCA 
Garlic and rosemary focaccia

3.00

MARGHERITA
Tomato, Fior di latte cheese and basil

5.50

MARGHERITA “BUFFALO”
Tomato, Buffalo mozzarella cheese and basil

7.00

CALZONE RIPIENO
Tomato, mozzarella, ham, ricotta and Grana Padano shaves

9.50

CAPRICCIOSA
Tomato, mozzarella, ham, mushroom, artichoke and olives

9.50

DIAVOLA
Tomato, mozzarella, ‘nduja and spicy salami

9.50

QUATTRO FORMAGGI
Four cheeses

9.00

L’ANIMA CAFÉ
Mozzarella, aubergine, spicy salami and Grana Padano

9.50

VEGETARIANA 
Tomato, mozzarella and grilled vegetables

8.50

PROSCIUTTO E FUNGHI
Tomato, mozzarella, ham and mixed mushrooms

9.50

ESTIVA
Mozzarella, asparagus, fresh tomatoes, basil romano peppers sauce

9.00

CAMICIA
Tomato, mozzarella, rocket and parma ham

12.00

Desserts

GELATI E SORBETTI
Selection of ice creams and sorbets

1.50
per scoop

LAVAZZA TIRAMISÚ
Traditional tiramisú

4

PANNACOTTA ALLA VANIGLIA CON FRUTTI DI BOSCO
Vanilla pannacotta with mix berries

4.50

CRÈME BRÛLÉE AL BAILEYS
Baileys crème brûlée

4.50

TORTA FRANGIPANE CON LAMPONI E CRÈME FRAICHE
Almond and raspberry cake with crème fraiche

5

SEADAS CON MIELE E GELATO ALLA VANIGLIA
Fried cheese ravioli with honey and ice cream

5

SELEZIONE DI FORMAGGI
Selection of Italian cheese

9

Bar Snacks

PIZZA “BIANCA”
Garlic & rosemary focaccia

3

PEPITE DI MELANZANE
Fried Aubergine sticks with minted yogurt dip

3.50

BRUSCHETTA PICCANTE
Aubergines, spicy ‘nduja and ricotta mousse bruschetta

5

ARANCINI DI RISO CLASSICI
Deep-fried rice balls with beef ragú

5

TAGLIERE DI SALUMI
Selection of cured meats

6

TAGLIERE DI FORMAGGI
Selection of Italian cheese

6

CALAMARI, GAMBERI E ZUCCHINI FRITTI
Deep fried squid, prawns, courgette in paprika

7.50

L’ANIMA CAFÉ HAMBURGER
Italian veal burger with pancetta, tomato, mozzarella, avocado cream and fine chips

9.80

PIZZA CAMICIA
Tomato, mozzarella, rocket and Parma ham

12

DRINK

The bar is partitioned into a leather sofa filled lounge area, large banquette seating and a pizza kitchen with a floor-to-ceiling oven. An ideal place for breakfast meetings, afternoon coffees, afterwork drinks, live music in the evenings or live sports on the big screens.