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, PEPERONI ARROSTO E BURRATA

Tuscan ham, roast peppers and burrata

9.00

CAVOLFIORE GRATINATO E QUINOA

Cauliflower steak and quinoa salad

5.00

TAGLIERE DI SALUMI E FORMAGGI

Selection of cured meats and cheese board

10.00

TONNO E SPADA AFFUMICATI

Smoked tuna and swordfish with fennel, grapefruit, olive and datterino tomato

9.50

L’ANIMA CAFÉ CAESAR SALAD

Baby gem, pancetta, avocado, egg and Grana Padano       

Small 4.00 / Large 6.50
Add:

Chicken  

5.50 / 8.50

Prawn    

6.50 / 9.00

pasta

MINESTRONE DI VERDURE CON ORZO

Vegetable soup with pearl barley

6.50

LASAGNETTA CON FUNGHI MISTI E SALSICCIA

Lasagne with mixed mushrooms and Tuscan sausage

8.50

RAVIOLI DI ZUCCA E RICOTTA CON BURRO E SALVIA

Pumpkin and ricotta ravioli with butter and hazelnuts

8.00

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 ALL'ARRABBIATA 

Fresh short pasta with spicy tomato sauce

7.50

MainS

COSTATA DI MANZO CON VERDURE ALLA GRIGLIA   

Grilled rib eye with grilled vegetables

19.00

BRANZINO AL CARTOCCIO CON VONGOLE PATATE ALLO ZAFFERANO, OLIVE E POMODORI

Sea bass baked in foil with clams, saffron potatoes, olive and tomatoes

15.00

GALLETTO ALLA DIAVOLA CON PATATE ARROSTO E PEPERONI

Grilled spicy baby chicken with roast potatoes and peppers

14.00

COTOLETTA ALLA MILANESE CON RUCOLA E DATTERINO 

Breaded veal escalope, rocket and datterino tomato

17.00

SALMONE ORGANICO CON SALSA VERDE E BROCCOLI SALTATI

Organic salmon with green sauce and sautéed broccoli

15.00

HAMBURGER CON PATATINE FRITTE 

Beef burger and fries

11.00

PARMIGIANA DI MELANZANE    

Aubergine Parmigiana

19.00

SIDES

PATATE AL FORNO                                                         

Roasted potatoes

3.00

PATATINE FRITTE  

Fries

3.00

BROCCOLI SALTATI     

Sautéed broccoli

3.50

SALADS

INSALATA MISTA                                                              

Mixed leaf

3.00

RUCOLA E GRANA PADANO                                        

Rocket and Grana Padano

3.00

INSALATA DI BARBABIETOLE                                        

Mix beetroot salad

3.50

Pizza

MARINARA                                                                         

Tomato, garlic and oregano

4.50

MARGHERITA CLASSICA                                                

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 (mozzarella, taleggio, grana, gorgonzola)

9.00

L’ANIMA CAFÉ         

Mozzarella, aubergine, spicy salami and Grana Padano

9.50

VEGETARIANA         

Tomato, mozzarella and mix grilled vegetables 

8.50     

PROSCIUTTO E FUNGHI      

Tomato, mozzarella, ham and mushrooms    

9.50

PROSCIUTTO E FUNGHI       

Tomato, mozzarella, ham and mushrooms

9.50

PIZZA AUTUNNALE      

Tuscan sausage, wild broccoli and mozzarella

9.50

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.