Le Bistro Unveils an Exquisite Summer Menu

As the summer sun casts its warm glow, Le Bistro, the renowned dining haven, invites patrons to embark on a delightful journey with their newly launched summer menu. With an array of meticulously crafted dishes, this menu promises to tantalize the taste buds and offer an unforgettable dining experience. Let’s delve into the highlights of this exceptional offering.

Starters: Freshness in Every Bite

Le Bistro’s summer menu begins with a selection of vibrant salads and starters designed to awaken the palate. The Fresh Burrata (€14.75), paired with beef tomato, basil pesto, and croute, offers a creamy and tangy start, perfect for vegetarians. For those seeking vegan options, the Kale and Pumpkin Salad (€15.95), featuring red cabbage, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and agave syrup, is a delightful choice. Another vegan gem is the Roasted Broccoli and Apple Salad (€15.95), with almonds, celery, onion, dried cherries, and a zesty lemon tahini dressing.

Entrées: A Feast for the Senses

The entrée section of the menu showcases Le Bistro’s dedication to excellence. The Bistro Fish and Shellfish Antipasto Sharing Platter (€38), ideal for two, includes crispy fried calamari, whitebait fritters, marinated octopus, fresh tuna on toasted bread, and mussels cooked in white wine. It’s a perfect medley of flavors and textures from the sea.

Seafood lovers will also relish the Fresh Mussels All’Aqua Pazza (€15.75), served with local cheese, beetroot, and walnuts. For meat aficionados, the Angus Beef Carpaccio (€14.95), with vinegar pearls, rucola, parmesan, and olive oil dressing, offers a luxurious and tender bite. The Grilled Octopus (€16.95), accompanied by roasted cauliflower, persillade, and hazelnuts, is another standout, showcasing the chef’s mastery in preparing seafood.

Pide: Turkish Delights

Le Bistro introduces an exotic touch with its selection of Pide, Turkish flatbreads. The ‘Del Bronte’ (€14.95) combines Bolognian mortadella, provolone cheese, and pistachio, creating a rich and savory delight. For a vegetarian option, the ‘Bella Fresca’ (€14.75), featuring fior di latte, tomatoes, basil, and virgin olive oil, is a refreshing choice. Seafood enthusiasts will appreciate the ‘Bistro Mare’ (€16.95), topped with tomatoes, basil, octopus, prawns, black olives, and virgin olive oil.

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Soups: Comfort in a Bowl

For a comforting start, the summer menu offers the Chef’s Daily Soup (€10.25), a daily creation that promises warmth and flavor. The Zucchini and Mint Soup (€10.95), with garlic and chive yoghurt, provides a refreshing and creamy option for vegetarians.

Pasta & Risotto: Italian Elegance

Le Bistro’s pasta and risotto offerings are a testament to classic Italian cuisine with a modern twist. The Linguine Al Pesce Fresco (€16.50), featuring white fish, preserved lemon, parmesan, pistachio, and pane gratatto, is a light and flavorful dish. The Spaghetti Calamari (€16.95), with zucchini, preserved lemon, mint, tomato concasse, and extra virgin olive oil, offers a fresh and zesty experience.

For a hearty option, the Caserecce Pork Ragout (€15.95), with Maltese style pork sausage, crushed coriander, parsley, and parmesan cream, is a must-try. Vegetarians will delight in the Orecchiette Alla Norma (€14.75), combining aubergine, tomato sauce, pine nuts, chilli, and ricotta salata.

Fish & Shellfish: Ocean’s Bounty

The seafood section features the luxurious Lobster Thermidor (€9.50 per 100g), cooked with brandy, mustard, lemon juice, prawn bisque, tarragon, and cream. The Local Stuffed Calamari (€28.50), slow-stewed with seafood and marjoram, served with olive and caper sauce, is a rich and flavorful choice.

Burgers: Gourmet Classics

For burger enthusiasts, Le Bistro offers the Classic Angus Beef Burger (€16.95), the Cheesy Angus Beef Burger (€18.95), and the indulgent Guanciale and Brie Cheese Burger (€23.85). Each burger is crafted with premium ingredients and unique toppings, ensuring a top-tier experience.

Meat & Poultry: Carnivorous Delights

Meat lovers will find solace in the Prime Steer Beef Fillet (€33.50) and the Argentinian Beef Rib-Eye (€32.50), both flame-grilled to perfection and served with a choice of sauces. The Seared Duck Breast (€29.50), paired with sautéed cabbage, mango, tomato, chilli, and coriander salsa, is a delightful blend of flavors.

Vegan Mains: Plant-Based Perfection

Le Bistro’s commitment to catering to all dietary preferences is evident in its vegan mains. The Slow Roasted Cauliflower Steak (€21.50), the Vegan Fried Tempeh (€21.50), and the Grilled Hispi Cabbage (€19.50) are all thoughtfully crafted dishes that do not compromise on flavor or creativity.

Desserts: Sweet Endings

To conclude the meal, Le Bistro’s dessert offerings are a treat for the senses. The Vanilla Crème Brulee and Coconut (€6.95), the Maltese Delicacies (€7.25), and the White Chocolate, Mango Cream, and Pecan Biscuit (€6.95) are just a few of the delectable options available.

Le Bistro’s new summer menu is a celebration of fresh, local ingredients and culinary artistry. Whether you are a seafood lover, a meat enthusiast, or a vegan, there is something on this menu to delight your palate. Visit Le Bistro this summer and indulge in a dining experience that promises not just a meal, but a memorable culinary journey.