La Caverna

La Caverna
Address : 12 Fownes Street, Temple Bar,
Dublin 2,
Phone :+353 (0)1 670 3110
Email : info@lacaverna.info
Website : http://www.lacaverna.info/
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La Caverna is the perfect destination for your next night out, whether an intimate dinner for two or a large group celebration.

Cuisine Type

Mediterranean

When you visit La Caverna, you're in for a treat. Experience our off-the-pier-fresh seafood, hand-cut beef filets, scrumptious stews or any of our other mouthwatering dishes. Our chefs are renowned for their creative combinations of spices and sauces.

Our menu emphasises the use of simple fresh ingredients, skilfully combined to bring out the best of a wide range of traditional Italian dishes.

 Situated in the heart of Temple Bar, La Caverna is a family run restaurant that offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere on three floors. Our friendly staff work as a team to guarantee the best service around and to create an enjoyable environment no matter what the occasion.

A proud member of Ciao Italia, a worldwide group of fine Italian restaurants, La Caverna is a little taste of Italy in Dublin creating a tradition of excellence.

 With three levels, each comfortably seating up to 40 people, La Caverna is ideal for groups of all sizes. The Newly renovated 300 years old Wine Cellar Dining Area is a beautifully crafted 18th Century Barrel vault updated with soft lighting and superb selection of wines.

Our chefs provide a delightful selection of pasta, pizza, chicken, fish, and meat dishes, with daily specials to tickle your taste buds.

Early Bird

Appetiser

Chef's Homemade Soup
Served with home-made Italian bread

La Caverna Garlic Bread
Home-made Italian bread with garlic and extra virgin olive oil.

Calamari
Rings of calamari fried in a salt and pepper batter,served with sweet chilli sauce and basil aioli

Garlic Prawns
King Tiger Prawns tossed in garlic butter and served with stir-fried vegetables and rice.

Chicken Wings
Marinated oven roasted chicken wings in a spicy chilli sauce and served with blue cheese sauce.

Garlic Mushrooms
Mushrooms stuffed with a trio of cheese, golden fried with breadcrumbs and served with home-made garlic aioli

Caesar Salad
Our own Caesar dressing, comprising Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan and served with Bacon

Spring Rolls
Vegetarian Spring Rolls served with chilli sauce.

Main Courses

Sirloin Steak
8oz Sirloin Steak, cooked to your liking, served with pepper sauce and fries.

La Caverna Char-Grilled Irish Burger
A mountain of meat served with a choice of mushroom or pepper sauce and fries.

Lamb Shank
Served with mash potatoes, rosemary and red wine sauce.

Beef Lasagne
Home- made, traditional Italian style lasagne, made with 100%steak minced beef.Accompanied by fries or salad.

Chicken Fillet
Marinated breast of chicken, topped with smoked bacon and mushroom sauce.

Italian Omelette
Fresh eggs omelette with ham, mushrooms, cheese, peppers and onion and served with chips.

Fillet of Salmon
Oven baked salmon served with mash potatoes, mixed salad and tarragon sauce.

Desserts

Tiramisu
Chocolate Brownies
Apple Pie
Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding
Baileys Cheese Cake
Profiteroles

Early bird Price

TWO COURSES MEAL PLUS TEA OR COFFEE €16.95

THREE COURSES MEAL PLUS TEA OR COFFEE €19.95

MENU AVAILABLE MON-THUR 4.00 PM-7.00 PM ; FRI-SUN 1.00 P.M-7.00 P.M

A SERVICE CHARGE OF 10% IS ADDED ON TABLES OF TEN ADULTS OR MORE
A la CARTE -Diner

Appetiser

Home made breads
€4.95
Italian bread, served with three dips and marinated olives.

Bruschetta al Pomodoro
€5.45
Fresh beef tomatoes with torn basil and garlic,served on crusty Italian bread with extra virgin olive oil.

La Caverna Garlic Bread
€4.95
Home-made Italian bread with garlic and extra virgin olive oil, served with or without cheese.

Sautéed Mussels / Cozze Marinato
€8.95
Pan-fried Galway Bay Mussels sautéed in an aromatic tomato based sauce or in a creamy white wine and garlic sauce

Calamari
€7.95
Rings of calamari fried in a salt and pepper batter, served with sweet chilli sauce and basil aioli.

Garlic Prawns
€8.95
Pan-fried Tiger Prawns tossed in garlic butter with stir-fried vegetables and served with rice

Home-made Spring Roll
€7.95
Vegetarian Thai Spring roll served with chilli sauce and house dresing

Chicken Wings
€6.45
Marinated oven roasted chicken wings, topped with our spicy sweet chilli sauce and served with blue cheese sauce.

Garlic Mushrooms
€6.45
Mushrooms stuffed with a trio of cheese, golden fried with breadcrumbs and served with home-made garlic aioli.

Goats Cheese
€6.95
Goats cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach and black olives wrapped in fillo pastry

Chef's Home-Made Soup
€5.45
Served with home-made Italian bread

Minestrone Soup
€5.95
Fresh traditional Italian vegetable soup, served with home-made Italian bread

Seafood Chowder
€6.45
Made with fresh and smoked seafood.

Mozzarella Salad / Insalata Caprese
€7.45
Beef tomatoes and fresh mozzarella layered with a drizzling of extra virgin olive oil and torn basil

Brie Salad
€7.45
Golden fried Brie served with mixed salad and home-made cranberry sauce

Caesar Salad
€8.45
Our own Caesar dressing, comprising Romaine and Cos lettuce, croutons, Parmesan and served with a choice of Salmon, Char-grilled Chicken or Bacon.

Chef's Favourites

10 OZ Sirloin Steak / Entrecote €22.95
10 OZ Char-grilled Irish sirloin steak, cooked to your liking and served with a choice of garlic or pepper sauce, fries or garlic potatoes and a mixed salad.

8 OZ Sirloin Steak
€19.95
Same steak but in a smaller size

Fillet Steak / Filletto ala Flambese
€23.95
8 oz tender fillet of beef, served with a choice of garlic or pepper sauce, fries or garlic potatoes and a mixed salad.

T Bone Steak
€23.95
12 oz(340 gr) Irish T-bone steak, served with a choice of garlic or pepper sauce, home made fries or garlic potatoes.

Surf and Turf
€27.45
Medallions of fillet beef topped with pan-fried Dublin Bay Prawns served with a choice of garlic or pepper sauce,home made fries or garlic potatoes

Venison Steak
€23.95
Served on a bed of mash potatoes with a wild mushrooms, shallots and red wine sauce, fries or garlic potatoes.

La Caverna Char-Grilled Irish Burger
€14.75
A mountain of meat served with a choice of mushroom or pepper sauce and fries. Also available in a double – if you dare!

Rack of Lamb
€21.95
Marinated lamb cutlets cooked over a charcoal grill and served with whole grain mustard sauce.

Lamb Shank
€19.95
Served with mash potates, rosemary and red wine sauce and mixed vegetables

Venison Shank
€21.95
Served with a mixed of wild mushroom, shaloots and red wine sauce on a bed of mash potatoes.

Beef Lasagne
€16.45
Home- made, traditional Italian style lasagne, made with 100%steak minced beef.Accompanied by fries or salad.

Vegetarian Lasagne
€17.45
Home-made Italian style with roast vegetables, served with fries.

Roast Honey Glazed Duck
€20.95
Tender duckling served on a bed of champ, with a blackberry and rosemary sauce.

Chicken Marsala
€18.95
A simple, but delicious old Italian favorite, Chicken Marsala is always appreciated. It is also one of the most requested dish from our menu. Naturally, you can also prepare veal scallopine alla marsala.

La Caverna Garlic Chicken
€19.95
Breast of chicken filled with garlic and herb butter, golden fried in breadcrumbs and served with garlic potatoes.

Italian Omelette
€14.45
Fresh eggs omelette with smoked bacon, mushrooms, cheese, peppers and onion and served with chips

Fish of the Day
€21.95
Please ask your server for today's choice.

Fish and Chips
€17.95
Fresh fillet of Cod golden fried in a light batter, served with chips and our own tartar sauce.

Our Famous Cozze
€19.95
Talked about all over Dublin! Our fresh Galway Bay Mussels are served in either our delicious aromatic sauce or in our creamy wine and garlic sauce, on a bed of Italian spaghetti.

Pasta

Napoletana (V)
€10.95
Rich Italian tomato based sauce with fresh garlic,chilli and herbs.

Primavera (V)
€13.45
Sauteed brocolli, sun-dried tomatoes in creamy white wine and garlic sauce.

Pollo Siciliana
€15.45
A blend of chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and seasonal vegetables in a creamy white sauce

Bolognese
€13.45
A traditional Italian meat sauce.

Carbonara
€14.45
Smoked bacon, tossed in a velvety cream sauce with Parmesan and cracked pepper.

Salsa al Salmone Affumicato
€14.45
An enticing combination of smoked salmon, torn basil,spring onion and snowpeas in a creamy blue cheese and white wine sauce.

Gamberi di Tigre Nera
€15.45
A mouthwatering combination of black Tiger Prawns,roasted peppers, spring onion and cherry tomatoes,bound in garlic broth.

Amatriciana
€14.45
Julienne of smoked bacon and red onion, served in a tomato base, garlic and chilli sauce. Available Hot or Medium

Tortellini
€15.95
Ricotta and spinach smothered with a choice of napoletana sauce or creamy white wine and cheese sauce.

Pizza

Margherita
€10.95
The classic, with rich tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and basil.

Funghi (v)
€13.45
Pizza sauce topped with mozzarella, Italian porcini mushrooms,ricotta cheese and oregano.

Quattro Formaggi (V)
€14.45
Pizza sauce topped with a delicious combination of mozzarella, ricotta, blue cheese and parmesan.

Gardiniera (V)
€13.45
Tomato, mozzarella, mushrooms, mixed peppers,red onions, courgettes and broccoli.

De la Casa
€15.45
Our traditional Italian pizza with tomato sauce, mozzarella,chicken, roast peppers, red onions and oregano.

Mexican – Hot'n spicy
€14.95
Pizza sauce topped with mozzarella, onions, roast peppers, fresh tomatoes and spicy ground beef.

Calzone
€14.95
Traditional folded pizza, filled with encasing mozzarella, ham, pepperoni, mushrooms, onion and fresh herbs

Fruitti di Mare
€16.45
Fruit of the sea, a mozzarella and tomato based pizza,with calamari rings, anchovies, shrimps, capers and smoked salmon, with a hint of garlic.

Carne
€15.45
A meaty combination of pepperoni, chicken and salami,topped with lashings of mozzarella cheese.



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