La Camera is a touch of Italy right on Melbourne’s door step located in the sport and entertainment precinct and within walking distance to Melbourne’s most popular attractions such as The Arts Centre, Hamer Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Federation Square, MCG, Rod Laver & Hisense Arenas, Aami Park & Eureka Skydeck. Relax, unwind and escape, make La Camera your room…where, as is the case with all Italians.

Location

MR2/3 Southgate Ave,
Southbank VIC 3006

Opening Hours

Monday - Tuesday: CLOSED

Wednesday - Sunday: 12:00 pm til late

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Insalata Estiva | GF, N [Vegetarian option available] $ 17.00

New season tomato, roasted peppers, fresh Mozzarella, shaved parmesan, pesto, fresh basil topped with thinly sliced prosciutto.

Calamari Alla Griglia | GF, DF, C $ 18.00

Grilled calamari marinated in chilli, garlic and fresh herbs.

Prosciutto Di Parma | GF, DF $ 13.00

Thinly sliced dry cured ham from Parma.

Prosciutto Cotto | GF, DF $ 12.00

Pure leg ham with traditional smokey flavours.

Finocchiona Salame Piccante | GF, DF, C $ 13.00

The meat is infused with “finocchio” [fennel]. It is then dry-cured & aged as long as 5 months to a year to develop its delectable flavour and aroma.

Sopressa Salami | GF, DF $ 14.00

Italian aged salami, produced with pork, lard, salt, pepper, spices and garlic. It is a typical product of Veneto, in northern Italy.

Arancini [Cheese] | V $ 13.00

with Taleggio cheese.

Arancini [Beef] $ 14.50

with minced beef and mozzarella.

Pecorino, potato & thyme croquette | V $ 13.00

Melzane | GF, DF, V, VE $ 9.00

Chargrilled eggplant

Olive Miste Marinate | GF, DF, V, VE $ 9.00

Mixed olives

Seasonal Vegetables $ 9.00

Please ask our friendly staff.

Option 1 $ 32.00

Choose a selection of 1 Verdure, 1 Salumi, 1 Piatti Caldi

Option 2 $ 41.50

Choose a selection of 2 Verdure, 2 Salumi, 1 Piatti Caldi

Option 3 $ 49.00

Choose a selection of 2 Verdure, 2 Salumi, 2 Piatti Caldi

Spaghetti Bolognese $ 26.50

Pasta with a traditional rich meat [pork and beef] sauce.

Spaghetti Carbonara $ 26.50

A traditional dish prepared with garlic, bacon and cream.

Nonna Chiara’s Pork & Veal lasagna $ 30.00

Traditional pork and veal lasagna with parmesan, garlic, mozzarella, tomato, fresh herbs.

Linguine Alla Pescatora | C $ 36.00

Fresh linguine tossed with braised mussel meat off the shell, calamari, diced fish, garlic, chilli, crowned with Australian prawns & extra virgin olive oil.

Rigatoni Genovese | N [Vegetarian option available] $ 30.00

Rigatoni cooked with Italian sausage, potato, summer greens, basil pesto, white wine, butter & parmesan.

Add thinly sliced Prosciutto $ 35.50

Risotto Primavera | GF [V, VE, DF option available] $ 30.00

Risotto cooked with pancetta, garlic, onion, roasted peppers, tomato, seasonal greens, butter, parmesan, white wine.

Add chicken $ 35.00

La Camera risotto | GF, N $ 30.00

Risotto of bacon, mushroom, baby spinach, pesto, onion, tomato, parmesan cheese and a touch of cream.

Add chicken $ 35.00

Bowl of chunky chips $ 9.50

Garden salad | GF, DF, V [VE option available] $ 9.50

Salad mix and fresh vegetables with a honey vinaigrette dressing.

Seasonal greens $ 11.00

Please ask your waiter for today's option.

Chickpea Ragù | GF, V [VE option available] $ 11.00

Slow cooked chickpea with onion, garlic, tomato, root vegetables, potato, fresh herbs, smoked paprika, baby spinach & butter.

Insalata Di Cesare $ 22.00

Bacon, anchovy, cold poached egg, croutons and parmesan shavings served with cos lettuce and a traditional dressing.

Add Grilled chicken $ 29.50

Insalata Di Quinoa | DF, V [VE & GF option available] $ 22.00

Quinoa seeds, new season roasted peppers, tomato, marinated eggplant, summer greens, toasted seeds, garlic, salad mix, a touch of honey vinaigrette & balsamic glaze.

Add Grilled chicken $ 29.50

Add Grilled Calamari [Marinated in chilli & garlic] $ 36.00

Chicken Parmigiana $ 29.50

Tender hand crumbed chicken breast prepared with premium ham, napoli sauce, topped with grilled mozzarella served with chips and garden salad.

Cotoletta Di Vitello $ 36.00

Pan-fried herb & spice crumbed veal served with Inzumino di Ceci [Slow cooked chickpea with onion, garlic, tomato, root vegetables, potato, fresh herbs, smoked paprika, baby spinach & butter].

Brasato Di Guanciale Di Manzo | GF $ 37.00

8-hour braised Ox cheek cooked with red wine and root vegetables, garlic, onion, fresh herbs, tomato and mushroom served with roasted polenta & seasonal greens.

Porchetta | GF, C [GF option available] $ 37.00

Rolled & roasted pork belly stuffed with garlic & fresh herbs topped with salsa verde served with slow cooked new season greens with garlic, pancetta, tomato, olives, a hint of…

Eye Fillet $ 43.00

Char-grilled Eye fillet served with veal jus OR mushroom sauce OR salsa verde & your choice of either chips OR garden salad OR seasonal greens.

Garlic & Herb | V, VE, DF $ 9.50

Small

Garlic & Herb | V, VE, DF $ 17.00

Large

Garlic, herb & cheese | V $ 10.00

Small

Garlic, herb & cheese | V $ 19.50

Large

Margherita | V $ 25.50

Classic topping of mozzarella [local and imported], napoli, fresh basil and olive oil.

Vegetale [Vegan option available] | V $ 25.00

Olive, mushroom, marinated zucchini, eggplant, artichoke, napoli, and mozzarella.

Patata $ 27.00

Mozzarella, potato, mushroom, caramelised onion, thinly sliced prosciutto & truffle oil.

Capricciosa $ 26.50

Mozzarella, artichoke, prosciutto, olive, napoli, mushroom and olive oil.

Gustosa $ 26.50

Mozzarella, napoli, Calabrese salami, Italian sausage, caramelised onion and fresh basil.

Finocchiona Piccante | C $ 26.00

Mozzarella, Finocchiona salami, napoli and chilli.

Prosciutto E Rucola | N $ 26.00

Mozzarella, Taleggio, toasted pine nuts, topped with shaved prosciutto, fresh roquette, lightly dressed in olive oil and fresh lemon juice.
(V) Vegetarian  (VE) Vegan  (GF) Gluten free  (DF) Dairy free  (N) Contain nuts  (C) Contain Chilli Patrons with food allergies or dietary requirements, please inform your waiter prior to ordering. Although we will endeavour to accommodate your dietary needs, we cannot guarantee traces of allergens. Unfortunately we do not split bills. All major cards accepted except Diners [AMEX incurs 2.6% surcharge]

Tiramisu $ 13.00

Original Venetian recipe of cream and coffee soaked savoiardi biscuits.

Gelati [2 scoops] $ 9.00

Choice of: Vanilla, Chocolate, Mango

Nutella & Ricotta Cannoli | N $ 11.00

with crushed hazelnuts.

Citrus lemon tart | N $ 13.00

with whipped cream.
GF | Gluten Free,  DF | Dairy Free,  NF | NUT Free,  * Gluten Free option available Dear customers, we do all we can to ensure that gluten free options are available. However, they are prepared in premises where gluten traces are present and may contain traces of gluten or nuts.

Spaghetti Bolognese $ 12.00

Pasta with a traditional rich meat [pork & beef] sauce.

Spaghetti Carbonara $ 12.00

A traditional dish prepared with garlic, bacon and cream.

Chicken & mushroom risotto | GF $ 12.00

Risotto cooked with onion, mushroom & chicken.

Ham & cheese pizza $ 13.00

Mozzarella, ham.
Kids Menu for children under 12 years of age
Please speak to your waiter for any dietary requirements

Chinotto $ 4.00

CAPI Ginger Beer [250 ml] $ 5.00

CAPI Lemonade [250 ml] $ 5.00

CAPI Blood Orange [250 ml] $ 5.00

CAPI Pink Grapefruit [250 ml] $ 5.00

Coca Cola [330 ml] $ 5.00

Coke No Sugar [330 ml] $ 5.00

CAPI Still Water [750 ml] $ 8.00

CAPI Sparkling Water [250 ml] $ 3.50

CAPI Sparkling Water [750 ml] $ 9.00

Lemonade $ 3.90

Lemon Squash $ 3.90

Tonic Water $ 3.90

Soda Water $ 3.90

Dry Ginger Ale $ 3.90

Raspberry Lemonade $ 4.40

Lemon Lime Bitters $ 4.80

Orange $ 5.00

Apple $ 5.00

Pineapple $ 5.00

Blood Orange $ 5.50

Mango Nectar $ 5.50

Black $ 3.80

Espresso, Ristretto, Long Black

White $ 4.00

Latte, Cappuccino, Flat White, Macchiato, Mocha

Chai Latte $ 4.50

Hot Chocolate $ 4.00

Affogato $ 5.00

Espresso with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream

English Breakfast $ 4.00

Chamomile $ 4.00

Peppermint $ 4.00

Earl Grey $ 4.00

Salted Caramel $ 8.50

A pinch of salt together with vanilla ice-cream & caramel.

Vanilla $ 8.50

Classic vanilla syrup & vanilla ice-cream.

Cookies & cream $ 9.00

Oreo cookies & vanilla ice-cream.

Strawberries & cream $ 9.00

Fresh strawberries & whipped cream mixed with vanilla ice-cream.

+ Large $ 0.50

+ Soy milk by BONSOY $ 0.50

+ Almond milk by MILKLAB $ 0.50

Kirin 4.5 % ABV $ 11.00

Schooner

Kirin 4.5 % ABV $ 13.00

Pint

Birra Morreti 4.6 % ABV $ 7.50

Pot

Birra Morreti 4.6 % ABV $ 13.00

Pint

Panhead Pale Ale 4.6 % ABV $ 7.50

Pot

Panhead Pale Ale 4.6 % ABV $ 13.00

Pint

Furphy Ale 4.4 % ABV $ 7.50

Pot

Furphy Ale 4.4 % ABV $ 13.00

Pint

Coopers Premium Light, 2.9% ABV $ 8.50

Victoria Bitter, 4.9% ABV $ 8.50

Asahi Super Dry, 5% ABV $ 10.00

Corona, 4.5% ABV $ 10.00

Crown Lager, 4.9% ABV $ 10.00

James Boags Premium Lager, 4.6% ABV $ 10.00

Heineken, 5% ABV $ 10.00

Peroni Nastro Azzurro, 5.1% ABV $ 10.50

Peroni Rosso, 4.7% ABV $ 10.50

Birra Menabrea, 4.8% ABV $ 11.00

Stone & Wood Pacific Ale, 4.4% ABV $ 11.00

White Rabbit Dark Ale, 4.9% ABV $ 11.00

Somersby Pear Cider, 4.5% ABV $ 10.00

5 Seeds Apple Cider, 5% ABV $ 10.00

Rekorderling Strawberry Lime, 4% ABV $ 11.00

Classic Spritz $ 16.00

Aperol or Campari, Prosecco, soda water, orange slice.

Margarita $ 18.00

Your choice of Classic or Frozen Margarita.

Negroni $ 20.00

Campari, Cinzanno Rosso, Beefeater gin.

Cosmopolitan $ 18.00

House infused citron vodka, fresh lime juice, cranberry.

Amaretto or Whiskey Sour $ 20.00

Disaronno Originale or Wild Turkey Bourbon, fresh lemon juice, egg white.

Classic Gin or Vodka Martini $ 21.00

Tanqueray Gin or Absolut Vodka, Dry Vermouth with a lemon twist or olive.

Cinnamon Espresso Martini $ 20.00

Stolichnaya vodka, Mr. Black cold drip coffee liqueur, fresh espresso, ground cinnamon.

Dark & Stormy $ 20.00

Goslings Black Seal dark rum, Cape ginger beer, bitters, fresh lime.

2017 Jim Barry Wines Mcrae Wood Shiraz, Clare Valley, SA [375 ml] $ 47.50

Darker then the night, black berries, black forest and dark spice, a tight line, coiled tension, the driver is black forestand spice throughout with integrated but youthful tannin line, long…

Stock Level: 5

2014 D’Arenberg ‘The Footbolt’ Shiraz, Mclaren Vale, SA $ 55.00

Rich, full-bodied style with aromas of ripe blackberry and spice that mingle with minty peppery notes. The palate is full-flavoured, supple in texture with a velvety finish.

Stock Level: 4

2016 Moorabbee Road Shiraz, Heathcote, VIC $ 60.00

All spice on the surface, ripe raspberry and white pepper developing after a short time in the glass. A perfect match to any meal, to be enjoyed now, or cellar…

Stock Level: 9

2017 Sally’s Hill Shiraz, Pyrenees, VIC $ 60.00

Delicate rose petal nose with some spice overtones, attar of roses, medium bodied, soft lifted finish with a full and lovely middle palate – a beautiful elegant wine which may…

Stock Level: 8

2017 Greenock Creek Marananga Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA $ 65.00

The ferment is hand plunged three times daily for approximately ten days before being basket pressed into French oak (15-20% new) and two-year-old American oak for three weeks of barrel…

Stock Level: 2

2006 Heathcote Winery ‘Mail Coach’ Shiraz, Heathcote, VIC $ 75.00

The Mail Coach Shiraz has a splash of Viognier to lift the aroma and lengthen the palate. This Shiraz was fined with egg whites and traces may remain.

Stock Level: 4

2015 One Block ‘Yellingbo’ Shiraz, Yarra Valley, VIC $ 78.00

Medium bodied, fragrant and gently spicy wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered and can be enjoyed now and over the next five or so years.

Stock Level: 1

2015 One Block ‘Glory’ Shiraz, Yarra Valley, VIC $ 78.00

This impressive, deeply coloured, medium to full bodied wine has a complex array of dark fruits and spices together with robust, yet balanced tannins.

Stock Level: 1

2017 Two Hands ‘Bella’s Garden’ Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA $ 85.00

Deep notes of blackberry, chocolate, baking spices and smoked meat are complimented by floral top notes of lavender and pot pourri.

Stock Level: 1

2001 Kay Brothers Amery Vineyards Shiraz, MClaren Vale, SA $ 85.00

A full-bodied Shiraz with rich ripe berry fruit flavours, subtle oak and well-balanced lingering finish.

Stock Level: ONE OFF

2012 Smallfry ‘El Grande’ Shiraz, Barossa Valley, SA $ 90.00

The fruit comes from a particular small block of extremely old Shiraz [150-155-year-old circa] The age has integrated the nose of blood plum, dark cherries, and complex woody spice.

Stock Level: 8

2012 Geoff Merrill ‘Reserve’ Shiraz, McLaren Vale, SA $ 95.00

Hints of barnyard then opens with dried herbs & rich ripe fruit. The hints of menthol coming through on the palate are quickly overtaken by fresh fruit and dark chocolate.

Stock Level: 7

2018 Wild Duck Creek Shiraz, Heathcote, VIC $ 90.00

Outstanding power with a long liquorice, ripe black cherry, blackberry, dark plum, smoky vanillin cedar and spicy pepper after taste.

Stock Level: 6

2011 Houghton ‘Gladstones’ Shiraz, Middleswan, WA $ 110.00

Full bodied, rich and savoury, the firm tannin structure and soft acid balance frame a rich mid palate leading to a long and sustained finish.

Stock Level: 4

2014 Mount Pleasant ‘Old Paddock & Old Hill’ Shiraz, Hunter Valley, NSW $ 115.00

A deep, rich Hunter Valley red, you’ll find sweet red and blackberry fruit, with dense oak and chocolate on the long finish. Built to age.

Stock Level: ONE OFF

2016 Wild Duck Creek Estate ‘Springflat’ Shiraz, Heathcote, VIC $ 120.00

Heady aromas of liquorice all sorts, blackberry, and dark plum waft out of the glass with supporting notes of vanillin oak, mocha and spice. Velvet smooth yet structured tannin framework.

Stock Level: ONE OFF

2017 Zonte’s Footstep ‘Violet Beauregard’ Malbec, Clare Valley, SA $ 50.00

Blueberry colour, blueberry aroma - together with classic Malbec mulberry, wild cherries and wafts of violets. The palate is generous and well-structured.

Stock Level: 9

2015 La Atalaya Del Camino, Almansa, Spain $ 65.00

In the region on Almansa, located on calcareous soils 700 and 1000 meters above sea level, these bush vines grow to create this wine that concentrate complexity, structure, intense colour,…

Stock Level: 2

2016 Kay Brothers Amery ‘Basket Pressed’ Merlot, McLaren Vale, SA $ 75.00

Black cherry in colour. A nose of briary fruits, gum leaf and blackberry flavours upfront with a slightly dusty character. The palate is tight and structured with black olives, tobacco,…

Stock Level: 9

2018 Bricco Maiolica Nebbiolo DOC, Diano d’Alba, ITA $ 90.00

Hand-picked with delicate ripe red cherries, spice and earthly tones. Light to medium weight, the palate is generously infused with fresh herbs which are backed by firm rustic tannins and…

Stock Level: 4

2013 Sally’s Paddock, Pyrenees, VIC $ 125.00

Cabernet Sauvignon (35%), Shiraz (40%), Cabernet Franc (20%), Merlot and Malbec (5%) Balanced flavours across the palate of savoury spices, dense cedary black fruit. Intense earthy characters are overlaid with…

Stock Level: 4

Stock levels and prices are subject to change

Di Giorgio Shiraz, Limestone Coast, SA

Glass | $ 12.00 Bottle | $ 58.00

Tar & Roses Shiraz, Heathcote, VIC

Glass | $ 12.00 Bottle | $ 58.00

Thorne-Clarke 'Sandpiper' Merlot, Barossa Valley, SA

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Vigna Stefani Pinot Noir, Yarra Valley, VIC

Glass | $ 12.00 Bottle | $ 58.00

Maggie May Rosé, Heathcote, VIC

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Greystone Rosé, North Canterbury, NZ

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Querceto Chianti DOCG, Toscana, ITA

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Schwarz GSM [Grenache, Shiraz, Mataro], Barossa Valley, SA

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Fat Sparrow Sangiovese, Heathcote, VIC

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Totara Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ

Glass | $ 12.00 Bottle | $ 58.00

Craggy Range 'Te Muna' Sauvignon Blanc, Martinborough, NZ

Bottle | $ 65.00

Rochford Latitude Chardonnay, Yarra Valley, VIC

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

See Saw Pinot Gris, Orange, NSW

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Villa Chiopris Pinot Grigio DOC, Fruili, ITA

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Wicks Estate Riesling, Adelaide Hills, SA

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Frogmore Riesling, Coal River, TAS

Bottle | $ 62.00

Elio Perrone Sourgal Moscato D'Asti DOCG, Puglia, ITA

Glass | $ 12.00 Bottle | $ 58.00

Better Half Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot, Yarra Valley, VIC

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

Astoria Prosecco, Treviso, ITA

Glass | $ 11.00 Bottle | $ 53.00

42 Degrees South Premier Cuvée, Coal River, TAS

Glass | $ 12.00 Bottle | $ 58.00

Springseed 'Wanderer' Sparkling Red, McLaren Vale, SA

Bottle | $ 53.00

Col Vetoraz Valdobbiadene Prosecco DOCG, Veneto, ITA

Bottle | $ 77.00

Aperol $ 10.00

Campari $ 10.00

Kahlua $ 10.00

Cointreau $ 10.00

Frangelico $ 10.00

Southern Comfort $ 10.00

Midori $ 10.00

Mr. Black coffee liqueur $ 11.00

Stolichnaya $ 10.00

Absolut $ 11.00

Belvedere $ 13.00

Grey Goose $ 13.00

Bacardi $ 10.00

Bundaberg $ 10.00

Malibu $ 10.00

Goslings Black $ 11.00

Sailor Jerry $ 11.00

Galliano Sambuca White $ 10.00

Galliano Sambuca Black $ 10.00

Galliano Vanilla $ 10.00

Amaro Averna $ 11.00

Amaro Montenegro $ 11.00

Johnnie Walker Red $ 10.00

Jameson $ 11.00

Jack Daniels $ 11.00

Canadian Club $ 11.00

Jim Beam $ 10.00

Johnnie Walker Black $ 11.00

Maker's Mark $ 11.00

Wild Turkey $ 11.00

Glenfiddich Single Malt 12 y.o $ 13.00

Laphroaig Single Malt 10 y.o $ 15.00

Beefeater London Dry $ 10.00

Tanqueray $ 11.00

Hendrick's $ 12.00

Jose Cuervo Especial $ 10.00

Espolon Tequila Bianco $ 10.50

Espolon Tequila Reposado $ 10.50

23rd St Not your Nanna’s Brandy $ 10.00

Hennessy V.S. Cognac $ 13.00