Event Menu

Due to a high volume of business we are running a smaller version of our a la carte menu. Our full menu will be back tomorrow.

Please note our dishes may contain the following allergens, including but not limited to: Nuts, soy, mustard, fish, wheat egg and shellfish. Partially cooked items such as rare steaks are consumed at the customers own risk.


Calamari Fritti £9.95 Deep fried squid in butter with lemon 
Insalata Caprese (V) £8.95 Fresh buffalo mozzarela with tomato, basil & oil 
Antipasto Misto Prosciuttor £9.95 cured salami, olives and roasted pepper
Prosciutto e Melone Prosciutto £9.95 with fresh melon 
Funghi alla Mimi e Coco Mushrooms £9.25 & spicy sausage in a creamy sauce
Penne Arrabiatta (V) £9.95 Pasta tubes tossed in tomato sauce with chilli & basil 
Zuppa Italiana (V) £7.95 Home made soup
Cocktail di Gamberetti £8.95 Norwegian prawns in marie rose sauce 
Polpette della Casa £9.45 Italian meatballs in garlic, basil and tomato sauce
Cozze Marinara Mussels £9.95 in white wine sauce or spicy tomato sauce 

Breads and Sides

Bruschetta al Pomodoro £4.95 Toasted Italian breads with tomato & garlic 
Pane Fresco £3.95 Fresh Bread 
Pane all’aglio £4.25 Garlic Bread 
Pane all’aglio e Mozzarella £4.95 Garlic bread with cheese 
Patate al Burro £4.55 Roasted potatoes with rosemary and butter 
Funghi al Burro £4.55 Sautéed mushrooms with garlic butter 
Patate Fritte £4.55  Chips
Insalata Della Casa £5.50 Mixed salad leaves with cherry tomatoes 
Pomodoro e Cipolla £5.50 Juicy beef tomatoes with sweet onions
Verdure alla Rustica £5.95 Marinated roasted peppers and courgettes


Select your favourite pasta from Spaghetti, Fettuccine or Penne and then choose a sauce from our selection of Italian favourites.

Bolognese Prime £14.95 Minced beef and pork, ripe tomatoes and garlic
Arrabbiata (V) £13.55 Fresh basil, tomatoes, chilli and garlic 
Matribologna Smoked £14.35 Bacon in a tomato, spring onion and meat sauce
Specialita’ Di Giovanni £14.95 A creamy wine sauce with ham and mushrooms 
Carbonara Piedmontaise £14.55 Sauce with bacon in a creamy egg yolk sauce 
Alla Marinara £16.50 Tomato sauce with squid, mussels, clams and prawns 

Pasta Special

Spezzatino £18.95 Pasta quills with fillet steak pieces in garlic, mushroom & tomato 
Lasagna £14.55 Layers of pasta filled with minced beef & tomato sauce
Fettucine £13.95 alla Crema e Funghi Fettucine  in a mushroom cream sauce 
Ravioli £14.95 Ravioli pasta filled with spinach and ricotta cheese
Penne Vodka Salmon £16.95 Salmon in a bechamel & vodka sauce


Risotto Modo Nostro £14.95 Arborio rice with peppers & bacon in a spicy sauce
Risotto alla Marinara £16.95 Arborio rice with seafood in garlic & tomato sauce

Fish & Poultry

Spaghetti Tiger Prawns £19.50 Chilli prawns in parsley, garlic, oil & tomatoes
Branzino alla Livornese £22.95 Fillet of sea bass with onion, olives & tomatoes
Salmone Alla Regina £19.95 Salmon dressed in a prawn and tomato sauce
Pollo al Pepe Nero £16.95 Chicken supreme in a pepper & brandy cream sauce 
Pollo alla Cacciatore £16.95 Chicken with mushrooms, black olives & herbs

Veal & Beef

Vitello alla Giovanni £18.50 Veal sauteéd in cream, wine, mushrooms & bacon 
Vitello alla Parmigiana £18.50 Veal with tomato sauce & mozzarella cheese
Agnello al Forno £20.55 Welsh lamb shank in a red wine and vegetable stew
Bistecca al Barolo £23.95  Beef sirloin steak in a red wine sauce
Fillet Steak £29.50 8oz Welsh Fillet Steak 
Veal Cutlet £22.00 Veal cutlet on the bone 

Choose from

Al Pepe Nero Sauce (Peppercorn, mushroom, mustard and brandy cream)
Alla Pizzaiola (Oregano, cracked peppercorns, roast garlic, olives & chilli) or
Tradizionale (Simply grilled, garnished with mushrooms and tomatoes)
Cacciatore Sauce (Mushroom, black olive & herbs of the game season)

White Wine

Della Casa House White £17.95
(S) £5.95 (L) £7.95

Pinot Grigio £25.95 The best Italy's white of Burgundy, dry, and with a crisp, rich fruit structure.

Pinot Grigio £6.95 (S)
Pinot Grigio £9.95 (L)

Frascati £24.95 A full flavoured medium dry white with bags of ripe fruit and intense. 

Chardonnay £24.95 Probably our best version of this noble grape from northern Italy with a fine smooth rich fruit flavour and refreshing taste on the palate.

Verdicchio £24.45 A fresh clean dry style with a hint of nuts and rich aroma.

Savignon Blanc £22.95 Wine with aromas of white flowers mixed with citrus, herbs and green peppers.

Sancerre £36.95 White Wine from the Loire Valley with it’s typical gooseberry flavour and herbaceous aromas. 

Rosé Wine

Della Casa House Rose' £17.95 Bottle 
Easy drinking rose' very pale brick red with a subtle aroma and dry medium flavour.
(S) £5.95  (L) £7.95

Pinot Grigio Rose' £25.95
Touch of Pinot Noir adds depth to a light refreshing style with cherry and Summer fruit flavours.

Pinot Grigio  (S) £6.95 
Pinot Grigio  (L) £9.95 

Red Wine

Della Casa House Red £17.95 Bottle
(S) £5.95 (L) £7.95

Amarone £69.95 A full bodied Italian wine from Verona, excellent with meat dishes.

Chianti Classico £28.95 A rich vibrant fruit character with hints of cherry, plum and a full floral bouquet. (L) £10.95  

Valpolicella £26.95 
Probably Italy's best seller, easy, yet soft and well balanced on the palate.

Merlot £24.95 Bottle (L) £9.95
Spicy red cherry aromas lead to ripe cherry and berry flavors with toasty oak, spice and vanilla notes.

Montepulciano D'Abruzzo £25.95
One of Italy's best known red grapes.

Primitivo £26.95 
Red tending, light aroma and distinctive, pleasant, full, harmonious, tending to velvety with age.


Prosecco £30.95 
A light dry fizzy wine with refreshing zest finish.

Giovanni's House Champagne £37.95 
A stylish champagne.

Moët & Chandon £89.00 
A stylish champagne known for its lighter flowery elegance.

Moët & Chandon Rose' £95.00 
A beautiful fruity pink champagne with distinctive flowers aromas.

Laurant Perrier Rose' £125.00 
A beautiful pink champagne.

Dom Perignon £295.00 
The best of France's classic champagne

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In Park Place: 02920 226299

On They Hayes: 02920 220077

Visiting Us

Giovanni's On the Hayes (38)
Cardiff, CF10 1AJ

029 20 220077

Giovanni's In Park Place (8)
Cardiff, CF10 3DP

029 20 226299

Head Office
10-11 Mill Lane
Cardiff, CF10 1FL

02920 678707

The Hayes

Monday to Thursday
12pm 3pm
then 5pm till 11pm last orders
Friday to Sunday
Open all day 12pm to 11pm last orders

In Park Place

Monday to Thursday
12pm 3pm
then 5pm till 11pm last orders
Friday to Saturday
Open all day 12pm to 10.30pm last orders