Cucina Vivo

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Overview

Simple Italian flavours, done exceptionally well

Italian cuisine is defined by its generosity of spirit, and at Cucina Vivo, that’s exactly what you can expect to enjoy. Inspired by the cliff-top restaurants of the Amalfi Coast, Cucina Vivo serves up authentic Italian favourites and inspired new classics – all in a cheerful, relaxed setting overlooking the pristine tropical pool. 

 

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Menu

The Star Club Member discounts apply. Menu is subject to availability and change. Please be aware that our products either contain or are produced in kitchens which contain and / or use allergens. For allergen free options, please speak with your waitperson. 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. A 0.8% service fee will apply to all Visa, Mastercard, and American Express transactions. A 1.34% service fee will apply to all Alipay and WeChat Pay transactions. A 1.85% service fee will apply to all UnionPay transactions.

SHARE MENU

Share Menu $65

Share menu to apply to the whole table as it is shared


ANTIPASTI

Focaccia Romana

    Crispy thin pizza base topped with rosemary, extra virgin garlic olive oil, sea salt

 

Antipasto del Salumiere
Chef’s selection of salumi, woodfired vegetables, mixed olives, buffalo mozzarella and
focaccia bread    

 

Insalata Caprese

Variety of heirloom cherry tomatoes, burrata, basil and balsamic reduction

 

Calamari Fritti
Lightly fried, served with herb aioli and parsley   

 

PIATTI FORTI

Tagliata

300g Scotch fillet, rocket, aged parmesan, aged balsamic 

 

Capricciosa

Gilly’s ham, tomato, fior de latte, olives, mushrooms

 

Spaghetti Amatriciana

Pan fried Guancialle, garlic, chilli, heirloom tomatoes, Napoli sauce and pecorino romano
 

DOLCI
Sapori d´Italia

An assorted variety of three small desserts and two gelati

DEGUSTAZIONE

$75.00 Food

- $115.00 with Wine Pairings -

Degustation menu will apply to the whole table as it is shared style

 

- NV La Gioiosa Prosecco (150ml), Veneto, Italy -


ANTIPASTI

Margarita a Pizzette
Panzanella Heirloom tomatoes, croutons, basil, kalamata olives, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic glaze

Calamari Fritti
Lightly fried Southern calamari, lemon, herb aioli

 

- Allegrini Pinot Grigio (150ml), Veneto, Italy -

 

SECONDI

Campanelle Alla Granchio

Spanner crab, garlic, creamy mascarpone sauce

Manzo
300g Stanbroke scotch fillet, confit King brown mushrooms, masala wine jus, pangrattato

Carota
Roasted baby carrots, pumpkin seed

 

- Poliziano Chianti (150ml), Tuscany, Italy -


DOLCI
Tiramisu House made savoiardi, mascarpone diplomat crème, Montenegro, orange, coffee

 

- Limoncello -

OSTRICHE (Oysters)

AOC Natural oyster $5ea
Prosecco granita $5ea
Kilpatrick $5ea
ANTIPASTI (Starters)

Olives Warm marinated Sicilian olives

$9
Bruschetta Heritage tomatoes, Vanella buffalo mozarella, aged balsamic, focaccia

$19

 

Antipasto Del Salumiere Chef's selection of salumi, woodfired vegetables, buffalo mozzarella and woodfired focaccia

$30

Calamari Fritti Lightly fried Southern calamari, lemon, herb aioli

$19

Arancini Mushroom, parmesan, herb mayo $15
PIZZA FORNO A LEGNA (Woodfired Oven Pizza)


 

Focaccia Romana Crispy thin pizza base topped with rosemary, extra virgin garlic olive oil, sea salt $10
Capricciosa Gilly’s ham, tomato, fior de latte, olives, mushrooms $24
Prosciutto Buffalo mozzarella, cherry tomato, basil, prosciutto San Daniele, rocket, tomato $28
Margherita Tomato, basil, fior de latte, extra virgin olive oil             $21
Diavola Tomato, fior de latte, hot salami, red onion, oregano $28
Gamberetto Mooloolaba prawns, fior de latte, zucchini pesto, heirloom tomato $31
Gluten free bases (Calzone not available) $3
Wholemeal flour pizza base  
PASTA FATTA IN CASA (Homemade Pasta)

Maltagliati Australian Bay Bug, bisque, Ayruga, heirloom tomato $42
Spaghetti Carbonara Artisanal hand-selected Italian spaghetti, guanciale, thyme, egg yolk $27

Gnocchi e Funghi Byron Bay gourmet mushrooms, truffle pecorino                        

$32

Casarecce Bolognaise 30 hour ragu, pecorino sauce   

$28

Pappardelle D'anatra Maremma confit duck, squash, pine nuts, duck sauce

$34
PIATTI FORTI (Main Courses)

Scaloppine Di Vitello Northern Rivers veal, creamy marsala, forest mushrooms, silverbeet, broccolini $40
Pesce Del Giorno Fish of the day M.P.
Agnello Milly Hill lamb rack, pea purée, tarragon mayonnaise, confit potato, seeded mustard jus $49
ALLA GRIGLIA (From our Charcoal Grill)

Tagliata 500g 72-day dry aged Stanbroke stirloin on the bone, rocket, aged balsamic, aged parmesan $60
Manzo 300g Stanbroke scotch fillet, house made arrabbiata, marinated cheese $40
CONTORNI (Sides)

Asparagi Morning Peninsula asparagus, truffle butter, pecorino $9
Broccoli Broccolini, mascarpone, lemon $9
Patatine Fritte Skin on fries, herb aioli $9
Insalata di Rucola Rocket, parmigiano, pear and balsamic reduction $9
DOLCI (Desserts)

Gelati Choose three flavours from our variety of gelati GF NF $12
Tiramisu House made savoardi, mascarpone diplomat crème, Montenegro, orange, coffee $15
Cannoli Whipped ricotta, Nutella, chocolate flakes $15
Bellini Brulee Textures of peach and prosecco, served table side with a prosecco snow $15
Nutella Stella Pizza custard base, Nutella, strawberry $18
Folleto Buoni (GF) Warm Valrhona chocolate and nut brownie, fig, buttermilk sorbet, chocolate sauce $19
SAPORI D'ITALIA Assorted variety of small desserts and gelati $30

GF – Gluten Free                    

CN – Contains Nuts

BIMBI (Children)

Special 2-course set menu.

Kids can choose one main meal, one dessert and a soft drink or juice.

Special 2-course set menu. Kids can choose one main meal, one dessert and a soft drink or juice. 

 

Pizza Hawaii Ham and Pinapple $10
Pizza Margherita Pomodoro sauce, mozzarella $10
Manzo Steak with chips and vegies $12
Pesce e Patatine Fritti Battered fish, chips and salad $12
Spaghetti Bolognese Traditional meat ragout $12
Frutta Seasonal fruit salad $8
Gelato Cucina Vivo ice cream sundae $10

 

The Star Club Member discounts apply. Menu is subject to availability and change. Please be aware that our products either contain or are produced in kitchens which contain and / or use allergens. For allergen free options, please speak with your waitperson. 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. A 1% service fee will apply to all credit card transactions

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The Star Club Member discounts apply. Menu is subject to availablity and change. Please be aware that our products either contian or are produced in kitchens which contain and / or use allergens. For allergen free options, please speak with your waitperson. 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. A 1% service fee will apply to all credit card transactions. 

Menu

Functions

Awards

Australia's Wine List of The Year Awards 
2020 - Cucina Vivo - Two Glasses
Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering Host Plus Awards for Excellence
2020 - Best Italian Restaurant - QLD & NT -  FINALIST
2019 - Best Italian Restaurant - QLD & NT -  FINALIST
2018 - Best Italian Restaurant - QLD & NT - WINNER
2018 - Italian Restaurant - Informal - Australia  - BRONZE

Contact & Opening Hours

LOCATION

Lobby Level

The Star Gold Coast

HOURS OF OPERATION

Open

Wednesday - Sunday 5:30pm - late

Closed

Monday - Tuesday

ENQUIRIES

07 5592 8757