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.

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
To share

 

MARGARITA PIZZETTE

 

SAN DANIELLE PROSCIUTTO

Rocket, pear, balsamic reduction

 

CALAMARI FRITTI
Lightly fried Southern calamari, lemon, herb aioli

 

 

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

 

SECONDI
To share

 

PASTA ALLA NORMA
Linguine, eggplant, tomato, ricotta, basil

 

MANZO
300g Stanbroke scotch fillet, salsa verde, confit potato

 

CAROTA
Roasted baby carrots, pumpkin seed

 

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

 

DOLCI

 

TIRAMISU

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

 

- Limoncello -

FAVOURITES SET MENU

$65.00 Food

- $105.00 with Wine Pairings -

Menu will apply to the whole table

 

ANTIPASTI
To share

 

ANTIPASTO DEL SALUMIERE

Chef’s selection of salumi, woodfired vegetables, focaccia

 

- NV La Gioiosa Prosecco, Veneto, Italy -

 

SECONDI
Choose between

 

CALAMARI FRITTI

Lightly fried Southern calamari, lemon, herb aioli

 

- Catalina Sounds, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ -

 

OR

 

BRUSCHETTA

Heritage tomatoes, Vanella stracciatella,aged balsamic, focaccia             

 

- Domaine Aix Rose, Provence, France -

 

MAIN COURSE

Choose between

 

SCALOPPINE DI VITELLO

Northern Rivers veal, creamy marsala, forest mushrooms, broccolini, silver beet  

 

- Poliziano Chianti, Tuscany, Italy -

 

OR

 

MALTAGLIATI

Australian Bay Bug, bisque, Avruga, heirloom tomato 

 

- Oakridge Over The Shoulder, Chardonnay (150ml), Yarra Valley, Victoria -

 

DOLCI

To share

 

SAPORI D’ITALIA

Assorted variety of small desserts and gelati

 

- Fashion Victim Moscato, Veneto, Italy -

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 Bolognaise, asiago, Napoli, parmesan $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

BEVERAGE MENU

BEER
Tap
Birra Moretti
James Squires 150 Lashes
 
Bottled
Peroni Nastro Azzuro
Balter XPA
James Boags Premium Light
Corona
 
COCKTAILS
Rosa Spritz Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz gin, lemon, rose, soda, Mrs Wigley Granache Rose
Passion Spritz Ketel One, sauvignon blanc, passionfruit, soda
Aperol Spritz Aperol, prosecco, soda
Fino Negroni Tanquery London Dry Gin, Campari, Unico Zelo, vermouth, Fino Shery
Vivo Old Fashioned Ron Zacapa 23 Rum, lemon tincture, dark sugar, Amaro
Amalfi Crush Disarono, Amaro, macadamia Orgeat, lemon, mint
 
SPARKLING
NV La Gioiosa Prosecco, Veneto, IT
NV Domaine Chandon Sparkling Brut, Yarra
NV Moet & Chandon Epernay, FR
NV Veuve Clicquot Yellow Reims, FR
 
WHITE
2018 Corte Giara Pinot Grigio, Veneto Italy
2017 Woodbrook Lot Chardonnay, Central Ranges, NSW
2019 Ad Hoc Wallflower Great Southern, WA
2019 Catalina Sounds Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ
2018 Devils Lair Chardonnay, Margaret River, WA
2019 Villa Trasqua Vermintino, Tuscany, IT
NV Astoria Fashion Victim Moscato, Treviso, IT
2019 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ
2018 Shaw & Smith Adelaide Hills, SA
2018 Penfolds Bin 311 Multi-Regional
 
ROSE
2018 Domaine Aix Cote De Provence, FR
2019 Trediberri Piedont, IT
 
RED
2017 Lamura Nero d'Avola, Sicily, IT
2017 Argento Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
2017 Poliziano Chianti, Tuscany, IT
2015 Henschke Grenache, Barossa, SA
2018 Joseph Chromy Pinot Noir, Bay of Fires, TAS
2017 Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz, Barossa, SA
2017 ATA Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir, Martinborough, NZ
2017 Taltarni Estate Carbernet Sauvignon, Pyrenees, VIC
2017 Snake and Herring Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, WA

 

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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

Awards

AWARDS

Savour Australia™ Restaurant & Catering Host Plus Awards for Excellence
2019 - Best Italian Restaurant - QLD & NT -  FINALIST
2018 - Best Italian Restaurant - QLD & NT - WINNER
2018 - Italian Restaurant - Informal - Australia  - BRONZE

Contact

LOCATION

Lobby Level

The Star Gold Coast

HOURS OF OPERATION

Open

Wednesday - Sunday 5:30pm - late

Closed

Monday - Tuesday

ENQUIRIES

07 5592 8757