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Balla's Functions Menu

Balla Functions Menu

Balla Menu

Balla Menu

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At Balla we make everything in-house using mainly organic ingredients, sustainable seafood and free range meats. The majority of our dishes are gluten free and can be adapted to any kind of dietary requirement. There’s something for everyone at Balla.

ANTIPASTI - BEFORE THE MEAL

Oysters shucked to order and served natural with lemon

 
Individual 4
Half Dozen 22.5
Dozen 42

Salumi cured meats 50g, servied with Balla grissini

 
Prosciutto di Parma 24 months | House-cured Bresaola | Soppressa | Cacciatore | Piccante | Mortadella | Pancetta 9
Zucchini flowers baked with buffalo mozzarella, truffle pecorino, macadamia 19
Pork belly sliced and wood-grilled with shaved fennel, shallots, pork crackling 20
Crudo hiramasa kingfish, grilled zucchini, burrata, toasted hazelnut 21
Carpaccio thinly sliced grass-fed beef with Reggiano, chiodini mushrooms, asparagus and mustard dressing 22
Calamari eggplant caviar, semi dried tomato and basil 22

PASTE E RISOTTO – FIRST COURSES

ENTRÉE SIZE

Potato gnocchi with traditional chicken ragu, pecorino Romano 26
Ravioli of roasted eggplant, almond pesto trapanese and house-dried ricotta 26
Baked rigatoni zucchini, buffalo mozzarella, crispy prosciutto  27
Spaghetti made of egg pasta, with spanner crab, cherry tomato and garlic 28
Risotto organic "Acquerello" ice, wild prawns, saffron and zucchini flower 28

 

SECONDI – SECOND COURSES

Octopus chick pea, red vein sorrel, spicy 'nduja dressing 38
Yellow fin tuna herb crusted, cannellini bean, grilled shallots 41
Duck breast carrot and fennel seeds puree, sauteed chicory 42
Whole snapper oven baked with cherry tomato, vongole, basil "in guazzetto" 44
Wagyu sirloin 250g MBS 8, balsamic onion, mustard mixed leaves 47

DALLA GRIGLIA - TO SHARE FOR TWO

Chicken cooked whole and served off the bone with spicy roasted tomato sauce 76
T-Bone 800g grass fed beef steak Florentine style with rosemary oil 78
- allow 30 mins for MR cooking  
Yamba prawns ox heart tomato, spring onion and fresh oregano leaves   48
individual
  92
to share
Rack of lamb 700g cooked whole and served with salsa verde 84

 

CONTORNI - SIDE DISHES

Roasted beetroots, goat's cheese and toasted pistachio 12
Ox heart tomatoes salad, red onions and fresh oregano 12
Fried rosemary potatoes 10
Green beans, white onion soffritto dressing 11
Mix leaves salad with honey vinegar and extra virgin olive oil 10
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options.

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at Balla. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 
Vegetarian

ANTIPASTI – BEFORE THE MEAL

Cecina baked chick pea tart with shaved pecorino 12
Roasted beetroot with goats cheese and toasted pistachio 12
Burrata heirloom tomato salad, almond pesto and basil 18

PASTE – FIRST COURSES

Gnocchi with cherry tomato, basil and buffalo mozzarella 26
Baked rigatoni asparagus, buffalo mozzarella and Reggiano 26
Tagliatelle with butter and truffle pecorino 26

 

SECONDI – SECOND COURSES

Zucchini flowers baked with buffalo ricotta, pea leave and macadamia crumbs 27.5
Frittata of free range eggs with zucchini, white onion and pecorino Romano 26
Risotto organic “Acquerello” rice, saffron, Reggiano, zucchini flower 28

CONTORNI – SIDE DISHES

Roasted rosemary potatoes 10
Mix leaves salad with honey vinegar 10
Green beans, spring onion soffritto, honey vinegar dressing 11
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options. 

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at Balla. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 
Desserts, Cheeses and Wines

DOLCI

Tasting plate - tiramisu’, cannoli, meringue and gelato or sorbet 25
Vegan cherry mousse, cherry sorbet, almond chocolate crunch 14
Baked meringue, blueberry, lemon curd 14
Rhum babà, bergamote cream, strawberry 14
Cannoli, Sicilian sweet pastry filled with ricotta, chocolate and pistachio 14
Tiramisu’, savoiardi biscuits dipped in coffee with mascarpone cream 14
Gelato and sorbet, selection of 3 scoops churned in house 12
Affogato vanilla ice cream, coffee and Frangelico 16
With Glenmorangie Signet 18.5

FORMAGGI

Per 40g served with seasonal fruits and walnut bread

Single serve  8  |  Selection of three  20  |   Selection of five  30

La Tur soft blend of cow’s, goat’s and sheep’s milk served with pear mustard (Piedmont)  
Montasio DOP semi-hard cow’s milk, 15 months matured served with house made chilli jam (Veneto)  
Gorgonzola dolce DOP soft blue veined cow’s milk with balsamic cherries (Lombardy)  
Pecorino al tartufo semi-hard raw sheep’s milk with black truffle, served with apple honey (Sardinia)  
Capra in foglia di noce semi-hard goat’s milk wrapped and matured in walnut leaves with Zibibbo reduction (Veneto)  

 

DESSERT COCKTAILS

Chocolate espresso martini Absolut vanilla, Kahlua, Cacao Liqueur, Coffee 18
Tolberone Frangelico, Kahlua, Baileys, Cream and Chocolate 19
Alexander Remy Martin Cognac, Creme de Cacao, Cream  18

AMARI

Enjoy our selection of Bitters Neat or on the Rocks with Orange Peel Flame

Cynar Artichoke liqueur, Italy 8
Fernet Branca Herbal liqueur, Italy 9
Amaro Nonino Herbal liqueur, Italy 12
Vernelli Amaro di Erbe Tonico Digestivo Herbal liqueur, Italy 13

GRAPPA

Fragrant grape based spirits from Italy 

Questa E’ Vera Demin Prosecco 16
Nonino II Moscato 12

 

LIQUEUR

Sambuca Strega 9
Limoncello 9
Viciola sour cherry liquor, Infusi dell’Eremo  (Port style) 14

CAFFÈ - TÈ

Served with home made biscotti 5
Coffee organic selection from Vittoria  
Tea English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Peppermint, Camomile, China Yin Zhen “Silver Needles” (white), China Sencha (green), Darjeeling “Margaret’s Hope” (black), Superior Keemun (black), Assam( black), Ceylon Highgrown (black)  
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options. 

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at Balla. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 

 

 

Seafood Lunch
Seafood lunch menu is a popular lunch special at Balla.

The menu features a delectable menu of the highest quality Italian cuisine has been created for the Sydney dining crowd.

Additional entree course for $10

Octopus and potato crispy celery, olive and caper dressing  
Baccalà cooked in fresh tomato, white onion and chilli, ciabatta crouton  

Main course for $30

Cannelloni wild prawn, ricotta and zucchini    
Market catch wood-grilled fish of the day  

Additional dessert course for $10

Vanilla pannacotta apricot and mint  
Roasted peach fiordilatte icecream, cherry syrup and toasted almond     
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options. 

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at Balla. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday Lunch

Oysters, Salumi & Prosciutto

Oysters shucked to order and served natural with lemon  
Individual 4
22 ½ 22
42 doz 42
Salumi cured meats 50g, served with Balla grissini 9
Prosciutto di Parma 24 months | House-cured Bresaola | Soppressa | Cacciatore | Piccante | Mortadella | Pancetta  

ANTIPASTI – before the meal

Zucchini flowers baked with buffalo mozzarella, truffle pecorino, macadamia  19
Crudo hiramasa kingfish, grilled zucchini, burrata, toasted hazelnut  21
Calamari eggplant caviar, semi dried tomato and basil 22

 

PASTE e RISOTTO – first courses

ENTRÉE SIZE

Potato gnocchi with traditional chicken ragù, pecorino Romano 25
Ravioli of roasted eggplant, almond pesto trapanese and house-dried ricotta 26
Spaghetti made of egg pasta, with spanner crab, cherry tomato and garlic 28

 

SECONDI – second courses

Yellow fin tuna herb crusted, cannellini bean, grilled shallots 41
Whole snapper oven baked with cherry tomato, vongole, basil “in guazzetto” 44
Wagyu sirloin 250g MBS 8, balsamic onion, mustard mixed leaves 47

 

DALLA GRIGLIA

TO SHARE FOR TWO FROM OUR WOODFIRED GRILL

T-Bone 800g grass fed beef steak Florentine style with rosemary oil 78
allow 30 mins for MR cooking   
Yamba prawns ox heart tomato, spring onion and fresh oregano leaves  
Individual serve 48
2 perople 92

 

CONTORNI – side dishes

Roasted beetroots, goat’s cheese and toasted pistachio 12
Fried rosemary potatoes 10
Mix leaves salad with honey vinegar and extra virgin olive oil 10

 

Lobster & Bubbles $65

Fresh tagliatelle rolled in house, and a whole lobster tossed in a classic cherry tomato and basil salsa, matched with a glass of italian bubbles   
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options. 

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at BLACK Bar & Grill. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 

 

Pre-Theatre Menu

Check out Balla's pre-theatre menu and enjoy a delicious Italian meal before your show (available for evening sessions).​​​

 

2 courses $55 | 3 courses $60

Burrata heirloom tomato salad, almond pesto, basil oil   

Pork terrine served with pickled vegetables, horseradish cream

 

Cone Bay barramundi pan fried fillet, baby fennel and orange salad

 

Lamb rump wood-grilled, green pea and mint, smoked ham

 

Brûlée coffee infused, hazelnut sponge and raspberry

 

Ricotta tart served with macerated cherry

 
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options. 

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at BLACK Bar & Grill. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 

 

Available 5.30pm through to 7pm
Cocktails, Aperitivi and Bar Food

APERITIVI

Campari & Tonic Campari and Fever Tree tonic 12
Aperol Spritz Prosecco, Aperol and Soda 16
Negroni Bulldog gin, Campari and Cinzano Rosso  18
Ruby Red Fizz Aperol, pink grapefruit and chamomile tea    12
Americano Campari, Cinzano Rosso and soda 16
Aperol Sour Aperol, fresh lemon, sugar and egg white    15

 

BAR FOOD

Roasted mixed nuts 6
Marinated olives with rosemary focaccia 9
Oysters “shucked to order” with eschallot and red vinegar 4
Beetroot chips with goat's curd and vincotto 10
Black Angus beef skewers marinated in balsamic 12
Cecina (chickpea tart) with shaved pecorino 12
Crispy chicken nuggets “cacciatora style” 12
Fried calamari, prawns and whitebait with lemon and chilli 14
Arancini with veal ragu and buffalo mozzarella (3 per serve) 14

 

COCKTAILS

Giacomo Balla | The father of futurist cocktails  
Fiorente elderflower and cranberry, served straight up Cosmopolitan style 17
Marinetti | A poetic marriage of flavours  
Old fashioned style with Zacapa 23 rum, Cocchi vermouth, Angostura bitters and honey 19
Puccini | A brilliant symphony  
Sailor Jerry spiced rum, Disaronno Amaretto, mango and fresh lime 18
Vivaldi | Music to your ears  
Ketel One vodka, Pama pomegranate, lychee syrup and pomegranate 19
Da Vinci | The Italian master himself  
Tanqueray gin, Montenegro, mandarin, fresh lime and mint served on ice 19
Botticelli | Straight from the artistic golden era  
Ketel One vodka, peach Schnapps, passion fruit, lemon and egg white 17
Giotto | A Margarita Renaissance!  
Sesión tequila reposado, Cointreau, pineapple, fresh lime and cinnamon 19
Michelangelo | Sculpted to perfection  
Jameson Irish whisky, Cappellano Barolo chinato, sencha green tea, honey and lemon 18

BEERS

Moretti Lager 10
Menabrea Lager 12
Coopers Pale Ale 10
Magalotti Double Malt 18.5
James Boag’s Light 8

SPARKLING

Prosecco Borgo Molino Glass 12 | Bottle 55
NV Il Mosnel Franciacorta Glass 24 | Bottle 134
Champagne Moet & Chandon NV Glass 26 | Bottle 140
Moscato Il Giai L’Armangia Glass 16 | Bottle 65

WHITES

Sauvignon Blanc Fiegl Villa Dugo Glass 12 | Bottle 55
Ribolla Gialla Fiegl “orange wine” Glass 14 | Bottle 68
Soave Filippi Castelcerino Glass 15 | Bottle 69
Pinot Grigio Grace T’Gallant Glass 16.5 | Bottle 77
Chardonnay Pomino Bianco Glass 16 | Bottle 70
Riesling Place in Time Glass 19 | Bottle 89

 

ROSE

Monrose Mamete Prevostini Glass 16.5 | Bottle 75

 

REDS

Grenache Bugalugs Tim Smith Glass 12 | Bottle 55
Montepulciano d’Abruzzo Frentana Glass 16 | Bottle 75
“Shiraz Style” Carignano Giba Glass 18 | Bottle 86
“Cab Sav. Style” Aglianico Synthesy Glass 17 | Bottle 84
“Pinot Noir Style” Pra Valpolicella Glass 19 | Bottle 90
“Merlot blend” 1.5 Leopold Cuvee Rouge Glass 20 | Bottle 175
Torbreck “The Struie” Shiraz 26 Bottle 125
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options. 

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at Balla. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 
For Groups
Please note, group menus are for bookings of 12 or more people. To enquire about a large party reservation please contact: Star.FBGroupReservations@Star.com.au

IN SEASON

$85 per person - 3 courses

($130pp inclusive of 2 hours beverage package)

PRIMI – Please choose one dish  
Zucchini Flowers baked with buffalo mozzarella, truffle pecorino, macadamia  
Crudo hiramasa kingfish, grilled zucchini, burrata, toasted hazelnut  
Pork Belly sliced and wood-grilled with shaved fennel, shallots, pork crackling  
   
SECONDI – Please choose one dish  
Risotto organic “Aquerello “rice, saffron, Reggiano and zucchini flower  
Yamba prawns ox heart tomato, onion and fresh oregano leaves  
Lamb rump wood-grilled, pea and mint, smoked ham  
   
Main course served with roast rosemary potatoes and mixed leaf salad with honey vinegar  
   
DOLCI – Please choose one dish  
Ricotta tart served with macerated cherry  
Brûlée coffee infused, hazelnut sponge and raspberry  

SIGNATURES

$95 per person - 3 courses

($140pp inclusive of 2 hours beverage package)

PRIMI – Please choose one dish  
Burrata heirloom tomato, almond pesto, basil oil  
Calamari wood-grilled with eggplant caviar, semi dried tomato and oregano  
Gnocchi tossed with traditional chicken ragu’ and pecorino Romano  
   
SECONDI – Please choose one dish  
Risotto organic “Acquerello “rice, saffron, Reggiano and zucchini flower  
Tuna herb crusted, cannellini bean, grilled shallots  
Wagyu Sirloin 250g MBS 8, balsamic onion, mustard mixed leaves  
   
Main course served with roast rosemary potatoes and mixed leaf salad with honey vinegar  
   
DOLCI – Please choose one dish  
Tiramisu savoiardi biscuits dipped in coffee with mascarpone cream  
Vanilla Pannacotta apricot and mint  

FEAST FROM THE GRILL

$115 per person - 4 courses shared family style

($160pp inclusive of beverage package)

ANTIPASTI – for the table to share  
Salumi selection of cured meats  
Formaggi fresh cheeses with marinated mushrooms  
Pickles house pickled vegetables and olives  
   
PASTA – for the table to share  
Rigatoni with spanner crab, cherry tomato and chili  
Gnocchi tosssed with traditional duck ragu, pecorino Romano  
   
SECONDI – for the table to share  
Yamba prawns ox heart tomato, onion and fresh oregano leaves  
Octopus chickpea, red vein sorrel, spicy ‘nduja dressing  
T-bone steak grass fed beef steak Florentine style with rosemary oil  
   
Main course served with roast rosemary potatoes, roasted beetroot goat cheese and pistachio, mixed leaf salad with honey vinegar  
   
DOLCI – for the table to share  
Tiramisu savoiardi biscuits dipped in coffee with mascarpone cream  
Cannoli with ricotta, chocolate chips and pistachio  
   
   

For any dietary requirements, please consult your waiter for alternative menu options. 

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for 8 persons or more will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at Balla. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au

 

Head Chef: Gabriele Taddeucci

 

Please be advised any private group reservations for between 8 and 11 persons (inclusive) will incur a surcharge of $10.00 per person when dining at Balla. Corporate group reservations, or private group reservations exceeding 11 persons, will also incur a surcharge, which will be confirmed at the time the reservation is made.

 

Please note, a 1% credit card surcharge will apply to all credit card transactions and a 15% surcharge applies on public holidays. 

 

Member of The Star Club? Simply present your card to enjoy generous discounts (Silver 10%, Gold 20% and Platinum 30%). Plus, use your card to accrue Tier Points and earn and redeem Casino Dollars. Not a Member? Visit The Star Club Desk to join today. Terms and conditions apply, see thestarclub.com.au