Bella Vista, on Emu Bank Road, overlooking the lake is open for lunch weekdays and dinner Monday to Saturday.
Service is attentive and efficient, BYO is offered at $4.50 per person.
For a group dining together, it’s worth considering one of the lunch banquets ($17.50 /$24.50) that may also be available at dinner, by prior arrangement (minimum 10 people).
Lunch Banquet Menu B $ 24.50
Crumbed calamari rings fried and served with fresh lemon wedges, Tartar sauce and chips.
Vegetarian omelette bites grilled with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. (This is very delicious).
Pizzettine – Thin pizza fingers with bacon and cheese on tomato base with herbs. (Needed a little more flavour).
Farfalle Medici – Toasted button mushrooms, bacon, onion and garlic in a creamy sparkling white wine sauce.
Tortellini panna – Sautéed beef pockets with bacon and fresh ground black pepper in a creamy parmesan flavoured
Pasta Primavera -Seasonal vegetables simmered with olives, capers and sun-dried tomatoes in a creamy “Pomarola”
Fusilli Arrabiata – Mildly spicy tomato, garlic and basil sauce studded with pitted “Kalamatta” olives. (A favourite)
Penne Casa – Pan-fried ham pieces with garlic and chilli then tossed through a tomato and cream sauce.
Serve sizes of the pastas are very generous, and it’s possible to take any extra left, with you.
Desserts are beautifully presented and very generously sized, ideal for sharing between two. (These are not included in the $24.50 banquet)