Universal Restaurant does not take restaurant reservations.
We assure you we can cater to your needs upon arrival.

To Start

Garlic Pizza (v)

Mozzarella cheese with roasted local Victorian garlic purée on a small pizza base

$9

Garlic Ciabatta Bread  & Warmed Olives (v)

Toasted Italian ciabatta loaf with garlic butter & warmed Mt. zero olives, for 2-4 people

$15

Bruschetta Roma (v)

Homemade pesto, fresh tomato & feta cooked on a small pizza base

$12

Fresh Oysters

Fresh Local Oysters, shucked to order (Price Per Oyster – Min 3

Oysters Natural

Fresh oysters, served with homemade hot sauce & lemon

$3.8

Oysters Kilpatrick

Fresh oysters, baked with bacon & homemade Kilpatrick sauce

$4

Entrees

Chicken Soup

Rich porcini broth, chicken meatballs, kale, lentils & truffled olive oil served with garlic ciabatta bread

$12

Chicken Wings

Roasted chicken wings with homemade sticky bbq sauce

$12

Fried Chicken

Homemade chicken meatballs coated in panko crumbs and lightly fried, served with sweet chilli sauce

$12

 

Antipasto

Antipasto

Prosciutto di Parma, Slow cured Italian salami, Mt zero olives,Frittata,
homemade chicken meatballs, ricotta with homemade pesto & garlic ciabatta bread

$29

Mains

Tuscan Chicken

Grilled chicken breast fillet, served with a wild mushroom risotto

$24

Salmon Fillet

Grilled sustainably harvested fresh Atlantic salmon fillet, served with a lemon caper risotto and crispy salmon skin

$26

Calamari

Gently fried fresh calamari, served with homemade tartare sauce & Italian slaw

$25

Pork Ribs & Chicken Wings

Slow roasted tender marinated pork ribs & chicken wings, in our homemade bbq sauce, served with Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

$24

Caesar Salad

Fresh baby cos lettuce tossed with traditional Caesar dressing, garlic croutons, egg & shaved parmesan

Add Chicken

$16

$4.9

Chicken Burger

Handcrafted crispy chicken burger, with coleslaw, melted cheese, relish & aioli in a toasted bun, served with Universal’s beer battered chips

$23

 

Universal’s House Salad

Brown rice, quinoa, pepitas, craisins, pistachios, sweet potato,
fresh greens, mint & coconut yoghurt with house dressing

 

$16.0

Slow Roasted Pork Ribs

Slow roasted tender marinated pork ribs in our homemade bbq sauce served with Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

$38

Universal Chicken Schnitzel

Handmade chicken breast schnitzel, served with our special mushroom sauce, Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

Add grilled mozzarella cheese

$14

$3.9

Chicken Parmigiana

Handmade chicken breast schnitzel, with Napolitana sauce & Mozzarella cheese, served with Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

Add bolognese sauce, leg ham or hickory smoked Bacon

$14

$3.9

Fish & Chips

Australian flathead fillets, battered & lightly fried, served with homemade tartare sauce, Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

$26

Sides

Replace your side with the following options for 3
or order a side dish for 8

Broccoli with toasted almonds

v

Mashed potato

v

Salad of rocket, craisins, fresh mozzarella, pistachios & balsamic

v

Roasted Vegetables

v

Universal’s beer battered chips with tomato sauce

v

Steak house chips with rosemary & sea salt with tomato sauce

v

Share Plates for two or more

1 KG of Fresh Mussels

Fresh Port Phillip bay mussels cooked in a creamy white wine sauce

add Universals beer battered chips or garlic ciabatta

$30

 

$8

The Universal Platter

Porterhouse steak 250g, fried chicken meatballs 150g, lamb shank 250g, pork ribs 250g , chicken wings 250g

served with Universals beer battered chips and dipping sauce

$82

Steaks

All seasoned with our rosemary sea salt
Served with sauce, Italian slaw & Universal’s beer battered chips

Bistecca Fiorentina T-Bone

Hand Selected prime yearling, 50 day grain fed, 21 day aged. A very generous portion of Bistecca Fiorentina, bone in, sirloin on one side means great flavour & fillet on the other side provides amazingly tender meat. Only cooked rare, medium- rare or medium

700g

$59

Rib Eye

Hand Selected prime yearling, 50 day grain fed, 21 day aged. Very tender, beautifully marbled, bone in & full of flavour

400g

$49

Porter-House

Hand Selected prime yearling, 50 day grain fed, 21 day aged. Good tenderness, great flavour with side fat cover

 

250g

$34

Eye Fillet

hand selected, premium prime yearling, 50 day grain fed, 21 day aged best tenderness, beautiful delicate flavour, no fat

 

180g

$48

Extra Steak Sauces: mushroom, red wine pepper, garlic butter

$3.9

Condiments: Tomato, BBQ, Sweet Chilli, Tartare, Hot, Aioli, Caesar, Lemon wedges

$0.25

For medium-well & well-done steaks there is a minimum 35 minute cooking time.

Pastas

ENTREE

MAIN

Choose from: Spaghetti, Fettuccine or Penne

Fresh Homemade Gnocchi, extra e 3.9 m  4.9

Fresh Homemade Beef Tortellini extra e 3.9 m 4.9

Gluten Free Penne extra  e 1 m 1.9

Marinara

A selection of fresh seafood, garlic & Napolitana sauce

$17.9

$25.9

Paul Special

Bacon, garlic, chilli & rose sauce

$14.9

$19.9

Bolognese

Traditional homemade beef sauce

$14.9

$19.9

 Cabonara

Bacon, egg & cream sauce

14.9

19.9

Chicken & Avocado

grilled chicken, smashed avocado, mushroom & cream sauce

 15.9  20.9
Milano

Grilled Chicken, bacon, mushroom & cream sauce

$15.9

$20.9

Sun Dance Kid

semi-dried tomatoes, olives, chilli. mushroom & extra virgin olive oil

$14.9

$19.9

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto potatoes, mushroom stock, kale & extra virgin olive oil

$14.9

$19.9

Specialty Pasta Selections

Please note no alterations can be made to our specialty pastas

Risotto Poseidon

Creamy risotto with pan seared tiger prawns, mussels, spinach & roasted capsicum, with a touch of spicy olio & Napolitana sauce

$24.9

Risotto Roasted Pumpkin & Ricotta  (v)

Risotto with a roasted pumpkin puree sauce spinach & fresh ricotta

$21.9

Smoked Salmon Linguini

Handmade linguini with smoked salmon, ricotta, onions, capers & rocket

$24.9

Traditional Meat Lasagne

Homemade beef lasagne with Italian Slaw

$19.9

Traditional Pizzas

Small
4 Slices
Medium
6 Slices
Large
8 Slices
Margherita (v)

Tomato, cheese & fresh basil

$13.9

$16.9

$19.9

Capricciosa

Tomato, cheese, ham, mushroom & olives

$13.9

$16.9

$20.9

Hawaiian

Tomato, cheese, ham & pineapple

$13.9

$16.9

$19.9

I Am Angus

Tomato, cheese, grilled beef steak, roasted red capsicum, onion, jalapeños & a drizzle of garlic mayo

 

$14.9

 $17.9

 $24.9

Marinara

Tomato, cheese, garlic & a selection of fresh seafood

$13.9

$16.9

$23.9

Chicken & Avocado

Tomato, cheese, roasted mushrooms, chicken & smashed avocado

$13.9

$16.9

$22.9

Meat Lovers

Bbq sauce, cheese, smoked leg ham, Italian salami, aged cheddar & bacon

$13.9

$16.9

$20.9

BBQ Chicken

Bbq sauce, cheese, chicken & onion

$13.9

$16.9

$22.9

 

Smoked Salmon

Tomato, cheese, smoked salmon, capers, onion, Thats Amore Cheese ricotta & rocket

$14.9

$17.9

$24.9

Half and Half (not available for angus pizzas)

$1

Small
Medium
Large

Standard extras

$0.8

$0.9

$1.0

Extra prawns or prosciutto

$3.5

$4.5

$5.5

Thin Base, hand stretched dough cooked thin and crispy

GLUTEN FREE PIZZA BASE MEDIUM SIZE

$2.9

$2.9

House Policies:

Corkage is 3.50 per person (BYO Wine only). No outside food or drink allowed.
Minimum spend $12.00 per person.
All food and drinks may contain traces of nuts, gluten & dairy products.
Olives may contain pits.Fish may contain bones All prices include GST.

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139-141 Lygon Street
Carlton VIC 3053
03 9347 4393