Carlton's

local eatery

Since

-1969-

Italian

comfort food

MENU​

 

DESSERTS

 

Nutella Tiramisu

Homemade Saviordi sponge basted with espresso and layered on a Nutella Pâte à Bombe with hazelnut crunch - Tiramisu does not get any better than this.

 

Passion Fruit & Raspberry Gateau

An elegant and refreshingly light passion fruit mousse Gateau with a burst of raspberries - delicate & delicious. 

 

Apple Frangipane Tart

Warm, velvety almond frangipane tart with spiced apples – to die for.

 

PUFFY 

Universal's level up on the world-famous custard puff. 

Our exclusive pastry topped with crispy crackle, baked fresh every day. Filled to order with proper delicious Hazelnut & Nutella custard.

 

To start

 

Garlic Pizza

Vegetarian

Creamy, stringy mozzarella cheese

with garlic purée, atop a homemade pizza base    

9

Garlic Bread

Vegetarian

Crunchy Italian ciabatta bread with garlic butter

9

Fresh oysters

Fresh Pacific oysters from South Australia, shucked to order 

 

Oysters Natural

Gluten Free - Per Oyster (min 3)

Keep it simple with our fresh oysters. 

Shucked  to order, served with lemon & a side of hot sauce    

4.2

 

Oysters Kilpatrick

Baked with house-made Kilpatrick sauce & smoky bacon    

4.4

Entrees

 

Chicken Stracciatella Soup

Chicken & Porcini broth with shredded chicken, kale & stracciatella, 

served with garlic ciabatta bread    

14

 

Wings

Crispy skin chicken wings with homemade sticky bbq sauce    

12

 

Cheese Bites

That’s Amore Cheese air dried mozzarella, crispy fried & gooey on the inside

12

 

Antipasto

for 2 or more

Prosciutto di Parma, Italian salami, balsamic salad, cheese bites, calamari & garlic ciabatta bread

29

Mains

 

Tuscan Chicken

Gluten Free 

Juicy chicken breast seasoned with our aromatic house-rub, grilled,

served on a bed of wild mushroom risotto

25

 

Salmon Fillet

Gluten Free

Fresh Tasmanian Atlantic salmon fillet, grilled,
served with a lemon, caper, kale & parmesan risotto

28

 

Calamari 

Gently fried calamari, served with our homemade tartare sauce & Italian slaw    27

 

Pork Ribs & Chicken Wings

Slow roasted pork ribs & crispy skin chicken wings, in our homemade

bbq sauce, served with Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

27

 

Caesar Salad

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

16

Add grilled chicken slices

5

 

The Italian - Beef Burger

TWO handcrafted beef patties, prosciutto, caramelised onions, cheese, arugula & aioli in a toasted bun, served with Universal’s beer battered chips

24

 

Universal’s House Salad

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free

Quinoa, roasted sweet potato, pepitas, craisins, pistachios,

fresh greens, chickpeas, mint & coconut yoghurt with a pesto dressing

18

 

Vegan Karma 

Vegan

Homemade vegan FAUX schnitzel, topped with Napoliatana sauce & vegan cheese

served with Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

26

 

Universal Chicken Schnitzel

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

14 

Add grilled mozzarella cheese

3.9

 

Chicken Parmigiana

Handmade chicken breast schnitzel, with Napolitana sauce & mozzarella cheese, 

served with Universal’s beer battered chips & Italian slaw

14

Add bolognese sauce, hickory smoked bacon or leg ham

each 3.9

 

Fish & Chips

Australian flathead fillets, battered & lightly fried,

served with Universal’s beer battered chips, Italian slaw & tartar sauce

26

Condiments

 Tomato, BBQ, Sweet Chilli, Tartare, Hot, Aioli, Caesar, Lemon Wedges

0.25

Share Plates

 

Fresh Mussels

1Kg - Gluten Free

Fresh Mt Martha mussels from Port Phillip bay, cooked in a cream & white wine sauce

35

Add garlic ciabatta bread

9

 

The Universal Platter

Porterhouse steak 250g - one whole famous chicken parmigiana 600g

pork ribs 600g - chicken wings 500g,

served with Universal’s beer battered chips & dipping sauce

88

 

Premium Australian Beef Steaks

All seasoned with our house rub & cooked on our Plancha grill,

served with Italian slaw & Universal’s beer battered chips,

with your choice of mushroom, red wine pepper or homemade bbq sauce 

 

Italian Bistecca Fiorentina T-Bone

Premium Australian Black Angus Beef, grass fed, 700g

A very generous portion of Bistecca Fiorentina,

Marbled bone in sirloin, with fat surrounding & delicate fillet    

Only cooked rare, medium-rare or medium

68

 

Porter-House

1000 Guineas, Premium heritage ShortHorn Beef, grain fed, 250g Marble score 2+

Lovely flavour with some fat surrounding

38

Rib Eye

Premium Australian Hereford cross Beef, grass fed, 400g

Heavily marbled, bone in, rich meaty flavour

49

 

Eye Fillet 

Collinson & Co, Premium Black Angus Beef, grass fed, Marble score 3+ 180g    

Beautiful delicate flavour, no fat

49

 

 

Sides

 

Side Dish

8

or replace the side that comes with your meal with one of the following for 3 

 

Broccoli with toasted almonds

Vegetarian, Gluten Free

 

Mashed potato

Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Steak house chips with sea salt & tomato sauce

Vegetarian, Vegan

 

Balsamic Salad

Rocket, craisins, fresh mozzarella, pistachios & balsamic

Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Universal’s beer battered chips with tomato sauce

Vegetarian, Vegan

 

Garden Salad

Cos lettuce, tomato, pickled zucchini, olives & balsamic

Vegetarian, Gluten Free

 

 

Extra Steak Sauces

Mushroom

Red wine pepper

Homemade bbq

3.9

 

Condiments

Tomato

BBQ

Sweet Chilli

Tartare

Hot

Aioli

Caesar

Lemon wedges    

0.25

Pasta

Choose from:

Spaghetti, Fettuccine or Penne

 

Fresh Homemade Gnocchi

Entree extra 4 - Main extra 6

 

Handmade Beef Tortellini

Entree extra 3 - Main extra 5

 

Gluten Free Penne

Entree extra 1.0 - Main extra 2

 

Marinara

 

A selection of fresh seafood & garlic

with your choice of either Napolitana, cream or extra virgin olive oil    

Entree 17.9 - Main 25.9

 

Paul Special

Bacon, garlic & chilli in a rose sauce

Entree 14.9 - Main 19.9

 

Bolognese

Traditional homemade beef sauce

Entree 14.9 - Main 19.9

 

Carbonara

Bacon & egg in a rich cream sauce

Entree 15.9 - Main 20.9

 

Chicken & Avocado

Grilled chicken slices, smashed avocado & mushroom in a rich cream sauce

Entree 16.9 - Main 22.9

 

Milano

Grilled chicken slices, bacon & mushroom in a rich cream sauce

Entree 16.9 - Main 22.9

 

Sun Dance Kid  

Vegetarian, Vegan

Roasted capsicum, Mt. Zero Olives, fresh chilli, mushroom, parsley & extra virgin olive oil Entree 15.9 - Main 20.9

 

Vegan Special

Vegetarian,Vegan

kale, lentils, peas, garlic, mushroom stock & extra virgin olive oil

Entree 15.9 - Main 20.9

Specialty Pasta Selection

Please note no alterations can be made
to our specialty pastas

 

  

Risotto Poseidon

Gluten Free

Creamy risotto with pan seared tiger prawns, mussels, spinach, 

roasted capsicum, chilli & Napolitana sauce

Main Size 26

3 Cheese Risotto

Vegetarian, Gluten Free

Creamy risotto with, That’s Amore Cheese air-dried mozzarella, ricotta

& Parmagiano Reggiano

Main Size 22

 

Traditional Meat Lasagne

Homemade beef lasagne with Balsamic salad

Main Size 20

 

Squid Ink Linguini & Vongole

Squid ink linguini with clams, fresh chilli, garlic, lemon & parsley 

Main Size 26

Pizza

 

 Small - Medium - Large

    4 slices - 6 slices - 8 slices

    9 inches - 11 inches - 14 inches

 

Margherita

Vegetarian 

Red sauce, cheese, That’s Amore Cheese air dried & fresh mozzarella with fresh basil     

14.9 - 17.9 - 23.9

 

Capricciosa

Red sauce, cheese, smoked leg ham, roasted mushrooms & Mt. Zero olives

13.9 - 16.9 - 21.9

 

Hawaiian

Red sauce, cheese, smoked leg ham & pineapple

13.9 - 16.9 - 21.9

 

Marinara

Red sauce, cheese, garlic & a selection of seafood

15.9 - 18.9 - 25.9

 

Meat Lovers

Bbq sauce, cheese, chicken, grilled beef steak,

aged cheddar & bacon

15.9 - 18.9 - 25.9

 

BBQ Chicken

Bbq sauce, cheese, chicken, caramelised onions & aged cheddar  

14.9 - 17.9 - 23.9

 

Universal Special 

White sauce, cheese, roasted mushrooms, That’s Amore Cheese fresh mozzarella,

chicken, pine nut & Parmigiano Reggiano pesto

15.9 - 18.9 - 25.9

 

A.J.’s 

Red sauce, cheese, roasted mushrooms, Mt. Zero olives, 

Prosciutto di Parma, That’s Amore Cheese ricotta & wilted spinach

15.9 - 18.9 - 25.9

 

Smoked Salmon

Red sauce, cheese, smoked salmon, capers, caramelised onion,

That’s Amore Cheese ricotta & arugula    

15.9 - 18.9 - 25.9

 

Veggie Super Special

Vegetarian 

Red sauce, cheese, roasted mushrooms & capsicum, Mt. Zero olives, pineapple, Pine nut and Parmigiano Reggiano pesto

13.9 - 16.9 - 21.9

    

I Am Angus  

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

15.9 - 18.9 - 25.9

 

White Pizza 

White sauce, onion, That’s Amore Cheese air dried mozzarella, ricotta, Parmagiano Regiano & Mt Zero extra virgin olive oil

15.9 - 18.9 - 25.9

Vegan Tom

Red sauce, vegan cheese, peas, roasted mushrooms, caramelised onions, wilted spinach

14.9 - 17.9 - 23.9

Gluten Free Pizza Base

medium size 2.9

 

Half and Half

(not available for Angus Pizza, vegan tom, & pizza bianca)
1

Standard extras

1 - 1.5 - 1.8

 

Extra prawns, prosciutto, beef or chicken, smoked salmon

4 - 5 - 6

 

 

House Policies

Corkage is 3.5 per person (BYO Wine only). 

No outside food or drink allowed.

Minimum spend $14.00 per person.

All food and drinks may contain traces of nuts, gluten & dairy products. 

Our kitchen and produce is not Halal certified.

Olives may contain pits. Fish may contain bones.

All prices include GST. Eftpos fees apply.

© Universal Restaurant 2018

website: www.theend.com.au