Da Vinci's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria Poole


For genuine Italian outside catering, why not consider the Da Vinci’s Al Fresco service. Our specialist catering team can offer a full range of private catering options which include:

  • Pig roasts, using organic, free range meats from Pampered Pigs Farm in Bere Regis
  • Gourmet Hampers for summer concerts
  • Buffets
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Da Vinci’s Dining At Home (minimum 20 people)

For businesses we can supply the simplest luncheon for small meetings or full catering for events such as office or factory openings.

Please contact info@da-vincis.co.uk for further information or call us on 01202 667528.

 Fresh Homemade Canapés at Da Vinci’s

Focaccia con olives (v)
Home made Italian bread served with marinated olives

Bruschetta di Canape (v)
Small   portions of toasted bread topped with sunblush tomatoes, basil, and garlic with pesto dressing

Ditalini di Focaccia
Little fingers of our fresh home made focaccia topped with prawns, pesto and crab

Blini di Salmone Affumicato
Individual blinis topped with smoked salmon & mascarpone

Spiedini di Mozzarella e Pomodoro basilico
Little skewers of baby mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and basil

Arancini alla Siciliana
Typically Italian speciality, little fried Sicilian rice balls, stuffed with peas and mozzarella (V)
or mozzarella and bolognaise sauce

Polpette di Melanzane (v)
Deep fried auberigine balls

Stuzzichini di Proscutto crudo
Rosemary & rock salt Italian bread sticks wrapped with Parma ham

Pizzettine (hot buffets only)
Individual home made pizza with a selection of different toppings, including vegetarian mozzarella and tomato pizza (v) and Italian sausage with chilli

Funghi Ripieni al Dolcelatte (hot buffets only) (v)
Breaded, fried mushrooms stuffed with Dolcelatte cheese & honey

Sweet Canapés
Home made chocolate and roasted almond cake)

Baci Perugina

We can also provide a little box of two Baci Perugina, little Italian chocolates known as ‘kisses’ with a message in the wrapper, as a leaving present for your guests.

If you would like to pre-order the drinks for your function we will ensure that they are ready for you and perfectly chilled.



Prices available on application, please contact us.

Da Vinci’s Special ‘Al fresco’ Hampers
Perfect for a picnic on your boat

Menu 1

Pane Focaccia
Home made Italian bread

Salmone Fresco
Side of fresh salmon with mayonnaise and new potatoes

Insalata con Mozzarella
Tomato and mozzarella salad with mixed leaves

Panna Cotta
Chilled cooked creamy Italian dessert

Menu 2

Italian bread  salad with roast peppers and tomato and fresh basil

Cured meats, tomato and basil salad, grilled vegetables

Pollo all’ Aglio
Char grilled free range chicken breast with garlic and lemon

Torta di Pancetta e Parmigiano
Italian bacon, mascarpone and parmesan tart

Panna Cotta con Fragole
Chilled cooked creamy dessert with fresh strawberries

Menu 3

Pane Focaccia
Home made Italian bread

Gamberoni con Aglio
Large King Prawns cooked with garlic

Canelloni di Ricotta e Salmone Affumicato
Pasta stuffed with smoked wild Alaskan Salmon and ricotta

Bocconcini di Filetto
Strips of fillet steak, rolled around rocket and Parmesan

Torta al Limone
Home made fresh lemon tart

Add some drinks to your ‘Al Fresco‘ Hamper
We will provide all drinks perfectly chilled and lend you wine glasses and a corkscrew