Siderno Caffe & Ristorante

Back in the day when GG and I first moved in together one of the places we used to visit often was a local Italian restaurant called Siderno Caffe & Ristorante. It’s on Main Street and has been there longer than we’ve been in the neighbourhood (which I realized in March this year will be 5 years, where does the time go!) and it always seems to pull a decent crowd. Quite the family restaurant with ample seating and a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for couples and bigger crowds alike.

Siderno is a place where guests can enjoy traditional Southern Italian and Mediterranean dishes in a warm, relaxed and family friendly atmosphere.

Earlier this week we decided to make a long awaited return visit. I’m not sure why it was we had stopped going. I think it’s just the ongoing challenge of having so many new places opening and me essentially wanting to try them all. It means that some places you’d visited and liked get overlooked. But here we were. Without a booking on a Tuesday they were thankfully able to fit us in when we arrived a touch after 6. Already a few other people there and a steady stream arrived during our visit. The first thing we noticed from our table was that Siderno had had a bit of a facelift. New tables and chairs and artwork on the wall. It looked good and gave it more of a modern feel than I could recall it having previously.

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Our waiter was a friendly Italian chap. Super efficient as he floated from table to table to ensure everyone’s water glasses were filled and orders were taken promptly. We ordered a glass of wine each and savoured the works of the Margaret River region while we waited for our Garlic Bread ($6.00) to arrive.

Four thick, generous slices appeared and there is just something about that aroma. All that garlic. It was heady and I couldn’t wait to tuck in. With an outer crispness and lovely soft garlic buttered goodness in the centre it was very good garlic bread. I’m always torn because I just love garlic bread but there’s always the worry that there’ll be no room left for mains.

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Luckily there was though because I was looking forward to my mains which was Pollo Scaloppini – Chicken scaloppini, prawns, mushrooms and a white wine cream sauce served with roast vegetables ($28.00). It looked very nice when it arrived. A decent amount of prawns and more chook than I suspected I could get through. I also liked the look of roasted vegies on the side. Plenty of crunch to the green beans and well cooked spud, pumpkin and sweet red capsicum. The white cream sauce had a pleasant flavour and a decent amount of sliced mushroom and as I had suspected was just ample for this diner.

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Across the table GG dug into the Bistecca Alla Griglia – Grilled scotch fillet serviced on a garlic potato mash with grilled mushrooms and a green peppercorn cream sauce ($36.00). I was lucky enough to sample a bite and it was very tasty. The garlic mash was as good as we both remembered. And it was really nice steak. I actually enjoyed the sauce on his dish slightly better than the one on mine. I’m just a big fan of pepper sauce and this was so deliciously rich and creamy with plenty of peppercorns! Yum!

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It had been a solid return visit to Siderno. I had eyed off their pizzas and pastas on this visit and was keen for a return visit to try a few of those out. It’s local, it’s Italian, it’s family friendly, it’s perfect for a quick mid week dinner. Great to see you again :)

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Categories: Family, Italian, Pasta, Pizza, Reviews, Steak

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One Comment on “Siderno Caffe & Ristorante”

  1. February 2, 2014 at 7:18 PM #

    Looks like a nice restaurant. I love the chairs.

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