May Long Table Sunday Lunch

  • POSTED ON 21 Mar 2016

Gather family and friends for a Sunday lunch just like 'nonna' used to make at Il Locale.

Handmade gnochetti w bolognaise sauce
Char grilled lemon & fennel chicken w jus
Crispy roast potatoes & green beans in tomato sauce
Coffee panna cotta w caramel praline

When: 12:00pam-2:00pm, Sunday 1 May 2016
Where: Il Locale Italian Restaurant
Price: Adults $45 per person, Children $19.50 per person
Bookings: 07 3368 2122 / book online

Il Locale Italian Wine Dinner

  • POSTED ON 21 Mar 2016

Everything that’s good about eating and drinking in Italy comes together.

Il Locale is putting together a dinner on 28th April featuring some of the best wines and food from their four favourite Italian regions - Abruzzo, Marche, Puglia, and of course Tuscany. You can check out the full menu and wine list here. The five course menu has been set and the six wines tasted for perfection. Enjoy a lovely evening of fine food with friends.

When: 7:00pm, Thursday 28 April 2016
Where: Il Locale Italian Restaurant
Price: $110 per person, includes 5 courses and 6 wines
Bookings: 07 3368 2122 / book online

Long Table Sunday Lunch

  • POSTED ON 17 Feb 2016

What could be better than a lazy Sunday lunch just like 'nonna' used to make.

Gather family and friends on the long table as Il Locales' Italian chefs prepare a three course feast to share. You will be eating the Italian way starting with a creamy saffron and zucchini risotto. The main is a tender slow roasted lamb shoulder and jus with sides of crispy roast potatoes and crunchy red cabbage slaw. The ever popular  tiramisu is the sweet finish. Yum! You can book online here or give Il Locale a call on 07 3368 2122.

When: 12md-2pm, Sunday 6 March 2016
Where: Il Locale Italian Restaurant
Price Per Person: Adult $39.50, Children $19.50
Bookings: 07 3368 2122 / book online

Pasta 101 Workshop

  • POSTED ON 04 Jun 2015

Learn hands-on  how to make fresh pasta from scratch with Il Locale Italian head chef Dario.

Il Locale will be  passing on all the tips and techniques you need for making restaurant quality pasta at home. From fettuccine to ravioli, this is a fun filled morning making a variety of pastas and perfecting the art of kneading, cutting, rolling and filling. There will be recipes to take home for you to create your own delicious meals of fresh pastas and sauces. After your have made your pasta, Il Locale will package it up for you to enjoy at home. Following your morning of hard work, you will be rewarded for your efforts by sharing a lunch of handmade pasta from the kitchen of Il Locale with an accompanying glass of Italian wine. This workshop is an ideal way bring friends or corporate groups together in a fun environment, private workshops can be arranged by appointment from Wednesday-Saturday for a group of 10 people. 

Il Locale Pasta 101 Workshop
11:00am-2:00pm, Saturday 11 July 2015
$95 per person including lunch
Rosalie Mews, 21 Nash Street, Rosalie
For bookings: 07 3368 2122

Xmas Parties at Il Locale Italian Restaurant

  • POSTED ON 10 Nov 2014

Looking for something special for your get together this year? For your christmas office party or any other kind of gathering with family or friends, Il Locale Italian Restaurant offers an ideal venue to celebrate in style. 

For something spectacular you can indulge in the three course suckling pig feast with four matched Italian wines. Enjoy a starter of ricotta and taleggio tortellini with asparagus cream followed by woodfired whole baby suckling pig with italian herbs and jus served with sides of sautéed white cabbage & pancetta, roasted potatoes with mixed herbs and apple sauce. To finish, creamy baked vanilla custard with almond biscotti.  See the full menu including wines here.

Their Festa menu for groups offers a choice between two 4 course packages. Designed to share in true Italian style, the Festa packages have some of their most popular dishes from the menu - baked marinated olives, woodfired margherita pizza, buckwheat gnocchetti with seasonal greens, pine nuts and salted ricotta. Both packages finish with house made cannoli filled with ricotta and chocolate chips. Children aren't forgotten with a choice of pasta and gelato for dessert. Of course, this can all be washed down with a drinks package of Italian wines to match the menu. See the choice of packages here.

You can make a booking at Il Locale Italian Restaurant on 07 3368 2122 or by email here

Visit the website for more details on the Suckling Pig Feast and Festa Menu.

Barolo Wine Dinner

  • POSTED ON 02 Jul 2014

Barolo, is one of Italy’s greatest gifts to us. Join us at Il Locale for an evening of winter indulgence and learn more about this famous drop from the Piedmont region of Italy. Il Locale will match the earthy flavours of this exceptional wine with a carefully prepared menu from their Italian chefs. The evening will be hosted by Mark Tognini and Jean-Jacques Peyre from Paradox Wines.

  • Invino Tasi Prosecco DOC - Treviso, Veneto, Italy
  • 2012 Renato Corino Barbera d'Alba DOCG - La Morra, Piedmont, Italy
  • 2008 Amalia Barolo DOCG - Monforte d'Alba, Piedmont, Italy
  • 2008 Cascina Cucco Cerrati Barolo DOCG - Serralunga, Piedmont, Italy
  • 2008 Cascina Cucco Cerrati 'Vigna Cucco' Barolo DOCG -  Serralunga, Piedmont, Italy
  • 2008 Fasoli Gino San Zeno Recioto Di Soave DOCG - Colli, Verona, Italy

Places are limited, to book call 07 3368 2122 or email

Il Locale Barolo Wine Dinner
6:30pm for 7:00pm, Tuesday 29 July 2014
Il Locale Italian Restaurant
Rosalie Mews, 21 Nash St, Rosalie
Four courses, Six wines
$135 pp all inclusive ~ places are limited
Book on 07 3368 2122

Il Locale Suckling Pig Feast

  • POSTED ON 30 Jun 2014

At Il Locale “it’s all about the pig”. They’ve designed a special winter feast around a woodfired whole suckling pig. Gather up family and friends to enjoy a delicious succulent whole baby suckling pig rubbed in Italian herbs and roasted over coals in our woodfired oven, carved at the table and shared Italian style as part of a three course menu. For the full experience, Il Locale has matched the perfect Italian wines to each dish. As a winter special, this feast is only available for July and August. You must order three days in advance and, of course, come hungry. 

  • starter
    chestnut & ricotta pasta parcels w burnt butter & speck sauce
    13 antonutti collevento 921 pinot grigio
  • main
    woodfired whole baby suckling pig + italian herbs w jus
    10 zidarich carso malvasia bianca
    10 conti leone salice salentino riserva negroamaro
  • sides
    roasted potatoes w mixed herbs
    sauteed white cabbage & pancetta
    apple sauce
  • dessert
    baked vanilla custard w almond biscotti
    12 vietti moscato dásti la cascinetta

Il Locale Suckling Pig Feast
Rosalie Mews, 21 Nash St, Rosalie
• $85pp, for 3 courses
• $120pp, including 4 matching Italian wines
3 days notice required, minimum 6 guests
Available for lunch and dinner

For bookings please contact Il Locale on 07 3368 2122 or

July Pizza Workshop

  • POSTED ON 22 May 2014

Il Locale is running another of their successful pizza workshops on Saturday 12 July. Their Italian pizzaiolo Leandro will share the secrets to the perfect pizza and cooking in a woodfired oven. This is a great way to start a cruisy weekend with a ‘hands on’ workshop followed by a pizza lunch. Naturally, we will be sharing a glass of Italian wine from our friends at Red + White. 

Places are limited, to book call 07 3831 5300 or email

Il Locale Pizza Workshop
11:00am-2:00pm Saturday 12 July 2014
Rosalie Mews, 21 Nash St, Rosalie
$95pp, all inclusive ~ places are limited
Book on 07 3831 5300