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Welcome to Our IL VECCHIO


There are restaurants that serve Italian food, there are restaurants that claim to be authentically Italian, and then there is ILVECCHIO.

ILVECCHIO is an authentic Italian restaurant, it is a slice of Italy situated in Heywood.

The restaurant blends a relaxed atmosphere with delicious authentic cuisine achieved by using only the finest and freshest ingredients. Try our unique and tasty pasta dishes, or sit back and unwind with a coffee and enjoy the exceptional service offered by ILVECCHIO Italian born staff, who have brought their passion for food from their motherland to Heywood.

Offering  la carte, pizzeria and take away menu options ILVECCHIO is a dining experience not to be missed. ILVECCHIO creates unique dishes distinctive from regular Italian cuisine.


Moet Chandon Rose

Moet Chandon Rose

Moet Chandon

Moet Chandon

Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rose

Laurent Perrier Cuvee Rose

Dom Perignon

Dom Perignon



Alette Di Pollo Piccanti

Oven roasted spicy chicken wings

Cozze Alla Crema

Mussels cooked in garlic, white wine and cream sauce

Calamari Fritti

Fried calamari rings served with garlic mayo

Zucchine Ripiene

Courgettes stuffed with minced beef and herbs, slowly braised in tomato sauce

Cozze Al Pomodoro E Basilico

Mussels served in a garlic tomato and basil sauce

Insalata Alla Cesare

Ceasar salad with chicken, croutons and parmesan

Gamberoni All’Aglio E Peperoncino

Pan fried prawns with white wine, garlic, parsley and chilli

Carpaccio Di Salmone Affumicato

Smoked salmon on rocket salad dressed with citronette sauce

Polpette Di Carne

Beef meatballs in tomato sauce

Asparagi Con Provola E Prosciutto Crudo

Over baked asparagus topped with provola cheese and parma ham

Pate’Al Fegatini Di Pollo

Chicken liver pate, served with cranberry sauce and toasted bread

Spuntature Di Maiale

Sweet and sour spare ribs

Funghetti All’Aglio

Sauteed garlic mushrooms

Seppioline Alla Luciana

Baby cuttlefish braised in tomato sauce, fish stock, carrots and peas

Bruschetta Al Pure’Di Melanzana

Toasted bread topped with mashed aubergine and herbs

Mozzarella Alla Romana

Slices of mozarella served with tomato in a basil and nut pesto

Bruschetta Al Caprino

Toasted bread topped with goats cheese and tomato

Olive Marinate

Marinated Olives

Bruschetta Al Pomodoro E Basilico

Toasted bread topped with tomato and basil

Pane All’Aglio

Garlic bread of your choice: plain, cheese or tomato

Focaccia Al Rosmarino

Pizza base topped with fresh rosemary and cherry tomatoes

Zuppa Del Giorno

Soup of the day (ask your server)

Risotto Al Pollo E Funghi

Risotto with chicken and mushrooms finished with butter and parmesan

Linguine Gamberoni

Linguine tossed with king prawns, chilli and courgette topped with rocket

Risotto Mari E Monti

Risotto with baby prawns, scallops, mushrooms, asparagus and a touch of tomato sauce

Penne Ai Gamberoni, Salmone Vodka

Penne tossed with prawns, smoked salmon, cream, tomato and a splash of vodka

Tagliatelle Ai Funghi Misti

Tagliatelle sauteed with garlic, white wine, mixed mushrooms, parmesan and a touch of cream

Penne Al Filetto Ed Erbe

Penne with beef fillet pieces, onions, herbs, red wine and tomato sauce

Spaghetti bolognese

Traditional slow cooked minced beef and tomato sauce with spaghetti

Mezze Maniche All’Amatriciana

Roman classic: half rigatoni shaped pasta with guanciale bacon, tomato and chilli sauce, tossed with pecorino

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti with bacon, egg, cream, parmesan cheese and black pepper

Ravioli Di Manzo Il Vecchio

Beef ravioli in a parma ham, onion and sundried tomato sauce

Spaghetti Allo Scoglio

Mixed seafood, tomato sauce and a hint of chilli

Orecchiette Con Broccoli, Prosciutto E Provola

Little ear shaped pasta with broccoli, parma ham cubes and provola cheese

Gnocchi Al Formaggio, Noci E Spinaci

Handmade potato dumplings, tossed with mixed cheese sauce, walnuts and spinach

Cannelloni Con Carne

Rolled pancakes filled with minced beef

Lasagne Emiliana

Classic baked lasagne

Cannelloni Ricotta E Spinaci

rolled pancakes filled with ricotta and spinach

Pizza Salami

Tomato, mozzarella and milano salami

Pizza Quattro formaggi

Four cheese

Pizza Fiorentina

Tomato, mozzarella, spinach, olives and egg

Pizza Marinara


Pizza Cacciatore

Tomato, Mozzarella, aubergines and chicken

Pizza Vegetariana

Tomato, mozzarella, mushroom, peppers, onions and courgettes

Pizza Contadina

Tomato mozzarella, asparagus and artichokes

Pizza Calzone

Folded pizza with pepperoni, mushrooms, mozarella and ham

Pizza Parma

Tomato, mozzarella, parma ham, rocket and parmesan shavings

Pizza Genovese

Touch of tomato, green pesto, pecorino cheese, pine nuts and rocket

Pizza Bianca

Mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, gorgonzola and walnuts

Pizza Provola

Provola cheese, sundried tomatoes, onions, olives and rocket

Pizza Capricciosa

Tomato, mozzarella, artichokes, olives and ham

Pizza Margherita

Tomato, mozzarella

Piselli E Prosciutto

Peas and parma ham

Patate Al Forno

Roast potatoes

Insalata Mista

Mixed Salad

Salmone Allo Zafferano In Crosta

Salmon Poached in saffron and white wine, bread crumb and nut crust

Spiedini Di Gamberoni

King prawn skewers, garlic, chilli, lemon and olive oil

Pesce Spada Puttanesca

Grilled swordfish steak, served with a sauce of capers, anchovies, olives and tomatoes

Orata Al Caroccio

Whole grilled sea bream with side of your choice

Branzino Con Lenticchie E Cozze

Pan fried seabass fillet sat on braised brown lentils and mussels

Petto D’Anatra All’Arancia

duck breast cooked with orange sauce

Branzino Valention

Filled of seabass cooked with garlic, white wine and thyme

Involtini Di Pollo

Rolled chicken breast with asparagus, parm ham and mozzarella cheese in lemon sauce

Pollo Panna E Funghi

Chicken breast with garlic and mushroomsin a cream sauce

Bistecca Alla Griglia 8oz

Grilled sirloin steak, grilled mushrooms and rocket salad

Pollo Alla Cacciatora

Chicken breast wiht peppers, onions, capers, olives and oregano in tomato sauce

Bistecca Diana 8oz

Flattened sirloin steak with mushrooms, french mustard, cream and brandy sauce

Costata Di Agnello

Roasted rack of lamb cooked with a red wine jus and cherry tomaro sauce

Stinco Di Agnello

Lamb shank, rosemary and red wine gravy

Arista Di Maiale Guanciale E Mele

Pan fried pork medallions with crispy guanciale bacon and apple sauce

Vitello Milanese

Veal coated in bread crumbs, then fried and served with side salad

Manzo Stroganoff

Beef stroganoff with plain rice

Filetto Pepe 8oz

Beef fillet steak cooked with black and green peppercorn sauce

Filetto Alla Griglia 8oz

Grilled fillet steak, grilled mushrooms and rocket salad

Filetto Rossini 8oz

Fillet steak cooked in a sweet marsala wine sauce topped with pate

Filetto Dolcelatte 8oz

Beef fillet steak cooked with dolcelatte sauce

Filetto Barolo 8oz

Beef fillet steak cooked with Italian pancetta

Red Wine – Shiraz

An intense ruby red wine with a deep bouquet, complex and full bodied

White Wine – Lambrusco Bianco

Light fresh and fruity with a spritsy tingle

Red Wine – Merlot

A full bodies red wine with a slightly herbaceous taste with hint or raspberry when young.

White Wine – Chardonnay Venezia

An intense distinctive vine, well balanced and persistent

Red Wine – Cabernet Sauvignon

A velvety but aristocratic wine with a bright ruby colour, with a hint of raspberry

White Wine – Pinot Grigio

A Smooth rich flavoured wine, with an intense bouquet of ripe fruit.

Red Wine – Chianti (Doco)

Youthful garnetred coloured, clean perfumed with cherry and plumbfruit aroma

White Wine – Frascati Superiore

A light coloured dry tasting wine with a lingering taste of bitter almonds

Red Wine – Montepulicano

A ruby red wine with purple hues. The taste is ample with a vanilla after taste

White Wine – Verdiccho

Straw yellow coloured wine with a light fruity bouquet, crisp and dry.

Red Wine – Barolo

The noble wine of the Piedmont region and renowned for its flavoured character, full bodied

House Wine – Large With Lemonade or Soda

House Wine - Large With Lemonade or Soda

House Wine – Large By The Glass

House Wine - Large By The Glass

House Wine – With Lemonade Or Soda

House Wine - With Lemonade Or Soda

House Wine – Small By The Glass

House Wine - Small By The Glass

House Wine – Bottle

Bottle - White or red (Ask the waiter for details)


Carla / From Rochdale
I loved the food and the service! I will visit again soon!
Vicky / From Bury
I’m a regular customer of Ilvecchio as the food is lovely and I always receive an outstanding service!


141 Manchester Street,
Heywood Lancashire
OL10 1NL
PHONE: 01706 365561
EMAIL: info@ilvecchio.co.uk
Tuesday to Friday
12:00–14:00 & 17:00–22:30
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