La Terra is an independent restaurant in the heart of Bath, run by business partners Vito and Alessandro. La Terra opened in December 2021 and serves up Italian cooking with a modern approach. Using local and fresh produce, the menu reflects the seasons and highlights many different aspects of Italian dining and is complemented by an extensive wine list covering all regions of Italy as well as serving some classic French and Spanish wines. Service is attentive and friendly, providing a comfortable, happy and relaxed atmosphere.
Vito Scaduto heads the front of house and has over 30 years experience managing some of the most renowned restaurants and hotels in the UK, receiving accolades at The Bath Priory, the Three Gables in Bradford on Avon, the Royal Crescent and many more. Running the kitchen is Alessandro Scola, from Lake Como in northern Italy. Alessandro spent his childhood surrounded by people cooking real Italian food, including making fresh pasta with his grandma, so he was always destined to by a top a chef. He was formerly a head chef at Clayton’s Kitchen, as well as at The Chequers and Sotto Sotto in Bath. The menu includes: salmon bruschetta, pepper puree and butter sauce, squid ink linguini with Devon white crab meat, traditional roman gnocchi with asparagus broad beans, peas and guanciale, Brixham catch of the day with fresh asparagus and a shellfish sauce, Wiltshire lamb with saffron fondant potatoes, and to finish try the classic La Terra tiramisu or (shown here) the orange posset with Aperol jelly and blood orange. Delicious!