Menu Barbican

Welcome to Pastan Barbican, where plant-based pasta takes center stage in the vibrant heart of the Barbican. Experience the perfect blend of plant-based excellence and a welcoming atmosphere, where you can savor our mouthwatering plant-based creations in a relaxed ambience.
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  • Pan con tomate
    £5.90
    Toasted sourdough served with fresh tomato, garlic and olive oil. TIP: rub the fresh tomato and garlic on the bread and dip in the tomato sauce.
  • Portofino (GF)
    £15.90
    Selection of tomatoes, Pastan plant-based “Buffalo mozzarella”, fresh basil and olive oil.
  • Cheese board
    £14.90
    A selection of 3 plant-based cheeses (blue, camembert and apricot) served with onion marmalade, walnuts, cranberries and toasted bread.
  • Loaded Gnocchi*
    £8.90
    Deep-fried gnocchi served with a choice of sauce (pomodoro, plant-based 'cheese', mushroom, plant-based blue cheese).
  • Shiitake Caesar Salad*
    £10.50 / £16.90
    Pulled Shiitake mushrooms, deep fried gnocchi, Heura plant-based 'chicken' nuggets dressed with crispy onions, cashew parmesan, plant-based lardons and plant-based mayo. Topped with spring onions and chive.
  • Side veg (GF)
    £5.90
    Crunchy asparagus, french beans, tenderstem broccoli, asparagus, spring onion, served at room temperature.
  • Countryside
    £9.50
    Mini raviolis filled with mushrooms, simply dressed with truffle oil, topped with crumbled chestnuts.
  • OMNI 'tuna' Caesar Salad
    £10.50 / £16.90
    Omni plant-based tuna, deep fried gnocchi, Heura plant-based 'chicken' nuggets dressed with crispy onions, cashew parmesan, plant-based lardons and plant-based mayo. Topped with spring onions and chive.
  • Heura 'Chick'n' Nuggets
    £8.50
  • Giraffa Olives (GF)
    £5
WIntER specials
  • Napoli*
    £14.90
    Traditional Neapolitan dish (locally called 'Puttanesca') made with Scialatielli pasta. We have replaced the anchovies with a black olive paste. This dish also includes a rich tomato sauce, olive oil, garlic and capers. Please ask if you wish to add some chilli flakes.
  • Amalfi Orzotto
    £16.50
    Well known for its gorgeous lemon, Amalfi, revisited by Pastan includes orzo pasta cooked risotto style, lemon, peas, fresh mint and ginger. This dish is topped with crispy kale, asparagus and crystallised ginger bites.
  • Firenze
    £14
    Florentine creme spinach torteloni (7 pieces) simply served on a bed of baby spinach leaves and drizzled with olive oil.
  • Catalonia*
    £15.50
    Welcome to Barcelona with this plant-based cheese and tomato-rich sauce, Scialatelli pasta, dried apricots spiced up with harissa, topped with fresh rosemary and plant-based 'chorizo'.
  • Formentera*
    £14.50
    Like the Spanish island, this dish brings a hot sunshine to your palate. Our tomato and basil sauce base is elevated with the addition of plant-based 'Nduja paste, made from over exposed red peppers for an extra kick of spiciness. Our Scialatielli pasta is topped with Heura plant-based chick'n chunks, sun-dried tomatoes and chive.
  • Paella
    £17.50
    Pastan exclusive plant-based paella dish, using orzo pasta and served with Heura plant-based chorizo and plant-based chicken chunks, peppers, breaded lemon plant-based shrimp, peas and persillade (garlic & parsley), just with an hint of harissa for the Spanish kick.
pastan classics
  • Dolce Vita*
    £14.90
    Pastan carbonara...a must!
    (add truffle oil £1, add shiitake mushrooms £2.50)
  • Smooth Operator​
    £16.90
    Pumpkun & sage tortellini dressed with sage butter and deep fried sage leaves (7 Tortelloni).
  • Umami Stroganoff*
    £14.90
    Paccheri pasta coated with a plant-based creamy rich porcini sauce and shiitake mushrooms, drizzled with truffle oil and a sprinkling of tarragon.
  • Comfort you*
    £13.50
    Pastan signtarue version of plant-based Mac&Cheese, crispy onions & toasted breadcrumbs.
    (add plant-based lardons, truffle oil or Omni plant-based tuna for £2.50)
  • Green Velvet
    £14.90
    Pea & shallot ravioli dressed with salsa verde, peas and deep fried asparagus (10 ravioli).
    (add truffle oil £1)
desserts
  • Biscoff mini doughnuts
    6 for £8.90 / 9 for £12.50
  • Cheese board
    £14.90
    A selection of 3 plant-based cheeses (blue, camembert and apricot) served with onion marmalade, walnuts, cranberries and toasted bread.
  • Affogato (GF)
    £7.50
    Dark chocolate and/or plant-based Stracciatella ice cream topped with an espresso shot.
  • Limoncello / Tia Maria / Amaretto / Frangelico Affogato
    £9
    Plant-based ice cream of your choice served with a shot of limoncello, Tia Maria, Frangelico or Amaretto.
  • Ice cream
    £6.50 / £8.50
    2/3 scoops of dark chocolate, Stracciatella, lemon, coconut or avocado & lime (all GF). Topped with honeydew lemon.
    + Add chantilly (£1.50)
  • Tiramisu
    £7.50
Drinks
  • Cocktails
    £9.50
    Negroni: Bombay Sapphire dry gin, aperitivo, sweet vermouth
    Espresso Martini: Tia Maria, vodka, espresso shot, simple syrup
    Chocolate-Orange Espresso Martini: Tia Maria, vodka, espresso shot, cointreau, simple syrup
    Aperol Spritz: Aperol, Prosseco, Soda
    Elderflower Spritz: St Germain, Prosseco, soda, fresh rosemary
  • Beers
    £5
    Brewdog Punk IPA, Peroni, Peroni 0.0
  • Soft Drinks
    £3.50
    Karma cola, Karma cola sugar free, Lemony lemonade, Apple juice, Orange juice, Sparkling water
  • Prosecco
    Famiglia Botter D.O.C Extra Dry, Glass £9.50, Bottle £35
  • Red Wine
    Barbera d' Asti DOCG La Soraia, Glass £8, Bottle £29 Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC Corte del Duca, Bottle £35
  • White Wine
    Gavi di Gavi Bricco de’ Fiori DOCG Bottle £38 Vermentino DOC Sant' Ilario Glass £8, Bottle £29
  • Rosé Wine
    Virtuoso Casa Girelli Pink Zinfandel Puglia IGT, Glass £8, Bottle £29
  • Limoncello
    Shot £4
*can be made GF upon request
Please inform the team before ordering if you have any food allergies or intollerances.
Due to the size and nature of our kitchen, we regret we are unable to cater for any severe allergies.
This menu is subject to change daily. A 12.5% discretionary charge will be added to your bill.