Don Leone

Don Leone restaurant offers authentic Italian cuisine and contemporary fine dining within the elegant and stylish surroundings. Dining room features include floor to ceiling windows overlooking private gardens or dine al fresco in our outdoor patio and Grill area. Here you can experience the finest flavors of Italy with freshly prepared steaks and fish, classic favorites such as pizza and pasta dishes and dessert specialties.


Sama Restaurant provides the best of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine boasting rich and diverse dishes which vary according to region and tradition, each with their own distinct flavours. With a large variety of dishes to choose from, we combine freshly prepared charcoal dishes, seafood specialities, roasted meats such as lamb and chicken, grilled vegetables along with nuts, fruits, herbs and spices, accompanied by rice.

Enjoy a relaxing dining experience in elegant surroundings with lovingly prepared meals all provided with warm hospitality and impeccable service.

Sama Function Room provides full course catering which seats up to 140 and is now available for hire 7 days a week, making it the perfect contemporary space for special occasions, business meetings or events. More seating is available in the garden area if required. For more information telephone: 0161 225 0263.

The Rampant Lion Complex has the benefit of its own large private garden along with secure on site car parking facilities of up to 50 spaces. Private car parking is also available for you to hire exclusively for your special day.

Don Leone Menu

Salmon Bellini*
Pieces of smoked Salmon llet, mixed with crème fraîche, fresh dill, lemon juice, red onion & capers. Served with homemade crispy bread
Fresh tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, with mozzarella & pesto.
Minced beef, onion, garlic, parsley, oregano, eggs. Coated in breadcrumbs. Cooked in traditional Napoli style tomato sauce. Served with Focaccia.
Homemade Italian bread covered with courgette and goat cheese. Cooked in the oven.
Homemade pasta layered with Bolognese sauce, parmigiano & béchamel. Topped with mozzarella & parmesan cheese
Gnocchi Gamberi e Zucchine
Potato dumplings with garlic, courgette, king prawns, cherry tomato & double cream.
Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina.
Potato dumplings with garlic, cherry tomatoes, fresh basil & tomato sauce, covered with Mozzarella cheese. Cooked in the oven.
Risotto Pollo e Funghi
Aborio rice with slices of tender chicken breast & mushrooms in a creamy white sauce. Topped with parmesan cheese
Vegetable Risotto
A lling veggie risotto of aborio rice with garlic, onion, courgette, peppers, green peas & aubergine for a rich, earthy avour.
Tagliatelle All Salmone
Tagliatelle pasta with tasty Salmon in a pink homemade sauce, with a sprinkle of fresh dill
Tagliatelle Carbonara
Tagliatelle pasta with smoked turkey ham, onion, parmesan cheese, egg yolk & double cream.
Spaghetti & Meatballs
Homemade meatballs on the top a bed of spaghetti pasta covered in rich meaty tomato sauce.
Spaghetti Arrabbiata
Spaghetti pasta with spicy garlic, tomatoes & dried red chilli peppers cooked in olive oil.
Spaghetti “Don Leone“
Spaghetti pasta with onion, garlic, king prawns, chicken, wild mushrooms, cherry tomato & double cream.
Penne Alla Siciliana
Penne pasta, aubergine, garlic, fresh chilli & basil with rich tomato sauce.
Penne Quattro Formaggi
Penne pasta with Chef special creamy cheese sauce (Gorgonzola, Goat Cheese, Mozzarella, Parmesan).
Penne Bolognese
Penne pasta with Bolognese sauce (minced beef, tomato, garlic, onion & carrots).
Salmone Glassato
Salmon llet glassed with honey “Modena” balsamic, baked in the oven. Served with mix vegetables, courgette, peppers & aubergines.
Branzino Alla Salernitana
Fresh Sea bass llets cooked with onion, garlic, chilli, capers, black olives & tomato sauce.
Branzino Alla Grillia
Full grilled fresh Sea bass. Served with grilled vegetables (peppers, courgette, aubergine, red onion, tomato).
Branzino Alla Chef
Full fresh Sea bass, lled with cherry tomato, olives, capers, walnuts, fresh basil, covered in pizza dough, cooked in the oven.
Pizza Campione
Tomato, mozzarella, spicy beef, mushroom, onion and chilli
Stracciette Di Pollo Alla Putanesca
Pieces of tender chicken breast cooked in the pan, with black olives, anchovies, wild mushrooms and tomato sauce. Served with vegetarian couscous
Straciette Pollo All Carry
Pieces of tender chicken breast, cooked in the pan with curry creamy sauce. Served with vegetarian couscous.
Chicken Burger*
Grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, cheese. Served with chips.
Falafel Burger*
Falafel, lettuce, tomato, cheese. Served with chips.
Beef Burger*
Classic beef burger, cheese, tomato, lettuce. Served with chips.
Tagliata Di Manzo
Sliced, grilled Sirloin Steak. Served with rocket, cherry tomato, parmesan, salad and “Modena” balsamic.
Don Leone Steak
Beef Sirloin Steak cooked in pan served with stir fry peppers, red onion, mushrooms, slices of fried bread.
Mix leaf, tomato, red onion, artichoke, mushrooms & turkey ham.
Mix leaf, chicken, sweet corn, egg & tomatoes.
Super Food Salad
Smoked Salmon with mix leaf, avocado, sweet corn, cherry tomato & spinach
Greek Salad
Fresh tomatoes, red onion, peppers, cucumber, feta cheese & black olives
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil & olive oil.
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, artichoke, turkey ham & mushrooms.
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, spicy salami, chilli & fresh oregano
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, slices of chicken, sweetcorn & cherry tomato.
Tomato sauce, mozzarella, tuna, red onion & fresh oregano.
Smoked Salmon with tomato sauce, mozzarella, red onion, rocket & olive oil.
Tomato sauce & selection of vegetables.
Tomato, mushrooms, sauce Bolognese, topped with mozzarella cheese.


Sama Menu

DIPS: All served with homemade bread. Gluten-free option with carrots & cucumber    
Hummus Dip(V)
Crushed cooked chickpeas with tahini mixed with fresh lemon juice & garlic, topped with olive oil.
Mashed baked aubergine, garlic, mixed with chopped tomatoes, onions, green and red peppers, parsley & pomegranate sauce, topped with olive oil.
Greek yogurt, cucumber & fresh mint.
Mashed baked aubergines with tahini, garlic & yoghurt garnished with herbs & topped with olive oil.
Selection of Dip Platter
Hummus, Babaghanouje, Tabbouleh, Moutabal & Mixed Pickles.
A selection of Middle Eastern pickled vegetables, served with homemade bread.
Dolma Vine Leaves
Vine leaves stuffed with rice, onions, parsley, topped with lemon juice & olive oil.
Marinated Olives
Fresh chopped parsley, tomato, red onion, with crushed wheat & herbs.
Mixture of chopped tomatoes, spring onions, cucumber, radish, herbs, roasted at bread & garlic, topped with fresh lemon juice & olive oil.
Soup of the day**
Served with homemade bread.
Layers of fried aubergines, courgettes, peppers, potatoes, onions topped with garlic tomato sauce.
Crushed chickpeas, onions, mixed with fried typical herbs spices & served with garlic mayo sauce ( ve pieces).
Kibbeh Makleeyeh
Deep fried crushed wheat moistened & shaped, stuffed with mince lamb, onions & spices (three pieces).
Hallumi Meshwi
Grilled slices of Hallumi cheese, served with mixed salad (four pieces). Homemade bread (extra £1).
Jawaneh Meshwi
Charcoal grilled chicken wings marinatedinlemonjuice,garlic & spices. Flat bread (extra £1).
Upside down cooked rice, smothered with fried aubergine, potatoes and slowly cooked tender lamb, garnished with parsley & pine kernels, served with yoghurt sauce.
Lamb Tapsee
Fresh aubergines, courgettes & onions, cooked with chunks of tender lamb, in tomato sauce, garlic and herbs served with rice.
Vegetable Tagine
Chickpeas, tomato sauce, courgette, aubergine, peppers, dry apricot. Served with cous cous or rice.
Slow-cooked stews of the day**
Bamia, Fasolia, Mousakka. All served with cooked tender lamb chunk, couscous or rice.
Chicken Biryani
Lamb Biryani
Tender of lamb/chicken combined with basmati rice, raisin, spices, ginger, garlic and coriander.
Chicken Quzi
Lamb Quzi
A rice based dish served with very slow cooked lamb/chicken topped with roasted nuts, raisins & ne noodles.
Chicken Kebab
Lamb Kebab Chunks of chicken/ lamb, marinated with garlic, herbs, special homemade sauce, fresh onion and peppers, served with chilli sauce & homemade bread (two skewers) £9.95  
Mixed Kebab
Skewer of chicken, lamb & kafta kebab with fresh onion and peppers. Served with chilli sauce & homemade bread (three skewers)
Lamb Chops
Grilled lamb chops, marinated with special sauce, served with homemade chilli sauce & rice.
Grilled Half Chicken
Chef special secret marinated half chicken, served with homemade garlic sauce & chips.
Rampant Mix Grill
Skewer of chicken, lamb & kafta kebab, two lamb chops, 1⁄4 chicken, two chicken wings served with chilli sauce, homemade bread & salad
Iraki Kebab
Minced meat, onion & herbs. Comes chill sauce with salad, on the side, grilled tomato and homemade bread.
Full Grilled Lamb
Slowly steamed & grilled whole lamb stuffed with almonds, kishmish, walnuts, ne noodles & onions, marinated with a selection of herbs and spices. Select your own side dishes & served with at bread.
(Delivery) £225
(Eat in)£250
Mesgouf Fish
Traditional secret marination grilled on wood. Served with salad, tourshi el najaf. Your choice of rice or homemade bread.
£18.00(per kg)  
Boiled Rice
Batata Harra
Spicy fried potato cubed mixed with red & green peppers, garlic & a selection of herbs.
Homemade Bread
Allergies, intolerances or dietary requirements: Please ask member of staff before placing your order.
Due to the layout & operation of our kitchen we cannot guarantee that any of our dishes are allergen free; in particular sesame seeds & nuts. Please ask your server for our full allergen table highlighting allergens directly present in our dishes.


Rampant Lion Complex
17 Anson Road,
Victoria Park,
M14 5BZ

Phone: 0161 225 0263