FOOD & DRINKS

The Mediterranean is the world’s culinary treasure chamber. It holds an infinite depth of aroma’s, colours and flavours. All brought together by their most precious ingredient: the sun.

In Ayla you are welcome seven days a week for lunch, brunch, bites, dinner or drinks. Whether you stop by for a quick bite before the movies, meet for a business lunch, have an evening-long dinner with friends or just a tipple; the food and drinks will never let you down and the international vibe will make you feel at ease at all times.

PANCAKES

Orange
Pomegranate, cream of yorgurt and barley € 8,00

Salted Caramel
Pistachio, dates, cream of yorgurt and barley € 8,00

BREAD DISHES

Pork Belly
Chorizo, pickled red cabbage and mango chilli chutney € 13,00

Burrata
Poached egg, humous, sweet and sour red onion and cauliflower / € 12,00

Steamed Mackerel
Pickled salmon with za'átar, babba ganoush and marinated carrots € 13,00

TAPAS

La Tur cheese
Beetroot and granola € 8,50

Tomato tartare
Poached egg, watercress € 9,-

Bulgur Salad
Nuts, tropical fruit, marinated vegetables and mango chilli chutney € 12,00

Patatas bravas
(frietboutique) € 5,-

Roastbeef
Mushrooms, zucchini, sauce cepes € 10,50

Mackrel
Smoked burrata, watermelon € 10,50

Pickled Salmon
Za'atar, caramelised chickenskin with pistache, atjar from red cabbage € 9,50

Sepia
Pea cream, aceto bianco, lemon zest € 14,00

Raw tuna
Pomegranate, citrus, spring onion € 9,50

Red Snapper
Crab bisque, beet root, fried cappers € 15,50

Lamb
Coffee, carrots € 13,00

Iberico Pork
White onion, bourbon € 11,50

Avocado Pork Belly
€ 9,50

DESSERTS
Banana Parfait
Hazelnut, cinnamon, Frangelico gel / € 8,50

Aleppo Chili Chocolate
Cocoa chili wafers / € 7,50

Creme Catalana
Citrus salad / € 6,50

Ayla's Cakes
See the vitrine

DRINKS
Best with lunch

Jerez
Xixarito Manzanilla / € 5,50

Vermouth
Cocchi Torino, Rosa, Americano, Amaro / € 6,50

Cava
Apriori / € 7,50

Bourgogne (white)
France, Bourgogne, chardonnay, pinot blanc / € 5,50 | 31,50

Pinot Noir (red)
France, Bourgogne, 100% Pinot Noir / € 8,- | 50,-

Mas de Longchamp (rose)
France, Bouches du Rhone / Grenache, Caladoc / € 5,50 | 31,50

Aperitif cocktail
El diablo blanco
Ayla's grapefruit gin, Italicus, Cocchi Americano / € 9,50

El Viejo Chili
Black Tea-infused bourbon, Italicus, Lime cordinal, Angostura bitter / € 8,50

Soft drinks
Thomas Henry
tonic, elderflower, ginger beer / € 3,50

Acqua Panna and Sanpellegrino
0.75L / € 5,-

Big Tom
spicy tomato juice / € 3,80

Coffee & tea
Arabian coffee / € 4,50
Spirit suggestion: Chateau Montifaud VSOP, Cognac

Espresso / € 2,00 / doppio € 3,00
Spirit suggestion: Vecchio Amaro de Cappo Reserva

Espresso macchiato / € 2,20
Spirit suggestion: Lepanto PX, Brandy

Americano / € 2,50
Spirit suggestion: Cocchi

AmaroFlat white / € 3,00
Spirit suggestion: Pedro Ximenez, Sherry

Cappuccino / € 2,75
Spirit suggestion: Crème de Noyaux, liqueur

Latte / € 3,00
Spirit suggestion: Cocchi Barolo, Vermouth

Shakerato / € 3,50
Spirit suggestion: Union 55, rum

Green tea / Black tea / Fresh mint / Fresh ginger / Fresh ginger & orange / Thyme, rosemary, cinnamon Chamomile & lavender / Rooibosall teas are € 3,90

REFRESHING ENERGY BOOSTERS
*freshly pressed in the morning

Lemonade / € 3,50 | fresh orange juice / € 3,50healty shot / € 3,50

IFFR FASTLANE MENU
January 23rd - February 4th

25.00 per person | served from 2 people | drinks excluded | Book here

SERVED IN ONE ROUND     

Ayla is situated in the heart of the IFFR and has you covered for a quick lunch or dinner, so you'll be in time for your next screening! 

A Fastlane menu consists of one round of tapas to share and can be enjoyed in under 45 minutes. 

Please let us know when you make your reservation if there are any dietary wishes and we will accomodate.



Padron peppers  
green Spanish peppers 

Charcuterie 
lomo, chorizo, salchichon 

Iberico pork 
with white onion and bourbon sauce

Burrata 
with tomato salad and basil oil
     
Pickled salmon 
with red cabbage and caramelized
pistachios

Patatas bravas

- - - 
Small cheese platter or Creme Ayla +5.50 p.p.


SOUR DOUGH SANDWICHES

Grilled chicken thighs with sumac yoghurt €8.50

Burrata with roasted cherry tomatoes and basil €8.50

Cecina de Leon
beef with pickles and spinach €8.50

Fried eggs
with smoked feta and pickled red onions €8.50

Poached eggs
with smoked avocado, mushrooms and spiced dukkah €9.50

Poached eggs
with baba ganoush and balsamico €8.50


SPANISH TORTILLA
Daily changing fresh Spanish tortilla with salad € 7,50


PANCAKES: SWEET OR SAVOURY
Salted caramel
with dates and pistachio €8.50

Seasonal fruits
with granola, yoghurt and honey €8.50

Fried eggs
with bacon, hazelnut and dukkah €9.50

Fried eggs
with Manchego and basil €9.50

YOGHURT BOWLS
Chia bowl
with blue berries and pecan nuts €7.50

Granola
and honey roast plums €7.50 


DRINKS
Best with lunch

Jerez
Xixarito Manzanilla / € 5,50

Vermouth
Cocchi Torino, Rosa, Americano, Amaro / € 6,50

Cava
Apriori / € 7,50

Bourgogne (white)
France, Bourgogne, chardonnay, pinot blanc / € 5,50 | 31,50

Pinot Noir (red)
France, Bourgogne, 100% Pinot Noir / € 8,- | 50,-

Mas de Longchamp (rose)
France, Bouches du Rhone / Grenache, Caladoc / € 5,50 | 31,50

Aperitif cocktail
El diablo blanco
Ayla's grapefruit gin, Italicus, Cocchi Americano / € 9,50

El Viejo Chili
Black Tea-infused bourbon, Italicus, Lime cordinal, Angostura bitter / € 8,50

Soft drinks
Thomas Henry
tonic, elderflower, ginger beer / € 3,50

Acqua Panna and Sanpellegrino
0.75L / € 5,-

Big Tom
spicy tomato juice / € 3,80

Coffee & tea
Arabian coffee / € 4,50
Spirit suggestion: Chateau Montifaud VSOP, Cognac

Espresso / € 2,00 / doppio € 3,00
Spirit suggestion: Vecchio Amaro de Cappo Reserva

Espresso macchiato / € 2,20
Spirit suggestion: Lepanto PX, Brandy

Americano / € 2,50
Spirit suggestion: Cocchi

AmaroFlat white / € 3,00
Spirit suggestion: Pedro Ximenez, Sherry

Cappuccino / € 2,75
Spirit suggestion: Crème de Noyaux, liqueur

Latte / € 3,00
Spirit suggestion: Cocchi Barolo, Vermouth

Shakerato / € 3,50
Spirit suggestion: Union 55, rum

Green tea / Black tea / Fresh mint / Fresh ginger / Fresh ginger & orange / Thyme, rosemary, cinnamon Chamomile & lavender / Rooibosall teas are € 3,90

REFRESHING ENERGY BOOSTERS
*freshly pressed in the morning

Lemonade / € 3,50 | fresh orange juice / € 3,50healty shot / € 3,50

APERITIF


Sardinas Eschabeche with arabic bread / € 8,50

Tentaculos Calamarspiced mango chutney / € 8,50

CharcuterieSalchichon, Chorizo, Lomo / € 9,-

Pata NegraCarrasco Guijuelo / € 13,50

Cecina de Leondried Spanish beef / € 8,50

Padron PeppersNorthwestern Spanish mild spiced peppers (v) / € 4,50

Gordal Olivesgreen Spanish olives with pits / € 5,-

Manchego18 months old / € 8,50

CauliflowerServed with a Turkish yoghurt Sumac dip (v) / € 7,50

Smoked AvocadoSeasonal vegatables spiced with dukkah (v) / € 8,50

Oysters

Ayla’s oysters with Mediterranean flavours – 3,50 (1 pcs)

Chili & passion fruit /
raspberry & shallot / chorizo chips / citrus & black pepper.

Classic grilled oysters - 4,- (1 pcs) Beurre noisette, lemon, shallot

TAPAS

VEGA

Burrata
tomato salad with basil oil € 9,50

Poached egg
mushrooms and babba ganoush € 10,50

Spiced Pumpkin
cherry tomato , smoked almonds , versjus sauce € 12,50

Artichoke & Parsnip
parmesan, balsamico, celery foam € 9,50

Zucchini
Walnuts, chicory caramel € 9,-

Patatas bravas
aioli, tomato sauce € 5,– 

FISH
Pickled Salmon
za’atar, chicken skin, pistachios, red cabbage
€ 9,50

Codfish
Parmesan , Artichoke , black garlic € 14,-
Sepia
pea cream, aceto bianco, lemon zest € 14,-

Octopus
arabic hollandaise sauce € 16,50

Black Venus Risotto
pulpo, squid, citrus € 8,50

Ayla Shrimps
Gambon Argentina, laak 3.0 € 13,-

MEAT
Parsnip
Cecina de Leon, celery foam € 9,50

Roastbeef
mushrooms, zucchini, cepes sauce € 10,50

Picanha
shitake, chives oil, bell pepper, chives € 16,-

Baked Liver
smoked eel, passionfruit and chili pepper € 14,50

Sweetbread
Poire glace , mashed patato , mizuna € 13,50

Spiced Chicken Thigh
spring onion lime dressing € 10,50

Iberico Pork
bourbon, onions € 12,50

Crispy Veal
Bbq parsnip , pistachio , star anise jus € 14,50

DESSERTS
Bloody Mary
basil, olive, tomato € 7,50

Creme Ayla
Lemon sumac curd tarttonka bean, almond praline, blueberry / € 5,50

Marsala Poached Pear
salted caramel chocolate ganache / € 7,50
 
Sticky Toffee Pudding srumbutterscoth, vanilla ice cream, dates / € 7,50

Lemon sumac curd tart
meringue, manderijn / € 7,50

Cheese platter
Four cheese selection (v) / € 12,50

La Tur lollipops
balsamic, spiced granola / € 7,50

SPECIALS

Escargots
Arabic butter, bread € 10,-

Lamb Rack
Potato dumplings, blood orange € 16,50

Frog Legs
Arabic spiced butter, bread € 19,50

COCKTAILS

Rosee du Soir
Ayla's Rose gin, lemon juice, Apricot Liquor, Ginger syrup, rose water / 9,-

Noir 80
Chocolate Woodford Bourbon, Ancho Reyes, Cocchi Torino / € 9,50

El Diablo Blanco
Ayla's grapefruit Gin, Cocchi Americano, Italicus / € 9,50

El Viejo Chili
Black Tea Woodford Bourbon, Lime cordial, Italicus, Angostura bitters / € 9,50

Grape-me-up
Ayla's Concord Gin, Cynar, Licor Stregga, Lime Juice / € 8,-

Pedro Nero
Ayla's Prune Genever, Pedro Ximenez Sherry, Balsamico / € 8,-

Violetto
Ayla's Spicy gin, Violet liquor, lemon juice, lavander syrup, egg white, red wine / € 8,50

Fennel Mess-cal
Ayla's fennel gin, Mezcal, grapefruit juice, sugar, pepper / € 9,-

Americano Autumn
campri, cynar, soda / € 7,50

Daiquiri
Diplomatico Planas, lime, luxardo maraschino, simple syrup / € 8,50Ayla Sangria
white / € 18,50

Negroni Sbagliato
Cocchi Torino, Campari, Prosecco / € 8,50

Pink Lady
Ayla's lavender genever, Bergamot juice, Pierre Ferrand, raspberry Syrup / € 8.50

DRAUGHT BEERS

Pilsner / € 2,90
Korenwolf / wit beer, sweet, fruity / € 4,50
Oerknal IPA / € 4,90

BOTTLED BEERS

Malt beer / € 4,50
Er Boqueron sea water beer / 4,8% / € 7,50

AMARO

Chocci Amaro / € 6,50

Vecchio Amaro del Capo / € 9,50

Fernet Branca / € 5,50

Fernet Angelico / € 9,50

Campari / € 4,50

Gran Classico / € 6,50

PORT

Ruby port / € 4,50

Tawny port / € 4,50

Madeira rainwater / medium dry / € 6,50

Madeira special / 10 years / € 9,50

Kopke / Colheita 1984 / € 9,50

Kopke / LBV 2012 / € 6,50

Seguro Vintage 2003 / € 8,50

VERMOUTH

Montanaro / € 5,50

Cocchi Torino, Rosa, Americano, Amaro / € 6,50

Cocchi Barolo Chinato / € 7,50

SHERRY

Gonzalez Byass / Pedro Ximenez / € 5,-

Micaela Fino / € 4,50

Micaela Amontillado / € 4,50

Xixarito Oloroso / € 5,50

Xixarito Manzanilla / € 5,50

LIQUEURS

Luxardo Maraschino / € 5,-

Suze / € 5,-

Noyeaux / € 5,-

Liquore Strega / € 5,-

St Germain Elderflower / € 5,-

Italicus / € 5,-

Cynar / € 5,-

BEERS

Gulpener Drafts
Pilsner / € 2,90

Korenwolf / wit beer, sweet, fruity / € 4,50

Oerknal IPA / € 4,50

Bottled Beers
Malt beer / € 4,50

Er Boqueron sea water beer / 4,8% / € 7,50

El Toro spanish premium craft beer / 5,2%/ € 7,50

La Socarrada Spanish premium beer / 6% / € 7,50

Broken dream, Rum coffee stout van siren / 6,5% / € 7,50 - limited edition

Cuve Delphine, Imperial stout (12 months on Four Roses bourbon barrels) 13% / € 7,50 - limited edition

WINE

Next to these wines that we serve by the glass, we have a selection of more exquisite wines such as Santenay 2013 and Pouilly fuisse 2016. Please ask our staff for our current selection.

Brut

Cava aPriori Spain, blend of Macabeo, Chardoonnay, Rieling, Gewurtztraminer and Muscat / € 7,– | 45,–

Ruinart Brut France, Champagne, blend of Pinot noir, Pinot meunier and Chardonnay / € - | 75,–

Ruinart Blanc de blanc France, Champagne, 100% Chardonnay / € – | 85,–

White
Verdejo Spain, Castilla Mancha 100% verdejo / € 4,50 | 25,50

Domaine de Montpezat France, Pais d’Oc 100% Sauvignon / € 6,00 | 32,50

Casa Lluch selection barrique Spain, Valencia, Verdill, Viognier, Sauvignon/ € 6,50 | 37,50

Albariño Nai Spain, Gaslicia, /100% Albariño / € 7,50 | 42,50

Casamatta Vermentino Italy, Toscana /100% Vermentino / € 8,- | 46,50

Etna Bianco Italia,  Sicilia /70% Carricante, 28%Cataratto  / € 8,50 – | 50,00

Pouilly Fuisse Gran Vin du Bourgogne France, Bourgogne, 100% Chardonnay / € – | 90,00

Red

Vegaval Plata Spain, Castilla Mancha Garnacha / € 4,50  | 25,50

Brindisi Riserva Italy, Puglia, Negroamaro, Primitivo / € 6,- | 34,50

Liszkay Cuvee barrique Hungary, Monoszlo’, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir / € 7,00 | 39,50

Priorat Spain, Catalunia, Garnacha, Carignan / € 7,50 | 43,50

Syrah Azerbaijan, Savalan Caucasus, Syrah 100% / € 7,50 | 43,50

Ripasso Valpolicella Italy,  Corvina,  Rondinella,  Molinara /  € 9,50| 53,50

Langhe Nebbiolo Italy, Piemonte, Nebbiolo 100%  / € 60,–


Rose

Verdrail ROSE France, Provence / Grenache, Cinsault, Mounvedre / € 5,50 | 34,50

Dessert

Coteaux du Layon
France, Saint Aubin de Luigne, Chenin blanc / € 4,50 | 35,-

Equinox
Spain, Catalunia, Garnatxa negra / € 6,- | 45,- non vintage

MEET THE CHEF

Because of his experience at Ciel Blue, Okura and the Zwetheul Chef Freek Dekker knows how to cook on the highest level.

Together with his right hand Jorrit Timmermans he is responsible for Ayla's second Bib Gourmand in a row.

At Ayla you can expect mediterranean organized chaos, in the form of shared dining with an abundance of colours, flavours and unique creations by the master.

KRUISPLEIN 153
3014DD ROTTERDAM
HELLO@AYLA.NL
+31 (0)10 254 0005

SUMMER BREAK:
15 JULY - 4 AUGUST