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La Strada Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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20A-B Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
+44 1202 558902
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17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Andover, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to La Strada again this weekend on our yearly pilgrimage to Bournemouth with 4 other couples and what another fantastic meal we had, all 10 of us can only have good things to say about the service, the ambiance and of course the fab food. Although not the cheapest place in town in our opinion well worth the money.... More 

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bristol
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went here for food new years day as staying in the area, staff were friendly, food was good and drinks not overly expensive (as is the case with many restaurants) .

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of five were looking for a pre-show meal on a Sunday evening. Unfortunately our favourite Valentino's was busy so we went across the road to La Strada. We were advised on entering that they were short staffed and service may be a bit delayed. In practice service was excellent and very prompt, it must be exceptional when they... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After looking online at the menu we decided to eat here because of some of the seafood dishes, unfortunately some of the fish dishes weren't available that night (halibut or Swordfish) but the rest of the menu made up for it as it was far larger variation. The restaurant is quite big but it divided off with little/large areas so... More 

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Stoupa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. I ordered the chicken done in white wine with mushroom with sautéed potatoes. The chef brought it out and offered us vegetables. All cooked beautifully. The first bottle of Sauvignon was good but I would avoid the house white wine as it was revolting. One waiter was polite another one was not very welcoming and didn't look... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry but misled by good reviews on Trip Advisor. Maybe too many old reviews but we were very disappointed. It's a old rather worn out sort of place. Food was overpriced and any half decent Italian chef would be embarrassed by its so so quality. Service was slow despite it not being that busy. My 'chefs' special was a small... More 

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Thank Martin E
Newport, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service and seating of people slow at times but food came out fast and tasted amazing. Cost was good and the restaurant looks nice inside well worth a stop

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Thank Andy C
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Booked table at 5.45pm for 6 people, we arrived at 5.20pm the restaurant was open even though they aren't officially open til 5.30pm and we were immediately shown to our window table. A lovely warm welcoming atmosphere. We ordered our drinks which came quickly plus a dish of olives, shortly after our meal orders taken. Starters ordered included caprese salad,... More 

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Thank tissueharmonics
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We used this restaurant for the first time and if we are to return to Bournemouth would use again. We had our meal early. We like to dine like this as we find we are always served well this way. The property is interesting. We learned that it can accommodate 140 covers. It is a bit twee and dated. Has... More 

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Chard, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The menu was varied with plenty of choice. The meal was served quickly and was obviously freshly prepared and not just warmed up. The service was friendly, quick and very professional. I will definitely be going back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$44
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:30
Monday
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20A-B Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 558902
Description
La Strada Italian Restaurant located in Bournemouth near Poole, traditional Italian cuisine dishes, one of many Dorset residents and visitors favourite dining restaurants, very near Bournemouth Beach.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?