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Strada - Birmingham

The Mailbox 109 Wharfside Street | West Midlands, Birmingham B1 1RF, England
+44 121 643 7279
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average23%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“sea bass” (15 reviews)
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
“mail box” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Mailbox 109 Wharfside Street | West Midlands, Birmingham B1 1RF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a meal on the Saturday before Christmas, we’re surprised we were able to walk in to a virtually empty restaurant at six in the evening. The starter a fried rice ball was amazing I have to say, the main not so. The...More

Thank anthony r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Strada at both ICC and the Mailbox on several occasions in the past. Thought it would be a good place for my husband and I to start our Christmas break. I was so wrong. In the past we have always enjoyed a great experience...More

Thank sharon66paul64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch time visit in December on a Saturday with a large group - which was well managed and food was good, a lot better than we expected in a chain Restuarant Good location, nice venue, nice staff

Thank Riddler1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a weekend in Birmingham and it just so happened to snow. We were due to see a concert which was cancelled so we went out for dinner instead. Stopped at zizzi and they told us they were shutting because of the snow...More

Thank Dottipants
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The starter was a nice warm bowl of Italian bean soup. For a cold week, this was one of the only places I could find soup. It was loaded with beans and not overly salty or spicy. I ordered the seafood risotto and it was...More

Thank JBentraveler
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Pre-theatre dinner from set menu. Friendly but inaccurate service - asked for Olives with drinks, none turned up before the Mains arrived. The Squash was left out of the Risotto, Honeycomb left off the Panna Cotta - so whilst food was pleasant it was all...More

Thank WykehamGateGuy
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

If you want a Surly waitress, drinks forgotten and wrong, starters that are not great and look like they’re thrown on the plate, mains where they forget spicy sausage topping on their self proclaimed ‘favourite’ Vesuvio pizza and then eat the replacement pizza when rest...More

Thank Della W
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

From moment of arrival waitress looked like she couldn't be bothered - couldn't break a smile - food took ages - half order - rest didn't arrive - cold steaks / complained to 2nd manager who denied any knowledge of earlier issues even though he'd...More

Thank SunbeamKent
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Excellent atmosphere, Excellent staff, Excellent food. Excellent customer service. As per my boyfriends request, the waiter put a candle on my desert, and they both sung happy birthday to me. It was a surprise! it was funny. I have come here before, and will definitely...More

Thank Flowerzpopxx
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Such an amazing experience I had at Strada. Amazing service from Tamara and beautiful food. I had mushrooms served on toasted ciabatta and mackerel fillet. I will definitely come back again. Having panna cotta could not be any better.

Thank Robson H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Mailbox 109 Wharfside Street | West Midlands, Birmingham B1 1RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
  • Neighbourhood: Ladywood
  • Phone Number: +44 121 643 7279
Description
Winner of the 'Best Newcomer to the West Midlands' category in the 2006 Metro Reader Awards after it opened, this renowned Strada Italian restaurant is situated opposite the BBC in the Mailbox, one of Birmingham's most prestigious shopping and dining destinations. Attracting a friendly mix of media clientele, shoppers and city visitors, Strada is an ideal choice for enjoying some delicious, authentic Italian cuisine in relaxed, contemporary surroundings. The menu offers freshly prepared, simple dishes of the highest quality, prepared with the finest seasonal produce. Choose from a range of hand stretched pizzas, fresh pastas and risotto, to a selection of grilled meat and fish dishes. The restaurant has a mezzanine level and bar area and, with seating for 120, is the perfect place for business lunches or private functions.
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