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Strada - Birmingham

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The Mailbox 109 Wharfside Street | West Midlands, Birmingham B1 1RF, England
+44 121 643 7279
11:30 - 23:00
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Tue 11:30 - 22:30
Wed - Mon 11:30 - 23:00
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here and sat outside for a light snack with family members. They couldn't cope that well for 15 of us and although they advertised on there menu gluten free it turned out they were limited with choices. The pizzas were nothing to love so a return visit seems unlikely.

Thank Ann22051958
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and myself visited this restaurant this evening and was wholly disappointed by the food served to us..... I ordered a margherita pizza and paid £1.25 each for extra mushrooms and chillies, When this pizza arrived, the cheese was barely there, there was the equivalent of 2 button mushrooms and the chilli was nowhere near the expectations of a... More 

Thank anonymous19101974
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress who served me is a very nice and lovely girl! I ordered toast salmon and panna cotta from the set menu. When the main course was served, it was not with the same ingredients mentioned in the menu. There were lentils, broccoli, spinach and wild rocket all kind of mixed together. This reminds me that once before similar... More 

Thank Mu G
London, United Kingdom
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1,212 reviews
645 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,025 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here for my sister's birthday. The service was pretty slow. However I loved my scallop risotto. My mum's pizza was overcooked. But overall the food wasn't bad. We had the tastecard so not bad value for money.

1 Thank Saintlysinner
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not very busy when we arrived, ordered drinks and food reasonably quick, bread starter fine, burger main arrived along with my chicken and mushroom dish. Burger was really burnt and hard, inedible, my chicken was really small and the meal was just OK. Waiter very apologetic. No toilet paper in one cubicle in ladies. Disappointed and would not recommend.

Thank mike l
London -East
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93 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visted Mailbox for the first time as didnt go on the previous visit. Strada was very quiet .food order and drinks quickly great service .

Thank ladylise20
Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a pre theatre meal and just a special, very disappointed with the meals, I probably would not visit again

Thank petercowdrey
Swansea, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strata has an extensive and varied menu. The staff were most attentive and well trained. The food is very good value for money. The biggest problem, as with many restaurants is the constant Muzak. Take a tip from M&S turn it off for good. You are doing your customers and staff no favours. Constant music like that can affect people's... More 

Thank Iverette
Towcester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was good, the ambience lively if a little loud for us but folk were enjoying themselves on a Saturday night in a busy part of town. Staff were excellent and dealt with a difficult alcohol related incident brilliantly and avoided it interfering with other diner's experience, well done. Our waitress was absolutely lovely and efficient.

Thank _cjh1000
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Robson is an absolute lad, top waiter, free drinks for two at the end as well! Food was prompt considering there were 16 of us and very tasty

Thank Georgia S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?