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Strada

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Unit 20 Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 939 4861
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow it was so busy for a Thursday night surely it was going to be great! But no unfortunately it was really rather bad. The starters were tiny (wish I had taken a picture!) Maybe they were cutting down on portion size incase they ran out or something! Then for the main I had a seafood pasta which was filled... More 

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Thank 222Mich68
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An unplanned visit to the Strada at the Oracle. We both thoroughly enjoyed our meal, reasonably priced with very friendly and helpful staff. Will definitely return next time we're in Reading.

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Thank Russell S
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday lunch, 2 courses £10.95, food was lovely & so was the wine!! But what stood out was the service from 'Diaz' he had amazing customer service without being fake, fun & attentive. Could do the job with his eyes closed. Well done Diaz

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Thank Luckyjct
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decent sized restaurant. Menu I thought was a little limited and no the selection o would expect from Strada. Staff were ok but I did feel they were constantly getting you to order more with the way they kept suggesting dishes all of which were the most expensive ones. Food was ok but the sea bass that I ordered was... More 

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Thank Belal_ali
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was my second time there, first time it was really nice, this time not great. Had a table at 8 Friday night and it was busy. Our table was close to the door and it was chilly at times. We waited 20 minutes to place our order and another 50(!) for our food (only mains) and then it wasn't that... More 

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Thank 95charlotte
Porto, Portugal
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my bf and one friend, we had for starters garlic bread, Italian bread to share, and squid... The garlic bread had Rosemary on top and pieces of garlic, that I don't personally don't like to eat, but after all doesn't have many flavour. Italian bread was ok and the squid was nice with very good sauce!... More 

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Thank Catiadosreis
Reading, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We haven't been to Strada in Reading for a while so decided to try it for lunch on a drizzly January day. The place was pretty deserted when we arrived unlike most of the neighbouring restaurants and maybe, just maybe this has something to do with how the food quality has fallen. Chicken ceasar appeared to be completely lacking in... More 

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Thank arborfieldman
Windsor, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Had a lovely meal here piping hot & nicely cooked & presented. It is a chain but good nevertheless. Would visit again if in the area.

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Thank TheAdamsFamily286
Slough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have visited many local Italian restaurants in this area but this one is the most unattractive one from all of them. Service is great, but the food is very bland, boring and disappointing. We would go back anytime to Strada in Newbury, but not to this one in Reading.

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Thank MartinKck
Liphook, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Tried Strada for the first time and ordered from the 3 course Christmas menu. Food was ok, not bad just nothing with a wow factor. What set the lunch apart was the service. Super waiter who made our lunch really special.

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Thank Katrina B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 20 Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 939 4861

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?