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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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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Mailbox 109 Wharfside Street | West Midlands, Birmingham B1 1RF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here before and you can not fault the food. Being good so went straight for mains. Got seated ok but had to wait for someone to come and take our drinks. My mate wanted a chicken breast with his pasta and had no...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like this Strada, maybe because it's in the mailbox and the mailbox is very pleasing to the eye. It's modern and with a metropolitan feel. The food is amazing! I went for the arincini - however it isn't like proper Italian as is quite...More

Thank Charshe84
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Visited on Saturday 20th May with my wife and 2 boys to take advantage of 25% off with Gourmet Society. Had it not been for that and the fact that we had just fought the rain to get here, we would probably have walked out...More

Thank Sam J
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Visited on a fairly quiet Thursday evening, probably less than half of the tables taken. Throughout the meal there was a total lack of interest from the staff. It took some time to get the attention of staff and on two occasions I had to...More

Thank 001Kevin
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We visited on a Sunday evening and got a table straight away. Food was good. There was a small issue of hard unripe avocado but this was rectified with a replacement. It was Mothers day but we visited in the evening without a reservation. I...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here as a family on a Saturday evening. Service was brilliant, especially Robson who was attentive, polite and friendly. Good was good value and very tasty.

Thank EJBrown
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Nothing wrong with the food. Service was slow and we had to chase up for main course, drinks that were ordered when it eventually arrived and then also for the dessert.

Thank sandra2405
Reviewed 26 April 2017

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...More

Thank Ann22051958
Reviewed 23 April 2017 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...More

Thank anonymous19101974
Reviewed 22 April 2017 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...More

Thank Mu G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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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