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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 good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“sea bass” (14 reviews)
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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The Mailbox 109 Wharfside Street | West Midlands, Birmingham B1 1RF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dined here before going to the theatre last night. They were under staffed at first with one of the waitresses seeming to be inexperienced. The starter portions were tiny. I had the king prawns which were overcooked. The sauce tasted very fishy and didn't...More

Thank RebeccaLuce
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was so bad I had chicken mushroom and stuffed mushroom and olives. Absolutely bad. The staff were so rude.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on returning to the improved mailbox we enjoyed an aperitif at toms bar before proceeding to strada for lunch where we were greeted given a choice of table and inspected the menu whilst enjoying a glass of house white and scilian red before ordering saltimbocca...More

Thank michael h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for my birthday recently with my family and we had a great time. Staff were very friendly and the service was great, our food didn't take long to come after we had ordered and this was on a busy Saturday night as well....More

Thank Josh M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to celebrate our son's recent birthday on a Saturday evening. We skipped starters and went straight for mains. My sirloin was quite gristly and my wife's chicken was chewy. My older daughter had seafood risotto but one of the mussels was not open...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went on Friday 01/09/17 with some friends to strada an we all loved it. I had the dough balls for starter which was AMAZING and for main I had the chicken and mushroom which was really good too, and dessert I had a chocolate fondant...More

Thank katywilliams85
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Came with my college for our lunch break and OMG the food was amazing. I had a superfood salad with kale and goat cheese and my friend had the king prawn as a starter and sea bass for main. Both tasted out of this world...More

Thank Petya K
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Friday night hoping for a nice meal with my girlfriend. Was seated and handed menus before ordering our drinks, 10-15 minutes and still no sign of drinks, even though we could see our drinks sitting on the bar being ignored by...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Unfortunately, although all our starters were good, my main (pasta with chicken) tasted as if a salt cellar had been spilled on it (and I like salty food as a rule!), Hubby said he wouldn't eat it anyway as it was grey! The waitress was...More

Thank happyseasidegirl
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The board advertise children eat for a £1, cool schools out, every penny counts. Got seated with wheelchair access 1 adult three children and once my eldest placed her order classic burger, I wanted to order 2 courses for £10.95 and off the children's menus...More

Thank Leanne O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$33
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
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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