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Strada Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

1-2 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
01865 514 468
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Price range: $23 - $39
Hours:
Tue 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Located on Little Clarendon Street, Strada serves up authentic Italian food in a spacious and stylish setting. The restaurant is perfect for taking a break from shopping, holding business lunches or enjoying leisurely dinners with friends and family. Strada Oxford is a part of the well-known group of contemporary Italian restaurants located on the high street serving good quality, simple, freshly prepared dishes using the finest seasonal produce available. The menus offer hand stretched pizzas, fresh pastas and risotto, as well as grilled meat and fish dishes.

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English first
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Sad but Carluccio's has returned in its place and is better. Strada needs to find a new home. Oxford remains woefully bereft of decent restaurants in its centre.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Went there on a Wednesday night as a party of 6. Wasn't our first choice but decided to give it a try. Unfortunately a huge party (20 or so) of University girls from some sort of sports club were there too. We were seated right next to them. We could not hear each other for the entire duration of our... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

In Oxford for the day midweek, we dropped into Strada for a quick lunch. Service was friendly, bright and efficient, although to be fair there were few other diners. The venue is fine, especially when seated near the front windows for people-watching! We started with bruschetta pomodora and funghi al forno - each good, although the latter maybe a little... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Markedly average. We ate early evening (6pm on a Monday) so it was quite quiet. Whilst I can't say that the service was slow, I would worry about how they would cope when it was busy. We've been spoiled by eating more often at Branca (a 5-10 walk away from Strada) so I will tend to judge by those standards,... More 

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Oxford
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Food was average. My boyfriends chicken and spaghetti looked like a child's meal you would cook in your home oven, however my seafood risotto was quite tasty. Service was average. I would only return with a special offer deal coupon that they often email, as it's not worth the full price

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Brighton, England
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Great buzzy restaurant, quick excellent service - lovey food as usual for a chain group. Highly recommend!

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I've been to Strada before and it was nothing special but this one in Jericho was brilliant. Miro went above and beyond to make sure we were happy - i was being a pain and really craved carbonara but it wasnt on the menu but he went and asked anyway and they made it for me. The food was brilliant,... More 

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London
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

One can get a bit tired of chains like Strada and Cafe Rouge, but this is one of the better ones. Good service, nice decor, a buzzy atmosphere and the standard menu done rather well.

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Oulu, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We visited here March 2013 with my family and friends. We all had pizzas and my little one had kids pasta dish. My husband enjoyed his pizza Caprino. I had pizza Prosciutto e verde. In my honest opinion, since this place was recommended by our Italian friends, I did expect to have more from it. More than average pizza in... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I've enjoyed Strada before but not visited for a while. Today, seven of us arrived to sample the menu. Helpful staff seated us quickly. Drinks arrived swiftly. I ordered the Pollo Funghi with a Tricolore as a side salad. Well-presented. Delicious chicken with a light Funghi sauce; butter-fried potatoes with onions, rocket garnish. Tricolore traditional with home-sliced generous portions of... More 

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Additional Information about Strada Italian Restaurant

Address: 1-2 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford OX1 2HP, England
Phone Number: 01865 514 468
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
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
Average Prices: USD 23 - 39
Cuisine: Italian

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