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“Lunch service”
Review of Strada

Strada
Ranked #72 of 621 Restaurants in Reading
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Lunch service”
Reviewed April 4, 2013

Arrived for lunch and only one waiter was working serving all tables. Friendly service but he was so busy he forgot to get our water and to order our flat bread. Food was delicious again, I had anti pasti, rib eye steak and formaggi misti. Lovely bottle of Abruzzo Rose too.

Visited April 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good location, Great Serving Team, Food OK”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

Went with a group of 11 of us for a celebration meal. Nothing particular to celebrate, so we decided to celebrate that. Location is excellent, parking is very easy, very friendly place and the ambience in the restaurant is very nice. A little loud with children when we arrived, but as we were probably not going to make the place quieter, we never really noticed. Note to self, probably not the best restaurant for a quite meal for two, particularly upstairs. Service was great, although a little slow to begin with. Serving team was excellent and nothing seemed to be too much trouble. Sadly, my steak was really quite poor and I left most of it. I mentioned this to our server when the main courses were collected and it was instantly taken of the bill, followed by a round (or two) of limenchello shots for the entire table!. Overall, it was a great night out for a group who just want a bit of fun in an excellent location with a fun serving crew. If you are looking for quality Italian food, I am afraid you are likely to be disappointed. Don’t get me wrong, it was OK in a “supermarket serving Italian food in their cafe” sort of way, but nothing you would talk about afterwards.

  • Visited March 2013
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Had better frozen pizza's”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

The pizza was very bland and not cheap either my partner had a chicken salad which was tasteless and her starter was just a peice of bread covered in chopped tomato's

  • Visited March 2013
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Reading, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nice italian place”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

NIce italian place. Good value for money. Good service.
Friendly atmosphere. It accepts reservations.

Visited October 2012
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wouldn't even bother!”
Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Came here for lunch today with me and fiancé and a starter and a main. We were greeted by a nice lady who then said go sit over on the sofa where the two beds where not walking us to our seats. So from that we went tot he turn table and sat down and then about 10 mins went by, we had the cocky arrogant waiter who was rude and abrupt - it almost seemed like we ruined his day - the food was average - the service was shoddy - asked us if we wanted to add a tip - what a cheek!!!!!

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