Blog Archive

Valentine's 2017

For the perfect start to your meal we’ve got a sharing platter, which boasts a selection of Italian cured meats, olives, mozzarella and semi-d...

2016

Graduating? The Prosecco Is On Us!*

If you’re graduating this Summer, we want to help celebrate your success the only way we know how. Reserve your graduation table with us, an...

10% Off Strada Takeaways for Euros 2016!

With football dominating the airwaves for the next month, what better way to celebrate than to grab some friends and watch the game with some delici...

Introducing the NEW Strada Classics Menu

We’ve created an exciting new menu that brings together the Strada classics we know you really love. Available everyday at select Strada loc...

Strada Leads the Kids Pack!

Many of us at Strada are parents, and once the business of a fresh new Spring menu for our adult guests was done, we knew we wanted to create a menu...

Pizza Mondays

Join us after 12pm every Monday and enjoy any pizza from our main menu for just £5! Choose from: COTTO HAM & FUNGHI Tomato, mozzarel...

Strada To Your Doorstep

A number of our restaurants are now delivering our delicious Italian food straight to your home or office! Take a look below to see if your local St...

We're Having A Makeover

We'll be updating this page with details of our makeover sites - keep a lookout to see if your local Strada is the next to undergo a transfomati...

January Set Menu

Available from 12-7pm everyday, choose from 2 or 3 courses and enjoy a complimentary non-alcoholic drink of your choice* to celebrate our partnershi...

2015

Dry January

It all kicks off on January 1st and to celebrate our partnership, and to support customers who are ditching the booze in January, we'll be addin...

Black Friday

Make sure you are signed up to our mailing list at www.strada.co.uk/signup and keep an eye on your inbox on Wednesday afternoon. We will be sending ...

Pumpkin Risotto Recipe

Recreate this at home and share a picture with us on our Facebook or Twitter, and you may just receive a little treat... Strada's Pumpkin Riso...

Kids Eat For £1 This Half Term

View Kids Menu *Terms and conditions: Purchase one adult size main course at full price and an accompanying child can enjoy a kids set menu...

#GBBOFinal

Terms and conditions Tweet using the #StradaSweets anytime from 6-9pm on Wednesday 7th October 2015 for your chance to win a dessert each for 2 pe...

#SCRUMptiousStrada

Simply like or share this post and show it to your server to redeem. Terms and conditions Like and share the post on Facebook or retweet...

Tomato & Basil Soup Recipe

Make the most of the tomato season with this recipe for our Tomato & Basil Soup. This warming dish is perfect as a starter or light lunch and is...

Autumn Menu Trial

You can expect a whole new selection of dishes including our Sicilian Arancini starter, crisp rice balls with smoked mozzarella, spicy tomato sauce ...

WIN A 2 Months’ Supply Of Artisan Ice Cream

Lovingly made in Hampshire and served in all of our Strada restaurants, we think this ice cream gives the Italians a run for their money! Get your...

August Food & Drink Pairings

Here are our recommendations for this month’s menu… Try our new Whitebait starter alongside a chilled glass of Vermentino Di Sardegna...

August Set Menu Has Arrived

It brings with it a new delicious selection of 2 & 3 course meal options, straight from our Chef’s kitchen and is available every Monday t...

#TUBESTRIKE!

*Terms and Conditions - Show this offer on your mobile phone to your server at Strada and enjoy a free cappuccino, latte, espresso or Americano. Off...

terms & conditions

Win Flights To Italy For 2 Prize consists of 5 x £300 of flight vouchers. Winners will be selected at random from all those who have liked t...

NEW Kids Set Menu

What’s more, we’ve created this menu to include a starter, main course, dessert and drink at a new price of just £6.50*. And ...

#TRAINSTRIKE!

*Show this offer on your mobile phone to your server at Strada and enjoy a free cappuccino, latte, espresso or Americano. Offer valid from Wed 8th J...

NEW Aperitivi Hour

Let us treat you to your 2nd drink during our new Strada aperitivi hours… This summer we’ll be celebrating between 4pm - 7pm all week...

Summer Set Menu Has Arrived

BOOK A TABLE > ...

Strada Wimbledon presents our limited-edition ‘Strawberries & Cream Pannacotta’ Recipe

Ingredients for 4 servings · 1 Vanilla Pod · 6g Leaf Gelatine · 500 ml Whipping Cream · 150g Icing Sugar &midd...

Aperitivi Top Tips

Tip 1 When making an Aperol Spritz, use large ice cubes (not crushed), which is essential for the drink's slow dilution. Tip 2 Extra bubbly ...

New All Day Set Menu

What makes these even more special is that our Head Chef Nico reveals new set menu dishes every few weeks to showcase the latest seasonal ingredient...

Father’s Day Weekend Special

From 18th – 21st June, we’re offering our higher welfare, grain fed steak (sourced specially from Northamptonshire) plus a glass of wine...

Discover what’s new on our menu…

Our Head Chef has introduced fresh ravioli, artisanal ice cream, higher welfare grain fed beef (which gives our steaks and Tallegio burger an incred...

NEW Lunch & Afternoon Set Menu

Discover exclusive dishes not currently on the a la carte menu, including spring veggie bruschetta, fresh fish fritti and Jude’s artisanal ice...

Al Fresco Dining!

Planning after-work nibbles or craving a glass of refreshing Italian Prosecco in the sun? Just find your nearest Strada restaurant below and we can ...

Vanilla Pannacotta Recipe

Ingredients for 4 servings • 1 Vanilla Pod • 6g Leaf Gelatine • 500ml Whipping Cream • 150g Icing Sugar Method Soak...

♯TestKitchen News

Choose from a selection of delicious dishes including ‘Pesce Fritto’, lightly breaded and fried squid, salmon and sea bass served with c...

NEW Catch of the Day!

Starting today we’re serving new fresh fish specials every Friday to Sunday at selected Strada restaurants (this week it’s fresh, line c...

2014

Rigatoni, Speck e dolcelatte recipe

Ingredients for 4 servings. · Rigatoni pasta ( or any other short shape pasta) 350g · Single cream 300ml · Dolcelatte or...

A few changes at Strada …

We are now pleased to announce that we have been sold to a group of private investors called Sun Capital Partners who are committed to investing in ...

CHEF NICO'S RISOTTO VERDURE RECIPE

INGREDIENTS FOR TWO PEOPLE: 100g of shelled broad beans (800g in the pod) Half a chopped onion 1 small garlic clove 6 spears of asparagus 650c...

INTRODUCING... NEW ITALIAN PUCCIA BURGERS!

Since our Italian Puccia Burgers launched they have fast become a new Strada favourite receiving amazing customer feedback and becoming one of the m...

NEW Strada delivery service in London!

Whether you’re at home or at the office, simply head to their website to order your favourite Strada pizzas, risottos, desserts and much more&...

CELEBRATING 125 YEARS OF MARGHERITA PIZZA - WIN £125 OF Strada Vouchers!

All this month we’re celebrating the much loved Margherita Pizza, which legend has it was created for Queen Margherita herself 125 years ago. ...

Strada pizzas now available as low calorie pizzettas!

The menu addition is great for vegetarians too, as there are 4 tasty vegetarian pizzettas to choose from such as the ‘Campagna’ (sliced ...

2013

Our NEW Cocktails are here!

COCKTAILS ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ MOJITO White rum, mint, fresh...

Check out our new STUDENT PIZZA DEAL!

Strada locations across the UK have just launched a BRAND NEW DEAL to treat their local student guests heading back to school this September. All ...

We have a #STRADASUMMER Competition Winner!

Helen is heading off to Italy with a guest to enjoy a luxurious, £5,000 value all-inclusive holiday in Sicily! Her and her guest will be hoste...

Summer Lunch Box Deal at Strada!

As part of our new summer menu launch, we have just released a new batch of options for your favourite Strada LUNCH BOX deal. Available from 12:00pm...

NEW! Menu Fisso

Here at Strada we have just launched our brand new summer menu of dishes and drinks, and have also included a new selection for our popular Menu Fis...

Father's Day Feast

Head to Strada and TREAT DAD (and yourself!) with our 35 day aged chargrilled rib-eye STEAK, roasted new potatoes, rich Marsala sauce PLUS a Nastro ...

Get Your Picnic On!

Get your picnic on! Whether it’s lunch in the park or back at the office, your favourite LUNCH BOX at Strada is as perfect for take away as it...

Introducing our brand NEW Saturday Is Date Night

You told us you loved our first Saturday is Date Night offer, and now it’s back and better than ever. Whether it's lunch, afternoon nibble...

NEW! AFTER WORK SOCIALS at Strada

Perfect for two to share at just £14, you and a friend can enjoy 2 glasses of beer, wine, or Prosecco plus our incredible Antipasto platter of...

Introducing the new Lunch Box

Happening Monday to Friday from 12pm - 4pm, you can choose any one of our hand-stretched pizzas from our ‘favourites’ list, a mixed side...

5,555,555 Pizzas!

Our chefs couldn’t be prouder (having hand-stretched, dressed, and baked every one fresh), and to say THANK YOU we’ve got a very special...

Help us raise a tasty sum for Comic Relief!

It’s the day when people at work, home and school do something funny for money, from cake sales and quiz nights to comedy hairdos. As the excl...

You spoke, we listened!

Some Strada menu classics will be making their way back to our menu this February, thanks to your feedback! You told us you prefer our Salmon Lent...

See our statement on food test results

Strada takes the integrity of its products extremely seriously and our customers must always be clear on the quality of the product we serve. Theref...

2012

Find out what our reviewers have to say

Budding reviewers had to tell us why they qualified for the job, and we took the best, most creative responses and asked them to pay a critical visi...

Swipe and spend Nectar points

On your next visit to Strada, simply swipe your Nectar card to redeem points on your meal and drinks. Nectar points can be used as full or part paym...

Strada TasteCard Promotion

We do, however, continue to offer our best deals through our newsletters and website, and of course you can continue to benefit from great set menus...

The new Strada menu

..to develop a menu which truly reflects the rich diversity and regional history of Italian cuisine. Classic Italian recipes - linguine pescatora,...

Versatile and good for you

Even though they might not look it mushrooms are very good for you. They contain vitamins C, B6, and B12 which boost your immune system and help to ...

The Culinary Calendar - August

Next week taking we'll be taking a look at Parma ham but this week it's the turn of Parmigiano-Reggiano, otherwise known as Parmesan cheese, which is ...

What makes extra virgin olive oil "extra virgin"?

The answer lies in the process that the olives go through to become olive oil. Once the olives have been picked from the tree and washed they're tur...

The Culinary Calendar - July

Homer called it 'liquid gold' and in ancient Greece athletes ritually rubbed it all over their bodies. Throughout history olive oil has been more than...

Championing the Mediterranean diet

...it's the way Italians have eaten for generations. Combined with a physically active lifestyle, lots of social interaction and a deep appreciation o...

The Culinary Calendar - June

At Strada this is a philosophy that we believe in passionately and, from the start of June, every month we'll be celebrating a different Italian ingre...

We love Castelvetrano olives

They're grown in the Belice Valley, Western Sicily, around the town of Castelvetrano which, due to its fertile soil and agreeable climate, is re...

All hail the mighty asparagus!

The British asparagus season typically runs from April 24th to June 21st, although this can vary depending on the vagaries of the British weather. Thi...

A taste of Romagna

We've brought street food to Strada! Try our delicious new Piadina Parma: toasted Italian flatbread filled with Parma ham, buffalo mozzarella an...

Home-style lasagna now being served

Nothing beats the taste of a traditional lasagna and, owing to popular demand, we're delighted to announce that we now feature our rustic version on t...

Supporting Marie Curie Cancer Care

Recently nominated as our partner charity, Marie Curie Cancer Care provides end of life care and support to terminally ill people and their families a...

See War Horse live on stage

We've got four tickets to see the award-winning drama War Horse live on stage in London's West End to give away, plus a meal for four at Strada, a cop...

Keep little mouths happy!

Little ones love to copy grown ups, and mealtimes are no exception. That's why we're proud to introduce our brand new kid's menu. We&#...

New lunch and evening menus

Our set lunch menu now offers two options: a main course for £6.95, or a main course plus a drink from our selection for just £8.95. With ...

Resolutions, resolutions, resolutions

You can still enjoy a delicious meal at Strada and look after your waistline by enjoying one of our healthier choice dishes which each contain fewer t...

2011

We've won a web award

A couple of months ago the Strada website was shortlisted in the annual Caterersearch.com web awards in the 'Restaurant Website - Group' cat...

Christmas Competition Winners

We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who took part in our Facebook competition to win a Christmas party for 10 people at your favourite Strada...

We're up for a web award!

These are the only web awards for the hospitality community and we're very excited to have been shorlisted. We're in the 'Restaurant website (group)' ...

Announcing our arrival at Heathrow Terminal 3

We'll be serving our usual blend of fantastic Italian food and welcoming hospitality in a wonderfully designed restaurant, which is sure to provide a ...

We've won a design award!

The inaugural SBID International Awards 2011 ceremony, which attracted entries from a wide array of high-end designers and architects around the wor...

Now open at Westfield Stratford City

Westfield Stratford City is anchored by flagship John Lewis, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose stores, a 17-screen Vue cinema, and the UK's largest cas...

We've just opened in Harpenden

Situated in a former engineering works, this is one of the more unusual and interesting restaurants that we've opened recently. The high ceiling heigh...

Help us to win an award

The awards are a celebration of the best in web design and development and we're shortlisted in category 11 - redesign of the year. We're fighting it ...

Hello Edinburgh!

Our first restaurant north of the border has just opened on Castle Street, right between the bustling shops, galleries and garden of Princes Street an...

Come and try our new menu

There's a new section of classic Italian tasters (Assaggi) including Peperoncini - sweet piquante red chilli peppers stuffed with ricotta and lem...

Spring specials now available

We've got four fantastic dishes to choose from, including Calamari Fritti - deep fried crispy calamari lightly floured and seasoned, with lemon dressi...

New season, new look

The designer people use phrases like 'responsive layout' and 'HTML5 awesomeness' when they describe it. We just think it's very ...

The Responsibility Deal on Health - what we're doing

in respect of the part that the hospitality industry has to play in public health.  We know from our customer research that healthy living is a l...

Strada goes mobile...

Well, from today all of that is over, as when you visit www.strada.co.uk whilst on-the-go you'll be directed to our great new mobile site. It ta...

New Winter Specials

For pasta lovers there's Tortelli al Cinghiale - wild boar filled egg pasta with a rosemary and butter sauce, finished with Grana Padano -&n...