Strada - Wapping
St. Katharine's Way, Wapping, East-London, E1W 1AA
Strada's stylish interiors and contemporary, regional Italian cuisine have made it a diners' favourite all over the UK. The sprawling metropolis of London is home to a number of these superb eateries, so wherever you find yourself, you're never too far from enjoying the fine, fresh Italian flavours of Strada. Strada is an excellent location for a special celebration, business lunch or laid-back meal. The menu is extensive, featuring a wealth of pasta, pizza, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. Popular options include starters such as gamberoni (king prawns) with garlic, white wine, chilli and lemon butter, and mains like the 10oz rosemary-marinated, chargrilled rib-eye steak, served with fries and fresh rocket. Pasta-enthusiasts will love panzerotti porcini, and those with a penchant for hand-stretched, crispy-based pizza can choose from a range of fantastic toppings - the Rossa, featuring spicy southern Italian salami, roasted red peppers, chilli, caramelised onions, garlic, fresh oregano and mozzarella is just delicious. If you're looking for a lighter option, Strada has introduced a new range of dishes with fewer than 600 calories - meat-lovers should try the tagliata di manzo. To finish, choose a treat such as a traditional pannacotta. Add to all this a wine list that stays faithful to Strada's authenticity, and service that is friendly and efficient, and you have a dining experience that's winning fans in every corner of the capital.