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La Rosa The Strand


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch after dropping off a watch at my watchmaker. I had the porcetta and was pretty disappointed. The stuffing was overpowering, the meat was over cooked and the crackling was rubbery. And the side of fried/roasted potatoes was soft and not crisp....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 0blairc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good restaurants in Rome are inside the premises, not on the street. They have exquisite decor, wine racks on the wall, well dressed waiters in jackets and ties. They serve 'Roman Food' such as calamari, white fish, salads with gorgonzola, risotto with fungi, pork...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AnthonyCordato
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

At the end of a great weekend in Sydney la Rosa was a beautiful lunch. Feta salad and beetroot pasta were lovely dishes. Beautiful olive oils with the selection of bread, my favorite was fruttata. Deep fried olive was great as well. Lovely wine followed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brownkiwi99
Reviewed 21 November 2018

So disappointing and quite insulting to be served what tasted like yesterdays scraps. The crackling was rubbery, the meat very chewy surrounded by tough fat that was difficult to cut off. This dish was offered to us as the chef's special - and he only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank RnR_Report
Reviewed 17 November 2018

I found this restaurant online. The service was fabulous and it was extra special to have authentic Italian staff. The food tasted like it was "nonna" cooking n the kitchen and the ambience was soft and great for a catch up or special occasion.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank aceresults
Reviewed 15 November 2018

A group of five long time friends met for lunch. The menu is extensive without being overbearing. The service was first rate. The pasta entrees were tasty and arrived “on time”. The mains were just as good including fine pasta and regu and excellent pizza....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JMP158
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I've been here a few times and I've always left with a full belly complete with delicious food. This time round was no exception as I brought some of my friends along for a birthday dinner and the restaurant did not disappoint. Even though one...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank feline c
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Great atmosphere and service but was disappointed with the food. Given the price point quality/cooking should be better. My starter was ok but the main course (a very expensive steak) really wasn't. It was tough and drowning in oil. A return visit is highly unlikely.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank matclarkson
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Like revisiting a restaurant from the 80’s. Pleasant and knowledgeable staff. Limited menu,all traditionalItalian dishes. I hade the tripe and my wife the house special Porchetta Romano

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Zambuck2037
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

La Rosa is situated in the Old world charm of the Strand Arcade. Excellent service and good food & wine. Love the ambience. Enjoyed a leisurely dinner with friends- there was no pressure to leave. Thanks for a great dining experience.

Date of visit: August 2018
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