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La Rosa The Strand


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#358 of 5,003 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not my first visit to La Rosa. So I knew what to expect. I was not disappointed. Very good Italian in a very pleasant atmosphere. The added bonus of being in one of Sydney's iconic locations. Food from pizzas to of course pasta to various...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saturday afternoon, no booking but they managed to clear a table for the 4 of us after about 10 minutes. The food was good and the service excellent.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brianmac55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today - no atmosphere - meals were average and completely over priced - scotch fillet at $80 - can get better anywhere else - lasagna oily and zero atmosphere - like 3 other people there Do not go here

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ChrisCCCLondon
Reviewed 27 January 2019 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 20 January 2019

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
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