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La Rosa The Strand

193 Pitt St | The Strand Arcade, Shop 133, Level 2, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9223 1674
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
193 Pitt St | The Strand Arcade, Shop 133, Level 2, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Recommended by the concierge at our hotel (QT), we located it in the Strand Arcade, off the Mall. We have been to Sydney many times and never knew these restaurants existed. Described as an ‘oesteria’ ( a simple, rustic Italian restaurant), we couldn’t fault it...More

Thank Jo_Rose_Gum
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Superb location for a catch up meal with a mate in the city. His Pizza was burnt but he could not be bothered to send it back. My bowl of pasta as a main course was really an entree size. Nothing on the wine list...More

Thank Ozziemovers
Reviewed 31 July 2017

It's been three years since I last had the pleasure of dining in The Strand Arcade at La Rosa. It's a slick and sophisticated spot, even if it does play second fiddle to its better-known sibling, Pendolino, at the other end of the ornate, Victorian...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Classified an Osteria (which in my limited experience is more of a rustic experience) this restaurant is a little more upmarket - the tier 2 offering of the sister restaurant at the other end of the 2nd floor in the strand arcade. You can go...More

Thank PeterKaye
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

An excellent meal, friendly attentive and prompt service. Elegant and sophisticated surroundings. Looking forward to a repeat visit.

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Every time we come here it is excellent. The food is delicious and the wait staff are extremely friendly. From the time we walk in until we leave the attention to detail is fantastic especially from our handsome waiter Gaetano. The food was amazing and...More

1  Thank Quan80
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A good spot for a business dinner, a sister to Pendolino at the other end of the Strand Arcade. The menu is full and varied, with more than just the usual Italian clichés. We had a lovely salad to start with, full of fresh ingredients...More

1  Thank Ross M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

excellent atmosphere with sophisticated design... dishes are also delicious the restaurant is able to offer different flavors of Australian cuisine.

1  Thank bilgilib
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Food and service are amazing . Authentic Italian! Deserts are to die for. This restaurant recommended by the staff at the Westin Hotel. Had a great ambience which is vital for any restaurant.We were not disappointed.

Thank heather b
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Excellent restaurant . Pizzas, pasta all wonderful. Very welcoming staff, creative cooking , Very good choice of wines list from Italy. Memorable evening

1  Thank Lisa H
Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with
energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise
buildings and after-work drink places, high-end
shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners
frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a
dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Pitt St | The Strand Arcade, Shop 133, Level 2, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9223 1674
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La Rosa The Strand is an elegant Roman wine bar and osteria located in Sydney’s historic Strand Arcade. Little sister to the iconic Restaurant Pendolino, La Rosa profiles premium, boutique Italian wines, hand-picked annually from Italy. The restaurant features a range of premium local and imported ingredients and artisanal age-old Roman cooking methods to present a unique and authentic dining experience. All our breads and pastas are hand–made daily in house.
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