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Strada - Highgate

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About Strada - Highgate

Although a fair-sized chain, Strada manages to retain the feel of a neighbourhood Italian restaurant. Probably because each restaurant is individually designed, though all share certain common features such as burgundy banquette seating and nice staff. A one-off, this Highgate branch has kept many of the original features of the listed building it occupies. Slower-paced than its West End siblings, its buzzy without being manic - apart from at weekends when its packed. On the menu are pastas, risottos and 'house' specialty, scrummy wood-fired pizzas, but the bestsellers by far are the meat and fish grills (very healthy, very Highgate). Regulars are wealthy locals, George Michael and Les Dennis among them, who stick to their 'usual' table. The most popular area is the front section by the windows that open out onto the terrace.



Full a la carte

Starter

Caprese Imported mozzarella made from fresh buffalo milk and served with vine -
ripened tomatoes, fresh basil leaves and extra virgin olive oil - £4.95
Crostini with aubergine, buffalo mozzarella, smoked speck cured ham and home made pesto - £4.95
Antipasto Misto - Parma ham, speck, Finicchiona salami with olives, artichokes and Sardinian crisp bread - £5.75

Main Course

Insalata di Spinaci (Baby spinach leaves, sliced avocado, smoked pancetta bacon and parmesan shavings tossed with a mustard dressing) - £7.25
Conchiglie (Traditional homemade conch shaped pasta with a rich beef and tomato ragu) - £7.95
Pizze Fiorentina (wilted spinach cooked with garlic, nutmeg and black pepper with parmesan, tomato and free range organic egg) - £7.95

Dessert

Torta al Ciocolato (warm chocolate tart with amaretti biscuits and vanilla ice cream) - £4.25
Tiramisu (savoiardi biscuits soaked in espresso and rum layered with mascarpone cheese, eggs and dusted with cocoa powder) - £3.95
Torroncino Affogato (iced nougat semi-freddo with a shot of espresso poured over) - £4.25



Additional Information


Address:

4 South Grove, Highgate, N6 6BS

Nearest tube:

Highgate

Average Price:

Under £24

Opening times:

Mon - Sat 12pm - 11pm
Sun & Bank Holidays 12pm - 10:30pm

Dress Code:

Smart Casual

N.B. Bookings can no longer be made for this restaurant through London Online



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