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Strada Riverside at More London

I mentioned we were invited to dine out at Strada Riverside at More London over the weekend. We all love spending a day in London so hopped on the tube, emerging into misty London at London Bridge station. We headed to the Thames and walked along the Thames path until we got to More London, this is a modern development around City Hall which encompasses office buildings, restaurants and public spaces.

Strada Riverside at More London

As we were a little early we made use of the open space, admiring the amazing panoramic view, whilst the children played in the water fountains.

Strada Riverside at More London

Then it was time for lunch. We were taken to our table which was on the upper floor and had the most amazing view (table 206 in case you want to book it!). Our waitress Camilla was lovely and gave the children menus, colouring pencils and stickers to keep them occupied whilst we browsed the menu. We all love Italian food so the children were happy with their food options.

Strada Riverside at More London

The children’s menu has recently been re-designed with the help of kid judges and you can see their ‘stamp of approval’ (their little signatures) displayed on every Strada kids menu. Aimed at the under 12s’ the menu includes a starter, main course, dessert and drink all for the affordable price of £6.50. My two opted for the Garlic Flatbread, Rigatoni Pomodoro followed by Ice Cream but the menu offered grown up options too, such as a Seasonal Vegetable Risotto and Chargrilled Chicken.

I thought the menu was extensive and it took me a while to choose as everything sounded delicious! My husband and I opted to share a Burrata & Prosciutto starter with buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto, rocket and artichoke. It was amazing.

Strada Riverside at More London

The food was really lovely, beautifully presented and full of flavour. It was difficult to know where to look, at the food or the amazing view. Over lunch the mist cleared so we could fully appreciate the view from HMS Belfast to the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and City Hall. The restaurant has been designed to make full use of the view and we weren’t the only ones taking sneaky pics of the view. We even got to see Tower Bridge opening to let a tall ship sail through.

Strada Riverside at More London

I’m not quite sure how I had room after my Salmon and Lentils for this Chocolate Fondant but I squeezed it in somehow. Before we knew it our beautiful meal was over and we left with very full tummies.

Strada Riverside at More London

The menu at Strada has some wonderful Italian dishes so we’ll definitely be back to sample more. There are a couple of Strada restaurants in London but I think Strada Riverside will always be our favourite. The service was also great and I really appreciated that the staff talked to our children as I find they often get overlooked when we’re eating out.

To find out more about Strada’s menu or book a table take a look at their website.


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    North East Family Fun
    October 8, 2015 at 9:23 am

    I don’t think I’ve ever been to a Strada restaurant but it looks lovely – food all looks fresh and delicious and I wouldn’t think twice about taking my children there. Plus I bet it’s one of the best value places in London with that spectacular view!

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    Tori Gabriel
    October 8, 2015 at 9:25 am

    That is a really reasonable price for a children’s meal, especially for London. This restaurant looks amazing!

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    October 8, 2015 at 10:49 am

    The food especially the dessert looks so yummy.

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    October 8, 2015 at 11:52 am

    What an amazing view! I can’t remember the last time we visited a Strada restaurant.

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    October 8, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    That food looks to die for! I’m heading to London in a few weeks and we hadn’t decided on a meal venue, so this looks like it might win!

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    Jenni - Odd Socks and Lollipops
    October 8, 2015 at 3:02 pm

    This place looks great, and how yummy does the food look. I really like the sound (and the price) of the Children’s Menu too

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    October 8, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    Strada does some great food, I love Italian! This restaurant has a wonderful view too!

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    October 8, 2015 at 7:42 pm

    I love going into London, will have to try this out when we next go, food looks amazing x

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    Sarah Bailey
    October 8, 2015 at 7:57 pm

    Oh my goodness that food – how delicious does it look – oh to be able to reach through the screen. x

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    Mummy ms memories
    October 8, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    Wow… My mouth is watering. The food looks amazing and the views… Stunning!

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    Zena's Suitcase
    October 8, 2015 at 9:21 pm

    The food looks amazing, I’m always a sucker for a good Italian. The views are really impressive though, definitely a reason for a visit here

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    October 8, 2015 at 10:33 pm

    Oh my goodness that Chocolate Fondant has got my mouth watering, what a great restaurant:-)

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    October 9, 2015 at 11:58 am

    This was the very first Strada I ever visited and I had the best Gamberoni I had ever tried x

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    October 9, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    I’ve never been into a Strada. I suppose as a Londoner, it’s easy to stick to what you know rather than trying new things. This does sound like a great place to go for a special occasion, and I will certainly keep it in mind for my birthday :p

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    October 9, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    wow that is an amazing view – I will definitely have to visit when I’m next in town.

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    Ana De- Jesus
    October 9, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    Not only did you have a breathtaking view but you also had delicious food to match. It is good that your children were catered to as well!

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    Sabina Sher
    October 9, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    Wow this good looks amazing! It’s made me hungry haha x

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    October 10, 2015 at 2:16 am

    We recently tried out the Strada in Cardiff and loved the kids menu – so good to hear you also had a positive experience – I know I’m going to go back again soon

    Laura x

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    tracey bowden
    October 10, 2015 at 10:58 am

    I’ve never been to Strada before but the food looks delicious. There isn’t one local to me but will keep it in mind if I am ever local to one. It’s good to know they have good kids menu’s too

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    October 10, 2015 at 4:56 pm

    So many great places in London I have no idea about! Thanks for this

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    Ickle Pickle
    October 11, 2015 at 9:58 pm

    I have only been to Strada in Centerparcs and it was lovely. This one looks amazing – that view is incredible! Kaz x

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    October 13, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    Mmm, yummy food with a great view ey?! 🙂

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