About La Strada
Tables will be held for only 15 minutes after the reservation time. Please bear this in mind when making your reservation.
After being renovated and restyled into a charming, laid back trattoria-style Italian restaurant, La Strada is once again back on the block at the Shaw Centre serving up some of Singapore’s best Italian cuisine. Popular signature dishes (and some new additions) stand alongside Italian wines provided by La Strada’s friends at Caveau Wines & Bar, completing the picture of dining as it’s done in rural Italy. Set close to Orchard station down Scotts Road, alongside La Strada’s sibling restaurant Les Amis (the flagship for the Les Amis Group), this is an unmissable destination for fans of authentic Italian dining.
For reservations of more than 6 people, please contact the restaurant directly.
Pick any restaurant in the Les Amis Group’s portfolio and you can reliably bet that it will be a superlative representative of the international cuisine its kitchen creates. La Strada is no exception, blessing Singapore’s Shaw Centre with a prime example of Italian food and hospitality. Close to Orchard station down Scotts Road, La Strada is an oasis of rural Italian peace and quiet in the middle of the city. Styled along the lines of Italian trattoria, the decor is rustic, with Tuscan wood panelling, tables, and chairs, and comfortable banquettes lining walls hung with evocative Italian curios. It’s a setting that encourages guests to engage with dining as a social experience, a short holiday, and a chance to catch up with friends and family.
La Strada’s menu has been put together by head chef Dalton Fong, a veteran of the Les Amis stable with stints at Bistro du Vin and Au Jardin under his belt. Well versed in continental European cookery, Fong’s signature dishes include a classic carbonara, crab meat pasta (sure to be a hit in seafood-mad Singapore), chicken cacciatore, and roasted veal loin. In collaboration with Caveau Wine Bar, just around the corner from La Strada’s Scotts Road restaurant, Fong’s authentic Italian recipes come complemented by a stellar range of fine Italian wines that run the gamut from whites and reds through to sweet and sparkling. Singapore city workers and visitors in the vicinity of Orchard and the Shaw Centre can also revel in La Strada’s affordable lunch set menus, with a choice of three courses and an espresso to finish.
The three of us very much enjoyed the meal. The food and service was excellent. The lobster stew and veal veal scallopini as well as the first course of various Italian hams. I would highly recommend the restaurant.
Service is great and the food is well priced value for money. The restaurant is not large so you should make your reservation. We had the signature carbonara which is great and a lighter version than most and it is also served with onsen egg and truffle butter.
Great food, reasonable portions, excellent service and very family friendly. We felt very welcome with 2 active and noisy toddlers. The patrons at the restaurant was also very nice. Definitely a place I highly recommend. Maybe just need to add in 1 more baby chair. Make your reservations.
Service was pleasant. Food portions were pretty huge actually. We were seated near the door, so there's the hot drafts, but they adjusted the air con temperature for us to be comfortable.
Restaurant was cosy and reminiscent of European restaurants. Service was warm and friendly - the youthful staff are always with a smile. We like that the staff were trained in service - could tell from the way they set the table, served the dishes (which we requested for sharing) and cleared the empty plates after. Maybe one could say that this is something expected for an Italian restaurant, but you can't really be sure in this day and age where manpower is hard to come by. Short wait for food. We thoroughly enjoyed the scallops, fancied the tasty squid ink risotto and found the lobster aglio oglio alright - a bit too oily. Initially thought that the serving was on the small side but we were very satiated by the end of the meal (1 appetiser, 2 mains) and decided to skip the dessert. Side notes: 1. If you are looking for somewhere for a quiet meal and conversation, it may be a bit difficult here as the hard finishings were conducive for loud voiced reverberating throughout the room - we had the good fortune of not meeting too noisy a crowd and it was already on the loud side, so we can't imagine if there were just 1 person who laughs a little too loud. 2. If you intend to have a surprise birthday celebration, would be good to call the restaurant directly to enquire if they can plan something. I left a note in my booking that this meal was for a birthday celebration and while I didn't expect them to sing a song or provide a cake, it would have been a nice touch to just wish the birthday girl 'Happy Birthday'.
Hi, I chose La Strada over the comments that I read. It was for my hubby BD dinner. The staffs welcome us warmly. And we chose the coursed according her recommendation and it was the good choice. Total we had 3 courses, White Wine and Truffle Vanilla Ice-Cream with Chocolate Coating as the dessert. We didn't have any idea how will be the food like as it was our first experience on Italian Food. But Hey it was amazing. We fell in love with the foods. OMG! Worth of money and I can say that my treat for my Hubby BD's was a total success.
The overall experience is good. However, the oysters (2 for $14) were too salty. We made a feedback on the oysters to one of the staff, but he commented that it was due to the salt water. My partner and I have tasted many fresh oysters in several restaurants and markets and we know that the oysters and its' juices are definitely not the kind of salty as we'd tasted this time in La Strada. We had oysters as well (3 for $24) the previous time we visited La Strada and they were delicious. This time round, it's way too salty.
Great! That was what my two sons and I felt. My older boy, especially, adores beef. And when he gives two thumbs up, that means a whole lot. My all time favourite at La Strada is the Minestrone soup. I rather reluctantly shared it with my son this time. The vegetables are wholesome and fresh and the dish gently wakes up the senses. I ordered the Chopinno and the experience was yummy, subtle blend of an array of seafood. It is a nice cosy restaurant.. important to make early reservations. My sons' only complaint was that the wait for their food was a little too long. But it was worth it!
Brought my friend here for her birthday dinner! Recently back from italy and had a craving for italian, so decided to try La Strada! The carbonara as recommended by many reviewers was delightful! The runny egg that coated the al dente spaghetti was so good! :) the tiramisu which was supposed to be traditional didnt sit too well with me. I preferred it without the chocolate balls within and i still prefer cocoa powder over chocolate shavings (sorry!). It wasnt bad tasting, just not as delightful as i thought. Maybe i should have tried the limoncellp version ;) Overall the service was awesome and i loved the restaurant's ambience :))
Very good food, in a friendly atmosphere. In addition to the normal A La Carte Menu their was a Truffle Menu (The White Alba Truffles are in season), and it was very fairly priced. Overall, delicious food. Although there appeared to be two groups having Birthday parties, our group of 4 was attended to in efficiently and in a friendly manner. The wine list offers a good range from reasonably priced to expensive. Each time we stay more than one night in Singapore, we try to go to La Strada.