La Strada is probably the youngest of one of Singapore's most reputable restaurant group, Les Amis.
Located in Shaw centre, right on the corner of Orchard and Scotts, this chic and modern looking restaurant serves contemporary Italian cuisine that fits in with the overall theme...
Recommended appetizers include: Salad of char-grilled seafood and mesclun with coral sauce, Char-grilled Italian sardines and potatoes, served with shallot & sultana sauce and Roasted tomato soup with ricotta and parmesan gnocchi...
Then there is a good selection of scrumptious pizzas and pasta dishes... for example: Tagliolini al granchio (Fresh hand-cut pasta with mud-crab, garlic, chilli, white wine and extra-virgin olive oil sauce) or the Pasta al Forno con zucchini e' pancetta (Pasta tubes, filled with zucchini, pancetta, and tomato ragout, topped with buffalo-mozzarella and baked in wood-fire oven). Recommended mains include Polo Novello Arostito (oven roasted baby-chicken with a Savoy cabbage pancetta-parcel, filled with shallot and roasting jus) or the Red Mullet, filled with confit tomatoes, basil and wrapped with peppered pancetta (served with Ratatouille and saffron & olive sauce).
As you may expect from a top-notch Italian restaurant, there are some gorgeous desserts, worth leaving a room for... Including Tiramisu, Chocolate fondant with cointreau ice-cream and Chocolate panna-cotta with coconut sorbet at the top of the list...
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Prices are quite average for a restaurant of such class: Full a-la-carte dinner is around SG$ 45 - 70 (Three course set-lunch is a good value-for-money at less than SG$ 40)
Open daily for lunch and dinner
02-10 Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Rd. (corner of Orchard)
Phone: 6737 2622