Tag: best restaurants in rome

Magazzino Scipioni, just a few steps from the Vatican, offers gourmet food with French and Italian wines, as well as formal and informal wine tastings

Magazzino Scipioni: the perfect gourmet food and wine experience near the Vatican

Looking for a laid-back, gourmet lunch surrounded by wine bottles in the shadow of the Vatican? Magazzino Scipioni is located a few steps from the Vatican Museums and metro Ottaviano, in the Prati district, a melting pot of local stores and cute clothing brands, which has turned into one of Rome’s popular foodie neighbourhoods in…

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Ristorante 1978 in Rome promises a night to remember beyond its thrilling red door, then delivers with an intelligent menu provoking delight and curiosity.

Ristorante 1978: unmissable private dining in Rome lies beyond the red door

Ristorante 1978 in Rome might be the biggest favour you can do yourself this year when visiting the Eternal City if you’re looking for a truly exciting – and rewarding – dining experience. All great restaurants understand the importance of the theatrical, but an empty show is much worse than simple surroundings complemented by satisfying…

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Rinaldi Al Quirinale - top fish restaurant in Rome where the stars dine, and where the best Cristal champagne will cost you €60,000

Rinaldi Al Quirinale is fish-focused dining in Rome at its best

It’s not every day that you get to dine in the wake of royalty in Rome, but Rinaldi Al Quirinale isn’t your average restaurant. Impeccably run by Antonio, with his two cheerful sons Vincenzo and Daniele, this is a restaurant which has already charmed the likes of Queen Rania of Jordon, Sarah ‘Fergie’ Ferguson, Lionel…

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Wine bar and resaurant Barbieri 23 combines relaxed dining with exquisite sharing plates, and a cavernous wine cellar for refined suppers in Rome.

Barbieri 23 combines high quality sharing plates with epic wines

Barbieri 23 is the kind of restaurant I love. It’s perfect for those in-between nights, when you would like to share a good bottle of wine and some excellent food, but you’d prefer to graze informally, rather than raise your cutlery across acres of starched table cloth beside equally stiff waiters. The brain-child of chef…

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Ristorante Alfredo alla Scrofa Rome charity event

Alfredo alla Scrofa celebrates February 7th 2019 with a charity gala

Iconic Roman restaurant Alfredo alla Scrofa, custodian of the world-famous Italian dish, Fettuccine Alfredo, is celebrating this year’s National Fettuccine Alfredo Day with a charity gala. February 7th has been designated the annual festival for this renowned pasta recipe, which combines the lightest hand-made egg fettuccine with aged Parmesan Reggiano and the best butter from…

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Romantic dinner in Rome: 16 of the most romantic restaurants in Rome for Valentine's Day in Rome or the best date night dining in Rome

Romantic dinner in Rome: 16 of Rome’s most romantic restaurants

If you’re looking for a list of romantic restaurants in Rome, you’ve come to the right place. This post rounds up 16 of the most romantic dinner options in Rome for every budget. So don’t worry if it’s a first date or a Golden Wedding Anniversary – what follows is a selection of divine places…

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Coromandel restaurant in Rome combines an intimate location with delicious food, for a romantic dinner or one of the best brunches in Rome.

Coromandel Restaurant in Rome creates intimate magic for the perfect dinner date

All great nights out should end or begin with getting lost in Rome’s crooked, cobble-covered streets. Just steps away from the bustle of Piazza Navona, there’s a timeless neighbourhood which still hits the spot in high season. Turn the corner beyond the bustle of piazza del Fico and find Coromandel, a restaurant which has reigned supreme…

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Trattoria Pennestri is one of the best new restaurants in Rome combining traditional ingredients with international flair, for a romantic dinner in Rome.

Trattoria Pennestri sets new, refined standards for Rome’s Ostiense district

If I told you that Trattoria Pennestri was located in the Ostiense district, just a stone’s throw from Testaccio and Garbatella, you’d be forgiven for expecting robust Roman cuisine and no-nonsense interior decor. But this restaurant is much more interesting, taking its inspiration from the best Roman and Italian traditions, before exploring them with refined…

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Hosteria Amedeo is a top restaurant in Monte Porzio Catone, and one of the best restauants in the Castelli Romani for a Sunday lunch or treat near Rome

Hosteria Amedeo, sensational Castelli Romani restaurant for an escape from Rome

I’m really excited about sharing this week’s restaurant recommendation – Hosteria Amedeo, in Monte Porzio Catone in the Castelli Romani – which combines incredible food with an unrivalled location in the green hills south-east of Rome. The Castelli Romani – literally translated, Roman castles – are a misnamed collection of villages in an area of…

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