An urban chic one that it is, Stravinskij Bar is housed in Hotel de Russie. The beautifully landscaped courtyard of the hotel, features the bar where one can relish light refreshments along with a range of delicious cocktails.The classy yet hip bar is the best place to enjoy martini cocktails, especially 'De Russie Martini' and caviar, along with some really nice music.
Perched on the seventh floor of the Hotel Splendide Royal which is on the scenic hill of Via Veneto, Ristorante Mirabelle is acclaimed for its elegance, gorgeous food and breathtaking views. The restaurant offers a beautiful alfresco dining at their terrace where you will be stumped by the magnificent vistas of the palaces of Pinciano, Villa Medici, Saint Peter's and more. The luxurious restaurant's decor done up with soft lifting, exquisite crystal and classic porcelains will draw a sigh of appreciation from you. The sublime food will tantalize your taste buds while the extensive wine list is a great accompaniment with the food. Undeniably Mirabelle will give you an ethereal experience that will be unforgettable.
Antico Arco is situated in the district of Gianicolo, in a panoramic garden, on the first two floors of an 18th-century palazzo. The restaurant is considered to be one of the best in the capital. A young, but very professional team provide both excellent food and efficient service. The cuisine is traditional, but also boasts sparks of creativity, with dishes such as caramelized pork belly and crispy duck leg with sautéed artichokes and foe gras. There are also some very good desserts, particularly the chocolate cakes with a molten chocolate center. There are 1200 wines available from the extensive list. Booking is advisable. Dinner starts at 7p.
With a collection of more than 1,500 labels of wines, sparkling wines and champagnes, Cul de Sac is the premier place in introducing the concept of wine bars. For wine lovers, this historic place is a must visit! The patio seating spots many theater celebrities and audiences gathering here to unwind. The Italian menu is extensive and irresistible. Try anything from the pastas, to the appetizers or duck ravioli, you sure will be delighted. To know more about their events, check their website or call ahead.
The Aroma Restaurant is set in the elegant Palazzo Manfredi Hotel serving contemporary Mediterranean and Roman cuisine which is constantly changing along with an impressive wine list. The restaurant overlooks the majestic Colosseum and Emperor Nero's Gardens and has an ethereal rooftop garden. With its panoramic views, fabulous food and drinks, dining in Aroma is truly a magical experience.
If you are looking to order a pizza here then you are in for a surprise, as you won't find any such thing on the menu. Enoteca Ferrara is famous for serving traditional Italian delicacies like gnocchi, suppli, panzanella e acciughe and aliciotti. This lovely place is run with competence and courtesy by the Paolillo sisters. They offer an immense Italian wine list and quality food with a selection of regional dishes.
This bar plays live rock, blues, jazz, Caribbean and 1970s and 1980s music. It also offers cabaret and board games in a lively atmosphere. You can enjoy draft beer and quality food here.
Trasté is a spectacular tearoom that doubles up as a cocktail bar by night. The soft lights and comfortable set up are a haven for the tired diners. The aroma of the freshly brewed tea with its many flavors uplift the mood and energize the senses. At night one can see the various live performances by local bands that light up the venue. The menu features a lot snacks that are a pleasant accompaniment to the drinks. One can taste the variety of tisanes that are on offer. The wholesome food is pretty reasonably priced for the average person.
La Conventicola degli Ultramoderni is a private club and lounge bar, where the night comes alive with live music and cabaret performances. The talented owners, Madame de Freitas and Sior Mirkaccio present some delightful dance performances, gigs and music parodies which they enact live at the venue which is open till wee hours of the morning. The place has a speakeasy bar, stirring up some fine cocktails and a lounge area. Do check up before you go to the bar, for the entry is restricted. This club is true to its name and is surely meant for bold and ultra-modern patrons.
Shaki is the trendy place to be at. Cozy and popular with the young, a great place to be seen at after a bit of designer shopping. Catch your breath at this cafe and casual wine bar, that's what all the moneyed people do after a tiring day of high end shopping. Although you would be surprised, the menu is surprisingly affordable and highly satisfactory. There is a small but good collection of wines as well. Call ahead for reservations.
If you would like to enjoy a glass of champagne, while the gentle rays from the setting sun form your backdrop, then the American Bar is your ideal venue. Located on the rooftop of the Hotel Forum, that is nestled in the heart of the city, this bar offers magnificent views of the surrounding areas. This bar offers its guests cocktails, champagne, rums, whisky and grappas. Those who would like something light can try out the Italian espresso. Night time views from this place are amazing, when the city is illuminated with shimmering lights.