ZUMA The restaurant at the top of Palazzo Fendi offers gourmet Japanese cuisine, in a refined environment with the right touch of glam. Informal and based on sharing dishes, the menu focuses on specialties cooked on the robata grill, a special charcoal grill, symbol of the international brand. Drinks can be enjoyed at Lorenzo Coppola’s bartender, which can also be enjoyed on the terrace.
Where 48, Via della Fontanella di Borghese
Cost: 30-140 euros
PESCIOLINO This seameal restaurant in the heart of the city recalls the style of the taverns of marine villages, offering simple dishes such as the starter based on raw fish, and gourmet dishes made with Pira oven cooking and preparations that enhance the consistency and flavor unique to each fish.
Where 30, Via Belsiana
Cost: 30-50 euros
IL MARCHESE Sophisticated cocktails and fried in the roman tradition, including the carbonara, amatriciana and cacio e pepe supplì (tipycal rice ball), as well as tastings of the menu dishes, for an aperitif enriched by the live music show. And for those who stay for dinner, fresh tartar and revisited roman dishes.
Where 162, Via di Ripetta
IL GIARDINO (HOTEL EDEN) Having lunch with a view on Villa Medici and the rooftops of the city. Especially recommended on Sunday. The panoramic restaurant Il Giardino sets up a rich buffet by the starred chef Fabio Ciervo, with seasonal hot and cold dishes, will not miss the recipes of Campania such as savory puffs and Neapolitan sandwiches, as well as focaccia, croissants fillings and English desserts like pancakes, waffles and muffins.
Where 49, Via Ludovisi
Cost: 80 euros.
THE FLAIR On the top floor of the Bernini Bristol hotel, Alessandro Caputo’s dishes can be enjoyed with a breathtaking view of the city as a backdrop. Of Sicilian origins, the young chef proposes creative dishes such as scrambled parmigiana or “Baccalà 6000 atmosfere” and “Sgombro del contadino”. For working lunches, the bistro formula turns instead on a traditional menu.
Where 23, Piazza Barberini
Cost: 60-100 euros
LIEVITO MADRE Gino Sorbillo brings the Neapolitan tradition to Rome thanks to the iconic round high and soft, maxiform, which goes beyond the confines of the plate. On the menu, the classic and special dishes, such as pizza with yellow Vesuvius tomato or Cetara anchovies. Among the fried dishes there are the potato croquette and the Gragnano pasta omelette.
Piazza Augusto Imperatore 46.
Cost 15-25 euros.
LA CAMPANA A historic restaurant in Rome, where you can enjoy the best of local cuisine. Starting with artichokes alla giudìa and pumpkin flowers in batter, continuing with the pasta rolled by hand, served with fresh anchovies and pecorino, Gricia, Carbonara or Amatriciana. Among the latter, the vaccinara-style tail stands out, with a side dish of chicory in anchovy sauce.
Where Vicolo della Campana 18.
Cost: 35-55 euros.