Italian gastronomy is one of the most varied in the world, its cuisine reflects the great cultural variety in the regions as well as the diversity of their history.
When the sun slowly sets in Rome, the mountainous landscape creates panoramic views that will take your breath away. From rooftop terraces and restaurants you will be able to appreciate the most famous squares and monuments of the city from above.
Here we have prepared a list of the most famous restaurants and rooftop bars in the city that you need to visit during your stay in Rome.
This rooftop restaurant provides without doubt one of the most beautiful views of the Roman Colosseum. Aroma is located inside the Hotel Palazzo Manfredi and from above you can still hear the Roman people cheering the gladiators on. From here you will enjoy a totally privileged view of the Colosseum and the forums. Thanks to chef Giuseppe di Iorio you will discover a traditional cuisine in the heart of the eternal city.
Minerva roof garden
The terrace of the Hotel de la Minerva is open only during the summer months. It offers the visitors a varied menu prepared by the famous chef Antonio Falco. The terrace is in front of the Pantheon where you will enjoy spectacular views of the Pantheon itself, the Spanish Steps, the Navona square, the Trevi Fountain and many more breathtaking places. During the winter months the indoor bar "La Cupola" is opened which is designed by the architect Paolo Portoghesi. Here you can enjoy a cozy atmosphere while you spend a notte Romana.
Les Eloites Rome
Located on Via G. Vitelleschi, 34, on the top two floors of the Atlante Star Hotel. From the rooftop of this four star hotel, you can undoubtedly appreciate one of the best views of the Saint Peter's Basilica and a general overview of the Vatican City. You can enjoy a delicious aperitif with a spectacular view at the sunset or a coffee at any time of the day.
If we talk about world-renowned restaurants, we cannot forget La Pergola. The only restaurant in the city that has received 3 Michelin stars. La Pergola's dining room, located in the modern Rome Cavalieri hotel, offers unsurpassed views of the city. Under the direction of, 10 gourmet courses are available to explore, made from the finest Mediterranean foods.