Finding some great wine bars in Rome
There are many wine bars in Rome, offering a perfect place to relax after a long day. Since the 1970’s, wine bars and enotecas have been growing in popularity and have been popping up all over the city. Rome’s wine bars range from casual and easier on the wallet, to high-end upscale establishments. Below is a list of some of the best wine bars in Rome.
Ai Tre Scalini
Ai Tre Scalini has been offering fantastic wine and delicious food since 1985. The staff are charming and the food is honest and well priced. From the outside it is unmissable, with its ivy-coated walls and Italians pouring out onto the cobbled street, holding their glasses of wine. It is located in the beautiful neighborhood called Monti, which is a stone throw from the Colosseum. Arrive before 6:30 if you wish to sit down and make sure to try the truffle salami.
Monday – Sunday 12:30 pm – 1:30 am
Via Panisperna 251 (Monti – Cavour metro)
Tel. 06 4890 7495
Bar del fico
Bar del fico is named after the fig tree in this picturesque square where this bar is located. There are locals playing chess, reading newspapers and people watching throughout the day, whereas sunset draws the stylish Romans and younger tourists to enjoy socializing and flirting. Breakfast and light lunches are served during the day and he all-you-can-eat aperitivo buffet (6pm-9pm) including a glass of wine for €5 or a cocktail for €8 offers a fun and vibrant atmosphere.
Open daily 7:00 am- 2:00 am
Piazza del Fico 26 (Historical Center)
Tel. 06 6880 8413
Del Frate is an elegant and modern wine bar located in the quiet pretty neighborhood of Prati, located near the Vatican City. There are thousands of labels available including wines, spirits and champagnes. Go for a glass of wine accompanied with an impressive range of appetisers or enjoy a meal with traditional dishes, recipes and delicious options available.
Monday – Saturday 6:30 pm – 1:00 am
Via degli Scipioni 118 (Vatican – Ottaviano metro)
Tel. 06 3236437
Stravinskij bar is a pretty and romantic bar situated inside Rocco Forte’s luxurious hotel de Russie. It is ideal on a sunny day, sat in the delightful garden courtyard for a glass of wine or cocktail with some delicious snacks. There is a secret garden a short walk from the courtyard offering an alternative experience. The head barman Massimo D’Azzedio’s award winning cocktails costing 20€ are a must try.
Open daily 9:00 am-1:00 am
Via del Babuino 9 ( Historical Center – Flaminio Metro )
Tel. 06 328881
Camponeschi Wine Bar
Camponeschi is an elegant wine bar located in a beautiful square in the historical center. There are fine wines served by the glass from Italy and France as well as sparkling wines and champaganes. There is a two level wine shop with the largest selection of wine in the city. The Camponeschi restaurant is attached to the bar, offering upscale Italian cusine, including the must try tripe.
Open daily 10:00 am – 1:00 am
Piazza Farnese 52 ( Historical center)
Tel. 06 8135104