Quality Hotel Nova Domus
Via G. Savonarola 38
Phone: (39) 06 399511
Fax: (39) 06 39731470
Bars & Cafes
This pub is wholly devoted to the history and music of the Beatles. Beatles cover bands play live on Fridays and during the rest of the week the music is Beatles only. Excellent draft beers such as Ceres and a good selection of food varying from classic pub fare to excellent traditional English dishes are offered. Sergeant Pepper's Pub & Music is full of records, photos and video clips and there is a piano and guitars which the customers are welcome to use if they feel a song coming on.
Zen.Zero is a peaceful venue that offers a taste of fine food and cocktails along with lots of entertainment in the form of live music events. The restaurant and bar enjoys a steady clientele who love to gorge on the eclectic vegetarian menu. There is chocolate fondue and crepes that are a nice change from the Italian fare served in nearby areas. The dinner menu is also filling. Avail the happy hour discounts from 7p onwards. The venue also doubles up as an exhibition space to showcase the talents of the local artists.
This famous, versatile and well-designed pub devotes one full room to live music. Come on the right night and food and drinks can be nicely complemented by some live acoustics. It offers Guinness and hot and cold food as well as Lazio, Roma and Fiorentina matches. True to its national characterization as an Irish bar, football matches are often playing on one of the TV screens. Stop by after work or for a big game to watch and drink in a great atmosphere.
When you have exhausted your desire for pizza and pasta, it is hard to find an ethnic restaurant in Rome that actually retains its authenticity. The owners of La Cucaracha, just a few steps from the Cipro metro stop, hail from Acapulco, Mexico and have brought both the cheerful atmosphere as well as the delicious cuisine of the country to Rome. The vibrant interior is decorated in traditional Mexican style, with Mexican artwork, tablecloths, and piñatas coloring the inviting dining rooms. La Cucaracha is all business when it comes to perfectly recreating the traditional dishes and frothy Margherita of Mexico. The lively atmosphere is perfect for a party and Tuesday nights there is live Mariachi music.
Elliot Pub is an Irish-style bar that is well looked after, welcoming, and is always packed with cheerful, young people. There are tables outdoors in the summer and nice touches provided by palms and flowers. The draught beers on offer are accompanied by Irish music. Typical pub fare is available along with starters and tasty steaks.
Cheap, delicious and always fresh out of the oven, with too many varieties to count - night owls and fans of croissants and pastries all know that there is no equal to the famous cornetti (brioches or croissants) of Via Barletta. Baked 24 hours a day, the famous Cornetteria di Via Barletta, close to the Ottaviano stop of the Metro's A line, these fragrant croissants have been improving the evenings of Romans for years. Especially during the summer months, it is common to behold an unending line of customers in front of the locale, while an inviting smell of sweet deliciousness pervades the entire block. At Dolce Maniera one can also find classic and salty pastries, sandwiches, pre-cooked foods, cakes and gelato.
You can listen to jazz, rock and funk music here while sampling about twenty original bottled beers. Budweiser, Festbock and Edelweiss on tap are also available while the food goes gorgeously well with the spirits on offer. Alongside the usual sandwiches, fries, chips and snacks, they also offer a choice of excellent first course dishes. The Saxophone pub spans over two floors and can hold bigger crowds such as a jam-packed concert.
This Irish pub hosts occasional live music and karaoke events. However, these take second place to Roma or Lazio matches which are always shown on a huge screen. This warmly decorated bar offers a good selection of sandwiches, starters, beers and soft drinks. The sports bar is a friendly place made more welcoming by its wood furnishings.
An enoteca which specializes in whiskey, distilled spirits and all kinds of liqueurs. The store is carefully fitted and furnished, creating an informal but elegant atmosphere. There is a selection of high-quality wines, including French wines. The stuffed fish (scampi and marinated swordfish) and meats are highly recommended, as are the sliced meats, cheeses and desserts. To know more about their events and for reservations, call ahead.
This is a cross between an art gallery and a cocktail bar. The bright walls are covered with multicolored objects (that change often) and the food is good, with hot and cold dishes and a reasonable choice of cocktails and beers.
This great pub in Prati offers good food and a wide choice of beers, but its main feature is the phone system that connects the various tables. You can be sure of making new friends! During the summer tables are also set outside.
Begin your day with a hot cuppa from Sciascia Caffè, that will keep your charged throughout. Established by Adolfo Sciascia, a Sicilian, this cafe has been a family business, passed down through the generations since 1919. The Roman government has even recognized it as a historical enterprise. A variety of brews, ranging across cappuccino, coffee decaf, Shaken Coffee, Cappuccino Freddo, Caffe Latte, Coffee Granita are offered here to satisfy the discerning coffee lover. Those who prefer a different drink, can choose from milk, juice, tea and cocktails.