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Cul de Sac Wine Bar

#9 of 565 Nightlife in Rome
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Neighbourhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Address: Piazza di Pasquino 73, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 06 6880 1094
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12:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Located around the corner from Piazza Navona, one of Rome's famous baroque...

Located around the corner from Piazza Navona, one of Rome's famous baroque squares, is this combination wine bar and restaurant.

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Bread and wine but what a wine selection

Recommended by a local hotel receptionist to this superb local enoteca. Just walkover, got a table and watched the large number of locals, families and groups of young people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
Paul W
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London, United Kingdom
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited it with my brother on July 2016 and it definetely was not a dead end street (what cul de sac means). Enjoyed the atmosphere, surrounded by hundreds of bottles of lovely wines.. Italian cuisine at its best with reasonable prices. Also very kind and helpful service. Grazie!

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Thank Dimitra F
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after reading about it in a magazine. It was a great experience, the staff was very friendly and helpful and the wine, ham and cheese were really good. The bread was freshly baked. Really great experience!

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Thank ManonRobinNL
Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pate starter plate is absolutely wonderful. The hard part was deciding from the multitude of choices. My personal favorite was the rabbit. I had the roasted wild boar for my entree, which was amazing. They have an extensive wine list and offer great choices by the glass. It is relatively small, so I recommend reservations

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Thank MasonOrion
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place massive wine selection. Did not try the food we just stopped by for a glass of wine which was very good quality highly recommend you visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Recommended by a local hotel receptionist to this superb local enoteca. Just walkover, got a table and watched the large number of locals, families and groups of young people. Very knowledgable staff, happy to match wine and food; extensive selection of cold meats and cheeses, throw yourself at the waiters mercy and be brave. In fact we went back the... More 

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Thank Paul W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had been to this restaurant before and specifically looked for it again this time. Yet again the food was superb. The wine that we chose, we couldn't believe that it was only relatively cheap. Look forward to next time

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Thank Roger B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a friend but stumbled upon by accident. Took a break from the madness of the piazza and had some olives and a glass of wine in this excellent restaurant. Attentive staff but relaxed and friendly. Didn't have a main course but all around were enjoying the fare on offer. Worth a visit

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This place has been blown up to be a great food place.....forget it. The wine list is great and the wine we ordered was great also. I asked for meat ball and was served fried battered burger meat, terrible......there has got to be better places in Rome to eat

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

What a great wine bar! We had the best Pinot Grigio ever! The choice is unbelievable. It's quaint with nothing flash.....there is food not a huge range but besides the salads and a few pastas there are cold cuts of meats, a large range of cheeses. Everything you could want with a glass of something!....and it is not expensive but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Simply one of the best restaurants in Rome . The menu is simple and very good.The wines are amazing. The staff was very helpful.

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