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La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge

#289 of 9,646 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
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Via Lombardia 47 Settimo del Hotel Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 4780 22999
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forbiddencity
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant of the Sofitel is certainly worth visiting. Besides the perfect loaction and the outstanding view over Rom. The food offered is of high class and the service is excellent.

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Thank forbiddencirty
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made reservations prior to our arrival. We got there early to enjoy the outside patio for drinks and tapas. The service was excellent and prompt. This was my first experience with some of the delicacies we had. We covered everything from different variations of duck liver to pasta and procuttio. It was our best meal of the trip.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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665 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant and bar is located on the roof-top Terrace of the Sofitel Villa Borghese and offers both a bar service and local (but, in my view, over-specialised) cuisine. The seating is ultra-comfortable, you look down literally on to, or at, the gardens of the Villa Borghese, and can see the twin spires of the Church overlooking the Spanish Steps,... More 

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1 Thank mccorquinn
LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely comments with the TripAdvisor community. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed so much your experience at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge as an 'unforgettable introduction to Rome'. Each guest’s visit should be an unforgettable experience! We hope to see you in near future and wish... More 

NYC
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Super romantic, amazing view, outstanding service, wonderful food. This is the sort of place you go to for a very special occasion, like to propose marriage or celebrate a milestone anniversary. Really all the tables have a good view. We visited in the cold weather, but the inside tables are all next to the windows. I would say the food... More 

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LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, What a wonderful feedback to read! Thank you so much! We are happy to know that you enjoyed an outstanding food experience at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge. We do our utmost to enchant our guests and we are so glad to hear that we have achieved our aim. We hope to see you again on your next... More 

Wethersfield, Connecticut
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126 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stayed at the Sofitel and ate at this roof top restaurant several times. You can eat indoors or outside on the patio. The views are spectacular...particularly of St.Peters. The food is wonderful and the chef very creative. Both lunch and dinner are equally good. The service could not be better. The wine list is wonderful and the wine steward... More 

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LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this complimenting feedback. I am most pleased to hear that you have had an amazing experience at our rooftop restaurant and bar La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge. I am very grateful for pointing out the spectacular view over Rome, the wonderful and creative food, as well as the fine wine list and cocktails'... More 

Scotland, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Well worth a trip for an amazing view looking west to the Vatican to watch the sunset. It was quiet when we went and the atmosphere was very relaxed. I imagine it gets busy in warmer months.

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LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your comment with the TripAdvisor community. I am glad to hear that you were very impressed by the amazing view over the 'Eternal City' as well as the relaxing atmosphere. Thank you for your lovely words. We look forward to welcoming you back. Agostino Zappimpulso F&B Manager La Terrasse Cuisine... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

An amazing view of Rome and The Vatican with truly outstanding service. On the downside, food was just ok. We had high hopes and expectations after reading the reviews. Pricing is definitely not for the faint of heart or budget-conscious travelers.

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Thank advean
LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and taking time to post your comments. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the amazing view of Rome as the as the outstanding service. We have a passion for all of our guests and cannot help indulging them. We are so sorry however to hear that your food experience did not... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We ended our two weeks in Italy would a wonderful dinner here on the terrace with beautiful views. We made a booking well in advance and requested a table outside with a view, and our request was certainly granted with one of the best tables. The food and service was outstanding, we never felt rushed, but it was also pleasantly... More 

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LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very delighted to hear that you had a wonderful dinner experience at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge. I felt extremely proud of the whole team while reading your feedback pointing out the fact that it was your 'best dinner' in Rome. We do our utmost to enchant our guests and I am glad to hear that... More 

San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent in every respect. Great food, good wine list and fantastic views. Although I was a single for dinner it would be romantic for dinner.

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1 Thank richardbanks2016
LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for this complimenting feedback! I am most pleased to hear that you have had an excellent dinner experience at our rooftop La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge. We all look forward to welcoming you back on many other occasions. Best regards. Agostino Zappimpulso F&B Manager La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge c/o Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lovely first night dinner outside. The view is fantastic and the food was perfect. We enjoyed every minute of it. Bar area inside gets busy, but we were in our own world out on the terrace.

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1 Thank JHBos
LaTerrasseRoma, F&B Manager at La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed every minute of your dining experience in terrace overlooking 'Bella Roma'. Our goal is to always exceed our guests’ expectation and we thank you so much for taking the time to share your beautiful story. Looking forward to welcoming you soon for another lovely experience under the stars, Best regards,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, French, Mediterranean, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lombardia 47 Settimo del Hotel Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighbourhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 06 4780 22999
Description
Overlooking the gardens of the Villa Borghese, the beautiful park of the Villa Medici, with the backdrop of the Dome of St. Peter's Basilica, La Terrasse Cuisine & Lounge offers a breathtaking view of the 'Eternal City'. Ideal atmosphere for a moment of pure relaxation, it becomes the perfect place for an aperitif, an event, a business lunch, a candlelight dinner. Ingredients selected from the nearby Roman countryside, love of Italian and French traditions and constant innovation are the characteristics that distinguish the cuisine of the Executive Chef Giuseppe D'Alessio. His menu becomes a triumph of Mediterranean flavors and aromas. Il menu dello Chef è un trionfo di sapori e profumi mediterranei.

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Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 20:00.
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