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Glass Hostaria

Vicolo del Cinque 58, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 5833 5903
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (95 reviews)
“beef tartare” (25 reviews)
“petit fours” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Vicolo del Cinque 58, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went for dinner and had the set menu, choosing our own wine - we usually don't choose the wine pairing and prefer to decide ourselves what goes into our glasses. And the wine list deserves that, with a good choice at reasonable prices. We...More

Thank apalmero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful experience to explore new tastes on a new Italian Cucine. Excelent service, sublime plates from an artistic Chef. Lobster, highly recommended.

Thank vransanz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found Glass Hostaria as a surprise. It was a great departure from the more traditional restaurants we had been eating in on our trip. The decor is modern with champagne bottles resting on stones in wells under the floor so you walk above them....More

Thank ChampagneTasteMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful restaurant in midst of delightful Trastavere neighborhood. Lovely space, creatively designed and decorated. Tried the traditional tasting menu with several super dishes, especially the sweetbreads, veal tongue pastrami, and sumac flavored lamb. Creative and pleasant evening.

Thank James P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My wife and I went there for our anniversary, We had the 9 portion menu meal. It was super tasty, all the food was top notch, served prosaically, elegant dishes, nice service, intriguing tastes, Surprising (in a very good way). Over all, it mate and...More

2  Thank barak f
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Glass was the perfect restaurant to go to on our first evening in Rome. The decor was bistro cool. The staff were very attentive. It was the perfect introduction to 2 weeks of seven course meals! The wine selections were exceptional and also a great...More

1  Thank Dennis R
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is pure joy. The food is absolutely delicious. Service is great, and the price is reasonable considering it's a Michelin restaurant.

1  Thank PaolaBianchi13
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The good: I found Glass Hostaria to be very inventive in its flavor combinations. The service was attentive (sometimes a bit too much) and the ingredients fresh. The highlight for me was the apple and scallop appetizer. The not so good: - The chef obviously...More

1  Thank Fauvel
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I was looking forward to our first Michelin star restaurant in Rome. But I found it to be on the disappointing side. There is no issue with the freshness of the ingredients used and the attention to details. These are all excellent. But I was...More

Thank JFrancois_IM
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted somewhere special for my birthday so a Michelin starred restaurant seemed a good choice. Service was friendly and efficient and the food was fun and tasty. I loved the Pisco shot. The amatriciana pasta with crispy bacon was my highlight. The wine pairings...More

Thank MDUK
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded
postcard, a little worn around the edges but still
charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering
streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and
overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible
mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of
entertainment - a rotating set of street performers
entertains almost every night, and unforgettable
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Response from Maria P P | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual is the go. Locals all dressed elegant but not overdressed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$58 - US$81
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo del Cinque 58, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 5833 5903
  • E-mail
Glass Hostaria restaurant in Rome’s Trastevere quarter is an eye-full for lovers of superhot modern design. Set in one of Rome’s oldest, most atmospheric neighbourhoods, Glass Hostaria’s fabulous high-concept dining space with its soaring ceilings, open staircase, part-glass floor, sleek seating and stunning gold-filled niches contrasted with raw brick pillars and original beamed ceiling has won accolades and international attention. The Italian menu under the direction of Cristina Bowerman is an inventive balance of then and now, with dishes like starter of foie gras with caramelized bananas (yes, that’s right) and brioche, first course of risotto with oysters, crème fraîche and crunchy artichokes, second course of pork filet with quinoa, smoked tomatoes and orange sauce, and dessert of chocolate cake with rosemary ice cream. The tasting menus are good value and the wine list has over six hundred labels on offer. Hire of this venue would make a superb site for stylish launches or sophisticated parties. The service is excellent and, after dinner, Glass Hostaria turns into a wine bar, so you can linger on and on.
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