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Abbey Theatre Irish Pub Rome

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via del Governo Vecchio, 51, 53, Rome, Italy
0039 066861341
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The pub takes its name from the world renowned Irish National Theatre...
The pub takes its name from the world renowned Irish National Theatre, which was founded by William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory.Stage props and costumes from the storerooms of the Abbey Theatre have been used in the decor, giving the pub a very special atmosphere.The six fully air conditioned rooms of the pub are spread over two floors, and a huge range of Irish whiskeys, cocktails and long drinks are on offer, as well as Irish beers on tap including, of course, the famous Guinness.The Abbey Theatre offers irish, italian and international cuisine all day everyday. We are able to show all major sports throughout the pub on 14 TV screens. ( NFL, Premiership, Serie A, Rugby World Cup...). The pub has a happy hour during the daytime, live irish music every week, and free Wi-Fi.The pub also offers private parties or weddings. Our welcoming pub, is considered one of the best in the city and it is laid out in typical Irish style with lots of little rooms linked by narrow corridors.
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  • 43
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  • 11
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  • 17
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great rugby day out

We came across this pub before travelling to Rome to watch Wales in the rugby. So glad we found this place in advance, as they offer free transport to and from the Stadio Olympico for away fans - you just need to book early via email. In addition they also reserve tables for before/after the game... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Cardiff
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Cardiff
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We came across this pub before travelling to Rome to watch Wales in the rugby. So glad we found this place in advance, as they offer free transport to and from the Stadio Olympico for away fans - you just need to book early via email. In addition they also reserve tables for before/after the game which was perfect as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were a party of French away supporters who had lunch in the pub and then took the coach to the match and back - free . Great idea . Lunch was brilliant - irish smoked salmon , wonderful burgers and chips etc . After the awful match between France and Italy - we came back for dinner and one... More 

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Tipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Girlfriend and I found this pub while walking. It had a quiz on so we entered due to weather being a little damp. Most of people were probably the same. Well with bad Italian and even worse English for reading the question you can forgive us for a poor result. The staff were very jovial and attentive without being annoying.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Myself and my girlfriend stumbled across this place by accident while wandering around Rome at the end of our visit trying to kill time before heading to the airport. We ended up staying for most of the day. Such an authentic irish bar, felt like I could have been in Ireland. Had the GAA via TG4 on the TV, great... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Spent a very enjoyable few hours here with some Irish guys from Limerick watching the Wales/ Ireland 6 Nations game. Not the place to come if you want a traditional Roman experience but very comfortable despite the place being packed. Get there early if you want a seat though

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

If you are looking for a true Irish pub experience in Rome the Abbey Theatre is for you! I spent 3 months in Rome over the winter and originally popped into the Abbey to see a football game. They are great for all televised sports but there is a whole lot more to the Abbey than sport. I quickly became... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

After having a rubbish first day to our holiday we were feeling quite low, so we searched for local pubs in the area and found this one. We are glad we did. The staff are incredible, good food and good prices. So much so, we went back the following night as it was my girlfriend's birthday and the guys behind... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We spent a lot of time chatting, drinking eating and laughing at the Abbey Theatre. You cannot beat this place for atmosphere and the warmest of welcomes. The cocktails are delicious....and Ricky and Lenny go out of their way to make sure your every need is catered for. Having consumed one too many of the drinks from the extensive menu.....the... More 

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Wandered in one afternoon looking for a place to watch Man u. Play later that evening. Never left sign of a really great pub. Lenny and Ricky the barman were awesome. Funny as hell. Food was also really, really good. They even had brown sauce brought over by one of their regular from Ireland. If you want a good pub... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Lovely pub with a great atmosphere. Not an extensive menu but enough if you're a little peckish. Great choice of beers and shorts. Worth a visit to rest your feet. However all tables get booked for the evening so we had to pay up and leave our table. A little disappointing considering the money we had spent during the previous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via del Governo Vecchio, 51, 53, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: 0039 066861341

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 33
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Irish, Pub

Description

The pub takes its name from the world renowned Irish National Theatre, which was founded by William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory.Stage props and costumes from the storerooms of the Abbey Theatre have been used in the decor, giving the pub a very special atmosphere.The six fully air conditioned rooms of the pub are spread over two floors, and a huge range of Irish whiskeys, cocktails and long drinks are on offer, as well as Irish beers on tap including, of course, the famous Guinness.The Abbey Theatre offers irish, italian and international cuisine all day everyday. We are able to show all major sports throughout the pub on 14 TV screens. ( NFL, Premiership, Serie A, Rugby World Cup...). The pub has a happy hour during the daytime, live irish music every week, and free Wi-Fi.The pub also offers private parties or weddings. Our welcoming pub, is considered one of the best in the city and it is laid out in typical Irish style with lots of little rooms linked by narrow corridors.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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Staying in Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori

Neighborhood Profile
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a five-minute walk of each other, the Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighborhood museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa drivers, street vendors, merchants, and locals. There is no rhyme or reason to its winding streets and there's something to see around every corner, so take pleasure in a spontaneous wander.