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Abbey Theatre Irish Pub Rome

#1,544 of 8,605 Restaurants in Rome
#1,829 of 9,366 Places to Eat in 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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12:00 pm - 3:00 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, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Like an Irish pub should be

After a long morning with lots of walking we went for a place to have a beer and a sandwich. The Abbey theatre was recommended by our Travel agent so we thought we'd give it a go. As an "Irish pub fan" I must say this is a great place. Friendly and jovial staff, good music and sports on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Good sized Irish / sports bar. Food was superb! I had salmon pasta, partner had the above-mentioned stew; both were simply amazing! Staff were super-friendly, spoke good English, service was great - price was decent - well worth a stop-off

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stopped in here once. 2 of us had fish and chips the other other had Shepherd's Pie. Fish was obviously frozen not fresh and the pie was not good either. It was the worst Irish pub food I've had in as long as I can remember. Bar has a good atmosphere but don't eat here.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Went here twice with the intentions of only having one drink, both times ended up staying all night, the staff are brilliant, really make you feel welcome and you wont want to go home, I would go back to Rome just to go to this pub, thanks for a fantastic time Michael, Lenny, Dave and Ricky, miss you all already.

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Helsinki, Finland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Perhaps the Abbey Theater is our Roman "local" as our smartphones and iPads were automatically connected to their wi-fi :D They have a good array of draft beers and my favourite cider, Magners. And as pub food goes, very good burgers, proper full Irish breakfast (which I'm sure many guests will appreciate the morning after) and one of the nicest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

After a long morning with lots of walking we went for a place to have a beer and a sandwich. The Abbey theatre was recommended by our Travel agent so we thought we'd give it a go. As an "Irish pub fan" I must say this is a great place. Friendly and jovial staff, good music and sports on the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I have always enjoined stopping off at the Abbey, usually after a trip the Frigidariun across the street (best gelato in all of Italy). The Abbey has a great tap selection and is a classic Irish pub transplanted into the heart of Rome. If you are a weary English language traveler, stopping off at the Abbey will instantly brighten your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I like Italian food but just fancied a change and they had a good choice of none Italian food on the menu here. I think a Irish pub should have some Irish staff and they do here. Good service and atmosphere. recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went to the abbey bar with my partner on way back from vacation city. As soon as we walked in the door we were made feel very welcome by the two irish lads behind the bar.we ordered food and watched the arsenal match.food was fab atmosphere was fab and the craic and banter from the boys behind the bar was... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

There are a few Irish pubs in Rome but this one is pretty good regarding Service and Food in comparison to others in Rome. Irish Bars in General are expensive in Rome but this is a little easier on the pocket. Staff are friendly and pretty quick to serve. Great place for dessert across the street called Frigidarium (awesome ice... More 

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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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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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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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