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La Pergola

Via Alberto Cadlolo 101 | Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, 00136 Rome, Italy
+39 06 3509 2152
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Ranked #90 of 8,451 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $70 - $600
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: One of the best restaurants in Rome, if not in Italy, La Pergola is much more than just a famous menu. Its three-Michelin stars - the only Rome restaurant to be accorded such an honour - attest to the excellence of its cuisine. A wine cellar with over 53,000 bottles, a water menu with 29 choices, olive oils and vintage balsamic vinegars from the best producers in Italy, and the finest ingredients to be sourced in the Mediterranean -- all attest to the pursuit of culinary excellence. In the last decade the major Italian gastronomic guides such as L'Espresso, Gambero Rosso, Bibenda have consistently voted La Pergola the "Best Restaurant of Rome" and one of the best in Italy. Since November 2005 the Michelin Guide has honoured La Pergola with 3 stars and 5 forks, symbol of exceptional cuisine and "worth a special journey". Furthermore, the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences has awarded La Pergola with the coveted "Five Star Diamond Award!" Each year the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, renowned worldwide, bestows its coveted International STAR DIAMOND AWARD exclusively on five star establishments that are deemed to be of pinnacle quality by its esteemed Board of Trustees. The award is the most prestigious emblem of achievement and true quality: an award many strive for, but few obtain.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I was recommended from my friend to visit la pa . You need to put in mind that you will pay a big amount of money and its worth every euro. The food is amazing in every way, from presenting to taste. The deserts are HEAVEN. Even the water is different in this place. It has an amazing view overlooking... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Very simple. We all were looking forward to this experience as the finale of a 17 day tour of Italy. I wanted nothing more than to write this as a 5 star review of the spectacular experience it should have been. The pre dinner cocktails, first and second courses, wine and service was impeccable until our server clearly forgot to... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

This is the best restaurant I've ever been to. Like the hotel there is lots of art to enjoy whilst eating your beautifully prepared food. The menu seemed a bit daunting as you wanted to try everything, so we opted for the seven course taster menu. Expensive but it was an experience never to be forgotten.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Best meal ever... from service, to food, to ambiance. This place has everything. It's true that you get what you pay for, and here you pay a lot... so in turn you get SO MUCH. Our dessert course had 21 components to it. We left completely blown away... this restaurant is stunning! Save your pennies and have one truly special... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My mum kindly surprised me for my 30th during our visit to Rome. The service was second to none. We opted for the 9 course taster menu and were blown away, especially by the 'grand dessert' - grand is an understatement! Made a nice effort for my birthday too, sheer luxury!

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Denver, Colorado
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Absolutely beautiful views of Rome. Good not great food. The most expensive restaurant we have ever been to. Well over 250 euro per person. Fantastic service. We went there for our 30th anniversary. I let them know several times in advance of our dinner yet no one acknowledged our anniversary which was disappointing.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had dinner at la Pergola on August 8th and… what an experience! We did not stay at the Hotel and as we entered the lobby and asked for the restaurant, we were kindly escorted to the elevator from which after reaching the 9th floor we were professionally greeted and escorted to our table. As we arrived at our table,... More

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Pollone, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

If you are searching a restaurant with perfect service, high quality food and a magnificent view, you can go to La Pergola. The price is good compared with the restaurant, but of course you need to spend round 150 Euro per person, but at least once in your life, you must go.

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Al Khor, Qatar
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is the type of place where they remember you and always make you feel welcome. The food was very good as this is a local restaurant and not one of those places on a piazza that prepares substandard food for the tourists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Awesome, amazing place been there and done that .. Excellent service. Recommend to everyone. Nothing but good things to say

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