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La Pergola

#84 of 9,225 Restaurants in Rome
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Via Alberto Cadlolo 101 | Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, 00136 Rome, Italy
+39 06 3509 2152
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Description: One of the best restaurants in Rome, if not in Italy, La Pergola is much...
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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best meal I have had.

Now this is another level. Having eaten in various Michilian stared restaurants around the world I feel I can comment with some background knowledge. The decor, view, service, and food are all superb. It was faultless, and a great pleasure to meet Heinz Beck, who really knows his food having held... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Now this is another level. Having eaten in various Michilian stared restaurants around the world I feel I can comment with some background knowledge. The decor, view, service, and food are all superb. It was faultless, and a great pleasure to meet Heinz Beck, who really knows his food having held three stars for ten years. In fact he makes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I would recommend this spot. The tuna carpaccio , Lamb with artichokes, Cheeses, all is amazing . And of course you have to taste the Grand dessert at the end

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was the best culinary experience I have ever had. Food was original, and the matching wine menu selected was perfectly balanced to each dish. We decided to go with the 7 course menu instead of the full 9 course menu, which for us was perfect, you need to be extremely hungry to manage the full 9 courses. Since this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This restaurant is perfect. The restaurant itself is beautiful, the food is seriously amazing, and the wait staff was great. I celebrated a birthday here and they were kind enough to bring out a piece of cake for me and my aunt to split. They were there to answer any questions about the menu and to make sure we were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I am so sorry.. I hate to complain or waste my time, but i have decided to write a review because if La Pergola is a 3 Michelin star restaurant then i need a reality check with the world. Due to my occupation, i travel very frequently between Europe and US, and was fortunate to dine from Noma to El... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

What an evening/night! It was a firework of wonderful dishes and great wines ! Had their 9 course degustation menu plus the delicious amuse bouches coupled with 10 excellent wines. It was a 5 hours constant bombardment of our senses. The sommelier really knew how to match each dish with top wines. One of our best evenings ever - will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I booked a meal here to celebrate my girlfriends birthday and it was perfect in every way. We had the tasting menu with wine pairing and each and every course was fantastic. I must say, this is the first restaurant I have ever eaten in which has a 'water menu' - something for the teetotallers! The tasting menu was genuinely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

in this city we found that Italian food is good everywhere you go every place has its own specialty. everything is perfect in this restaurant and the food even if it has really small portions is extremely good and refined.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We had dinner here and it was great what we expect from a 3 michelin chef food it's fresh and we'll blend fl

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

everything I read about this place is true. The views really are a fantastic, the service is first class and the food is very good. You could not fault the beef or the lamb main courses, both were perfect. Having a choice of four sea salts, each coming with it's own life story, is perhaps a little over the top.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Alberto Cadlolo 101 | Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, 00136 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 3509 2152

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 70 - 600
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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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