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GREAT LOCATION, APPALLING SERVICE & SCAM

This is a very busy cafe in the Borghese Gardens. Food is acceptable, service is very slow. Watch... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2017
annie_aglab
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london
Nice bar in the middle of Villa Borghese

I have been told the bar has new management and I must say I was satisfied. They don't offer table... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
MikesWorld1111
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Nice, France
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  • Excellent21%
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  • Terrible22%
Aug 20, 2018
“Nice bar in the middle of Villa Borghese”
Apr 24, 2018
“AVOID AVOID AVOID!”
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I have been told the bar has new management and I must say I was satisfied. They don't offer table service but they provide a tray to bring your drinks to the table. We only had cappuccino and cornetti (croissant) and all was good. They...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Shocking service and over priced! Don’t even bother spend your money else. 27euros for 3 spritz’s misr expensive in Rome so far waiters rude and belligerent.

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Waited half an hour to get drinks. Had to go in twice to ask for service as they wouldn’t let us pay at the bar. Ended up collecting drinks myself which sat on the bar which they were unhappy about. We were then refused snacks...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice for lunch.First time we had a good meal but second time we waited an unbelievable two hours. In the end we got fed up with waiting for our food to arrive and walked out.

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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We were hiding from the rain, borgese gallery was full and €22!nice,quiet place, very cheap, nice cuisine, good tea.

Thank Marina M
Reviewed January 16, 2018

We went to this restautrant because it was so convenient after our bike ride in the Gardens. Big mistake. We waited for a table and were seated on the 'porch' and ignored for 15 minutes or more. Eventually we got a glass of wine, some...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Walked from lovely visit at Borghese Gallery. Was told on arriving that table service was via waitress (as normal in Italy). Went in to choose pastries then ordered. Waited and waited. Meanwhile others went to counter, got their coffee and carried outside. We waited and...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

We are mystified about all the negative comments...certainly not our experience. We found the staff efficient and the food delicious. Expensive? No! Higher than average, yes. You are paying for a nice convenient setting in the Park. We enjoyed it.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

I went there after long time but it is always the same bad service, dirty toilettes and high price for the food (the amazing location doesn't compensate all of it).

Thank CloudSunny
Reviewed June 15, 2017

This is a very busy cafe in the Borghese Gardens. Food is acceptable, service is very slow. Watch out though - the waiters are routinely giving tourists the wrong change. You give them a 50 note and they give you change for a 20 and...More

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