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The Library Romantic

#1,821 of 9,285 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Vicolo della Cancelleria 7 | off Corso Vittorio Emanuele II TURN right at number 199, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 334 806 1200
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited The Library on our trip in Rome. My partner booked it as a surprise. When we got there it was really quiet and we were the only ones there but to us that was better. I think its quite due to being out the way not to hard to find our taxi dropped is off right outside :)... More 

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Thank Nicola F
Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, getting hold of this restaurant is difficult, yes it is hard to find and yes, there are cheaper options available. But if it is a romantic dinner you want this is the place. It really is worth the effort getting hold of Dana and walking the back streets looking for the restaurant as we were well looked after. A... More 

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Thank David L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on a recommendation from a friend and a newspaper article from 2014 online we visiting the library on our last night in Rome. The front room of the restaurant is very misleading and not all attractive. We were shown into the back room which was beautiful and very romantic. It was however a bit weird as we were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Library will forever be ingrained in my memory, as this is the place that I said yes to my best friend. Everything about this place was so magical, so special, that I couldn't have imagined getting engaged anywhere else. Completely lit by candlelight, The Library is the stuff off movies. To top it off our food was phenomenal and... More 

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Thank Abby P
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We went here based on a recommendation from a friend and based on the mostly positive reviews we saw on here, we gave it a shot since it was only a few blocks from our place. Unfortunately, we were sadly disappointed. We were a bit worried right from the start as we were literally the only people in the restaurant... More 

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Thank Brian C
danaRoma, General Manager at The Library Romantic, responded to this review

Dear Brian, I apologize for your recent experience, unfortunately we had given the management of the place to a person which did not take care of the customers and did not fulfill the expectation. He has been removed from his place and we have now since Saturday a completely new management. I can only apologize for what has happened. Thank... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

This was our second of three nights in Rome and we were looking for a romantic dining experience in the center city area. Based on the reviews this looked perfect, however, our experience was very far from that. The venue is as described in the reviews - very romantic, dark, and tucked away in a hard to find alley. It... More 

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Thank Simon L
danaRoma, Owner at The Library Romantic, responded to this review

Dear simon, thank you for taking time to share your experience with us, it has been for us very helpful. We had placed a manager there whom was very skilled to make appear to us that everything was perfect, but infact was absolutely a disaster. I can only apologize for your experience, you can understand why he wanted only cash.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We were promptly helped by the server Alexa who was incredible! The food was the best we had in Italy and we were served complimentary prosecco when we arrived and sorbet when we left. Alexa was the friendliest server and very attentive. She even helped direct us on our next excursion. This place was recommended to us by a friend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We had made a booking weeks in advance and were looking forward to it. We arrived and were immediately seated by the friendly staff. It was a Wednesday and there were only one other couple in the room, great for a private dinner! However, there was no A/C and we just could not handle the heat. (it was 30-35 degrees... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

On tour in Italy we had dinner in this restaurant with 5. Very touristic and pushing, especially with wine. It's very unpleasant if they turn up every few minutes. The food was o.k. but portions small. All 5 of us were disappointed and they didn't care.

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Thank FranceMartine
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We had read about the restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to try it out. We were definetly not disappointed! The atmosphere was very romantic, the food was absolutely delicious and our waitress was very nice and helpfull. Would definetly recommend this romantic and cosy restaurant. The price was in order with the quality of the food so no complaints there!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$45 - $110
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo della Cancelleria 7 | off Corso Vittorio Emanuele II TURN right at number 199, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 334 806 1200
Description
The Library Romantic: its intimate candlelit setting is an ideal location for a romantic evening with your significant other, or dinner with close friends.
Ideal for marriage proposals,anniversaries, celebration.
Here you will find all the Roman hospitality, together with a homely feeling, a wonderful cosy setting and great food.

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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.
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