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Federica & Barbara of BB Kitchen

This is not a restaurant; it is a unique dining experience hosted by a local chef in their home. Local chefs are vetted by EatWith.
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#56 of 11,895 Places to Eat in Rome
Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Mediterranean, European

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Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our night with Barbara, May 21st 2019. We have been to Rome twice in the past two years and our evening with Barbara was the highlight of both trips!! Barbara is so genuinely warm and inviting. Absolutely the perfect hostess. The food was fantastic and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tripper61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How unique and fun. You’re eating in their apartment in Trastevere with unlimited wine, drinks and very good home cooked food. You’ll be seated at a table with other guests from around the world. Our table had guests from Canada and newlywed couple from France....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank KevinA135
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed EatWith before but disappointed this time. The dessert was amazing but the rest of the food was not great. Eating out is very social in Rome, especially in Trastevere. The food is better and you'll pay less than half of the cost here....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Michele C
Eatwith, Guest Relations Manager at Federica & Barbara of BB Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Michele, Thank you very much for your feedback and we are sorry that this experience did not meet your expectations. We highly value our users' feedback and we will pass this onto our Community team to see what can be done to not disappoint...More

Reviewed May 15, 2019

My husband Court and I had probably our best meal in Rome at Barbara's house. We sat with two other couples from around the globe, and dined on tomatoes stuffed with rice, gnocchi with pesto, lasagna, chicken with prosciutto and dates, and tiramisu. The meal...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Julchase413
Reviewed April 10, 2019

This was four summers ago that I had the pleasure of dinner at Barbara's. I'm not sure if she has moved her place and that would influence my return. I say that because I was there in the heat of the Rome summer and Barbara's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rugbyrulesworldcup
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Envision a dinner party at your best friend’s home with the delightful twist that you get to meet and dine with exciting new people. We had a wonderfully relaxed dinner in Barbara’s home. The other guests were all intriguing and engaging. Guests are given the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Had dinner with Barbara last week while in Rome. It is our second visit with her as we were there in October of 17. Once again Barbara went out of her way to make sure we had a truly marvelous time. The food was as...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jimmyjam1956
Reviewed April 7, 2019

One knows an experience is fabulous when you plan your next trip to experience it again. Two years ago I had the great pleasure of having dinner at Federica & Barbara's and since then I have recommended it to over a dozen people. So this...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

This dinner party was one of the things my husband and I really looked forward to when planning our Italy trip. Especially because it was a good relief from the touristy feel of Rome as we had spent that day sight-seeing and because it was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019

We booked this experience after reading so many glowing reviews and watching YouTubers who raved about the experience. It was the WORST experience from our week in Rome. Arriving at the apartment was easy and we were welcomed into the apartment where there were 3...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank Ashley H
Eatwith, Guest Relations Manager at Federica & Barbara of BB Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Hello Ashley, Thank you for your detailed feedback and we are very sorry for the experience you had. We highly value our guests' feedback and strive for all of our users to have the best experience possible, therefore we will see this matter with the...More

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January 5, 2019|
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Response from Eatwith | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for reaching out! You can contact Federica & Barbara directly on Eatwith if you have specific questions and to ask them if they think it would be appropriate for your children by clicking on 'See events' and... More
August 29, 2018|
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Hi, thanks for reaching out! Did you make a booking with Federica & Barbara through the Eatwith website? If so, please email our support team at the email address which you can find at the bottom of the Eatwith page, and... More
August 18, 2018|
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Hi, Thanks for reaching out! You can contact Federica & Barbara directly on Eatwith if you have specific questions about dietary restrictions etc by clicking on 'Reserve' and then 'Contact the host', and creating an Eatwith... More
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