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The Fiddler's Elbow

#2,081 of 9,213 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Monti
Bar, Pub, Irish
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Via dell' Olmata 43, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 (0) 64872110
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5:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here to watch Wales in the euro semi. Got a seat at the bar. Great bartenders. The Irish guy working was super attentive and never stressed. I work in a bar myself and was really impressed. The girl working was really friendly and chatty. If I had more time in rome I'd definitely visit again.

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Thank Stuart C
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small great little Irish bar in Rome. It's a hole in the wall in a small street that no one goes down. The owner is extremely friendly. Great place to get away from tourists. Highly suggest to stop for a couple pints. Not a place to eat though

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Thank Justin S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Colm will welcome you with open arms this lad from County Tipperary speaks great Italian also but will also look after you €4 for 660ml peroni and great live irish music

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Thank toffeetom
Durham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Very busy pub with a good choice of imported beers, as in most city centre pubs imported beers are not cheap, but the pub has a great atmosphere with live Irish music played on the nights we were there

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Thank topman190832
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36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I'm used to go there, because you'll find an Irish atmosphere, the football soccer derby, or (better) music, also live music! The best Guinness in Rome!

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Thank Pblrm
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Really crowded small pub with interesting clientell. The prices are ok but don't expect to eat anything here. A little bit away. Had open mice night which was was very interesting! Very varying quality!

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Thank Mikael H
Cheshire
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This pub was really friendly and warm and welcoming we stayed all night and had snacks etc, real ales and guinness

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Thank maud4440
Adelaide, Australia
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265 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

A great Irish pub which is actually like a pub in Ireland, rather than an awful theme bar. Had a few excellent Guinesses whilst watching the sport. Friendly barstaff and reasonable prices. Lovely place to find a nook and enjoy some rest and recovery.

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Thank Pumperman
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I visited The Fidder's Elbow on my last night in Rome and comfortably enjoyed a couple of great pints of Guinness. I don't normally try Guinness outside Ireland but this pub had the authenticity of an Irish pub lifted from Dublin and moved to Rome. Great music and friendly staff and locals were good fun. Great choice for visiting Irish... More 

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Thank EamonOD
Reading, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub and found it to be very nice, the staff were friendly and welcoming without being too intrusive on your evening. The beers were mostly bottles apart from the guiness, the food menu was varied and reasonably priced and the food arrived very quickly! Enjoyed a pizza and risotto to share with a few cold peronis.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Irish
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dell' Olmata 43, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighborhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 (0) 64872110

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Monti

Neighborhood Profile
Monti
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighborhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighborhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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