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Tam O’Shanter Scottish Pub

$$ - $$$
British, Scottish, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Italian
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Via Crescenzio 2 | angolo P.zza Cavour, 00193 Rome, Italy
06 45597355
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

We visited this "Scottish" pub on a Six Nations day and on a day when Scotland had beaten Ireland ... we missed the game but wandered in to watch the next game thinking there would be a great atmosphere ....but ... we were the only two there ... no TVs were on ... and the staff didn't seem to know... More 

Thank GaryThomas38
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

I would pop in here if an evening after a day in Rome. Great food, friendly staff, and an excellent choice of beers. I look forward to going back.

Thank Paul B
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Went in for food, it was fine, nothing earth shattering. Good selection of wines, probably good place for groups to visit.

Thank alisonmarshall77
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215 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

Walking home to our B&B and fell upon this bar! Looks nothing from the outside, just 2 small doors. When you go in, it's huge! It looks like an underground cellar, plenty of room, tv's and great music. Friendly staff, nothing was too much trouble and open until 2am every morning! Loved it.

Thank vanessa d
Brighton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

This is certainly a good find as there are not many pubs about in Rome. In England I wouldn't have given it such a high rating as it's basically a cellar sports bar but handy to find all the same. We didn't try the food but did see happy customers with burgers and pizzas.

Thank travellingtash
cristian c, Proprietario at Tam O’Shanter Scottish Pub, responded to this review

Thank you so much! See you later More 

Almere, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015

We visited this place twice during out trip to Rome. Both the beer (Heineken and Guinness) were excellent but the highlight for us was the food with awesome burgers. It was five mins from our hotel so super handy.

Thank Gingercat01
Tipperary, Ireland
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

It's hard enough to find a good pub in Rome but this one was great. It's off the beaten track a bit but worth looking for. It's big and spacious and always something going on. Staff were really nice too, had time for a chat always :)

Thank Bridgeyw
Guelph, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2015

They had run out of Murphy's and there was no fish and chips on the menu. We did get burgers and watch some football, but the place was tired and need some updates. None the less we had burgers and fries and I would rate them as average and say it would likely be better for lunch.

Thank GuelphitesJL
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I stumbled across this place enroute to the vatican. Inside is spacious but there was only a couple of people in the bar. The service was ok, but could have been a lot better. The waiters seemed to care more about having a chat with their mates than doing their job. This place has a lot of potential...

1 Thank Theresa B
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2014

Wow what a find, friendly staff, good menu( the chips are worth a visit) it took awhile to get the gin and tonic sorted however the food was fresh, tasty and well presented. The best was how cheap it was, I was told that Rome was very expensive and it can be as you will see from my other review... More 

1 Thank Michelle D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
British, Scottish, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub, Italian
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Crescenzio 2 | angolo P.zza Cavour, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighborhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: 06 45597355

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Staying in Prati

Neighborhood Profile
Just steps away from the chaos of the center, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighboring Borgo, Prati is a local favorite for its aesthetic organization and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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