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“amazing view”
Review of Royal Art Cafe

Royal Art Cafe
Ranked #3,027 of 12,448 Restaurants in Rome
Price range: $34 - $136
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Monti
Description: Royal Art Cafe, situated in a marvelous setting right in front of the Coliseum, represents the perfect place for lunches and dinners, business meetings, corporate events, or just for a fun night out with your friends. The cuisine proposes meat or fish menus (a la carte or fixed-price menu), paying particular attention to the traditional Roman dishes. A long list of great desserts and Italian wines is available. The venue, situated in an historic building in the hearth of Rome, features a large roof terrace overlooking the Anfiteatro Flavio. The roof garden represents, during the summer months, the best place to enjoy a unique view of the Eternal city. Royal Art Cafe is a modern multipurpose facility that offers great entertainment. The aim is to create great guest experiences, combing a great atmosphere and traditional Italian food. During the weekends there is always something going on at Royal Art Cafe: piano bar, cabaret, DJ set etc..Open every day for lunch and dinner.
Athens, Greece
Level 6 Contributor
70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“amazing view”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

The view of this place is amazing,you see the colosseo front of you and especially by night is better.The food is just ok,italian,the home wine is good,the service is ok.What i didnt like is the control they do at the main door like you are going to a big club.So i recomend before you go make a resarvation for sure.

  • Visited October 2012
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful view”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

The view from this restaurant it's wonderful! You can eat and see the colosseum in front of you. The quality of the food is not excellent, but the location is perfect! The service is not bad, I think maybe they need more time to improve their quality, but I def will come back here again.

  • Visited December 2012
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Austin, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“You can put lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

The title of my review refers to the fact that this place has amazing views of the Coliseum, especially from the upstairs terrace. However, once you get past that, everything else about this restaurant is terrible. The service was horrible. The food was far below average. Not only did we have to wait a long time for the check (which I could understand if it were busy; it was not), but the couple next to us had ordered an appetizer and when they brought out the main dishes without the appetizer first, the waiter just shrugged his shoulders and said, "Oh, well, sorry. Here's your main dishes." AND...besides that...another couple was eating a few tables over and we noticed that his napkin was red. Spilled wine? Extra juicy steak? No....a piece of glass was in his spaghetti. A PIECE OF GLASS IN HIS SPAGHETTI. Needless to say, skip the draw of the view and find another place to eat nearby.

  • Visited April 2012
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Recife, PE
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Chef Ramsey to the rescue.”
Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

A terrible food and hotel management experience!!!!!!!!!! Menu took about 25 minutes, food took about 45 minutes, the waiter and busboy did not work as team at all... As a result a kids soccer game. Please do me a favor and your family do not go there....... Don't take me wrong a great view( but that is it). They are TRATTORIAs around there. Much better and way much cheaper. Good luck... If you have any question pls feel free to email me. Antonio.rojas66@gmail.com

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London, United Kingdom
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“Dining right outside The Colosseum”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

Have to say you can't beat the view as you eat Italian food and admire the views of the Colosseum. Another plus is the cafe had very clean toilets. The food we ordered for lunch - pizza, pasta, pork tenderloin- was good. Pricing was reasonable for being around an extremely busy tourist area. Isn't the best and isn't the worst but will get the job done with excellent view.

  • Visited December 2012
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