How to spend Valentine’s Day in Rome – 2017

valentine's day in rome

Valentine’s Day is this Tuesday (don’t pretend you forgot). Looking to step up your romance game? Here are 4 places we have selected to wine and dine your lover/next victim…


la maisonnette ristrot garbatella

La Maisonnette Ristrot– a cozy novel restaurant and bistro hybrid found in a historic 1920’s house in the foody, anti-tourist area of Garbatella. For Valentine’s Day, beside an a la carte menu, they offer a special tasting menu for €40/person including:

  • fish carpaccio, pineapple, basil, salted caramel and ginger (starter)
  • red prawn tortellini (first course)
  • suckling pig, chocolate, lardo di colonnata and red berries (second course)
  • saffron, raspberry, gianduja, beetroot (dessert)
  • bread, water, a bottle of wine (for 2 people), coffee

 Via Giacinto Pullino, 103 (Garbatella) – +39 06.83765543


the race club san valentino rome

The Race Club Speakeasy a plush underground speakeasy with great cocktails and plenty of cozy little nooks for romancing- they’re having a special and intimate Valentine’s Day event, reserving their “salotto” for only 10 couples. For €60/couple you will have:

  • Sofa / Table reserved, roses for her
  • Selection of Alta Norcineria Italian products
  • A Cocktail for each person
  • Dessert
  • A farewell Shot
  • 2017 The Race Club Membership Card

The event starts at 9.30pm (till late). Info:

 Via Labicana, 52 (Colosseo) – +39 06 9604 4048 (after 6pm) –


I Sofà Restaurant and Roof Terrace
I Sofà Bar Restaurant & Roof Terrace
– situated in the 5 star luxury Hotel Indigo Rome – St. George, on Via Giulia, I Sofà Bar Restaurant & Roof Terrace provides a gastronomic treat for guests and visitors alike. At Valentine’s Day you can choose one of their exclusive packages:

  • 4 course dinner* (€ 60 per person)
  • 4 course dinner* + Wellness itinerary (€ 90 per person)
  • 4 course dinner* + Wellness itinerary + 25 minute massage (€ 135 per person)
    * drinks included

 Via Giulia 62  (Centro Storico) –  +39 06.68661846 –


imago restaurant rome
– take in the breathtaking views of Rome all lit up at the Hassler’s 6th floor panoramic Michelin starred restaurant. The Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu (€ 190 / person) created by Chef Francesco Apreda, includes:

  • “Like an oyster”, passion and cauliflowers
  • Black truffle red prawns, hijiki seaweed and parmesan cheese
  • Sea vegetable soup
  • Water and flour spaghetti with seafood and sea lettuce
  • Grilled squid and eggplant, peppers and nori seaweed
  • Baked clay snapper, wakame cous cous
  • Almond, red orange and kombu
  • Hazelnut root between crystals and corals
    * drinks excluded

Piazza Trinità dei Monti, 6  (Piazza di Spagna) – +39 06.699726 –


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