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Del Frate

#891 of 9,782 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Prati
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Via degli Scipioni, 118, Rome, Italy
+39 06 323 6437
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12:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
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Ascot, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a colleague a wine merchant by day and restaurant by night You sit eating amongst the, literally, thousands bottles of wine, whiskies in fact every tempting alcoholic drink - with a really nice ambience The food is freshly prepared with creative mixes to arouse your taste buds and presented like Michelin style I would highly recommend for starter... More 

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Thank jmhandley
At my desk
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were a large group with no reservation who wandered in for a glass of wine and light meal. The staff were extremely accommodating (which was much appreciated) and the food and wine great. The building is also very atmospheric.

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Thank OttersTrotters
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We found this place by accident and were thrilled by the sound of the menu and the vibe of the restaurant. Sadly our expectations were let down shortly after the first course arrived, artichoke dish and the ravioli.... Followed by the rabbit and pigs cheeks dish which were both bland, without flavour. Black truffle was the the only flavour carried... More 

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Thank toggy23
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Disappointing. A cuisine that tries to be sophisticated, but lacks in finesse and taste. The place is an hybrid: neither rustic nor elegant. It's expensive for what it offers

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Thank James M
France
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We have been in this restaurant yesterday night. The ambient is very nice, quiet and jazzy. It's perfect for a couple. The wine menu is large enough for a good choice of quality. The waitress was very kind and smilly. We have been served fast and we have enjoyed our meals with a great pleasure. In conclusion if you want... More 

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new york
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57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Stopped in after dinner for a glass of wine. Was nice. My glass was reasonably priced--many other options on menu were expensive. But was a very cool space!!

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1 Thank NewYorkRobbyf
Deal
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

This little out-of-the-way restaurant was mentioned in Lonely Planet so decided to have lunch here after a tour of the Vatican Museums - and I am glad I made the effort to find it! In the guide, it said that there was a small menu, but I found there to be plenty to choose from. The waiter was really sweet... More 

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Méry-sur-Oise, Ile-de-France, France
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Nice preparation and presentation. Taste good. Nice and professional staff. Good quality / price. Large choice of alcohols (wine, brandy, etc).

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Thank David A
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

We had visited this restaurant/wine bar a couple of weeks ago for lunch and had only ordered appetizers which were all excellent. This time we had dinner there on a busy Friday night and once again everything was superb. We ordered a few of the appetizers we had ordered for lunch: the veal meat balls and the fried stuffed anchovies.... More 

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Thank Kelly G
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Returned here after maybe ten years. It hasn't changed and is still a charming hidden gem. We had to be brief as it was a very quick business lunch. The rabbit "Primi" was absolutely delicious. I only wish we could have had more time or returned for dinner. The restaurant /wine bar is in an old brick decor - just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via degli Scipioni, 118, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighbourhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 323 6437

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Prati

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Prati
Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation 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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