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Life

#99 of 9,682 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
Colonna
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Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6938 0948
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Today
12:00 - 23:45
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Hours:
Mon 17:00 - 23:45
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:45
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here upon a friend's recommendation and ended up dining at Life every day while in Rome... The lobster tasting menu, not to be missed as well as all their carpaccios.

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Split, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent dinner,very cozy restaurant.I had a dinner in here and it was one of the best dinners i ever had

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited restaurant for lunch, had pasta with lobster. Absolutely delicious!! Great new stylish interior. Wonderful service, professional and helpful! Wine also was good, will definitely come back! Prices are average!

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Thank Happy H
Austin, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made this our last dinner on our 3 week trip. It was everything we could have hoped for. Friendly staff, great wine selection, and the truffle carpaccio, pasta, and steak, was the best send-off we could have asked for. Make a reservation ahead! Also perfectly located near the Spanish steps and all that wonderful shopping!

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I were staying at Lifestyle Suites and chose the tasting menu as part of our trip. Having read many reviews We were not disappointed and really enjoyed all our food together with the various accompanying wines. The staff were informative and friendly helping us have the most enjoyable evening. Well done Life restaurant

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a perennial favourite. The food, atmosphere and service is consistently excellent. Our waiter Francesco was delightful and super efficient - nothing was too much trouble. The food was amazing and well presented. Really good value for money. Will be definitely returning to this wonderful restaurant.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are lots restaurants that should be on your GO list when traveling to Rome....Life should one of them. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the food is amazing! We went for Christmas lunch and we were made to be very special even though they were quite busy.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had one of the most beautiful interiors... the wait staff were fantastic and the food beautiful... the beef carpaccio with the truffles is a must.... it is out of this world. I had pasta with tomatoe it was simple and plain (and as we discovered as are most pasta dishes in Rome) although plain was beautiful. My husband... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night in Rome, decided to treat the wife and kids to a degustation culinary experience. Read the reviews and knew I couldn't go wrong. On arrival, greeted at the door and our jackets and coats taken. Francesco our maitre'd introduced himself and kindly explained the types of degustations available. We eventually decided to have the seafood degustation paired with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had visited Life many times over the past years and have witnessed it development over time. It is such a pleasure to return and see this restaurant step up another notch in its quality, decor, menu choice, service and ultimately delicious food. Hats off to the leadership behind this restaurant that is steering it towards the top in Rome.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$85
Cuisine
Seafood, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:45
Monday
17:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:45
Thursday
12:00 - 23:45
Friday
12:00 - 23:45
Saturday
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighbourhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6938 0948
Description
ITA - ENG Express Cuisine where tradition meets new trends in gastronomy, selected season ingredients and home made bread, pasta and desserts. Light and gourmet lunch menu, elegant and sophisticated dinner menu. Professional personnel with a special regard for customer service with a welcoming external space that is both ample and comfortable. Special events and corporate dinner services available as well as exclusive wine and food tastings.

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Staying in Colonna

Neighbourhood Profile
Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very centre of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping centre, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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