Here’s a before and after guide of how to plan your night in Rome, starting with a restaurant and moving on to some funky night clubs.
Situated in Via Orlando, right in the heart of the popular Garbatella district, the Ristoro delgi Angeli restaurant was opened in 1910 to welcome the sailors that were stopping over in Rome.
This restaurant is perfect for those who are tired of eating pizza and pasta as the menu of Moroccan chef, Marco, combines traditional Roman food with innovative ideas. Try the hake fillet a la curry or the delicious vegetarian ‘meatballs’ a la tzatziki. The menu changes every two weeks and there are two new specials every day. The quality of the food and the location is formidable and most of the ingredients are organic. Another strong point of the restaurant is its wine list; very good even if a little expensive.
Furthermore, the two owners have really set the scene. A refined atmosphere and an irreproachable service add to the delicious food. The must: the cheese board accompanied by jam or honey.
Ivo, who reads poems to the clients during the evenings, adds to the fabulous atmosphere; love poems from Pablo Neruda, Garcia Lorca, Akhmet and Alda Merini are some of his favourite, so make sure to take your love bird along.
So you’ve done the site seeing, you’ve done the Romance, you’ve done the food and wine, now it’s time to do the nightlife. Rome has a selection of some of the best nightclubs in Europe and it’s time the world knows about it.
Micca club is without a doubt one of the best clubs I have ever been to and it would certainly win the award for the most original. Set apart from your main stream venues, Micca club is different. Home to the arty crowd of the city, the club boasts an art gallery, a market, various stages, visual art performances and even has its own radio channel. Set in an underground, labyrinth style building near the Spanish steps, the club homes the best alternative nights of the city; live music performances, midnight gallery exhibitions and live international DJ appearances.
If you only have one night to spend in Rome, it HAS to be spent in this club. As cultural and arty as any of Rome’s daytime attractions, Micca club will have anyone remotely interested in art bubbling with excitement.