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The Basement - Pub. Cocktail Bar. Events.

Open Now: 19:00 - 02:00
Open today: 19:00 - 02:00
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Best bar in Rome

Super friendly bartenders. Amazing place for a night with friends. Ordered a wine and a dragon... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Laurel S
via mobile
Amazing place!

This was one of our best finds! Amazing service and ambiance. The owners are great, and they make... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Mia A
via mobile
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15 Jul 2018
“Best bar in Rome”
11 Jun 2018
“Amazing place! ”
Cozy and modern craft beer pub and cocktail bar in the heart of the very central area Prati, just 400 meters from the Vatican (300 meters from metro stop Ottaviano)! We offer a wide variety of bottled and draft craft beers, both italian and...more
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Via Properzio 15, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 4963
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Super friendly bartenders. Amazing place for a night with friends. Ordered a wine and a dragon heart!

Thank Laurel S
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This was one of our best finds! Amazing service and ambiance. The owners are great, and they make you feel at home. This is a must do for your night out in Rome! Ari and Max are welcoming, and wonderful bar hosts! Not to mention,...More

Thank Mia A
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

You have GOT to stop by The Basement on your stay! Ari and Max are absolutely wonderful bartenders, and so funny! They made my friend and I feel so comfortable in the city. We came back every night because we loved them that much. The...More

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This place is a great if you are looking for a drink near the Vatican, it was only a few minutes walk from our B&B. Max is really lovely, he’s chatty and very attentive. There is a huge selection of fairly priced drinks so there...More

Thank EmmaB5005
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Max at the Basement is great! The place is cool and has good drinks! If ever in Rome for a visit definitely go to the Basement!

Thank kirstencoffey111
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I spent a semester abroad in Rome and this was me and my friends local spot, we practically went every day. Max and Ari are the two bartenders and owners and are incredible people. They are super accommodating and are very welcoming. I will dearly...More

Thank Aj M
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I spent a semester in Rome while studying abroad for Penn State. We found the basement and ended up spending most of our semester there. Max and Ari, the bartenders, are great and very friendly. My friends and I enjoyed going here and hanging with...More

Thank Sheamus C
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The Basement is the best bar ever! The atmosphere is very home like. Go with friends and get to know the people there. Bartenders are so fun and nice! Max and Ari are the best! Also have the best cocktails ever and will make whatever...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Super friendly people the waiters are very nice and amazing cocktails for an okay price. This area of roma is great !

Thank idontsay1996
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Look no further, this place is amazing! Undoubtedly the best place for a night out, especially Wednesday nights (beer pong tournaments) amazing cocktail menu as well!!!

Thank Taryn I
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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,
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