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Rome - tips & advice
« on: February 10, 2014, 10:07:46 AM »
Morning all,

The wife and I are off to Rome tomorrow for 3 nights. We have the sightseeing bit covered but does anyone have any tips for restaurants/ bars/ clothes shops etc

Any info as always much appreciated

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Re: Rome - tips & advice
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2014, 11:05:00 AM »
Check Eataly Rome on the internet and Enoteca Cul De Sac (near Piazza Navona). I would give Pizzeria 'Est Est Est' a go for one of the best pizzas I've ever tasted. There are many british style pubs around the city centre and the capital Mods hangout is Piazza (Square) Capranica near the Parliament.
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2014, 01:30:34 PM »
Make sure you get the bus ticket card from a shop. I lost a big note in a street machine and had no way of getting it back. The buses are great and easy to use to get around town though.

Be warned: there are hardly any public loos in Rome so make sure you use café loos when you are in them.
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« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2014, 11:32:46 PM »
When yir there jist do as the Romans do,



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Re: Rome - tips & advice
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2014, 08:25:21 AM »
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2014, 04:43:53 PM »
An obvious tip is don't drink or eat in or around any of the main squares.....a two minute walk around the corner will save you loads of Euros.
Can't remember what the area is called but it's just over the river from the tourist parts and it's where the Romans go to drink on an evening out so it's lively and less expensive......we got it from Rough Guide or some other tourist book.
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« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2014, 06:43:53 PM »
An obvious tip is don't drink or eat in or around any of the main squares.....a two minute walk around the corner will save you loads of Euros. DEFO with you on that!
Can't remember what the area is called but it's just over the river from the tourist parts and it's where the Romans go to drink on an evening out so it's lively and less expensive......Trastevere..yeah,it can be cheap. there are always loads of youngsters thoughwe got it from Rough Guide or some other tourist book.
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2017, 08:29:12 PM »
I´m going at the end of the month so thanks for the tips.

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« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2017, 06:09:57 AM »
Have a good one Buddie , there are some groovy clothing outlets there . . 8)
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« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2017, 12:28:59 PM »
We were there a few years back. Loved it. There are some top vintage clothes shops off of the square where The Pantheon is. ( Via Del Governo Vecchio?)   In fact there was even what I guess could be called a 'Mod Shop' too that sold Fred Perry, Ben Sherman and had pics of scooters and The Who and such like on the wall with targets and stuff. Not so good really but the vintage shops were top class. Enjoy it fella.
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