Ancient Roman Food And Wine Tasting In Pompeii Including Banquet Meal

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  • Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins
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  • Departure Details :
    Restaurant in Pompeii
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    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Take a culinary journey back to the days of Ancient Rome with this Pompeii banquet experience that includes wine and food based on historical recipes. While you enjoy the food and drinks, listen to information from a local host about the traditions and history of the dishes. Select your lunch or dinner time preference when booking.


  • Ideal choice for families
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Your lunch or dinner experience begins at the banquet venue, located near the Pompeii archaeological site, where you'll meet your local host.

The menu introduces you to the types of food and wine enjoyed by Julius Caesar and his fellow Ancient Romans and was prepared using authentic recipes documented by Latin authors of the day, such as Columella, Apicius, and Pliny. Several courses are served so you can fully savor the array of different foods that were eaten 2,000 years ago, and, of course (as always in Italy), the wine will flow.

In addition to eating, this is also a learning experience. Listen to stories about the customs of a Roman banquet like this and the origins of the ingredients as each course is explained to you using rare photographs and a video presentation. This is a unique chance to experience the unusual flavors of Ancient Roman cuisine, some of which are very different to what you taste today.

See the Itinerary for a sample menu.


Sample menu: 
  • Suckling pig with herbs
  • Goat cheese mousse and figs
  • Half an amphora of spiced wine, honey, ginger pepper
  • Cold soup with barley and asparagus
  • Honey-marinated quail, served with an egg,¬†kataifi pastry, and meat sauce
Vegetarian options available


  • Food and wine
  • Local host


  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (round-trip transfer can be arranged at an additional cost)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Important: To avoid waiting in line and losing time, please specify when booking what time exactly you will be at the restaurant (meeting point) to start your experience

Please provide your phone number upon booking

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