Rome Luxury Wine And Dinner Experience In A Private Cellar By The Pantheon

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Immerse yourself in the very best of Italian cuisine on this 2.5-hour, luxury wine and dinner experience near the Pantheon in Rome. With a culinary connoisseur hosting the evening, indulge in a classic Italian ‘aperitivo’ (aperitif) in the atmospheric cellar of a family-run restaurant before feasting on three mouthwatering courses of perfectly prepared local specialties in the dining room. To make the evening even more memorable, each delectable dish is paired with a glass of fine, regional wine. Numbers limited to 10, ensuring a small-group experience.

Highlights

  • Dinner included
  • Free drinks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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  • Small group ensures personal service

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Meet your food-loving guide near the awe-inspiring Pantheon, and then enjoy a short stroll to a gem of a family-run restaurant to begin your 2.5-hour wine and dinner experience.

On arrival, greet the friendly restaurant owners true lovers of traditional Italian cuisine and wine, they also produce cheese and other local specialties. Then, follow your guide through the elegantly decorated dining area, breathing in the intoxicating aromas that waft from the kitchen as you do so, and descend into the restaurants private cellar.

Wander around the cellar and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this incredible, historical setting during renovation works in the area, an imposing Roman structure was discovered at the cellars floor level. When the time comes, gather with your small group to enjoy a classic Italian aperitivo. Sip a glass of prosecco as you savor a mouthwatering selection of cured meat and rich, regional cheese.

After your aperitivo, head back into the restaurant and take a seat at your reserved table for your tantalizing 3-course dinner. Sink your teeth into dish after dish of exquisitely prepared Italian delights including Roman pasta and beef cheek with potato puree. With each course, enjoy a sample of fine wine that has been paired perfectly by the chef and guide, and learn how the delicate flavors in the wine enhance the flavors in your food.

Your experience concludes outside the Pantheon. Take a moment to marvel at the illuminated facade of this majestic building, before making your own way back to your hotel.

Inclusions for Rome Luxury Wine And Dinner Experience In A Private Cellar By The Pantheon

  • Professional guide
  • Access to the private cellar
  • Aperitivo
  • 3-course dinner
  • Three types of wine

Exclusions for Rome Luxury Wine And Dinner Experience In A Private Cellar By The Pantheon

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Itinerary:

Aperitivo sample menu:
  • Selection of cured meat
  • Selection of cheese, including goat cheese, tomme and pecorino
Dinner sample menu:
First course:
  • Paccheri pasta al cacio e pepe (with cheese and pepper)
Second course:
  • Braised beef cheek marinated in nebbiolo wine and served with potato puree
Dessert:
  • Italian-style pastry selection
Please note: Gluten-free options are available. Menus are subject to change without notice.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age is 18 years

Dress code is smart casual

Vegetarian and Gluten-free menu are available. Please specify 24 hours before departure

Menu varies according to season

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • Martina, our guide, was so awesome! We loved the private visit to the wine cellar with appetizers and prosecco! This was followed by an amazing dinner including dessert!and wine pairing. Each wine paired perfectly with the course Tonnarelli cacio de pepe, beef cheeks, and three different desserts that included tiramisu, a lemon pudding, and a fruit tart. WOW!

  • All we can say is wow. This was soooo much fun. Our hostess, Martina, was amazing. We loved learning about Italy wine and cuisine as well as proper toasts with our wine. Our restaurant was Casa Bleve which was magnifico!!!! We were able to tour their wine cellar with wonderful cheeses and meats before dinner along with delicious Prosecco! After our tour, we enjoyed a three course meal with new friends. Fantastic!!!! A must for everyone!

  • This is a fabulous way to have dinner in ROMA! It started when we met at the Piazza della Minerva and learned the history of the elephant Obelisk designed by Bernini. Casa Bleve with its private cellar is a very unique place full of history and wonderful food and wine. Our guide, Valeria was perfect in her knowledge of the cuisine and wine pairings. It was a treat to have an aperitif in the wine cellar and Valeria gave us the history of the Roman Wall. The evening was topped off when we met Tina the cook/owner and were able to thank her for the wonderful 3 course meal.

  • The food and wine pairings were excellent. The guide did a nice job of explaining everything we experienced, including the ancient cellar. Nothing exceptional about the evening though --might have been better a little later in the evening with more patrons and energy in the restaurant.

  • This was such a great experience. Our guide Martina was full of great information about the food and wine we were served. She kept us entertained with funny stories about herself and participated in the group conversation regardless of topic. The food and wine pairings were perfect.

  • Great food and great wine. Our guide, Ilaria, was so full of energy and shared great information about Roman food and culture. It was a wondeful night out!

  • This Dinner Experience was simply the BEST, it was Outstanding. We were a little worried about traveling during the off season, but were we ever wrong. Our guide was Alessandra, and she was the best guide we had on our trip. She was friendly, had a great personality and was very knowledgeable. I guess because it was the off season my wife and I were the only ones on the tour. The food and wine pairing were outstanding. The only thing about the hole night I did not like was reaching the end of the tour. I would Highly Recommend this to any one who loves great food, wine, and company.

  • This was a great way to start our visit in Rome. In the private cellar we were greeted with delicious wines and appetizers.
    From there the main and second courses were even better and paired with excellent wines. Our guide was also well versed in the local cuisine and additional restaurants to enjoy during our stay.

  • My wife scheduled this tour for our first night in Rome at the beginning of our vacation in Italy, and it did not disappoint. Having never been to Italy, this was a great way to get acclimated and make sure we had a great dinner. And the dinner was really great. Delicious dishes paired with ample wine portions. Our tour was on a Friday, which seems to have less guests than the Saturday tour. This worked out in our favor, because they seem to provide the same amount of wine for every group we also had two people who bought this tour that did not show up- they missed out!. The food was so good, we went back on Saturday night for dinner to try some more menu items on our own. We made the mistake of not making reservations, however, and almost didn't get in. Make reservations for dinner in advance everywhere you go in Italy! No one gave us this advice and if we hadn't encountered this issue on our second night, we would have missed out on some trattorias during our trip. Even during the week, make reservations.

  • Excellent meal with great company

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