Rome shopping

Top Choice Food & Drinks in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Antica Caciara Trasteverina

The fresh ricotta is a prized possession at this century-old deli, and it's usually gone by lunchtime. If you’re too late, take solace in the luscious ricotta infornata (oven-baked ricotta), wheels of famous, black-…
Top Choice Food in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Biscottificio Innocenti

For homemade biscuits, bite-sized meringues and fruit tarts large and small, there is no finer address in Rome than this vintage biscottificio with ceramic-tiled interior, fly-net door curtain and a set of old-fashi…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Tridente, Trevi & the Quirinale

Gente

This multi-label boutique was the first in Rome to bring all the big-name luxury designers – Italian, French and otherwise – under one roof and its vast emporium-styled space remains an essential stop for every seri…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Centro Storico

Salumeria Roscioli

Rome's most celebrated deli showcases a spectacular smörgåsbord of prize products ranging from cured hams and cheeses to conserves, dried pastas, olive oils, aged balsamic vinegars and wines. Alongside celebrated It…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Tina Sondergaard

Sublimely cut and whimsically retro-esque, Tina Sondergaard's handmade creations for women are a hit with the local fashion cognoscenti. Styles change by the week rather than the season, femininity is the leitmotif,…
Top Choice Shoes in Centro Storico

Marta Ray

Women's ballet flats and elegant, everyday bags in rainbow colours and super-soft leather, are the hallmarks of the Rome-born Marta Ray brand. At this store, one of three in town, you'll find a selection of trademar…
Top Choice Jewellery in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Perlei

Pieces of avant-garde body jewellery catch the eye in the window of this tiny artisan jeweller on Monti's best shopping street. Inside, handmade pieces by Tammar Edelman and Elinor Avni will appeal to those with a m…
Top Choice Clothing in Tridente, Trevi & the Quirinale

Bomba

Opened by designer Cristina Bomba over four decades ago, this gorgeous boutique is now operated by her fashion-designing children Caterina (womenswear) and Michele (menswear). Using the highest-quality fabrics, thei…
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Vatican City, Borgo & Prati

Il Sellaio

During the 1960s Ferruccio Serafini was one of Rome’s most sought-after artisans, making handmade leather shoes and bags for the likes of Liz Taylor and Marlon Brando. Nowadays, his daughter Francesca runs the famil…
Top Choice Shoes in Tridente, Trevi & the Quirinale

Fausto Santini

Rome’s best-known shoe designer, Fausto Santini is famous for his beguilingly simple, architectural shoe designs, with beautiful boots and shoes made from butter-soft leather. Colours are beautiful, and the quality …