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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 all usually snapped up by lunchtime. If you’re too late, take solace in the to-die-for ricotta infornata (oven-baked ricotta), 35kg wheels …
Top Choice Fashion & Accessories in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Benheart

From the colourful resin floor papered with children's drawings to the vintage typewriter, dial-up telephone and old-fashioned tools decorating the interior, everything about this artisanal leather boutique is achin…
Top Choice Food in Trastevere & Gianicolo

Biscottificio Innocenti

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

Re(f)use

Fascinating to browse, this clever boutique showcases unique Carmina Campus pieces – primarily bags and jewellery – made from upcycled objects and recycled fabrics. The brand is the love child of Rome-born designer …
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 Fashion & Accessories in Tridente, Trevi & the Quirinale

Manila Grace

An essential homegrown label for dedicated followers of fashion, Manila Grace mixes bold prints, patterns and fabrics to create a strikingly unique, assertive style for women who like to stand out in a crowd. Think …
Top Choice Design in Tridente, Trevi & the Quirinale

Artisanal Cornucopia

One of several stylish independent boutiques on Via dell'Oca, this chic concept store showcases exclusive handmade pieces by Italian designers: think a trunk full of Anthony Peto hats, bold sculpture-like lamps by R…
Top Choice Chocolate in Centro Storico

Confetteria Moriondo & Gariglio

Roman poet Trilussa was so smitten with this historic chocolate shop – established by the Torinese confectioners to the royal house of Savoy – that he was moved to mention it in verse. And we agree, it's a gem. Deco…
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 JFK, Liz Taylor and Marlon Brando. Nowadays, his daughter Francesca runs the …
Top Choice Vintage in Vatican City, Borgo & Prati

Rechicle

Lovers of vintage fashions should make a beeline for this fab boutique. Furnished with antique family furniture and restored cabinets, it's full of wonderful finds such as Roger Vivier comma heels (with their origin…