Bars and Clubs in Rome

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  • Cocktail Bar / Wine Bar

    Fluid - Cocktail Bar | Wine Bar in Rome.

    Party Earth Review The aptly named Fluid is a trendy wine and cocktail bar where, as the name suggests, it’s all about going with the flow. The experience starts outside as a water-bubble light show, played on miniature TVs embedded in the bar’s façade, draws a small crowd of curious passersby. Once inside, patrons find themselves hopscotching ... more

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  • Bar / Café

    Caffè della Pace - Bar | Café in Rome.

    Party Earth Review Situated on a charming corner near Piazza Navona, and with Donato Bramante’s famous 16th-century temple tucked off to one side, the ivy-covered Caffè della Pace definitely stands out as a particularly romantic spot in a city full of picturesque nooks and crannies. The cozy two-room café features a simple décor that recalls ... more

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  • Lounge / Restaurant

    Salotto 42 - Lounge | Restaurant in Rome.

    Party Earth Review The first “bookbar” to open in Rome, the ivy-covered Salotto 42 is a trendy, upscale lounge where politicians and jet-setters alike gather to talk literature, break out a book, listen to readings, or peruse the collection of arty international magazines. While the vibe may be on the intellectual side during the day, by ... more

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  • Irish Pub

    Trinity College - Irish Pub in Rome.

    Party Earth Review Housed in a beautiful historic palazzo right off Via del Corso, Trinity College is a popular Irish pub where locals, expats, and international travelers mingle in front of the book-lined walls or relax in the upstairs reading room. Visitors shouldn’t expect a crowd of bespectacled bookworms, though – the theme is just a ... more

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  • Bar / Restaurant

    Open Baladin Roma - Bar | Restaurant in Rome.

    Party Earth Review A beer lover’s paradise located on a hidden cobblestone street, Open Baladin Roma offers forty craft beers on tap, over a hundred bottles from Italian microbreweries, and a top-notch selection of regional brews that changes daily. The centerpiece of the main dining room is the stainless steel bar with its colossal bottle ... more

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  • Live Music Venue / Pub / Sports Bar

    The Nag's Head - Live Music Venue | Pub | Sports Bar in Rome.

    Party Earth Review A Scottish bar turned disco, the quirky Nag’s Head integrates medieval swords and armor with flat-screen TVs tuned to sports and pulsating dance music, and draws a loyal year-round crowd of outgoing English speakers. Decked out in typical pub fashion with lots of oak, checkered fabric, mirrors, and faded prints, the bar ... more

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Browse Rome Bars and Clubs by Category

Nightlife in Rome is invariably a slow bleed. Once denizens finish indulging in aperitivo and those who haven’t filled up on finger-foods have relaxed over a slow-paced dinner, the scene shifts outside to the streets and piazzas as the ever-fashionable partiers wander from bar to bar to indulge in their favorite pastime – animated conversation with friends against a picturesque backdrop of ancient walls and fountains.

And while the piazza hanging culture satisfies the party appetite for much of the population, those looking for a bit more action can take refuge in the small but energetic expanse of bars and clubs in Rome, which is centered on a few venues scattered around the city, as well as in a section of Testaccio that is fully dedicated to late-night clubs. On one winding street, Testaccio features lounges, live music venues, and bars that provide differing styles and sounds, from mainstream to edgy and from posh to rowdy.

Although some of the clubs close their doors during the summer, many others move operations to the banks of the Tiber River, where makeshift bars and clubs pop up to give partygoers a reprieve from the inner-city heat and yet another reason to dance the night away under the stars.

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    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

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