In the heat of summer you may not feel like pizza or pasta for lunch. That’s why the locals head to this cool white modern bar/restaurant/café where the food has a slant towards the healthy. Panini bursting with fresh salad, local cheeses and meats, fresh vegetable and fruit juices and smoothies, sophisticated yet hearty salads and plenty of Roman classics with a modern twist. You can also take away a juice or panino, which is handy as it gets very crowded for lunchtime and you may prefer to take your food to the nearby Spanish Steps for lunch alfresco.
Spanish Steps is a glamorous area made famous by its stairway, which is covered with flowers and offers a magnificent view over the city. The main streets are Via di Ripetta, Via del Corso and Via del Babuino, all of which were traditionally lined with more upmarket designer stores but now offer a mix of shopping. The buildings or “palazzi” are ornate and the laneways cobblestoned so it’s a great choice for anyone who wants a polished dolce vita experience.
Ginger | Via Borgognona 43/44 | +39 0696036390