Signora Vera has been running this pasticceria in the heart of Trastevere since the 1970s. Her bignè, choux pastry buns filled with zabaglione cream, are simply divine.
Address: Via Natale del Grande 49
A Trastevere institution, Antica Caciara, has been run by the Polica family since 1900. Signor Roberto will win your heart with his cured meats, salami and cheese.
Address: Via di San Francesco a Ripa 140
Try Rome’s favourite street-food snack, the supplì (a rice ball fried to golden perfection). In fact, this hole-in-the wall snack joint serves some of the best in the city.
Address: Via di San Francesco a Ripa 137
Ask any local in Trastevere where to find the best porchetta and they’ll point you to Piero at Norcineria Lacozzilli.
Via del Natale Grande 16
Visit Concetta for the freshest fruit and vegetables, and Emiliano for an amazing local and international cheese and prosciutto selection.
Address: Piazza di San Cosimato
Rome’s hottest street-food trend: the trapizzino – a thick, triangular pizza-bread pocket filled with a selection of cucina povera.
Address: Piazza Trilussa 46
Learn about Italy’s craft beer scene and sample some of our favourite local brews from a selection of 40 Italian craft beers on draft at this contemporary bar and brewery.
Address: Via degli Specchi 5/6
With over 40 mouth-watering flavours of ice cream to choose from – all of which are made on-site from carefully sourced ingredients –you’ll be spoiled for choice at this artisanal gelateria!
Address: Lungotevere dei Vallati 25