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.
Address: 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