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Barnum Cafe

#415 of 9,776 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
Italian, Bar, Cafe
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Via del Pellegrino 87, Rome, Italy
+39 06 6476 0483
08:30 - 02:00
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Mon 08:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 08:30 - 02:00
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across this bar after a long day walking around sightseeing. Great place, great atmosphere and very relaxed. Perfect for a drink and recuperation. A glass of wine was 5 euros which was a fair price considering other Rome bars. Recommended.

Thank Chris T
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lonely Planet suggested a visit to Barnum Cafe, looked for it whilst staying locally for a few days . Enjoyed a very pleasant few hours there great beer and expertly prepared and presented cocktails. The Cafe has a great chilled vibe with tourists and locals. Off the beaten track yet close to main square. Loved our time there would have... More 

Thank Christopher H
Level Contributor
34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The place is nice, music is not laud so you can have a nice evenig drink and chat with your friends. Stuff is very kind and helpful. A nice variety of cocktails, wine and beer. High recommendations for this cafe!

Thank Tóth Á
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here with my friends and it's Truly amazing place.Atmosphere,music and the Coctails where delicious.

Thank Artur S
Istanbul, Turkey
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53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Cool place to work with your laptop, read a few and have some Italian coffee. Also has some pastry, I like their muffin so I can recommend. Also possible to go for breakfast and enjoy a croissant since Europeans usually eat very little on breakfast will be just fine.

Thank Asli A
Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Really good coffee and cakes, good vibes, nice local/alternative coffee shop. It felt comfortable, like my favorite coffee shop back home. Food looked good. Attracts a nice group of people. No laptops during meal times.

Thank User_Account_4592
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Popped into this place when walking home and came back every night. Everything about this place is perfect! Service was great, cocktails delicious, and a brilliant selection of beers. Not only this, but you get free homemade bar snacks with all orders. :) would certainly recommend

Thank Bella M
Washington, D.C.
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you like cocktails and you like great service, visit here. The people, the cocktails and the service you receive make this place worth a visit. They are some of the best cocktails I had while in Rome. Very inviting location. The only drawback is the lights are a little bright for a late night latin.

Thank colinrogero
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

My favorite place to drink cappuccino in Rome :). All the best, I would recommend it for both having breakfast or drinking wine with friends... it place!

Thank chanrakkhun9990
Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Something that I really appreciate about this place is that you feel you'r somewhere else once you sit inside, than you just have to pub up outside to smell the flavor of rome. The food is good and the cocktails are magic. Good for a cup of coffe or a fine drink thanks to the kind and professionalità of the... More 

Thank 696Guido

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Italian, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Pellegrino 87, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6476 0483

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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