One of Rome’s old established restaurants serving local specialities.
“Concept” restaurants are still a rarity in Rome, but Before is attempting to fill the niche.
Catches the maximum sun, and therefore offers a perfect lunchtime retreat, with huge umbrellas in summer providing the requisite shade.
Tiny, leafy, and apart from the few Italian drivers attempting right angle bends in the narrow street, quiet.
One of Rome’s most famous restaurants, with no menu on display. It doesn’t need one.
Seems very ordinary until you look upwards at the extraordinary frescoed ceiling which, at a rough guess, is 16th century…