There are three types of traveler we find everywhere – A bunch of people who love food, a bunch of people who love art and a bunch of people who can balance both characteristics by being the foodie and the art lover at the same time. This article is mainly for such tourists who always look forward to some fantastic museums having a café in it. Art & Food. Yes, because there is more than to offer than coffee and cake.
Location: Via Nizza, 138, 00198, Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 0608
Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (Also known as Museo d’Arte Contemporanea a Roma) is an art museum with essential terminologies of the Italian art extract since the 1960s. The structure of the museum is made of glass and steel. Even the lavatories include mirrored walls and offer such plastic sinks which flash different neon/UV colors whenever they are being used.Apart from these beauties, it provides buffet lunch and a la carte dinner. The menu can be changed as per seasons and local availability of food items, but good taste and better food are guaranteed. The timings of the museum are also very convenient as it is open from 10:30 AM to 7.30 PM except for Mondays. The time of dining is quite different than the museum timing, as it is open from 12 PM to 3 PM and 8 PM to 11 PM. The museum and the restaurant are entirely closed on Mondays. And on Sundays, it only offers lunch and not dinner. So, make sure that you plan accordingly.
Location: Via Guido Reni, 4/a, 00196, Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 320 1954
MAXXI is known as the museum of the 21st century, which is also added into the Rome’s latest addition. It covers more than 27,000 square meters. It is country’s first national museum which shows some of the best modern art of curving and jutting structure of glass, steel, and concrete.Moreover, the developers want to provide the overall experience of good art and good food at the same place, and so he created MAXXI according to his thought and imagination. The food menu includes seasonal stuff, and the best part is it is also designed to provide zero calories food to the customers. The timings of the museum are 11 AM to 7 PM every day except Mondays. On Thursdays and Sundays, you can get extra 3 hours as the timing is 11 AM to 10 PM. Try this contemporary art café as soon as possible.
Location: Piazza Del Campidoglio, 1, 00186, Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 0608
These museums have a spectacular view because of their Roman tiled rooftops. They are on the top of the Capitoline Hill in Rome. They contained a group of art and known as an archaeological house of Palazzo del Campidoglio.
They include many ancient Roman statues, inscriptions, and a collection of Renaissance art. Also, they provide a treat of jewels, coins, and some other unique items. These museums are owned and organized by the municipality of Rome.
The museums also have the facility of cafes. Both are closed on Sundays. Otherwise, they are open from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM every day. If you want to get one relaxing experience, you just can’t miss this place.
Location: Via della Pilotta 17, Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 6784350
Whoever visits Colonna Art Gallery can’t come out without praising it. It is at the base of the Quirinal Hill. This prestigious property was of Colonna family for over twenty generations. This palace includes many galleries which can blow your mind away if you are an art lover. Even the extensive gardens of Palazzo can make you feel that you should never leave this peaceful place.
Here, one thing to note down is that this gallery is only open on Saturdays. So, you have to plan your tour accordingly. Moreover, there are many restaurants near Palazzo Colonna such as The Nag’s head, Cibus, Cafe’ Costantino, etc. which can help you to satisfy your hunger with some delicious food. Ultimately, it is a must visit place.
National Museum of the Middle Ages
Location: Viale Lincoln 3, Eur, 00144 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 5422 8199
Are you fond of some glamorous earrings and necklaces? This place is for you! National Museum of the Middle Ages (A.K.A. Museo Nazionale dell’Alto Medioevo) showcases some extra-ordinary intricate tapestries, weapons, jewelry, and Fascist architecture. Moreover, this is one of the museums which is rarely visited by tourists but contains a good collection of early medieval archaeology.
You can try Tata Ristorante which is near. It provides the best food in their area. If you want to eat a good fish, then try Aqua restaurant by Lexus, which is just 0.2 km away from the museum.