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Vegan by Season at the Colosseum

Host Francesca & Ryan

$47.30 per guest

At a glance

Start time

8pm

Duration

2 - 3 hours

ABOUT THEEXPERIENCE

An animal-free feast, this completely homemade dinner has a focus on local seasonal produce, quality ingredients and explores many wonderful tastes and textures.

Over 4 courses, we showcase our favourite Roman recipes and look forward to serving our food with discussions of cooking techniques and philosophy.

We welcome you into our home in Monti, Rome's ancient centre, and serve you in a wonderfully atmospheric dining room with unrivalled views of the Colosseum and forum.

Good for your tastebuds, good for your health and good for the environment.

ABOUT THEMENU

MENU ᛫ including wine

APERITIVO
Choose a classic Italian cocktail

ANTIPASTI
Supplì alla Romana ᛫ Baked porcini risotto with seitan
Fiori di zucca ᛫ Creamy stuffed courgette flower
Tris di Carciofi ᛫ Artichoke leaves with black garlic

PRIMO
Spaghetti cacio e pepe ᛫ Creamy fresh pasta with black pepper

SECONDO
Tiella di Gaeta ᛫ Seaside tart with famous Gaeta olives

DOLCE
Tiramisù

DIGESTIVO
We'll guide you through our selection

ABOUT THELOCATION

View the Colosseum from our dining table and we'll also take you on the rooftop terrace for the best selfie in Rome.

We're in the Monti neighbourhood, which surprisingly has many undiscovered gems we'll happily share with you.

You can very easily reach us with a metro station one minute away and taxis and busses always available.

Contact Host

THEHOST

Francesca & Ryan

Francesca & Ryan

In Harmony with Nature

Hello! We're Francesca and Ryan, yoga teachers and health geeks. We're bringing the passion of our

WHAT OTHERPEOPLE SAY

Yoav

Yoav

from Tel Aviv-Yafo

We had the best time with Francesca and Ryan! The food was delicious and the hosts were very kind and fun. :-) Thanks Ryan&Francesca, you're awesome! (this includes Neige :)

Amanda wright

Amanda wright

from

A delightful evening with Francesca. The company, food and setting were all wonderful. Francesca kept the conversation flowing and the evening went by too quickly. The whole experience added to an amazing mini holiday in Rome. Totally recommend it!!

Alex Kiles

Alex Kiles

from

My wife and I had an amazing dinner with Francesca (and her adorable little pup) in her charming backyard in Trastevere. The wine and food were delicious and we thoroughly enjoyed getting to know Francesca and chatting about her time in Italy. The menu included: chickpea flour pita bread, baked arancini balls with potato in place of rice, zucchini boats, and delicious Tiramasu. I highly recommend a visit to Francesca and Ryan’s home for a home-cooked, healthy meal with an Italian flair!

Evelyn

Evelyn

from

Apologies. I actually did type a review immediately after but we had terrible internet problems. We had a wonderful evening with Ryan and Francesca. Lovely vegan meal served at leisure by interesting and affable hosts. We have since recommended to all of our classmates and are hoping that the same choice in Florence is as good. I hope all their dreams are realised and I will go visit them again. Many thanks.

Franziska

Franziska

from Ulm

We had a wonderful evening with a delicious menu and inspiring talks. Francesca and Ryan were great hosts who also had lots of useful tips according our remaining stay in Rome. We would definitely do this again!❤ All the best! Franzi and Emily

SOME TESTIMONIALS

Noortje

Noortje

from Rome

This was my first experience with BonAppetour, but Francesca and Ryan definitely set the bar. I was welcomed very warmly into their cosy home, located in the heart of Trastevere. Although I'm not vegan myself, I do enjoy eating vegetarian (mostly) and vegan (occasionaly). The dishes they prepared were not only bursting with flavour, but also beautifully presented. They even made an extra effort to make every course gluten free, especially for me. It's hard to choose my favourite dish of the night. I was crazy about the homemade crackers and I thought their own take on farinata, made into a lasagna was a winner. Between all this lovely food, conversation was very easy and touched topics ranging from healthy eating, history, poor service in cake shops, movies, yoga, mummies (yes mummies) etc. Time flew by and I enjoyed every single minute of it. I wish them the very best and I'm sure their passion for healthy food/living will take them far!

Dominic

Dominic

from London

I had the pleasure of dining with Francesca and Ryan for a whole week when I visited them last September and it really opened my eyes to vegan and vegetarian cuisine. Like a lot of people I have, out of habit, been a big meat and dairy consumer for most of my life but I have started to examine this in recent months and Francesca and Ryan helped me do this not only by showing me delicious alternatives to animal based foods, but also by sharing the wealth of knowledge and nutritional information they have. They were happy to answer all of my questions in a really helpful and positive way. I now eat significantly less animal products and feel much happier for it. In such a meat and cheese eating culture as Italy it is hard to find good vegan and vegetarian food, so the fact that Francesca and Ryan are sharing their home, their food and their passion with other people is a great thing.

Lauren Booth

Lauren Booth

from England

I'm not a vegan but Francesca's food is always so delicious and it inspires me to make changes in my own eating habits. Francesca and Ryan are very knowledgable about food and nutrition and it's interesting to learn about these things from them. They have really opened mine and my partners eyes to the huge health benefits from being vegan, and made us realise that we can still get all the things we want in our daily diets from the vegan lifestyle. I can not wait to try more lovely dishes that francesca has to make.

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