Hotel de Rome, a Rocco Forte hotel

Behrenstraße 37 
Berlin,  10117
Germany

La Banca Bar

Hotel de Rome's LA BANCA Bar has a stupendous view across historic Bebelplatz. Stylishly designed in warm brown tones, the Bar attracts a wide range of Berlin night owls and visitors to the city. Over 60 different cocktails are available to satisfy the most seasoned palate. All spirits in the bar have been very carefully selected.

The Opera Court

At the turn of the century, the Opera Court was the bank lobby - today it is like an elegant living room nestling under the gold-framed skylights in the stucco ornamented high ceiling. The Opera Court invites guests to tea in the best British tradition from 2 pm to 6 pm in winter months. You can choose from 23 different varieties of leaf tea, various coffee specialties as well as home-made cakes.

The Roof Top Terrace

Hotel de Rome's stunning roof-top terrace has fantastic views over Berlin's historic city center. The State Opera House on Unter den Linden, St. Hedwigs Cathedral, Berlin Cathedral, the Television Tower and other city landmarks appear to be in touching distance. Comfortable Dedon furniture makes this the perfect al fresco lounge. Coffee, frappées & milkshakes and a separate cocktail menu with innovative Champagne, vodka and fruit based drinks complete the picture. Both hotel guests and non-residents can enjoy the sun terrace – it is open daily from 11 am to 10 pm between May and October when the weather permits.

Restaurant La Banca

Restaurant LA BANCA offers authentic Italian cuisine paired with cosmopolitan design including a revolving modern art exhibition reflecting the zeitgeist of Berlin.

LA BANCA’s new Italian cuisine is just as sophisticated and has been expertly developed in cooperation with Fulvio Pierangelini, Creative Director of Food at Rocco Forte Hotels. The star chef is renowned for his twice Michelin star restaurant “Il Gambero Rosso” in Tuscany. Together with Jörg Behrend, head chef at Hotel de Rome, he has helped create a brand new menu: whether it’s a new interpretation of spaghetti al pomodoro, “linguine con astice with lobster and tomato and basil bisque” or a “saddle of lamb grilled on a hot Himalayan salt stone”, the sophisticated dishes impress with their simplicity and natural, local ingredients.

In order to continue inspiring its art-loving guests, the five-star superior hotel used the renovation of the restaurant as an opportunity to place an even greater emphasis on art. The American artist Olivia Steele, who is represented by the Circle Culture Gallery, launches the new concept with her distinctive neon light works which can be seen in both the restaurant and the bar. Modern art is key to the new design concept and there are already plans to hold various temporary exhibitions from galleries in Berlin at the newly renovated LA BANCA. Works from national and international contemporary artists will be presented here in a perfect setting, thereby underlining the capital’s importance as a metropolis of the fine arts. Olga Polizzi, Director of Design at Rocco Forte Hotels and sister of Sir Rocco Forte, has created a new, exclusive and contemporary interior for LA BANCA. The new restaurant and bar concept is full of exciting and creative contrasts, and as such pays homage to the special charm of the capital city. “Berlin is my favourite city, and, just like the city itself, Hotel de Rome continues to develop,” said Olga Polizzi as she explained her design concept.

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