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Piazza dei Re di Roma è uno dei cuori pulsanti della città, un crogiuolo di strade, persone, auto e suoni. Una zona strategica anche dal punto di vista gastronomico, grazie all’alta densità di locali di ogni tipo. Tra questi, in via Vercelli, c’è Alchimia Food Lab, un luogo originariamente strutturato per il take away ed ora divenuto un interessante “laboratorio culinario”, dove i piatti proposti hanno una identità ben precisa. Ampie vetrate, tanta luce, spazi arredi con gusto e semplicità, predominanza del legno e di altre cromie scure per quel che concerne tavoli e sedie, colori chiari per il resto dell’ambiente, una mise en place essenziale ma ben studiata.

In cucina un interessante mix tra vari elementi, dalla tradizione alla creatività passando per le contaminazioni etniche, tenendo sempre ben presente il riferimento della stagionalità. Un lavoro con l’obiettivo primario dell’equilibrio dei sapori, ricercato attraverso l’utilizzo di tecniche moderne e materie prime di qualità. Da segnalare tra i piatti in carta la “Parmigiana della tradizione”, gli “Gnocchi cacio e pepe con gamberi e lime” e la “Cheesecake con marmellata artigianale di arance amare”.

Scritto da Luca Sessa

napoletano di nascita, romano d’adozione. Fino a poco tempo fa statistico di giorno, blogger e chef di notte, ora si dedica solo al food. Giornalista pubblicista, fondatore di Radio Food, gestisce il blog www.lucasessa.com, una vetrina dei suoi esperimenti quotidiani, un luogo nel quale scrivere, raccontare, confrontarsi.

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Per gustare piatti intriganti, ben presentati, ricchi di gusto ed equilibrio, in un ambiente informale nel quale vivere una piacevole esperienza.

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Andres Upegui

Average price €35 Special request

Dietary requirements

Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9/10
based on 272 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.2/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :8.5/10
  1. Jornt D.
    • 9 reviews
    9/10

    Lovely place, good price/ quality, very helpful and friendly staff.

  2. Karolina T.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Delicious local food, very nice service.

  3. Asteris G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent service and food!

  4. Alessandro D.
    • 20 reviews
    10/10

    L'orata era buonissima

  5. Andreas G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Fresh food & excellent service

  6. Giuseppe T.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Qualità ed ingredienti ricercati. Top.

  7. Daniele p.
    • 37 reviews
    10/10

    Una tartare di salmone veramente veramente buona!

  8. Shaun P.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent service and excellent food. We will be back!

  9. Valeriy V.
    • one review
    10/10

    Everything super! Food, drinks and people! :) Realy good place

  10. Michela C.
    • 29 reviews
    10/10

    Great food! Highly recommended.

  11. Giorgio D.
    • 6 reviews
    9.5/10

    Adoro la cacio e pepe e la prendo ogni volta che che la trovo in un menù. Qui si mangia con gamberi e lime. Veramente gustosa!

  12. Vladimir G.
    • one review
    10/10

    were pleasantly surprised. beautiful presentation, author's cuisine. For the beauty lies a delicious meal. chef, bellissimo

  13. Fang F.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Very lovely and amazing food in Roma. Resonable price and wonderful service.

  14. Steven H.
    • 3 reviews
    9.5/10

    Great place, amazing food and service. The tasting menu is great and very reasonably priced. Prosecco on arrival, help with the menu and they are happy to customise dish selections to your requirements (i.e. no raw fish). All the courses were great, service was excellent throughout. If I had one issue, i'd say the lighting could be a bit lower, as it's a little bit bright, but hey now i'm just being annoying! I heavily recommend.

  15. Alex F.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Great food and super friendly staff!

  16. Jason B.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    I can't speak highly enough of this restaurant. It was walking distance of our apartment and we were not expecting to find such a great place. I'd highly recommend reservations as there aren't a ton of tables. We found it on the Fork and were able to get same day. From the moment we sat down, we knew we were in for a culinary experience. The staff is very friendly and passionate about the food. It's a pretty impressive menu and we were beyond satisfied with the tasting menu. The value was a steal for us, I honestly thought it would be more expensive but I think it came out to around 40 euro. They offered a creative take on Italian favorites. I'm always a fan of culinary risk taking and their chef certainly delivered. The meal started with a complimentary prosecco and amuse bouche. Ours was tomato gazpacho with burrata cream. Everything on the menu sounded good and the chef could have sold us on each special. However, we opted for the tasting menu to try 8 different dishes and at only €40 we actually found i

  17. Jane S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Chef was very attentive and explained all the food very well. He was socially engaging and explained everything in meticulous detail and the food met all our expectations and beyond. Highly recommend this restaurant and it was an excellent value!

  18. Daniel G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Ordered the tasting menu. Each course was better than the last. Especially the gnocchi!

  19. Yuval B.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Very nice atmosphere, small restaurant with caring service and very good food. We are the gustation menu so had a chance to taste most of the kitchen's plates. Could barely finish it all...

  20. Harry M.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    All the staff were really helpful , even in English. Couldn't fault the food . And compared to everywhere else I have eaten in the last two weeks in italy it was really cheap . Would definitely recommend. Especially the raw fish starters

More information

Opening time

Cena: da martedì a sabato dalle 19:30 alle 22:30

How to get to the restaurant

Via Vercelli, 6, Rome, Italy

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