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Offline AV82EC

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Rome
« on: May 16, 2018, 01:39:11 PM »
Unfortunately Iíd booked to go on holiday when the play off final is on so will be in Rome (thank fuck they didnít get to the Champs League final!) so wondered if anyone knows anything about good bars to see the match on TV in Rome? Any help or thoughts welcome. (and no Iím not going to fly back for the match)

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Re: Rome
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 01:53:10 PM »
I was in Rome with my Roman boss in 2001 (?) when Liverpool won the UEFA cup v Alaves, 5-4.  We watched it in a pub called Shamrock which was near the Coloseum so reasonably central. Apparently there are several Irish bars there now so am sure you would find alternative options.

A place I enjoyed going to for general food was called Gusto on Piazza Augustus Imperatore. Good basic Italian food downstairs and posher food upstairs. He took me to loads of older, out of the way wonderful restaurants too but sadly I can't recall any names.

Enjoy!

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Re: Rome
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2018, 01:55:14 PM »
Scholars pub might be a good bet.  Centrally located and roomy inside with a big screen. 

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Re: Rome
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2018, 01:56:01 PM »
I was in Rome with my Roman boss in 2001 (?) when Liverpool won the UEFA cup v Alaves, 5-4.  We watched it in a pub called Shamrock which was near the Coloseum so reasonably central. Apparently there are several Irish bars there now so am sure you would find alternative options.

A place I enjoyed going to for general food was called Gusto on Piazza Augustus Imperatore. Good basic Italian food downstairs and posher food upstairs. He took me to loads of older, out of the way wonderful restaurants too but sadly I can't recall any names.

Enjoy!

Thanks as long as thereís Irish pubs we shouldnít go wrong. Will need to research as only arriving in Rome an hour or so before kick off so need to get the bags dumped at the hotel sharpish.

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Re: Rome
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 04:07:21 PM »
This place should have it on: http://www.finneganpub.com/
By Cavour Metro Station one stop from Termini on the metro.
« Last Edit: May 16, 2018, 06:13:48 PM by duddeston »

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Re: Rome
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2018, 05:12:43 PM »
Unfortunately Iíd booked to go on holiday when the play off final is on so will be in Rome (thank fuck they didnít get to the Champs League final!) so wondered if anyone knows anything about good bars to see the match on TV in Rome? Any help or thoughts welcome. (and no Iím not going to fly back for the match)

I found myself in exactly the same situation three years ago.

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Re: Rome
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2018, 05:23:18 PM »
Last I was there my absolute favourite pizzeria (Ivo's in Trastevere) still had the football on, but that was a few years ago now.

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Re: Rome
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2018, 05:31:27 PM »
There is a place called the Ship Ashore a few minutes walk of the Forum. Wasnít the best but they had UK Sky

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Re: Rome
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2018, 10:14:18 PM »
Does anyone know anywhere in Sydney? I realise it maybe impossible due to the 3am local time kickoff.

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Re: Rome
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2018, 10:23:03 PM »
There's bound to be an Irish Bar in Sydney. They get them everywhere except Ireland.

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Re: Rome
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2018, 10:28:16 PM »
Unfortunately I’d booked to go on holiday when the play off final is on so will be in Rome (thank fuck they didn’t get to the Champs League final!) so wondered if anyone knows anything about good bars to see the match on TV in Rome? Any help or thoughts welcome. (and no I’m not going to fly back for the match)
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Re: Rome
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2018, 07:33:03 AM »
There's bound to be an Irish Bar in Sydney. They get them everywhere except Ireland.
I think there was a crackdown on bars opening after 1am, in Sydney ,a couple of years ago, itís  not entirely hopeless  Iíve subscribed for a month on Benin tv 2 so will see the game on my laptop.

Offline Perthvillan

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Re: Rome
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2018, 11:24:58 AM »
Tony, try the Star Casino. Plenty of sports bars and open 24/7.

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Re: Rome
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2018, 01:45:10 PM »
Tony, try the Star Casino. Plenty of sports bars and open 24/7.
I never thought of that thanks