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Hassler Hotel Sunday Buffet ?

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emmae Apr 20, 2007 07:46 AM

hi everyone
Taking my daughter, niece & parents to Rome for a few days.
All have been before and we are looking for things to do off the beaten track.
Is Sunday lunch (@€60 per person) at The Hassler worth the money?
Will they charge me the full amount for the two girls who are 12 and 13?
Have mailed them but getting a failure notice.
Thanks in advance.
emma

  1. g
    Galway1 Apr 27, 2007 06:59 AM

    No, no, no, no and no. It was many years ago but we took our son to the Hassler when he was about 10. The food was terrible, cold and rarely refreshed. The service was haughty and the price was outrageous.

    Any everyday restaurant open on Sunday for lunch will be filled with families and ready to help you enjoy the experience along with their regular patrons. Skip the Hassler.

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      bropaul Apr 21, 2007 05:05 PM

      I was taken there once for lunch and could never figure what all the fuss was about. If it's the view you want and not so much the food, go to the roof terrace of the Hotel Minerva and have a drink or ice cream for the girls.

      1. whs Apr 21, 2007 04:25 PM

        It will be worth it--just for the ambience and history of the Hassler. Don't be surprised if they charge full price for the kids. Drink lots of prosecco and it will be painless.

        1. jen kalb Apr 20, 2007 08:40 AM

          do you really think a buffet can be worth 60 euros per person. the only thing that will justify it is cold seafood, maybe, and do you like that? will your girls?

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            emmae Apr 20, 2007 09:26 AM

            thanks for that. Not all buffets are cold. The hotel is meant to have the best views of Rome and as with all restuarnts you are paying for more than the food. But Im still not convinced

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