Hotel de Russie Unveils New Bar Design by Paolo Moschino Studio and Exclusive Cocktail Menu by Salvatore Calabrese

On May 14, Hotel de Russie, the renowned Rocco Forte hotel located on Via del Babuino in Rome, proudly launched the revitalized Stravinskij Bar. The reimagined outdoor space, crafted by world-renowned designers Paolo Moschino and Philip Vergeylen, now boasts a stunning new cocktail menu curated by legendary mixologist Salvatore Calabrese.


Designed by the London-based interior design studio Paolo Moschino, the Stravinskij Bar is nestled in Rome’s finest green oasis at Hotel de Russie. The bar exudes the timeless elegance of La Dolce Vita, featuring traditional Roman mosaic garden trellis that harmonizes with the hotel’s Giardino Segreto. The bar's sinuous lines reflect the surrounding architecture, seamlessly blending contemporary design with Roman heritage. Inspired by the works of Alberto Giacometti, the modern pergola structure adds a fresh look while respecting the original architectural vision of Giuseppe Valadier.

Hotel de Russie has historically welcomed some of the 20th century's most influential minds, including Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau, and the composer Igor Stravinskij, after whom the bar is named.

The new cocktail menu by Salvatore Calabrese is inspired by the natural aromas of the hotel's Secret Garden and Stravinskij's opera "The Rite of Spring." The menu features eleven unique cocktails, including:

Hotel de Russie, a historic jewel of the Rocco Forte Hotel group, is ideally situated on Via del Babuino between Piazza di Spagna and Piazza del Popolo. The hotel’s origins date back to the early 19th century, featuring an Italian-style garden that has become the famous Secret Garden. The hotel has hosted numerous notable figures from the international artistic and cultural scene.

For more information, visit the Hotel de Russie's website or follow them on social media at @HotelDeRussie.

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