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Arcadas Restaurante - Hotel Quinta das Lagrimas

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Rua Antonio Augusto Goncalves, Coimbra 3040-241, Portugal
+351 239 802 380
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London
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285 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is not cheap and it has pretensions. So saying the staff were attentive and friendly and the food beautifully presented and tasty The main courses were uninspiring and we decided to have just the appetizers and had them tapas style. This was much better as we had a variety of dishes to try. The lobster ravioli was perfectly... More 

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New York City, New York
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127 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great wine in a lovely setting and tasty food on an elegant tastsing menu. Professional staff and good service.

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Thank Frank I
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The Quinta das Lagrimas in Coimbra is one excellent example on how someone can do a Michelin star level restaurant outside the main capital. On top of the excellent menu, you will be surprised by the attention to detail of the service. I will explain with an example. I have been there twice for dinner. My first time there was... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We were highly disappointed with our garden suite and the reception lady but glad her attitude did not extend to the restaurant. The Arcadas staff were most accommodating and helpful. The ambience sophisticated and the cuisine measured up to the many excellent ratings in TA. The sommelier was knowledgable and recommended an excellent local red. I felt the prices were... More 

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La Coruna, Spain
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Very tasty portuguese food in a fine and elegant space. Good reference of wines. Maybe a bit expensive, but it worths it!

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Thank Mónica M
Coimbra, Portugal
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The staff doesn´t look smart dressed. The restaurant ambience should be improved. It looks a little bit cold. They overprice the wines. It is to, to much for the quality they have. You can eat a lot better for the same prices in other places.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Best 7 course meal! One of the top 5 in our long list of best, in the 81 countries we've been to! If you go to Coimbra, don't miss this place. it's worth every penny! From the amuse-bouches to the delicate desserts, everything is a work of art for the eyes as well as sublime execution of the classics. Best... More 

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Michigan
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123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Our best evening in Portugal! While staying at the hotel, we decided to have dinner at the restaurant--not something we usually do, but the location of the hotel made it easier to stay onsite. So glad we did!! We all chose one of the three prix fixe menus, which included a delicious amuse bouche from the chef and then the... More 

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UK
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77 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We ate here twice when staying at the hotel. Since the hotel has another, less expensive restaurant, that pretty much tells you all you need to know! The menu is fairly varied, teh food is properly cooked and the service is excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here one night with a group of friends and colleagues and it was a real treat. Sophisticated cooking with Portuguese influence. We had pea soup, followed by perch and then a delicious dessert. Pleasant wine accompanied the meal. The service was good and overall it was an excellent meal. Based within Quinta Das Lagrimas, with history in the air... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$39 - US$233
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Antonio Augusto Goncalves, Coimbra 3040-241, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 802 380

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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