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John Bull Restaurant

Rua da Palmeira | Cascais 2750-330, Cascais 2750-459, Portugal
+351 21 483 3319
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (19 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
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Bar, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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Rua da Palmeira | Cascais 2750-330, Cascais 2750-459, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and service! Recommend the tropical meat dish, lasagne, pastas and soup. Highly recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG John Bull, what is wrong?? For the last 6 years we visit the restaurant vary many times for lunch and dinner.(maybe 40times) Also the last 2 weeks. The first time we order a beef menu, because im allergic to porc meat. The waiter served...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is just amazing, especially the stake John Bull. The staff is great also! I highly recommend this place!

Thank Andreea B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink early evening. Ordered rum and coke and large beer. Waiter said only most expensive rum was available and beer would be a certain brand. On two other occasions I heard him suggest a different drink to what was suggested. Of...More

Thank CheckleyHappyH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: - Traditional Portuguese food - Nice, attentive server - Patio eating - Not too crowded - Delicious Cons: - €35.50 for a mixed seafood plate for 2 - Small, 1-person bathroom that had no toilet paper

Thank Globe T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful venue for lunch, with tv for guests who wish to watch sport, like Rugby and Football. Food was excellent, between 4 of us the Lasagna, Perri Perri Chicken and Squid Lagariero were all great. One of the best lunches we have had whilst holidaying...More

Thank Ceugant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good meal - friendly staff and big portions. Nice location in the square, also chance to watch the World Cup.

Thank ellasb1995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad restaurant for a quick visit. Substantial rather than very tasty. Busy but service was still efficient and fast. Enjoyed our beers and meal

Thank 734runnerbrady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is what we can call a tourist trap. Service quality was really poor. They have a guy in his 40s/50s that stays outside who is really rude. He was even arguing with a younger waiter outside the restaurant in front of the customers....More

Thank portotalian
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We were visiting Cascais for the day and decided to have lunch here. We were seated quickly, it was really busy but the waiter was friendly and helpful. We opted for Sardines for my husband and i had the omelette. It arrived in good time,...More

Thank Sam N
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Andrea T
10 March 2018|
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Good Morning! In addition to being able to watch rugby matches we will also celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Palmeira | Cascais 2750-330, Cascais 2750-459, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais
  • Phone Number: +351 21 483 3319
Description
Ate on the terrace in April 2011 and it was delicious. We shared a seafood rice (25euros) which we were told would feed two people. It was fantastic and easily the best paella we ate on our trip and would feed three people especially if you have bread and a starter. This was the best meal we had during our 3 weeks in Spain and Portugal. One of our party spilt a little sauce on her top and the waiter came to her aid immediately with a spray to fix her blouse. Fantastic service, setting, price. Wish I could eat there again.
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