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ZamBeZe Restaurante

Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
+351 21 887 7056
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“caril” (2 reviews)
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European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whilst I appreciate the night we visited was extremely busy, full of healthcare professionals attending a conference, service was particularly slow. Some staff members were quite rude and appeared particularly stressed. I felt there was not enough staff to cope with demand.. and this resulted...More

Thank cadvollands24
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice for lunch and it was very good both times. There is a great terrace with sun shades and views over the city and the water. The staff are very pleasant and the food we had ( tuna salad and prawn salad...More

Thank MikeAtsill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a beer and snack walking down fomrom Jose fortress. Very good virw of the city. Fast service.

Thank Frode U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was curious as to why a restaurant with such a position and view had so little people eating, on more then one occasion passing by. Bruschetta on soggy bread with melted cheese, covered in oregano. It was awful. The sangria was awful as well.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just had dinner there 2 nights ago. The view is absolutely amazing, you can see the river from the restaurant and it's beautiful. The food was very good, serving both Mozambique and Portuguese dishes. The staff is one of the best I ever experienced, very...More

Thank António V
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Watch out... we basically walked out of the restaurant when our mains arrived. Quality is very poor (food tastes cheap), the service is horrendous... very much lack of care/interest and the menu doesn't resemble the food that comes out (We had the English version of...More

2  Thank shirin h
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place is fabulous and well worth a visit. We had a drink outside to take in the view and then moved inside for dinner. As people have said previously there is a separate menu for the patio and the restaurant and from what I...More

Thank Dpln
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had dinner with a friend. Everything that we ordered was tasty, including the bread...and the dessert table is overwhelming and yummy. The service was very good...shame that on the terrace with the view they only serve snacks and burgers...though through huge windows we had...More

Thank svetlana o
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This restaurant used to have a great cuisine. The caril of crab was insipid at best and the shrimp seems to float in a broth and served with....French fries... the duck was not the best dish either. Desserts were generic and disappointing. After all this...More

Thank catherine r
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Since I've lived in Mozambique, I was looking for a restaurant that served Mozambican dishes in Lisbon. Then, my Portuguese friend told me about this place and I checked it out. I was so pleased to know that they had a Mozambican "peanut curry" dish....More

1  Thank Yoshiyuki O
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 7056
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Located in the historic center of Lisbon, between Largo do Castelo de Caldas and S. Jorge, the Zambezi Restaurant offers a superb view of the downtown Lisbon and the Tagus river. The Zambeze Restaurant retrieves the best gastronomic tradition of Portugal´s Beira region, recreated in its presentation and the amazing fusion of African flavors. The decor boasts many iconic elements of Portuguese culture, including earthenware pieces of Bordallo Pinheiro on the inside and outside, two tile panels designed by the artist Paul Ossião, with meals served in dishes Vista Alegre. The offer is complemented by a terrace of 300 m2. The ideal choice for late afternoon, valuing the splendid framework, a record cosmopolitan, modern and relaxed. Opening hours from 10am to 23h every day. Offering two hours of parking for customers of the restaurant
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