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Chapito a Mesa

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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Costa do Castelo 7, Lisbon 1100-176, Portugal
+351 21 887 5077
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12:00 - 02:00
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Pruszkow, Poland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Located on the hill leading up to the castle with a great view over the city - funny design. We were seated in a kind of circus tent - making it good fun. The food was good - had a selection of starters all very nice and the meat dishes delicious.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great quality price meal. Fantastic views and friendly staff Cocktails and desserts strongly recommended!

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a hidden gem, it was recommended by a friend. The food was delicious, great atmosphere and beautiful views of the city. I couldn't get enough of the place. It's a must visit. Lovely for a romantic evening dinner.

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Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is really good. We were advised the home dessert bu the waitress, it turned out to be amazing! The porto ice cream really worths it.

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Paris, France
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must be fantastic in summer when you sit outside. Now we were lucky to sit under the tents while it rained, with heaters to keep you warm. Lively atmosphere Decent menu, good wines, just a slightly erratic service, but that may have been due to the fact that it was packed.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG the views from the latest floor are amazing! We had 3 cocktails, 2 beers and 1 tapa and the bill came to 35 euros which is quite good. They accept payment with card. Mind the stairs tho to the top floor as they are narrow spiral stairs.

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Cambridge
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to be disappointed. Friendly efficient staff. Tasty well presented food and good value for money. Lovely views of the city make it worth the effort to get there and don't be put off by the entrance (a gift shop) or the other outside eating areas (under cover at this time of the year). Staff try and push their cocktails... More 

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Miguel A, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Chapito a Mesa, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your words. We like to see our work rewarded when we see our customers satisfied. We are waiting for a new visit :) More 

Bucharest, Romania
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has a nice, friendly atmosphere and the food is good. The staff is kind and hard-working, but at rush hour it may take some time to get your dish...

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Miguel A, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Chapito a Mesa, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your words. We like to see our work rewarded when we see our customers satisfied. We are waiting for a new visit :) More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this place by accident as it was close to our hotel and having walked past it's very unassuming entrance (through a gift shop) a few times. What a find, the restaurant is situated on several levels and we were luck enough to be seated in the main building, with views overlooking the city. The service was impeccable... More 

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Miguel A, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Chapito a Mesa, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your words. We like to see our work rewarded when we see our customers satisfied. We are waiting for a new visit :) More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was only open once during our stay due to having some work done, and we would likely have eaten here every day if they had been open. Menu wasn't vast but me and my wife both enjoyed our choices. We didn't realize the place was in two parts and we ate in the circus tent part which seemed to... More 

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Miguel A, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Chapito a Mesa, responded to this review

Hello, thank you very much for your words. We like to see our work rewarded when we see our customers satisfied. We are waiting for a new visit :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Cuisine
Grill, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Costa do Castelo 7, Lisbon 1100-176, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 5077
Description
Located right bellow the walls of Sao Jorge Castle, Chapito offers the visitor a dazzling sight over the city and the river. Chapito is non-profit and non-governmental organization for development, promoting social inclusion and professional training of youngsters, through the performing arts. Chapito practices a social economy financially supported by the production, creation and direction of shows/events, along with the income of public places such as our partner the restaurant Chapito a Mesa. There, you will enjoy the specialties of Chef Bertilio, a reference of the contemporary Portuguese cuisine. The environment is unique, combining three different Portuguese concepts in a single space. You may then choose to eat indoors or outdoors, on the belvedere area or the terrace, regarded as one of the fourteen best in the world, and referenced by different international tourist agencies. Restaurant Chapito a Mesa Restaurant, Grill, Tapas, covered terrace and belvedere

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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and, of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music. The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755 destroyed most of the city but the contiguous neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of Fado, where you'll discover the best "tascas," eat delicious fresh fish and drink great wines. Discover hidden viewpoints and ancient traces of other civilizational ruins in the heart of the Portuguese capital. These are centuries-old neighborhoods that will welcome you to the very best of old Lisbon culture.
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