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A Travessa

Travessa do Convento das Bernardas 12, Lisbon 1200-638, Portugal
+351 21 390 2034
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Travessa do Convento das Bernardas 12, Lisbon 1200-638, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out of the way - so don’t get there before it opens since there is nothing to see in the area and some shady characters on street corners - so glad we took a car to get there. Wonderful setting in the old convent. Fixed...More

Thank galliardo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant seems to be in the cellars of a convent and looks out onto it’s courtyard: the room is beautiful and very atmospheric. The starters that come before your menu card are plentiful : beware you don’t eat too much before your main! We...More

Thank jacquelinem449
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visiting. The owners deffinetly know the concept of hospitality. Very good service. Food is good. Pricy, but worth it!

Thank Natalia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Undoubtedly one of the best restaurants in Lisbon, which provided for an absolutely fantastic and unforgettable evening. Located in a convent (of Bernardas), in a sober but elegant palace, one can dine, if the weather allows for it, outside in the pateo, and the food,...More

Thank nando2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food a really great atmosphere, fantastic food and a great service. No matter what you decide to eat, take it!

Thank Stratos M
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We came across A Travessa by accident our first night in Lisbon, and it was a delightful experience. The food is expensive, but the structure of the menu and pricing is clearly explained. The design, lighting and overall ambience was enjoyable and authentic. The set...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We went here for my birthday and our dinner at A Travessa made the occasion really special. The food was great as was the service.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I had been at this place 6 years ago and had a very good experience. This time it was quite nice too. The food is excellent and the service is very attentive. It is quite expensive and they do try to upsell you especially if...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I recently went there with my wife. It was a little hard to find as taxi had to stop and let us off as he could not drive us to the front door. As I found in general in Portugal, as soon as you sit...More

Thank jimf2010
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Following a recommendation from a friend we had booked the restaurant before leaving for Lisbon. On arrival we received a cursory greeting, barely acknowledging our booking, and were shown straight to a table in the very impressive cloisters of this former nunnery. It was cold...More

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Gabriel G
2 June 2016|
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Response from MNSV14 | Reviewed this property |
It,s a great restaurant and would be a romantic spot to propose but I think Casa da Comida is even more romantic and the food and service there are also superb!
4 May 2016|
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Response from Johnrave | Reviewed this property |
When we were told of this restaurant it wasn't mentioned but having eaten there everybody was dressed smartly, I would suggest what people call smart casual, hope this helps
15 October 2015|
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Response from SandyEaston | Reviewed this property |
The above is quite correct and indeed if you are selecting wines as well as food then it can get expensive. However, in the restaurant's defence, it is Lisbon and comparative to certain other top range venues for food they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$59
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa do Convento das Bernardas 12, Lisbon 1200-638, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 390 2034
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