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Travessa do Convento das Bernardas 12, Lisbon 1200-638, Portugal
+351 21 390 2034
20:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 20:00 - 00:00
Tue - Fri 12:30 - 15:00
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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Set in a centuries old convent, this superb restaurant never fails to impress me. I have dined here 5-times over the years on my trips to Lisbon and it remains excellent. Even better when the weather is warmer and tables are set-up in the central courtyard. The food is a mix of seafood and meats with game meats available. Last... More 

Thank UA1KBrad
Paris, France
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by a patron at the same hotel. He went on and on about how great the food was and how many different appetizer courses there were that were delicious. He was right about the number of appetizers. We ate most of the appetizers but were warned by someone else to save room for the... More 

Thank nhampshire
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mesmerised by these beautiful surroundings; the Restaurant is housed in a Convent from the 17th Century. The buildings survived the Earthquake in mid 18th Century and was abandoned on a number of occasions. Now, the door in the wall (above which hangs the washing-lines we spotted everywhere) opens and we are welcomed in to this lovely space. The Restaurant has... More 

Thank blackrockDublin
NW England
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108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our annual photography weekend we are here with three good friends. Unbeknownst to me when I booked it was first on the list of restaurants recommended by the Daily Telegraph. I can see why. The 12 small plate starters were just fantastic. I even ate my first oyster, which is something I thought I'd die before I did. My... More 

Thank LeicaUser
Loule, Portugal
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Tucked away in a small back street you'd miss it if you blink ,A Travessa restaurant, is an absolute gem. 6 off us booked at short notice and we were unsure what to expect. From the very start to our departure the whole experience was a joy. Staff could not be more helpful and the attention to detail left its... More 

Thank jro6969
Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Romatic restaurant, With very good service and excellent food, varetyper of starters and perfect lam sirloin. Very good wine recommendation.

Thank akbo1959
Lisbon, Portugal
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96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A very exquisite restaurant. Inside an old convent, with an special atmosphere the food is soberb. A very recommended place to come with a special partner and have dinner with a bottle of good wine will be a unique experience. Memorable one, for sure. The waiters are kind and serve with perfection.

Thank PJC19642014
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Outstanding in every respect! Wonderful people, great food, very nice room, cozy but comfortable. The starters were excellent, and the main dishes simply wonderful. The red wines and white port, coupled with very tasty dishes and desserts, a great place to entertain clients!

Thank Jim C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Took a group here as part of a weekend in Lisbon. Incredible food, great tasters as starter. We were treated like royalty. Mocktails were amazing, I am told the cocktails were too. The staff even came over to see my party trick 😂

Thank Wicklow06
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Kind of an uptight, upselly place. As another reviewer mentioned, you're obliged to have their starter selection/tasting menu (€12 each) which is fine if you want a starter selection, less fine if you don't. Then they offer you oysters as if it's a gift (a check of the menu reminds you it's another €5). It's not that the food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$32 - US$54
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?