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Velha Gruta

Rua da Horta Seca, Lisbon 1200-221, Portugal
+351 21 342 4379
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“tartare” (2 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
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Portuguese, European, Fusion
€€ - €€€
Rua da Horta Seca, Lisbon 1200-221, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food! Nice ambience and kind service. We had a burger and a salad and both were very nice with interesting and original flavours. Would recommend!

Thank Maj H
Reviewed 12 August 2017

When you start feeling hungry, try to go to Velha Gruta, nice atmosphere, and choose your preferit menus and a fortified wine; excellent dishes and best service, enjoy an unique stay, by a tasteful dinner.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

3 times came to this place, 3 times paid too much for the food served. Maybe is the turístico location I don't know. Never again

Thank bionautacom
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place, very friendly staff. The food was good. The offer a good variety of dishes that suit most people.

Thank DKJ_2012
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

It was by chance that we got in, but what a lovely surprise! The tartar was excellent, and the salads and cheese fondue were also very nice! Katyana was just excellent: caring for customers, giving suggestions, unstoppable! Only downside is that we stay in the...More

Thank LenaTeixeira
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We had a really good lunch here - one of the people had to leave early to catch a flight and the chef was really quick turning their meal over so they had time to eat. Everything was really fresh and made with a lot...More

Thank holly h
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It is a small and nice pub with few tables. The food is enough and very good. We've had a vegetarian burger and home mad Fries. It was very delicious!

Thank joe-hannes87
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to have a lunch and by chance entered this restaurant. A warm welcoming, nicely arranged indoor and nice informal service! I tried the vegetarian burger and it was beyond my expectations, juicy, well seasoned and simply fantastic. The only...More

Thank Mirka G
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We came across the restaurant by chance and were delighted with the welcome, service and food. The cod with coriander and octopus main dishes were both very tasty and the chocolate dessert a comfort! Good value

Thank pakaja2016
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We found this lovely gem by just walking around looking for a lunch spot. It was very good, well priced and highly flavoured. Two days later we decided to give it a try for dinner. Once again , we were very satisfied with our choice....More

Thank Jocelyn Z
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance
floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your
friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do
Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops,
restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and
theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from
the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at
PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Horta Seca, Lisbon 1200-221, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 4379
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