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Nau Palatina

Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
+351 21 924 0962
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (36 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (7 reviews)
“shrimp” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

On our visit to Sintra we found this gem of a restaurant that we will never forget. It’s menu was very authentic and simple yet fantastic in every way. The server steps you thru each dish will delightful skill and enthusiasm. The wine was recommended...More

1  Thank brianrounds
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

More than a meal, a local experience! 5 star food, 5 star value and beyond 5 star service! You can tell this place is a labour of love. Favorites were the octopus with thyme 🏆, mussels , mushroom soup and garlic shrimp. Desserts were also...More

1  Thank raya_lilley
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

What can I say? This is the best Tapas place I have ever been to. The food was immaculate and the prices were really cheap. Check it out..

1  Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Located well out of town and quite a walk uphill but worth the effort. Warm welcome and very friendly and attentive staff who all spoke excellent English. Small room with limited tables so book in advance if possible. Fascinating smoking room at the back with...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Wonderful small restaurant with loads of hands-on service and attention. There were 6 of us and the owner sat down with us and went over menu and specials and the food started to appear at the table as well as excellent choices of wine. We...More

1  Thank JCA567
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The host and hostess of Nau Palatina are both super lovely and kind. They take the time to explain the menu to you, which makes the overall experience of dining very nice. The serve nice food and good wines! I definitely recommend to go to...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just enjoyed an evening at Nau's. We simply loved it. The hospitality was warm and attentive. We were explained in detail about the menu that made me want to try everything. All that we tried was SO good. It seemed to...More

Thank RunJohnnyRun
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The food was fantastic, the starter and the main course as well! The serving was really personal and kind! I recommend it if you want some traditional, small restaurante! Adam

1  Thank 361adamt
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Top notch unusual tapas designed and passionately presented by the charismatic owner. Really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We had 5 dishes plus two puddings which did us both fine. It's all about refinement, taste and quality, so might not suit burger munching Americans....More

4  Thank gazzeruk
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We dropped in without a reservation and got nearly the last table. The service was extremely friendly and attentive and the food was excellent. I think it could be described as more of a sharing menu than starter, main course etc. The dishes come as...More

1  Thank KillarneyWalker
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Victor Y
15 March 2018|
Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
We were on foot when we visited but as I recall the streets were fairly narrow but relatively quiet so I would think you would be able to park a car somewhere nearby at the side of the street. Good luck it's a great... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from Cathy A | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of pork on the menu. Some cheese only options, but honestly I think you might find it challenging to feel satisfied with your options if you don't eat meat. I eat fish and meat but no pork and found it... More
Nathalie D
6 April 2017|
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Response from TessyFerreira | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nathalie ...you can always book through here. I guess 23 people fill up the restaurant 😂 and you have the place to yourselves. Anyway here's the phone number +351 21 924 0962. They are also on FB. Good luck and enjoy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 924 0962
  • E-mail
A cosy tapas bar with ambient music, where one can taste and share portuguese traditional home made snacks and dishes. Mediterranean, also vegetarian and spice routes cuisine, not forgetting the Moorish influence in Sintra. Slow food. We only serve fresh quality products, wine, beer, natural juices or refreshments and fine loose leaf teas. Free WIFI.
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