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Nau Palatina

Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
+351 21 924 0962
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (42 reviews)
“iberian pork” (8 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The maître d was an awesome dude who initially greeted us and then explained the menu. He spoke to us in perfect English, he was also fluent in obviously Portuguese, also Italian, French & Spanish. So everyone was made welcome. Tapas was the fare and...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just down the road from our accommodation....the reviews caught my eye so emailed for a booking and got in. So glad we did. Lovely place, very friendly reception with explanation of the menu. We ordered several plates to share....all small and tasty...a lovely bottle of...More

Thank Tracey011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love: the warm welcome, the detailed explanations of the menu, the cozy stress less atmosphere, the excellent fresh tasty food. We highly recommend. And recommend booking in advance as there are few seats.

Thank Passport484348
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must make a reservation! If not you will find yourself politely turned away, with a list of other places you could try. You could take a taxi, but it is a pleasant walk from Sintra (about 1km) A wonderful place, small, family run, friendly...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Small (six table) family run restaurant. The owner explains every menu item and speaks perfect English. Food was great in every way. Ambiance was relaxed and rustic. In a very small town under 10 minutes by car from Sintra. We took an Uber for 2.50...More

Thank hjss
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

After having appetizers and pork strips with rice I felt like I ate almost nothing. The plates and forks are so small, it feels like they are toys, and the portions are really small.

Thank Siclovan C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Warm, welcoming hosts. Time was taken to explain the menu and give recommendations. Delicious fresh cheese, seafood, vegetarian options. Highlights include the mussels, the octopus, tasty lentil patties, and the bean stew. We had to take a cab from where we were staying to get...More

2  Thank GLCCP
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing tasty tapas dishes, the menus is explained in detail by the staff before you order which was really helpful, each dish was so tasty and really reasonably priced as well. We ordered chickpea hummus, prawns/shrimp tapas, Iberian pork belly strips tapas and lentil patties...More

1  Thank Mariss O
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We managed to eat here twice recently and the excellent food certainly hits the spot. The staff were all very friendly with a good balance of being attentive and chatty whilst giving you plenty of time to enjoy the food.

1  Thank Howard3000
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Everything about this dining experience was perfect! Upon our arrival, the host explained the menu in great detail. When a table opened that was more comfortable they quickly moved us without a request. We so enjoyed sampling dishes slowly. Each tapa was exquisite.Mussels were especially...More

Thank jskart
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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