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Castelus Restaurante

€€ - €€€, South American,
Alameda Antonio Brennand, s/n _ Varzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
(81) 3465-9922
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
2 Oct 2018
“Lovely place, ordinary food”
29 Mar 2018
“Great Sunday family lunch place”
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Brazilian, South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Alameda Antonio Brennand, s/n _ Varzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The restaurant, in the grounds of the Ricardo Brennand Institute, is very attractive but I was very disappointed by the food. The portions are pretty generous but the lamb we ordered had obviously been burnt and covered with gravy. The rice was also ordinary and...More

Thank ireland_timothy
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Lovely place for a Sunday lunch with family. Food is always very well prepared and I never got disappointed by going there. The portions size are quite large. So a plate for two serves three without problems. ;)

Thank Isabelle V
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Good for those who want to lunch before visiting Instituto Ricardo Brennand. The food is ok. No real vegetarian options apart from salads.More

Thank Bia N
ABDO V, Gerente geral at Castelus Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Sorry, sra bia we have the fungo risotto option but I believe our garcon has not informed, but our chef will be inserting... Mais Feedback Mudar para português Sorry, sra bia we have the funghi risotto option but I believe our garcon has not informed,...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very convenient and lovely place for lunch before the Instituto Ricardo Brennand opens at 1pm. Variety of choices on menu- we enjoyed a chicken salad, and a meat dish with rice. Good fruit drinks. Musicians play and wonder around the room

Thank DeborahandAndy
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Very nice place, at the end of the Palms Boulevard, and just in front of the parking. Restaurant opens at noon, so you can enjoy your lunch with live piano music and be one of the first to go the Museum at 1 PM. Correct...More

Thank FruitComber
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Castelus is located a bit far from Boa Viagem and downtown. The building resembles a medieval castle creating a charming atmosphere. The interior decoration is sober but pleasant. Staff is very attentive and cordial. The cuisine is contemporary with nice looking and tasteful flavors. It...More

2  Thank MGDias
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Located at the Institute Ricardo Brennand in Varzea, the Castelus Restaurant maintains the same standard of architecture of the buildings that composes the famous museum. With 80 seats, it features a contemporary way the Brazilian regional cuisine, especially the Northeast. The desserts are the strong...More

1  Thank Wilson_JrREC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, South American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alameda Antonio Brennand, s/n _ Varzea, Recife, State of Pernambuco 50741-904, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Recife
  • Phone Number: (81) 3465-9922
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