We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Port and Douro Wines Institute

Rua Sao Pedro de Alcantara 45, Lisbon 1250-237, Portugal
+351 21 347 5707
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Trying to figure out how this place could possibly get so many bad reviews.

So some of the staff are a bit grumpy. So the comfy leather chairs promised byRick Steves are a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Iintrepid
,
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Excellent selection of ports at great prices

The reviews are true about the service, but it's worth it if you like port. We actually came here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SusieSF2000
,
San Francisco, California, Usa
Read all 331 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods

Overview

More
The Port Wine House is located in an 18th-century palace that takes up an entire city block, and is filled with several hundred varieties of Port available by the glass or bottle.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“by the glass” (21 reviews)
“wine bar” (5 reviews)
“da gloria” (2 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 11:00 - 00:00
LOCATION
Rua Sao Pedro de Alcantara 45, Lisbon 1250-237, Portugal
Chiado & Carmo
CONTACT
Website
+351 21 347 5707
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Lisbon
from US$34.20
More Info
from US$23.00
More Info
from US$18.64
More Info
Lisbon Pub Crawl
24 Reviews
from US$18.60
More Info
Write a Review

Reviews (331)

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"by the glass"
in 21 reviews
"wine bar"
in 5 reviews
"da gloria"
in 2 reviews
"ports"
in 68 reviews
"euro"
in 5 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So some of the staff are a bit grumpy. So the comfy leather chairs promised byRick Steves are a bit thread bare and lumpy. So what? This place is a total gem. An oasis of calm in this busy neighborhood where you can learn a...More

Thank Iintrepid
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reviews are true about the service, but it's worth it if you like port. We actually came here twice - on the first day, we were about to order at the counter when their ?computer died (couldn't fully understand since they do not speak...More

Thank SusieSF2000
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delightful trip to Lisbon where we met only the friendliest of friendly people. Right up to the moment we walked into this establishment. The building itself, was quite cosy. The 3 waiters, well past their prime, seemed to be vying with each...More

Thank Philo K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We spent 7 Euros to get there and they’re closed! We checked the hours on their website & google and it says they’re open! We got there, they posted a signed on the door and said they’re closed. There are two people inside but didn’t...More

Thank Jan3tR2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Don't pass this place by - just visit with the right attitude. Know that you are going to get an amazing selection of wines at a very reasonable price (many, many great wines for 2 euro or less) in a very relaxing setting. However, also...More

Thank jeremykees
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Yes, the gentleman who work here are gruff but they know port and are incredibly helpful after they have warmed up to you. At first, we shrugged off the waiters because the selection and pricing are outstanding and also the location at the top of...More

Thank neesied
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Well, there you have hundreds of Port Wines for all budgets and tastes, accessible through one of the most authentic vintage tram lines in the world ("Calcada da Gloria"),. It is the Institute in charge of setting the standars for Port Wines, the real McCoy...More

1  Thank Manuel S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful selection of fine ports at very reasonable prices. Service may fall short of your expectations but remember that you are visiting this place because of their fine selection of ports.

Thank IBERIA01
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Port wine!!!! The entrance isn't anything fancy and a bit discreet, so unless you're looking for it you won't see it. Luckily my Rick Steves guidebook directed me here. Ambiance is classy and quiet, so don't come here in here loud and drunk. The older...More

Thank John P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We had heard about this place on Trip Advisor, so when we walked by, we decided to go in. It was about 1/2 full. There was a grouping of 2 sofas near the door that were empty. We sat down and waited for the server....More

3  Thank geekymom
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Nearby

Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 257 hotels in Lisbon
The Lumiares
84 reviews
.02 miles away
Pensao Globo
51 reviews
.05 miles away
Suico Atlantico Hotel
217 reviews
.13 miles away
Hotel Anjo Azul
118 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Tapa bucho
714 reviews
.05 miles away
11 Tapas Restaurante & Cocktails Wine Bar
221 reviews
.03 miles away
100 Maneiras
1,915 reviews
.05 miles away
Kitchen Chiado
86 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara
3,241 reviews
.03 miles away
Convento de Sao Pedro de Alcantara
36 reviews
.09 miles away
Rua da Rosa
71 reviews
.08 miles away
Sao Pedro de Alcantara Garden
25 reviews
.05 miles away

Questions & Answers

Get quick answers from Port and Douro Wines Institute staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor