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Mesa De Frades

Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
+351 917 029 436
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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££ - £££
Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing evening we had. Thanks to Tripadvisor we arrived at 2200, to be promptly served our delicious starter and red wine ( all inclusive ), followed by our choice of a traditional Bacalhou main, whilst the Fado entertainment casually commenced. The musicians and...More

Thank trish9012018
Reviewed 5 days ago

Reservations required. Service was excellent.We had a set menu at 9pm. The Portugese typical appetizers were presented with several types...olives, sardines, tuna pate, flaked cod and potatoes....all were tasty! The main course was presented with the chosen meat along with french fries. Having some vegetables...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! How do I even begin? We herd about this place form a local and we booked well in advance. We arrived a bit later than booking time and it was a bit hectic to get our places, but they settled us and offered us...More

Thank Elena257
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well we certainly got lucky on this day! Not only was his Excellence D Duarte of Bragança (Portuguese deposed King) having dinner there along with us, we were blessed with having one of Portugal's finest Fado singers, Carminho, with her Mother and Rao Kiao performing...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you really want to know Fado and the real people doing it, come to this place. I came with my partner and we had the most enjoyable night of fado ever. The food is wonderful. The staff very nice. The wine is great. The...More

Thank rothermelharald
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were booked through our tour company and were very much looking forward to it. The reservation was for 9 and clearly stated Fado would begin at 10. We left the restaurant at 11:30 and the Fado had still not started. Very disappointing. That late...More

Thank hairybanana
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

I'll state upfront that the food is good, but not amazing, and on its own would of course not be worth €60 a head. But that is not why we came: the music was phenomenal. Granted I have no frame of reference, but I can...More

Thank thainy0117
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

As the restaurant is very small and crowded, I booked in advance (4 days) for a table. The lady confirmed and sent a message to my mobile with the booking details. When my friends and I got there, on time, they said there was no...More

Thank Karina C
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This Fado house is located in the Alfama neighborhood, in an old church. On the internet, it is presented as a "musical dinner" with a need for reservation to ensure a seat at the table. The price for the dinner and the show is 60...More

6  Thank Marylene S
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Loved our evening here. We sat in the little balcony with a perfect view of the talented Fado musicians. The food is pretty good. Our server didn't seem to love being there, maybe over it - but that kind of thing changes. The experience is...More

Thank CB-BeenThereDoneThat
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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12 May 2017|
Response from FoxChavez | Reviewed this property |
I don't know an email address Try reaching them on Facebook
Maya K
11 August 2016|
Response from Sanna_helsinki | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I used e-mail to book a table. This system doesn't allow sending links or e-mail addresses, but it was a gmail-address and the firts part is the name of the restaurant all written together. You also find then on... More
19 July 2016|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Think this has been sent to me in error? A tip - when we went the singing didn't start till 11pm. Well worth wait - great atmosphere! Paul R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
20:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 917 029 436
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