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Restaurante Vela Branca

) #3,070 of 3,781 Restaurants in Lisbon ££ - £££ Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Rua dos Correeiros 112, Lisbon 1100-168, Portugal
+351 21 342 9836
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“piri piri” (2 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Rua dos Correeiros 112, Lisbon 1100-168, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food okay, but service poor. Added extra on bill and service added to bill. Waiter claimed all restaurants in Lisbon added service, but simply not true. Wish I had checked the rating before sitting down!

Thank lostintravelagain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stay away from me he usual tourist traps and come here if you're looking for dinner in the Praca. Nice ambience and good food, you will not be disappointed. Piri piri chicken is awesome.

Thank Mario B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here. Everything home made even the deserts! Great local food. No credit cards accepted.

Thank dougrh
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I thought the waiter was joking when he said cash only. Then I was shown the little sign showing a credit card with an X and he thought that was sufficient to warn customers. Fortunately I went to an ATM before we to the restaurant...More

Thank CMX63
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We ate at this restaurant on our last night but wished we had found it earlier in our visit as it was the best meal we had in the five nights of our visit. This place serves a lot of local food , I had...More

Thank aqualungcheshire
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This was by far the worst restaurant we went to on our ten day trip to Portugal. When we walked past I saw someone eating the sardines, which are served on a little grill on the table, and I thought they looked good. The exotic...More

Thank zenMaster62
Reviewed 1 May 2017

In an area where the bulk of eateries are tourist traps with a waiter trying to encourage you in, this place is a little gem. Traditional food well prepared at a very reasonable price by friendly staff. Great fish and great fixed price lunches.

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Ate here on our last night after walking around Bahia-Chiado and being accosted by waiters at every restaurant we walked by. This one didn't however but he did show us the fish they cook so we decided to eat there, and am so glad we...More

1  Thank Bob N
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Jet lagged my husband and I stumbled into this charming restaurant. We chatted with the waiter and he recommended some dishes that were traditional in parts of the country. I had the Alemtejana soup which blew me away and my husband had roasted cod in...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Found this on a sunday night when there were not many other options. Google gave this place a higher review than the one across the street. It was filled with people so we went inside. Immediately saw a couple shaking their heads and walking out...More

1  Thank Ge S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Correeiros 112, Lisbon 1100-168, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 9836
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