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Nau Palatina

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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
US$9 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
After-hours, Drinks
Mediterranean, Portuguese
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The goat bread was G.O.A.T (greatest of all time). We ordered : Creme de abóbora e malaguetas (pumpkin and chilli cream) ; a MUST. Pâté de grão (hummus) good & tasted very fresh. We giggled at scrabbled eggs but woah we were surprised. Ovos Mexidos...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Amber A
Reviewed 27 November 2018

I spent nine days in Portugal in November 2018; the meal we had at Nau Palatina was the best during that time, and was as much of a highlight of the trip as any of the sights or attractions we visited. The restaurant is a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank harlanBOS
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

And wanted something new. Looked for something special and decided to try that one. Was amazing. Was nearly full, just two tables free. We asked for the vegetarian things (TripAdvisor says they serve also vegetarian and vegan food), the waiter said he has to ask,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SabineG1106
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food, great service, a total delight! Try some tapas, and try some more, they are all delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank JimK975
Reviewed 13 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tracey011
Reviewed 12 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank troglodytes1210
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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  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.

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank Siclovan C
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Response from CathyA943 | 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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