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Nau Palatina

Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
+351 21 924 0962
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (35 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The host and hostess of Nau Palatina are both super lovely and kind. They take the time to explain the menu to you, which makes the overall experience of dining very nice. The serve nice food and good wines! I definitely recommend to go to...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just enjoyed an evening at Nau's. We simply loved it. The hospitality was warm and attentive. We were explained in detail about the menu that made me want to try everything. All that we tried was SO good. It seemed to...More

Thank RunJohnnyRun
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The food was fantastic, the starter and the main course as well! The serving was really personal and kind! I recommend it if you want some traditional, small restaurante! Adam

Thank 361adamt
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Top notch unusual tapas designed and passionately presented by the charismatic owner. Really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We had 5 dishes plus two puddings which did us both fine. It's all about refinement, taste and quality, so might not suit burger munching Americans....More

1  Thank gazzeruk
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We dropped in without a reservation and got nearly the last table. The service was extremely friendly and attentive and the food was excellent. I think it could be described as more of a sharing menu than starter, main course etc. The dishes come as...More

Thank KillarneyWalker
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Have been with some friends for taking dinner and except the tapas who were ok we could not find anything to eat. In the menu was only 7 dishes listed but only 3 of them available. The excuse for this was " we have open...More

6  Thank Nicoleta Cameli... P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We expected to have a quick bite but stayed the whole night because of the good vibe, very warm and excellent service by the owner and his family and especially the great tapas with some very surprising dishes. The wine was also excellent. We would...More

1  Thank Yuri D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Nau Palatina was closed when we made our first visit. The proprietor saw us on the street puzzling over his sign. He came out to apologise and explain. He was very friendly and helpful directing us to an alternative close by. Next evening we met...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We sat outside when we arrived, although our reserved table was inside. However, it’s not particularly picturesque out alongside the road, amongst the neighbouring houses, so we moved inside after a drink and a few small bowls of Tapas. The atmosphere inside is relaxed, warm...More

Thank BuzzardFlight
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Eating here is an experience not just a meal out. When you arrive, 'Ze' comes to greet you and talks you through the menu in his kind and friendly manner. There is a great selection of traditional and modern dishes, often with a unique twist....More

1  Thank Philip C
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27 July 2017|
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Response from Cathy A | 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
Nathalie D
6 April 2017|
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Response from TessyFerreira | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nathalie ...you can always book through here. I guess 23 people fill up the restaurant 😂 and you have the place to yourselves. Anyway here's the phone number +351 21 924 0962. They are also on FB. Good luck and enjoy... More
Cecilia T
8 November 2016|
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Response from Benjamuna | Reviewed this property |
I haven't found a webpage, but if you Google the restaurant you'll find an e-mail.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calcada de Sao Pedro 18, Sintra 2710-507, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 924 0962
  • E-mail
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.
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