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Restaurante Cozinha Velha
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Ranked #3 of 30 Restaurants in Queluz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$16 - US$38
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Set in the ancient kitchens of the Palace of Queluz and contributing to the splendour of the Pousada de Queluz - D. Maria I, the Cozinha Velha Restaurant offers delicious delicacies, according to the most genuine recipes of Portuguese traditional cuisine. Here you will find the ideal environment for a romantic dinner for two, and the strength of character for a successful business lunch. The right place to organize receptions, group meals, festive dinners, banquets or cocktails, offers a capacity of up to 150 sitting and 250 standing. You will also have access to the "Sala Dourada", in the Palace, where you can gather 70 to 100 people and gift them with a memorable reception. The Pousada de Queluz restaurant holds a harp recital every Friday at dinner. Open all week.
Hunter Valley
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“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2011

A stylish restaurant in which to dine and excellent, if conservative, choice of main courses.

Visited July 2011
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

There is another restaurant with the same name, make no mistake, this one is located in the National Palace of Queluz (in the outskirts of Lisbon) and belongs to the "Pousadas" network. If you are housed at Pousada D. Maria I this is the pousada restaurant, you just have to cross the road...
Made the reservation for 21:30 but arrived 15 minutes earlier because I thought the trafic would be harder. Most of the people dining there September 9 was guests of the nearby pousada. This restaurant is one of the most impressives in Portugal even if the luxury here doesn't have the gold shinings of Tavares. The food was superb, the service impecable, even quick for this type of restaurant.
seafood soop with lobster medallion - fantastic
As main courses I choosed the giant shrimps in the hove with boiled vegetables and it was one of the best ever tasted in my life! My wife, the seafood "açorda" (traditional melted bread with eggs and garlic) wich was excellent.
Desserts were the buffet at giant stone "table"... in pousadas is allways good.
Wine "rosé" (pink) a bottle for €16 and the bill €104, a very fair price for what we eated.
We will return there very soon, mainly because of the relation quality/price.

  • Visited September 2011
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