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aCapella

Rua do Corpo de Deus | Largo da Vitoria - Capela N. Sra da Vitória, Coimbra 3000-121, Portugal
+351 962 205 564
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Fado in an Old Chapel

The environment of what used to be a Chapel seems to enhance the experience of the music. Even... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Nikhil_A_Pai
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Coimbra Faddo

Wonderful music and a great dinner. All of the group throughly enjoyed the evening, music and meal... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Susan S
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“old church” (11 reviews)
“fado music” (8 reviews)
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Rua do Corpo de Deus | Largo da Vitoria - Capela N. Sra da Vitória, Coimbra 3000-121, Portugal
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"old church"
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"fado music"
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"great acoustics"
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"fado house"
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"coimbra fado"
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"concert hall"
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"wine list"
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"intimate spot"
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"grand piano"
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"converted chapel"
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"great fado"
in 4 reviews
"show starts"
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"portuguese guitar"
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"accordion"
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

The environment of what used to be a Chapel seems to enhance the experience of the music. Even though it's laid out like a performance venue, the space doesn't feel too formal. The staff were attentive and the restaurant offers a nice selection of local...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful music and a great dinner. All of the group throughly enjoyed the evening, music and meal. It's a must see in Coimbra.

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Overall the music was a nice experience, but the dinner was not worth talking about. The prix fix was overpriced, over cooked, and simply not fresh. The desert was supermarket quality pudding mix. Better food was had in the local mall. Consider having just tapas,...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

It's a good idea to have reservations for the nightly Fado show here. There is a cover charge of ten euros that includes the show and a drink. Food is also available. The show takes place in a beautiful old chapel. There is a second...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

There is something about this place and the city that surrounds it that makes an evening here a special experience. Do make a reservation so you will not be disappointed. We were ready to stay all night so they finally had to kick us out,...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time. Great music, service and location. The performers were exceptionally welcoming and friendly. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

After listing to fado music in other parts of Portugal, I have come to value the singers we heard in Coimbra. The two young men singing with a wonderful group of musicians were fabulous. The service in this small space that once was a synagogue...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

What a nice place to visit. Amazing music, young singers, great guitar. I would spare the 10 euros. It's worth it

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Heard fado in Lisbon and one in Coimbra. Having been to another fado earlier the night we tried to find another fado place after dinner as it's the last night in Coimbra for us. Without prior reservation we managed to grab the last table on...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We reserved a table at A Capella in advance because of its popularity and spent a most enjoyable evening there. Although the shows starts very late, the classical guitarist, the Portuguese guitarist and the singer Nuno Silva were terrific. They performed with dexterity, musicality and...More

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