Was only looking for a snack and a beer and found delightful fado! The show was free, CD cost 5€ and ice cream and snacks were available as well.
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We came twice to try the famous pastries, but both time they didn't have it anymore (10am). Plus, it took a long time to be served! Worthy to just take a look at!
We went here to see a free fado concert and we were very glad we did. The singer, Diniz, has a great voice and the two guys playing the guitar did a great job too. The cafe used to be a church. Not to be...More
We chose this place for afternoon coffee and tea based on its TA ranking. I was very impressed with the building (although it's not wearing too well), but the coffee was a real disappointment - my least good to date in Portugal, even making allowances...More
The cafe is a great place to sit outside and watch the world go by. They have tasty pastries that are baked by nuns. In he evenings they have a free fado performance. The night I went, there was a singer and 2 guitarists. They...More
Great people watching from patio. One waiter ran his ____ off but couldn't keep up. I sat for over 20 mins before I got a beer. The sandwich was amazing for its meagreness. Inside space looks lovely. More staff as well.
Being attracted by the impressive location and interior, we visited this establishment during our stay in Coimbra. The pastries were bland and seemed to be passed their sell-by date, and the coffee was mediocre. Service was unenthusiastic. Many significantly better cafes in Coimbra.
I ate rather light in Coimbra, as I was recovering from a stomach bug. While some of the places I chose as eateries were less than stellar, this place was an exception. The waitstaff, all older men who seemed to live there, were very professional...More