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Darwin's Cafe

Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351(0)210 480222
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good overall. A fantastic environment. A room with a high ceillling and with a perfect acoustic treatment, makes you feel like being alone with your Friends. The food is creative enough and with very well cooked. The friendly service ... which compensates for the...More

Thank Pedro F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived a bit dusty after a hot sweaty walk and no reservation . After a bit of static they did seat us at a lovely table . We ordered some apps and mains but said no to the bread pate butter olive offering placed on...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a way out of Lisbon in a beautiful waterside situation. There is a lovely verandah to sit out on and a great view of the river. The wine is well priced. There has been a lot of money spent on the decoration in this...More

Thank missminnie2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last night in Lisbon we wanted to take our hosts out for a special dinner and we did! Darwin is located in the biomedical research center right on the water in the Belem section of Lisbon. It's breathtaking modern design was carried through in...More

Thank FranceAvignon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to escape the huff and buff of city centre this is a great place to enjoy good meal with the view. Had excellent pasta with Portuguese twist. Service was friendly and liked the ambiance of the place. Wished that the wall of...More

Thank Jari1362
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We had walked from Lisbon and needed refreshments so found Darwin's. The gin and tonic was tasty but it stops there. My burger was just okay but made out to be something exceptional. The prawn salad was bland and my wife did not finish it....More

Thank DaveN78
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Restaurant's location is superb, especially if you ask for a table outside. It's right in front of the river and there's nothing in between. It's better for lunch than dinner because the main highlight of the restaurant is the view , so it will...More

Thank Juzynha
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Today we ate chefs suggestions for the day.... Food could be better Tastier and more elaborated They should improve this to become a place we want to go back The restaurant is beautiful A shame they covered the windows and you can't see the water...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant, good location - center of Belem Very interesting restaurant arrangement and architecture Very good food Very reasonable dinner prices Highly recommended

Thank New123Hodhasharon
Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you are in Belem area at lunch time this is the place to go if you want a special lunch - but leave the back pack at the cloakroom as it is quite smart. Beautifully presented and flavoured dishes in a large room overlooking...More

Thank chrisgoggle
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Belem
  • Neighbourhood: Belem
  • Phone Number: +351(0)210 480222
  • E-mail
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