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Pavilhao Chines


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#520 of 4,433 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner


After-hours, Drinks
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Of the non-beer drinks we ordered, one was a sugary monstruosity that we couldnt drink more than half of, somehow amounting to 60% ice, 30% sugar and 10% watered down coffee leftovers. The other, a martini with sprite, was presented to us as half a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank monomonster
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here as a group of 6, the decorations are amazing and all of the rooms have a different theme and a million different things to look at. Slightly more expensive than the bars nearby but worth it for the atmosphere. Lovely toilets as well!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank heathermT3343TB
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a weird place. Like really weird. We went here one night in Lisbon, its kinda hard to find and you have to ring a doorbell and a man in a red waistcoat will let you in. This is kind of fun coming in but...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dermotfair
Reviewed 1 week ago

Described as a “bar filled with fascinating junk,” I couldn’t resist a trip to Pavilhão Chinês, despite the dubious name. Let’s set the record straight here: THIS IS A BAR FILLED WITH RACIST MEMORABILIA. Just want to be clear as I could not find a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kristalephone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very famous bar and apparently one of the best in the world. I am assuming that’s because it’s so unusual – you’re basically having drinks in a museum. It smells musty and lacked atmosphere when we were there… unfortunately pretty much sent...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank shannonp0909
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

What a random little place this is, it is worth a visit At first we didn’t think it was open, turns out you need to ring the bell..... and it just gets stranger from there..... The decor is something that needs to be seen, random...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jnkpricey
Reviewed 15 January 2019

a different place to visit and seat to enjoy a drink. the decor is top...very different from what we are use to...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mjoaosousa
Reviewed 16 December 2018

This place is an icon in Lisbon, and is it worth visiting it. BUT, like 99% of the places in Lisbon they are not able to do good cocktails, and service should be more young and dynamic...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank monsieurwitho
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Six of us walked here on a Saturday night after eating, lured by things we had read. The front seating area was sort of empty when we arrived. It was later we discovered some of the other areas, including one with a pool table, in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank THFinPR
Reviewed 20 September 2018

What a treasure trove of collections. We loved it. quirky, friendly and a pool table! we had great, friendly service at reasonable prices. Ring bell to get in. when we arrived we thought it was closed but luckily soemone else arrived and rang the bell.

Date of visit: September 2018
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23 July 2015|
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Response from Lita Gale S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, do you mean if Pavilhao Chinês serves hot chocolate? if so then I expect so but I preferred more the cold chocolate mils which is also served hot. The Pavilhão Chinês is a relic and has nor changed since I was 14... More
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