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ZamBeZe Restaurante

Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
+351 21 887 7056
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“peanut curry” (2 reviews)
“caril” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Watch out... we basically walked out of the restaurant when our mains arrived. Quality is very poor (food tastes cheap), the service is horrendous... very much lack of care/interest and the menu doesn't resemble the food that comes out (We had the English version of...More

2  Thank shirin h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fabulous and well worth a visit. We had a drink outside to take in the view and then moved inside for dinner. As people have said previously there is a separate menu for the patio and the restaurant and from what I...More

Thank Dpln
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner with a friend. Everything that we ordered was tasty, including the bread...and the dessert table is overwhelming and yummy. The service was very good...shame that on the terrace with the view they only serve snacks and burgers...though through huge windows we had...More

Thank svetlana o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant used to have a great cuisine. The caril of crab was insipid at best and the shrimp seems to float in a broth and served with....French fries... the duck was not the best dish either. Desserts were generic and disappointing. After all this...More

Thank catherine r
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Since I've lived in Mozambique, I was looking for a restaurant that served Mozambican dishes in Lisbon. Then, my Portuguese friend told me about this place and I checked it out. I was so pleased to know that they had a Mozambican "peanut curry" dish....More

Thank Yoshiyuki O
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Visited here on the opening night of a golf tour and we were well looked after. An excellent range of food, but the main attraction of the venue is the outside terrace and bar with views out over the rooftops of Alfama and all points...More

Thank Rhod J
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A nice terrace over the roofs of Lisbon. Fine food, mixed Portugal / African. Perfect for Aperitif, Snacks and dinner!

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We had the Tournedos of Veal with a mixture of Mozambique accompaniments,. Steaks perfect. Non alcoholic Mojitos were lovely. Dessert buffet was a nice finish. Staff were friendly and very helpful.

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Some reviews have focused on the patio, which is a totally different menu than the gourmet offering you will find inside. The patio menu is a snack or lunch menu. Don't be misled. For dinner, however, I recommend that you start with drinks outside, enjoy...More

2  Thank CanadaMapleSyrup
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful spot to watch the sunset over the city and have a drink from a decent selection. I would not recommend eating there as the food is in my opinion overpriced and overrated. Sunset drinks work perfectly though!

Thank JayjayWolf
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 7056
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Located in the historic center of Lisbon, between Largo do Castelo de Caldas and S. Jorge, the Zambezi Restaurant offers a superb view of the downtown Lisbon and the Tagus river. The Zambeze Restaurant retrieves the best gastronomic tradition of Portugal´s Beira region, recreated in its presentation and the amazing fusion of African flavors. The decor boasts many iconic elements of Portuguese culture, including earthenware pieces of Bordallo Pinheiro on the inside and outside, two tile panels designed by the artist Paul Ossião, with meals served in dishes Vista Alegre. The offer is complemented by a terrace of 300 m2. The ideal choice for late afternoon, valuing the splendid framework, a record cosmopolitan, modern and relaxed. Opening hours from 10am to 23h every day. Offering two hours of parking for customers of the restaurant
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