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Velha Gaiteira

Rua das Pedras Negras no 17, Lisbon 1100-401, Portugal
+351 21 886 5046
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“black pig” (3 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“gazpacho” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua das Pedras Negras no 17, Lisbon 1100-401, Portugal
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely find on an evening stroll from view point above the castle. A convivial atmosphere with friendly staff and delicious local food.

Thank Martin851
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Went here for drinks one evening and returned for food the following evening as the menu appealed and the food looked good. There is a good selection of bottled craft beer and overall drinks are very reasonably priced. We chose the mixed meat platter for...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I love this place, will return. Had gazpacho and veal, Jeropiga at the end was lovely too and the red wine, makes me happy this place.

Thank al b
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We came here the first night in Lisbon and we loved it so much that we came back every night! We always spent between the 10 and 15 euros each, we always ate very good food and they were all really nice <3. Everything is...More

Thank GiCapo
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had the 9 eur menu and were disappointed. Service was friendly but really slow and the food didn' meet our expectations. The place had been recommended by several people to us, so we had high hopes!

Thank papulau
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I've eaten a lot of good dourada (golden bream) but this is the best I've ever eaten in Lisbon (after more than one trip). It was so fresh and beautifully cooked - with more vegetables than I've had since I arrived (which I really, really...More

1  Thank Rosamund P
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We popped in based on TA reviews (yes, it's slightly off the beaten path) and we're so glad. We had to have an unfashionably early dinner because we were flying out that night, but the server ( possibly the owner) was gracious. We got the...More

1  Thank elgrandefrijole
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I chose this restaurant for our recent trip to Lisbon for our party of 8. I was impressed by the reviews on here and also their website as it seemed a lively and interesting place. On arriving our young waiter told us that it was...More

1  Thank PrincessRobbo
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

What can I say, this place has that something. It's very basic yet very cozy. The service is amazing. I had a bacalhau com broa (cod on corn bread), which was absolutelu delicious. Prices are ok. Will definitely come again!

1  Thank Mika_Fin
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The ambience of this small friendly restaurant is lovely. The staff, especially the young lady who served us, were so helpful and friendly. We both had fish dishes which were delicious with generous portions of either salads or vegetables, There were some interesting beers on...More

1  Thank Jenny R
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
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Pedras Negras no 17, Lisbon 1100-401, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 886 5046
  • E-mail
Perto da Sé de Lisboa, a Velha Gaiteira é um espaço a não perder. Aqui pode experienciar os mais variados sabores ibéricos, acompanhados com vinhos das melhores regiões portuguesas, seja numa refeição ou num petisco/tapas no decorrer da noite.Um espaço familiar e acolhedor, com duas salas, que proporciona o convívio entre amigos e novos conhecidos bem como a partilha de experiências num ambiente multicultural. Disponibilizamos acesso gratuito à internet por wi-fi.
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