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Royale Cafe

Largo Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro n 029 R/C Esq., Lisbon 1200-369, Portugal
+351 21 346 9125
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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10:00 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Largo Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro n 029 R/C Esq., Lisbon 1200-369, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice, chilled atmosphere. Nice outdoor areas and secluded rear garden. Both of our meals were delicious and the service was very good.

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Slightly off the beaten track, but with a few other restaurants near by. There is a choice of tables out front, inside, or in the little courtyard garden. The menu is small and is it your usual tourist fare so one needs to be a...More

Thank Grumpybrother
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant with a group of friends. Since there wasn't any available table outside, we were brought to their tiny beautiful garden in the back of the restaurant. The menu offers only a hand full of main courses but all of them...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here and it was quite good. Service was okay but a bit slow. Drinks were small and therefore on the expensive side

1  Thank 960maartenr
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Came across Royale Cafe online and decided to go one evening. The staff were lovely and very attentive. I had the chicken thighs which were really tasty. I love the atmosphere of the restaurant and the food was very affordable.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Arrived before kitchen opened at 7pm so had to wait a wee while for service.Had a burger as part of a meal but couldnt eat it as raw in the middle [was not asked how i liked it when i ordered].The food was served on...More

1  Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

It's a jewel of a restaurant. You have to have the "bacalhau espiritual" ( spiritual cod fish). And the other dishes are a delight too. In the heart of Chiado. A must visit place even though the neighbours seem busier. Enjoy the garden in the...More

Thank Darryl P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

great little place in the square, good location and atmosphere. there is a little courtyard out back that you can have your meal in, if there is a free table, otherwise the tables out front are nice too. the food is good - i had...More

Thank 901rital
Reviewed 24 March 2017

You have to climb very high to get there (or take a lift during a daytime, non-operational in late evening). Nice service, good food (frutti di mare), good wine, fair prices.

Thank Marek U
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My friend and I both really enjoyed our meal and the wine the waiter recommended us. The terrace was very pleasant.

Thank Léa R
Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro n 029 R/C Esq., Lisbon 1200-369, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 9125
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This is a really cool little find; very easy to walk past. Bistro/cafe with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Healthy menu, and decent prices too.
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