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ZamBeZe Restaurante

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
+351 21 887 7056
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Oakville, Canada
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 the view as the sun sets and then move inside for your dinner. You won't... More 

Thank CanadaMapleSyrup
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at this place for lunch as it was just starting to rain and it turned out to be a good spot for lunch. The wine was good, buffet was above average with a good selection of seafood and meats, but the thing that makes this place above average is the views of the city and the water.... More 

Thank David R
Chard, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A nice setting just down from the castle. My husband had an omelette and i had a baguette. Very nice and reasonably priced.

Thank Toni L
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

My cousin recommend us this restaurant in Lisbon and we really have a good time at a good price, the bread was excelent the Asorda the Bacalao was superior and the risotto with prawns and curry was great also Good value with great views in Lisbon

Thank milenariohalcon
Budapest, Hungary
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Located in a beatuful area of Lisbon with a very astonishing view of Tejo and rooftops but service and even the quality of food is far far from the level of view... food is tasteless and expensive not at all a value for money (in the terrace). Choose another restaurant with terrace, there are so many...

Thank ToldiP
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Set in the older part of Lisbon, the views from its veranda across the river and surrounding area are fantastic. Unfortunately the food is not of the same standard, catering for around 30 of us the food was rushed, and service lacking, the fish cake was full of bones and the sweet still partially frozen. Thankfully the views were great!

Thank Jan S
Barcelona, Spain
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Beautiful view from the terrace, actually connected to a nice lookout in the way up to Sao Jorge castle from Baixa Chiado. View more limited from the inside. Food mostly unremarkable. Slow service.

Thank Caminant
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I really fail to understand how a place could have so little respect for their patrons to give them instant coffee from freeze dried coffee powder!!!! Astonished!!!!! Fine dining?????

Thank Auberginesalad
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We enjoyed a superb meal here and could not fault the food or attention to detail. The service was a little swift for our liking but we ate early in the evening and were very well cared for during the evening. We enjoyed bread and olives, chefs offer of tasting dishes, starters, main course and drinks for £70. We could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
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
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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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 imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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