6 expert reviews
“Lisbon’s oldest restaurant has an ornate Edwardian interior with gilded wood, stucco and red plush.”
– DK Eyewitness
"In the unlikely surroundings of a grand Baroque dining room, José Avillez has injected a little levity into some of the old classics of Portuguese cuisine and brought vanguard cuisine to Lisbon."
"Established as a café in 1784, the city's oldest restaurant pleases its customers with a handsome Edwardian dining room, outstanding service, French-inspired fare, and an excellent wine list."
"Tavares is the fairest of them all, with its all-gold 18th-century interior lit by chandeliers." Full review
"This famous restaurant, the equivalent of Maxim's de Paris, was founded in 1784 and decorated with gilded woodwork, mirrors, crystal chandeliers and red velvet chairs. The food does..."
"Lisbon’s oldest restaurant, dating from 1784, is a riot of gilt and mirrors, a fitting setting for Michelin-starred cooking."