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Restaurante O Trovador

Largo da Se Velha, 15-17, Coimbra, Portugal
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Ranked #32 of 206 Restaurants in Coimbra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Dundee, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Excellent dinner in a very atmospheric restaurant. Found this restaurant close to the old Cathedral. Booked an indoor table for 7.30 . Glad that we made it indoor as this was the start of the University semester and the students were particularly lively in the square adjacent ! Generous bowl of olives with bread to start. Wife had a well... More

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Massachusetts
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a lovely time at Trovador and were fortunate to hear fado during our dinner. The food was carefully prepared and traditional, and the service matched. We started with melon and ham followed by sea bass for Nan and dourade for me. It was a very pleasant and normal restaurant experience (after the very pleasant but abnormal experience at... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Go to coimbra to see the amazing university buildings. And this restaurant is a good place for a good Portuguese meal. The decor is modern and the service is professional and good.

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We dined here in our only night in Coimbra and were simply stunned by this place. The restaurant is located in Coimbra old town and the food was simply delicious, both my girlfriend and I struggled to finish the generous portions and were really impressed by the kindness and charm of the waiters. The best bit about the night, however,... More

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

I went here twice while in Coimbra. Second time was mainly because of rain. Both times I enjoyed great food and service. The prices are similar to that of other Combraian restaurants. The location is great- right next door to the Se Velha. I recommend the fish. It is served whole and with lemon. Perfection. Wifi is available.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

Great food, ambience, service. Near Sé Velha in Coimbra. With Fado of Coimbra that made the night unforgettable. Normal price. Will not forget anymore.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My parents and I went to this restaurant on their wedding anniversary. I had booked earlier in the day and Oscar remembered that it was their anniversary and wished them all the best upon arrival. Our dinner was delicious - we had the goat specialty and the pork in white wine, with the chocolate mousse for dessert. The food was... More

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Varna, Bulgaria
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

It was amazing to just look left out of the window and see Se Velha so close to us. Food was really good, although the English menu was a bit funny offering things like "ork" and "roasted kid". But service was great and the atmosphere of the whole place was outstanding. P.S. Definitely try the "Trovadore dessert" !

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Jerusalem
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

A cold February night, this was the only place I could locate in walking distance of the Casa Pombal guest house, and it was fine. Not a very large menu, but the grilled dourada we had was fresh and well cooked, with nice vegetables. Good vino verde. A very tender octopus baked in the oven. Pleasant service.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Right by the Se Velha, this restaurant makes for a convenient stop for lunch. The prices were reasonable, the portions surprisingly big and the food delicious. Good house wine too!

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Address: Largo da Se Velha, 15-17, Coimbra, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
Cuisine: Portuguese

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