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Instinctus Wine Bar

Rua Santa Cruz do Castelo | nº35, Lisbon 1100, Portugal (Baixa)
351 966440469
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Ranked #90 of 2,251 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $26
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Baixa
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76 reviews from our community

93% Recommend
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Helsinki, Finland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After climbing up and down the Castle of S. Jorge, we had a wonderful moment at this wine bar with the charming lady who owns it. We got some good advice about places to visit in Cascais and Sintra. After being refreshed at the Instinctus wine bar, it was nice to continue walking through Alfama's narrow streets to the Feira... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

"If ever there is a universal peace, this achievement will be celebrated with a glass of wine at instinctos wine"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Almost hidden just near by the St. Georges castle, this secret treasure is found. It's for tasting and learning about portuguese wines. The owner loves to share her knowledge, abd actually recommends to buy the bottles elsewhere (cheaper) than at her place. She also gives good recommendations about other places to eat and drink in Lisbon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

I was there in July 2012 and it was an amazing experience. Loved the atmosphere and just everything about it. Very bery friendly owner and for sure once back in Lisbon, I will drop by again!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I found this cute wine bar by accident after exploring St. George's Castle. (Take a left out of the castle and it's right down the street on your left) It was the best experience I have ever had while traveling. First of all the place has a very nice atmosphere and is well decorated with many different types of wine.... More

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RuteRibas, Manager at Instinctus Wine Bar, responded to this review

Thank You Very Much!! ;) GREAT Review :) More

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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This little wine bar provides a pleasant experience in the environs of the castle. The wine and snacks are delicious.

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Budapest, Hungary
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130 reviews 130 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I found Instinctus on TA and decided to visit the place during our trip to Lisbon. We didn't regret. Our choices of tapas (sardine and tuna) were delicious, but the real focus is on Portugal wines in this lovely cozy place. A wide range of selected wines are available for tasting. You might taste nice wines in several places around... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

The wines are great and the lady working there is super nice. She explained us about the wines and was very friendly. We went there for dinner, the menu was not so big for this but the food was very tasty! For a bite after visiting the castle is perfect.

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Bowie, Maryland
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Ok, they have good wines here and the owner is service is friendly, but forget a food, this is a drinking establishment, not by any mains a restaurant. I even saw tins of sardines on the wall. Yes your grandfather's tins of sardines. Need I say more?

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RuteRibas, Manager at Instinctus Wine Bar, responded to this review

We denounce his commentary on TripAdvisor. It is inappropriate and uses incorrectly language. Respect also users, the objective are truthful information. More

St. Petersburg, Russia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This restaurant has graced us with delicious food and wine! Friendly hostess and great music left a good impression! Recommend this place for a bite to eat after the examination of the castle!

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