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Instinctus Wine Bar

Rua Santa Cruz do Castelo | nº35, Lisbon 1100, Portugal (Baixa)
351 966440469
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Ranked #89 of 2,094 restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $11 - $28
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Baixa
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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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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dublin,ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

After visting the castle and walking all day I stumbled upon this wine bar and so needed a rest...with a glass of wine. WOW...the lady was really friendly and spent time explaining the local wines and liquers. The green wine was like a sparkling wine, very light and refreshing and then tried the yummy sweet cherry liquer known as Ginja.... More

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Curno, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

If you are looking for a restaurant try any other place. If you want some wine by glass and something ligth to eat this is the place. good service, not cheap special the wine

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Madrid
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

After a tour of the Sao Jorge in Lisbon, our family of four stumbled across this place in Afama and were pleasantly surprised. The very nice lady at this wine bar served us a light lunch (cod for me, tuna for my wife, and rice with duck for the kids) with a couple glasses of wine. We finished it off... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

.... Or else you will miss this awesome spot!!! A little boutique wine bar serving the best Portugese wine and awesome lunch! Try the sardines with tomato on toast with olive oil!

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