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Pavilhao Chines Bar

Rua Dom Pedro V, nr 89 | 1250-093, Lisbon 1250, Portugal
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Ranked #199 of 2,251 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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84% Recommend
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A bit pricy, but a perfect spot to enjoy a drink while chatting with friends, I've been tere with my girlfriend, and it was pretty much enjoyable, soft background music loud enough to be heard low enough so we could chat

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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Was recomened by a travel show like a place for locals, Don't believe! crowds of tourists. 20 people came and stand in the middle preventing waiters from normal walk (I think something like pub crawl guests). Interesting decoration but over decorated with items, Noremal burgers, and coctails. A liitle bit pricy, but not to much. Get here for a sightseeing... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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426 reviews 426 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

"Pavilhão Chinês" is rather a curiosity than a must go. An old building dating from the beginning of the last century, with a few adjoining rooms, many shelves and curious collections of more than 4000 itens! You can walk around, admire the collections and even play billiards. And that's all about it. Poor service, unfriendly waiters, expensive drinks and unwelcoming... More

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stockholm, sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I first came here 14 years ago, a colleague recommended the place. I have only been here wintertime before and you had to knock on the door to be let in. Now in the summer the door was open. The place has several rooms all of them with shelves full of memoria, a lot to look at, a very relaxed... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Just to be clear, I have not eaten here (there's a trad Portuguese restaurant just over the road which I quite like). I always have a drink here when I go to Lisbon, as I know of nowhere else like it. Sure the drinks are expensive but if you take another reviewer's advice to 'avoid' on grounds that you can... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

The quirky decor and varied drinks menu is what makes Chines bar a destination when visiting Lisbon. The bar itself is made up of several rooms all leading on/off each other and all adorned with nik naks and tidbits that will have you twisting in your seat to try and take it all in. The drinks are a little on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great interior but have just been stung for 40 euros for 4 beers and two appertivos. Considering every other bar charges 2-3 euros per drink this place is an absolute rip off. Avoid!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The drinks were a little expensive but the knick-knacks that cover any flat surface are incredible and it is bigger than it first appears. Quite the experience.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

What's good: - The place: the decoration is really beautiful - The teas: having a good cup of tea in Lisbon is extremely difficult, but this place has some nice blends. What's bad: - The service: there is no care for the costumer - The price: waaaaaay to high!

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Stromness, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We would recommend a visit to this bar for the fantastic array of artifacts and toys on display in the cabinets surrounding you. Drink prices are reasonable and there is a wide range of cocktails available in a large menu type book. As stated the staff are sullen at best, service is ok but also not very quick. I don't... More

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