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A Travessa

12 Travessa do Convento das Bernardas, Lisbon 1200-687, Portugal
21-390-2034
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Ranked #227 of 2,248 restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $67
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

From the moment you step inside this former abby, it's a heavenly experience. The free flowing appetizers set the stage for an over the top multi-course meal with an extensive wine list. We especially enjoyed the goat cheese filled purse drizzled with honey and the seared foie gras medallions. The menu had something special for everyone in our large party... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Booked a table the week before by telephone and had a great spot overlooking the courtyard. Waiting staff were lovely and very friendly with the children. The menu is a tasting type with a variety of beautifully presented set dishes of the day, with you having a choice of main course. We enjoyed the selection of dishes (including clams, oysters... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Beautiful setting in a converted monastry. Starters were sublime, these were 6 'tasters' bought out and set daily. I am not normally one to photograph food but I couldn't resist a sneaky picture it was so beautifully presented. The mains were also delicious, as was the desert we squeezed in but the starter was definitely the highlight. The staff were... More

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Panama
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The restaurant is located inside a former convent and is not easy to find. I have been there in lunch and was empty. I liked the starters, mainly the segredos de porco. We didn´t like the main course. Is expensive

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Beirut, Beyrouth, Lebanon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a very known Lisbon restaurant located in a beautiful monastery in one of the most charming neighborhood of the city. If I may summarise this restaurant in a single sentence, the starters. They are delicious. As for the main dishes, you will have to know what to pick some dishes are clearly on the side of over priced... More

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Attentive, friendly waiting on staff. Comprehensive wine list. You can eat, drink very well in Lisbon. The setting is unique. We had dinner while watching a Punch & Judy show in the Courtyard. Not at all pretentious. Excellent Portuguese winelist. The starters at 12.50 pp are freshly made and delicious. As with most of our experiences in Lisbon the staff... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

no valet service neither place to park - go by cab and enjoy the wine... reservations are mandatory: choose outside table at the pátio if the weather allows ( www.atravessa.com )

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Beirut
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168 reviews 168 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

One of the best restaurants in the city, the food is great, the starters keep coming, tasty and the staff is very friendly.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Lovely food with an interesting concept with their starters. If you don't want the startes that are around €12.50, tell them and you can go straight to the main course. Wonderful food.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We ate here following multiple guidebook reviews and online searches. Booked well in advance. Had a nice outdoor table in the courtyard. The best part of the whole meal was the exceptional selection of starters - every restaurant in Portugal we went to brought olives and bread to the table on arrival. Here, we had the staples, followed by an... More

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