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Pousada de Castelo

Paco Real | Pousada do Castelo Hotel, Obidos 2510 , Portugal
+351 210 407 630
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Ranked #26 of 34 restaurants in Obidos
Price range: $21 - $83
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Private Dining
Description: The Pousadas have over 40 Restaurants where you can make an absolutely journey through the best of Portuguese Cuisine. Our Restaurant in the Obidos Castle is known for their superior quality and refined ambiance, offering guests moments of true pleasure and special every time. Exploring the best of the rich traditional cuisine, huge diversity of tastes and flavours, our chef interprets skillfully the features and the products specific the west region of Portugal.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Obidos, Portugal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This was the best meal with an idilic atmosphere I have ever had. The team of the Restaurant at the Pousada exceded in simpathy and kindness. The meal was superb and I will definitly come back again and again. For those who want to have an unforgetable moment dreaming about holidays in such a place like Óbidos i will definitly... More

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Tiago_Goncalves, Gerente at Pousada de Castelo, responded to this review

Dear Ms, We are delighted to read your review and to know that you had a wonderful meal and that you have enjoyed the commitment of our staff, the historical atmosphere of the Pousada and its surroundings. It is very grateful for us, to make part of all your magnificent experience in our Castle. On behalf of all the Staff... More

Sao Paulo
Top Contributor
341 reviews 341 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We've been to pousada do castelo for lunch. It's a nice place, with a great view - and you're in a more than 800 year old castle. But besides that, there's nothing else. Restaurant was empty, service was ok and the food was expensive and disappointing. I had an aspargus soup that was very thin and we also tried some... More

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Tiago G, Manager at Pousada de Castelo, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Thank you so much to have sent to me your concerns about your last meal at Pousada do Castelo. In fact it is based on the opinions and feed back of our customers and friends, that we can meet the expectations of those who we have the privilege of receiving at the Pousadas de Portugal. We work every... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

My friend and I climbed the stairs to this beautiful restaurant fully expecting to have a great and expensive lunch-a real treat for ourselves . We were preceded up the stairs by a couple. When the 4 of us arrived at the foyer to the restaurant we noticed it was empty. The first couple preceded into the dining room and... More

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Tiago_Goncalves, Manager at Pousada de Castelo, responded to this review

Dear Mrs, Firstly I would like to thank you for taking your valuable time to post a review on Pousada do Castelo on TripAdvisor. I'm taking immediate corrective steps to regain your confidence in us. We profusely apologize for the hassle and inconvenience you faced during your aproach to the Castle. We have begun putting a comprehensive plan in place... More

Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Wait staff crashing around throwing silverware into drawers, banging piles of dishes, the waiter pushing the most expensive wines on the menu, the staff running around like crazy when there are only ten people in the room... And this is supposed to be one of the finest restaurants in the country? Ordinary food, ordinary service, ordinary everything except the lovely... More

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We had chosen not to stay at the pousada but wanted to at least have dinner there. Glad we did. We were welcomed and seated in a lovely room; no one indicated that our two and three year olds were not welcome. In fact the servers were polite, professional and quite friendly, commenting on one of the girl's bilingualism. Fortunately,... More

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Perth, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

As a general rule restaurants which can take advantage of a good view do not bother too much with the quality of their food. This restaurant is a classic example of that rule. It is located above the picturesque town of Obidos. We had booked the so called "romantic package". This is a fixed menu which commences with a brown... More

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Curitiba, Brazil
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102 reviews 102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Exquisite food, excellent service, short (but well chosen) wine list. Best ambiance in Obidos, of course. Both duck and roast kid entrees were delicious. Expensive? Sure. But I would not hesitate to recommend it.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

How charming is it to enjoy a wonderful lunch in this beautiful restaurant!! The food is terrific as is the service. The views are spectacular all you need is the ability to climb the stairs and you are in an unreal place in Portugal

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Volcano, Hawaii
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

My best girl and i visited Obidos on a private tour for just a few hours and decided to return again on Public bus a few days later. This walled city has so much charm and is so very photogenic. Entering through the "s" shaped Porta da Villa decorated with royal azulejo tile we were transported back to medieval times.... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We arrived a little early for lunch at Pousada do Castelo (around 12h15). We were curtly told that the restaurant was not open yet. No suggestion to stay and wait at the bar with a drink ... nothing Given that attitude, we left and went to have lunch elsewhere.

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