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Praca da Republica, 38, Porto 4050-495, Portugal
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Ranked #478 of 943 Restaurants in Porto
Price range: $16 - $565
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Portuguese, International
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Description: In the File interconnection between different expressions | experiences Gastronomy, Art and Design may be given a nature peculiar to each.The roots of classic international cuisine, the rooms inhabited by Raul Sousa furniture and contemporary art programming, as well as its acquisition, offer us the only choice we take the pieces home and invite friends to enjoy a dinner in the environment private and customized or dining room with a la carte service, where the distinction has marked place.
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We took our studio here when we had a few days away from London in Porto. We always try to find a quirky place for dinner. The setting is an amazing old building filled with 20th century modern furniture. On arrival we had the best pink port aperitifs and we were then given our own private room for the meal... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I love the idea of having a sort of store, exhibition hall and restaurant all in one. I went there 2 times already and must say I really like it. The place is by itself an icon of the city as it was the old Arquive, the selection of pieces of mostly nordic art deco furniture is very special and... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I was very impressed with the decoration of the house that incorporates the restaurant. The service was also remarkable and we were given a tour of the house while we were waiting for our table. Staff is very well trained and the food was great.

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Munich, Germany
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I would go back to arquivo after a nice experience this month. The building is beautiful and the concept of the space is quite interesting. It is a restaurant, art gallery and furniture shop, with very nice people working there. The dinning room is very cosy and home like. It is a good place for a private dinner for two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012 via mobile

Excelent atmosphere, with a overall service that will exceed your expectations. Perfect for a romantic dinner, or a discrete business lunch. You won't be dissapointed!

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Additional Information about Arquivo

Address: Praca da Republica, 38, Porto 4050-495, Portugal
Phone Number: +351222023129
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
Average Prices: USD 16 - 565
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Portuguese, International

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