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“Not as good as it my sound” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Clube do Fado

Clube do Fado
Rua Sao Joao da Praca 92/4, Lisbon 1100, Portugal (Baixa)
+351 885 2704
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Ranked #36 of 148 Nightlife in Lisbon
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Clubs
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“Not as good as it my sound”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

It's all rushed and mechanical. The food is tasteless and the fado soulless. They are just selling a product to the masses, and all the charm is gone.

Visited January 2013
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“Do not skip this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The food was great, the waiters brutally honest about whether or not they think you'd like what you'd ordered (! loved it). It's worth a visit if it went this far - but then the fado musicians come out during the night, 4 different performances and each one blew us away. Just amazing.

Visited August 2012
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“Go for the Fado!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

The fado music was incredible. There was a different singer every 30 minutes. We enjoyed three performers during our time, each had their own style and interpretation of the music. It was interesting to see the difference. We were a bit disappointed in the caliber and cost of the cuisine. I would recommend coming for the show and a drink it was well worth it.

Visited August 2012
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“Not just Fado music but a wide range of wonderful Fado musics”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Ok the food was perfectly satisfactory. But you dont go to the Ballet- Opera - concert for the food even though you want the food to be AOK. The food at Clube de Fado is indeed AOK and the wine superb
But what marks this venue above all others is the wide range of wonderful music in a sensational high arched below ground level "crypt". Each singer only performs three songs - in and among the audience; not on a separate stage- and then a break for food drink & conversation. So we enjoyed 8 different artists across the evening. Men and women. Young singers building a career and more mature performers who had been there and done it. All accompanied by a superb trio on Portuguese guitar, traditional guitar and double bass. Riveting. Attention grabbing. Inspiring. Just wonderful music. And this evening proved that Fado - Portugal's own distinctive art form, is not just locked in history. No its up to date with new music, new arrangements and modern Fado. Get to the Clube de Fado to be entertained in a fabulous environment. We travelled a long way to be there. Well worth the trip

Visited May 2012
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“Expensive but a great night”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Excellent food and excellent music, real quality, so worth the money.

Visited May 2012
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