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Cafe Se Velha

Rua Joaquim antonio de Aguiar | 130, Coimbra, Portugal
+351 239 834 098
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good18%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible28%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“local cafe” (2 reviews)
“steep climb” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Portuguese
Rua Joaquim antonio de Aguiar | 130, Coimbra, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated near the Cathedral and with outside decking, this was a great place to stop for a snack and much needed beer and just watch the locals and visitors strolling by

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We only had drinks in this lovely cafe which is very welcome half way up or down the steep climb to the University buildings. The service there was first rate, and the waiter a real charactor, we would have happily eaten there as the food...More

Thank SeahorseWales
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We stopped there for a late lunch on a Sunday as we noticed they were serving vegetarian dishes, including a vegetarian Francesinha which we were trying to find for a while. We went for vegetable soups (which were a bit bland but OK) and one...More

Thank Zuzanna W
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We rather haphazardly chose this restaurant to grab a glass of wine during our stroll around Coimbra. Since we had a sandwich at the book fair down by the river, we only ordered a glass of wine and some fries. But the service was very...More

Thank JaninedeBric
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Avoid this place. When we arrived they took our orders and then apparently called in the cook from who knows where to prepare the food. They placed bread, cheese and olives on the table which became an unpleasant surprise later. The person who ordered soup...More

Thank johngcurrie
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Not good food served in this restaurant. Take a deep look at the menu before order or you will have surprises. Avoid this place as much as you can!

1  Thank AndreaKhan
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Horrible place. Tipical tourist food microwave baked. Some place to avoid eat. Our Bacalhau was terrible, service even worst, really slow. No wifi....

1  Thank Jordiknight
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch yesterday and had the menu of the day. Perfect for a hot summers day, green soup, followed by sea bass with salad and potatoes. Simple and very tasty. We had our old dog with us, in his stroller, and we were...More

1  Thank Julia C
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is well located but the food is poor considering its price. It doesn't worthwhile to try this one in Coimbra.

2  Thank Renan K
Reviewed April 23, 2016

In front of the old church, this little cafe serves food traditional portuguese meals. On sunny days, a terrasse will give you the chance of relaxing ourside and the pleasure of eating delicious food. Service is professional and efficient.

Thank Echodularge
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joaquim antonio de Aguiar | 130, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 834 098
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