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Nova Wine Bar

Rua Nova do Almada 20, Lisbon 1200-289, Portugal
+351 21 346 0956
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (26 reviews)
“smoked pork” (4 reviews)
Closed today
Mediterranean, Portuguese, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Nova do Almada 20, Lisbon 1200-289, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply the best wine bar we have ever been to, anywhere. The tapas are extraordinary -- from exquisite tuna to the to-die-for chocolate mousse. The owner truly loves to help you design pairings of wines and small plates (you can get half glasses to go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sjbirder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I had lunch there last week. Loved the decor, the host/owner? Was very patient and helpful. Food was outstanding. Tiny restaurant so reservations probably a good idea.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Toronto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pedro Caixado is a wizard , a true host and a great wine lover. Big big selection of great wines. Nice atmosphere. A full house and we ordered 36 bottles to ship to our home.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bartkup
Reviewed October 25, 2018

A marvelous restaurant - limited menu but every item perfectly executed. Wine pairing offered with a very large selection well priced wines. Excellent service makes the evening very pleasurable. Had the smoked pork - perfectly cooked - tender and tasty prepared with a mustard and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Bobbypu
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

After 5h of tireless walking we needed a quiet place to eat and to relax. We were served by Pedro who is a charming, friendly and attentative Portugese with amazing English. Ate little tapas with chorizo and dried fruit as well as some goat cheese...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Carolin K
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Hubby and I went here on our first night in Lisbon. TA reviews were bang on. The host helped us pair our smoked swordfish (highly recommended) , blood sausage and sheep cheese. He even suggedted the progression which was helpful. Swordfish was rich and smoky,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank amwes300
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Excellent place for a light dinner. Nova Wine Bar has a small selection of tapas and a large selection of wines. Although there are not many tapas to choose from, each is expertly prepared and very flavorful. We tried the goat cheese salad, the octopus...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bill A
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We had tried to book through TripAdvisor a day earlier and had no response and so we just turned up and were lucky enough to get a table. The food is tapas taken to another level and when paired with wines suggested by the gentleman...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SteveL695
Reviewed October 16, 2018

I walked past Nova earlier in my travels and vowed to visit if I could. I'm glad I did. Fantastic service by the owner who paired wines with tapas meals to great effect. Spent a couple of hours reading, sipping wine and eating amazing food....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank hughj952
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

What a little find this was. It's small, it's tucked away in a small side street but it is fantastic. Superb quality wines and food. Stylishly modern decoration inside. Service is very good. Staff are very knowledgeable about both the wines and the food. They...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 962ianh
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $79
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nova do Almada 20, Lisbon 1200-289, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighborhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 0956
nova Is a space in Chiado dedicated to the new Portuguese wines. With an "industrial-chic" decor it works as a wine shop and bar. Where also, one can taste several dishes of Portuguese food. Menu not recommended for children.
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