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Darwin's Cafe

Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351(0)210 480222
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“risotto” (30 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

Fascinating restaurant - beautiful artwork on the walls, Darwin's thoughtful/provocative sayings on the walls, glass front wall with a view of the water. It was too warm for us to eat outside and even though we did not have reservations, they were able to accommodate...More

Thank Mary3131
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful location by the river, service started a bit disappointing but got better as the meal progressed. Food was very beautifully presented and tasted wonderful. Grilled octopus on a bed of sweet potatoes was my dish....yummy. Plenty of local wines, lovely atmosphere inside and out.

Thank 530Gypsy
Reviewed August 30, 2017

We visited Darwin's Cafe on a beautiful sunny summer day. The combination of the water views, open and airy restaurant and delicious food made this lunch a memorable experience. Follow this up with a visit to the nearby Berardo Museum and you have a great...More

Thank Clutch6
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

To be honest the food was quite good, but the entourage is cold and doesn't reflect any of the portuguese warmth and hospitality you are looking for. There are also no traditional P meao's on the menu.

2  Thank Joost v
Reviewed August 26, 2017

We did not have reservations but they accompanied our table of four. This is a beautiful restaurant! A must visit! Inside seating with real butterflies, outside seating on the river also wonderful. We choose inside with airco. Food and service were perfect! We had local...More

1  Thank Bonaire2015
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking view over the Tagus river in an unique building. Good international food (pasta, salads) with portuguese options. To lunch in terrace is a fantastic experience. Good for friends, bussiness meals. Good service. Safe option always. Easy parking.

Reviewed August 23, 2017

A scientific man ought to have no wishes ... but in my case it has to be to return to Cafe Darwin. The setting, the decor, the menu but particularly the staff made it a restaurant to revisit again, again and again. Cafe Darwin is...More

1  Thank waughzer2016
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We came here as per recommendation from our hotel. The restaurant is nicely decorated, we got told they don't take reservations but it wasn't very busy. The food it's good, we really enjoyed the octopus and the asparagus risotto, the duck a bras was good...More

1  Thank Bea L
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner experience with a good view to the river Tejo. Besides the terrace, restaurant has very stylish inside zone. Highly recommended

Thank Anastasia V
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

As i have tried a lot of restaurants in Lisbon , this one has an amazing view and terrace plus the food is delicious! The service is also good !

1  Thank siham z
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Belem
  • Neighborhood: Belem
  • Phone Number: +351(0)210 480222
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