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By The Wine

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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By The Wine is a cosmopolitan and trendy restaurant located at Lisbon's heart. At the historical city centre, one can find a unique ambient, extraordinary gastronomy options that leaves no-one indifferent. Although we opened doors in January 2015, we already made our way into some of the main international press editions like USA Today, Financial Times, L'Express or El País. To go together with the very special and exclusive wine selection of José Maria da Fonseca – oldest winemaker's family in Portugal –By The Wine offers various gastronomic options that include, among others, homemade bread from the Algarve, Iberian acorn ham and country sausages from Guijuelo (Salamanca area), a choice of
$14 - $34
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tapas cheese board quesadilla salmon ceviche charcuterie ham bread steak wine bottles jose maria sat at the bar nice wine bar great atmosphere by the glass amazing wine different wines wine lovers
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wine barrels, bottles, and overall décor set it apart. The tapas and wine were delicious. The waiter was accommodating and there was great customer service. Have your camera ready as there's lots throughout worth snapping a photo of.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been in By the wine during my trip to Lisbon with my friends. We really liked the place,is very comfortable and nice atmosphere. We spent our first night and our last night. We tried the cheese,different type of ham and salami. And the wine...Just...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank U501YRsabrinac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

if you are looking for a great bar for lunch/ dinner- its the place. great music and vibe. the area is really cool and young.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank polinad54
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice of wine and platters. Great atmosphere for a good night out. Staff extremely welcoming and friendly

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank vince c
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a great night at this store but there was an incident that made me leave this rate. When we asked the check the waiter brought us and got paid a 47euro bill with 50 and never returned with the change even though a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 804georgea
Carlota T, Gestor at By The Wine, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Hi Georgea it must have been a miss understanding of the situation. We never assume tips and allways give change to our customers no matter the amount. Never the less I´ll investigate that situation with the staff and the duty manager and make sure that...More

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

In Portugal we don’t have the good Spanish habit of "tapas", but I finally found the right place in Lisbon. With the excellent wines from the José Maria da Fonseca cellars, we have from a magnificent smoked ham, selected by Master Jacques Costa, to an...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RMRato
Reviewed December 4, 2018

This restaurant is fab. The setting, the food and the service were excellent. By far the best we experienced in Lisbon. The foie gra and steak sandwich washed down with a glass of their wine was beautiful. The staff were so friendly and nothing was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sheiln3
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We passed by this place and git attracted by the nice ambience and decoration. Friendly staff serve us with tasty green wine. Certainly a place to return to.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stefandeg
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Great food and wine. Nice and friendly prrsonal. Really enjoyed the visit. Would definitely recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kobide
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Four of us dined at By the Wine for my birthday. I loved almost everything about it. The tapas were varied and delightful -- the Sardine Fillet, Sauteed Shitake Mushrooms and the Patacones com atum picante were particularly delicious. I didn't love the teriyaki salmon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Adam T
October 9, 2018|
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adam, try to take a look at the menu at their site bythewine.pt/pdf/AF-CartaVinhos-GARRAFA.pdf
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