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Agulha No Palheiro

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Thu, 6/27
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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Contemporary, Fusion
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely loved our evening spent at 'Agulha No Palheiro'. Menu is interesting (explained by the wonderful waitress with impeccable English) and we chose three dishes as recommended to us for two people. We had mushrooms for the first course, followed by goats cheese tart...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had dishes of steak, cod , the fig salad and the cottage cheese cake. The fig salad was great and refreshing. It had cheese, olive, grapes, apple, seeds, and figs. The cod dish was great. It had sweet potatoes, white cabbage and tomato. They...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 964philipm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no reservation, despite of the 25. of april beeing a national holiday in Portugal (and my birthday). Lucky enough, there was just one table left for us for the following 1.5 hours - and it was worth the try: delicious food served in...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Katdykker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. In the Alfama area of Lisbon. There is no sign on the door (which explains the name) but knowing the address and a street view on google maps on what the building looks like and you'll have no issue finding...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank pasqualeseestheworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Agulha No Palheiro is fairly quirky and feels very local. The menu is in Portuguese, but the friendly hostess talked us through each option and recommended a good wine pairing. We particularly liked the mushroom and cod options. The restaurant recommends that diners share dishes...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank dnra4ever
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Good vibe, great service and delicious food. They even had three vegan dishes on the menu. We really loved this place.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nilknarfkock
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

When you add love and passion to food this is what you experience! Outstanding food. Thanks for accommodating us! The drinks and the pork belly was outstanding. It Will be our amongst are very special moments

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank SonyaSahni
Reviewed May 15, 2019

During the day, there doesn’t look as if there is anything here, then in the evening this lovely restaurant appears. Staff are very helpful, and the 2 chefs, working in a tiny kitchen produce fabulous food. You must book, the evening we were there, people...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AnneKi2014
Reviewed May 13, 2019

We had to walk 5 km to get here and it was worth every meter... A small cosy place with lots of locals (always a good sign) and a very friendly welcome. it really is incredible how they do their magic in a restaurant that...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank erwindetroch
Reviewed May 11, 2019

Agulha No Palheiro does not look like a fine dining place at the first glance, with just half a dozen tables. The approach to meals here is "small plates to share", with roughly 1.5 plates per person seemingly enough. We tried sardines, a mushroom dish,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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June 14, 2019|
Response from IlyaNJ | Reviewed this property |
There are definitely meat-less items on the menu.
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