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aCapella

Rua do Corpo de Deus | Largo da Vitoria - Capela N. Sra da Vitória, Coimbra 3000-121, Portugal
+351 239 833 985
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A nice way to spend a couple of hours

It's a good idea to have reservations for the nightly Fado show here. There is a cover charge of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John M
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Beautiful night of Coimbra fado

There is something about this place and the city that surrounds it that makes an evening here a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JucaChaves
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Oakland, California
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“old church” (6 reviews)
“fado music” (6 reviews)
“coimbra fado” (6 reviews)
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Rua do Corpo de Deus | Largo da Vitoria - Capela N. Sra da Vitória, Coimbra 3000-121, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a good idea to have reservations for the nightly Fado show here. There is a cover charge of ten euros that includes the show and a drink. Food is also available. The show takes place in a beautiful old chapel. There is a second...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is something about this place and the city that surrounds it that makes an evening here a special experience. Do make a reservation so you will not be disappointed. We were ready to stay all night so they finally had to kick us out,...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time. Great music, service and location. The performers were exceptionally welcoming and friendly. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

After listing to fado music in other parts of Portugal, I have come to value the singers we heard in Coimbra. The two young men singing with a wonderful group of musicians were fabulous. The service in this small space that once was a synagogue...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

What a nice place to visit. Amazing music, young singers, great guitar. I would spare the 10 euros. It's worth it

Thank Zoe_kiou
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Heard fado in Lisbon and one in Coimbra. Having been to another fado earlier the night we tried to find another fado place after dinner as it's the last night in Coimbra for us. Without prior reservation we managed to grab the last table on...More

Thank life_on_travel
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We reserved a table at A Capella in advance because of its popularity and spent a most enjoyable evening there. Although the shows starts very late, the classical guitarist, the Portuguese guitarist and the singer Nuno Silva were terrific. They performed with dexterity, musicality and...More

Thank LA1
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Only 10 euro for the show and a drink. They also have other drinks and food you can order. Not sure why so many other reviews complain. Make sure to eat at Santo liquido across the street before the show.

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This has been our first trip to Portugal. It has been perfect till this evening. Being in Coimbra, the birthplace of the Fado, we wanted to enjoy a good Fado evening. What we got was a mediocre singer with no charisma whatsoever who made half...More

Thank DediFlint
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We booked this because we like fado, but were a bit disappointed by the Piano playing which we don't think is really fado. We did not eat there because it started so late but the drinks were fine. It was quite late (22.30) by the...More

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Vieira C
Gostaria de saber disponibilidade para dia 28 de novembro e menu recomendado? Asim como hotel mais proximo ?
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