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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 magical spot where emotions are taken to the limits.

A very ancient and small chapel becomes an amazing spot to listen to Fado and feel the emotions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luísa A
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Coimbra, Portugal
Drinks and food distracted from performance which was mediocre anyway

We understood that complementary drinks were offered, but rather than one glass of port wine as at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David W
,
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“old church” (8 reviews)
“coimbra fado” (7 reviews)
“fado singer” (3 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 1 week ago

A very ancient and small chapel becomes an amazing spot to listen to Fado and feel the emotions till the limit, thank to the fantactis acoustics and performers. The group of fados àCapella is simply marvelous. The singer Nuno Silva can take the ones who...More

Thank Luísa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We understood that complementary drinks were offered, but rather than one glass of port wine as at other venues, a whole range of drinks and even food was served. Our visit unfortunately coincided with a very large group, so the staff spent twenty minutes serving,...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! Really nice atmosphere and great acoustics. Student discount also makes it really affordable. Definitely recommend :)

Thank lieneajajaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I Loved this place. Who really did it for us was Sonya, we arrived early as they only open for the dinner show at 8:30. Sonya took us to the roof, gave us drinks on the house and was fun company. This...More

Thank Hanan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This repurposed church has been transformed into a space to hear Coimbra-style fado music with dinner. The space also holds various events. Having heard Lisbon-style fado music, we were advised to hear Coimbra-style fado music which is sung only by males and is more joyful,...More

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Excellent singers and musicians with a broad repertoire that cover the main variations of Fado de Coimbra and Coimbra Song. If you’re a Coimbra alumnus you’re sure to get goosebumps. If not, you probably get it too. Didn’t try the restaurant yet.

Thank arodrigues_ar
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The food was really very well presented very tasty. They were even able to cater for vegetarian. They have a very good wine list, and we settled for a local sparkling wine which went down very with the food. The Fado itself was excellent and...More

Thank JosedeAbreu
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Staged in a small church that stands a few hundred years old, halfway up a hill in via an ally way in Coimbra my wife and I set out to enjoy an evening of food and most importantly Fado. The setting Fado being the sad...More

1  Thank Nick S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The environment of what used to be a Chapel seems to enhance the experience of the music. Even though it's laid out like a performance venue, the space doesn't feel too formal. The staff were attentive and the restaurant offers a nice selection of local...More

Thank Nikhil_A_Pai
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful music and a great dinner. All of the group throughly enjoyed the evening, music and meal. It's a must see in Coimbra.

Thank Susan S
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