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Port and Douro Wines Institute

Rua de S. Pedro de Alcantara, 45, Lisbon 1250-237, Portugal
+351 21 347 5707
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We went in. The place was almost empty. They did not notice us at all. After a while we got one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IngunnandEspen
via mobile
Port in Lisbon

This is a good place to try port in Lisbon. They present you with a book with all types of ports... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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The Port Wine House is located in an 18th-century palace that takes up an entire city block, and is filled with several hundred varieties of Port available by the glass or bottle.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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“red port” (2 reviews)
“wine bar” (4 reviews)
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Rua de S. Pedro de Alcantara, 45, Lisbon 1250-237, Portugal
Chiado & Carmo
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+351 21 347 5707
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in. The place was almost empty. They did not notice us at all. After a while we got one menu. We were 2, so we asked for one more. They looked at eachother as if this was a strange question. We dont know...More

2  Thank IngunnandEspen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to try port in Lisbon. They present you with a book with all types of ports. You can try by the glass or buy a bottle. Prices range from a few euro to expensive. Been a few times over the...More

1  Thank IAN O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've worked in the wine industry for most of my working life and I can honestly say I've never come across an establishment which offered service so poor and an environment so hostile in which to discover new wines. Visiting Lisbon with friends for a...More

2  Thank Mr_Robotnik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Solar do Vinho do Porto with a friend who was over visiting me and wanted to try it out. I will be perfectly honest I am not a big port fan so maybe the experience would be different for a connoisseur who could...More

3  Thank Mairead F
Reviewed 1 June 2017

So, you're at the famous overlook after having taken the Gloria up the hill. Turn around and find this place after looking at the view. Slow down and have a glass of port or two in a lovely, comfortable setting, before heading back down to...More

Thank ritabird
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The reviews are somewhat true in regard to the waiters. It seemed they had a "superior" attitude towards the people who are ultimately paying their wages. Nevertheless, we really enjoyed the experience of tasting different ports in an amazing, almost library-like venue. This range was...More

Thank Col_101
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The waiters are not overly friendly but polite. The setting is indeed old but I personally loved it. There's a huge amount of porto's to choose from and the combination with cheese is delicious. It was perfect to end the day quietly, before going back...More

Thank Ellen V
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I am not a huge fan of port, but a friend told me to stop in here. The options were varied and I think a good place to get something different than you might find at a restaurant.

Thank Dmorriso
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Just visited here with my adult daughter and we were very disappointed. There were no other guests in the entire place and we were treated with.....at best....cold disdain. When I asked for some suggestions or guidance the response was a sigh and a "I don't...More

2  Thank sntravel58
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Really worth a visit to sample many different types of port - or even a Port Cocktail. A professional cocktail barmen would enhance the place with more than just the Rose Port with Orange or the White Port with Tonic - although they were both...More

Thank SusanFaro
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Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
...More
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