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Pavilhao Chines

#17 of 213 Nightlife in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Address: Rua Dom Pedro V 89-91 | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1250-093, Portugal
Phone Number:
+351 21 342 4729
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18:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 21:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 02:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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A Luxurous Bar/Pub full of Collections of old Toys from the past Century

The only place in the whole World that has the biggest collection of old Toys and objects from the 20's 30's and 40's in perfect conditions and exposed in shelves for amusement of... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
sirbarrilaro
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

The only place in the whole World that has the biggest collection of old Toys and objects from the 20's 30's and 40's in perfect conditions and exposed in shelves for amusement of the clients. You can play Pool in extraordinary Tables in perfect conditions and i consider it an unique place that surely worth a visit for taking some... More 

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Thank sirbarrilaro
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This bar feels like a museum - each room is full of relics - the walls are completely covered with art and trinkets. Totally worth popping in for a round. And if you like a drink with a cigarette, you can smoke your heart out here. Pun intended!

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Thank Gina Z
crawley, UK
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We went to this bar based on trip advisor reviews. It is huge inside and has more than one room. The main room was very busy so we ended sitting in the pool table room. Smoking is still allowed in here so our clothes didn't smell too nice when we left. All of the collectors items here are fun to... More 

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Thank Tonix2003
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in based on good reviews, it had really good cocktails but was super quiet. Maybe on a Sunday night there just isn't much action. Some interesting trinkets on the walls. Cocktails 12 euro.

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Thank Rachael B
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little trip back in time. Great menu and friendly staff. Cocktails were top knotch, but €10ea.

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Thank Myler R
Lisbon, Portugal
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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is a place you must visit in Lisbon once in a lifetime. You can't get a real and good description of this bar, with its rooms full of shelfs with all kind of collections, the ceilings plenty of different stuff. Antique and new things, on a mix you can't imagine. You must come here and have a drink. You... More 

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Thank Rui A
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68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Small doorway lead to a magical world, it's like stepping back in time. The only way I can describe it is AMAZING

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Thank Darren B
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Such a unique bar. We stopped off randomly and were really surprised. Loved it. If you are into quirky, interesting bars you should have a look in here.

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Thank Joanne360
Jakarta, Indonesia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is one of the most unique bars I've ever been to. The entire place is filled from top to bottom (and even some of the ceilings) with various war memorabilia. They have everything from old posters of Lenin to combat helmets to old toy soldiers...and more. The place is split into three different "rooms" or areas, each one decorated... More 

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Thank thesarahrich
Kiev, Ukraine
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75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It's a fantastic bar with a big cocktail menu but more important is that you can see and touch history - there are hundreds of antiques all around you.

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops, restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or the fresh grilled fish, at Príncipe do Calhariz, and later explore the dozens of streets full of bars and clubs! Whether you're visiting for a day or a whole week, make sure you visit Bairro Alto and its surroundings.
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