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Claras em Castelo

#109 of 3,604 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Rua Bartolomeu de Gusmao 31, Lisbon 1100-078, Portugal
+351 21 885 3071
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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126 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is just s small place in a corner just down from the Castle St. Jorge. There may be no more than 6 tables. It was a recommendation from the hotel we were staying at just around the corner. My husband thought it was the best meal he had in Lisbon. For me it was close. My dish , the... More 

Thank Dorothy M
Perth, Western Australia
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quaint little place to the left of the entrance to the castle on a corner you'll find this lovely little restaurant. The food is delicious and the owners are lovely. Definitely recommend it for a great place to eat.

Thank SeetheWorldb450
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Found this on the way to the castle. Sun had just come out and cafe was a sun trap. Sat here for a couple of beers to make the most of it being out. Good place to people watch. Service was very good, as the owner was very friendly and liked the way we tried to speak Portuguese.

Thank bubbles71_12
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115 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great location right next to Castelo. Charming small restaurant with friendly service. Unfortunately, our food wasn't very good. The bacalao was smothered in a tasteless sauce. We wanted this to be good but it wasn't.

Thank vjplex
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132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Walked up the hill to the Castle, this place appeared just at the right time. A seat outside in the sun and a couple of drinks is just what we needed before tackling the castle.

Thank Peroni10
Eccleshall, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

We booked here as we were stating very locally and usually TripAdvisor is reliable for recommendations. Not this time for this couple. The menu looked interesting and the restaurant is attractive (very small) and homely. However both of our meals were pretty tasteless dishes (one cod and the other monkfish) and someone would have to work very hard to convince... More 

Thank JamesNMidlands
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

My daughter and I ate dinner here one evening during our stay in Lisbon because it was very near our hotel. We did not book but were there at 6 p.m. when they opened and had no difficulty with a table - there is only room to seat 12 people and it is not possible to change the layout to... More 

Thank ros6849
Antony, France
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205 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We enjoyed our dinner in this restaurant. We tried the bacalhau and it was tasty. Desserts were ok. Nice wines. Very pleasant ambiance and excellent service (in Portuguese, English and French). Very small restaurant, you might want to book in beforehand.

Thank Emilie G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Located just beside the caste entrance this tiny restaurant offers simple portuguese dishes freshly made every day. Only 12 sets so come early.

Thank LaurenceStnr
Utrecht, Netherlands
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111 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This small place seems to be fully reserved/booked every night, but it only has about 12 seats inside. Perhaps they have some outdoor seating in summer time. Best way to make a reservation is to walk by earlier in the day and just ask. Food is tasty with a selection of very different options. Seating is quite cramped, but the... More 

Thank Ben2007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Bartolomeu de Gusmao 31, Lisbon 1100-078, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 885 3071
The restaurant is open all the week After 9.15 p.m. we do not accept more customers for diner.

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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and, of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music. The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755 destroyed most of the city but the contiguous neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of Fado, where you'll discover the best "tascas," eat delicious fresh fish and drink great wines. Discover hidden viewpoints and ancient traces of other civilizational ruins in the heart of the Portuguese capital. These are centuries-old neighborhoods that will welcome you to the very best of old Lisbon culture.
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