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Restaurante Forno Velho

Rua do Salitre 42, Lisbon 1250-200, Portugal
+351 21 353 3706
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible16%
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European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua do Salitre 42, Lisbon 1250-200, Portugal
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were the only guests between 7pm and 8pm on a Saturday night which says a lot I fear, The waitor was friendly, spoke English and gave us a warm welcome. The food was average (I had cod which was good but too much oil,...More

Thank noziuk
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

No atmosphere or heating. Food well below average. Maybe try next door which unfortunately was closed when we visited (Floresta do Salitre ). Whatever you do go somewhere else

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Well What to say about this place ? I think it survives only because it is next door from the excellent floresta do salice. I will mainly describe what you will find there factually : - cold place with the main area shared with one...More

Thank Bluemetis
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

It was one experience I would love to forget. The service was terrible and extremely slow, it took 2 hours to get the food Only one waiter serves 20 tables Don't even consider to wait- it will leaves you with very bad teist...More

Thank Sharon D
golfinhocardoso, Gerente at Restaurante Forno Velho, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016
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boa noite, obrigado por divulgar-nos, e nos ajudar, é com esses avisos que nós conseguimos corregir os nossos erros e...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I don't know how the food is but the waiter was rude. The restaurant was open, not full and when we ask for a table his reply was he had no time!!! Terrible customer service.

Thank Carmine O
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We stayed in Tivoli Lisbon for 2 nights, and walked couple minutes on a back street to the restaurant for diner every night. It is a family restaurant with traditional Portuguese food, focus on seafood. Each night, we had different seafood, and everything was delicious...More

Thank Jenny201110
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner on Friday 30th September at this traditional restaurant near our hotel. We were made to feel very welcome and the lovely waiter was very helpful in his suggestions for wine etc. We both had salmon which was perfectly cooked and tasted very...More

Thank Lisa C
golfinhocardoso, Gerente at Restaurante Forno Velho, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016
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boa noite, muito obrigado pelo elogio, ao nosso serviço e as sugestões do nosso colaborador, espero que nos visitem mais...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stumbled upon this restaurant on a side street and made a reservation for dinner. The gentleman working was friendly, eager to assist and do all to ensure we had a great experience. The decor and dishes are traditional Portuguese, almost like being in someone's home....More

Thank Shamid M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our intended restaurants were shut on Sunday evening so decided to chance this one. We were the only people there at 7 -ish (folks eat late here) but the diners trickled in later. We enjoyed the entertainment by a sole singer / guitarist who sang...More

Thank choon
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Visited this restaurant in May for dinner with friends while on a city break to Lisbon. Delicious Portuguese food including some dishes with a local 'twist' such as steak cooked in port and cinnamon. Nice decor and a relaxed atmosphere made for a vey pleasant...More

Thank 580423Dave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
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19:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Salitre 42, Lisbon 1250-200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 353 3706
  • E-mail
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