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ZamBeZe Restaurante

Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
+351 21 887 7056
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“crab curry” (4 reviews)
“veal” (3 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here having read about the view and the allure of Mozambican cuisine and found out that staff was second to one and prices very agreeable. The dessert buffet was very popular featuring Portuguese treats - just ask for a glass of CRF Aguerdente Reserva...More

Thank mokyay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What to say... Probably the best view in Lisbon, surely some of the best staff, and must try the crab curry. Do arrive early for the sunset, enjoy the view over the Tagus, on top of the city. A mix of some of the best...More

Thank PedroGSoares
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ambiance is good although it was crowded due to the company function that evening when we came. The two staffs who attended us were friendly and really did their best to serve us. Food quality is good and I would recommend. Location is nice with...More

Thank Helde2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were staying at an Air BNB nearby, so we originally went here for lunch. We were lured in by the outdoor view- absolutely incredible and photo worthy. We had a basic lunch, but returned for dinner on our last night there....More

Thank Sydney F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My experience with this restaurant is very, very good. The food was delicious and beautiful looking and the staff was helpful and nice. And view?! Unrivales!!! Thank you!

Thank Radulanek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst I appreciate the night we visited was extremely busy, full of healthcare professionals attending a conference, service was particularly slow. Some staff members were quite rude and appeared particularly stressed. I felt there was not enough staff to cope with demand.. and this resulted...More

2  Thank cadvollands24
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We ate here twice for lunch and it was very good both times. There is a great terrace with sun shades and views over the city and the water. The staff are very pleasant and the food we had ( tuna salad and prawn salad...More

1  Thank MikeAtsill
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for a beer and snack walking down fomrom Jose fortress. Very good virw of the city. Fast service.

Thank Frode U
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I was curious as to why a restaurant with such a position and view had so little people eating, on more then one occasion passing by. Bruschetta on soggy bread with melted cheese, covered in oregano. It was awful. The sangria was awful as well.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Just had dinner there 2 nights ago. The view is absolutely amazing, you can see the river from the restaurant and it's beautiful. The food was very good, serving both Mozambique and Portuguese dishes. The staff is one of the best I ever experienced, very...More

Thank António V
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calcada do Marques de Tancos, Lisbon 1100-340, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 7056
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Located in the historic center of Lisbon, between Largo do Castelo de Caldas and S. Jorge, the Zambezi Restaurant offers a superb view of the downtown Lisbon and the Tagus river. The Zambeze Restaurant retrieves the best gastronomic tradition of Portugal´s Beira region, recreated in its presentation and the amazing fusion of African flavors. The decor boasts many iconic elements of Portuguese culture, including earthenware pieces of Bordallo Pinheiro on the inside and outside, two tile panels designed by the artist Paul Ossião, with meals served in dishes Vista Alegre. The offer is complemented by a terrace of 300 m2. The ideal choice for late afternoon, valuing the splendid framework, a record cosmopolitan, modern and relaxed. Opening hours from 10am to 23h every day. Offering two hours of parking for customers of the restaurant
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