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Adega Machado

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Fado - an introduction

We attended "Fado in the Box" at Adega Machado in Lisbon recently. The 17 Euro ticket includes a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winnipeg, Canada
pleasure tip to Portugal

Great place. Good food and Great music. Nice atmosphere. attentive waiters. Bathrooms clean, very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tia M
Suffolk, Virginia
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In 1937 it was named "Barrete Verde" but soon iit was changed to the final name that acquired national and international fame: ADEGA MACHADO. Today one may find a Fado House that renders homage to its history, to the founders and to all those who...more
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Rua do Norte 91 | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-284, Portugal
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodré
+351 21 342 2282
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended "Fado in the Box" at Adega Machado in Lisbon recently. The 17 Euro ticket includes a 50 minute Fado performance (2 singers + 2 musicians), a generous glass of wine and some nice appetizers (cheese, olives, presunto). Held in an intimate venue (capacity...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful intimate setting, great singers and nice snacks included in the very affordable price. Was a wonderful experience. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sd_suzanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation without having known anything about the place or of Fado to be honest. The show was incredible! Instrumental and singers played in perfect harmony, amplifying each other’s voices and strumming on our emotions experatrly. Well done!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DonJulio321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place. Good food and Great music. Nice atmosphere. attentive waiters. Bathrooms clean, very nice restaurant. Fado singer were great. We had 4 singer, two men, two women. Not sure if they were connected to the restaurant.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tia M
Reviewed 10 December 2018

I visited Adega Machado with three friends on a Saturday night. We had another Fado-restaurant recommended, but had not made a reservation, so we were a bit lost and was then directed to this place by another restaurant. The waiters and maitre d were really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MsHaslund
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We saw Fado in a Box at Adega Machado in the early evening rather than the whole evening with a meal. I absolutely adore guitar folk music and this was a new treat as I had never heard of fado before. The musicians were wonderful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katy C
Reviewed 21 November 2018

I was with a group of friends and as someone suggested to our leader that we go there for the 9pm show which was with dinner, my wife and I joined them not to remain alone. . Although the guitar music was quite relaxing, in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MartinR3384
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

We were booked into this restaurant through the hotel we were staying at promising good traditional Portuguese food plus the added bonus of entertainment while we ate in the form of live music. Unfortunately we didn’t stick around for the music so we cannot comment...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank clairebS5103TQ
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Four of us came here on our last night in Lisbon. Having just had a look some of the reviews here, we should have done a bit of research before deciding at the last minute that we needed to see some fado. We arrived at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Blackiecat46
Reviewed 8 September 2018

My family of 5 (2 adults and 2 teens, 1 pre-teen) were lucky to find Fado in the Box at the very special Adega Machado in Lisbon, a place steeped in Fado history. The experience is unique because it is offered from 5-6pm with light...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Easiest way is just to call restaurant. It caters for tourists and all staff seemed to speak good English.
Medhat R
14 August 2016|
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Response from FadoandFood | Property representative |
Hi Rizzia, your testomony is really worth. Tnhank you very much, hope to welcome you again!