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Darwin's Cafe

Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
+351(0)210 480222
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (25 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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07:00 - 22:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent dinner experience with a good view to the river Tejo. Besides the terrace, restaurant has very stylish inside zone. Highly recommended

Thank Anastasia V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As i have tried a lot of restaurants in Lisbon , this one has an amazing view and terrace plus the food is delicious! The service is also good !

Thank siham z
Reviewed 6 days ago

One year after the last visit to Darwin Cafe we ​​return to enjoy an extremely pleasant light lunch on the terrace. The salad of figs and ham charmed me by its simplicity and accompanied by the suggested white sangria (choice I never make) resulted beautifully....More

Thank JeSuiGourmet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to the almost empty cafe for lunch. There was no one to seat us, so we picked a table in the first row with a view of the water. The Blond-Lady-Manager came straight to us with a question "MAY I HELP YOU?" What kind...More

Thank sme842017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to be a regular costumer. The food is decreasing the quality and the service is so so, although everyone try to be nice and gentle. The prices are nice. Enjoy the atmosphere! Is really awesome! The place it self is great! Don't mind...More

Thank Jorge G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

yeah, sure, the view is amazing, but I recall going here a while ago and it was much better. This time we ordered Gazpacho, and while it didn't say in the menu, we found small pieces of ham at the bottom of the plate... not...More

2  Thank carlottac33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We already have been at this restaurant another time that was very good. The last time we ordered some risotto with cheese and vegetable samosa. Everything lacked taste. The place is beautiful.

3  Thank invocator
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in a superb piece of modern architecture - well worth the visit even if not enjoying the food in Darwin's restaurant. The decor and atmosphere is "up-market". We stopped in for lunch one very warm day and ate on the beautiful...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite places in Lisbon. It's located by the river Tejo, and it's a pleasant spot for the end of the day. All dishes are well prepared, and normally there is a chefe menu. I suggest to previously make a reservation, and if...More

Thank Helder_Rui_Cardoso
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

You should make a visit just for the view you have from the terrace. If it's above 25 degrees consider staying inside, even in the shadow it gets too hot outside, and have the coffee on the terrace. The food is amazing. The risotto (with...More

Thank Ana M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Brasilia Ala B Fundacao Champalimaud, Lisbon 1400-038, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Belem
  • Neighbourhood: Belem
  • Phone Number: +351(0)210 480222
  • E-mail
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