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The Old Pharmacy

#78 of 3,829 Restaurants in Lisbon}
$$ - $$$European, Portuguese,
Rua Diario de Noticias | 1200, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 347 3034
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (33 reviews)
“cheese plate” (12 reviews)
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European, Portuguese, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
Rua Diario de Noticias | 1200, Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting portuguese wines with tapas for a lovely short stay. We loved to test at this lovely place different Portos and wines from Douro and Alentejo.

Thank Walter A. B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cosy wine bar is really worth a visit. They offer an enormous amount of different wines. The service could have been better. They seems a bit unprofessional.

Thank Looking_for_charme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pharmacy is a delightful little tapas and wine bar located in the barrio alto district of Lisbon. The restaurant is stylishly decorated with hundreds of bottles of wine around the walls, as well as empty wine barrels which act as tables. The food was...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you try to sit in the main section, the other area is a little quiet and featureless. Wonderful wines to accompany wonderful meats and cheeses. Good mix of locals and tourists. Recommend either booking or getting there early, as it's tiny.

Thank GuyinGuildford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Pharmacy is such fun! The atmosphere is great and the staff so friendly (all English speaking) we even ended up buying a few of their branded t-shirts. I have been there twice - last Sept and Aug 2017. This year, our visit was...More

Thank worldtraveller185
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The staff is really friendly and able to speak English and help recommend wines. We had some lovely wine but Unfortunately we took a chance and ordered the pate. Big mistake. I'm sure the other food Is lovely and I wouldn't discount the place as...More

Thank LAG2378
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

It's a very nice bar in Barrio Alto with a great selection of portos. The only thing I didn't like was that we arrived at around 11.30 and just after we had our drinks they told us they were closing. We didn't have time to...More

Thank Nemy1985
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Nice place for wine tasting. We went for the white wines from the area around Lisbon. If the owner notices you are really interested, he takes the time to help you. If not he takes the menu including all info on wine areas asap from...More

Thank SJL v
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I weren't very hungry but wanted something yum to pick at. The cheese platter was exactly what we wanted. Cheeses were amazing, very fresh and authentic. I asked for a dry, fruity and soft white wine and got exactly that for €4,90...More

Thank kikiturner
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Decor, staff, wine selection specially the Vista Alegre Port selection were all excellent. Very trendy and difficult to get a table on the weekend.

Thank Marlon O
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12 January 2017|
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Response from Hellomaisie | Reviewed this property |
I would doubt it can sit 50 people. As a couple we didn't need to reserve.
ian T
30 May 2015|
Response from Vijay D | Property representative |
Hi goodevening! It was vieira de sousa 10 year white port (50cl bottle) Hoping to see you soon Many thanks Regards Vijay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Portuguese, Wine Bar
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Diario de Noticias | 1200, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 21 347 3034
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