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Timpanas

) #2,503 of 3,676 Restaurants in Lisbon $$ - $$$ Portuguese, European
Rua Gilberto Rola 22 24, Lisbon 1350-155, Portugal
+351 21 390 6655
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible7%
3 Oct 2016
“Really kind staff, great musicians, exquisite cuisine, but rude customers.”
23 Aug 2016
“Good entertainment but way too crowded!”
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Portuguese, European
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$$ - $$$
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Rua Gilberto Rola 22 24, Lisbon 1350-155, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The beef was cooked well.The group of traditional dancers was the most appreciated ,but the rest was not possible to be appreciated, not a bit of interest, of the audience. It was not our fault that it was the noise of glasses. Too many people...More

Thank Groza I
FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Timpanas, responded to this review

Dear Client, The atmosphere of a place of fado (Fado House) also depends on the visitors; because of that, we must admit that sometimes doesn´t evolve as desirable. Annyway, good to know that is was possible to appreciate. Timpanas was happy to welcome you, thank...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We've been welcomed by a kind and nice maître(?) that immediately guided us to our table in a room with a pleasant historic taste and where every table have a good view on the performing stage. Soon the staff took our order and advised us...More

Thank UmbertoGalimberti
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Three of us had booked fixed a vegetarian dinner package with Fado @40 Euro per person. On arrival the staff started asking all type of questions and suggested few vegetarian dishes. And also that for wine one had to order a wine bottle. Among three...More

Thank vinay b
FadoandFood, Manager at Timpanas, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, As far as we inquired, there were several misunderstandings, starting on regular price of of our menus (€ 50,00/per Person) informed by the hotel. Because of that, our manager made a reduction on the bill. As a matter of fact there is not...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were at Timpanas for dinner on a Globus tour. The room was so crowded with other tour groups that I could not turn my chair to see the show. It was too crowded to stand up to walk to the bathroom. There were several...More

Thank billandmarva123
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We had dinner here as part of a Vantage trip to Lisbon and the Douro. The restaurant is packed so tightly with tables that it is hard to move around and the waiters had a difficult time serving the meal. The food was okay, some...More

Thank MDavisTucson_AZ
FadoandFood, Gerente at Timpanas, responded to this review

Hello, What remains from your review is a friendly recomendation, very good to read it! Thank you very much!

Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

The fado and folk dance were good, but they didn't last long. As for the food, nothing special neither in terms of presentation nor in taste. Sincerely, I had dinner at better places in the city centre. Last but not least, considering their prices, I...More

1  Thank Lucas L
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is a place to learn a little bit more about portuguese culture. This concept is really good but in this house they don't do a good job because everything is so fast and confusing. People dancing, waiter serving, a lot of tables in the...More

Thank WindsorFonseca
FadoandFood, Gerente at Timpanas, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, It was certanly a busy day, anyway we shoul consider your point of view and thank you for visit us. Best regards!

Reviewed 20 August 2015

The staff was outstanding, the food was great and the performers were fantastic. Cant wait to visit this place again when I travel back to Lisbon.

Thank Joaozinho1962
FadoandFood, Gerente at Timpanas, responded to this review

Thanks, we are fired up with your statement. Please, we would like to find you once more at Timpanas.

Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I highly disrecommend this place because, first, the prices are ridiculously high, and second, the spectacle, despite the good job of the singers, is treated with no respect. First, it is overpriced by a factor of 1.5 almost with respect to other Fado places, in...More

Thank Anabel A
FadoandFood, Gerente at Timpanas, responded to this review

First of all, we would like to thank you for the visit and the review, despite the observations. We could agree about the distractions and the loud speaking and the uncontrolled gadgets. We must pay more attention to this point. Anyway, you must face the...More

Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Food was excellent. I was engaged at the one in Ft. Lauderdale. This place is awesome and the live band (jazz) was great. Not too loud and created the perfect environment. If I could give any constructive criticism it would be that this location seemed...More

Thank John C
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Sandra Lia G
Estive no Timpanas e achei tudo ótimo!!! Estou indicando para uns amigos é preciso saber qual o bairro que o Timpanas está localizado? Grata e até muito breve🌷
13 January 2017|
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Response from FadoandFood | Property representative |
Prezada Senhora Sandra L., O restaurante (casa de fado) Timoanas situa-se no Bairro de Alcântara, próximo da zona ribeirinha que tem vindo a ser revitalizada. Destaque-se a abertura recente do Museu de Arte, Arquitectura e... More
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Sergio Z
Por favor:é fácil conseguir táxi, na volta para o hotel??? A casa aceita reservas?? Obrigado. Sérgio.
29 January 2015|
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Response from Claudete M | Reviewed this property |
Ola! Estavamos em grupo e a responsavel fez a reserva. Pelo que soube, tem que ser feita reserva sempre. Tem horario para iniciar e terminar, então você pode combinar com o taxista. Vale a pena!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
20:00 - 02:00
Monday
20:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
20:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
20:00 - 02:00
Thursday
20:00 - 02:00
Friday
20:00 - 02:00
Saturday
20:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Gilberto Rola 22 24, Lisbon 1350-155, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 390 6655
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