Much more
than a restaurant
Tavares restaurant is one of the greatest symbols of gastronomy and architecture in Lisbon.
A true gastronomic
Take a journey in time, full of memories and emotions, in a place that belongs to the imagery of Lisbon.
Discover the history
Three centuries
of history
Tavares is one of the oldest restaurants in Europe – open since 1784 – and still boasts the name of the Tavares brothers who took over the business in 1823. It became a cult establishment among cooks and gourmands from all around the world with a past closely intertwined with the history of Portugal itself.
Exclusive and Sophisticated
In 1861, the entrepreneur Vicente Caldeia had a desire to make Tavares “the most chic place in Lisbon”. It rapidly became a national icon and one of the world’s most exclusive restaurants.

The chefs have changed over the years, but Tavares remains one of the most sophisticated and historic restaurants in Lisbon.
Join us in an an unforgettable journey that gathers the contemporary Portuguese flavours with Tavares history, being one of the oldest restaurants in Europe.

Enjoy our tasting menu “Tavares” or choose à la carte where you will find options that reflect the history of the restaurant like the Sole Meunière and the Partridge “Convento de Alcântara”.

The Cod “à Brás” and the desserts that represent the classic French pastry like the Pistachio soufflé, the Tarte Tatin with sour cream ice-cream or the Crème Brûlée with Madagascar vanilla, are other options that you cannot miss.
Rua da Misericórdia, 37
1200-270 Lisboa, Portugal


Tavares is closed for architectural rehabilitation.


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