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Mediterranean Restaurant

Book House

20 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

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Cristina
Cristina
January 21, 2021
THE ESTABLISHMENT HAS BEEN AT RUA GALERIAS PARIS, FOR DECADES. FIRST, IT WAS A BOOKSTORE (“CASA DO LIVRO” IN ENGLISH IS “BOOK HOUSE”). IN 2007, IT WAS TRANSFORMED INTO A CAFÉ-BAR KEEPING ITS BOOKISH NAME AND DÉCOR. TODAY, CASA DO LIVRO IS A COMFORTABLE, COOL AND CLASSY PLACE FOR RELAXING WITH A…
Daniel
Daniel
December 9, 2018
The typical fancy bar with paid entrance and queueing. You'd need to be well dressed to enter. The bar was a library converted into a bar, which makes the interior quite unique. Beware that as it might get very packed, on some nights there isn't a lot of space inside.
Pedro
Pedro
October 19, 2018
Classy cool bar in an old bookstore.
Hugo
Hugo
August 7, 2018
Cool place to have a drink.
Own Places
Own Places
June 20, 2018
It's one of the best bars in downtown

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Location
85 R. da Galeria de Paris
Porto, Porto 4050-151
Phone+351 919 676 969
Reservations
Yes
Credit cards
Yes
Outdoor seating
Yes
Wifi
Yes
Menus
Brunch, lunch, dinner
Drinks
Wine, full bar, cocktails
Dining options
No delivery
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