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By The Wine

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene

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About
By The Wine is a cosmopolitan and trendy restaurant located at Lisbon's heart. At the historical city centre, one can find a unique ambient, extraordinary gastronomy options that leaves no-one indifferent. Although we opened doors in January 2015, we already made our way into some of the main international press editions like USA Today, Financial Times, L'Express or El País. To go together with the very special and exclusive wine selection of José Maria da Fonseca – oldest winemaker's family in Portugal –By The Wine offers various gastronomic options that include, among others, homemade bread from the Algarve, Iberian acorn ham and country sausages from Guijuelo (Salamanca area), a choice of
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews tapas cheese board quesadilla salmon ceviche charcuterie ham bread steak wine bottles jose maria sat at the bar nice wine bar great atmosphere by the glass amazing wine different wines wine lovers
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After a great deal of travel and walking from train to hotel, we stopped in to the first spot that looked attractive, found the concept perfectly suitable for a refreshment and snack. Extensive winelist (I think composed of house wines) plus interesting snack menu and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you like good wine and tasty food then well worth a visit. The decor inside is pretty cool, with all the bottles of wine and barrels everywhere. We enjoyed a lovely bottle of red whilst sharing a Charcuterie board, then went onto a couple...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place for excellent quality and good value food. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff in a quirky setting. Very Instagrammable ceiling!

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in for wine and break from the rain and was not disappointed. Wonderful wine choice and careful recommendations from the staff. Fresh hot bread, freshly cut Iberico ham with an amazing cheese selection.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very cool vibes, great friendly staff, perfect place for a cheeky glass of wine, or 10, and a delicious presunto iberico to snack on!

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indeed its called by the Wine...it has a pretty significant appeal to be a bar yet the manager is only interested in serving dinners to tourists with fat pockets...so most of you reading this probably dont care since yes its a nice place...has a good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Nônô B, Proprietário at By The Wine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christopher, I am really very sorry for your bad experience and would like to let you know that this manager is no longer working at By The Wine as such a behaviour is tottaly against our instructions and policy. This of course does not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Divine Foir Gras + Spicy Sardines + Local Portugese Cheese Selections. Service was outstanding. Highly Recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this trendy wine bar a couple of times during our recent visit to Lisbon. We enjoyed a lazy bottle of wine or two along with a couple of generous platters of Iberico ham. Other platters were available with different local meats and cheeses...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Wine barrels, bottles, and overall décor set it apart. The tapas and wine were delicious. The waiter was accommodating and there was great customer service. Have your camera ready as there's lots throughout worth snapping a photo of.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 3 January 2019

I've been in By the wine during my trip to Lisbon with my friends. We really liked the place,is very comfortable and nice atmosphere. We spent our first night and our last night. We tried the cheese,different type of ham and salami. And the wine...Just...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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AdamJT2020
10 October 2018
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Response from Rita A | Reviewed this property
Hi Adam, try to take a look at the menu at their site bythewine.pt/pdf/AF-CartaVinhos-GARRAFA.pdf
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