Iconic Café Ceuta reopens to the public with all its original charm

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From 8 am to midnight, the doors are once again open at the renovated Café Ceuta, located at number 26 of the street that gives it its name, located in the city center.

The iconic Café reopened to the public this week, after two years of refurbishment works, delayed due to the pandemic.

It features a bar and restaurant service, background music, live music at dinner time, and three decorative snooker tables, in memory od past times.

Inaugurated on July 18th, 1953, the venue was for a long time, a place for cultural get together and political encounters, and it is now reborn maintaining its original features, as Nuno Castro, entrepreneur, states to Jornal de Notícias. The rehabilitation works maintained the splendour of the marbles, the crystals, the tables, the counters, the panels, and paintings, in a retro decoration alluding to the conquest of Ceuta, with the charm of the 1950s.

Let us also recall that Café Ceuta was the set for a scene in the movie “Porto”, the first widely distributed film shot in the Invicta, by Brazilian director Gabriel Cinge, which placed the city in the international cinema route.