Rua Luís Fernandes, 1 - 3 1249-062 Lisbon
Telephone number
(+351) 210 456 210


Lisbon: Contact us


We're looking forward to seeing you again! Face-to-face classes for adults and young learners are back from the end of September. Exams are taking place as usual. Register now! Contact us (email/phone only) for details.

Day Telephone enquiries
Monday 10.00-13.00;
Tuesday 10.00-19.00
Wednesday 10.00-19.00
Thursday  10.00-19.00
Friday 10.00-19.00
Saturday August: closed
Rest of the year: 10.00-13.00 and 13.30-17.00
Sunday Closed

Lisbon: School

If you or your child want to study general English or prepare for an English language exam, our English school in Lisbon is the perfect place to start.

We offer:

  • structured courses from beginners to advanced levels for young learners from 3 to 17 years old and adult-only classes
  • help to prepare you for exams
  • specially focussed courses for groups or individuals at your company or institution
  • you will also gain access to the British Council's Student Portal, where you can find news, help, practice, as well as records of attendance and assessment.

The British Council provides facilities for students with certain special needs. Contact us to find out how we can help.

Our historic main office, the Palácio Menino de Ouro, opened in 1942 and was totally refurbished a few years ago. 

We’re very proud of our works of art from the British Council Collection, which are on display throughout the building. We also have a large garden with many rare trees and plants. 

Our café offers a range of food and drinks.

Public areas are equipped with WiFi.

Visit the British Council in Lisbon online. Take a look using our 360º virtual tour

Parking: on the local streets (paid) or in the car park opposite the Procuradoria Geral da República.

Buses: 773, 758 or walk from Rato

Tram: 24E

Metro: Rato

Lisbon: Classes

Day Normal class times
Monday none 
Tuesday 10.00-20.30 
Wednesday 14.30-22.00  
Thursday 10.00-20.30   
Friday 14.00-20.30  
Saturday 10.00-17.15 
Sunday Closed

Opening hours may vary during holidays 

Contact and location


Where we are:

Rua Luís Fernandes, 1 - 3

T: (+351) 210 456 210

Please use our online form to contact us