“Casa Coelho”, located in “Rua do Corvo” and with 86 years of history, is one of the most emblematic fabric shops in “Baixa de Coimbra”.
It was in 1971 that Joaquim Coelho and his wife Dona Zilda, owners of the store, employed Mr. Manuel António. Young and dynamic at the time, he sparked a new buzz in the store. Recognizing unmatched qualities in the young employee, the Coelho couple decided to offer a partnership to Mr. Manuel António.
Later, in 1983, when the Joaquim Coelho passed away, Mr. Manuel António became the sole owner of the store. Thus began a new era in “Casa Coelho”.
Mr. Manuel António quickly decided to open another space in response to the increasing demand and began to offer higher quality fabrics and bridal articles. Later, he created his own Atelier to make tailor-made dresses.
Mr. Manuel António believes that one of the factors that dictates Casa Coelho’s success is the fact that he buys stock not for low costs, but because of the quality and customer satisfaction that comes with it. In recent years, the number of employees has been decreasing but the quality of care remains and is a living example of what characterizes the traditional commerce of Coimbra.
Monday to Friday from 9am to 8pm and Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Contact: 239 854 280