Bica Lift (Elevador de Bica)
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Bica Lift (Elevador de Bica)

One of Lisbon’s funiculars, this is located in a part of the capital that overlooks the Tagus River, providing some gorgeous views. The funicular course traverses up a road of homes that were constructed during the 18th century and certainly makes for a fun ride.

Carmo Archaeological Museum (Convento do Carmo)
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Carmo Archaeological Museum (Convento do Carmo)

The ruined Carmo Convent is one of Lisbon’s most hauntingly beautiful sights. It stands as a reminder of the devastating 1755 earthquake that destroyed most of the city, although the Gothic architecture dates back to the 14th century. An archaeological museum is housed in the old altar and has an eclectic collection of treasures that include eerie South American mummies.

How to get there
Phone
+351 134 786 29
Clock of the Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square)
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Clock of the Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square)

This arch is your gateway to the city and gives you the change to see the wonderful Tegus River. The square in which it sits was originally designed to welcome visitors arriving by boat – and you can still see huge cruise liners docked in the ports today. Markets often take place in the square and there are an array of bars and cafes from where you can admire the view of the clock.

Feira de Ladra
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Feira de Ladra

This outstanding flea market is an exciting place to spend a few hours exploring the many stalls on offer – from antique tiles and furniture to clothing and records, there’s really something for everyone. Make sure to haggle hard and take a break in the indoor market for a bite to eat before you carry on your rummaging. Open Tuesdays and Saturdays.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 170 800
Jeronimos Monastery
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Jeronimos Monastery

The spectacular Jeronimos Monastery or Monastery of Santa Maria de Belém is one of the first things you’ll notice on a trip to Belém. It is a Portuguese monastery of the Order of St. Jerome and was built in the 16th century. It has, since 2016, the status of National Pantheon and is well worth a visit.

LX Factory
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LX Factory

A part of the city that remained unused for years has been regenerated to become LX Factory. A creative island occupied by companies and industry professionals has also become home to a diverse range of events in the fields of fashion, advertising, communication, multimedia, art, architecture and music. Generating a dynamic that attracts countless visitors, it’s one of Lisbon’s coolest places to hang out.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 143 399
MAAT
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MAAT

A new cultural centre in Lisbon, the recently opened MAAT has ambitions to host national and international exhibitions with contributions by contemporary artists, architects and thinkers. Their eclectic exhibits will surely draw you in, but the architecture of the space is itself enough to make you say ‘wow!’.

How to get there
Phone
+351 210 028 130
Museo de Azulejo Nacional
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Museo de Azulejo Nacional

Lisbon’s National tile museum is housed in an exquisite building with Middle Eastern influence. The architecture of the space and garden cafe will entice you in, as well as a gorgeous selection of tiles to marvel at. Keep an eye out for the temporary exhibitions which often explore the close links Portugal still has with many ex colonial territories.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 100 340
The Eiffel Lift (Elevador da Gloria)
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The Eiffel Lift (Elevador da Gloria)

Installed in 1885, the Gloria funicular travels a distance of 275 metres, between downtown’s Restauradores Square and Rua de São Pedro de Alcântara in Bairro Alto. It takes about two minutes in total, and a ride gives you the chance to take a look at the Street Art Gallery, where seven panels give selected artists the opportunity to present their murals.

Tram 28
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Tram 28

A trip to Lisbon isn’t complete without a ride on the Tram 28 – but be prepared to queue! The journey allows you to take in all of the city’s sights on an old rickety tram that is still surviving from the 1930s – one of the best ways to get around and to avoid all of those hills…

How to get there
Phone
+ 351 966 718 793
100 Maneiras
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100 Maneiras

It used to be located in Cascais but moved to the capital in 2009. The gastronomic excellence has been maintained but the prices have gone down. The chef is still Ljubomir Stanisic, a Bosnian who’s made Lisbon his home and who uses the city’s Ribeira Market to find the freshest ingredients for his daily creations. A famous dish due to its presentation is the cod hanging from clothes pins. The wine list is also good and everything is served in a small dining area, so booking in advance is recommended.

How to get there
Phone
+351 910 307 575
Altis Avenida Hotel
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Altis Avenida Hotel

A boutique hotel in Lisbon reviving the glamour of the Portuguese 40s. With 70 rooms, the panoramic Restaurant Rossio and central location near Lisbon’s iconic Rossio and Restauradores squares.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 044 0000
CCB Centro Cultural de Belém
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CCB Centro Cultural de Belém

Centro Cultural de Belém is managed by a foundation that aims to promote culture, developing creation and dissemination in all its forms, from theater to dance, from classical music to jazz, from opera to cinema.

How to get there
Phone
21 361 2400
1300 Taberna
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1300 Taberna

This restaurant at Lx Factory includes a terrace and a wine bar with its own menu which is a good choice for lunch. The cuisine is contemporary Portuguese, using seasonal and organic products. It also serves brunch on Sundays.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 649 170
Bairro Alto Hotel
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Bairro Alto Hotel

Member of The Leading Hotels of the World and pioneer in the concept of Luxury Boutique Hotels – 5 stars – in Portugal, Bairro Alto Hotel is located between two of the most emblematic neighbourhoods in Lisbon, the bohemian Bairro Alto and the charming and elegant Chiado. The Hotel preserves elements from iconic buildings dated from the 18th century, in an irreverent and constant harmony between the classic and the contemporary.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 340 8288
MUDE Museu do Design e da Moda
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MUDE Museu do Design e da Moda

*The museum building is temporarily closed for works of integral rehabilitation.

While the works take place we continue to develop a cultural and exhibition program in the city and in the country, that we call MUDE OUTSIDE.

A Cevicheria
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A Cevicheria

A giant octopus (made of sponge) hanging from the ceiling draws the attention of passers-by on the street, and it’s an indication of what’s served insideceviche. This traditional Peruvian dish made of raw fish, also has a Portuguese version here with cod. Alternatively, there are tacos andaempanadas, and even a tasting menu so you may try several dishes. To wash it all down, there’s pisco sour, a drink also from Peru. The restaurant does not accept reservations.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 038 815
Belmonte Palácio
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Belmonte Palácio

Former residence of a noble family dating back to 1449, the hotel has sitting rooms like no other: More than 3,800 blue-and-white Portuguese tiles from the 1700’s cover the walls, complemented by dreamy fado music. I felt as if we had the entire palace to ourselves, as though we were breathing in living history of those walls.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 881 6600
Museu da Electricidade
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Museu da Electricidade

This museum is housed in a group of buildings classified as national heritage – the Central Tejo or Lisbon power station. Besides the building itself, the main interest is the machinery used to supply electricity to the city of Lisbon in the first half of the 20C. It includes 19C dynamos and electric motors, steam engines, high-pressure boilers, hydraulic generators and other tools and equipment.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 002 81 90
A Praça
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A Praça

This cool vintage space, with a display of fresh produce to be used in the kitchen, always has a lively atmosphere. The bar by the door is where you have a gin as you wait for your table, before choosing from a varied menu.

How to get there
Phone
+351 210 991 792
Bessahotel Liberdade
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Bessahotel Liberdade

An elegant building, located in the heart of Lisbon, on the famous Avenida Liberdade. This four-star Bessahotel Liberdade has modern and elegant facilities. It offers elegant rooms, with modern vintage-style decoration.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 321 0500
Mercado da Ribera
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Mercado da Ribera

Mercado da Ribeira (also known as Mercado 24 de Julho) is Lisbon’s main food market since 1892, when it opened with an iron interior and a large oriental dome. In 2014 it was taken over by Time Out Lisboa magazine, whose management added stalls offering food and traditional local products.

A Taberna da Rua das Flores
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A Taberna da Rua das Flores

Locals mingle with tourists by the door of this small restaurant, in long waits for a spot at one of the few tables available, as everyone knows that the dishes of the day are worth the wait. Almost everything is traditional Portuguese cuisine, with the occasional exotic surprise.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 479 418
Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel
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Epic Sana Lisboa Hotel

With a privileged and strategic location in Lisbon – in Amoreiras and a short distance from Marquês de Pombal and Avenida da Liberdade – EPIC SANA Lisboa is the ideal hotel for any visit to the capital, both for leisure or business.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 159 7300
A Travessa
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A Travessa

Belgian and Portuguese cuisine is served in this beautifully restored 17th century convent whose lovely cloistered courtyard makes it one of the most romantic restaurants in the city. In addition to the high quality of the food, it also has a good selection of wines and its own freshly baked bread.

Be sure to book ahead.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 940 800
Eurostars Das Letras
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Eurostars Das Letras

The Eurostars Das Letras Hotel is one of the most rewarding and breakaway novelties that has happened in the last few years by the Tagus estuary. It is a luxury establishment where the secret ingredients of our recipe are blended in perfect proportions: design, top quality comfort, the latest in technological advances and, of course, literature and more literature.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 357 3094
Alfarroba
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Alfarroba

Excellent vegan cuisine, probably the best in Lisbon. A splendid selection of crepes, amongst other dishes, and delicious carob dessert. Quality ingredients. All very tasty. You can choose between small and large plate at a very affordable price.

How to get there
Phone
+351 932 881 545
Eurostars Museum
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Eurostars Museum

On the banks of the Tagus River lies one of the most special hotels in the already magical city of Lisbon. Echoes of another time resound through the hills of the Portuguese capital, the same eras conserved today in the Eurostars Museum 5*. This unique building presents a valuable cultural heritage which dates back several centuries. 

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 116 6100
Aqui Há Peixe
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Aqui Há Peixe

Is one of the Lisbon Coast’s best-known restaurants. For years it was located by the beach of Comporta in the Troia peninsula, and was renowned for the freshness of its fish. That freshness and cooked-to- perfection standards were maintained with the move to the center of Lisbon, and the fish comes straight from the ocean, not fish farms. The bright dining area is simple and relaxed.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 432 154
Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisboa
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Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisboa

Long considered Lisbon’s premier luxury hotel and located right in the heart of the city, Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon provides a glorious bird’s-eye view of the city’s stunning historic sites – and makes the perfect starting point for exploring its unique architecture. Designed with the intention of marking Lisbon’s name internationally and adding to the prestige of the Portuguese hotel industry, the Hotel is truly a landmark establishment in all senses of the word.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 381 1400
Atira-te ao Rio
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Atira-te ao Rio

Good food, good music and simplicity. These are some of the adjectives that describe Atira-te ao Rio. A restaurant directly engaged with the roots of the area. It awakens all the senses highlighting the origin, freshness of the products and their preparation

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 275 1380
Heritage Avenida Liberdade Hotel
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Heritage Avenida Liberdade Hotel

Located at Lisbon’s main avenue – Avenida da Liberdade – this 18th Century Townhouse is decorated by the Portuguese architect Miguel Cancio Martins. Heritage Avenida Liberdade was the winner of the Historic Rehabilitation Prize 2008 of Portuguese Real State Oscars and was also listed in the Condé Nast Traveler Hot List 2007.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 340 4040
Aura
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Aura

Opting for contemporary cuisine, the menu is entirely inspired by the local delicacies. Their kitchen encourages the best and most demanding customers to spend quality time with family and friends for a meal of inspiration.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 346 9447
Hotel Avenida Palace
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Hotel Avenida Palace

The Hotel Avenida Palace, located in the center of Lisbon close to Bairro Alto and the Chiado, is a 5 star Hotel which combines luxury and charm and is regarded as part of the city’s historic heritage. Boasting an exceptional location between Lisbon’s Pombaline Downtown and the Avenida da Liberdade, elegant neoclassical architecture, sophisticated and luxurious decoration and more than a century of history, although completely renovated, the hotel occupies the boundary where tradition and innovation meet.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 321 8100
Bairro do Avillez
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Bairro do Avillez

Distinguished chef José Avillez’ latest spot is split into two spaces -the “Taberna” by the entrance for the chef’s “petiscos” (tapas), and the “Pátio” in a courtyard in the back, serving mostly fish and seafood.

How to get there
Phone
+351 215 830 290
Hotel Valverde
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Hotel Valverde

Located in the Avenida da Liberdade, in the most noble of Lisbon, Valverde Hotel opened its doors in September 2014. It reminds us of London and New-York Town Houses, with its classic and elegant style, it’s contemporary furniture, works of art and antiques. Its warm colours, the comfort of its fabrics and materials, its homey arrangement of space, are what distinguishes the Valverde Hotel from any other hotel in the surrounding area, an “Oasis of comfort and discreet luxury.”

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 094 03 00
Belcanto
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Belcanto

Located next to the São Carlos opera house, this restaurant has always been a popular choice for dinner after a show. It’s been serving Portuguese cuisine since it opened in the 1950s, and was taken over by Michelin-stared chef José Avillez in 2011. For this latest project Avillez has decided to keep some of the previous restaurant’s classic dishes, but his own old favorites and new innovative dishes are also part of the menu. The décor and atmosphere maintain the classic refinement.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 420 607
Inspira Santa Marta Hotel
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Inspira Santa Marta Hotel

Walk into Inspira Santa Marta Hotel and feel the unique atmosphere of this Boutique Hotel in Lisbon city center. Settled just a few steps away from Avenida da Liberdade, this spa hotel provides you all the peace and quiet you need whether for leisure or business.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 044 0900
Bella Ciao
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Bella Ciao

It’s the trattoria with the best tiramisu in town, and with good authentic Italian pastas at reasonable prices, so it usually attracts large groups. It can therefore be noisy, but you’re rewarded with good food and the delicious dessert.

How to get there
Phone
+351 210 935 708
Memmo Alfama
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Memmo Alfama

Located in the heart of the most typical district of Lisbon – Alfama – steps away from the Cathedral and the São Jorge Castle, memmo Alfama is already considered as one of the best hotels in Lisbon and is the first boutique hotel in the city’s historic area.

How to get there
Phone
+351 214 495 660
Bica do Sapato
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Bica do Sapato

The hippest restaurant in Lisbon for over a decade is still the place to see and be seen. It’s known for being co-owned by actor John Malkovich, but has remained popular mostly for its excellent gourmet cuisine and attractive minimalist space. It’s found in a renovated riverfront warehouse in front of Santa Apolonia train station and serves mostly contemporary Portuguese dishes, while upstairs is the place for some of the best sushi in the city.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 810 320
Memmo Príncipe Real
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Memmo Príncipe Real

Tucked away in a privilege location, home to a secret sightseeing spot with breathtaking views over the city and a gateway to explore one of the most charming neighborhoods in Lisbon.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 901 6800
Café Buenos Aires
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Café Buenos Aires

The name takes you to the Argentinean capital, but this popular restaurant is a blend of Buenos Aires, Paris, and Lisbon. Full on any day of the week, make sure you book your table in advance, and if the weather allows, sit at a table outside from where you get a fantastic view of the castle (although it’s just as pleasant inside, with its wonderful décor). The dishes to get are the Argentinean steak or the “salada boyard” which also comes in a vegetarian version. A second space has opened just a few feet from the first (“Café Buenos Aires na Fábrica”) in what used to be a bakery. Although the décor is slightly different (said to be a mix of a Lisbon and Paris café), the menu is the same.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 420 739
Monte Belvedere Boutique Hotel
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Monte Belvedere Boutique Hotel

In the charming Santa Catarina neighbourhood lies this boutique hotel, breathing a new lease of life in to a building that was a French perfume factory in the 1920s. Much of the original architecture remains, making it a lovely place to stay during your Lisbon visit.

How to get there
Phone
+351 914 176 969
Café São Bento
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Café São Bento

This restaurant facing São Bento Palace has a rather English pub style and is famous for its steaks. It’s also known for being open until very late, allowing for long dinner conversations among the upper-class 40-somethings (politicians and journalists) that usually fill the space.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 952 911
Myriad
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Myriad

With a unique location in the city of Lisbon, overlooking the Tagus River, the Myriad by SANA Hotels is an innovative and a one of a kind hotel.
176 rooms and 10 suites, with unparalleled views over the Tagus River and Parque das Nações, combined with a contemporary design and unique facilities, redefine the concept of luxury hotel.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 159 0600
Cantinho Do Avillez
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Cantinho Do Avillez

After Michelin star recognition at the historic Tavares restaurant, chef José Avillez decided to create his own little spot where he could present a simpler and varied cuisine but with the expected touch of sophistication. The result is this small, welcoming and comfortable space, with a bar where you can also sample some traditional dishes. The décor features tiles and vintage lighting, and the reasonable prices invite regular visits.

How to get there
Phone
+351 211 992 369
Olissippo Lapa Palace
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Olissippo Lapa Palace

Built in the 19th-century, this luxurious palace is nestled on a hilltop overlooking the Tagus River and presents guests with the ideal base for an unforgettable stay in Lisbon.
Tucked away in the city’s diplomatic quarter, Lapa Palace is set in a beautiful sub-tropical garden.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 394 9494
Casa de Pasto
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Casa de Pasto

Found on an upper floor, this restaurant presents a décor inspired in the Lisbon of the late 1800s and early 1900s. In the kitchen is Diogo Noronha, one of the most creative young chefs in town, who here goes back in time to earlier decades. Using a charcoal oven, he offers traditional dishes using contemporary techniques, from “petiscos” (tapas) to grilled sh. To top it all off, there’s a desserts cart.

How to get there
Phone
+351 963 739 979
Pestana Palace Lisboa
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Pestana Palace Lisboa

If you come spend a few days in Lisbon and you are looking for a sophisticated, unique and luxurious experience, stay at the sublime Pestana Palace Lisbon. One of the Leading Hotels of the World, those hotels recognized in the world over for their outstanding service and unique scenery. This luxury hotel, housed in the Palace of the Marquis of Valle Flor – built in the late nineteenth century – is a unique opportunity to combine the charm of bygone days and the absolute comfort of a contemporary stay.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 442 001
Casa Nepalesa
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Casa Nepalesa

Renowned as one of the best oriental restaurants in Lisbon, this nice cozy place enchants by a variety of exotic vegetarian dishes with the unique flavors of Nepal.

How to get there
Phone
+351 217 979 797
Sana Lisboa Hotel
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Sana Lisboa Hotel

Right in the heart of Lisbon – close to the emblematic Square of Marquês de Pombal and Avenida da Liberdade – SANA Lisboa Hotel is a modern hotel offering spacious rooms with contemporary decor and equipped with all conveniences, whether your stay is for business or pleasure.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 006 4300
Casanova
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Casanova

It opened in the now seemingly-distant year of 2000, but it continues to be one of the favorite pizzerias in town. There’s always a long line waiting for a spot on the communal tables, preferably outside on the terrace.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 877 532
Santa Clara 1728
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Santa Clara 1728

The building’s sense of intimacy is accomplished through a sensitive interplay of interior and exterior features.  Generous windows frame the unique brilliance of the Lisbon light which spills over the city and can be seen reflected in the river below.

How to get there
Phone
+351 934 418 316
Cervejaria Ramiro
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Cervejaria Ramiro

Now over-half-a-century-old, this seafood restaurant is more popular than ever, especially after Anthony Bourdain stopped by. Waiting in line is therefore unavoidable, but the reward is the quality seafood and a memorable meal.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 851 024
Santiago de Alfama
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Santiago de Alfama

This 15th century ´Palacio dos Castros´ has been given a new lease of life and is now home to Lisbon’s newest 5 star Boutique Hotel. Located on Rua de Santiago, the road where globalisation was financed, Christopher Columbus married and the start of the Caminho de Santiago de Compostela. Hotel Santiago de Alfama is perfectly located for the curious traveller.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 941 616
Clube de Jornalistas
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Clube de Jornalistas

A restaurant with personality and its own rhythms located in the heart of Lisbon. So welcoming that you feel as if you are right at home. The space consists of different rooms divided into areas where you can enjoy its fascinating cuisine based on a mix of concepts that offer a top-notch gastronomic show.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 397 7138
Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa
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Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa

More than 80 years of tradition, personalized service and a privileged location right on Avenida da Liberdade make the Tivoli Lisboa one of the city’s most emblematic luxury hotels and the obvious choice for famous figures from all over the world. It is just a short walk from traditional Portuguese neighbourhoods such as the Bairro Alto and Chiado and close to top international stores including Cartier, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 319 8900
Come Prima
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Come Prima

A must for Italian cuisine lovers. An ideal place to enjoy the excellent fresh pasta dishes and various appetizers that are all homemade. Don’t forget the wood-fired oven pizzas made with a selection of premium quality ingredients that are always fresh. We highly recommend that you check out the cellar full of national and international wines. At Come Prima they encourage you to discover new flavors and sensations.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 390 2457
Torel Palace
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Torel Palace

Torel Palace, means two historic mansions dating back to 1902 and 1904, owned by a private family and the church respectively. Situated on the Colina Sant´Ana in the very heart of Lisbon, Torel Palace looks over the city centre, a hidden gem and calm paradise in the hustle and bustle of the city.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 829 0810
Verride – Palácio Santa Catarina
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Verride – Palácio Santa Catarina

Located in Lisbon’s hipster Chiado quarter, the handsome four-storey building with views of the Tagus had, since it was built in 1750, changed hands several times until a few years ago when a consortium of private and public sector parties agreed to settle a messy and protracted legal battle by turning it into a modern boutique hotel.
In restoring the Pombalino interiors, architect Teresa Nunes da Ponte walked a fine line between keeping the ancient but still beautiful bones, whilst injecting a sophisticated modernity. 

How to get there
Phone
+351 211 573 055
Darwin’s Café
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Darwin’s Café

Inside the Campalimaud Foundation, a center of biomedical research, facing the river, is Darwin’s Café, serving meals throughout the day. There are three different menus; ones for lunch, another for the afternoon, and third for dinner.

How to get there
Phone
+351 217 979 797
Duplex
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Duplex

It started with a bar on the ground floor and a restaurant upstairs, but a renovation (and a new chef) in early 2017 introduced a new concept. Petiscos (small plates) joined the cocktails downstairs, while upstairs continues to offer more creative cuisine with various international influences.

How to get there
Phone
+351 915 162 808
Eleven
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Eleven

Lisbon’s most ambitious restaurant had its efforts recognized by a Michelin star in its first year. It’s found at the top of Edward VII Parkand offers views across
the city towards the river. The cutting-edge cuisine served in a sophisticated
and contemporary space make it one of the city’s most memorable gastronomic experiences. The German-born chef has worked at a 2-Michelin-starred restaurant in Spain so you’ll find a strong influence of Southern European flavors.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 862 211
Enoteca de Belem
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Enoteca de Belem

The Enoteca de Belem is a place dedicated to experimentation. A space for meeting people and varied flavors of gastronomic Mediterranean cuisine. They have professional service and their knowledge is excellent.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 363 1511
Faz Gostos
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Faz Gostos

The restaurant of chef Duval Pestana says it serves traditional Portuguese cuisine, but it’s a reinterpreted and refined version. The same can be said of the décor, featuring 18th-century tiles in a space that was once part of a convent but that man ages to also look contemporary. The wine list is excellent, with over 200 Portuguese and international choices. Also recommended is a stop at the bar for a cocktail by the Cinco Lounge team.

How to get there
Phone
+351 966 028 229
Feitoria
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Feitoria

The Feitoria is the true essence of Portuguese cuisine. Genuine flavors with current influences, where the most important things are quality and the product’s origin. Inspired by the adventurous spirit of the Portuguese navigators and by the routes discovered, Feitoria’s gastronomic style was developed based on traditional flavors with influences from the East.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 040 0207
Frade dos Mares
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Frade dos Mares

Frade dos Mares offers a cozy atmosphere to enjoy tempting proposals of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. The secret is in the quality of the selected products fused with traditional recipes.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 390 9418
Gambrinus
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Gambrinus

This Lisbon institution open since 1936 is found right in the center of the city. But this one is one of Lisbon’s top restaurants, and a must for seafood lovers. Everything arrives on your plate cooked to perfection, making the high prices seem quite reasonable. The most famous dish is the sopa rica de peixe, which has been a favorite for over 40 years. The space is decorated with exotic dark woods and there’s a large fireplace, around which businessmen, politicians and other famous faces are often seen dining.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 421 466
Gin Lovers & Less
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Gin Lovers & Less

The dishes that are shared here are created by chef Miguel Castro e Silva, who is known for his Portuguese cuisine, but who chose to offer tartares and gyozas, together with other international specialties here instead. The space is one of the most beautiful in the city — a Moorish courtyard in Ribeiro da Cunha Palace.

How to get there
Phone
+351 924 038 218
Ground Burger
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Ground Burger

It’s unquestionably Lisbon’s best burger joint. Located next to the gardens of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, it’s very popular at both lunch and dinner time, offering true American- style burgers accompanied by milkshakes or craft beers. The vegetarian option is one of the best in town.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 717 171
Hello, Kristof
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Hello, Kristof

A newcomer to the Lisbon coffee scene, this Nordic-inspired coffee shop is a relaxing place to work, read or simply sit back and sip. There is a great selection of magazines and publications for your perusal as well as freshly baked goods to keep you going. As it has a working cafe vibe, remember that they are closed on the weekends – so don’t be disappointed if you turn up and miss out on your caffeine fix!

How to get there
Phone
+351 917 282 505
Jardim dos Sentidos
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Jardim dos Sentidos

Jardim dos Sentidos is located in the centre of the city. Great atmosphere, service and a wide variety of tasty and visually beautiful dishes. A must for any vegetarian visitors to Lisbon.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 423 670
Largo
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Largo

Chef Miguel Castro e Silva moved from one of Portugal’s best restaurants in Porto (“Bull & Bear”) to Lisbon in 2009 and opened this restaurant in 2010. It’s right around the corner from the city’s opera house in a former cloister, and features an interior by Miguel Câncio Martins, the Portuguese designer who’s worked on major projects around the world, including Paris’ famous Buddha Bar. The menu lists the chef’s specialties, imaginative creations of contemporary Portuguese cuisine.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 347 7225
Lautasco
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Lautasco

Delicious food and great ambience make this one of the best hidden spots in Alfama. There is a lovely terrace to enjoy and the staff are incredibly attentive so you should definitely enjoy your typical Portuguese meal.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 860 173
Madragoa Café
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Madragoa Café

Places like this defines the unique atmosphere of Lisbon. The food is made with love and fresh products. The food is made with love and fresh products. The owners Cristina and Antonio are very friendly, they talk perfect english, and have plenty of interesting stories to share with the visitors.

How to get there
Phone
+35 121 400 54 47
Manteigaria
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Manteigaria

The long-running rivalry of where you can find the best Portuguese nata has a recent newcomer in the form of Manteigaria. Housed in a former butter factory, from which it takes it’s name, the natas here are absolutely divine – warm, buttery, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Proud pastry chefs ring the outside bell to alert eager sugar-hit fiends that freshly baked goodies are on their way out of the oven and ready to snap up. Make sure you give these a try.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 347 1492
Mini Bar
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Mini Bar

This is the fifth restaurant of distinguished chef José Avillez, and like the others, it’s in the Chiado district. It’s actually a “gastrobar” found in São Luiz Theater, and offers a menu of “petiscos” (tapas) and finger food. It’s a place that mixes sophistication and relaxation, with a theater-inspired décor and cuisine blending Portuguese traditions with inspirations from other corners of the globe. It opens at 6:30PM, and after dinner there’s bar service until late on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, for cocktails, wines, and craft beers.

How to get there
Phone
+351 211 305 393
O Asiático
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O Asiático

After “A Cevicheria” came “O Asiático,” where chef Kiko leaves Latin America and travels to Asia. This journey begins as soon as you enter, with a beautiful décor that includes spice jars, and ends at the table, with dishes that go from Thailand to Nepal.

How to get there
Phone
+351 211 319 369
O Talho, Parte e Reparte
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O Talho, Parte e Reparte

This space offers a butcher shop and a restaurant in contiguous areas, with the meat then directly from one room to the other. In the dining area gives to prove all kinds of stylish meat head, since the barrosã and the pig and lamb ribatejano maronesa alentejano. For lunch there is a daily menu most affordable prices. Highlights also include the wine cellar situated in the basement, where the customer can come in and bring the wine served at the meal.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 154 105
Olivier Avenida
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Olivier Avenida

The tasting menus at this restaurant have long been favorites in the city. It was originally located in Bairro Alto but has moved to Avenida da Liberdade where the mixture of Portuguese, French, and Mediterranean flavors are still served. It’s a gorgeously-designed space complete with teardrop chandeliers and mirrors.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 174 105
Palácio Chiado
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Palácio Chiado

This isn’t a restaurant, it’s a palatial space from the 1700s divided into several gastronomic experiences. Downstairs is a bar and options for lighter and faster meals, while upstairs are the more elaborate choices.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 010 1184
Paladar Zen
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Paladar Zen

A unique where one may enjoy the Zen ambiance and taste vegetarian food. Features a buffet which includes vegetable soup, several hot meals, vegetarian sushi, and a wide varieties of cold salads.

How to get there
Phone
+351 217 950 009
Panorama
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Panorama

At Panorama you can enjoy the most stunning views of the city and the Tagus River. What we have here is haute cuisine with a high quality gourmet menu. The design is modern and elegant with an open kitchen and an impressive wine cellar.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 312 0000
Pap’Açorda
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Pap’Açorda

The restaurant responsible for turning Bairro Alto into Lisbon’s trendiest dining neighborhood is still the most famous in the area. It opened in the 1980s in a classy, chandeliered space, presenting modern Portuguese cuisine, although it’s the traditional açorda (a bread stew) that brings almost everyone here, including local celebrities. Also famous is the delicious chocolate mousse, but if you want to try it all, you must book ahead.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 464 811
Pateo 13
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Pateo 13

Follow the scent of chargrilled fish to this local favourite tucked away on a small, festively decorated plaza in the Alfama. Join buzzing crowds hunkered over picnic tables as they feast on barbecued seafood and meats, washed down with ever-flowing Alentejan reds.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 888 2325
Pharmacia
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Pharmacia

It’s in a palace facing one of the city’s most popular lookout points, so it attracts many tourists and locals, especially to its terrace. In the curious interior, inspired by the pharmacies of yesteryear, chef Susana Felicidade presents Algarve-inspired “petiscos” (small plates) with her personal touch.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 462 146
Pinóquio
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Pinóquio

With tables outside facing the bustling Praça dos Restauradores, this restaurant attracts tourists but also many locals who have always enjoyed its seafood, especially its clams. The steaks are also popular, all served in a very relaxed, unpretentious ambience.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 465 106
Rio Maravilha
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Rio Maravilha

A former break room of factory workers, on a 4th floor, is now a gastropub paying tribute to the river Tagus and Rio de Janeiro. It’s still meant to be a place for socializing, during lunch, dinner, and drinks and meals in between, and still offers the same view of the river and of 25 de Abril Bridge. It mixes several unique cocktails and dishes created by renowned chef Diogo Noronha, fusing Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine using only seasonal ingredients.

How to get there
Phone
+351 966 028 229
Sala de Corte
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Sala de Corte

After a successful first year, this small restaurant by the Ribeira Market has refreshed its menu with new meat options and delicious desserts (such as the unforgettable red fruit pavlova). It’s the place for meat lovers, guaranteeing fulfilling meals at both lunch and dinner, at one of the few tables or at the counter.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 346 0030
Santo Antonio de Alfama
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Santo Antonio de Alfama

Celebrity photos plaster the walls of this charming restaurant in the heart of old Alfama. Despite the location, there is no one singing Fado or sardines on the menu. Instead, it blends traditional Portuguese dishes with international flavours, and offers a good list of starters. The crowds are often made up of artists and professionals who have been coming here for years.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 881 328
Sea Me
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Sea Me

This “modern fish market” is the place to enjoy all kinds of fish and seafood, prepared in Portuguese or Japanese style. The fish arrives from the Portuguese coast, from Sesimbra to Peniche and Algarve, guaranteeing freshness and a full house every day of the week.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 461 564
Solar Dos Nunes
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Solar Dos Nunes

Established in 1988 by a family of Alentejo, the Solas dos Nunes always stood for high quality requirement and the well-being it provides to its costumers. We take the traditional Portuguese cuisine respecting its most ancestrak values both in its technique as in excellence of our products. Our work is recognized by the Michellin Guide since 1994 and by gastronomic trophies such as the first place in the “Lisboa à Prova 2006”.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 364 7359
Solar dos Presuntos
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Solar dos Presuntos

Although located in an area surrounded by tourist restaurants, Solar dos Presuntos still stands out for its genuine atmosphere and quality cuisine. It offers excellent fish and seafood dishes (including the city’s best paella, according to some), but the roast kid and other quality meat dishes are other highlights. It’s all served in a cavernous interior that gets quickly packed, with walls covered in photos and caricatures of Portuguese celebrities from the past and present.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 424 253
Sushic
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Sushic

The Sushic is a comfortable space, relaxed, to enjoy the best Japanese delicacies on the South Bank of the Tejo.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 244 2270
Taberna Moderna
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Taberna Moderna

The concept here is sharing Portuguese and Spanish flavors at the table. It’s a spacious “petiscos”/tapas restaurant and includes the Lisbonita Gin Bar, an-all gins bar with dozens of different choices. It’s located just steps from Casa dos Bicos on the border between downtown and Alfama, with a décor mostly in wood reminiscent of the old Lisbon taverns but that is modern and welcoming.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 865 039
Tabik
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Tabik

Tabik is a project of unique creations, where diners have the opportunity to have free rein and let their imagination’s run wild. The cuisine is representative of the area, simple and creative; which will appeal to the senses of every patron.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 347 0549
Tagide
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Tagide

This restaurant is blessed with one of the best locations in Lisbon. Not only is it found in the central Chiado district, it also has one of the most fantastic views over the city. The lunch and dinner menus both offer an even number of meat and sh dishes together with a couple of vegetarian options. Next door is its “Wine & Tapas Bar” which also offers special lunch menus.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 404 010
Tasca de Esquina
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Tasca de Esquina

A very modern and especially creative cuisine with traditional ingredients to be enjoyed within a quiet atmosphere where the pleasure of sitting at the table gets a new meaning. Their chefs are known for their way of interpreting and modernizing the dishes while giving life and color to each element.

How to get there
Phone
+351 919 837 255
Tasca Kome
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Tasca Kome

After Michelin star recognition at the historic Tavares restaurant, chef José Avillez decided to create his own little spot where he could present a simpler and varied cuisine but with the expected touch of sophistication. The result is this small, welcoming and comfortable space, with a bar where you can also sample some traditional dishes. The décor features tiles and vintage lighting, and the reasonable prices invite regular visits.

How to get there
Phone
+351 211 340 117
Terra
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Terra

Set in a charming 18th century house with a cute garden, this restaurant caters for the growing number of vegetarians and vegans in the city. Lunch and dinner is a buffet affair but don’t worry, feasting here remains intimate. The walls are peppered with celebratory newspaper cuttings and reviews, forever adding to the great reputation of Terra’s home-cooked, seasonal and freshly made food.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 342 1407
Terreiro do Paço
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Terreiro do Paço

Tasty cuisine with traditional charm but with a contemporary personality. Here you find a lively atmosphere that is cozy and comfortable. They have great background music which is ideal for spending time with friends or that special someone.

How to get there
Phone
+351 210 995 679
The Food Temple
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The Food Temple

Small nice restaurant tucked in Lisbon’s historic Mouraria neighborhood. Lunch is a simple menu, and dinner is a weekly menu served in the way of tapas with a main dish as well. Meals are made in an open kitchen. Groups need to book ahead.

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 874 397
The Insólito
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The Insólito

Found at the top of an 1800s building facing one of the city’s most beautiful viewpoints, this restaurant offers one of the most beautiful views of Lisbon. An old elevator takes you to the top, and the tables are spread over an interior dining area and a terrace. Inside, for rainy days, is a counter with exclusive dishes that aren’t served at the tables. That’s where the cocktails are also made and where you may watch the chef in action. The menu is inspired by Portuguese cuisine and is quite original.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 130 33 06
Timeout Market Lisboa
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Timeout Market Lisboa

A place that previously housed the city’s best vendors now houses its best restaurants and artists. While the wares on offer may differ, the principle is the same: bringing the best of the city under one roof.

How to get there
Phone
+351 213 951 274
Topo
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Topo

A small shopping center with stores of different ethnicities in the city’s most multiethnic neighborhood, opened a bar and restaurant at the top, on the 6th floor, looking out to the castle. It used to be used as storage space, and is reached by a small elevator. On the terrace are wooden structures doubling as tables and seats for snacking, while the interior features a long counter serving meals of Portuguese and international cuisine.

How to get there
Phone
+351 215 881 322
Xapuri Chiado
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Xapuri Chiado

A cozy space with relaxing decor that is characterized by the recovery and recycling of furniture, walls and doors. Here we have a mixture of flavors and cultures with a rich and diverse menu. They propose a range of flavors that will take you on an exquisite journey through the different horizons of the local cuisine.

How to get there
Phone
+351 21 199 3966
Zé da Mouraria
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Zé da Mouraria

This household name serves up genuine and delicious Portuguese food. Classics like bacalhau come big – you’ll almost certainly leave with what you can’t finish as a take away. Waiters are warm and friendly and you’ll get a chance to dine with locals there who are catching up with family, cheering on a Benfica game, or just tucking in to the generous and hearty food. Not to be missed!

How to get there
Phone
+351 218 865 436
Zerozero
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Zerozero

This pizzeria doesn’t accept bookings, and is always full. As you wait for a table you enjoy a prosecco, and stand in the hope of getting a spot outside on the pleasant terrace facing the Botanical Garden. The wholewheat pizzas are slightly elastic and prepared in a wood oven.

How to get there
Phone
351 911 067 819