The 10 Most Beautiful Restaurants in Lisbon


Because you also eat with your eyes, and for meals in memorable surroundings, consider these restaurants:



Tavares

Rua da Misericórdia, 37 (Chiado)
213 421 112
Closes on Sundays
Price per person: €60
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Restaurante Tavares, Lisbon

The country’s oldest restaurant opened in 1784, and is a trip back in time despite its contemporary cuisine. The golden walls, the chandeliers, velvet chairs and Venice mirrors, make up the interior that has welcomed major local and international personalities such as writers Eça de Queiroz and Camilo Castelo Branco, singer Amália Rodrigues, Cary Grant, Eisenhower, and Ernest Hemingway.


Palácio Chiado

Rua do Alecrim, 70 (Chiado)
210 101 184
Opens every day
Price per person: €30
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Palácio Chiado, Lisbon

It's not really a restaurant, but rather several, spread over the magnificent rooms of an 18th-century palace. Decorated with beautiful stained glass on the staircase and frescoes on the ceilings, it's split into two floors, where you can find the most traditional and contemporary Portuguese cuisine and international flavors.


Valle Flôr

Rua do Jau, 54 (Alcântara)
213 615 600
Opens every day
Price per person: €65

Valle Flôr, Lisbon

Rococo mirrors, chandeliers, armchairs, marble-and-bronze columns, and silk curtains adorn this luxurious space that is one of the finest restaurants in town. It’s found in an 1800’s palace that is now a hotel.


Casa do Alentejo

Rua Portas de Santo Antão, 58 (Avenida da Liberdade)
213 405 140
Opens every day
Price per person: €20
casadoalentejo.pt

Casa do Alentejo, Lisbon

The former residence of the Viscounts of Alverca, built in the 1800s in Moorish style, is now occupied by a cultural association of Portugal’s Alentejo province and its restaurant. Passing through a beautiful courtyard, and up the stairs with large stained glass windows, you arrive at two fabulous rooms. The biggest one is the former rococo ballroom decorated with mirrors, a large ceiling fresco, and sculptures of allegorical figures.


Cervejaria Trindade

Rua Nova da Trindade, 20C (Chiado)
213 423 506
Opens every day
Price per person: €30
www.cervejariatrindade.pt

Cervejaria Trindade, Lisbon

The refectory of a convent founded in 1294 was transformed into a beer hall in 1836, and is now known as much for its beautiful tile panels as for its traditional cuisine. The beauty and originality of the tiles make this restaurant a true Lisbon monument.


Seen

Avenida da Liberdade, 185 (9th floor)
210 965 775
Opens every day
Price per person: €50
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Seen, Lisbon

Not only does it have one of the best views over Lisbon, it also features one of the most elegant interiors in the city. The Art Deco-style décor uses a lot of greenery, including a large tree in the middle of the bar. All of this, the cool atmosphere, the signature cocktails, and a menu mixing the flavors of Portugal, Brazil and Japan, make it one of the top gastronomic destinations in the Portuguese capital.


Tágide

Largo Academia Nacional de Belas Artes, 18-20 (Chiado)
213 404 010
Closes from Sunday to Tuesday
Price per person: €35
www.restaurantetagide.com

Tágide, Lisbon

This luminous restaurant offers one of the most beautiful views of Lisbon, but also has one of the city’s most elegant interiors. The dining room in the 18th-century building features a 17th-century stone fountain and hand-painted tile panels.


Lisboa à Noite

Rua das Gáveas, 69-71 (Bairro Alto)
213 468 557
Closes on Sunday
Price per person: €35
www.lisboanoite.com

Lisboa à Noite, Lisbon

What was once a stable is now one of the best restaurants in Bairro Alto. Under the centuries-old arches of its dining rooms are beautiful tile panels from the 1700s, as well as the ring chains that were used to tie the horses.


Estórias na Casa da Comida

Travessa das Amoreiras, 1 (Amoreiras)
213 860 889
Closes on Sunday
Price per person: €40
www.casadacomida.pt

Estórias na Casa da Comida, Lisbon

One of the most acclaimed restaurants in the city for over four decades, it was redesigned in 2012 with three different dining rooms and an outdoor patio. Soft colors, books, tile panels and comfortable sofas combine to create a classic elegance with modern refinement.


Eneko Lisboa

Rua Maria Luisa Holstein, 15 (Alcântara)
215 833 275
Closes on Sunday and Monday
Price per person: €125
enekoatxalisboa.com

Eneko Lisboa

The restaurant of one of the best chefs in the world (Eneko Atxa, whose restaurant on the outskirts of Bilbao has three Michelin stars) had to occupy an extraordinary space. It took over an old warehouse and printing office, and maintains much of the original architecture. It features an industrial-chic décor, with mirrored walls and some sculptures surviving from Alcântara Café, one of the most popular restaurants in Lisbon in the 1990s.