Going on holiday not only means going to see great sights in great places, but it also means getting to try some culinary specialties in the restaurants in your destination of choice. You will find a cuisine that is both fresh and humble with traditional Portuguese food. Here are some of the best restaurants to visit during your time in Lisbon.
Travessa das Inglesinhas 28, Lapa
The informal environment of this restaurant gives it a warm ambience that is very inviting. A favourite with the locals it is advisable to book ahead to avoid disappointment. The menu consists of seasonal ingredients that support local producers with lots of fish and meat dishes available.
Travessa de Santo Antão 11
Situated in the centre of town, this is where you will find Portugal’s national dish of crispy piri-piri covered chicken and chips. Enjoy watching the football on the television in the lively atmosphere that radiates around you.
Rua Serpa Pinto, Chiado
This is a more modern Portuguese restaurant with cod dishes being a favourite on the menu. The decoration is unique with fish tanks attached to the wall with dancing luminous jellyfish inside.
Rua Artilharia 1
This Italian pizzeria is another popular place for a bit to eat. Traditional Neapolitan-style pizzas are served with numerous Portuguese and Italian toppings. The pizzeria is also home to a vast selection of artisanal Italian beers.
Rua das Janelas Verdes 96
This all-you-can-eat Brazilian-style barbecue joint is well worth a visit. A popular place for locals to meet, it is one of the best steak restaurants in the city with a wide range of choice on the menu.