The 5 most stunning restaurants in Lisbon

1) Pharmacia

Located in the Museum of Pharmacy, everything in this unique restaurant is connected to the theme of the old pharmacies. The comfort food menu, created by chef-owner Susana Felicidade, is pure bliss on a plate. There’s also a great terrace overlooking the charming square of Santa Catarina.

bar la Pharmacia in Lisbon

Rua Marechal Saldanha 1

+351 21 346 2146

2) Casa de Pasto

A cool restaurant in one of the city's hippest neighbourhoods for foodies. The dishes on the menu are innovative but rustic at the same time. They’re the perfect match for the very original décor that mirrors, in a intentionally kitsch way, the style of the traditional Portuguese homes.

a dish with dried fish and tomato sauce from Casa de Pasto

Rua de São Paulo 20 1o andar

+351 96 373 9979

http://www.casadepasto.com

3) Tavares

It is the country’s oldest surviving establishment, dating from 1784, and it has a tradition of serving classical cuisine, with a French inspiration. The eye-catching dining-room is decorated with gilded woodworks and stuccoes, chandeliers and mirrors.

Lavish interior of restaurant Tavares in Lisbon

4) A Travessa

Owned by Antonio and Viviane, a Portuguese-Belgian duo, A Travessa has kept its allure and charm for over two decades. Located in an old convent in the heart of traditional Madragoa, the restaurant attracts a mixed crowd of local jet-setters and foreigners who come for the comfort food and great service.

a set table at A Travessa's courtyard in Lisbon

Travessa do Convento das Bernardas 12

+351 21 394 0800

http://www.atravessa.com

5) JNCQuoi

This new addition to the Lisbon food (and shop and bar) scene has a very sophisticated look-and-feel, and blends in perfectly on the fashionable Avenida da Liberdade. In a cool setting, dominated by a replica of a dinosaur skeleton, you can have a light meal in the bar section, or taste innovative Portuguese cuisine in the restaurant.

tables and bar counter a JncQuoi restaurant

Avenida da Liberdade 182-184

+351 21 936 9900

http://www.jncquoi.com

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