Rooftop Restaurant Bar ‘TOPO’ Lisbon facing popular square Martim Moniz: stunning city center views, surprising dishes & late night open air bar
There ‘s a gem in Lisbon with spectacular city views from the top of a shopping center: rooftop restaurant/ bar ‘Topo’ (Top) facing the popular square Martim Moniz.
View from restaurant/bar ‘Topo’ : square Martim Moniz Lisbon & Castle of São Jorge
Located on the top floor of the shopping center at square Martim Moniz, this space was once a retail warehouse of Chinese products now being a modern restaurant / bar. Perfect place for a lunch or a late afternoon with cocktails, snacks and good music.
Mafalda Malafaya, Managing Director ‘Topo’ restaurant/bar Lisbon
The staff is wonderful, every time I return I am greeted with a big smile!
Being there for the first time, coming out of the elevator entering ‘Topo’ s space, the views are overwhelming! Everybody is making pictures before sitting down, just like I did
Restaurant/bar ‘Topo’ near Mouraria area Lisbon: lunch with friend Erika Reusens
Also the menu is surprising: we started our lunch with Tosta Gambas alioli (toast with garlic prawns): € 6, Tártaro de novilho (calf beef tartare) € 14.00, Tártaro de atum (tuna tartare) € 12.00, bottle of white wine (Pinta Negra) € 15, small bottle of water € 1.50, coffee (bica) € 1.50. Our bill for 2 persons: € 50:00.
A small remark: I also tasted the Prego (a popular sandwich in Portugal) with tuna (€ 11:00), but the bread was baked too hard and (for my taste) the french fries are too salty.
Restaurant/ bar ‘Topo’ near Mouraria area Lisbon & open air rooftop bar
Open air rooftop bar & restaurant area with glazed walls
The restaurant area is surrounded by walls of glass, and also a part of the open air rooftop bar is covered with sheets of transparent plastic.
A wonderful space if you’re not scared of heights! I am ..
Bar / restaurant ‘Topo’ Lisbon: rooftop bar & wonderful city skyline
Starting point touristic tram 28
If you love historic districts out of the tourist path, you must visit Largo (square) do Intendente, : formerly a place of prostitution and drugs, nowadays a great place to spend time with family and friends (10 minutes walk).
From here it’s around 15 minutes to walk up the hill to visit the legendary St. George’s castle.
‘Topo’ is located quite close to my apartment in area Mouraria (where the Moors lived), the birthplace of Fado music. 3-bedroom apartment with 30 m2 sunny patio (short term rentals)
Bar/ restaurant ‘Topo’ Lisbon: tastefully decorated restaurant
In the tastefully decorated restaurant there’s a huge bar from where you can admire the wonderful views. This is one of those places where you long for to go there again!
Centro Comercial Martim Moniz, 6º floor, Lisbon
Getting there: Bus: 708, 734, 740 | Electric: 12, 28 | Metro: Martim Moniz (green line)
Tuesday to Thursday – 12:00 to 24:00. Closed on Monday.
Friday & Saturday – 12:00 to 02:00 (DJ set)
Sunday – 12:00 to 24:00