Archive for the 'Lisbon by night' Category

Rooftop Restaurant Bar ‘TOPO’ Lisbon facing popular square Martim Moniz: stunning city center views, surprising dishes & late night open air bar

Tweet 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 […]

Cool spot to relax by Lisbon’s river Tagus: Cariocas do Rio, wonderful terrace, sunbeds, good food, slow service, great view 25 April bridge, Cristo Rei statue & nightlife: ‘Armazém F’

Tweet If you’re in Lisbon for a few days and looking for a cool spot to relax or enjoy a lunch near the Tagus river, I can recommend ‘Cariocas do Rio’. One of the best places in the area! Terrace ‘Cariocas do Rio’ Lisbon: cool spot to relax near the river Tagus ‘Cariocas do Rio’ (litt. native […]

Tasting Ginja liqueur in Lisbon is a ‘must try’ : tavern ‘Os amigos da Severa’ (‘Friends of Severa’, first fado singer), owner sr. António, fashionable area Mouraria & free fado performance

Tweet Planning a trip to Lisbon? A must-try is to taste a delicious liqueur: Ginja. Very popular, also affectionally known as Ginjinha. Tavern ‘Os Amigos da Severa’ Mouraria Lisbon & owner sr. António Pais serving Ginja liqueur In the partly renewed and nowadays trendy area Mouraria (a very old Moorish quarter in Lisbon), there’s a tiny tavern called ‘Os Amigos da […]

Bar “da Velha Senhora” (Old Lady’s bar) Lisbon: burlesque performances, glittering revue, fado, petiscos & the day ‘barefoot diva’ Cesária Évora died

Tweet If you like burlesque performances, glittering revue shows and cabaret a must-go place is bar “da Velha Senhora” (Old lady’s bar) in Lisbon! Video: ‘Hallooooooooooooooooooo!”  2 beautiful ladies invite you to enjoy the show Bar ”da Velha Senhora” Cais do Sodré, Lisbon While eating traditional Portuguese snacks (“petiscos“) you can enjoy various artistic performances. This bar is in the same typical […]

Unique bar ‘Pensão Amor’ (Pension Amor) Lisbon in former red light district Cais do Sodré: sailors, art, culture & pole dance

Tweet Rua Nova do Carvalho in Lisbon, located behind the famous market near the river Tagus, was for decades known as a street in the city’s red light district with bars named after northern European capitals (like Copenhagen,  Oslo or Roterdão , Rotterdam) to attract the sailors who stepped off their boats here. Bar ‘Pensão Amor’ Lisbon: wonderful drawings on the walls […]

Trendy Bar/Cafe “Sol e Pesca ” Cais do Sodré Lisbon: tin cans decoration of Portugal’s favorite fish, Muxama, wine & antique fishing memorabilia

Tweet Portugal is famous for the beautiful coloured tin cans of tuna, squid and sardines from the brands Pinhais, Tricana or Ramirez. Tin cans serve as wall decoration in cafe/bar “Sol e Pesca ” (Sun and Fishing), but are also intended for consumption. A nice idea! Cafe/bar “Sol e Pesca“, Lisbon decorated with lovely coloured fish tin cans […]

Lissabon: trendy appartement tot 5 pers. in legendarische uitgaanswijk Bairro Alto historisch centrum, 2 slaapkamers & gratis WiFi

Tweet Bairro Alto is een van de oudste buurten van Lissabon en een legendarische uitgaansbuurt. Studenten en kunstenaars uit de hele wereld komen er graag. Dit appartement is voorlopig niet meer beschikbaar. Appartement met zonnige patio in Mouraria: Appartement in Bairro Alto Lissabon – vanaf 3 nachten 70 € per nacht (bij 2 pers., te huur […]

Excellent cuisine: Blues restaurant, bar & discoteque, a famous hotspot in Lisbon

Tweet ‘Blues‘, located on the banks of the Tagus River, is a distinghuished restaurant/bar in Lisbon. Inspired by the Louisiana traditional architecture, it offers an atmosphere to the sound of blues and jazz. ‘Blues’, a mixture of restaurant, bar and discotheque, is a famous hotspot, very popular by the Lisbon nightscene. Here you can enjoy the restaurant, the nightclub (Fridays and […]

Short term rental Lisbon: Trendy 2-bedroom apartment & free WiFi in the heart of Lisbon’s vibrant Bairro Alto

Tweet This 2 bedroom apartment is a place for people who will love Bairro Alto’s sleepy daytime and nightlife buzz.  Sleeps up to 5 people. 70 euro per night, (for 2 persons) available from 3 nights. 4 persons 110 euro per night. Mail to Julie Kruijs, thelisbonconnection@gmail.com . Skype juliekr1956. Reservation with contract and cancellation conditions.   Availability calendar   […]

Lisbon’s famous nightlife: Bar Portas Largas Bairro Alto & gay crowd

Tweet A good place to start a night in Bairro Alto, one of Europe’s hottest an cheapest nigthspots, is Portas Largas, Rua da Atalaia 105, as it opens his doors early, at about 17:00 already. The official name means ‘Wide Doors’, but this place is also known as ‘Record’  because it’s in the same building as […]