Lisbon’s 1900s style bar Pavilhão Chines Bairro Alto: curiosities and kitch, bizarre & one of a kind!
A ‘must-see’ when you visit Lisbon! Once an old grocery store, this 1900s style bar, 10 minutes walk from Bairro Alto ‘s nightlife is really unique!
Pavilhão Chines Lisbon: one of the most interesting and unusual decorated bars I’ve ever seen!
A good start to Lisbon’s nightlife. You have to ring the doorbell, like in many other Portuguese places. The reason for the closed doors is that the owners want to welcome you personally.
Erotic art: menu book bar Pavilhão Chines Lisbon
If you wish, you can buy a fine menu book with a lot of beautiful pictures and stories (20 euro) as a reminder of your visit.
Pavilhão Chines bar Lisbon
Fascinating collection of all sort of things, like lead soldiers, contemporary engravings, humorous ceramics and models of war planes.
Pavilhão Chines Lisbon: miniscule toy soldiers are perfectly aligned.
Walking from room to room is like going through a museum with curiosities and kitch from all over the world. It is said that only one man collected all this stuff….almost unbelievable!
Pavilhão Chines Lisbon: nothing is for sale
Once sitting down at one of the beautiful tables, the choice of drinks (nothing is for sale, except the drinks and it’s a bit expensive..) is quite large: from tea, wine, cocktails to champagne.
Pavilhão Chines Lisbon
You can have a drink while listening to the jukebox playing classic rock songs from the 60’s and 70’s or play snooker, and then walk down to the Bairro Alto and enjoy the night..
Pavilhão Chines Lisbon, open from 18:00 – 02:00, smoking allowed
Address: Rua Dom Pedro V 89-91, Bairro Alto. Tel: (00351)213 424 72.