Archive for the 'Smoking allowed bars/restaurants' Category

Restaurant ‘Peixe na Linha’ São Pedro do Estoril near Cascais & beautiful Bafureira beach easy to reach by train or car from Lisbon

Close to Lisbon there are a lot of beautiful beaches, well known for their calm waters and fine sand. Beach São Pedro do Estoril is about 20 km from Lisbon, easy to reach by ‘Linha de Cascais’ (name of the train line joining Lisbon to Cascais) from Cais do Sodré , Lisbon’s major bus, metro,  ferry and […]

Bicaense lounge Bar Lisbon, a great spot for dancing near Bairro Alto & champaign

Cool lounge bar in Lisbon with a laid-back vibe. Bicaense is very popular with a youthful and stylish, Portuguese crowd. Located on a rather steep street, Rua da Bica Duarte Belo, 38-42, Santa Catarina, climbed by the famous Bica funicular. Bairro Alto, nearby, is a fantastic area to explore the vibrant and alternative nightlife in Lisbon. The Bicaense […]

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 […]

Aldeio do Meco (40 km from Lisbon): Restaurant/bar ‘Tropical do Meco’, famous sandy Meco beaches, excellent local gastronomy, caipinrinha & late night cocktails

Aldeio do Meco is a small rural village, about 1 km away from the fabulous and famous sandy Meco beaches, ca. 40 km from Lisbon. In Meco village you can find a few trendy bars and a number of restaurants offering the best local gastronomy, in particular seafood and fish dishes, but in case you love […]

Lisbon nightlife: bar ‘ANOS 60’ in Mouraria: trendy spot in historical area, open every day from 22:00-04:00 & great live music

UPDATE November 2016: bar ‘ANOS 60’ is closed due to building restoration work. Very popular FLAMINGO BAR at this square FLAMINGO BAR Lisbon Mouraria FLAMINGO BAR Lisbon Mouraria Feast days in June : a wonderful time to visit Lisbon!! Much more…… Young tourists from the US bar ANOS 60 historic area Mouraria Lisbon, July 2014 Lisbon nightlife […]

SNOB, restaurant in Lisbon’s Bairro Alto for the best steak in town: the bife à SNOB & a favorite place by locals

In Bairro Alto, near Principe Real square, you will find bar/restaurant SNOB. Restaurant ‘SNOB’ Rua do Seculo 178 , Lisbon Ring the doorbell If you are looking for this restaurant, don’t walk away thinking it’s closed. You have to ring the doorbell, like in many other Portuguese places. ‘SNOB’ is not a club, however. The reason […]

Portugese Food & Drink: Portugalia & Cervejaria’s, traditional beer houses and seafood restaurants in Lisbon

A Cervejaria is a ‘beerhouse’, where beer is produced (or used to be produced) and where you can eat as well. There are many cervejaria’s around Lisbon and the quality of the food is normally very good. ‘Portugalia’ restaurant on Avenida Almirante Reis (near Praça do Chile). Most Cervejaria’s have restaurant and a bar where […]