Restaurant & bar LESS Baixa Lisbon: stunning city views, lounge chairs & elegant simple cuisine

Years ago I discovered a small cafe on the 8th floor of a huge department store in Lisbon : good coffee (bica), a pastel de nata .. and stunning city views!

Restaurant & bar LESS in Lisbon: this view will never be boring! 🙂

Restaurant & bar LESS & 8th floor classic department store Pollux

In 2017 restaurant & bar LESS was opened, on the 8th floor of department store Pollux (9 floors, 5.000 m2), founded in 1936, offering typical Portuguese luxury items for home decoration and household goods.

Restaurant & bar LESS in Lisbon: legendary Santa Justa Lift
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Makeover in 2017
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The terrace, offering views of the legendary Santa Justa lift and the ruins of the Convento do Carmo, (Carmo Convent) used to have a small cafe with plastic tables (a hidden gem..)
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Basic snacks, soups and coffees were served nearby products for sale in the store such as plastic flowers, garden chairs and camping tables.
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Cafe/restaurant LESS Lisbon & view river Tagus
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In September 2017 the entire 8th floor of the department store was transformed into a modern casual dining space serving delicious food (Chef: Miguel Castro Silva) .
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Restaurant & Bar LESS Lisbon & 8th floor Pollux store, September 4, 2018
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Delicious lunch with Margarethe de Vrieze.
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Restaurant & Bar LESS Lisbon
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Appetizer, smoked salmon tartar with horsera dish cream, soup, leek risotto with cod shavings, water & 2 glasses of house wine: 33 euro.
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Restaurant & Bar LESS Lisbon & 8th floor Pollux store, March 2018
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‘Are you being served?’
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BESIDES: When I entered the Pollux department store for the first time, around 16 years ago, the old-fashioned atmosphere and the (good) hierarchical service-model reminded me a little bit of the legendary British sitcom  “Are you being served?’ 😉 (YouTube), broadcasted between 1972 and 1985.
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Restaurant & Bar LESS Lisbon, March 2018
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The new menu card is very inviting! We were in the mood for trying a Burger on bread with potatoe chips, spices , red onions, mushrooms, onions & Port wine: very tasty!
Bill: Couvert (marinated olives, aromated butters, bread and toast) € 4.50; Burger Mushroom € 8.80; Coca-Cola € 3.00, small bottle of water € 2.00; coffee € 1.20
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Restaurant & Bar LESS Lisbon, 2018: new dining space & terrace
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LESS Restaurant & Bar 
Baixa, Lisbon WEBSITE 
 
The restaurant can only be reached by taking the elevator in department store Pollux: 8th floor. Rua dos Fanqueiros, 276, Lisbon.
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Restaurant & Bar LESS Lisbon, March 2018
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Muito obrigada João and Samanta 🙂  . Chef restaurant LESS: Miguel Castro Silva
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Looking for a great place to stay in Lisbon ? Check the availability calendar of my nearby 3-bedroom apartment with lovely patio.
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