Articles Tagged ‘restaurant’

Let’s do Brunch!

Let’s do Brunch! March 12, 2012 | Food, What's New | Read More
It’s neither early nor late. But somewhere in between is brunch. And in Lisbon on Saturdays, it’s served at Eleven. Actually, the tables at this celebrated fine dining venue are set for noon, when a pastel wash of soft, natural light accentuates the geometry of the contemporarily styled interior...

Pasta, pizza, perfect. The best Italian cuisine.

Pasta, pizza, perfect. The best Italian cuisine. November 28, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
The colourful and eclectic Lisbon restaurant scene is recognised as one of Europe’s most exciting and diverse. Adding a deliciously rich and tempting flavour to the pot are several Italian restaurants noted for the variety of their menus, choice of ingredients and quality of dishes – la dolce vita...

Risqué business: Love comes to town

Risqué business: Love comes to town November 23, 2011 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The latest café-bar to open in Lisbon is straight out of the bawdy era of burlesque. Pensão Amor draws on the naughty but nice image that defined theatrical striptease in the mid-19th century. © Image: www.paulbernhardtphoto.com Occupying a site where a bordello once stood, this former house of ill...

Menu matters: where to take out of town guests for dinner

Menu matters: where to take out of town guests for dinner October 27, 2011 | Food | Read More
Depending on the type of meal you want to savour, and the desired neighbourhood in which to enjoy it, Lisbon offers visitors a veritable platter of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. But if you’re not familiar with the city, the choice can be daunting. And the chances are your out of town...

Midnight menus – late-night dining in Lisbon

Midnight menus – late-night dining in Lisbon September 30, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Lisbon likes to stay up late, especially at weekends. The Portuguese think nothing of eating out well into the evening, and the county’s capital serves up a fantastic choice of restaurants, many of which cater for lingering late-night appetites. www.paulbernhardtphoto.com At Speakeasy they like to...

Darwin’s Café – the origin of good taste

Darwin’s Café – the origin of good taste September 20, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Modern design concepts and creative gastronomy have always fused together well, and at one hot new Lisbon restaurant this union is further enhanced by the fact that it’s incorporated within the premises of one of Portugal’s most respected research institutions. Darwin’s Café is named after Charles...

Sun, sea and… sandwiches – where to find the best eats in Lisbon

Sun, sea and… sandwiches – where to find the best eats in Lisbon September 19, 2011 | Food | Read More
The Portuguese capital is renowned for its diverse restaurant scene. But what if you’re only in the mood for a quick snack? Well, that’s no problem. Here is a convenient at-a-glance guide to where best to savour some of the freshest and tastiest sandwiches in Lisbon. At the upscale Royale Café in...

Follow Your Heart: A Journey Through Romantic Lisbon

Follow Your Heart: A Journey Through Romantic Lisbon July 31, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Lisbon captures the imagination like few other European cities. It can also capture your heart. Head for historic neighbourhoods like Alfama and Castelo and you’ll quickly become enamoured by the picturesque quality of these ancient districts. Venture further and you’ll discover a maze of winding...