Lisbon Restaurants Guide

Lisbon Core is surrounded by a plethora of cafés and restaurants catering to diverse tastes and budgets. Kickstart your day by indulging in breakfast at one of the city's most iconic establishments. Nicola, Confeitaria Nacional, or Brasileira have stood the test of time, serving as gathering spots for poets, politicians, artists, and intellectuals for over two centuries.

During weekends, treat yourself to a hearty brunch at Café Royale, the Museu da Trindade coffee shop, or Noobai, boasting breathtaking river views. Throughout the day, relish in aquick snack and beverage at a quaint "tasquinha" or kiosk tucked away in every corner.

For a delectable lunch, venture to Avenida da Liberdade and Portas de Sto. Antão, where an array of fish and seafood restaurants await your palate. From Ribadouro to Pinóquio to Solmar, you'll find an abundance of culinary delights to satisfy your hunger.

Explore Rua dos Correeiros for a taste of traditional Portuguese cuisine, with a must-try being the myriad preparations of codfish—a staple in Portuguese cooking. If the weather permits, take a stroll to the Fusão Market in Martim Moniz, offering a diverse selection of dishes from the Portuguese diaspora.

As evening descends, dine at one of the revamped markets in Cais do Sodré or Campo de Ourique, or opt for Calçada do Duque, boasting alfresco seating with stunning views of the Castle. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Bairro Alto, Lisbon's most bohemian district. With an array of dining options ranging from traditional taverns to contemporary eateries like Taberna, Sea Me, or Garrafeira Alfaia, the choices are endless.

All of these culinary delights are within walking distance, encouraging you to step out, explore, and indulge in the flavors of Lisbon.


Lisbon Sightseeing Guide

Lisbon is a treasure trove of attractions, and the majority of them lie within easy walking distance of Santa Justa 24, nestled in the vibrant districts of Baixa, Chiado, and the Castle Hill.

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the area, which boasts a plethora of museums, churches, monuments, and scenic viewpoints. Delve into history at the archaeological museum housed in the ruins of Convento do Carmo, witness the remnants of Roman occupation at the archaeological site on Rua dos Correeiros, or explore contemporary design at the MUDE fashion and design museum. Art enthusiasts will be captivated by the Museu do Chiado, while nature lovers can unwind at the Botanical Garden adjacent to the Natural History Museum.

Discover Lisbon's religious heritage at iconic landmarks such as Lisbon's Cathedral and S. Domingos Church, both steeped in centuries of history and intrigue. For panoramic vistas, ascend to the Castle Hill, where breathtaking views of the city await. Graça, S. Pedro de Alcântara, and Sta. Catarina belvederes also offer spectacular vantage points to admire Lisbon's beauty.

Navigate the city's steep hills with ease by riding one of the historic elevators, such as Glória, located just a stone's throw away from Santa Justa 24. However, the true essence of Lisbon lies in its labyrinthine streets and alleyways. Lose yourself in the charming neighborhoods of Baixa, Chiado, Alfama, and the Castle, where you'll encounter the soul of the city—its people, traditions, sights, sounds, and aromas.

Embark on a journey of discovery through Lisbon's vibrant neighborhoods, where every corner reveals a new adventure waiting to be uncovered.


Lisbon Shopping Guide

What to buy in Lisbon? There are the quality shoes (Portuguese shoes are the world's second-most expensive after those made in Italy, but quality has a price), embroidery and handicrafts, ceramics and cork design (Portugal is the world's leading producer of the eco-friendly product), and the luxurious soaps of the Claus Porto, Ach Brito, Castelbel and Confiança brands. And be sure to also check out the fashions of local designers, the tempting local gourmet products (such as the cheeses and the canned fish in charming retro packagings) and of course the wines.