Among the several things that Portugal has to offer, cuisine is probably the best one. With several different options from North to South, each one with its own character. Lisbon congregates most of the options and the possibilities are enormous, from traditional Portuguese food to the "nouvelle cuisine" and international flavors.
The cuisine is one of the most important landmarks of a culture, and the Portuguese cuisine is no different, you can easily find dishes with centuries of history that played an important role during the course of Portugal's history itself.
As mentioned in the biggining the Lisbon's potential is tremendous, and we asked our Head Concierge to give us his "Top 5" recommendations, in a combination of quality and proximity to our Hotel.
- We start with traditional Portuguese Cuisine, "As Velhas", a typical restaurant located in one of the most historical part of Lisbon, a restaurant with a wide range of service were we outline the Grouper in the "Cataplana" and the Codfish ("As Velhas" sytle).
- Last but not least, restaurant "Belcanto" next to the São Carlos Theatre, in one of the more emblematic areas of Lisbon, Chiado. The "Belcanto" is divided into two rooms in a sober atmosphere. The menu gives special emphases to the traditional Portuguese cuisine