Eat out in … Lisbon

Portugal’s capital City is the perfect place for hungry travellers hoping to discover authentic Portugese cuisine. You can enjoy fine wines and feast on bacalhau (salt cod), piri piri chicken and delicious pastéis de nata (little custard tarts). Tempted? Plan ahead. Here are five of the best places to eat in Lisbon right now, as rated by toptable diners.

Spot Lx – One of three stylish eateries inside the new Casino Lisboa, Spot Lx combines minimalist all-white décor with a unique menu of Japanese, Italian and Portugese tapas. If you’re looking for somewhere with an electric atmosphere and creative flavour combinations, this is the place.

A Travessa – Situated in a 17th century convent, this charming restaurant has been on the Lisbon dining scene since 1978. It attracts a buzzy media crowd who pop in for their signature roast pork.

Bocca – The dining room is undeniably gorgeous, but there’s no style over substance here. The kitchen is run by a young and ambitious team who specialise in contemporary Portugese cuisine, so you can expect innovative dishes paired with exquisite wines.

Terreiro do Paço – Facing Lisbon’s beautiful Praça do Comerçio, this elegant eatery offers three unique dining experiences. You can dine alfresco; relax with friends in the Terreiro snack area; or enjoy bold Mediterranean flavours in the chic Paço fine dining area.

Brasserie Flo – Inspired by Parisian bistros, this relaxed brasserie is perfect for informal dinners. The menu offers European classics, presented with flair but without fuss, and some stunning seafood.

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