We all have heard the saying that good food is equal to a good life. But hey, equally important is a good vibe! And what’s a better vibe than to have the entire sky to us? Cheers to whoever came up with the concept of rooftop dining because apart from the food, you can indulge in an unfiltered view of the town or city you are living in. Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal is filled with breath-taking landscapes. You can find yourself enjoying the views of Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara while dining at one of its nearby rooftop cafes or enjoying the city’s skyline at night in one of the rooftop restaurants. In Lisbon, rooftops are an ideal choice for those who literally seek “out of the box” experience and want an amazing time with their loved ones. In this article, we’ve curated the best rooftop restaurants in Lisbon, Portugal, that you must pay a visit, so read on!
1. Silk Club
When you crave for Japanese or Mediterranean cuisine, you must go straight to Silk Club. Perfectly located beside Carmo Convent, Silk Club offers you a spectacular view from its highrise setting. This rooftop restaurant is the most sought-after place as the aura itself is so romantic - you will be swooned by it! A must-try dish is their mimasu, which will make you fall in love with Japanese cuisines. For vegetarians, ordering a platter of beringela mediterrânea will keep you hooked to its taste for a few days. After your dinner, enjoy the length of this rooftop restaurant with a cocktail or the choicest wine.
Address: Edifício Espaço Chiado, R. da Misericórdia 14, 1200-273 Lisboa, Portugal
Website: Silk Club
Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 7pm - 1am; Fri - Sat: 7pm - 4am (closed on Sun & Mon)
2. The Insolito
Located in the periphery of Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara, The Insólito will allow you to witness two world- one is of ancient relics of the 19th century Lisbon and the other is the high rise view of Lisbon’s modern architecture. The restaurant serves you the best of traditional Portuguese cuisines like cataplana de marisco and robalo. If you’re considering hosting any party, The Insólito is a perfect place in town for you! Inside The Insólito’s bar, you’ll get to taste some very unconventional drinks which will tempt you to try more!
Address: R. de São Pedro de Alcântara 83, 1250-238 Lisboa, Portugal
Website: The Insolito
Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 5pm - 12am (closed on Sun & Mon)
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Another rooftop cafe located in the vicinity of Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara is LostIn. Doing justice to its name, the vibe of the place will engulf you to its splendour, you’ll be at a loss of words to describe this place. The theme of this rooftop restaurant is an amalgamation of Eastern and Mediterranean culture and food - the decor featuring Indian artefacts and Mediterranean furniture. The menu is diverse and offers the best of Indian cuisine like platters of hot samosas, American oysters, Asian chicken soup with noodles and veal sirloin.
Address: Dom Pedro V 56 - D Street, 1250-094, Lisbon, Portugal
Website: Lost In
Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (daily)
Rated as the best place serving the choicest of Mediterranean, European, Portuguese cuisines, Tagide is located just walking distance from Elevador de Santa Justa established more than thirty years ago. The view from its rooftop offers a splendid view of the old quarter of the city and Tagus river. This restaurant has a plethora of international and traditional cookeries which will make guests hooked. After your meal, you can take a stroll of the restaurant with their choicest wine and breathe in the splendid view.
Address: Largo da Academia Nacional de Belas Artes 18-20, 1200-005 Lisboa, Portugal
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12:30pm - 12am (closed on Sun)
5. Panorama Restaurante
Enjoy the amazing most amazing view of the city from it’s highest skyline - only at Panorama Restaurante. The restaurant which is located on the top floor of the Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa offers a culinary delight of Portuguese and continental flavour. The dining area is spacious, housed with the choicest variety of furniture overlooking the beautiful horizon. See the crimson colours in the sky as the sunsets from the edge of your dining area. Enjoy a wide option from their à la carte or buffet menu.
Address: R. Latino Coelho 1, 1069-025 Lisboa, Portugal
Website: Panorama Restaurante
6. Madame Petisca
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Madame Petisca is one of the most remarkable places in Lisbon if you want fine Portuguese dining. The restaurant has a very rich history. Its owner was herself a big foodie who loved to travel. It was during one such escapes that her true calling resonated and since then, Madame Petisca has been delighting guests with choicest dishes. There’s always an event being held in this place so you can have a gala time there. The options in the menu are diverse. Apart from that, you can also gorge on amazing cocktails and mocktails.
Address: R. de Santa Catarina 17 3º, 1200-128 Lisboa, Portugal
Website: Madame Petisca
Opening hours: 12pm - 12am (daily)
7. Rio Maravilha
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A truly gastronomical delight, Rio Maravilha is proud of its ode to magnificent Brazil’s Rio de Janerio and native Tejo river. Having the best of both worlds- Brazilian and Portuguese flavours, there’s really no restaurant in this city which can compete with Rio Maravilha - an aerial view of the city’s splendid buildings and decor. You can dine and play many board games that this place has to offer. In the starters, you can try out their signature dish, sour rum cocktail with pineapple, honey, rosemary and paprika and cassava chips.
Address: R. Rodrigues de Faria 103, 1300-501 Lisboa, Portugal
Website: Rio Maravilha
Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 12:30pm - 2am; Fri - Sun: 12:30pm - 3am (closed on Mon)
8. Chapito a Mesa
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Overlooking the majestic Tagus river and just a walking distance from São Jorge Castle, Chapito a Mesa is Lisbon’s pride in serving the best of local cuisines. One can decide to dine indoors, where the decor of the restaurant is very unique and artistic- giving you a hippy vibe of the 60s, or on the terrace enjoying a great panoramic view of the city. From the menu, a must-try is the shrimp with kimchi and coconut sauce, lime and cilantro vinaigrette at a very reasonable price.
Chapito a Mesa
Address: Costa do Castelo 7, 1149-079 Lisboa, Portugal
Website: Chapito a Mesa
Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12:30pm - 12am; Fri - Sat: 12:30pm - 12:30am
The name of the restaurant which in Creole means “Let’s Go”, Noobai is one of the best rooftops in Lisbon which has a very vibrant culture. The restaurant is located at Santa Catarina Belvedere close to Bairro Alto. The restaurant invites people to explore its wide variety of traditional and contemporary dishes which is sure to keep you fulfilled. It is an ideal hangout station for small as well as big groups. The restaurant truly reflects the neighbourly and welcoming Portuguese culture.
Address: Miradouro de Santa Catarina Adamastor, 1200-401 Lisboa, Portugal
Opening hours: 10am - 12am (daily)
10. SUD Lisboa
Last but definitely not the least in the list of best rooftop restaurants is the hippiest place you’ll come across in Lisbon - the SUD Lisboa! The luxurious decor of the place will keep you spellbound. Every part of this restaurant has been constructed with perfection, exhibiting a facet of the capital that you did not know existed. The beautiful chandelier, rooftop poolside will amaze you. Along with giving you a fine dining experience, SUD Lisboa presents you with their meticulously curated wines and cocktails. They organize many events and shows throughout the week which is a good way to socialise with likeminded people
Address: MAAT, Avenida Brasília - Pavilhão Poente (ao lado do, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal
Website: SUD Lisboa
Opening hours: 12pm - 2am (daily)
Bem-vinda to these amazing places
Gorge on some amazing food, sip the choicest wine, relax at the rooftop poolside or just chill around the terrace - these rooftop restaurants in Lisbon are a perfect way to spend your evening. Be sure to check all these out and share your experience with us!
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