The American television chain CNN called Lisbon the ‘coolest’ city in Europe. It praised the nightlife, as well as the fascinating streets of the historic districts. Lisbon is a city where you’ll find bars and restaurants to suit every taste, budget and requirement. And considering that sensational Web Summit is just around the corner, it’s time to start planning on your business pastime beyond the conference. We hope our list of 10 restaurants that are good for business networking will come in handy.
We’ve also packed it with curious facts about Lisbon. Enjoy!
#1 Bar 38º 41′
Doca do Bom Sucesso
Located inside the Altis Belém Hotel & SPA, this place is said to be great for short business meetings and business lunches. With a wonderful location, it offers fascinating river view along with a long list of wines, cocktails and spirits.
Fact #1: The Tagus is Iberia river’s estuary at Lisbon is said to be large enough to contain all the warships in the world – it’s up to 14 km wide.
R. Rodrigues Sampaio, 35
Generous wine selection will help you to relax after official conversation, while big portions will bring gastronomic delight. This place has a laconic interior to help you handle a productive meeting.
#3 Faz Figura
Rua do Paraiso, 15B
One of the best Mediterranean Restaurants in Lisbon. Quite, delicious and cozy. Nothing will distract you from your business conversation. Except only a great seafood menu and exceptional view.
Fact #2: Lisbon has one of the mildest climates in Europe. The sun shines here 290 days a year.
#4 La Brasserie de L’Entrecôte
R. do Alecrim, 117
Classical French foods with a Portuguese touch. This place is known as an authentic, quiet and cozy with a great service and Bohemian background.
#5 Petiscaria Ideal
R. da Esperança, 110
This one is said to be a perfect spot to taste seafood and Portuguese wine. Make the reservation beforehand to surprise your business partner with a friendly service and delicious cuisine.
Fact #3: One of the best things to do in Lisbon is pastel de nata, a legendary traditional Portuguese pastry which has been a reason for a lot of culinary battles among the best local bakeries.
#6 Mini Bar
Rua António Maria Cardoso, 58
This is not a traditional restaurant, yet not another standard bar. Mini Bar offers a long list of drinks, and, in addition, a DJ set every Friday and Saturday, from 11 pm onward. Consolidate your business meeting in atmosphere of youth and fun.
Fact #4: Graffiti is a popular street art in Lisbon. Lisbon is known to be one of the best graffiti cities in the world.
#7 Restaurante Valle-Flô
Rua Jau, 54
Decorated in light and bright tones and furnished in Regency style, this place is literally made for a calm business networking.
#8 Duetos da Sé, Restaurante Café Bar
Travessa do Almargem, 1 – B/C
Located in the heart of Lisbon, it naturally matches art with gastronomy. Traditional Portuguese cuisine adjoins concerts, exhibitions, book presentations and other events.
Fact #5: Fado is a music genre originated in Portugal, derived from the Latin word “fatum” – destiny. The locals often arrange concerts in the restaurants to present this sad yet beautiful tunes to tourists.
#9 Feitoria Restaurant & Wine Bar
Doca do Bom Sucesso
Portuguese dishes blend with exotic gastronomy here. Sophisticated atmosphere and great selection of wines will help you handle the meeting on top.
Fact #6: One of the most remarkable sights in Lisbon is The Ascensor de Santa Justa, street elevator, which connects two parts of the city by taking passengers from Baixa to the Chiado district which is 45 meters higher.
Largo de S. Carlos, 10
Could be the most admired restaurant in the list. Distinguished with two Michelin stars and elected one of the best 100 restaurants in the world. Elegantly designed and tastefully furnished, it contributes to productive talks.
Fact #7: One of the most popular Lisbon attractions is a tram. Lisbon trams were originally called «Americanos» and the first operational route was made in 1873. Despite the fact that it is a public transport, hundreds of tourists find it very exciting to take a tram ride around the city.back to blog