Bar, Cocktail Bar, Pub Grub
Red Frog Speakeasy
Bar, Cocktail Bar, Cocktails
The Old Pharmacy
Sometimes, a glass of something tasty is just what the “doctor” prescribes. Instead of medicine, this pharmacy-turned-bar has cabinets filled with hundreds of wine bottles. Located in Bairro Alto, The Old Pharmacy is perfectly situated to attract plenty of attention – and it does just that. From the small and intimate table arrangements to the alluring white walls and cabinets, this aesthetically appealing venue is definitely an eye-catcher.
Bar, Hotel Restaurant, Portuguese, Pub Grub
Lisbon is known for its terraces and rooftop venues, but few can compete with Sky Bar in Avenida da Liberdade. Located at the top of the Tivoli Avenida Hotel, it is an open-air bar with phenomenal panoramic views over the city, creating a simple yet powerful celestial concept. Sophisticated and upscale, with a full cocktail menu and an assortment of delicious bites, this is the place to go if you don’t mind spending a bit more money and a lot of time up above Lisbon.
Park Bar is another trendy rooftop and one of the most popular hangouts in the city. Properly named, it is situated the top floor of a parking garage in lower Bairro Alto. Despite this location, there is an earthy feel about Park Bar with its decorative plants and wood seating areas. The view takes in the top of the Santa Catarina Church in addition to the Tagus River and 25 of April Bridge.
Bar, Restaurant, Vegetarian, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegan, Gluten-free
It’s easy to forget that you’re still in Lisbon when at the Lost In Café and Bar, but don’t worry, the city’s iconic views will remind you. The multi-color seating and decorations, in addition to the greenery, create a bohemian vibe that’s unique in the Principe Real neighborhood. It is also a romantic and relaxing venue, mainly sought after for the outdoor seating, and blankets are even provided when the temperatures dip in the evenings.
In English, Pensão Amor means Love Guesthouse and hints at the location’s original use as a brothel back when Cais do Sodré acted as Lisbon’s red-light district. In fact, the entire bar honors the area’s colorful past with bright walls, brighter curtains fringing the doorways, dancing poles, and provocative art. Despite this exciting vibe, the venue is pretty relaxed and acts as a cool hangout spot for both couples and groups, and it sometimes hosts shows including (but not limited to) burlesque.
Source: Culture Trip