Best bars in Lisbon
Portugal’s capital and important Western Europe city Lisbon has much to offer you with when it comes to beverages and soft drinks. Finding the right bar is important because when you are around the city for a vacation you wouldn’t wish to throw up during travel or blow your budget affording expensive drink. Here’s a quick guide to find the best bars and pubs in Lisbon.
Artis, Rua do DiarioNoticias. The classic wine bar gives you a variety of pestiscos (Portugal’s Tapas). The wooden furniture and dim lighting will make the feel right to take some wine and dine.
Bicaense, Rua do BIca Belo, the bar is rated the favourite among the Lisboans youngsters. You could see a fun crowd with arty classes and resident DJ mixing the songs to the Portugal feel. Film projectors dominate the decorations and flashing lights fill the spirits.
British Bar, RuaBernadino Costa, if you from Britain or around make sure you visit the bar for a drink. The bar is stuck at 1930s and has the famous anti-clockwise clock. It would satisfy any Brit men for the taste and dining needs.
Champagneria Real, Calcada Marques de Abrantes, the champagne bar in Santos serves you until midnight where you could have anything from sparklers and local wine. More elaborate meals can be ordered for your drink. The bar also has a luxury lounge for you to relax after your heavy drink and dinner. Jazz music and Bossa nova are some highlights of the feel the bar gives you.
Cinco Lounge, Rua Ruben A. Leitao, the bar is highly recommended for tourist, residents as experienced people who handled the Michelin- starred restaurants, and Relais & Chateaux hotels run it. This leaves the Lounge to have top class decors and furnishing. The served dishes, sushi and snacks with original cocktails with fresh fruits are sparking ling. The top factor is the price where it is considered less expensive to Lounges of similar kind still you expect top class service and drink from it.
A Ginginha, Largo de Domingos, if you are into hard drink this is your destination. Tiny- Hole- In- The- Wall as the locals call it after being named from the local Cherry brandy served in shots. It is a awesome place with narrow streets and hard rock.
Grapes & Bites, Rua do Norte, the tables of the bar are large barrels and you could order from about 200 Portugal wines accompanied a variety of cheese snack that are special here. The classic feel with barrels around and love for wine tops the bar.
Hot club de Portugal, Praca da Alegria, the club is about 60 years old now and been certified one of the oldest jazz clubs in the world. The place is expensive a bit. The proud names gone through the doors were Quincy Jones and Dexter Gordon. Till date the club is unfiltered but jazz rocking the beat.
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