Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, attracts numerous visitors every year. No wonder, since the charming city captivates with its friendly locals, cultural treasures, a very special and unique metropolitan flair and a beautiful view over the seemingly endless Atlantic Ocean.
But especially in the evening, when the sun has set behind the horizon, the city awakens and attracts a multitude of people to visit its colorful streets to celebrate in one of the many bars and pubs, meet friends and enjoy life. We have picked five of the coolest and trendiest bars that you should definitely not miss during a trip to Lisbon!
RoberTine Tapas & Winebar
The small but very cozy RoberTine Tapas & Wine Bar is located in the Rua das Taipas. Every day from 3 p.m. onwards it offers its guests lunch and dinner, delicious tapas and a wide selection of exquisite Portuguese wines. On the weekends, the bar is open from 12 p.m. and invites you for stayying until midnight with a glass of wine or other fruity drinks to while away the evening.Warmly welcomed by the owners Robert and Tine as well as the friendly service team, you will not only be expertly advised, but also get to enjoy the romantic atmosphere of this very unique wine bar, designed to look like a ship, with pleasant jazz music playing in the background. The RoberTine Tapas & Winebar is not only characterized by its variety of different wines though, but also offers a culinary selection of the best meat from the region, delicious cheese, olives and many other delicious snacks.
Bar Gin Lovers & Less
The Bar Gin Lovers & Less opened its doors in October 2015. It is located in an old town palace in the trendy district of Principe Real with a stylish ambience. Every day from 12 p.m. it offers international cuisine as well as first class alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, which can be enjoyed in the courtyard of the large Embaixada Concept store as well as on the beautiful terrace in a harmonious atmosphere in cozy armchairs. As one of the best addresses for gin lovers, the bar offers a great selection of gins from all over the world, which are sorted by their respective country of origin. Coffee, tea and many delicious meals are also available in this unique bar with an old hall flair. The prices for a Gin-cocktail between 8 and 15 Euros are clearly above the average in Lisbon, but thanks to the dreamlike setting, the high standard and the friendly service team you won’t regret paying just a little more money for your drink. Don’t forget to try a cocktail with lavender flavor and white grapes – they taste just heavenly!
Cool DJ beats, a cozy ambience and a young, friendly audience is waiting for you in the urban Skybar PARK in the district of Bairro Alto. As an absolute insider tip, it is hidden on the roof of a car park, which makes it somewhat complicated to enter. Once on top, it offers an all-the-more beautiful view of the city quarter and the bridge of the 25th of April. The bar offers drinks for all tastes at fair price of an average of 6 Euros and captivates, especially, with its cozy decoration with many green plants and beautiful candlelight. Enjoy the probably best sundowner in Lisbon in a relaxed lounge atmosphere and admire the wonderful sunset from above the city.
A clear recommendation is also the Noobai Bar, whose terraces lie immediately above the city and offer a beautiful view of the river Tejo, the famous bridge of the 25th April as well as the Cristo Rei statue. Sip cocktails, try fruity wines and spoil yourself culinary with the friendly staff and a magnificent view over the roofs of Lisbon. Treat yourself with an aperitif and enjoy typical Portuguese fish with wine pairings. Early birds get to enjoy a large breakfast with a beautiful view of the sunrise over Lisbon. The bistro bar Noobai is particularly popular with couples as you will immediately notice the unique romantic magic that is in the air.
Red Frog Speakeasy Bar
Press for Cocktail: With this slogan, the Red Frog Cocktail Bar is waiting for you in the remote Rua do Salitre, embedded in a classy cellar restaurant with cocktails of high quality, creative long drinks and delicious shots. Look forward to good conversations, a young friendly team and pleasant soul and electro swing music. Get a taste of the Speakeasy bar with its well-crafted menu and experience an unforgettable evening with a special flair with modern furnishing and comfortable seats. Don’t forget to try the atomic bomb cocktail! The Red Frog Speakeasy Bar is an absolute must when visiting the Portuguese capital!
Which bars in Lisbon have you already visited and which one you can recommend to us and our readers? We’re looking forward to your tips!