What to do in Lisbon - Food and Wine

Posted by: Diogo Mattos

Post Date 10-Jan-2020 18:12:23

When coming to Lisbon travelers from all over the world can feel the vibrant and colorful atmosphere of contemporaneity and tradition. History and Culture are spread all around the city in its ancient building, museums and main attractions. Besides, going away from the city center towards the countryside you can find the beauty hidden in the greenly and invigorating landscape. In the countryside you also find the most beautiful and famous wine estates in Portugal. So, in this post you can discover those wine producing regions and all about food and wine experiences that will get your trip to another level. After that you will have no doubts about what to do in Lisbon.

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Located in the heart of Chiado, this restaurant belongs to the world famous producer José Maria da Fonseca. This flagship store has a wide range of dishes especially selected by the chef with quite a good balance of difference between them. Additionally, you can have the perfect wine pairing for every kind of dish available, all “by the glass”. Combined with that, all appetizers and finest delicacies make a good start and harmonizing experience for your lunch or dinner in Lisbon. You can explore this amazing food and wine get together in our 1-Day in Lisbon Historic and Wine Tour.

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Located in the business district of Lisbon, the Eleven Restaurant is a modern, minimalist and organic restaurant. Facing the whole city and the Tagus river, surrounded by the gardens, this place is a must eat while you are visiting the city. The kitchen is considered a piece of art as people not only can see it through the glass walls but also enter it as they wish. Besides, the restaurant changes lighting during the day as it is affected by outside light. The chef, Joachim Koerper, has the ability to reinvent traditional dishes, what gave the restaurant its first Michelin Star in 2005. So, if you don't know what to do in Lisbon concerning food and wine experiences, you must eat at this place. In our 9-Days Lisbon Luxury Tour you can explore that and more.

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Sommelier Lisbon Wine Restaurant

The Sommelier Lisbon Restaurant is a modern and robust building equally situated in the center of the city. It is considered the best restaurant and home for wine lovers across the globe. It combines is a mixture of haute cuisine with wine tasting experiences, allowing people to choose from 80 different nectar's. There is the perfect spot to relax, get together, share ideas, meet new friends or even participate in an event. 



River Lounge Restaurant

If you want a mediterranean cuisine, the River Lounge Restaurant is definitely the place you were looking for. With a unique environment, it offers different kinds of experience throughout the day, all signed by chef Frederic Breitenbucher. Since a business lunch to an informal cocktail, there is the ideal place to enjoy one of the best gastronomic experiences. During sunny days, the outside terrace is the inviting space to taste the wine while enjoying the view of the river. Again, if you are still lost and don't know what to do in Lisbon, the River Lounge is the location you were looking for. Give yourself a treat in this restaurant available in our 9-Days Luxury Tour in Lisbon.

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River Lounge

ViniPortugal´s Tasting Room

The ViniPortugal´s Tasting room is located to the west of Praça do Comércio also known as Terreiro do Paço, an important historical area of the city. The tasting takes place in a room in the surrounding buildings of this location, in a place that was once the Royal palace of Portugal. In there you will have the chance to taste a wide diverse qualities of Portuguese wines. This wine tasting experience is available to you in our Half-day Culture and Wine Tour in Lisbon.

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By now you are probably so delighted with all that amazing food and wine tours that you cannot stand the chance to try them, right? So here at Wine Tourism in Portugal we have a specialist team of concierges to help you plan the best Food and Wine tours with all that you want. Check one of that tours we appointed to you during the post or ask for a custom proposal and see what can arrange for you. After that, you will certainly know what to do in Lisbon.

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Diogo Mattos

Written by: Diogo Mattos

Graduated in Media and Communications at University of East London and a finalist Master´s degree in Marketing Management at IPAM Porto. Diogo have been working in Digital Marketing for the past years, focusing on Content Marketing. He is passionate about travelling and tell. It shows on his writing here at Wine Tourism in Portugal.

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