Lisbon and its 10 most beautiful terraces
With this article you will discover 10 exceptional addresses, some of which are almost confidential, which list the most beautiful terraces with a view of Lisbon. The city being built on 7 hills, many places offer exceptional panoramas.
TERRACE BA at Bairro Alto Hotel
Terrace BA is the bar of the Bairro Alto Hotel (5 stars). Despite the fact that this terrace is not very large, it has already been considered one of the most beautiful terraces in the world. The Terrace BA bar offers a breathtaking view over the rooftops of the historic center of Lisbon with the 25 April bridge in panorama. The warm and welcoming atmosphere and the sofas with numerous cushions underline a comfortable atmosphere. Lisbon
SKY BAR at Hôtel Tivoli Liberdade
Clearly, one of the most beautiful views of Lisbon. Located on the ninth and top floor of the Tivoli Hotel (5 stars), the Sky Bar is a lounge with sofas and comfortable seats from where you can admire the Tagus River, but also the Baixa and Château Saint Georges districts. The Sky Bar offers a good cocktail menu with or without alcohol as well as light meals (salads, soups and wraps). For a more generous meal, the Terraço restaurant is right next door. Lisbon
PARK LISBOA, The rooftop
The roof of the parking lot (7th floor) which is at the gates of Bairro Alto has become one of the compulsory spots to do in Lisbon in the late afternoon and on the hottest summer nights. Open since summer 2013, the Park Lisboa with wooden tables and shrubs gives the impression of a hanging garden. The view of the April 25 Bridge and the Church of Santa Catarina is magnificent. The menu is made up of all the usual drinks and rather dietetic cuisine. Hamburgers. are very popular and are based on cod (bacalhau), pork or vegetarian. It is possible to have lunch and dinner there. Open-air cinema or eclectic-style DJs liven up the terrace in the evening (jazz, Brazilian music, theme evenings). The Park does not accept reservations.
ROOFTOP BAR at Hôtel Mundial
You will be amazed by the panorama from this terrace which is located on the ninth floor of the Hotel Mundial (4 stars). Castelo de São Jorge will be right next door and you can contemplate the Baixa, Chiado and Tagus districts. The bar opens its doors before dinner and allows you to start the night sipping a cocktail against a jazzy background. For a more generous meal, the Varanda de Lisboa restaurant also welcomes you on the terrace.
SILK CLUB, The rooftop nightclub chic
Located on the top floor of a Chiado building, the Silk Club has been one of the trendiest and most exclusive spaces in Lisbon since it opened in 2008. The establishment is a member of “The World’s Finest Clubs” and is considered as one of the most spectacular bars / clubs in Lisbon. The bar offers almost 360 ° panoramic views of the historic city center. The decoration is minimalist and the atmosphere is sophisticated while inviting to relaxation. the Silk Club serves meals of Mediterranean cuisine from 7 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. From midnight, the resident DJ takes over until the end of the night.
LA PAPARRUCHA, the Argentinian restaurant with a superb terrace
La Paparrucha is a concept of Argentine parilla (barbecue). The restaurant meats, cold meats and cheeses are excellent. You are served the meat on a hot plate and you finish cooking as you wish. For a low budget, you can enjoy the view for a lunch buffet at noon for € 12.50. The hotel has a room with panoramic views and an outdoor terrace.
MEMMO ALFAMA TERRACE, the rooftop of the most beautiful hotel in Alfama
To find this terrace, go to a narrow lane near the Lisbon Cathedral (Sé). The bar is on the first floor of the Memmo Alfama Hotel (4 stars), not on the top floor for once. This does not prevent it from being at the top of one of the most symbolic places in Lisbon: the Alfama, the most typical and oldest quarter of the city. It is one of the most beautiful views of the Tagus river and one of the oldest parts of the city. The 19th century facade of the hotel has been preserved, but the interior design is elegant, modern and contemporary. The bar adjoins the hotel’s panoramic swimming pool. The menu offers a selection of Portuguese wines and tapas.
ENTRETANTO, the terrace of the Chiado Hotel
The terrace located on the 7th floor of the Hotel do Chiado (4 stars) offers a breathtaking view of Lisbon. You can observe the historic center and the Tagus River while enjoying a tea, a cold drink in the afternoon or a cocktail in the evening.
VARANDA DO CASTELO, the terrace of the Vintage Lisboa Hotel
The panoramic terrace bar on the top floor of the Vintage Lisboa Hotel (5 stars) opens during spring and summer in the late afternoon (5 p.m.). The 19th century building has been restored and a vintage 1940s-style interior has been recreated. Varanda do Castelo means “The Balconies of the Castle” because it offers a beautiful view of the Saint George Castle, one of the oldest monuments in Lisbon. The menu consists of tapas and cocktails which vary daily.
LOST IN, the boho and alternative terrace
This terrace turns to the East with itsexotic decoration, inspired by India and with Zen influences. A Hindu goddess painted on a wall watches youwhile you’re offered a cosmopolitan menu. The Lost In will serve you light meals throughout theday (croque-monsieurs, wraps, salads) but also any type of drink. Theon rainy days you can find refuge in the indoor lounges which arealso very pleasant.