Lisbon, Portugal is one of my favorite places in the world. It’s a truly magical city, filled with history and modern culture alike. I loved exploring Lisbon, and absolutely cannot wait to make another trip back as soon as possible! While I was there, I had the opportunity to try so much incredible food, and loved visiting some of the best rooftop restaurants Lisbon has to offer. I’m still dreaming of them!
Whether you’re planning your first trip to Lisbon, Portugal or have visited many times and are looking forward to another trip back, you want to make sure that you experience all of the best rooftop restaurants in Lisbon. There’s truly nothing like eating delicious food with a beautiful view of the city, and Portugal is so stunning. Read on to discover all of the best rooftop restaurants in Lisbon that you need to try out for yourself.
BEST ROOFTOP RESTAURANTS LISBON HAS TO OFFER
Lisbon is a beautiful, lively city with so much to do and experience. One of my favorite things to do is to visit Lisbon’s rooftop bars – they offer such a great combination of delicious new foods, beautiful views, and a fun environment to experience the culture of the area. Some are connected to hotels while other stand alone, but these sky bars are some of my favorite spots in the city. They’re luxurious, stylish, and so much fun!
If you’re planning a trip to Lisbon, here are a few of the top rooftop restaurants that you can’t miss out on. Keep reading to learn all of the details and begin planning your trip!
Seen Lisbon was one of my favorite spots in the city. If you’re looking for the best rooftop restaurant Lisbon has to offer, this should be a definite spot on your list. This luxury rooftop bar is modern, sleek, and stylish. You have your choice of sitting indoors or outdoors at Seen, with panoramic views of the city. Offering eclectic cuisine and a myriad of incredible drinks, there is something for every palette on the menu.
You’ll love the atmosphere, which is the perfect blend of hip and relaxed. The live DJ is fantastic, and the views of Lisbon can’t be beat. It’s definitely a must-visit stop whenever you’re in the city.
GO A LISBOA
This stunning rooftop bar is clean and sleek, coastal inspired and luxurious. It’s spacious (fun fact: it’s Lisbon’s largest rooftop!) and perfect for a night out with friends. Known as the Rooftop Oasis, enjoy the sights of Lisbon, featuring the 25 de Abril Bridge. Enjoy dishes from all over the world, all made with fresh local ingredients for a taste you will love.
Go A Lisboa is also a hub for community events, so there is always something fun in store. From yoga to backgammon to workshops and music galore, it’s the perfect place to enjoy something fun and interesting and connect with others. The roof also has glass walls and temperature control, so it can be enjoyed comfortably year-round, no matter the weather conditions.
MAMA SHELTER LISBOA ROOFTOP
If you want a relaxed, laid back environment in which to enjoy some great food and drinks with a fabulous view, it’s hard to beat Mama Shelter Lisboa Rooftop. This tropical-inspired rooftop is filled with vibrance and life, with plants and beautiful, bright decor. Play games, grab drinks, and laugh with friends. But time your visit carefully, because they don’t take reservations!
The Mama Shelter Lisboa Rooftop has 360 degree views of Lisbon, as well as the Tagus river. The restaurant and bar is open from lunch on, so be sure to spend an afternoon or evening at this fabulous rooftop destination.
THE ART INN
The rooftop at the Art Inn is a bohemian dream, a breath of fresh air amidst the hustle and bustle of your time in Lisbon. There’s nothing like their alfresco dining experience, with a natural, lush environment with space to lounge and relax.
If you’re a fan of Italian cuisine, the Art Inn is the place to go. Their delicious menu of both small and large plates is perfectly paired with a variety of delicious wines, cocktails, and other drinks, for a meal you will be sure to remember.
Settle in for an elegant, upscale experience at the Silk Club. With a menu featuring Japanese and Mediterranean food, these Asian fusion dishes will blow you away. If you’re craving real sushi, the Silk Club is the way to go, but they also feature a number of other delectable dishes for you to enjoy.
The Silk Club also seeks to go back to the private clubs of old, making it an elegant and refined space to enjoy the company of those you love or to host an upcoming event or celebration. If you have an occasion, the Silk Club will be the perfect place to make memories you’ll cherish.
Let’s be honest – we all want to get lost in Lisbon. The Lost In Restaurant and Bar knows that better than anyone – and so they cultivated a space that guests will want to return to again and again. Based in Portuguese tradition, Lost In offers incredible Portuguese cuisine in a relaxed environment with beautiful views of the city of Lisbon.
What really makes Lost In unique is their delicious menu of Mediterranean-Asian fusion dishes for a touch of the exotic. I can’t help but want to try everything on their menu!
The art deco-inspired Rossio Gastrobar is one of the coolest spots in Lisbon. Located near Rossio Square in the heart of Lisbon, Rossio Gastrobar is a stunningly beautiful yet comfortable and relaxing bar with gorgeous views of the city. Due to its fantastic location, you can see so many famous, iconic sights as you dine, and will be right in the midst of everything to explore before or after your visit.
Everything at Rossio Gastrobar is made from scratch, and you’ll be dreaming of their signature cocktails long after your visit. I love the versatility of this bar – it’s a great spot for day or night, though it’s hard to beat the nighttime scene at Rossio Gastrobar. The vibe is incredible, and the weekend DJ creates a great atmosphere.
Suba considers their restaurant to be their palace, and trust me – when you dine at Suba, you will feel like a queen. There is nothing like their elegance and refinement, with clean lines, stylish decor, and beautiful views of the water. Their 360 degree rooftop boasts breathtaking views that will leave you utterly enchanted.
Foodies will rejoice at the unique Michelin Star menu filled with new and exciting flavors. Perfect for the sophisticated diner, Suba is the perfect place to try something new that you will end up falling in love with. Named “Best Luxury Boutique Hotel Restaurant”, you simply have to experience Suba for yourself.
For a taste of Argentina in Portugal, visit La Paparrucha. This trendy restaurant and bar features a rustic yet retro style, with the stunning Panoramic room giving you views of the city as well as the terrace.
It’s impossible to speak to how delicious the food is at La Paparrucha. For almost two decades, they have been serving the people of Lisbon, and patrons keep coming back for more. They truly offer the best of Argentinian cuisine, with authentic dishes for every palate. Whether you’re dying for a good Argentinian steak or prefer to stick to vegetarian dishes, there is something that you will love at La Paparrucha.
BAHR – BARRIO ALTO HOTEL RESTAURANT
Located at the upscale Barrio Alto Hotel, the Barrio Alto Hotel Restaurant – better known as BAHR – is a must visit on your rooftop tour of Lisbon. I love that it’s open all day, so you can swing by whenever best fits your schedule – breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
I love the indoor dining space connected to the open kitchen, but I love the outdoor terrace even more – after all, how can you beat the stunning views of the Tejo river? With a Michelin Star menu, it’s the perfect place to try delicious Portuguese cuisine, and to enjoy an unforgettable cocktail with friends or loved ones.
I am completely and utterly obsessed with the vibe of Limão Rooftop. It features a sunny and stylish design that makes you feel as though you could walk right out the door and touch the ocean. Everything is blue and white, immaculately designed and seamlessly created. I particularly love the outdoor terrace, where you can pop in to enjoy a drink with a beautiful sunlit view of the city in the afternoon. It’s easier to get in during the day than evening – at night, you’ll want to make sure you have a reservation, as it can quickly fill up. Indoor seating is available as well, but unless it’s raining, why would you want to miss out on this gorgeous space?
Limão offers cocktails, wines, gin and tonics, and delicious tapas that will make your mouth water. Once you visit, I can guarantee you’ll find yourself wanting to come back as soon as possible!
Named after the book ‘Message’ by Fernando Pessoa, Mensagem is an intimate, beautiful space that you will absolutely love. Located atop the Lisboa Pessoa Hotel, this restaurant and bar boasts panoramic views of the beautiful city of Lisbon. Sit indoors or outdoors, and enjoy delicious Portugese meals and drinks that are simply to die for.
There’s nothing like sitting with friends to enjoy a beverage while listening to live music at sunset at Mensagem. It’s a great environment – relaxed yet upscale, and with so many beautiful touches of luxury. Plus, one of my favorite fun facts about the restaurant portion of Mensagem is that it features eight small niches, each named after a poem by Fernando Pessoa. It adds such a fun and unique touch of culture that really sets the place apart.
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