Restaurants located in the quiet and bohemian district of Principe Real offer a multicultural fusion of Portuguese cuisine and international food with unpretentious spices and flavors. Take a look at 10 of the best restaurants in the area, showcasing some of the best cuisine in Portugal.
The owner of Comida de Santo, Antonio Pinto Coelho, wants to share his passion for Bahian cuisine and culture with others. Comida de Santo represents traditional Brazilian cuisine with the focus on north-western region of Bahia. Customers can try traditional regional specialties like moquecas (salty fish stew in coconut milk) and vatapás (a delicious creamy paste made from bread, shrimps, coconut milk and palm oil). It is an excellent place to discover Brazilian wines, as well as thirst-quenching caipirinhas.
Calçada Engenheiro Miguel Pais, 39, Lisbon, Portugal, +351 21 396 3339
This spacious venue was once a silk factory that operated until the mid-19th century, and was later transformed into this modern chic restaurant. The elegant past of this place served as an inspiration for its name, Rota das Sedas (‘Route of the Silk’). It focuses on presenting traditional Portuguese food from the Lisbon region: the meals are simple and the fish and meat are well-cooked.
Rua da Escola Politécnica, 231 ,Lisbon, Portugal,+351 213 874 472