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Bolshoi

‘Quirky’ doesn’t even come close to describing Bolshoi, this bizarre backstreet Russian restaurant in Lisbon. Owner Elena Hallin, a singer and multi-linguist, has achieved her intention of opening a Russian restaurant in Lisbon celebrating her culture and bringing happiness into people’s lives. 
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rnBolshoi already has a cult following among young trendsetters, who regularly queue for a seat that was most likely rescued from a rubbish tip. A sequin-laden Elena greets guests individually and invites them to leave their troubles at the door. The menu arrives on a torn piece of brown paper bag and generally consists of whatever the kitchen still has knocking about.
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rnBut people don’t come to Bolshoi for the food. When the mood suits her Elena takes to her synthesiser and entertains guests with a rendition of Russian songs. Her diva-like outfit changes are always met with rapturous applause. It’s vaudeville entertainment of the highest quality. If you’re after a night to remember, there’s no better choice.

Address
Rua Cruz dos Poiais 95-A, Bairro Alto.,
Lapa
Telephone
+ 315 21 390 8480
Opening Times
8pm-1am. Closed Sunday.
Price
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