Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Lisbon

Belcanto
Belcanto, José Avillez’ elegant, two Michelin-starred restaurant offers superlative modern, creative Portuguese cuisine in Lisbon’s Chiado district.
Restaurante 100 Maneiras
Found in trendy Bairro Alto in Lisbon, Restaurante 100 Maneiras serves an innovative tasting menu in their intimate dining room.
Nariz Apurado
Although mainly reliant on local Lisboetas, this friendly bistro is recommended to all. Its backstreet location makes it is a perfect choice for a real taste of Portugal.
Cervejaria Trindade
Traditional Portuguese food served up on platters and washed down with in-house beer...
XL
XL has more than enough atmosphere on its own despite its non-central location. Full of fiercely loyal fans, the premises are constantly busy and people eat and drink far more than they should...
Primavera
Solar dos Nunes
Adhering to traditional restaurant values, all energies here are put into the city's best Alentejian cuisine. The southern region Alentejo is popular with an older generation of traditionalists.
Os Corvos
Situated in a rather obscure location, away from the trendy Santa Apolonia development, it is easy to oversee this stylish residence. However, the exquisite cuisine and wine make this restaurant a top find.
Sinal Vermelho
Before hitting the late bars in the Bairro Alto area, this is a fantastic choice to dine, pre-party, in part thanks to the lighter cuisine.
Mercado de Santa Clara
After visiting The Fiera da Ladra flea market, this restaurant is a fantastic choice for lunchtimes. Tuck in to a traditional Portuguese Sunday lunch buffet...
1 de Maio
1 de Maio is located in the busy tourist district, where there are a plethora of bars to maintain your high spirits after having dinner in this vibrant restaurant...
Bonjardim
Though cheap it most certainly does not serve sub-standard piri-piri chicken - refreshingly raucous...
Can The Can
Lisbon restaurant Can The Can takes the unique approach of ‘Canned Food Goes Gourmet’.
Nariz do Vinho Tinto
Loyal to the traditional values of a good restaurant, the effort in this establishment goes solely on the cooking. Though missing a vibrant atmosphere, it still provides a pleasant dining experience.
Pinoquio
Pinoquio offers a large and varied selection, both in price and quality, of cuisine and alcohol. The location is perhaps one of the greater attributes; within walking distance of the main city squares.
Estufa Real
Although based in a rather remote location, this restaurant provides more than enough to make the journey worth while. The Sunday brunch is particularly popular.

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