ROOFTOP BAR (MUNDIAL HOTEL) – Promenades

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From the Castle to Lisbon’s downtown (Baixa) and the Tagus River, this Bar probably has one of the best views in Lisbon.

It’s open from 6:30 PM to midnight, and offers a wide range of drinks and cocktails, along side with some snacks.

To improve your Lisbon Experience, sometimes the magnificent view comes with Jazz Concerts.

WHERE: Largo Martim Moniz – See it on Google Maps

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CNN PRESENTS 7 REASONS WHY LISBON IS EUROPE’S COOLEST CITY | News

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“If it means being loaded with atmosphere, charm, great food and nightlife, yet ignored by the bulk of travelers, then Lisbon deserves consideration as Europe’s coolest capital.”

This is how CNN journalist Fiona Dunlop opened her article about Lisbon last Sunday. According to the newspaper, the Portuguese Capital deserves the title of “Coolest City of Europe” due to 7 reasons (the same number of hills in Lisbon):

1 – Never ending Nightlife

2 – Great Cosine (see Lisbon Xperience recommended restaurants)

3 – “Lisbonites” Irony

4 – Sea Coast, Beaches and Old Palaces / Castles

5 – Building Designs

6 – Range of Art

7 – Great Historic Streets 

Read the full CNN article here

 

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TARTINE | Restaurants

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It might have a French name, and a French chef, but its food couldn’t be more Portuguese. Both Restaurant and a Pastry, Tartine has a great location, really close to  Rua Garret (Chiado’s main street).

Great to start your day, or after a long day shopping in Lisbon, relax and Experience the variety of breads and cakes offered by Tartine.

They also serve great meals for lunch, and brunch on weekends.

If you’re spending your birthday in Lisbon, ask Tartine to bake your birthday cake! They make the some of the best in town.

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OPEN: Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 20:00. Saturdays and Holidays from 10:00 to 20:00. Closes at Sundays.

ORDERS / RESERVATIONS: 213 429 108

AVERAGE PRICE: 13,00€

RESTAURANT TYPE: Portuguese Pastry

WHERE:  Rua Serpa Pinto 15 A – See it on Google Maps

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CASTLE OF ST. GEORGE HAD MORE THAN 1 MILLION VISITORS IN 2013 | News

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The latest report announced that Castle of St. George had an increase of 3,4% comparing to 2012, with a total of 1.025.153 visitors (90% foreign).

Open every day of the year, the Castelo de S. Jorge (Castle of St. George) is one of Lisbon’s best places to discover the Portuguese heritage, some of its history at the Museum, Experience the Moorish ruins (11th century) neighborhood at the Archaeological Site, feel the amazing and unique view at the Periscope – Tower of Ulysses, have a chilling moment at the Castle Café, go with guided tours or just enjoy the music, theater, festivals and other events that happen all year at this great monument.

WHERE – See it on Google Maps

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A GALERIA | News

Just a few meters from  the “Pink Street” in Lisbon (close to lx boutique hotel), you will now find a store exclusively dedicated to promote online brands in the offline world.

GALERIA LISBON EXPERIENCE

The Galeria (Gallery) rised from the ruins of the old blacksmith shop of the neighborhood. Its a pop-up store that will give a temporary dwelling for young brands, projects and Portuguese start-ups, that were born mainly in the Social Media channels, and grew over the years with the power of “Word of Mouth”.

Now its time to show them to the real world, and give them the opportunity to highlight their physical qualities to their consumers.

The Galeria wants to be a be a showcase for new projects in various areas and at the same time having a cosmopolitan, relaxed and convivial atmosphere where you can share your experiences.

The space works on a rotating basis so you will find there something new every 2 weeks.

If you want to know more about the Galeria, or to keep up with the new brand in exhibition there, just visit their facebook page.

WHERE – Praça de São Paulo, nº 8 – See it on Google Maps

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CHIADO (CONCEPT) FACTORY OPENS IN CHIADO | News

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Chiado Factory not only stands as a concept store. It arises from the effort to produce an evolution in the concept itself, making it broader and innovative.

In addition to the concept stores, whose partners have been carefully selected to ensure a supply of excellence, Chiado Factory also has an office and training space for rental, that is similar to a business center. Apart from this, Chiado Factory has a space reserved for art, which reflects the effort of not only in boosting the culture and the projection of national artists, but fundamentally the desire to overthrow the stigma that art is something intended only for those who have a robust bank account.

WHERE: Rua da Misericórdia 79 – See it on Google Maps

 

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