8 Best Rooftop Restaurants in Lisbon

Dine high above the charming rooftops of the Portuguese capital.

August 14, 2022
5 Best Rooftop Restaurants in Lisbon
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Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is one of the best rooftop cities in Europe. The pleasant year-round climate and the lovely city-vibes are two main reasons for this.

Here you can find a lot of rooftop bars, but many of the terraces also serve as a Lisbon rooftop restaurants. So, you can have your Bacalhau with a side of amazing views.

Most of the rooftop restaurants in Lisbon are open all year round. Part beacuese the weather usually allows, but also because many offer both indoor and outdoor seating.

Heading up to the top restuarants in Lisbon means you can have a romantic and charming dinner while overlooking the city, and then stick around as the terrace vibes turn higher.

Here’s the The Rooftop Guide´s 8 favorite rooftop restaurants in Lisbon. Enjoy!

1. SkyBar and SEEN Lisboa

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - SkyBar and SEEN Lisboa
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - SkyBar and SEEN Lisboa | Photo: www.skybarrooftop.com/

Located on top of the famous Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa, right in the heart of Lisbon, the Sky Bar and SEEN Lisbon is a modern and luxurious rooftop bar and restaurant that's sure to charm you.

Offering both inside and outside seating, as well as fantastic panoramic views of the city, this multi-level and multi-space venue is the perfect place for a rooftop dinner, refreshing cocktails and night time vibes.

At the open-air Sky Bar you'll be able to find champagne, a fantastic delicious of wines, expertly-crafted cocktails, artisanal beers and tasty bites. All served with fantastic views over the Lisbon skyline.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - SkyBar and SEEN Lisboa
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - SkyBar and SEEN Lisboa | Photo: www.skybarrooftop.com/

The indoor-otudoor rooftop restaurant and bar SEEN is located one floor up, offering authentic, fresh and high-quality dishes with inspiration from both Portugal and Brazil. There is also a Sushi Bar for anyone craving more Japanese tastes.

The atmosphere at this beautiful restaurant and bar is relaxed, trendy and vibrant, all at once. With a mixed crowd and live DJs and other performers livening up the place nightly, the Sky Bar and SEEN Lisbon is a fantastic choice whenever you're in the city.

SKY BAR & SEEN

Hotel Tivoli Lisboa, Av. da Liberdade 185, Lisbon

Portugese / Brazilian / Asian

Main: ~€25

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2. Silk Club

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Silk Club
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Silk Club | Photo: https://silk-club.com/

A versatile and exciting rooftop, the Silk Club offers both a delicious restaurant and an enjoyable clubbing experience.

Offering fantastic views over Lisbon and the ocean, a variety of comfy lounge furniture, and the kind of style only old historic buildings are known for, the Silk Club is the kind of destination one visits to celebrate special events or to impress.

The rooftop restaurant, which offers only indoor seating options, boasts large floor to ceiling windows that lets you peer down at the Bairro Alto and a fantastic, high-end menu that features Wagyu Beef and fresh sushi.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Silk Club
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Silk Club | Photo: https://silk-club.com/

For drinks, you can move over to the bar, which offers not only fantastically crafted cocktails, a large selection of wine and champagnes, but also the best spirits.

In both locales, the atmosphere tends towards luxurious ad sophisticated, though it does tend to change as the night goes on.

Early evenings, the open-air terrace is the ideal spot for relaxing after-work cocktails, and the rooftop restaurant perfect for enjoying a delicious dinner.

Once midnight hits, however, the Silk Club livens up with the clubbing audience, and the entire terrace becomes a party, where you ca dance side to side with some of Lisbon's finest.

SILK CLUB

14 Rua da Misericordia, Chiado, Lisbon

Japanese / Mediterranean

Main: ~€30

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3. SUBA Restaurante

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - SUBA Restaurante
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - SUBA Restaurante | Photo: https://verridesc.pt/

On top of the suberb hotel Verride Palácio Santa Catarina you find SUBA Restaurante, an intimate and stylish rooftop restaurant and bar.

Set in a beautiful and renovated 18th-century historic palace, the aim is to provide an experience on a par with the surroundings.

With a refined indoor dining room, and a 20-seat open-air rooftop terrace, here you are surrounded with an amazing 360º view over Lisbon and the Tagus River.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - SUBA Restaurante
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - SUBA Restaurante | Photo: https://verridesc.pt/

Open daily for lunch and dinner, SUBA serves an upscale selection of creative and innovative Portugese cuisine, created by Chef Fábio Alves.

Meat, fish and vegetarian dishes are available as á la carte, or you can go for different tasting menu's with wine pairing. Or maybe even better, the 5-course Chef's Menu.

Monday to Friday the rooftop also offers an Executive Menu during lunch. Renewed weekly, it includes welcome couvert, two options of starter, main course and dessert, ending with a selection of petit fours and coffee.

Sophisticated yet unpretentious in atmosphere, and with top-class service, SUBA Restaurante is an elevated spot perfect to make the most out of any special evening.

SUBA

Hotel Verride Palácio de Santa Catarina, R. de Santa Catarina nº 1, 1200-401 Lisboa

Upscale Portugese

Main: ~€30 / Tasting Menu: €60-€120 / Executive Lunch Menu: €30

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4. La Paparrucha

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - La Paparrucha
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - La Paparrucha | Photo: www.lapaparrucha.com/

Set over several levels, and mixing indoor and outdoor seating, La Paparrucha brings a large slice of Argentina to the trendy Principe Real area of Lisbon.

Restaurant, Bar and Rooftop, the rustic and retro venue offers amazing views over the Lisbon rooftops, both through panoramic windows and the open-air terrace.

Following the values of Argentine gastronomy, the main attraction at La Paparrucha used to be meat carefully prepared on the famous Parrilla grill. And while it still is part of the allure, the concept and menu has evolved, offering a more comprehensive selection of cuisine.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - La Paparrucha
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - La Paparrucha | Photo: www.lapaparrucha.com/

You can enjoy your perfectly grilled Argentinian meat, but you can also go for fish, pasta or a vegetarian option. Complementing the food is a wide selection of Portugese and Argentinian wines.

Open daily for lunch and dinner, La Paparrucha offers an informal but refined setting, great for stylish yet casual meals with sweeping views.

You can also settle for a visit a the vibrant bar, where a wide selection of house cocktails, spirits, mate tea and tango music will keep you occupied for a long time.

LA PAPRRUCHA

R. Dom Pedro V 18 20, 1250-094 Lisboa

Argentinian

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5. Limão Rooftop

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Limão Rooftop
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Limão Rooftop | Photo: www.h10hotels.com/

If what you're looking for is a fantastic rooftop destination filled with Mediterranean vibes, then look no further, as the Limão Rooftop Bar can give you exactly that.

Located on the 10th floor of the H10 Duque de Louléis hotel, this rooftop boasts modern lounge furniture, a small and cozy outdoor terrace, fantastic service, and jaw-dropping views of Lisbon and the sea.

Offering both indoor and outdoor seating, a nice selection of both drinks and bites, this is the kind of venue you want to visit to close your visit to Lisbon with style.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Limão Rooftop
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Limão Rooftop | Photo: www.h10hotels.com/

While foremost a rooftop bar, offering champagne, a fantastic selection of Gin & Tonics, wines, classic cocktails, and spirits from around the world, Limão also offers a delicious menu of Portuguese tapas. Perfect for sharing and filling enough for a lighter rooftop dinner.

Charming in setting, Limão Rooftop is a fantastic spot for casual outings with friends, or a romantic evening with a loved one.

Though both the atmosphere and the clientele are casual, reservations are encouraged, as the seating is limited, particularly in the outdoor terrace.

LIMÃO ROOFTOP

Avenida Duque de Loulé 81-83, Lisbon

Tapas

Sharing plate: ~€10

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6. Rossio Gastrobar

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Rossio Gastrobar
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Rossio Gastrobar | Photo: www.altishotels.com/

Crowning the 5-star hotel Altis Avenida, and overlooking the Rossio Square, stands the Rossio Gastrobar, a fantastic rooftop that aims to mix food with drinks to deliver a unique experience.

Rossio Gastrobar offers both indoor and outdoor seating, with plenty of space on the exterior terrace.

Boasting Art Deco style, comfortable and luxurious lounge furniture, and a unique style throughout the entire place, Rossio is the perfect locale for those looking for a beautiful destination both inside and out.

Up here, you'll be able to choose from a long and delicious list of signature seasonal cocktails, all made fresh with local ingredients, a great wine list carefully selected by André Figuinba, world-spirits, and other drinks.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Rossio Gastrobar
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Rossio Gastrobar | Photo: www.altishotels.com/

There's also a fantastic food menu, also made with seasonal ingredients ad changing according to the time of the year.

The food in the rooftop restaurant is meant to share and go fantastically well with some of the drinks of the house, so next time you're visiting, make sure to ask your waiter for help pairing up your drinks and your food.

Though Rossio enjoys a relaxed and mellow crowd most of the week, come the weekend, and thanks in no small to the presence of local DJs, Rossio takes a more energetic appearance, with dancing crowds and live music shows.

ROSSIO GASTROBAR

Altis Avenida Hotel, 120 Rua 1º Dezembro, Lisbon

Mediterranean / European

Sharing plate: ~€15

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7. BAHR - Barrio Alto Hotel Restaurant

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - BAHR - Barrio Alto Hotel Restaurant
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - BAHR | Photo: www.bahr.pt/

This newly renovated Lisbon rooftop restaurant and bar offers fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisbon's famous Bairro Alto, and the city's skyline.

Set five floors up, BAHR is a modern and bohemian indoor / outdoor venue where you can enjoy some of Lisbon's best cuisine.

Created by Michelin Star Chef Nuno Mendes, the rooftop restaurant serves top Portuguese dishes, uniquely presented and with influences from all over the world, along with seasonal light dishes on the outdoor terrace.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - BAHR - Barrio Alto Hotel Restaurant
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - BAHR | Photo: www.bahr.pt/

Open from early morning to midnight, you can visit the rooftop for anything from a weekend brunch to a fine dinner. Or just some drinks and bites in between.

If you're looking for a luxurious and exclusive atmosphere that nevertheless appears to a more casual and worldly crowd, a visit to the Bairro Alto Hotel is a must.

BAHR

Bairro Alto Hotel, 8 Praca Luis de Camoes, Lisbon

Portugese

Main: ~€30

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8. Lost In

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Lost In
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Lost In | Photo: https://lostinrestaurante.com/

While maybe more of a hilltop terrace than a 'true' rooftop restaurant, the vibrant Lost In Restaurant & Bar still offers some of the most impressive panoramics over Lisbon you can find.

Perched above the hip Príncipe Real district, here you find an indoor dining room with retractable panoramic windows, as well as a lush outdoor terrace, where you are not only surrounded by views, but also plenty of colorful features and rural paintings.

Rooftop restaurants Lisbon - Lost In
Rooftop restaurant Lisbon - Lost In | Photo: https://lostinrestaurante.com/

Known as 'the most shanti restaurant' in Lisbon, Lost In do offer tastes from India, but also a wide mix of classic international cuisine, fused with the best of Portugese Tradition.

Open daily for dinner and most days also for lunch, the rooftop menu includes everything from Slow Cooked Ribs and Salted Codfish in Teryakki, to Falafel Burger and Tandoori Chiken.

Complemented with refreshing cocktails and plenty of wines, Lost In can be yout tranquil retreat to spend long hours in the sun, but also your vibrant venue for a fun rooftop dinner with all the views you need.

LOST IN

R. Dom Pedro V Nº56-D, 1250-094 Lisboa

International

Main: ~€17

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