Most of Portuguese people are the foodie like. Whether trying new chefs' restaurants in town or going to the classics, to dine out is a must for locals.
World cuisine restaurants are part of locals' plans too. From Japan to Peru, in Lisbon there is a culinary journey around the world awaiting...
Take a look at our list bellow.
Nepal: Casa Nepalesa
Some might know the chef's name already due its infamous italian restaurants in Lisbon: Come Prima and Forno D'Oro. However, Casa Nepalesa is where Tanka Sapkota has his roots and origins: in Nepal.
In the kitchen, there are only Nepalese cooks, and so the result couldn't be more typical and loyal to Nepalese flavours. Among the dishes, the spice is there, ain't softened to please more sensitive palates. The food aims fine dining with quality products and typical traditional dishes: from the shrimps, asparagus, kid or even boar. At Casa Nepalesa, the rustic decor, traditional music and waiters aren't hiding nothing fake, yet bringing you into a food journey to Nepal.
Mozambique: Cantinho do Aziz
Peru: Segundo Muelle
Perhaps the most international Peruvian restaurant group worldwide: from Peru, to Equador, Costa Rica, Panamá, Spain and now Portugal, in a total of 18 restaurants.
The menu includes typical Peruvian cuisine: from ceviches, tartars, quinoa or rice risotto. On the dessert choice, it is included the lime merengue "la limeña"
Praça Dom Luís I, 30, Loja 4B (Cais do Sodré).
Sun- Thur: 12 pm to 12 am /Fri and Sat: 12 pm to 1 am
Liban: Muito Bey
Muito Bey is the new world food restaurant in Lisbon. The journey bring us to Liban.
Its name brings us directly to BEY (the acronym to Beirut's airport), then we are in Portugal and so we say: "Muito bem" (very well).
The passport is stamped and so we can travel to Liban. At Muito Bey, the Lebanese owner, Ezzat Ellaz presents his restaurant for Lebanese tapas or the "mezze". The mezze can be cold or hot and include chickpea hummus, mutabal (eggplant hummus) ou labné (yoghurt) as spreads for the homemade Arab bread, the manuché. There are also falafel, makanek (beef sausages with grapefruit sauce) or kibbé.
India: Tentações de Goa