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The best way to dine and indulge a show in Lisbon

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Lisbon is one of the most cultural cities in Europe. We rank among the top in classic and contemporary dance shows, concerts, and theater plays.

However how often do we have to rush dinner in order to show up at theater on time?Have you ever thought how easier it would be to just have dinner at the theater?

Fortunately, in Lisbon we have fantastic options to dine and get cultured. Here are five emblematic theaters of Lisbon that got a fresh breeze from top culinary experiences:

Minibar at São Luiz Theater
The first gastrobar opened by chef José Avillez. Magically executed delicious dishes that with fool your senses sided by some of the cocktails in town.
Address: Rua António Maria Cardoso, 58 (Chiado)
Opening hours: 7 pm – 2 am (every day)
Booking contact: (+351) 211914498

JNcQUOI at Tivoli Theater
One of the most buzzed openings of 2017, this place has a fusion restaurant, one of the best macarons in town, an art publisher corner, a bar, and a “fashion clinic” for men.
Address: Av. da Liberdade 182-184 (Avenida)
Opening hours: 10 am – 12 am (Monday to Wednesday); 10 am – 2 am (Thursday to Saturday)
Booking contact: (+351) 219369900

Café Lisboa at São Carlos National Theater
An homage to the Lisboner gastronomy, reviving classic dishes from our city’s belle epoque restaurants, with the guaranteed quality served by chef José Avillez.
Address: Largo de São Carlos, 23 (Chiado)
Opening hours: 12 pm – 12 am (every day)
Booking contact: (+351) 211914498

Chapitô à Mesa at Chapitô
Inspired by the traditional Portuguese cuisine, this restaurant features a modern and creative menu by chef Bertílio Gomes and a panoramic view over the Tagus river.
Address: Costa do Castelo, 7 (Castelo)
Opening hours: · 12 pm – 6 pm; 7 pm – 1.30 am (Monday to Saturday); 7 pm – 1.30 am (Sunday)
Booking contact: (+351) 218875077

Café Garret at D. Maria II National Theater
Opened in 2016, this restaurant serves petiscos (Portuguese tapas) and other regional Portuguese dishes with modern techniques. Don’t forget a good Portuguese wine to upgrade the experience.
Address: Praça Dom Pedro IV (Rossio)
Opening hours: 12 pm – 11 pm(Tuesday to Thursday);12 am – 12 pm(Friday and Saturday); 12 am – 6 pm (Sunday)
Booking contact: (+351) 211933532