A Travessa

Cuisine: Belgian, European, Portuguese

Price: $$

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Romantic Dining: A former 17th-century convent provides the backdrop for one of the most romantic dining venues in Lisbon. With outside tables set within the cloisters and those inside arranged in and around a...  Read More
Fine Dining: Chef Nuno Coelho's insistence on using seasonal ingredients is one reason why the cuisine at this historic and wonderfully beguiling restaurant is so highly regarded. Another is the fact that much of...  Read More

  • Romantic Dining: "Reservations are essential, and parking is very difficult so it's best to arrange a taxi."
  • Fine Dining: "Book ahead in summer for a table set in the cloisters, and in winter to sit by a gloriously warming open fire."
  • Best for Romantic Dining Because: Housed in the former Convento das Barnardes do Mocambo, which was founded in 1653, A Travessa matches its historical allure with a refined and inventive menu.
  • Best for Fine Dining Because: The savouring of traditional Portuguese cooking imbued with contemporary northern European flourishes is lifted by the restaurant's beautiful location.

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