The best speakeasy in town, this place is inspired by Prohibition-era bars in the US and has a clandestine air – not least because it is in a basement and you must ring the bell to be let in. (There’s even a secret extra room: just ask to be shown it.) The drinks list was drawn up by some of the city’s finest bartenders and is constantly changing, helping Red Frog place on lists of the world’s best bars. So when it comes to choosing your drink, just put yourself in their good hands and try something new.
Lisbon is famously hilly, and embarking on an intrepid mission to discover the city’s many historical and cultural attractions is thirsty work. Luckily, there is a long list of modern and more traditional bars where you can get happily rehydrated after a day’s exploration. The best Lisbon bars range from terraces with seemingly infinite views to clandestine speakeasies to new and buzzing taprooms. From Portuguese craft beers to contemporary cocktails, you’re in for a smörgåsbord of alcoholic refreshments here. And if you’ve had a long day out exploring this city’s marvellous things to do, you definitely deserve a drink. Here are the 14 best places to find one.
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