Which are the best terraces in Lisbon?

We drew up a list of the main terraces in Lisbon. The terraces of the capital, built on seven hills, provide you with absolutely stunning views and have always been a part of its culture.

Accept our invitation to visit the main terraces in Lisbon and fall in love not only with the views, but also the service provided at each of the accompanying establishments. All the establishments listed here have adopted the measures imposed by the Health Authorities, so you can relax in safety.

Entretanto Rooftop Bar

“The value of things rests not in the time they take, but the intensity with which they happen” – this is one of the slogans of one of the best terraces in Lisbon. Located on the seventh floor of the Chiado Hotel, it provides you both with a panoramic view of the city and a great place to meet up with friends and enjoy a cocktail or a light meal. Keep an eye out for Chef Igor Martinho’s suggestions.

Rua Nova do Almada, 114
1200-290 Lisboa
Open Monday to Sunday (11h to 20h)


The Ferroviário was founded in the early 60’s as place for railway workers and administration to gather and hold events. It was only in 2020 that the general public was given the opportunity to see what is one of the loveliest terraces in Lisbon.

With a new décor, cultural programming and menu, it boasts two independent stages where you can enjoy live music, cinema, photography, painting and art. The open-air terrace is about 500m2 and has a unique view over Lisbon and the Tagus, but is also famous for its menu of light meals and cocktails.

Rua de Santa Apolónia, 59
1100-468 Lisboa
Open Friday (16h to 00h), Saturday to Sunday (11h to 00h)


The highpoint of the Bahr, an extension of the Bairro Alto Hotel restaurant, is the view over the Tagus and the Lisbon rooftops. The atmosphere is modern and welcoming and you can enjoy a seasonal menu of light meals or just relax while you take in a fresh drink and the sunset.

One of the characteristics that makes this one best terraces in Lisbon is the snacks, such as the shrimp rissoles with a Goan twist and hot carrot and kimchi omelets. Both are examples of the progressive international cuisine made by chef Nuno Mendes.

Bairro Alto Hotel
Praça Luís de Camões, 2
1200-243 Lisboa
Open every day (07h to 01h)

Chapitô à mesa

This has long been one of the most charming vantage points over Lisbon. At the restaurant you can enjoy Chef Pedro Bandeira Abril’s great lunches or dinners. The terrace is now set apart from the panoramic restaurant, and boasts a relaxed, light and comfortable atmosphere and a menu that focuses on small servings of traditional Portuguese food. We suggest the grilled tuna, the octopus salad, the cod and the pickled rabbit.

Costa do Castelo, 7
1149-079 Lisboa
Open every day (12h to 15h30 and 19h to 23h)

Rossio Gastrobar

This is the spot if you are looking for a cocktail (with or without alcohol), a sunset meeting or even dinner. The terrace is located on the seventh floor of the Altis Avenida Hotel and provides a gorgeous view over the Saint George Castle, the Tagus and the Rossio square.

The menu is created by Chef João Rodrigues and we suggest the sweated black pork katsu with pickled onions and the oxtail crockets with homemade mustard sauce. 

Hotel Altis Avenida
Rua 1.º Dezembro, 118
1200-360 Lisboa
Open Wednesday to Sunday (16h30 to 00h)

Topo Chiado

Located near the Carmo Convent ruins in the Chiado district, this is one of the most seductive terraces in Lisbon and a great point from where to look out on the city’s activities, from the comfort of a lounge chair.

The Topo Chiado stands out not only because of the view, but also for the fresh drinks and tasty snacks, including Argentinean empanadas with sweet chili, the prosciutto and traditional sausage platter, the slow-roasted pork crockets and the chorizo and truffle rolls. In terms of drinks, our suggestions are the signature cocktails and mocktails (non-alcoholic cocktails).

Foot access through the Santa Justa Elevator
Largo do Carmo, Lisboa
Open every day (Sunday to Wednesday, 12h30 to 00h and Thursday to Saturday, 12h30 to 02h)

Terraço Editorial

Located just over the Pollux building, in the Rua dos Fanqueiros, the Terraço Editorial has a unique view over Lisbon. The wine menu and the snacks made by Chef Rui Rebelo, including the toasted octopus with celery and radish, the squid crockets with ink and the island cheese eggs with beetroot chips, are bound to make you want to come back.

Rua dos Fanqueiros, 276, 8.º piso
1149-031 Lisboa
Open Tuesday to Saturday (12h to 23h)


Suba means climb. And you will need to do so, but it will be worth the trouble. The roof of the Hotel Verride Palácio Santa Catarina is a surprising terrace with an open view. The atmosphere is relaxed and the cocktail list is diverse. Amongst the best snacks are the veal, lettuce and pesto carpaccio or the crab crockets with guacamole sauce.

Hotel Verride Palácio Santa Catarina
Rua de Santa Catarina, 1
1200-401 Lisboa
Open Tuesday to Saturday, (12h30 to 15h and 19h to 22h30)

Okah Rooftop

A modern atmosphere with a view over the Tagus is what you can expect from the Okah Rooftop, located in Santos. The space is available for events and the drinks menu is long and varied. The cuisine is international and includes several varieties of sushi.

Cais Rocha Conde de Óbidos, 4.º andar
1350-352 Lisboa
Open Monday (lunch) and Tuesday to Sunday (13h to 23h)

Le Chat

Located next to the Museum of Ancient Art, Le Chat has a terrace that overlooks the Tagus, from the bridge to the Christ the King monument on the other margin. The music is relaxing and the cocktail menu is varied. You can choose light meals such as salads, or more elaborate food such as the lagareira octopus and pork cheeks.

Jardim 9 de Abril
1200-736 Lisboa
Open everyday (12h30 to 02h00)

Lost In

In the heart of the Príncipe Real district, Lost In is one of the most involved terraces in Lisbon and boasts an absolutely stunning panoramic view over the city. The snacks are one of its calling cards, as are the cocktails, including the pineapple and cinnamon mojito and the pisco sour.

Rua Dom Pedro V, 56 D
1250-094 Lisboa
Open Wednesday to Monday, (12h30 to 00h)

Level Eight Rooftop & Bar

Right in the heart of Lisbon, in the Rua Castilho, Level Eight has a privileged location and an overpowering view over Lisbon, making it a must for anyone who wants to experience the best that Lisbon terraces have to offer.

Rua Castilho, 14
Open Wednesday to Sunday (18h30 to 23h) and Friday to Saturday (18h30 to 00h)

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