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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Q-Trip: First stop is your introduction to the wines and cheeses of Portugal at BA Wines. It’s tucked away back in here. Essential beginning. Great walk. Q-Trip: Take Tram 28 ... introductory tour. Please consider my review of Tram 28 with super Q-Trips. Q-Trip: Make...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of nice streets, full of little shops - some just for tourists, just like certain restaurants - and interesting buildings. Easy to reach by funicular.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ANNA P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the metro to Cais do Sodre station and wandered around after eating at Time Out Food Market. The streets are cobblestone, steep hills, narrow, winding and very photogenic. Many cafes, bars, restaurants located throughout. We stopped at a market on the way back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JD3073
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bairro Alto is a charming part of Lisbon! Enjoy getting lost in the narrow streets - you'll stumble upon some of the best bars and restaurants in the city! There's a great atmosphere here at night time in particular!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Niamh_012
Reviewed 2 days ago

...and you can imagine, what it was a few years back. Today it is crowded with tourist traps, mostly mediocre restaurants and almost no locals anymore.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dvdtaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a huge neighborhood filled with small tiny streets and pubs and clubs. If you want something quiet or to chill, maybe is not the place... Crowed and noisy, good for college people and teens.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fleepa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bairro Alto is a vibrant neighbourhood in Lisbon with a stack of bars, pubs, cafes and restaurants. It’s a fantastic neighbourhood to do a thorough walk around (it is covered in the Sandemans free walking tour of Lisbon).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MsWorldWide1986
Reviewed 1 week ago

As usual in such cities this street is full of drunk foreigners. Good restaurants that are recommended by trip advisor;) you need to book before your visit, we hardly got a table.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ася И
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice building covered with blue tiles. Typical Old Lisbon architecture. In most cases you will just passed without realizing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VSPE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small part of the city, with a very nice atmosphere, which at night becomes a bustling recreation place to enjoy.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance
floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your
friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do
Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops,
restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and
theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from
the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at
PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or
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April 28, 2018|
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Response from 63kathyl | Reviewed this property |
No....they run from about 8:00 am till 11:00 pm
Mary M
April 11, 2018|
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Response from robww | Reviewed this property |
11pm-Midnight+. Stayed on Rua Da Atalaia and that appeared to be the peak until c.2am on a week night... a lively spot.
March 13, 2018|
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Response from KerryM749 |
@susie1978 It’s true, most of the nightlife in Bairro Alto is easy to be found with all the bars spilling out on to the streets. Pharmacy restaurant was delicious Luxe Lisbon was a great club Park rooftop bar is great... More
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Kamloops, Canada
Seeking an odd place to stay... (3 Replies)
My gf and I will be in Lisbon for a couple of nights and I am trying to find an interesting place to stay. I mean, we can stay at a Ramada or Best Western anywhere. What I want to find is a hotel that says "Lisboa" in its atmosphere. Several people have suggested the Bairro Alto area, but I am hoping for a few more specific suggestions. Searching online has been futile, as the pics always look fine never really seem to show the atmosphere I am looking for. I've tried google searching such...More
April 04, 2013|
Response fromAlface|
As Janelas Verdes comes to mind as to something with a portuguese feel to it, the area is definitiley off the touristic track, although its hard to define a quaint, weird strange hotel...
Eden O
Accomodation in Lisbon - similar to Latin Quarter (2 Replies)
I am looking to book accomodation (most likely an apartment on AirBNB, unless anyone thinks a hotel might be better?) in Lisbon for a trip with friends in July 2018, but to be honest I'm not sure where to start. We are four young adults between the ages of 18-22 and want to stay somewhere that is vibrant and central, safe enough with people walking around, near transport, and close enough to restaurants/nightlife, but not so close so that the streets are too loud in the early hours of the...More
September 13, 2017|
Response fromptnov64|
Don't try to find Paris in Lisbon.... you'll be disappointed. If you want to be in the heart of Lisbon's nightlife it's Bairro Alto, but be prepared for lots of noise all night. There's nothing unsafe there as in any other of the tourist areas of Lisbon if you have normal common sense. To be at Bairro Alto entrance door choose Chiado.
Idina C
Busiest party nights ? (0 Replies)
Going to Lisbon in July and just wondering if there are specific days of the week that would be considered "party nights" . I guess Saturday for sure, but how are Sundays ? Planning on visiting Bairro Alto and then a couple of clubs !
June 12, 2015|