Bairro alto restaurants
Where to eat in Bairro Alto?
A fantastic representation of Italian cuisine in Lisbon, Casanostra has been operating in Bairro Alto for more than 30 years, serving a huge range of pasta and dishes such as gnocchi, osso buco alla milanese and other icons from the true cucina Italiana. Among the house specialties are rotolo with ricotta and spinach and tagliolini al mascarpone.
What is the Bairro Alto in Lisbon?
The Bairro Alto comes alive as the sun sets in Lisbon. The many wonderful, small and intimate restaurants begin to open around 8:00 p.m. Many of the restaurants can only seat 10 or 12 couples, and some, even less. The food is spectacular.
Who is Bairro Alto chef Shay Ola?
After running restaurants in London, Paris and Berlin, chef Shay Ola opened this small venue (no more than 20 seats) in bustling Bairro Alto. He is devoted to, quite literally, cooking with fire – roasting crab legs in miso butter and goat (for delicious tacos) over hot coals. In English, the restaurant’s name means ‘burnt’.