Mercado da Ribeira, 1st fl · interesting places nearby
The beauty set consistently stomps around the funky monochrome hexagonal floor and massive, glass-encased wine cellar at Pap’Açorda's dazzling new 800-sq-metre space inside Mercado da Ribeira . Traditional dishes here have a lengthy list of high-profile fans, so when our house-speciality açorda (bread and seafood stew) harboured little wow, it caught us by surprise; that rich chocolate mousse, however…
After 35 years in Bairro Alto, the relocation and modern makeover have cemented this Lisbon workhouse firmly into the 21st century. Here's hoping chef Manuela Brandão ensures the food follows suit.