Top Choice Food in Bairro Alto, Chiado & Cais do Sodré

Loja das Conservas

What appears to be a gallery is on closer inspection a fascinating temple to tinned fish (or conservas as the Portuguese say), the result of an industry on its deathbed revived by a savvy marketing about-face and ne…
Top Choice Shopping Centre in Príncipe Real, Santos & Estrela


Take an exquisite 19th-century neo-Moorish palace and fill it with fashion, design and concept stores on the cutting-edge of cool and you have one of Lisbon's most exciting new shopping experiences: Embaixada. Centr…
Top Choice Wine in Baixa & Rossio

Garrafeira Nacional

This Lisbon landmark has been slinging Portuguese juice since 1927 and is easily the best spot to pick up a bevy of local wines and spirits. It is especially helpful and will steer you towards lesser-known boutique …
Top Choice Homewares in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

Cortiço & Netos

A wonder wall of fabulous azulejos greets you as you enter this very special space. It's the vision of brothers Pedro, João, Ricardo and Tiago Cortiço, whose grandfather dedicated more than 30 years to gathering, s…
Top Choice Gifts & Souvenirs in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

Arte da Terra

In the stables of a centuries-old bishop's palace, Arte da Terra brims with authentic Portuguese crafts including Castello Branco embroideries, nativity figurines, hand-painted azulejos, fado CDs and quality goods (…
Top Choice Clothing in Baixa & Rossio


With shops in Porto and Madrid as well, this high-design T-shirt shop is one of Europe's best. It features a select, monthly-changing array of clever and artsy, locally designed T-shirts, which everyone else won't b…
Food in Baixa & Rossio

Manteigaria Silva

In business for more than a century, Manteigaria Silva does a brisk trade in Portuguese ham, cheese, wine and bacalhau.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Bairro Alto, Chiado & Cais do Sodré

A Vida Portuguesa

A flashback to the late 19th century with its high ceilings and polished cabinets, this former warehouse and perfume factory lures nostalgics with all-Portuguese products from retro-wrapped Tricona sardines to Claus…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Lisbon

A Vida Portuguesa

The second outlet of Catarina Portas' made-in-Portugal boutique has turned a 19th-century ceramics factory into another must-visit Lisbon shop, this time also helping revitalise the Intendente neighbourhood.
Shoes in Baixa & Rossio

The Lisbon Walker

This cool new concept shop hawks handcrafted Portuguese men's shoes in unique styles that everyone else at home won't also be wearing. Pick more formal wing-tips, casual boots and sneakers. They throw in a bottle of…