Considered a historic monument in Lisbon, the Mercado da Ribeira was renovated. The Time Out Mercado da Ribeira is the new gastronomic space of the city, featuring 30 food stalls from different renowned chefs and some emblematic brands of the city. A “Must go to” during August!
Carlos do Carmo was the first Portuguese singer to be recently awarded a Grammy. Until the end of the year, an exhibition will be present at Cordoaria Nacional, in Lisbon, named "Carlos do Carmo 50 Anos" inaugurated right after the release of his album "Fado É Amor".
Lisbon is featuring increasingly more initiatives and programs not to be missed during the summer months. In addition, Lisbon natives are increasingly opting for staying in Lisbon during summer.
During the award ceremony of the World Travel Awards held last Saturday, August 2nd, in Athens, the Bairro Alto Hotel was awarded two prizes, Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel and Portugal's Leading Hotel.
The 55 rooms of Bairro Alto Hotel, including four suites, are painted in typically Portuguese colours: yellow, for the trams, ivory for linen, blue for the Tagus River and red for the Lisbon rooftops. Find out more in our gallery
Staying in Lisbon during summer can also be synonymous of fun and sharing unique experiences. Until July 27, enjoy the various shows that include the “Festival ao Largo”.
And to start the evening the best way possible, we suggest a cocktail and dinner while enjoying one of the best views over Lisbon at the Terraço Ba.
Check the program for the “Festival ao Largo” here: http://www.festivalaolargo.com/
Our suggestion for July is taking tram 28, one of the city’s icons, crossing Lisbon from Prazeres to Graça, with a stop just outside the Bairro Alto Hotel.
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Promoting the sardine, an endogenous product, is the purpose of the dinner organized by the restaurant Flores do Bairro on July 17 at 08:00 p.m. within the program of the 6th edition of the Endogenous Project. Chef Vasco Lello has developed a special menu with a total of 6 dishes, using the apricot and the olive as complements.
At Café Bar Ba you can relax after a busy day at the office. How? It’s not a secret. A menu with 73 gin cocktails, a sophisticated but relaxed setting and an excellent service are the main ingredients for success. In addition, the Café Bar Ba has a music line-up with the most famous DJs of the moment. Know the Café-Bar BA music line-up.
The Bairro Alto Hotel has been nominated for World Travel Awards in the categories Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel, Portugal's Leading Hotel and Portugal's Leading Boutique Hotel 2014. If you think Bairro Alto Hotel deserves these awards, you can vote until June 23 at http://www.worldtravelawards.com/vote.
At Café Bar BA you can watch and cheer with the Portuguese National Team matches at the World Football Championship. Between June 12 and July 13, you can comfortably watch all matches in a relaxed setting with a menu that includes several snacks, gins and cocktails.
In June, celebrating the Patron Saints, Lisbon is celebrating, filled with colours and a contagious joy. Several typical quarters (Alfama, Bica and Bairro Alto, where our hotel is located) continue the tradition of organizing popular fests with Portuguese music, sweet basil pots and charcoal grilled sardines.
June is the month of the Patron Saints, festivals and party at the Lisbon typical quarters. The suggestion by Chef Vasco Lello for this month is to taste the charcoal grilled sardines with gazpacho and lemon confit, the most sought after dish this time of the year.
The Chef also suggests other novelties in the menu of our restaurant Flores do Bairro, such as the carob Biscuit with red berries and lemon cream.
Suggestions you can’t miss in an interesting mix of flavours and textures!
Our proposal is to start you day with a fabulous view over Lisbon while enjoying the delicacies of our new Breakfast and coffee menu at Terraço BA. Ementhal cheese, ham, turkey ham, smoked salmon, jam, bread basket, croissants and assorted pastries are some of the choices included in the Terrace Breakfast for 14.50€.
Will you be able to resist this? Enjoy the warmer days and try the new Breakfast menu at Terraço BA, at the hotel’s top floor.
In May, the Bairro Alto Hotel will celebrate yet another anniversary. It seems it was just yesterday that the Bairro Alto Hotel was inaugurated, with an innovative concept at the time, being the first 5-star boutique hotel. Today, 9 years later, there are so many stories to be told, so many different nationalities have cruised our lobby, an excellent team, a different and customized product, emblematic spaces, a magnificent view, national and international awards...
De Maio a Setembro decorre, em Lisboa, o Out Jazz. Os lisboetas estão rendidos aos concertos ao final da tarde de domingo em diversos parques da cidade. Durante 5 meses vão passar cerca de 400 músicos, em concertos que tantas vezes ultrapassam o jazz e vão além da música negra, cruzando estilos e aproveitando esta montra para apresentar novos projectos a outros tipos de público.
Everybody is longing for warmer days, lighter meals, new colours and new flavours! After February being totally dedicated to sharing experiences with Chef Chef Arzak, at the Arzak restaurant, with 3 Michelin stars, in San Sebastian, Chef Vasco Lello introduces the novelties that will be available at the restaurant Flores do Bairro.
The Gin&Tonic menu from Café Bar Ba has 73 new and original ways of enjoying this drink, always in two versions (dry and scented). Find out about the art of gin at Café Bar Ba, in Bairro Alto Hotel.
The Bairro Alto Hotel is once again nominated for the World Travel Awards 2014 in the categories of Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel, Portugal's Leading Hotel and Portugal's Leading Boutique Hotel 2014. If you think we deserve these awards, you can vote via the website http://www.worldtravelawards.com/vote until 23 June 2014.