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JNcQUOI, Lisbon

My wife says she’s been dining out with a dinosaur for years, but this was the first time I had. The dinosaur in question was the centrepiece of the restaurant JNcQUOI in central Lisbon.

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Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Exterior

Four Seasons Hotel Ritz,  Lisbon

I don’t suppose it’s my magnetic personality playing havoc with the key cards at the Four Seasons, Hotel Ritz but I find myself locked out of my room a couple of times. No problem, reception simply gives me a bundle of cards to provide for any number of eventualities

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Taberna Fina Mackerel w cucumber

Insider Guide to Fine Dining in Lisbon

Lisbon is also good value, compared to other Eurozone cities and you can still eat here from less than 10€. These establishments will cost substantially more but if you’re interested in high quality creative Portuguese cooking, then these are the places where you’ll find it.

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Fachada Inspira 24

Inspira Santa Marta Hotel

Mix in lots of Feng Shui design, stir in some socially responsible touches and add stacks of sustainable stuff – then hey presto, taste the Santa Marta experience.

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AlmaLusa Baixa Chiado Quarto1

AlmaLusa Boutique Hotel

I’m in the haven-like Praca do Municipio, just next door to Al fama in the Baixa-Chiado neighbourhood, the home of the AlmaLusa boutique hotel, Lisbon’s latest luxury urban hideaway, a perfect sanctuary for those of us who have had our fill of sardines for one night.

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1 Jose AvillezMini Bar

Lisbon’s tastiest restaurants

Lisbon is awash with fantastic places to eat, you just have to know where to look for the best ones. Forget looking, here is a list of Lisbon’s tastiest restaurants just for you!

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