Aperitivo Restaurant and Bar Faro

Aperitivo Restaurant and Bar Faro Restaurant Only moments away from where we stayed at Hotel Eva is a gorgeous Faro restaurant called Aperitivo. It is a cocktail bar and tapas restaurant with a large outside area and a dimly lit modern interior. Aperitifs We started off with vermouth (homemade!) aperitif based cocktails from the lovely…

Ria Formosa Rooftop Restaurant

Ria Formosa Rooftop @ Hotel Faro Rooftop Restaurant in Faro Ria Formosa is a fantastic rooftop restaurant in Faro named after the national park in Faro. Situated on the fourth floor of Hotel Faro, Ria Formosa offers a gorgeous, modern restaurant for dining inside or outside. We chose to dine al fresco, which was not…

Restaurants in Lisbon

Restaurants in Lisbon Set out below are some of the restaurants in Lisbon I visited in a weekend. O Botecto Barrio Alto: Rua do Gremio Lusitano 14, Lisbon 1200-212 This was a great find just off a side street in Barrio Alto. O Boteco serves traditional Portugese food with an Italian twist. There are tables…

Bars in Lisbon

Bars in Lisbon Set out below are some great bars in Lisbon that I visited during a weekend trip! PHARMACIA Right by the beautiful view over Lisbon in Santa Catarina lies Pharmacia, a bar / restaurant set out like a pharmacy. There are old drug store cabinets along the walls and wine bottles resting in…

Things to do in Lisbon

Things to do in Lisbon  There are so many great things to do in Lisbon! A long weekend should be enough time to see most of the sights, A few ideas of are below: Sandeman’s Free Walking Tour  Sandeman’s usually have tours at 10am, 11am and 2pm lasting around 2.5 hours with a break. You…

Hotel Eva in Faro

Hotel in Faro Hotel Eva Given Faro is a small town, we knew it wouldn’t matter where we stayed for walking distance purposes. We chose Hotel Eva in Faro which had been featured in a Telegraph article. Marina view Hotel Eva is a 4 star hotel located right by the Marina. We decided to upgrade…

Bars in Faro

Bars in Faro Cosmopolitan Bar Hotel Faro I do love a rooftop and I do love a panoramic view. So when I found out about the Cosmopolitan Bar on the rooftop of Hotel Faro, I just had to pay a visit. If you want to read about my visit to the restaurant on the rooftop,…

Restaurants in Faro

Restaurants in Faro Take a look at my separate posts for my fantastic visit to Ria Formosa rooftop restaurant in Faro and Aperitivo. Some of the other restaurants in Faro I visited are here: O Castelo Based in the old town of Faro is the beautiful O Castelo, meaning the castle, with fantastic views of the…

Things to do in Faro

Things to do in Faro Faro is a fantastic place to visit for a weekend break given its close proximity to the airport. Some ideas of things to do in Faro are set out below. Half Day Trip around Ria Formosa Natural Park With Ria Formosa Natural Park on your doorstop, it did not take…

Hotel in Lisbon

Hotel in Lisbon Sana Reno Hotel We stayed at the Sana Reno Hotel in Lisbon in the Sao Sebastaio area. It is conveniently situated only a 3 minute walk to the nearest Metro and no more than 6-8 euros in a taxi to the centre. The hotel was around £35 a night including breakfast, which…