It may not have the commotion of both portuguese and celebreties from the old days, but it is a fact that Bica do Sapato continues to be a good place to taste traditional Portuguese cuisine with foreign influences and some original touches. In charge, since 2013, is Manuel Bóia, responsible for having left in the menu some icons as the peixinhos da horta, but throwing himself into a consistent menu, based on good products and still very creative. It's also worth going up to the first floor and dining at the sushi-bar.
Perfect for: going to a restaurant that was hip 15, 10 and five years ago. And still is.
Must try: the crispy piglet with potato anna and esparregado (creamed spinach).
|Venue name:||Bica do Sapato|
Avenida Infante D.Henrique, Armazém B
Cais da Pedra, Santa Apolónia
|Opening hours:||Mon 5pm-1am; Tue-Sat noon-1am; Sun 12.30pm-4pm (Brunch)|
|Transport:||Metro Santa Apolónia|
|Price:||Up to €50|
Average User Rating
5 / 5
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Well... where do I start with this place. In fact no! Its more than a mere establishment offering refuge and delicacies. It is an idea. It cannot be simplified to our feeble minds. Maybe in the future people will be able to comprehend the magnitude of this restaurant and the beauty it attempts. Also the chips are dece