Lisboeta restaurant review: a ‘love letter to Lisbon’ in the heart of Fitzrovia

Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes’s latest restaurant concept is an ode to his home country

A red prawn and seafood rice dish
Lisboeta, the brainchild of Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes, opened its doors in March
(Image credit: Lisboeta)

Since the pandemic, thousands of Brits have traded pie and mash for pastel de natas, swapping their life in the UK for a stint in Portugal, the European capital of remote working. But for those of us who are contractually tied to our Blighty-based desks, openings like Lisboeta are – thankfully – bringing Portugal to us (at least via our tastebuds).

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