25. Eleven (Lisbon) from 25 Best Restaurants in Spain and Portugal

25 Best Restaurants in Spain and Portugal

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25. Eleven (Lisbon)

With its décor featuring blond wood, decorative stone, and large windows with sweeping views of Lisbon, Eleven is nestled in the Amália Rodrigues garden, former hideaway of the so-called Queen of Fado (the heart-rending traditional musical form of Portugal). The restaurant's minimalist aesthetic sets the stage for chef Joachim Koerper’s elegant fare — foie gras terrine with tangerine jam, São Tomé chocolate, and honey crunch; lobster salad with artichokes, smoked ham, and confit olives; Azores red mullet with Mediterranean vegetables and tapenade sauce; "symphony" of black pork with potato and lemon gnocchi and carbonara sauce; quince millefeuille with Setúbal moscatel mousse and São Tomé vanilla ice cream…