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DESTINATIONS portugal lisbon Cafes Underdogs


Underdogs is a real triple threat — a gallery, art store and cafe all rolled into one. This art centre is an important point in Lisbon's urban art and is definitely the coolest place in the city to grab a coffee. Local creatives flock to this loft-style building for exhibitions from Portuguese and international contemporary artists. Apart from getting caffeinated in great company and viewing art, you could take part in one of the centre's workshops or join the best best street art tour.


After a day of sightseeing, find a table at a pavement cafe on Rossio Square. Savour one (or two!) Portuguese custard tart and restore your energy. Take in the milling of the crowd with the backdrop of the Baixa neighbourhood — the flat city centre that dates from the 18th century.