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Where To Eat Hot Pot In Lisbon

Updated on
June 23, 2024
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Zoe @eatnowlisbon

We tried EVERY hot pot restaurant in Lisbon and found the best.

Whether you want Chongqing-style spicy broth, or all-you-can-eat Chengdu hot pot, look no further than these top spots.

1. Xiaolongkan at Expo: A Taste of China

Nestled in Expo, Xiaolongkan offers an immersive journey into the heart of Chinese cuisine. Newly opened and brimming with authenticity, this restaurant promises an unforgettable experience. From the decor to the flavors, every detail transports you to the vibrant streets of China. Gather your friends and get ready to indulge in a hotpot adventure like no other.

2. Chuan Yue: Hidden Hotpot Gem

For those seeking affordability without compromising on taste, try Chuanyue! Hot pot is an "off-menu" item so you need to book in advance. Usually the hot pot is served upstairs for a group of 4 people minimum, 28 euros/person. The ingredients are super fresh and of high-quality. With an all-you-can-eat style, it's perfect for larger hungry groups looking to satisfy their hotpot cravings.

Hot pot on a rotating round table at Chuang Yue

3. Nanfang Hotpot: Clean, Neat, and Authentic

Step into Nanfang Hotpot for a taste of authenticity in a clean and tidy setting. This establishment is newly opened in Parque das Nações, and offers a memorable dining experience for hotpot aficionado or a newcomer to the cuisine!

Nanfang Hot Pot: Modern and tidy

4. Sweet Olive: Low-key Spot in Chelas

In the quiet residential neighborhood of Chelas lies Sweet Olive, a hidden gem for hotpot enthusiasts. While it may be a bit tricky to find, the journey is well worth it for the authentic flavors it offers. Run by owners from Chongqing, you can expect the broth to be spot-on. Though the service may be a tad slow, the experience is elevated by the rich flavors and cozy atmosphere. Be prepared to spend around 30 euros or more per person for a satisfying meal.

Hot pot lunch at Sweet Olive

5. Chong Qing Hot Pot: Affordable Choice

Located in Almirante Reis, Chong Qing Hot Pot offers the most budget-friendly hotpot experience in Lisbon. With a set menu priced between 10-20 euros, it's perfect for those looking to enjoy a hearty meal without breaking the bank. While the ingredients may be basic, the value for money is undeniable. Be rem

Chong Qing Hot Pot

Tips for the Ultimate Hot Pot Adventure

  • Choose Your Broth Wisely: The broth is the soul of your hot pot experience. Feeling adventurous? Go for a split pot to explore multiple flavors in one go!
  • Mix It Up: Don't be shy—mix and match meats, seafood, and veggies for a feast that's as balanced as it is delicious. For those adventureous adventerous eaters, try Variety is the spice of life!
  • Sauce It Up: Dive into the sauce bar and whip up your own magical concoctions. Personalize your dipping sauces to add that extra zing to every bite.
  • Pace Yourself: Hot pot is a joyous journey, not a race. Take your time, savor each morsel, and let the flavors unfold at a leisurely pace.

Rally your friends and family, and plunge into the delightful, warming world of hot pot right here in Lisbon. Happy dipping!

Nanfang Hotpot
Modern and tidy Chinese restaurant specializes in hot pot.
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Chong Qing Hotpot
All-you-can-eat hot pot with affordable prices.
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Chuan Yue
Sichuan flavor dishes & all-you-can-eat hot pot.
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Sweet Olive 桂花巷
Hidden item on the menu "hot pot" is the absolute star.
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Most authentic Sichuan hot pot in warm, inviting atmosphere.
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a smiling person who is Lisbon foodie image with many food in the background
Zoe @eatnowlisbon
Updated on
June 23, 2024
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