Signature Old House chicken @ TrenDestination

The Old House | Top 3 best Lisbon restaurants of 2015

The Old House

Having lived in Asia and due to my family roots, I am a huge fan of bold and authentic flavors!

This restaurant opened in July, in Nations Park area (15 minutes driving from Lisbon downtown) and immediately was included in my have-to-try restaurant list. It was actually during my Mom’s birthday that I had the chance to get to know this place for the first time.

The cuisine is from the Chinese region of Sichuan and please be prepared to get your mouth heated!I would say that even with different levels of chili (chosen by you), you have to be into spices somehow, otherwise you will not fancy this restaurant.


The menu includes some cold and hot dishes’ selection (picked from an iPad but you can ask for the paper menu) and it is supposed to share. I love the Shredded pork, the Twice-cooked pork, the Sliced beef in hot chili oil (the portion is massive), the Chinese water plant and what they called the Honey sweet, meaning “fried gluey cubes with sweet caramel sauce on top” (just created my own name for this!) for dessert. If you are a deep spicy fish lover and you’re hungry, order the Homestyle or Spicy Fish.

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Twice-cooked pork @ TrenDestination
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Signature Old House chicken @ TrenDestination
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Chinese water plant (left) and Pork, tofu and seafood stew (right) @ TrenDestination
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Honey sweet @ TrenDestination

Don’t miss: Book a table upstairs by the window from where you can  have a better view and get more privacy

Hot tip: If you get a bill superior to 100,00€ they will offer you a 20% discount voucher upon your next visit (until a specific set date) and just be careful with the kitchen closing time – 10:30pm – and make sure you order in advance so you don’t get frustrated at the end

More info:
The Old House Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
Average price: 20,00€ – 30,00€ per person (excluding drinks)
Website: here
Contacts: (+351) 969 659 958 / (+351) 218 969 075
Address: Rua da Pimenta, 9, Parque das Nações, Lisboa
Opened every day (12:00pm to 3:00pm / 7:00pm to 11:00pm)


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