Restaurant Kais was created from the recovery of an old warehouse on the banks of the Tagus river, where energy was generated at the end of the 19th century for the trams that still circulate through the streets of Lisbon today.
The design and decoration of its interior have Maria José Salavisa‘s unmistakable signature, who opted to maintain and respect the industrial style of those times. This work is a faithful reflection of the architect Otto Wagner’s writings: “The structure of a building and the material used to construct it must be visible”, which is why all its iron structure elements and each detail of the former workshop remain visible.
Millenary olive trees are a historical evocation of the past and a symbol of happiness; at the entrance, the jet of water that falls into a pond suggests the relationship between the sea and the achievements of discoveries; the windows open up to the same stars that guided those great navigators in their glorious journeys.
The furniture inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and the play of lights and candles transform the immense room into an intimate and cosy atmosphere, creating an industrial-chic atmosphere.
Being a restaurant, it could not be a work of art unless it offered a rich and elaborate cuisine, with a service of the highest level. For this reason, we only work with the best professionals whose experience and knowledge of the industry provides a warm welcome and whose talent guarantees exceptional moments of pleasure.