Where and What to Eat and Drink in Lisbon

Portugal, Lisbon Guide (B): Where and What to Eat and Drink in Lisbon

From the pastries in every pastelaria window to the roasted chestnuts being sold on every other street corner, I discovered a plethora of tasty treats to tempt me during my quest to find the best food and drink in Lisbon. 

My top ten of food and drink highlights in Lisbon

Here are my favourite finds, some hidden away in unexpected places, some a little more obvious. To help you find them they are all marked on this map, starting in the north of the Alfama district. These are great places to connect with local people and to discover traditional food and wine, so live like a local and join me on an edible tour of Lisbon.

1. Doce Mila Pastelaria

This great little pastelaria is tucked down a narrow alley off Rua Cavaleiros. Venture down said alley and you’ll find a tiny courtyard with a few tables and chairs in front of the shop. With a selection of savoury and sweet treats on offer including these scrumptious pastel de nata pictured below, be sure to also take a glimpse into the kitchen on the left of the counter and see what’s fresh out of the oven. When I visited a colourful tray of Bolo Rei (King Cake) was cooling, also pictured below. This is a lovely little place to stop for a coffee and the pastel de nata (custard tart) were superb. Mind you I’ve yet to have one that wasn’t.

2. Casa do Alentejo

With an unassuming exterior I’m sure many visitors pass this by every day without realising what a fabulous treat they are missing. But step ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Where and What to Eat and Drink in Lisbon
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Doce Mila Pastelaria   Casa do Alentejo   Ginjinha   Confeitaria Nacional   Manuel Tavares Lda   Tendinha   Café Nicola and Nicola Gourmet   A Brasileira   Restaurant Farol   Time Out Mercado da Ribeira  
Author: Kathryn Burrington
Read it on author's website: http://travelwithkat.com/2015/01/26/best-food-and-drink-lisbon/

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