Discover the best spots in the Bairro Alto to experience fado in Lisbon. Our top picks include dinner-and-show places as well as less expensive fado houses.
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If you need to take a break from Portuguese cuisine, try In Bocca al Lupo, a pizza restaurant committed to using fresh, organic ingredients long before organic became trendy.
Alongside history and tradition, Pastéis de Belém is widely recognised as the patisserie in Lisbon to sample the authentic pastel de nata (custard tart).
For fans of cakes and confectionery, Confeitaria Nacional near Rossio is a Portuguese institution. The famous Bolo Rei (King Cake) and pastel de nata (custard tart) are specialties of Lisbon.
Buying organic food in Lisbon has never been easier. From supermarkets and local shops also offering meals and snacks down to farmers markets, here are the best places to buy organic food in Lisbon.
Reserve an evening to sample the Portuguese fado and traditional cuisine. From amateur fado to well-known fado singers, Alfama is the best area to soak up Lisbon’s aesthetic melancholy.
Whether your keeping meat-free because you’re a full-time vegetarian, for health reasons, or you’re just taking a break from Portuguese meat and fish-based cuisine, Lisbon has several great options these days.
You will never be far from a restaurant in Chiado and Bairro Alto. The offer is vast including the Michelin-starred Belcanto by José Avillez.
With an outdoor terrace next to A Brasileira, the Patisserie Benard has been selling some of the best cakes and coffee in Lisbon since it opened in 1868.