The White Stuff Guide To Lisbon

Sometimes a quick bite is all you need to
continue your sightseeing. These places
are great for refuelling.

The Pizzaria Casanova sits on the river near
Santa Aplonia train station - the oldest in
Lisbon. It proudly claims to be the best
pizza in the world. Only one way to find
out...Avenida Infante Dom Henrique,
Armz B-lj 7, 1950-264 Lisboa.

Grab a bite to eat at Casa Independente, a
trendy spot with a great atmosphere, doubling
as a bar where you can enjoy concerts or
watch films. Largo do Intendente, 45,
1100-285 Lisboa, Portugal.

Das Joanas is a charming coffee shop with
an amazing chocolate mud cake or if you
prefer you can sit on the terrace with a
yummy Portuguese custard tart. Largo
Intendente Pina Manique, 28, Lisbon
1100-285, Portugal.

Go to the pond side café inside the
beautiful park Jardim da Estrela to have a
small cup of strong Portuguese coffee and
watch turtles swimming in a refreshing
spot in the middle of the city centre.
Praça da Estrela, 1200-667 Lisboa,

Moma Restaurant is another haunt for
great seafood dishes and on a sunnier
day you can sit outside and watch the
world go by. Rua Sao Nicolau 47,
Lisbon 1100, Portugal.

Be sure to taste these while you're in Lisbon;
they're the city's main specialties.

  • Pork with clams - it sounds crazy but it works
  • Grilled fish of any kind - from sardines to sea bass,
    whatever takes your fancy
  • Pastel de Nata - a Portuguese custard tart that is
    perfect with a cup of coffee...
  • Bica - a small coffee, a bit like a longer and
    smoother espresso
  • Ginjinha - a shot of sweet liquor made from
    sour cherries

There are lots of amazing cafes in Lisbon.
These are some of our favourites.

Take yourself out - if you can't have a
treat on holiday, when can you?

Bica Do Sapato, a warehouse conversion, is one of
the trendiest and most talked about restaurants in
Lisbon, offering tasty, traditional cooking with a
Mediterranean slant. Avenida Infante Dom
Henrique Armazém B, Cais da Pedra, Santa
Apolónia, 1900-436 Lisboa, Portugal.

Pap'Açorda is a Lisbon favourite and takes its name
from the classic Portuguese dish Acorda made with
bread, eggs and coriander. Again, you'll have to
trust us on this one! Rua da Atalaia 57, Bairro
Alto, 1200, Lisbon 1200-037, Portugal

Tavares is a Michelin starred restaurant in a grand but
refreshingly unstuffy setting that promises old family
recipes and authentic flavours. Rua da Misericórdia
37 R/C, 1200-270 Lisboa, Portugal

A Travessa Restuarante boasts the finest Portuguese
cuisine with international influences. It's even
been known to attract the odd celebrity or two.
Travessa do Convento das Bernardas 12,
1200-638 Lisboa, Portugal

Alcantara is home of the famous Portuguese custard tarts
and serves the most delicious pastries and cakes in a
wonderfully elegantbuilding. Rua Maria Luisa Holstein
15, 1300-338, Lisboa, Portugal

Chapito restaurant has great view of the city and there's a nice
terrace to sit outside in the
summertime, it also shares the building with a circus school.
Rua Costa do Castelo, 1/7, Lisbon, Portugal.

Have a non-alcoholic treat at Merendinha Bar. It's tiny but
has every juice combination you could ever dream of.
Rua Nova do Almada 45A, Lisbon, Portugal.

Café Na Fabrica has lovely toasted sandwiches and an
amazing continental breakfast with a twist. Portuguese snacks,
pies and the most delicious smelling orange and polenta cake.
Rua Rodrigues Faria 103 - Lx factory, Lisbon, Portugal.

Café Pão de Canela is a popular tearoom that hosts a wide variety
of sweets and delicacies for breakfast or brunch. Praça das
Flores 25-29, 1200-192, Lisbon, Portugal.

Pois Café is hidden just behind Lisbon's iconic cathedral, built
in the 12th century. It's a very cosy venue and their pastries are
yummy! Rua de São João da Praça 93e 95, 1100-521,
Lisbon, Portugal.

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