Gastronomy tourism in Lisbon
Gastronomy tourism in Lisbon
A city with many tourist attractions, Lisbon is the ideal place for a gastronomy tourism itinerary.
Lisbon, and more widely Portugal, is also a place where you can eat well with numerous specialties to delight the palate.

Between restaurants and small popular establishments, you will have no problem finding good delicacies, whatever your budget.

Only in Alfama, the oldest and most typical neighbourhood in Lisbon, with its ancient courtyards, medieval alleys and fado bars, will you have many options. As in Bairro Alto or Baixa, which are two other interesting places for their lively atmosphere, at night for the first and during the day for the second. Anyway, to make sure you eat like a local, don't forget to ask for the menu of the day. Take advantage of these gastronomic tourism tips that we have prepared for you.

Taste cod and sardines
Going to Lisbon without trying two institutions of the national gastronomy that are cod and sardines would be sacrilege!
Roasted in a wood oven, they are one of the specialities appreciated by the locals. As for cod, in fritters, baked, in soup, on a plate with different and varied side dishes, it is available here in no less than hundreds of recipes.
Also try the seafood. There are dishes that give prominence to clams, octopus, squid or prawns. Often with garlic and olive oil, they are true delicacies, which are also accompanied by a local beer or a glass of green wine and sparkling wine that goes very well with seafood.

Pasteles de nata, Lisbon's speciality
Finally, a gastronomic trip to Lisbon would not be complete without ending up with one, and even several, Nata’s cake. The pies are delicious puff pastry cakes that are often eaten hot and sprinkled with cinnamon. They are a real eye-catcher in Lisbon, Portugal, and increasingly beyond the borders.

Where to stay on your Gastronomic Tourism trip in Lisbon?

Located on Portas de Santo Antão Street, in the heart of the historic centre, known as the "Portuguese Broadway" for its theatres and concert halls, Residencial Florescente is one of the oldest hotels in the historic area of ​​Lisbon, with the more recent works to be finished than presented this summer.

It is 5 minutes from the cosmopolitan Freedom Avenue and allows easy access to the metro, train and airport.

Its cosy rooms are equipped with TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, hairdryer, safe, coffee maker, lounge and balcony for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Book your room now and come and enjoy gastronomic tourism in Lisbon.