Gastronomy: Lisbon, a Great Destination for Foodies

Portugal is unanimously considered a country of a good and varied gastronomy. From North to South, we can find different culinary traditions that, in common, share the creativity and the richness of flavours.

Gastronomy: Lisbon, a Great Destination for Foodies

Lisbon is no exception!

We can safely say that in every corner of Lisbon, you can enjoy a quality meal. Today, restaurants offer variety and fit all kinds of tastes and budgets, from a quick meal to a traditional restaurant or to the most exquisite gourmet. To go with it, we suggest a good Portuguese wine or an imperial (designation of draught beer commonly used in Lisbon) ice cold.

When speaking of Portuguese gastronomy, we cannot forget its confectionery and its savoury appetizers. We are fortunate that Lisbon is abundant in traditional and secular sweets that awaken our senses. And also in the various and delicious savoury appetizers that make our mouth water, especially when we’re craving a snack during a walk or visit.

But the real question is: what are the actual gastronomic protagonists of the city?

Our aim is to find the answer to this questions, highlighting the truly traditional flavours and aromas.

We cannot forget that Lisbon is a cosmopolitan and multicultural city, making it inevitable to find the best of international cuisine.

Come discover this gastronomic Lisbon here in getLISBON.

February 13, 2018 getLISBON

If you’re visiting Lisbon, it is only natural that you‘re interested in to getting to know Lisbon’s gastronomy by tasting local delicacies. But this post is a bit different. We want to highlight 5 terraces with a fabulous view over Lisbon, to share with you. Since we are very close to Valentine’s Day, you can follow these suggestions to commemorate this day of the celebration of love. In terms of gastronomy and environment they are varied and quite different between them. Keep in mind that in the meantime the restaurants in these locations might’ve changed. However, the view is still…

January 19, 2018 getLISBON 1Comment

‘Excuse me, can I have two pastéis de Belém, please?’ asked a tourist in one of the many cafes in the heart of Lisbon, Chiado. The waiter, tired of giving the same reply, politely said ‘I’m afraid we don’t have pastel de Belém, only pastel de nata (egg custard tart).’ The woman, intrigued, pointed at the tarts that were on the café’s display. This episode was one of several that we witnessed during our incursions through this Seven Hills city, searching for more peculiar and interesting aspects to share with our readers. For those who know Lisbon, this post might…