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Travel Series: 5 Places to Eat in Lisbon

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So last week I told you all about the 5 things you should do in Lisbon, but this week I’m bringing out the big guns with our favourite places to eat in Lisbon. I apologise that there aren’t more photos of actual food in this post, but unfortunately I’m a very bad blogger and I always get half way through my meal before I realise I didn’t take any photos. My bad.

1) Mercado de Ribeira

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Mercado da Ribeira was one of my all time favourite places in Lisbon. Time Out have created the ultimate foodie hangout in Lisbon’s main market hall – it’s like the ULTIMATE food court, comprised of all of the best places to eat in the city. Turn up hungry and devour as much as you can!

2) O Prego da Peixaria

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Prego steak rolls are a big deal in this city, and this place serves up some pretty epic ones. Choose your toppings, pair it with a delicious cocktail or gigantic gin and tonic, add some of their yum sweet potato fries and you’re onto a winner. It’s really reasonable too which is always a bonus.

3) Bonjardim

This is a little unpretentious place in the Baixa region which serves up THE TASTIEST chicken Β you will ever eat. Seriously, Nandos will never do it for you again. Best of all, a half chicken will set you back as measly six euros, so perfect if you’re on a budget.

4) Santini

Santini have a couple of locations dotted around the city – they make the most yummy gelato, served up in gorgeous red and white pinstriped cups. A delicious option for cooling down after a stroll in the sunshine.

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5) Casanova

A trendy little Italian place set on the river, serving tasty pizzas and Prosecco by the litre. That’s right, I said litre. They had a wide selection of starters and dessertsΒ too – we didn’t get to try dessert (soooooo full) but I’m sure they’re as epic as the pizzas. Perfect for a cheap but stylish dinner.

Again – apologies for lack of pictures, but please do check these recommendations out if you’re in Lisbon! And let me know if you have tried any of these places already…

 

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  • Bee

    After I read your last post about Lisbon, I was straight away online trying to find deals. The food has completely swung it for me even more. I must go here, it looks DIVINE!
    And seen as the UK may be on a Prosecco shortage in a moment then I think we all need to head to that ”by the litre” place!
    Bee xxx
    QueenBeady.com

    • Sophie

      You should definitely try and go! We only paid Β£150 for flights and accommodation for the whole week πŸ™‚ X

  • Next time I’ll show you where to eat in Lisbon as an insider πŸ˜‰
    I’ll be waiting for you.
    Have a nice day
    L.

    • Sophie

      Oooooh it would have been good to have some insider tips!

  • Very nice tips, thanks Sophie! I went to the Mercado de Ribeira once, the food looked super delicious. But there were too many people and it was impossible to find a place to sit. But I will try again next time. πŸ™‚

    One of my culinary highlights in Lisbon was the restaurant Cruzes Credo, next to the Lisbon Cathedral in Alfama. Very delicious food, we couldn’t resist and went there 3 times during our one week stay in Lisbon. πŸ˜‰
    http://maraa.de/en/2015/lisbon-5-highlights/

    • Sophie

      Oooooh that sounds like a perfect location – will definitely add that to my list if I go back! x