Districts we visit: Baixa - Chiado - Bairro Alto
Enjoy the flavors of the Portuguese Cuisine in Lisbon’s traditional places. The guide will give you lots of insider tips for Wine, Petiscos, Food and good company! Just bring your appetite!
Find out about Lisbon’s great Cafés, such as the 18th-century Café Nicola (this café was opened in 1787 by an Italian man, one of Lisbon’s most literary cafés and a place for tertúlias. You will know more about Portugal’s strong café-culture.
Try the famous Portuguese Codfish Cake with a glass of refreshing Green Wine.
Learn about the Bairro Alto quarter. In the 20th century the Bairro Alto became Lisbon’s bohemian quarter, the center for the nightlife, full of bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
Visit one of the most famous restaurants in Lisbon, Cervejaria da Trindade (brewery), famous for its seafood and steaks. Built in 1294, this was one of the largest and most important convents in Lisbon, the Convent of the Most Holy Trinity.
Go down the steps of Calçada do Duque. This street has a variety of restaurants with great esplanades and music, and is very popular especially during the summer months, because of the great view over the Castle Hill.
Take a look at all the delicious and exotic products on display at an old gourmet shop, from dried, salted Bacalhau – now one of Portugal´s most traditional dishes - to the sausages, hams and cheeses, and learn all their secrets.
Learn the history of Port, Portugal’s famous fortified wine, and then try it with the delicious São Jorge Cheese.
Learn the history of Ginjinha, the favourite liqueur of many Portuguese and a typical drink in Lisbon, and try it at the first place that started to sell it in 1840.
Go to Portas de Santo Antão Street, one of the city’s main entrances, the Gates of Santo Antão. In this area was located a part of the old Fernandine wall. Today you may consider it our Broadway and a street with a lot of restaurants.
Finish your Gourmet tour tasting Portuguese Bread and Chouriço, accompanied by delicious red wine.
This tour will introduce you to the Portuguese cuisine and its incredible mix of Mediterranean traditions and exotic influences from all corners of the World. Try the famous Portuguese Codfish Cake with a glass of refreshing Green Wine. Get to know the Bairro Alto, home to some of Lisbon’s most famous restaurants, Fado-houses, bars and nightclubs. Go down the steps of Calçada do Duque, and admire the breathtaking views while you will pass some great hidden restaurants. Learn about Lisbon’s great Cafés and Portugal’s strong café-culture and have the chance to take a look at delicious and exotic products, from dried, salted Bacalhau to sausages, hams and cheeses. Learn the history of Portugal’s famous fortified wine, Port, and then try some with delicious cheese. Hear about the only tea production in Europe, grown in the Atlantic Island of São Miguel, in the Azores. And finish your tour in style, in a palace that hides one of the most intriguing interiors in the city. Here you will sit down for a taste of Portuguese Bread and Chouriço, accompanied by a delicious Alentejo red wine.
What to expect ?
Enjoy the flavors of Portuguese cuisine on a small-group gourmet Portuguese food and wine tour of Lisbon! Visit traditional eateries and taste some of Portugal’s delicacies as your guide gives you tips on how to appreciate Portuguese wine and food. As you walk through the streets and visit the pastry, wine and cheese shops, sample some of the products and get advice from your guide on where to eat for the rest of your trip!
Meet your guide in central Lisbon (Praça de D. Pedro IV) and begin your small-group gourmet food and wine tour. Throughout the tour you’ll meet locals and learn about traditional Portuguese dishes and culinary culture. Warm up your taste buds during a visit to a local restaurant, with petiscos — Portugal’s version of tapas. Learn about Lisbon’s cafe culture with visits to the 18th-century Café Nicola, a terrific spot for tertúlias. You'll also have a chance to try the famous Portuguese Codfish Cake with a glass of refreshing vinho verde (green wine). Continue to a wine bar for tapas and a glass of local white wine. In the 20th century, the Bairro Alto became Lisbon’s bohemian quarter and the center of its nightlife. Visit one of the most famous restaurants in Lisbon, Cervejaria da Trindade, known for its seafood and steaks. Then head down the steps of Calçada do Duque, where you'll find a variety of restaurants with great esplanades and music. The area is especially popular during the summer months because of the views over Castle Hill. Then discover the 100-year-old secrets behind Lisbon’s most delectable sausages, salted Bacalhau, hams, and cheeses at local gourmet shop. At a nearby bar, sip a classic Portuguese cherry brandy and note its similarities with Port, Portugal's famed fortified wine. Learn about the history of the sweet drink as you taste it alongside a piece of São Jorge cheese. Learn the history of Ginjinha, the favorite liqueur of many Portuguese, and try it at the first place that started to sell it in 1840. Afterward, go to Portas de Santo Antão Street, one of the city’s main entrances, where part of the old Fernandine wall once sat. Finish your gourmet Portuguese food and wine tour tasting chouriço sausage, bread, and other local products served with a glass of delicious red wine.
- Food tasting and wine tastings
- Local guide
- Other food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Inclusions: Food tasting and wine tastings; Local guide
Exclusions: Food and drinks, unless specified; Hotel pickup and drop-off