Sample the delicious foods of Portugal on a 3-hour lunch time food tour of Lisbon. Get off the usual tourist trail and enjoy traditional Portuguese food in the Madragoa neighborhood. Learn about Portuguese gastronomy and its history around the world.
What to Expect
Take a walking tour of Lisbon at lunch time, and learn more about the culinary culture of the Portuguese capital while savoring delicious food.
Start with an explanation of Portuguese breakfast traditions in a traditional quiosque (street café) in a beautiful piazza near the River Tejo. Choose from different types of Portuguese coffee and sample some typical pastries - pastel de nata and queijada de Sintra.
Stroll to the Mercado da Ribeira, and enjoy the hustle and bustle of the fruit and vegetable stalls. See fishmongers, butchers and salt cod merchants selling their wares. Portuguese fish is world-renowned as demonstrated by the preserved sardine industry and famous bacalhau (salted cod). Hear what life is like for the Portuguese fishermen, and the different species of fish caught along the extensive Atlantic coast.
Make your way to the São Bento neighborhood for a contemporary take on the Lisbon classic, pataniscas de bacalhau, accompanied by a refreshing glass of vinho verde. Experience one of the great exports from Portugal to India in the traditional neighborhood of Madragoa. Sit down in a family-owned tasca to eat some quintessentially Portuguese arroz de marisco (seafood rice) with selected wines from the Alentejo.
- All food and drink tastings
- Professional guide
Know Before You Go
• The walk is conducted at an easy pace with lots of stops, making it suitable for Lisbon lovers of all ages (discount rated for children available).
• Some food sensitivities can be accommodated, but bear in mind that Portuguese food is not vegetarian friendly and features meat, fish and dairy. Gluten-free can be accommodated on request