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5 Places to Try The Best Pastel de Nata in Lisbon

5 Places to Try The Best Pastel de Nata in Lisbon

5 places to try natas in Lisbon

In Lisbon it’s a must to try the beloved Portuguese custard tart, pastel de nata, a crispy, crunchy pastry with an egg custard filling and just the right amount of sugar. Natas are available everywhere but not all natas are the same. Here we share with you are 5 places to try the best natas in Lisbon. Forget the diet, Lisbon was built on seven hills so there will be plenty of opportunity to walk it off.

Manteigaria

Rua do Loreto 2, 1200-242  Lisbon

Manteigaria was out first stop in the Chiado district just a few steps from Largo de Camões. The current owner renovated this beautiful building which reopened in 2014 keeping the original art noveau facade and marble walls inside. The secret of Manteigaria’s success is the artisanal production of the custard tarts; quality ingredients, no preservatives and the process by which the flaky pastry is kneaded and folded by hand. Visitors to the shop can see the pastry chefs making the tarts through a glass window. When you hear the bell ring this means a fresh batch has just come out of the oven.

 

 

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Aloma

Largo do Calhariz 2, 1200-050 Lisbon

Aloma dates back to 1943. They won the competition for the best pastel de nata  in Lisbon, in 2012 , 2013 and 2015. This title has added to their success and there are now several branches throughout Lisbon. We visited their pátesserie near Chiado where the natas were delicious.

 

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 Confeitaria Nacional

Praça da Figueira 18B, 1100-241 Lisbon

Founded in 1829, Confeitaria Nacional  is the oldest pátisserie in Lisbon and pastel de nata is their bestselling item. They have maintained the original design making it a very pleasant place to enjoy a nata.

Nata Lisboa

Rua do Sta Cruz do Castelo 5- 1100 – 478 Lisbon

In 2011, the owner of Nata Lisboa branded his own pastel de nata with the slogan “The World Needs Nata” with the vision of franchising them. Today there are several branches stretching from Paris to Abu Dhabi.  You can try them in Rua do Sta.Cruz do Castelo next to St. George’s castle.

 

 

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Pastéis de Belém

Rua Belém 84-92, 1300-085  Lisbon

Pastéis de Belém was the first café/shop to sell the popular treats. A well known tourist attraction nearby the Jerónimos Monastery. However locals still come here for the pastry made from a secret recipe that hasn’t changed since 1837. You may have to to queue during the tourist season.

natas in Liabon

 

 

If you are planning a trip to Lisbon you’ll find useful tips and advise in our Lisbon trip planner click here

 

I hope you don’t leave Lisbon without trying a nata or two or three….and please leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you.

 

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