Gourmet Gastronomy: Where yo Shop for the Finest Foods in Lisbon
Sample the very best Portuguese delicacies at Lisbon’s top delis and gourmet stores
As a major destination for gourmet-minded travellers, Lisbon’s food scene has flourished in the past decade. Alongside its collection of award-winning restaurants, this vibrant city is also populated with fine food delis, markets and independent stores, all of which showcase outstanding Portuguese produce. If you’re wondering where to shop in Lisbon, set aside some time to explore these gastronomic spots and you’ll discover the finest Portuguese cheeses, flavoursome olive oil and delicious wine, along with some incredibly chic tinned goods.
Time Out Market
Less a shop and more a multi-sensory gourmet experience, it’s little wonder that Lisbon’s Time Out Market is on most visitors’ must-do lists. The Cais do Sodré venue has been a roaring success since its opening in 2014, and today houses 24 restaurants, eight bars and plenty of shops, as well as serving as a space for live music. Both locals and travellers have to been won over by Time Out’s commitment to showcasing the best eats in Lisbon, from hamburgers to seafood, in one place. It’s also home to many of the city’s best regarded and longest established market traders, so expect to see some of the finest fruit, meat and fish on display.
A relatively new addition to the eternally chic Avenida da Liberdade, JNcQUOI combines luxury fashion with gourmet goodies. Upstairs, an elegant restaurant serves a mix of Portuguese and international dishes to the city’s most stylish residents, whilst the DeliBar downstairs is a food lover’s dream. Sit at the marble bar and work your way through a superlative wine list and selection of charcuterie and seafood boards. The truffled ‘Ovos Rotos’ are death row meal material. Then, stock up on delicious morsels to take with you in the form of cheeses, fine teas and patisserie and macarons from Ladurée Paris.
The Portuguese capital’s sacred sites are where to discover the city’s historic charm. From a convent that’s open to the elements to Vasco da Gama’s tomb, discover the city’s history at Lisbon’s best churches.
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