Charming Mouraria area is a historical 900 years old area in the heart of Lisbon where fado music was born. Nowadays it’s a multicultural area but still authentic 🙂
Lisbon Largo do Terreirinho area Mouraria march 2018
Area Mouraria is located in the historic heart of Lisbon, it is still less touristic and therefore much purer. One of Lisbon’s history-rich areas !
March 17 2020, area Mouraria Lisbon: Pastelaria ‘Doce Mila’
Corona & Lisbon
There’re almost no people in the streets or in the cafes and restaurants, a face mask is left here on the floor..
Arroz de gambas (rice & shrimps)
Rice and shrimps (delicious!), a glass of white wine, a small bottle of water and coffee : around 10 euro.
Restaurant ‘A Catedral do Fado’ area Mouraria Lisbon
Restaurant ‘A Catedral do Fado’ area Mouraria Lisbon
Traditional Portuguese food, snacks, and a free smile 🙂 .
YouTube: Lisbon’s neighborhood of Mouraria
Alentejo style pork and clams ( € 7,90) (Carne de Porco à Alentejana)
Pork and clams together? Yes! 🙂 Recipe by Richelle Ramos
Typical Portuguese restaurants are a little bit disorderly, but very clean with a big TV screen (people like watching TV while eating, football, futebol), TL-tubes on the ceiling and paper table-covers.
Restaurant ‘A Catedral do Fado’ area Mouraria Lisbon: traditional Portuguese food
Traditional Portuguese restaurants
Nowadays historical area Mouraria in Lisbon is still filled with old taverns and small restaurants, serving traditional Portuguese food for local prices. In contrary to the more touristical historic areas, like Alfama or Bairro Alto, where prices in restaurants are mostly much higher.
Historic area Mouraria Lisbon, Rua João do Outeiro, June 2018
Peaceful multicultural area
Colourful Mouraria area embraces the past and the present. A multicultural area, where many nationalities live together peacefully. Nowadays it is a popular and fashionable part of Lisbon. Currently, it is gradually renovated.
Terrace Fado restaurant Maria da Mouraria Lisbon in June. Picture: Liesbeth Niebling
Festas dos Santos Populares (Feast Days of the Popular Saints & Lisbon’s craziest night).
In June, the Lisbon nights are filled with lively festivities that take over the city’s historical centers.
Hidden gem: Restaurant Zé da Mouraria
In a small street of one of Lisbon’s oldest districts there’s Restaurant ‘Zé da Mouraria’. Well-priced Portuguese dishes, air-conditioned in summertime.
Thomas Kahrel (Dutch origin) in his atelier in Lisbon, Rua das Olarias 17, Lisbon, 2018.
Atelier Thomas Kahrel
Stage designer by profession, Thomas Kahler works with wood, producing pieces such as tables, chairs and decorative objects. More pictures: Facebook. Thomas studied Sculpture at Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Holland.
Guitar whisperer 😉
Bar Flamingo Lisbon June 12, 2017: Lisbon’s craziest night, party time!
Flamingo Bar in area Mouraria is a surprising place for night owls (till 03:00). The bathroom is remarkable! Margriet, Rob and Lilja
Saturday Night Fever! 😉
Organic grocery store Bomercado, opened in Mouraria Lisbon in 2018.
Organic shop Bomercado in Lisbon provides groceries, fruit, vegetables and fresh bread, Portuguese biological wines and much more. Good prices, highly recommended! Shopowner Frank is sympathetic and knowledgeable.
Facebook Rua Dos Cavaleiros 10 Lisboa
Grilled sardines 🙂
Eating grilled sardines, especially in the month of June, is a tradition.
Square Martim Moniz Lisbon, starting point tram 28
Restaurant Beco do Forno, located in a little side street of Rua dos Cavaleiros
Patio restaurant Beco do Forno: Pedro & Dina
Cozy terrace in a courtyard . A small narrow street gives access to the patio of Restaurant Beco do Forno (litt. Oven Alley).
Very friendly owners! 🙂
Patio restaurant Beco do Forno: dish of the day (6.50 euro)
Restaurant Beco do Forno: Beco dos Cavaleiros no. 11
Bill for 3 persons 27 euro
Grilled sea bass (robalo) with cooked potatoes and vegetables, pato (duck with rice), steak with fries and mixed salad, wine and dessert.
Entrance Restaurant Beco do Forno (& bakery Doce Mila) area Mouraria Lisbon
Restaurant Beco do Forno is open every day from 10:00 – 16:00 and from 19:00 till 21:30. Closed on Sunday
Pastelaria (Bakery) Doce Mila Mouraria Lisbon
Mila’s Cakes (Doce Mila) & pastel de nata
Largo da Maria da Severa. Picture: Henk van de Weerd
It is said that Fado music was born in area Mouraria around 1820.
Terrace restaurant/cafe Bruta Flor (wild flower)
At the same square there’s restaurant BRUTA FLOR (international cuisine)
Restaurant Bruta Flor
Largo da Severa, 7A/B, Mouraria, Lisbon
Great selection of creative- and vegetarian meals in a lovely old little place.
Tiny Ginja Bar ‘Amigas da Severa‘ & live fado performance at midnight
Must-try: taste a delicious typical Portuguese liqueur:”Ginja!
Famous Fado singer Mariza started her career in Mouraria where she grew up and performed many times.
Cafe/restaurant ‘A Parreirinha’, Lisbon. Picture: Margaret Schöttelndreier
Cafe/restaurant ‘A Parreirinha’ is a typical Portuguese restaurant, located Rua da Guia 4 A/B , Mouraria Lisbon.
€ 20 for 2 persons. WiFi, cash only. Open from 07:30 – 23:30, closed on Sunday.
Ó! Galeria, Illustration gallery, Calçada de Santo André 86, Mouraria Lisbon
Ó! Galleria is a project focused in illustration, drawing, books, zines and author pieces. Ema Ribeiro is the proud gallerist and she works with some collaborators, mostly young and promising illustrators.
Area Mouraria & Indian/Bangladesh food
The majority of the Bangladesh community lives near the streets around Square Intendente. Lots of restaurants to choose from, one of my favorites is Food Garden. Great vegetarion dishes (in case you don’t eat halal food), also take away.
Vegetable curry dishes € 5,50 – € 7,50. Rice € 1.50. Bottle of water € 1.00
Area Mouraria is easy to reach: close to the starting point of the legendary tram 28 at square Martim Moniz.