Lisbon Largo do Terreirinho area Mouraria march 2018
Area Mouraria is located in the historic heart of Lisbon, in 2019 it is still less touristic and therefore much purer. One of Lisbon’s history-rich areas !
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
Traditional Portuguese food, snacks, and a free smile 🙂 . Facebook
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.
Area Mouraria Lisbon in the month of June
Festas dos Santos Populares (Feast Days of the Popular Saints & Lisbon’s craziest night).
Picture: Liesbeth Niebling
Very popular 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. 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.
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
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.
Our 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
Fado Vadio (amateur fado singers)
Pastelaria (Bakery) Doce Mila Mouraria Lisbon
Mila’s Cakes (Doce Mila) & pastel de nata
Largo da Maria da Severa. Picture: Henk van de Weerd
Terrace restaurant/cafe Bruta Flor (wild flower)
At the same square there’s restaurant BRUTA FLOR (international cuisine)
Restaurant Bruta Flor
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!
Tiny Ginja Bar ‘Amigas da Severa‘ & fado performance at midnight
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! 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.
My apartment in Mouraria Lisbon (short-term rental). Picture: Margaret Schöttelndreier
Looking for a great place to stay in historic area Mouraria? Check the calendar of my 3 bedroom apartment with a lovely patio 🙂
Area Mouraria is easy to reach: close to the starting point of the legendary tram 28 at square Martim Moniz.