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Confeitaria Nacional

#197 of 3,771 Places to Eat in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Praca da Figueira 18B, Lisbon 1100-241, Portugal
+351 21 342 4470
08:00 - 08:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After a hard day's sightseeing in Sintra, we arrived back at Rossio in the late afternoon, and headed over to the Confeitaria Nacional for tea and cake. We went up the spiral staircase to the counter at the back, where the young staff were very friendly. The front section was posher and more expensive with waiter service. There was a... More 

Thank _elainehindson
Level Contributor
65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our group of 3 dropped in for breakfast, and loved the ambiance of classic decor from past centuries. Their range of pastels de nata were intriguing for the 4 flavors, not just the usual vanilla, and available in mini size to make sampling so much easier. Once you try these, you'll want more, so we returned that evening to buy... More 

Thank AlphaXplor
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The place inside was so beautiful, its interiors were very art nouveau. It was apparently established in 1829 and showed no signs of slowing down. At the entry level was as the pastry shop with its delicacies on display. We were seated upstairs in the bright and airy dining area. There were a lot of sandwiches, cakes, pastries and even... More 

Thank tellatraveltale
Lleida, Spain
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a coffee and a pastel de nata. The price was not expensive and the coffee tasted good. The bad point was that we had to eat it standing up.

Thank sergivall
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143 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely spot to have your view of Torre de Belem when eating your Pasteis de natal with a cuppa. However I had noticed major concerns from at least 2 customers with the wrong charges made on their credit cards. Although these were rectified they had major impact on the delays with orders. With cash payers there were no change available... More 

Thank chris w
Ottawa, Canada
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious patisserie with memorable pastel de natas - we had 2! Historical interior is lovely. Service was surprisingly friendly and helpful, given how busy it was. An enjoyable stop on our Lisbon adventures!

Thank AllAtOnce
ConfeitariaNacional, Gerente de relações públicas at Confeitaria Nacional, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your words. Hope to see you soon More 

London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner had early breakfast here. Minimum 2 pastel de natas per head and a bolo de berlim and meia lua. The sugar rush we had was enough to make us going til 2 pm for lunch!!! The place is so old and beautiful old fashion Lisbon. Like a museum. Worth to visit and eat there. Highly recommended

Thank Marco B
ConfeitariaNacional, Gerente de relações públicas at Confeitaria Nacional, responded to this review

Thank you for your words. Hope to see you again More 

Newfoundland, Canada
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and croissants. Came back and picked up some pastries to take home: well packed, reasonable and good service.

Thank Newfound-traveller
ConfeitariaNacional, Gerente de relações públicas at Confeitaria Nacional, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit. Hope to see you again More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't think it was possible to have a rubbish nata but I was wrong! The ones here had soggy pastry and the custard didn't taste great compared to others I've had.

Thank Erin C
Appletreewick, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Old established, spectacular decor and shop fitting, Immaculately attired staff. Great coffee, fresh cakes and pastries. For us this establishment offers true excellence - an exceptional visual and gastronomic delight. A 'must visit' experience on a visit to Lisbon in our opinion. Deservedly this place is very popular with tourists and locals alike so it is always very busy, it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, Portuguese
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca da Figueira 18B, Lisbon 1100-241, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 4470

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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