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Confeitaria Nacional


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


Cafe, European, Portuguese
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards

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All reviews pastries pastel de nata cake bolo quiche salad bread pastry shop portuguese pastry table service nice coffee behind the counter rossio square take away prices are reasonable visit lisbon belem
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped a couple of times at the Confeitaria National; one time buying some jam tarts and chocolate and fruit slivers; one time having a tea and pastries; definitely recommend a visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MarkVassall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cafe is housed inside in an historic building. The ground floor is very busy as locals order their takeway. The upper floor is another hidden gem. You can also order all the goodies plus soup and others for lunch. Prices are very reasonable. Self...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dougs007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although not freshly baked, the pastel de nata was tasty. The hot chocolate was the best in my visit though. Creamy and sweet to perfection. As the oldest patisserie in Lisbon, Confeitaria Nacional is good, but not awesome.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SilvioT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to this cafe intending just to have a coffee because it was listed on the internet as one of Lisbon's iconic cafes. However after checking out the very good value Prato del Dia, we decided to have lunch here instead. We had a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That’s the main reason for coming here, delicious! Went twice, once for breakfast around 8am and already busy. Had coffee at bar. Was also busy at 5.30pm when picked up some more pastel on way to airport. Can report still delicious this morning!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank U1303DXdavidw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Which is the best Pastel de Nata in Lisbon? Perhaps the world? Maybe it's here! We had the tarts at Confeitaria Nacional and its famous rival. Our group was split on the question...and that's good. You can't go wrong at either. I preferred the Confeitaria...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Rocketman53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely café to have a rest after a long walk around Baixa. The cakes in the window beckoned us inside. We sat upstairs where it was self a service area, we choose each a different cake from the counter accompanied with a good coffee....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank VillaRhapsody
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Lovely and traditional in the heart of Lisbon. Great Pastel de Nata and Coffee. Fabulous interior and friendly staff. Definitely one to visit!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rob I
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

What a great place. The pasties looked superb. The traditional Portuguese custard tart was very tasty and he coffee very good

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 757MartinG757
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful old café in keeping with this city. We had a delicious, normal sized coffee with a custard bolo (doughnut) and a pastela de nata. Well worth a visit. (And so much better than the Costas and Starbucks that we are now used to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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