Want to sleep in? Here’s our list of the best places to go for brunch in Lisbon!
Nothing like a late breakfast for an authentic holiday experience! If you’re looking to have a brunch in Lisbon, you choose your preferred option between sweet or savory, hot or cold, exotic or authentic. Here is our list of the best places to go for brunch in the Portuguese capital.
Good to know: restaurants often stop serving brunch around 4 pm, and sometimes only offer it on weekends. Two elements to take into account when organizing your stay in Lisbon!
1. Nicolau Cafe: A brunch to eat with your eyes
Some consider it to be the best brunch in Lisbon! For about fifteen euros, the set menu offers a hearty blend of sweet and savory food: pancakes, yogurt, orange juice, toast. But above all, Nicolau distinguishes itself by its carefully presented dishes: one eats with the eyes as much as with the mouth.
Address: Nicolau Cafe, Rua de São Nicolau, 17
2. Pois Café: The bohemian brunch
The atmosphere here is an invitation to share: sofas, pallet-made tables, colorful decoration. The perfect place to start the day gently! Three brunch menus are offered on weekends, for less than €10: Pois Café serves a blend of sweet and savory food, and above all, freshly squeezed fruit juices.
Address: Pois Café, Rua São João da Praça 93-95
3. Café Com Calma: Brunch sweet home
On Saturdays, Café com Calma offers a very complete sweet and savory brunch for €15: a range of pastries, eggs, mini-hamburgers, fruit… The decoration blends different styles, and the ambiance is both trendy and very cozy, making you feel at home!
Address: Café com Calma, Rua do Açúcar 10
4. Brick Cafe Lisboa: The classic and good brunch
In a decor that is both industrial and friendly (bricks, wooden furniture, and friendly staff), the Brick Café offers a classic yet impressively well-prepared brunch. Orange juice and coffee, in particular, are delicious.
Address: Brick Cafe Lisboa, Rua de Moçambique 2
5. Brunch Cafe: The brunch specialist in Lisbon
The Brunch Café is the perfect place to go for brunch in Lisbon every day of the week! Several reasonably priced set menus are on offer, and they are sure to delight all taste buds. However, this brunch venue is famous: remember to book in advance!
Address: Brunch Cafe, Rua da Alfandega 120 or Rua dos Caminhos de Ferro 98
6. Café O Corvo: Brunch on a terrace
A pleasant place, well-presented dishes, a copious and delicious brunch… And the Café’s little extra touch: the terrace is on a pedestrian street, a perfect place to relax and enjoy the area’s peaceful atmosphere. Make sure you book your table in advance!
Address: Café O Corvo, Largo dos Trigueiros 15A-15B
7. Deli Delux: Brunch with view on the Tagus
How about enjoying a brunch in Lisbon with a view of the Tagus? Look no further than the beautiful terrace of the Deli Delux of Santa-Apolónia! For about fifteen euros, you will have the choice between several set menus, featuring bacon, cheese, eggs, coffee, chocolate, croissants.
Address: Deli Delux Santa-Apolónia, Av. Infante D. Henrique, Cais da Pedra – Arm. B, loja 8
8. Pastelaria Batalha – Camões: The brunch for sweet food lovers
Pastelaria Batalha does not serve brunches, strictly speaking. The menu offers a range of sweet and savory food and drinks. And above all, the place serves delicious pastries and bread. In fact, many of Pastelaria Batalha’s delicacies have received awards!
Address: Pastelaria Batalha, Rua da Horta Seca, 1
9. O Ninho: Friendly brunch
This small place exudes a vintage and chic atmosphere, full of sweetness, and featuring a small quiet terrace. O Ninho offers three delicious brunch menus. Above all, it stands out thanks to its good quality products and unrivaled service.
Address: O Ninho, Rua de São Cristóvão 17-19
10. Maria Limão: The secret brunch
At Maria Limão, everything is pastel-colored, pretty, sweet, and refreshing: not just the decoration, but also the fruit pancakes or the homemade lemonades. Select some sweet or savory dishes to share, and take the time to enjoy this lesser known, calm place.
Address: Maria Limão, Rua da Verónica, 122
Main photo credit : Pois Café