Pasteis de Belem
6 expert reviews
“No visit to Belém is complete without a coffee and hot pastel de nata (custard-cream tart) liberally sprinkled with canela (cinnamon) in this cavernous, tiled pastry shop and café.”
– Rough Guide
"If you're visiting Belém's Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, it is compulsory to stop at this picturesque café tiled with 17th-century scenes for its pasteis de Belém."
"If you're visiting Lisbon, chances are you'll make your way to nearby Belem to see some age of Discoveries sites like the Tower of Belem or Monastery of Jerónimos. But here's something..." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler
"You can find delicious versions of pastel de nata...but none of these cinnamon-dusted egg-custard tarts are as entrenched in Portuguese history as the ones served at this Belém institution." Full review
"For a real taste of Lisbon, stop at the Antiga Confeitaria de Belém, a bakery shop–café specializing in pastéis de nata—delicious, warm custard pastries sprinkled with cinnamon and powdered sugar." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"Since 1837 people have been lining up at this beloved Lisbon institution selling baked goods faster than they can bake them"
Lisbon Travel Guide
July 7, 2021