After my current three week lengthy Portugal street journey I had the prospect to spend a while exploring Lisbon and instantly fell in love! It has shortly turn into certainly one of my new favourite cities – if not THE favourite metropolis – in Europe! It’s so colourful, younger, vibrant, thrilling, extremely lovely, crammed with a number of the nicest individuals and so so scrumptious! Throughout my 5-day keep I’ve had the prospect to style a number of the cities greatest vegan delicacies and was so positively stunned about how widespread veganism and well being meals is in Lisbon, particularly, and Portugal as an entire! Therefore, it was apparent that I’d be doing an in depth vegan information to Lisbon! 🙂
After the immense success of my final vegan guides to Tel Aviv – Tokyo – Koh Phangan and Berlin – this one follows proper of their footsteps! Lisbon actually impressed me and managed to tick all of the bins for a fantastic vegan metropolis getaway! The locals have been a number of the nicest, most openminded and cutest individuals I’ve ever met in a capital, impressively fluent in English (and even Spanish so double plus for me) and I had such an exquisite time I can’t wait to be again!
For those who’re following me on Instagram, you in all probability already noticed tons of those footage since I’ve bombarded my followers with my Portugal travels for the previous month, however right here’s the entire assortment! 🙂 On this vegan information to Lisbon you’ll discover all my recommendations on the place to keep, the place to eat and what to do in a couple of days on this charming metropolis! In fact I didn’t go to each restaurant that has a vegan choice within the metropolis, however I coated most of them! In case you really feel like I missed an important one, let me know within the feedback down under! For those who like studying my guides please depart me a remark and comply with me on my Instagram, Fb and YouTube channels for extra journey/foodie content material!
There are tons of choices as to the place you can keep on this metropolis. Personally, I’ve stayed at 2 totally different locations which I can all completely advocate! I’ve included choices for various budgets – relying in your degree of consolation and wishes! Costs are per night time for two individuals (may differ relying on season):
Pleasant Hills Hostel ≈$70: A fantastic hostel proper inside the lovable little cobblestone streets of Bairro Alto. We had a very nice, personal room with a queen measurement mattress, a balcony with lovely views and breakfast is included (vegan pancakes hellooo – sure you’ve heard that proper!). The hostel is inside a type of picturesque previous buildings, very charming and the rooms have a minimalist design – offering every thing one may want (small desk, mirror, wardrobe). The place was a former scholar condo turned hostel so it actually has that homey feeling to it. The loos are absolutely outfitted and all the things could be very clear! You even have entry to a kitchen with fridge and so on. and the situation is true inside probably the greatest neighborhoods (may get a bit louder within the evenings although).
LX Boutique Lodge ≈$180: This charming boutique lodge is such a gem within the good location! They’re situated simply reverse to the river so you’ll be able to select between river or metropolis view. The constructing itself is in a pastel blue and a part of the well-known pink road (see photograph under) which makes for colourful photographs! It’s shut to all the things they usually supply a bomb vegan breakfast that utterly exceeded my expectations. I advised them prematurely that I used to be vegan they usually have been tremendous open about it and purchased vegan cheese, breakfast spreads, yogurts, milks, and so forth. particularly for me! One other huge plus is that they’re only a 10 second stroll away from the most effective vegan-pleasant bakery + the most effective vegan crepes on the town! Truly one of many lodge employees members explicitly really helpful the vegan crepes to me! 🙂
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This publish wouldn’t be full if I wouldn’t inform you the place to discover a vegan model of the Portuguese nationwide treasure: pastéis de nata! 🙂 When you have no concept what a pastel de nata is, let me enlighten you. The literal translation is cream cake however it’s in truth some type of vanilla custard tart. Often they’re clearly made with eggs and dairy however the superb individuals at Zarzuela are variety sufficient to supply vegan and in addition gluten-free variations for us particular individuals! 😉 Zarzuela is a really conventional bakery the place you’ll discover plenty of candy and some savory goodies. Aside from vegan pastéis de nata additionally they produce other vegan goodies like donut holes (which you’ll be able to fill with vegan chocolate per request), crammed croissants, and so forth. Let me simply say they’re an amazing place to cease by within the morning or through the day on your dose of sugary awesomeness. Undoubtedly NOT wholesome however undoubtedly SO scrumptious! 😛 There are a number of different locations the place you will discover these little superb tarts together with Vegana Burgers, Princesa do Castelo and typically AO26.
R. Bernardino Costa 21-23, 1200-052 Lisboa, Portugal
The good place for a scrumptious breakfast or lunch! They’ve superb juices, smoothies, açaí bowls, do-it-yourself flatbreads with za’atar, chia pudding, granola bowls, pb & avocado toasts, and extra! The locations is superbly designed and really environmentally acutely aware (metallic straws, and so on.). It’s a bit of bit costly however you get a tremendous array of vegan goodies, and tremendous recent and top quality elements to offer you a lift for the day!
Rua de S. Julião 70, 1100-048 Lisboa, Portugal
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Vegan eating at its greatest! AO26 jogs my memory a lot of a type of superb excessive class Tel Avivi vegan eating places! It’s in all probability among the best recognized eating places in Lisbon and really one thing particular. They provide veganized native meals like francesinha (principally a sandwich consisting of sausages, white toast and cheese – not my style) and vegan junk meals like ‘steaks’. My pal and I went for the particular issues on the menu, which, on reflection wasn’t the perfect concept. The francesinha is a really bizarre dish by itself (meat, white toast and cheese) and the vegan model can’t actually be made any higher! 😀 The steak was tasty, particularly the creamy mushroom sauce however style clever I’ve had higher. I might undoubtedly select certainly one of their extra healthful dishes subsequent time like risotto, soups, pasta dishes which incorporates extra greens and recent veggies as they seemed excellent and are very excessive-high quality at this place. That they had an superior selfmade beetroot pasta dish which I want I had taken however oh properly. So don’t make the identical mistake I did and simply order one thing for the ‘wow’ impact! 😉 Undoubtedly advocate this place although. Oh, and in addition – their desserts are excellent! We had a lime cheesecake which was creamy heaven! It’s very busy within the evenings and particularly on the weekend so ensure to get a reservation!
AO26 – Vegan Meals Venture
R. Vítor Cordon 26, 1200-484 Lisboa, Portugal
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Small vegan bakery with a number of the greatest desserts within the metropolis! If you would like to style some Portuguese desserts which are each conventional and vegan, that is the best place to come. The muffins are completely drool-worthy (pineapple cake with salted caramel, candy potato cake, chocolate cake – which is their specialty, rosquilha with peanut butter and a lot extra) and it’s run by an extremely pleasant household. The good place to have an reasonably priced but scrumptious breakfast or afternoon tea! Additionally they promote cookies and salty snacks, that are additionally very excellent.
Probably one among my favourite locations on the town because it’s loopy scrumptious and tremendous reasonably priced! I’ve discovered that consuming out in Lisbon is rather more costly that I assumed it might be. Undoubtedly costlier than Berlin and type of already within the Tel Aviv vary. So discovering a spot like Jardim das Cerejas is important! They provide a hard and fast worth vegan all-you-can-eat buffet of scorching entrees, salads, a number of essential dishes and sauces. They’ve beautiful meals altering on a regular basis from vegan lasagna, pizza, different pasta dishes, curries, and so forth. and the style REALLY stunned me. I went there twice for lunch throughout my keep and left so full for less than eight,50€ (+ one other 1,50€ for a freshly squeezed OJ)! Would in all probability come there with my very own containers for takeaway each different day if I might reside in Lisbon (you even get an additional low cost for takeaway). Additionally they all the time have a minimal of two-three superior wanting vegan desserts however I by no means had sufficient area left to truly attempt them! 😉
This idea have to be going rather well for them as they opened one other Jardim das Cerejas II within the metropolis – fortunate for us!
Jardim das Cerejas
Calçada Sacramento 36, 1200-022 Lisboa, Portugal
Utterly vegan cafe within the metropolis centre. The menu consists of salads, grilled sandwiches, smoothie bowls, juices, and tea/espresso. Good number of wholesome dishes, each cold and hot. Excellent spot to come and loosen up whereas nourishing your physique with some wholesome vegan meals! Additionally they supply plenty of gluten-free, uncooked and refined sugar-free choices!
All vegan, do-it-yourself wholesome meals in a really cute and small place! 🙂 An amazing choice to have lunch in and round Príncipe Actual. The Dishes are deliciously nicely cooked and balanced. They’ve a menu of the day which modifications all through the week and supply very reasonably priced dishes!
We discovered this little vegan place accidentally after strolling by way of the flea market and the tiny streets across the Castelo do S. Jorge for hours. The employees was type of unfriendly however the meals was good! Discovered an superior pastel de nata right here and their brunch bowl (in a single day fruity oats, couscous + tomato bean stew, vegan cheese and toasts) was respectable. Wouldn’t exit of my method to eat at this place nevertheless it’s nice when you’re within the space!
Princesa do Castelo
Rua do Salvador 64A, 1100-466 Lisboa, Portugal
Cute little bakery & cafe with tons of vegan choices, like juices, dumplings, soups, sandwiches, muffins, croissants, pretend meats and cheeses, and extra. Good for a chilly and wet day or only a fast snack (it’s a very small place)! Tremendous pleasant house owners which might be terribly candy and useful! Undoubtedly advocate in the event you’re within the space!
Probably certainly one of my favourite meals experiences within the metropolis! This place got here extremely advocate by lots of my followers and it utterly blew my thoughts. It’s a bit troublesome to discover however we simply requested the primary greatest stranger for instructions and instantly discovered it. The restaurant is situated in a wonderful courtyard with seating on the steps proper outdoors. It’s very picturesque and charming. Sadly for us the outer seating space was utterly booked for a birthday celebration however indoor was additionally positive. When you can, sit outdoor although (reservations come in useful right here – all the time full and really small area)! It’s such a lovely place run by the kindest individuals creating mouthwatering vegan meals! Dinner is served in the best way of adjusting tapas with a every day principal dish as properly. It’s an open kitchen fashion so we have been sitting lower than 1 meter away from the cooks! 🙂 The whole lot is so recent and attractive! The employees is superb and also you simply really feel like house! We had a number of starters together with pasta and potato salad, some kind of mushroomy antipasti and a scrumptious inexperienced salad (it’s sort of a blur however was SO tasty) and as a foremost dish had a vegan seafood bowl – which is one thing I had by no means seen earlier than anyplace else! They actually made VEGAN SHRIMP out of potato starch and algae tasting like shrimp!!! Say whaaat? They really examined out that dish the night time I used to be there for the primary time (fortunate me) and I hope they hold it on the menu because it’s divine! It is available in type of a stew crammed with rice, beans, algae, vegan shrimps and all types of veggies. So so good. Dessert was an superior creme brûlée and bounty bars! 🙂
The Meals Temple
Beco do Jasmim 18, 1100-289 Lisboa, Portugal
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Cozy little vegetarian restaurant situated in a park providing combined Asian and worldwide delicacies. Very nice environment with very tasty meals!
I got here to this little vegan gem nearly 5 minutes earlier than it closed however I’m so glad I didn’t miss it. It’s an incredible little cafe on the primary flooring with a eco-pleasant – truthful style retailer on the bottom flooring. The pretty employees went out of his means to improvise some scrumptious meals as he ran out of a number of elements already because it was the top of the day nevertheless it was nonetheless so tasty! It’s an excellent cozy place providing scrumptious vegan wraps, kombucha, muffins, salads, soups, quiche and a lot extra. I do not know how they make that quiche however it was the perfect rattling quiche I’ve ever had in my life! additionally they actually ace the salads at this place! This might undoubtedly be considered one of my regulars if I’d stay in Lisbon. It additionally has an awesome environment and is the right little vegan cafe to get some work finished whereas munching on some superb meals!
O Antigo Talho
Av. Duque de Loulé 85, 1050-089 Lisboa, Portugal
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Yummy gelateria with a number of vegan choices! I feel Amorino is a world chain with a number of shops in Lisbon. They make the ice cream in a flower form and often serve it with a macaron on prime however sadly that isn’t vegan. The darkish chocolate, strawberry and passionfruit have been tremendous tasty although!
Myiced Baixa is a superb place for some vegan froyo!
Greatest vegan crepes I’ve ever had! Yep – I’ve stated it! These are so rattling good! I went to Sama Sama simply earlier than 12:00 when their menu modifications apparently so I nonetheless received the ‘Hannah’ crepe which was full of avocado, tomato, seeds, vegan cheese and I added additional sprouts! This was a totally scrumptious and nourishing meal proper there for 7€ so it’s an awesome ‘cheaper’ discover within the metropolis! 😉 And should you’re actually sensible you cease for a vegan pastel de nata at Zarzuela after because it’s simply 10 meters away! 🙂
Television. Corpo Santo 7, 1200-131 Lisboa, Portugal
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Vegan bistro inside a eco-pleasant idea retailer serving tea, espresso, and snack meals like pizza, toast, pie, quiche, and sandwiches. Good spot for breakfast or lunch (attempt the brunch plate), with fantastic do-it-yourself meals and a comfortable environment. Additionally they supply smoothies, juices, salads and muffins. There are gluten-free choices for the sandwiches and muffins.
Charming little locations serving Israeli/Arab delicacies with the perfect falafel in Lisbon. Additionally they serve hummus, sabich, tahini, cauliflower, shakshuka, and lots of recent juices (every part may be requested vegan). Pretty environment with amazingly pleasant employees!
Not one of the best vegan pizza I’ve ever had because it’s with out vegan cheese however very fascinating topping choices and a terrific takeaway choices proper within the metropolis middle! Sadly I couldn’t make it to the opposite nice vegan pizza place in Lisbon referred to as ‘Primo Basilico’ however should you get the prospect – be sure to verify them each out!
Pizzeria Romanio al Taglio
Rua da Conceição 44, 1100-154 Lisboa, Portugal
R. dos Remédios 37, 1100-441 Lisboa, Portugal
Pretty cafe serving wholesome meals utilizing entire meals components! The good place for a fantastic brunch filled with recent juices, quiches, vegan yogurts, tartines, soups, ‘eggs benedict’, teas and pies! Adorned with plenty of love and a spotlight to element utilizing recycled gadgets. Very massive plus for utilizing seasonal veggies and fruits and focussing on decreasing waste! Superior place with nice meals!
All vegan restaurant run by the identical proprietor as AO26, nevertheless with a unique angle. Principally healthful unprocessed meals which might be selfmade! Pretty environment, pleasant service, and superb meals (excellent desserts). Something your coronary heart might want from matcha lattes to mushroom tempeh burgers, bruschetta, hash browns, waffles, black pasta with mushrooms and truffled asparagus, chocolate mousse and lemon tart. Undoubtedly a should-go to!
There are SO many enjoyable issues Lisbon has to supply so under you’ll discover a small assortment of my favourite actions & locations to go! I really like that Lisbon is such a walkable metropolis and you may virtually do something by foot! Truthful sufficient I walked about 10-15 km every day which made up for all the nice vegan feasts I had! 🙂
- Go to the flea market ‘Feira da Ladra’
- Discover the small streets of Chiado and Bairro Alto
- Take a look at the truthful style retailer ‘Fair Bazaar’ and classic second hand retailer ‘A Outra Face da Luna’
- Go to the Museum of Azulejos (or just discover them all through the town)
- Purchase some native handmade ceramics at LX Manufacturing unit, Ceramicas na Linha or ICON Life & Fashion
- Stroll up to a Miradoura for breathtaking metropolis views
- Hand around in the bars of Bairro Alto
- Benefit from the sundown on the river entrance of Praca do Comercio
- Take a carreira by way of the town