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Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Alfama

Our Latest Great Place To Eat - Alfama

Monday 24 April 2023

A narrow container shape stand-alone restaurant, named for one of the oldest most characterful districts in Lisbon, Alfama is bigger on the inside than you first realise with an atmospheric comfortable seating area to the rear, and a shelf style seating, opposite the service counter, which is packed with the most delicious giant croissants and rolls you’ve ever seen – not to mention Pateis de Nata – freshly baked each morning.

The Full Breakfast sports the usual culprits of rashers, sausages, fried eggs, white pudding, sauteed mushrooms, but also has Paolo’s smoked meaty beans. There’s also a breakfast sandwich on organic bread; smashed avocado on toast with mushrooms, fried eggs, grilled asparagus and cherry tomatoes; and Croque Monsieur. Or if you’re really in need of a ‘mighty feed’ there’s Francesinha – Meatlovers Paradise – or the Porto classic ‘hangover cure’- a massive sambo of steak, sausages, ham, salami, and melted cheese, topped with a fried egg and six hours spiced prawn and meats tomato sauce, served with chips!

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