Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro, 29, Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal

A healthy salad or a thirst quenching drink, this Lisbon cafe is a perfect place to take a break during your Lisbon holiday sightseeing. Opening up its doors in 2005, this almost hidden place in the stylish district of Chiado is tucked between “Carmo” and “Trindade”, in the number 29 of Lg. Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro. It offers a creative blend of Portuguese cuisine, made from seasonal, fresh food that is transformed into innovative, delicious healthy meals.


It is a great place to have breakfast, lunch or an afternoon snack during your Lisbon holiday. This Lisbon gem specializes in light meals prepared form natural and organic products. You’ll find a great assortment of pastas, salads, sandwiches, fresh juices, various teas and infusions. Enjoy a creative and healthy salad like the Salada Royale made with arugula, feta, avocado, sesame seeds and chocolate. Something a little different in comparison to the typical Portuguese fare. During your exploration of the Chiado district this chic cafe offers a perfect place to meet for a drink or have a light meal. The modern interior setting gets its inspiration from the contemporary Scandinavian and Danish decor, with Danish modern Louis Poulsen lamps.Royal Cafe is often dubbed as one the finest cafes in Lisbon for its high standards in service, food and decor.


With the sun out, on a warm Lisbon day enjoy a drink on the inviting outdoor terrace. Its quiet and non-touristy location, 100 meters off the main street in Chiado districts gives you a tranquil corner in the heart of the historic Lisbon city to have the ultimate coffee experience, drinking from fine Portuguese classic ceramic cups that wear the acclaimed ceramics maker Bordallo Pinheiro’s label.One thing the locals will insist on is lingering on the coffee taking small sips and finding the time to enjoy. So do it the Portuguese way while you are on your Lisbon city break, without any rush giving your body a much need break after a long day of walking the cobbled streets of Lisbon.