Antiga Confeitaria de Belém
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Rua de Belém 86-88 · interesting places nearby
Antiga Confeitaria de Belém information
Since 1837 this patisserie has been transporting locals to sugar-coated nirvana with heavenly pastéis de belém : crisp pastry nests filled with custard cream, baked at 200°C for that perfect golden crust, then lightly dusted with cinnamon. Admire azulejos in the vaulted rooms or devour a still-warm tart at the counter and try to guess the secret ingredient. Go early midweek to beat the crowds.