Want your feed to really show off the best the Portuguese capital has to offer? Make sure you snap up these Insta-worthy Lisbon food experiences.
Cameras at the ready… The combination of over 3,000 hours of sunshine per year jumping off the brightly colored azulejos tiles, the iconic yellow trams that run up and down the hills, and the incredible fairytale palaces in Sintra (the perfect day trip) make Lisbon a photographer’s dream. A quick Instagram search for Lisbon shows hundreds of thousands of results – for good reason!
If you want to stand out in the social media sea, take a look at these Eatwith Lisbon experiences!
1. Drag Queen brunch & live show
This is no ordinary brunch: This is a Drag Brunch! An incredible team of sensational Drag Chefs and Catering Queens are whipping up a truly one-of-a-kind event in the trendy LX Factory.
A fabulous Drag Hostess will greet you and show you the all-you-can-eat brunch buffet overflowing with both Portuguese and international favorites. And did we mention bottomless mimosas and sparkling wine?! But that’s not all. After the feast, you’ll also be treated to an impressive live drag show that really needs to be seen to be believed!
Don’t miss this amazing bottomless brunch and drag queen show in the LX Factory!
2. Bohemian rooftop dinner party by the sea
See a side to Lisbon that hardly anyone knows about! Join hosts Bruno & Amanda on their magical rooftop for a boho hippie chic dinner. Sit back and relax on their comfortable pillows and take in that salty sea air as you enjoy a 3-course vegan Brazilian menu, accompanied by wine and drinks. You’ll have the chance to mix and mingle with other guests from around the world, as well as your chef for the evening, Bruno, who has 10 years gastronomy training in Rio de Janeiro.
Book your seat for Bruno’s fabulous plant-based rooftop dinner party.
3. Pastel de nata cooking class and tasting in a local bakery
You can’t come to Lisbon without trying a famous pastel de nata! But why not go one step further and make your very own treats?
Filipa hosts a delicious pastel de nata cooking class in Casa dos Ovos Moles, a centuries-old pastry shop in the city center. Learn to make these traditional custard tarts (and puff pastry!) from scratch then sit down to enjoy your flaky delights with a well-deserved glass of Porto or Ginja. It’s sure to be the highlight of your stay!
Book Filipa’s pastel de nata cooking class here.
4. A secret Portuguese dinner with a wine expert
Who better to guide you through the intricacies of Portuguese wine, gastronomy and culture than a local wine expert? André is a professional wine consultant, and has worked for several different Portuguese wine producers. He invites his guests to his stylish home in the heart of Lisbon to discover a modern Portuguese menu featuring seasonal seafood and meat, with each dish perfectly paired with a local wine.
Over the course of the evening, you’ll learn about the different regions, cultures and traditions, and everything you ever wanted to know about wine!
Find out more about this wine pairing dinner in central Lisbon.
5. Local Lisbon market tour and cooking class
The best way to discover all the sights and scents of Lisbon yourself on foot! Host Luisa offers a photogenic food walk around her neighborhood market where she’ll introduce you to her local producers, farmers, fishmongers and butchers. Sample the best kept secrets in Lisbon and pick up seasonal ingredients for a hands-on cooking class in Luisa’s home!
Back at Luisa’s in the north of Lisbon, she’ll help you create a custom lunch menu based on what you picked up at the markets. Learn new techniques and traditional Portuguese cooking methods, then sit down to enjoy your creations over a communal table.
Discover more about this Market to Table food tour & cooking class.
6. Lisbon tapas tour on electric bike
Work off those pastel de natas on this fun tapas tour on electric bicycle! Snap pics of all the famous Lisbon sights and eat your way around some of the most iconic neighborhoods. Your host Marta will point out hidden gems and locals-only haunts, and show you her favorite bar for the best ginja and Portuguese wine!
Hop on Marta’s bicycle tapas tour and see the city like a local!