A Travessa Restaurant

A Travessa Restaurante: Lisbon’s Best Kept Secret

While visiting Lisbon, if you should happen upon a lovely street called Travessa das Inglesinhas, follow it, for it holds one of the Lisbon’s best kept secrets. Nestled within what was once a 17th century convent, the best Luso-Belgian restaurant in the region holds court here, in the middle of the trendy Madragoa neighborhood. With seating on the terrace above the street, the A Travessa restaurant has some surprises in store for you.

Discreetly elegant, this cozy place has hosted celebrities, politicians, artists and journalists since 1978, when it was founded by renowned chef and restaurateur Vivian Durieu. In this restaurant, you will find whitewashed walls, vaulted ceilings, chic vintage furniture and fresh flowers everywhere. The setting is an artistic backdrop for the delectable entrees such as succulent roast pork and delicious desserts such as olive oil cake, which is soaked in sweet milk and topped with green figs and toasted nuts. A Travessa restaurant is peaceful, secretive and elegant, there is no better place to sample fine food and listen to wonderful stories.

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