Pastéis de Belém is a pastry shop where you can sit and also have breakfast or a tea time. Pastéis de Belém is located in Lisbon in the area of Belém.
The name come from a very famous Portuguese tart around the world. It’s well known around the world and also in Portugal for the Pastel de Nata, but the originals ones are from Belém and therefore the pastry shop keeps the original recipe and is also named after the famous tart.
The tarts were created by the monks of the Monastery of Jerónimos near the pastry shop and when they needed to move the owner of the pastry shop bought the recipe, so since then they keep it in secret and they are still the best Pastéis de Belém or Pastel de Nata of the world.
Pastéis de Belém is one of best seven wonders of the Portuguese gastronomy.
If you are in Lisbon, please keep in mind this great place, for sure you will have the most amazing experience. The pastry shop also have another specialties worth to try or to bring home.