Portuguese American Journal

Travel: Two Portuguese historic coffee houses named best in Europe – Portugal

The online magazine, GlobalGrasshopper, has named Portugal’s Majestic Café (Porto), and A Brasileira (Lisbon), among the 15Best Historic Cafés in Europe.”

According to the magazine, the fans of Majestic Café (Porto), will love “[…]its stunning façade, exquisite interiors and a delightful winter garden. Famed for its Belle Epoque atmosphere it is perhaps one of the most photographed and aesthetically pleasing cafés in the world, let alone in Europe.”

As for the A Brazileira (Lisbon), one of the oldest and most famous cafes in the city’s old quarter, tourists will flock to the place “drawn by its early original early 20th-century facade, old carved wood and burnished metal decor and glinting bottles behind the bar.”

The list also includes La Closerie des Lilas (Paris); Café New York (Budapest); Café Central (Vienna); Cafe Chris (Amsterdam); Caffe Torino (Turin);,The Antico Caffe Greco(Rome); Ultieme Hallucinatie (Brussels); Café Slavia (Prague); Jama Michalika (Krakow); Caffe Florian(Venice); Café de l’Opera ( Barcelona); Cafe Buchwald (Berlin); and Cafe Odeon (Zurich).

Based in the UK,  GlobalGrasshopper is dedicated to independent travelers. Read more here