Suggestions of places to eat in Coimbra: the best of the region

Briosa pastry

It's a good idea for a place to take a break. You can drink a coffee and eat the famous pastries of Santa Clara and Tentúgal. These are egg-based desserts. And the best place for this is the Pastelaria Briosa (Largo da Portagem).

You can't miss tasting these pastries while walking around the city!

The Pastel of Tentúgal is a typical Portuguese convent candy, created by the Carmelite nuns of Carmelo de Tentúgal and produced since the end of the XNUMXth century.

Pastel by Tentúgal

The popular characteristics of this pastry are the thin and crispy puff pastry. Unique in Portuguese confectionery, and egg filling.

Santa Clara pastel is a very famous delicacy in Portugal. Originating from the convent of the same name, it is one of the most famous convent sweets.

Santa Clara Pastel

Its origin dates back to the middle of the XNUMXth century, in the convent that bears the same name, in Coimbra. It contains the following ingredients: filo pastry, powdered sugar, egg yolk, almonds, margarine, icing sugar, lemon.

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