Caravela is the name of a specific kind of Portuguese boat very popular during the 15th and 16th centuries, the Discoveries period. It’s also the name of a restaurant and coffee shop in Macau. Nestled on a quiet alley close to Banco Nacional Ultramarino bank (BNU), Ramalhão shop, the Portuguese school and five minutes away from New Yaohan and Anim’Arte Nam Van, this restaurants serves Portuguese food with a focus on patisserie items.
It’s also very famous–amongst Portuguese expats living in Macau–and some tourists for its espresso, fresh bread sandwiches and daily set lunch menus. Their egg tarts are considered some of the best in town. It’s also one of the few cafés in Macau with an outdoor area, making it a very sought after spot for everyone looking to get some fresh air while dining. Busiest hours are mornings, lunchtime and late afternoon.
Opening hours: Monday–Saturday, 8:00am–8:00pm