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Casa de Chá da Boa Nova

Restaurants Leça da Palmeira
4 out of 5 stars
Casa de Chá da Boa Nova - Lula Gigante com Molho Bordalês
Casa de Chá da Boa Nova
© João Saramago

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

There are many good reasons to head to Leça da Palmeira and eat chef Rui Paula's food. Besides his creative and gastronomic skills – which he already demonstrated elsewhere, such as DOC in the Douro and DOP in downtown Porto –, dining the Casa de Chá da Boa Nova (designed by architect Siza Vieira) makes everything seem different: that's due to the dramatic landscape. Every meal starts with an aperitif in a room overlooking the ocean – the restaurant is built on top of the shoals. The same ocean (or one like it) is also on the menu – one of the tasting menus, the Atlântico, is entirely composed of seafood. The Mar e Terra is more of a surf & turf mix, while Boa Nova offers lighter fare.



Address: Avenida da Liberdade, 1681
Leça da Palmeira
Price: More than €50
Opening hours: Mon 7.30-11pm; Tue-Sat 12.30-3pm & 7.30-11pm

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