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Gull – Restaurant, Terrace & Bar in Porto

A new entertainment venue has hit Porto. Gull is a triple treat consisting of a restaurant, bar and al fresco terrace. With its location alongside the Douro River at Cais das Pedras, Nº 15 (in the space formerly known as Bazaar disco), Gull offers a relaxing escape from crazy Porto urban life.

Cafeína – Cosmopolitan Cuisine in Foz of Porto

Cafeína is in the Foz area of Porto, just a block away from the beach. It sits on a corner, in a renovated turn of the 20th century building. It is covered by geometric black and yellow tiles, which have become somewhat of a trademark for the Cafeína brand.
Restaurante Pitada de Mar in Matosinhos

Pitada de Mar – Seaside Tavern Becomes Stylish Restuarant in Matosinhos

Foodies in northern Portugal will be elated to learn about Pitada de Mar, the new modern fish restaurant on Rua Heróis de França in Matosinhos. Well-known local restaurateur Jorge Polónia has transformed a traditional Portuguese tavern into a swank new space offering sophisticated seafood in this seaside community.
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DOP = Taste and Daring in Porto

DOP is Chef Rui Paula’s acronym for Degustar e Ousar no Porto. It is his philosophy for preparation and presentation of his inspired cuisine. After achieving critical and popular success with his restaurant DOC in Folgosa, Paula returns to his hometown with a new venue to showcase this philosophy in the aptly named DOP.

Pedro Lemos – Traditional Flavors Meet Modern Cuisine in Porto

This unassuming door on Rua do Padre Luis Cabral could be just another quaint home that defines the traditional heritage of Porto. Yet, step inside, and you find a modern new restaurant, steeped in the flavors of old Portugal but redefined in the ambiance and cuisine of owner and chef Pedro Lemos.
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Ar de Rio – Which is More Beautiful, the View or the Architecture?

You’re an architecture fanatic....and you’re hungry. You’re in the Porto area. You really need a place to satisfy your passion for design as well as feed your growling stomach. Fortunately for you, Portugal Confidential can recommend the perfect place to fulfill these needs…Ar de Rio!