Explore the culinary scene of Praia da Luz

Read on to find out about all the best places to eat in town

Restaurants

Whether you are looking for fine dining or just a quick bite to eat, Praia da Luz has a wide and varied range of restaurants to suit all tastes - Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Indian, Tapas and even Fish & Chips on a Friday or a Sunday Roast! 

"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well"  - Virginia Woolf

Alloro

282 790 886
Rua Alfredo Nascimento Batista L35 R/C

An Italian restaurant situated within the Vila Baia resort serving a mixture of dishes

Atlantico

282 788 799
Ave dos Pescador

Good food and wine with friendly service. Great for a relaxing unrushed evening out. Inside and outside seating. Booking recommended – Open Tue – Sun 17.30 – 23.00

Aquario

282 789 177
Rua 1 de Maio, Edificio Luztur

Portuguese family owned and run. Small but highly recommended.

Michelin Guide –  listed as a ‘recommended’ restaurant

Closed on Sundays. Open from 18.30

Arte

282 792 736
Rua 1º de Maio loja 2B

European cuisine and seafood specials. Daily specials. Inside and outside seating. Take-away on request

Barroca

282 762 799
Rua Direita

Family run bar & grill. Locally caught fish dishes & meats cooked on a charcoal grill plus delicious vegetarian options. Sunday roasts.  Large terrace with comfy sofas, inside seating & take away! Happy Hour everyday 16.00 – 18.00. TV’s for sport. Closed Mondays.  Open 16.00 – 23.00

Belavista

282 788 655
Rua Primeiro de Maio

Belavista Hotel open to non-residents. Varied menu and daily specials. Open daily from 18.00. Musical entertainment some evenings. BBQ on Wednesday nights. Booking recommended

Boaty’s Tapas

282 010 851
Av. Pescadores and/or Rua do Poco

Mediterranean orientated tapas, all freshly homemade including vegetarian options. Perfect for a drink – wines by the glass, beers, cocktails, our famous sangrias and coffees. Booking accepted. Open from 12.00 – 20.00! Closed on Wednesdays

Bosman’s Dolphin

282 789 992
Rua da Calheta, 14A

South-African restaurant with traditional and local cuisine. Sea views from covered terrace. Open from 16:00 for snacks and drinks, main menu served from 18:00. Closed on Sundays

The Bull

282 788 823
Rua da Calheta 5

English Pub serving snacks daily from 11.00 – 16.00. Sky TV and air-conditioning. Non-smoking. Sun terrace with outside TV. Upstairs restaurant serving international cuisine. Open daily from 18.30 – 22.15

A Cave

282 798 134
Rua 1º de Maio

Serving European and Portuguese cuisine and Pizzas. Good all round menu and take away service. Open daily from 11.00 – 15.00 and 18.00 – 00.00

Chicca’s

282 761 334
Rua de Varzea / Rua Direita junction

Fresh homemade food served daily plus take-aways available. Check the blackboards for a daily change of menu. Booking recommended

A Concha

282 788 584
Av. dos Pescadores 6

Situated right on the seafront with inside and outside seating available plus new roof terrace. Great views of the bay serving a selection of Portuguese food particularly fresh fish & seafood

Endless Summer

282 098 201
Avenida dos Pescadores, Loja 4

Beach bar and pizzeria. Inside and outside seating. Take-way available. Open 10.00 – 23.00

A Fabrica

282 761 492
Rua da Praia 18

Bistro/cafe offering an excellent selection of ‘home made’ food to suit everyone. Free Wi-Fi

Fortaleza

282 789 926
Rua da Igreja, 3 – below the Church

Overlooking the sea with magnificent views. Open for lunch every day from 12.00 -15.00 with both A La Carte and set menu and 18.00 – 22.00 with daily ‘chef’s’ specials. Live music on Thursday nights and a ‘Jazz Sunday Lunch’ in summer.

Galo’s

282 789 920
Lt7 Pracet Jose Antionio Viegas

Chicken Grill restaurant & take-away

Gula

282 768 663
Ave dos Pescador

Portuguese tapas & wine restaurant offering tapas and boards to share. Open Mon – Sat from 18.00 – 22.30

Hugo Beaty

282 760 613
Rua Professor Manuel Augusto Alves Catarino

A large bar /cafe / restaurant cafe situated within the Estrala da Luz complex.  Open daily from 9am for breakfast, lunch, snacks and evening meals. A/C and TV’s for sport. Games room and music in the summer months

Kinoah

969 782 636
Rua Monte Lemos, Montinhos da Luz

Restaurant offering healthy options and evening tapas. Large pool for customers with loungers and day beds. Inside and outside seating. Open from 10.00 – 21.00 Tue – Sun

Latitude – Wine and Tapas

282 782 115
Travessa do Bill 10

A relaxed Wine & Tapas restaurant situated just off Rua da Praia, close to the beach.  There is an emphasis on fresh, local produce and a fine range of wine and craft beer.

Look

282 761 316
Rua da Calheta 6/8

Portuguese ‘Steak Cafe’ serving drinks, snacks & meals. Open Mon – Sat from 15.00, food available from 18.00. Booking recommended

Omni4

282 097 369
Rua da Praia, 4

BBQ Braai Churrasco offering hearty meals, light bites and drinks. Meat, fish, vegetarian & vegan all locally sourced with global favours. Open Thur – Sat 17.00 – 22.30 & Sun 12.00 – 18.00.

Onda Luz

282 767 350
Rua Direita 4a

Portuguese spacious restaurant offering a variety of dishes. Open evenings only from 17.30 – 00.00

Paulo’s

282 792 355
Rua 25 de Abril, 16

Good quality, reasonably priced meals to suit all tastes. Open from 18.00. Closed Sundays in Winter. Check boards for menus etc

Available through Uber Eats

Pakwaan

282 789 579
Edificio Luztur Centro Comercial
above the Farmacia

Indian cuisine and take-away. Inside and outside seating. Open daily from 18.00

Paraiso

282 788 246
R. José da Conceição Conde 1

Luz’s beach bar offering snacks, drinks and light meals daily. Evening menu. Kid’s play area on the beach

Pashmina

282 789 667
Avenida dos Pescadores 3

Tandoori-Indian Restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Children’s menu and take-away available with free delivery for orders over 25€. Open from 12.00 – 14.30 and 18.00 – 23.00

Pizzeria Delicia

282 767 000
Rua 1 de Maio 2C

Pizza and Pasta restaurant and take-away. Seating upstairs, downstairs and outside. Specials available – check the blackboard inside. Open 12.00 – 22.00 – closed Mondays

Pizza Real

282 788 369
Rua da Praia

Pizzas, salads, lasagne, Indian curries and homemade desserts available as either sit in or take away. Booking and pre-ordering recommended. Inside and outside seating. Open daily from 18.00 – 22.00

Requinte do Frango

282 798 321
Rua 25 de Abril, Block 5, St James

Restaurant Grill. Daily specials, fresh fish and meats. Inside and outside seating plus take-away. Open Mon – Sat 12.00 – 15.00 and 18.30 – 22.00.

Royal Garden

282 767 239
Rua 25 Abril

A large Chinese restaurant and take-away with an extensive menu as well as set menus. Open daily from 12.00 – 15.00 and 18.00 – 23.00

Saffron

 282 768 825
Av. dos Pescadores, 4

Indian Restaurant using clay oven. Seating inside and outside. Take away service is available.

Sangam

282 760 882
Urb. Monte Lemos,Lote 25 B (opposite the Hotel Belavista)

Indian cuisine and take-away. Inside and outside seating. Open daily for 12.00 – 15.00 and 18.00 – 22.00

Za Zu Beach Club

282 013 499
Avenida dos Pescadores 130

Portuguese, Mediterranean and Asian dishes! Everything is fresh and homemade! Beautiful views over Luz bay and a roof terrace open for drinks, meals and snacks from 13.00. Closed on Wednesdays