Explore the culinary scene of Praia da Luz
Read on to find out about all the best places to eat in town
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
282 790 886
Rua Alfredo Nascimento Batista L35 R/C
An Italian restaurant situated within the Baia da Luz resort serving a wide array of dishes
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
282 792 736
Rua 1º de Maio loja 2B
European cuisine and seafood specials. Daily specials. Inside and outside seating. Take-away on request
926 008 502
Av. dos Pescadores 3, 8600-130
Portuguese restaurant specialising in meat and fish.
282 762 799
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
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
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
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
282 788 823
Rua da Calheta 5
British Pub serving snacks daily from 11.00 – 16.00. Sky TV and air-conditioning.
Upstairs restaurant serves international cuisine. Open daily from 18.30.
Fresh homemade food served daily plus take-aways available. The tapas comes highly recommended.
+351 962 742 033
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
282 098 201
Avenida dos Pescadores, Loja 4
Beach bar and pizzeria. Inside and outside seating. Take-way available. Open 10.00 – 23.00
282 761 492
Rua da Praia 18
Bistro/cafe offering an excellent selection of ‘home made’ food to suit everyone. Free Wi-Fi
913 092 006
Rua da Várzea 3, 8600-157
Fluido is a rustic, friendly restaurant specialising in delicious homemade Italian food. The decor is light and simple and the menu is ever-changing. The cheeses and cold-cuts are a delight.
Open from 17:30. Closed on Sunday.
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.
282 789 920
Lt7 Pracet Jose Antionio Viegas
Chicken Grill restaurant & take-away
Open Monday to Friday for Japanese tapas
(+351 282 105177) Rua da Calheta 4
Opened in summer 2022, Jacaranda has quickly established itself as one of the finest restaurants in Luz. The menu is varied with a good selection of meat and seafood, whilst the presentation is colourful and vibrant. Friendly service and tasty food. Recommended.
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. Open from 12pm. Closed Wednesday.
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
Nah Nah Bah
+351 910 189 366
Like its sister restaurant in Lagos, Nah Nah Bah has quickly established a reputation for high quality burgers. Using the best local and organic ingredients, the restaurant is a large step up from the usual burger joint and offers a good selection of cocktails and craft beers.
282 767 350
Rua Direita 4a
Portuguese spacious restaurant offering a variety of dishes. Open evenings only from 17.30 – 00.00
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
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
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
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
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.
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
282 768 825
Av. dos Pescadores, 4
Indian Restaurant using clay oven. Seating inside and outside. Take away service is available.
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