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Rua Olivenca 151 | At the Boardwalk by the sea, Estoril, Cascais 2765-262, Portugal
+351 21 468 7821
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good51%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“swordfish” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Grill
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Rua Olivenca 151 | At the Boardwalk by the sea, Estoril, Cascais 2765-262, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Authentic simple but tasty Portugese cuisine. Overlooking Atlantic and beachside and rock pools west to Cascais and in opposite direction. Shady seating under canvas verandas. Icy cold beer. Delicious sardines or salmon with simple salad and potatoes. A couple male staff a little gruff could...More

Thank Aija B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of 8 of us went to Bolina and we liked it so much we went back a second time a few days later. Both evenings were just great. Delicious food and wine and humorous chilled out staff made both nights memorable.

Thank DugganOonagh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty fresh fish and seafood dishes with a great view of the ocean. Went for an early dinner and had the squid on a spit. Delicious and came with veg and bolied potatoes.

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a great find. On the promenade so you might expect mediocre food and service. The waiters were prompt and helpful. The grill fish plates are highly recommended. We tried the sardines and sea bass with a local white. Cheap eats and one of...More

Thank Rocketman780
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Reasonably priced but not welcoming if only visiting for a snack such as a toastie and sent to the rear of the seating area which makes you feel as if you are in the cheap seats!!

Thank birdieinShrewsbury
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The waiters are friendly. We had clams "à Bulhão Pato" for starters which is amazing. For the main course we chose the grilled squid which was grilled to perfection and still juicy. We tried the lime tart that is slightly sweet but tangy too and...More

Thank CarinaDF
Reviewed 26 July 2017

we have been at bolina last monday end July - very windy season - at bolina almost no wind just a little and very cool location - water skis and a doggy station - super - the fisch was delicious and service good as it...More

Thank Tenere34L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We stopped by one evening to try the espetadas - chicken kebabs. The service was friendly and our order was taken quickly and the food delivered, hot, not too long afterward. Sadly the quality of the chicken was pretty poor and there was not much...More

Thank Jandy44
RestauranteBolina, Manager at Bolina, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear Jandy Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that you did not like our chicken. It would be our pleasure to welcoming you again with a fresh grilled fish - as this is our core dish. Kind regards, your Bolina Team

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We have just got back from a 10 day holiday to Estoril. We went to this restaurant on our last night. And must say it was the only meal that wasn't enjoyed by any of us,in those 10 days. The service was good, but the...More

Thank sallytomas
RestauranteBolina, Manager at Bolina, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with the food. As we are a simple fresh grilled fish restaurant it is true that we do not cook with sauces, etc. but rely the taste of the food...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Excellent location on the promenade. Staff are friendly and helpful, the food was very good fresh fish well cooked and nice selection of vegetables at very reasonable prices. probably a better spot for lunch than dinner,

3  Thank barrydickinson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Olivenca 151 | At the Boardwalk by the sea, Estoril, Cascais 2765-262, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais  >  Estoril
  • Phone Number: +351 21 468 7821
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Bolina is situated at the boardwalk directly by the sea in between Tamariz Beach and Poca Beach (reachable only by foot). Only 5 Minutes walk from the Estoril Train Station. Exceptional View over the sea to Cascais and Estoril. Tipical portuguese dishes: Fresh Grilled Fish and Meat. Opening times in Summer from 10.00 to 24.00 (starting 08.04.2017 until 31.10.2017) The kitchen is open from 12.00pm. During winterperiod (November till March) we only serve Lunch! Come enjoy our beautiful diningroom in the first floor for events or chilly evenings (springtime and winter). We are looking forward to welcoming you at Bolina. Your Bolina Team
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