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5 East Quay | Mevagissey, Mevagissey PL26 6QQ, England
+44 1726 842055
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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5 East Quay | Mevagissey, Mevagissey PL26 6QQ, England
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Other holiday makers, in the pub, told us that they really enjoyed it at Alvorada so we booked up and had our dinner there on Saturday night. When we turned up it seemed that many of the diners were local people, that's a good sign!...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Came across this place quite by accident. Great little restaurant selling amazing Portuguese food. I had some of the best fish I've ever eaten, all the better as it was clearly freshly caught! Lovely atmosphere, very casual but cosy. A menu packed full of delicious...More

Thank lozzage
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Great situation with wonderful authentic ambiance, spoilt by small portions. Good very tasty seafood but pricey.Not great value.

Thank picasso301uk
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were really looking forward to a special Birthday meal for my wife when staying in Mevagissey for a week. They were closed on her Birthday but visited the next evening. Ambiance in the restaurant is lovely and run by the chef and his wife,...More

Thank paulandkarenUk
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was a must for us having discovered this small restaurant at Mevagissey the year before. Good vegetarian choice. Great tasting good honest food Portuguese style.

Thank david s
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A rustic, genuine feeling Portuguese restaurant in the centre of Mevagissey. We had a wonderful selection of fresh seafood dishes. The scallops were sweet and tender and our prawns and octopus were amazing. Chicken piri piri was also spicy if a little dry. A great...More

Thank jimmegee
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to visit a restaurant were you won't leave hungry, this is the place, really generous portions, freshly cooked, such a friendly couple that run Alvorada, highly recommended

Thank ianrtay
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Walking around the quayside in Mevagissey we popped our head around the door just as Alvorada were closing, luckily they said 'come in' and we had the most delicious tapas lunch with friendly service. I hope to visit again one day!

Thank Mrsmagoo21
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We visited Mevagissey for a long weekend, and - as others have said - were initially disappointed with the first couple of restaurants we checked the menus for, as they seemed fairly generic and to not take advantage of the abundance of local seafood. In...More

Thank NatalieS-and-PaulC
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited Mevagissey hoping to find somewhere for lunch and were depressed by the number of restaurants with mediocre menus, then happily we found the Alvorada on the quay offering tapas and portuguese style food. We weren't disappointed, we had octopus salad for starters followed...More

Thank johngr4
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29 August 2015|
Response from SueMevagissey | Property representative |
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Alison D
30 July 2015|
Response from SueMevagissey | Property representative |
Good Afternoon We have two starters :- Mushrooms with garlic and white wine served with garlic toast or Portuguese cheese with quince, olives and garlic toast. Occasionally we have a special of Portuguese spicy goat's. For... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Quay | Mevagissey, Mevagissey PL26 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mevagissey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 842055
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of Mevagissey. A traditional authentic Portuguese Restaurant seating up to 20 Serving fresh locally caught fish ( we supply the fish ourselves as Antonio, the chef is also a fisherman) and meat. Open for lunch serving Tapas and evenings serving a full menu. Wines , beers and spirits are all from Portugal. Family run business.
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