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Alvorada

5 East Quay, Mevagissey PL26 6QQ, England
+44 1726 842055
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5 East Quay, Mevagissey PL26 6QQ, England
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1 - 10 of 414 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A delicious meal. This restaurant is family run and the evening we visited the chef cooked to order and his wife did all the waitressing. It’s a little crowded - you tend to chat to the people on the next table. Right on the quayside...More

Thank happyrosie65
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First night of our stay in Mevagissey. Walked around and thankfully decided to eat at this restaurant. It looked good from the outside and the aroma was inviting. My wife had the scallops and prawns kebab ( espetada I think in Portuguese). I had prawns...More

Thank skukusa1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met up with friends in Mevagissey with the aim to visit the Alvorada restaurant last week. We booked a table for 4 for the lunchtime sitting. I think the chef/owner can appear a bit short tempered but I think it is his sense of...More

1  Thank mary b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best fish restaurant in town. We had lunch and dinner here and the fish was very fresh. I haven ever had Mackrel this good. Not fancyno frills just beautifuly cooked fish.

Thank IwanttogohomeStaffs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was such a different dining experience for us. A family-run business, from catching it to cooking it to serving it. The fresh fish and the styling ( interior decor and the traditional terracotta crockery) all came together to produce a very pleasing whole.

Thank whydoIneedapassword
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch meal, which was a Portuguese fish casserole for two. You can look out over the harbour, and the owner is really interesting to talk to. The fish in our casserole had been caught by the owner early that morning on...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Excellent food & service. Octopus salad & lamb casserole superb. Wine very expensive unless you drink the house jugs which were perfectly quaffable

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Incredible food!! Perfect little family run restaurant. So welcoming. Best mussels I’ve ever had. Authentic Portuguese cooking at its best. Thanks for a great night.

Thank CuddlyCakeCat
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We've been meaning to try this restaurant for ages. Set on the harbour side so at high tide you can watch boats coming and going , it is decorated in a traditional Portuguese style using traditional tableware as well. It is small and intimate with...More

Thank Pardrifter
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Second visit and the reason we came back to Meva. Booked weeks ago as this place gets lots of business. Great atmosphere you can chat to the chef to find out the catch of the day to help you decide what delight to choose. So...More

Thank Ian O
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Response from tonycross51 | Reviewed this property |
They will certainly welcome children and you will find the kids something to eat....as long as you’re not expecting chicken nuggets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Quay, Mevagissey PL26 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Mevagissey
  • Phone Number: +44 1726 842055
  • E-mail
Description
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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