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Joao Brandao

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Largo do Terreiro do Fundo do Lugar - 3400 - 214 | Hotel Rural Quinta da Geia, Oliveira do Hospital, Portugal
+351 238 670 010
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We have been to this restaurante several times and it never fails. The food is amazing. Great cod and the best profiteroles I ever had. We once had a Thai yellow curry that was superb. Even worth the extra mile!

Thank svmaria
Virginia, USA
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We are staying at the hotel that features this restaurant and we have decided to dine here every night of our stay. Food is delicious, the views stunning and the ambience is peaceful and welcoming. Dine out of doors if weather is good!

Thank LauraSVirginia_USA
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2015

It was the fifth time we have dinign with friends (first time) in this spectactular restanrant. We have been sitting at tyhe patio with nice musik and professional waiters. But the best was the food. For starters we have the homemade pate and for main course rolos the novilho. Better is not possible. And then the deserts. This restaurant is... More 

1 Thank richard B
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46 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Really nice place to visit full off lovely people, great food all in a perfect cosy place! The food is delicious and the deserts are great! Thanks :)

Thank Luís S
Scherpenheuvel, Belgium
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

the restaurant is part of the hotel quinta da geia. The food was delicious. All very fresh and tasty. Whatever you choose , fish or meat you will enjoy it.

1 Thank TinaVB2015
Lisbon, Portugal
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

We basically enjoyed everything: the atmosphere (calm, with cool music not too loud); the service was super (I'd say that the owner is, more than all, a bit crazy - in the good sense!); the food was fantastic (we had wild boar, venison and lamb); and the deserts... OMG, the deserts! A piece of advise: leave some space and try... More 

1 Thank ruiclobo
Lisbon, Portugal
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Went just for dinner and the food was really great, we really liked! And the price was good. We just didn't understand why they have such a "passion" for spanish music (they are dutch) :-)

1 Thank anasoraiagomes
Lisbon, Portugal
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2014

We had a very interesting salad with mellon and ham. The main dish was a but dry (partridge). we asked for it because we knew we would get something typical from the region. Service is fast but could be "nicer". Music selection is at spanish style. Maybe to be revised. Decoration is warm and cosy. Very interesting. Toillets were clean.

1 Thank Bastinhos
Oliveira do Hospital, Portugal
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

One of the best restaurants in this area for sure! I do recommend to all. Best view ever. Excellent service, food and atmosphere. The localization it´s in a small village on the top of the mountain. What a view!!!

1 Thank RuiMagalhaes
Kirkby Stephen, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I have been a few times and although the menu is limited the place is just a magic spot to eat The terrace for drinks and the view then the higher terrace for your meal. Friendly caring hosts who speak Dutch. English and Portuguese amongst others? Menu is good but not great its a nice night out with food and... More 

1 Thank bikalista

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo do Terreiro do Fundo do Lugar - 3400 - 214 | Hotel Rural Quinta da Geia, Oliveira do Hospital, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Oliveira do Hospital
  • Phone Number: +351 238 670 010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?