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Restaurante da Pousada Covento de Belmonte

Serra da Esperanca, Belmonte, Portugal
+351 275 910 300
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Serra da Esperanca, Belmonte, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The portions here are very large and some of the dishes are exceptionally heavy. I had the partridge and risotto and I would only recommend this on a chilly fall day. The fish (both sea and stone bass) was quite good. Save room for the...More

Thank Geoffrey E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located way from the town so you will have to drive there. The menu offers great food, first class presentation, excellent service.

Thank joeWestIndies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rather unimpressive meal. Abundance of salt. Rather expensive. Partrige was dry and served lukewarm. The lamb was slightly overcooked. Rice with mushrooms was more of a soup with soggy rice and ditto mushrooms. The coffee tasted salty and had best be avoided. Not the best...More

Thank Marcel d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner here provided us with delicious mushroom soup, mushroom risotto, good filet mignon and kid stew. The kid stew was disappointing, having too many bones in the bread bowl. For the price, we expected better. Attentive, efficient, professional wait staff. Best of all is the...More

Thank Pamela Cazes T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful room lovely artwork great nibbles! Wonderful waiter very knowledgeable and helpful. Great wine 3 course dinner all dishes delicious couldn't fault a thing.

Thank loretta g
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We had the most beautiful dinning experience at this restaurant. Food was sensational and wine very good too. The views from the restaurant were sensational as well. Well worth a visit.

Thank Winpam
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Amazing food. Great presentation. Waiters and waitresses are well trained and educated. Never the long wait for food. Impressed every time I go.

Thank Newtripadviser
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

After cycling 70km down from the Mountains of Serra da Estrela, definitely a welcomed dinner. Dinner with a beautiful table right by a most lovely fire was indeed a bonus. Staff friendly and helpful and local cuisine specialities are not an issue. To early savour...More

1  Thank dellingermiguel
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The food is great, the view amazing and the staff efficient. The food was exceptional, even though we were a big group and everything went fine and the service was excellent. Greatly recommended!

Thank cadavre5exquis
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Beautifully prepared food. Served with flare. Pretty to look at as well as to taste. We had a mixed salad with carpaccio on one half of the plate plus rack of lamb with mushroom risotto. Delicious. Dessert was creme brulee served in a carved out...More

Thank Susie B
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Keren Y
What is on the vegan menue and is it wheat free as well?
8 December 2016|
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Response from underwatergirl | Reviewed this property |
the chef will do what you ask for - in advance - they use local seasonal veggies so it's not fixed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Serra da Esperanca, Belmonte, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Castelo Branco District  >  Belmonte
  • Phone Number: +351 275 910 300
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