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Douro Valley


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Douro Valley is a family run restaurant, open since December 2014. Here at Douro Valley we pride ourselves on using the best ingredients to create home-cooked traditional Portuguese food. We serve a range of traditional Portuguese dishes including piri piri chicken, sea food rice, bacalhau (salted cod), fish casseroles, and fried pork with clams, giving you a true experience of Portuguese cuisine. Not only do we offer Portuguese dishes, but we also have a range of pastas, char-grilled steaks, grilled meat, and grilled fish, paellas and tapas dishes. We take large bookings and parties so get in touch to book your special event. We take large bookings and parties so get in touch to book your special
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
European, Portuguese, International, Mediterranean
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff could have smiled a little I know it was fairly busy it did make me feel uncomfortable at times. There is a lot to choose from on the menu the prawns are excellent the best part of the dining experience.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Happy2999
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant on canvey and came across this one. Never been in it before and didn't know anyone who had mentioned eating there. The service was good starting with a lovely welcome and this continued. The food was gorgeous. We all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paula S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Visited in October as a party of 15, we were requested to preorder our meals, due to the number of people in the party to ensure that they were able to provide what we required. Food was excellent as was the service. It was our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John162710
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Been wanting to come here for a while now and I’m so glad I did! The whole experience was wonderful, nice welcoming staff very attentive but not over the top and the food was delicious. Couldn’t fault the food at all very tasty and well...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We were passing this restaurant and thought that we would try it as we have never been there before. The food and wine was excellent and we will be visiting again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scholefieldschoice
Reviewed 28 October 2018

High expectations for this Portuguese restaurant, however on the whole it was pretty average. Pleasant atmosphere and cosy seating but overall the experience left me wanting just that little more. The food in general was O.K. but some additional cooking on the products would have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Just got back from a meal here tonight. We had the piri piri prawns to start. Then I had salted cod for main and my partner had the mixed grill. Can’t fault the food or staff. It was all brilliant. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank abby82uk
Reviewed 13 October 2018

So glad that Douro has opened again. I don't get to visit often but I love eating here with the great food, Fado in the background and a bica to finish, a taste of Portugal on Canvey. The food is very varied with some wonderful...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tonyhm
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Went for a birthday meal, excellent food and service, ordered from set menu. Fantastic variety of different foods. Ordered fish skewers, lamb and clams and veggie paella. Would definitely return for a second visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

a birthday celebration meal with office colleagues . Menu has a wide choice of foods with many special Portuguese dishes. 4 of us selected from the set menu which we thought was excellent value for money at approx. £ 21. two of us chose from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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29 March 2018|
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Response from Liliana A | Property representative |
Hello sorry about the delay in replying to this question. Shouldn't be too long till we open now. As soon as we know a date we will put it on facebook and on our website. Kind Regards
30 December 2017|
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