Monchique Restaurants


On the road to Foia:



'TERESINHA': Popular stop for bus-tours. Chicken Piri-Piri ,       


'O LUAR': Nice restaurant warm in the Winter and with a terrace in Summer, very good local food,  Map          


'JARDIM DOS OLIVEIRAS': Converted farm, very good typical Monchique food. Nice to sit outside in Summer, cozy in Winter, Map           


'RAMPA': Our favorite restaurant for chicken Piri-Piri; also good eels; terrace, map 


'PARAISO DA MONTANHA': Long established chicken restaurant; Touristy. Map  


'ESTALAGEM DE SANTO ANTONIO': The restaurant on top of Foia...



In Town:


'A CHARETTE': Near town hall, very popular at lunch time; local dishes at their best.Map


            'A NORA': Snack-bar on main square; Very touristy but pleasant for a drink.


            'O PARQUE': Busy cafe on the way out of town; good cheap dish of the day.



In Caldas de Monchique:


            ROUXINOL: Lovely restaurant serving a mixture of Scandinavian and Portuguese dishes. Very cozy, and a nice terrace. Excellent service.


            LONGEVITY: Chef Olivier's restaurant in the new hotel in Caldas; Well worth the extra money for the great food and service. For a special evening!Map