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Bolina

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Seafood, Grill, Portuguese
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Rua de Olivenca 3 (Pria Pescoco Cavalo), Estoril, Portugal
214687821
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10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine
Scenic view

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pleasant Breakfast on the Ocean

In late January, we sat on the outside terrace of Bolina for a very enjoyable breakfast. The omelet and ham and cheese sandwich were tasty and well presented. The servers were both very friendly, efficient, and helpful. We needed directions after the meal and received excellent help. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
ValGary2014
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Greenville, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Scenic view
  • Reservations
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English first
Greenville, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

In late January, we sat on the outside terrace of Bolina for a very enjoyable breakfast. The omelet and ham and cheese sandwich were tasty and well presented. The servers were both very friendly, efficient, and helpful. We needed directions after the meal and received excellent help. The setting was perfect as we headed for Cascais.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed in Estoril for a week in September, though the weather was bad - very bad - we had the most pleasant experience. We thankfully stumbled upon bolina'is (what we called the beer place by the sea) and went every day the entire week we was there. Sometimes just for a beer, sometimes a snack,band every time we was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Pleasant lunch, great location, helpful and attentive staff. Watched the surfers as we enjoyed our food and the sunshine. Staff told us of the cover charges (you pay for what you eat) as they put them on the table. Reasonably priced and well worth the walk along the esplanade.

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Kenilworth, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Steak, egg and chips was really good. Very reasonably priced meals for the location as long as you don't accept the covers they put on your table right at the start. All restaurants do the same here!

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Situated further round the Estoril promenade (under the station, turn left, go past the fort), I'm sure that many visitors don't make it as far as the Bolina. Make the effort as it's worth it! From the terrace you look across the promenade straight onto the breaking waves, very atmospheric! The sea bass was excellent but we found the cooking... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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153 reviews 153 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Visited the restaurant "off season" in May. Friendly staff and good service. The menu offers meat, fish and shellfish dishes portuguese style. Had the Bacalao and it was very tasty and well prepared. Prices are a bit high, due to the location by the sea i guess, "tourist trap"! Great sea view. the interior in white and blue tiles doesn't... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had a couple of very pleasant lunches in this beach view restaurant. Nice local food and relaxed service

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Estoril, Portugal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Very cosy sitting, just in front of the sea. Attentive and efficient service, very good fresh fish and other seafood. Quite reasonable prices.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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80 reviews 80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Well, this little gem is a great place to enjoy fresh fish! Everything we had on the menu was just delicious. The view cannot be beat, it is right on the promenade and overlooks the ocean. The staff are friendly and they are open for business and ready to serve you at any hour. Go there and enjoy!

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Aruba
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We saw this place reviewed on Trip Advisor and thought we'd have a wander past during the day. We checked out the menu and decided to give it a go for an earlish dinner.. Having arrived with friends we opted for the grilled Sardines and a light vino verde to accompany. The sardines arrived grilled to perfection and even though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua de Olivenca 3 (Pria Pescoco Cavalo), Estoril, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Estoril
  • Phone Number: 214687821

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 33
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Grill, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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