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Solar Bragancano

Praca Da Se 34, Braganca 5300 , Portugal
+351 273 323 875
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Ranked #1 of 32 Restaurants in Braganca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This is a beautiful place in the central square of the historic centre of Braganca. Its situated in an old mansion and serves traditional Northern dishes (eg I had pheasant with chestnuts). Not many tourists go to Braganca, but if they do this is definitely an experience worth exploring.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This is a beautiful place in the central square of the historic centre of Braganca. Its situated in an old mansion and serves traditional Northern dishes (eg I had pheasant with chestnuts). Not many tourists go to Braganca, but if they do this is definitely an experience worth exploring.
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Possibly the best meal during our time in Portugal. Delicious game meals (note: large portion sizes), served in a wonderful atmosphere with the restaurant housed in an old building furnished accordingly. We were treated to live music, complementary champagne/tapas/port wine and attentive service, the only criticism I would have was the wait for our food -but it was worth it.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

An older, slightly worn establishment, I was made to feel special. On both occasions I was treated as though I had been coming for years. And the food on both occasions was excellent.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Real traditional food, very well made and with a fantastic and friendly service. The owners are always nearby even with a full house as was the case. I was there with my kids and we really enjoyed dinner. Caution with the size of the portions. They are huge.

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Very good food and wine, proudly regional. A great range of game dishes; you will not go hungry. Extremely friendly service. What more do you want?

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Royston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were 5 adults and 4 lively small children. Arrived with no reservation and were immediately welcomed to two tables in their shaded garden which, on a hot day was just fantastic. The service was superb and all needs were attended quickly in a considerate and friendly manner. Our children left their plates empty which is a rare event: the... More

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Ashburn, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children ages 6 and 9) from the USA stumbled upon this treasure in our one night visit to Braganca. We were a tad early for dinner in the town at 6:30pm as the streets and restaurants were empty and we wondered where everyone was! We saw later that Church was in session... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very good food. Needs some furniture replacement but food is great and not to expensive. people is nice.

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10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

On a two night stay in Braganza, we happened upon this charming restaurant in the centre of town. With nowhere planned, we spotted the restaurant from a nearby cafe, read about it on trip advisor and we were welcomed to a lovely table in the garden on a busy Saturday. The simple entrance between some shops belies a charming, traditional... More

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Buckinghamshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Hidden away behind an unassuming entrance is a real gem. Up some quite steep stairs we were led to a courtyard. There were nine of us but nothing was too much trouble for the couple who I assume are the owners. A charming setting with a good selection of food. Bananas and cheese seemed a little eccentric but tasted really... More

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Sintra
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236 reviews 236 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Located inside a manor house full of history, books, old furniture and tradition, this restaurant offers a fine selection of game and meat dishes that are a treat to the palate. Run and serviced by an old nice couple who tend to every need the guests might have, as well as running a conversation about the history of the place,... More

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