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Ristorante Belmondo

Senhora Da Rocha Beach | Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450 , Portugal
+351 282 313 132
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Ranked #5 of 14 restaurants in Porches
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Come and discover art and passion in the true flavours and aromas of authentic "cucina d'Italia." Belmondo gives you the experience of pure gastronomic pleasure amid fantastic scenery. It is only a few steps from the Atlantic Ocean, on the cliffs above Senhora da Rocha beach, between the Pestana Viking and Vila Vita hotels.In November 2012, Belmondo was honoured by the Italian Embassy with the Ospitalità Italiana prize wich selects restaurants from around the world that represent genuine italian cuisine and culture.After a career of 30 years of career in italian food business , in the best restaurants in Italy, France and Germany, distinguished Chef Américo Palmeira ensures that Belmondo’s philosophy - quality and "passione per la cucina" – is upheld. An irresistible menu and a selection of true nectars of the gods create the right atmosphere to relax and soak up the Belmondo world ...
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Beautiful setting, friendly staff and wonderful food. My kids got through an adult portion of carbonara which was delicious. Pizzas are lovely and a great selection of meat and seafood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This was the most wonderful place to take dinner with family and friends we have experienced in our 12 days trip to Portugal (Lisboa-Algarve). Special thanks to Mr. Dino, restaurant chief, who took special care of us. A great reason to come back soon. Obrigado/Mulțumesc! Adrian & Lala România.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

starters and mains were excellent but some of the desserts were really not so good in particularly the lemon meringue pie and the zambagolie the most expensive on the menu, were very poor. Again on the plus side house wine was good, sit outside for a perfect dining experience

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Glen Gardner, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

After a number of days travelling in Spain and Portugal, I was craving some good Italian food.Had a fantastic dinner here one night of our three in Porches. The wait staff is very attentive and helpful, especially in selecting fantastic and reasonably priced Portugese white wines to pair with our meals. It is easy to tell from the complimentary Bruschetta... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed at the adjoining Hotel Pestana Viking 3 nights. At this time, we ate dinner here twice. Why? This elegant Italian restaurant on a cliff above the beautiful beach. Everything is fresh, the waitress advised us to Helena lovely selection of dishes, proposed a fine wine Winha dos Santos from the Douro region, fine red wine with a subtle... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stay at large if you r after a good Italian pizza. Pizza oh my god. Nothing worse than a "frozen style" pizza base topped up with fresh ingredients. Limited choice among pizzas of a very little itslian insight. Very expensive as well. Service very good though. Unable to comment on the rest of the menu as pizzas were a reason... More

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RistoranteBelmondo, Proprietário at Ristorante Belmondo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very sorry that your first step has been a negative review on TripAdvisor. Our pizzas are made with the finest Italian products such as flour, tomatoes to make the sauce and mozzarella. In Belmondo the tomato sauce and pizza dough are made in accordance with most genuine Italian tradition. And the prestige of Belmondo is not... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Staying nearby at the Pestana Viking, we decided to give it ago. We were the first ones in that night and given a large table as we had our baby grandaughter with us. The staff were pleasant and attentive from the time we arrived until we left. The food was excellent. Prices for some courses were at the top end... More

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

OK, so perhaps an Italian is not what you are expecting to eat in Portugal. But with local cuisine limited in this area we have it a go. Ended up being the best Italian we have eaten in some time. Staff were great, everything was homemade and fresh and location is good too. Well worth a visit if you are... More

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Albufeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Like a dream, candle light, charm, amazing pool view, full moon and the relaxing sea waves sound, all together with an amazing genuine Italian pasta. Also loved the Portuguese wine and the panna cotta ;). Ps: accepts Lyoness cashback card.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The terrace part of the restaurant is set in a half moon around a swimming pool - nice views and ambience. Table service excellent - food superb and good wine choices. Use this for that 'special evening' as a little more expensive.

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