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O Espalha Brasas

Monte das Naves de Cima | Alcaraviça, Borba, Portugal
+351 963 555 191
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“tomato soup” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“rabbit” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Monte das Naves de Cima | Alcaraviça, Borba, Portugal
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Familiar and a very nice place! An excellent choice to step into the new year in the best way! We ate an excellent full plate of rabbit and 1/2 plate of pork slices. Very nice chips to accompany. Fully recommend!

Thank Beatriz S
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

What a yummy authentic Portuguese meal it was absolutely phenomenal even as a vegetarian! Definite must try.

Thank taliakenan16
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

What a charming hostess. Friendly, informative and helpful. The tomato soup was astonishingly good and my chicken dish was really delicious too. Portions were vast but it was very good value. A really lovely meal all round.

Thank Ellie H
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Really cannot recommend highly enough. We were looked after by a lovely lady who ran through the menu with us. We had a delicious tomato soup with interesting bits of cured meats and crisped pork rinds. Then the chicken and rabbit dishes. Both stewed, slightly...More

Thank jamlucy
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This place does all their own cooking, and does it really well , and serves it in huge portions, so order less than you're used to ordering. Actually, they'll tell you if you're ordering too much. Amazing value

Thank Alexander96
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the stop on a trip between Madrid and Lisbon! Fantastic food, wonderful service and in a rural environment that is typical Portuguese. Just tasting the salad you know it doesn't get more organic than this!!!

Thank Karen B
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We ate here three times during a week long stay in the area and, I suppose, that this says it all. It is a basic, but lovely, restaurant in the countryside outside Borba. The staff are extremely friendly and the food is delicious. There are...More

1  Thank JustJames88
Reviewed March 27, 2016

Very good food, with excellent relation price/quality. Very good roast rabbit, and the kid was also very good. A bit noisy made by a large group....

Thank JCPinto
Reviewed July 24, 2013

O Espalha Brasas apparently translates as the hothead/show-off/rowdy person – take your pick - and is about five kilometres from the centre of Borba in Alcaraviça. There is raised, covered wooden decking which affords views of rolling countryside, a bar area with a few tables,...More

Thank Chris-Tavira
Reviewed January 22, 2013

Very good food and very resonable prices. Simple welcoming place with friendly service. The Restaurant is idealy situated in the country, in the spring - summer you can eat while watching the animals walking in the country fields and a beautifull sunset. Recomend it to...More

2  Thank Fornalha
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte das Naves de Cima | Alcaraviça, Borba, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Evora District  >  Borba
  • Phone Number: +351 963 555 191
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