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Barao de Fladgate

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Rua de Choupelo 250, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-088, Portugal
+351 22 374 2800
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is set in the grounds of Taylor's Port Cellars. They are beautiful and would be stunning in summer. I had lunch, consisting of stuffed Portobello mushroom and magret de canard. The mushroom, slightly warm, was served on an ice-cold plate. It was small and not stuffed. A mixture sat on top of the mushroom. The magret de canard,... More 

Thank IleStLouis
Mulhouse, France
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125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This cosy place offers traditionnal portuguese dishes with local wine. you can enjoy a lot of different wine and Portos also from Taylor's house. We came late in the afternoon and they agree to serve us lunch. People were kind and nice.

Thank Emmanuel R
Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

It was my second visit, the first one 6 years ago. It mantains the high quality of the service and food. Very beautiful, including the toilets, great view. My wife chose a good duck risoto and I chose a sea bass, both very well prepared and tasty.

Thank Riowinelover
Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

This restaurant is located in Taylor's vinery at the hill of Vila Nova de Gaia. This is the reason why they have one of the best views in Porto (however not in every room of the restaurant). The interior is very cosy and stylish. As far as food is concerned, local finger-food/starters were great, broccoli soup with mushrooms had no... More 

Thank smaql
Alexandria, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

What a wonderful place! We highly recommend this for a lunchtime "splurge." Splurge is in parenthesis, because it is not overpriced and by American standards, it's a good deal. While they offer a fixed price lunch, you can also order ala carte. Our meal was fantastic. The service was top notch and the wine list was very reasonable. I highly... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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419 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 450 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We went here with a large group for a function. The venue was quite nice. Beautiful views. Large ample dining hall. The service was excellent. The food was high-quality. They served us an excellent salmon dish. Exceptionally fine dessert. The staff was very attentive. The only downside, the dining area was extremely noisy. I would like to go back with... More 

Thank Jonmun
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Like many - we had done the tour of Taylors, glimpsed into the garden and felt hungry... A very good and interesting Gazpacho, a great piece of Beef, ad they dealt with my partner's vegetarian tendencies rather well. Wines recommended by the waiter were good and interesting, the view and location excellent.

Thank stoatsbrother
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

You can't sit anywhere better for a late summer's lunch in Porto - the view is just one-off astounding. And the team are friendly and welcoming and hospitable - we were a big table without a booking that they found space on the terrace in just a moment. But the food unfortunately was really rather awful. We had the set... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We were a large group and had a set menu, should have been easy, three hours after we sat down we'd had really not good food. A large group that came in after us was served before us. Starter was cod with an olive tapenade both elements totally tasteless. Main was a forgettable piece of fish. Dessert was the worst... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

As many have said, it is not really about the food - although it is good and they have a couple of awesome desserts like mango and passion fruit cannelloni. The grounds with the grape vines and the peacock add to the ambience. Definitely recommend dining on the terrace! Service is very good as well, but nothing compares to watching... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $75
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Choupelo 250, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-088, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 374 2800
Barão Fladgate Restaurant enjoys a spectacular location and atmospheric setting in the grounds of Taylor's Port cellars with magnificent views across the Douro River to the old historic centre of Porto. It offers a contemporary interpretation of traditional cuisine where the accent is on fresh local ingredients and on showcasing the authentic flavours of Portugal. The wine list features a wide variety of labels from the main Portuguese vineyard areas and, as would be expected, a comprehensive choice of both wood-aged and Vintage Ports. In summer, Barão Fladgate opens its al fresco terrace area where guests can enjoy a choice of light dishes while enjoying the spectacular panorama of the old city.

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