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Food & Friends - Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

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Rua Diogo Macedo 220, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-107, Portugal
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:30 am
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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Gower Peninsula, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This hotel restaurant is situated adjacent to the hotel lobby and bar. Prices are at a level you would expect in a city centre hotel, but the quality is excellent. Helpful, pleasant staff make the dining experience most enjoyable. The price of wine is lower than I would expect to pay in a UK restaurant, hotel based or otherwise, but... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This restaurant situated inside the Holiday Inn Porto Gaia Hotel easily competes with the other restaurants we visited in the old town. The semi open kitchen adds atmosphere to the fine quality of food however the very warm and friendly service is what makes is really a perfect place for lunch or dinner.

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Thank geertsnaet
Lisbon, Portugal
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in an hotel in Gaia. The steaks are probably the best in Oporto. They are cooked in front of you and the meat and sauces are exquisite. For me the only reason I don't give it 5 stars it's because due to some problem with the hotels doors or the air conditioning system... More 

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1 Thank Jose A
Coimbra, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

At the restaurant the food was ok but very expensive. The waiters kept me waiting forever and were rude.

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Thank Rui F
Paris, France
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61 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The menu was not very extravagant but the options were rather interesting. The service was quick. Good selection of wine to go with my meat. I'd regard the chef for some real good work.

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1 Thank Itravel4work_luckyME
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good place to sleep and eat! better for couples for a special comemoration! Great variety of types of food! Staff really nice!

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Thank silvia alexandr... s
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

One of the best restaurants in the region with an exclusive and tasty 'carta', affordable prices and great service.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The food was good, full of flavour and well presented but the portions were far too small to cure my hunger! Prices were fairly expensive so if you want to fill your stomach don't eat here! If you want to enjoy an experience of the palette and have deep pockets or an expense account then sit down and enjoy.

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1 Thank dagwood101
Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The food here is good, reasonably priced and the staff are pleasant. However, don't expect anything out of the ordinary. There seems to be entertainment each night and one night it was amateurs dancing etc. They were brilliant!

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Thank Sarafelicity
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We had some of the meals at the Hotel and the food was always fresh and of high quality. The service was excellent ,everyone was really nice to the kids and always asking what they wanted.Loved it

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Thank Hugo D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, European, Portuguese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Diogo Macedo 220, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-107, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • This restaurant is at Holiday Inn Porto Gaia

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?