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“Belly pork !”

Portuguese Restaurant
Ranked #37 of 241 Restaurants in Newquay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We are a Portuguese family that came to Newquay to introduce you all to our traditions... PORTUGUESE RESTAURANT is a new restaurant in the main road that wants to serve you with some of the best typical Portuguese dishes and wines, now with live music Fridays and Saturdays...All our friendly staff are here to take you and your family to Portugal with fantastic new tastes... We are sure you will enjoy it.
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Belly pork !”
Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

I just had belly pork chargrilled over charcoal with rice and beans. Stunning. The pork was beautiful but the rice and beans were the best I've ever tasted. Great service and very friendly people

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“The power of trip advisor! ”
Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Visited purely based on TA reviews and glad we did. Sat outside with our 3 kids and had a mixed grill with bean rice. Also belly pork & chips which was nice but the mixed grill was really scrummy. Owner bought extra chips for kids because she said they looked like they needed more, then they gave them all sweets as we left. Puds are basic & expensive in comparison to everything else hence the 4 stars not 5. However, staff are great & food tasty so you must try this place!

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Thank rainycake21
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
98 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Felt as if I were back in Lisbon!”
Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

An amazing little restaurant run by a husband and wife team. Delicious food and their chicken is a must try when you come here.
Thanks for Tripadvisor for yet another tasty food find!

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Thank feedme247
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Fantastic Place”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great example of how TripAdvisor can help you find somewhere different. If I am honest the first time we walked past this place I did not give it a second class, as from outside it looks more like a chicken take away shop, nothing particularly special.

Fortunately, after reading some reviews, we gave it a try, and wow! Right from the start service was exactly as the other reviews suggested: the friendly waitress remembering us from booking the night before and welcoming us in like family. There was live music, as apparently there is much of the time, which blended perfectly into the background and gave a great Mediterranean atmosphere.

As for the food, unfortunately we were only able to try a small portion of the menu, although the mixed grill did give us a decent enough selection. Juicy chicken, steak, ribs and sausage, all perfectly seasoned and grilled. Absolutely delicious, like an indoor barbecue. The accompaniments were simple but also well done, piri-piri and garlic dips, decent rice in a kind of tomato and bean sauce, and of course chips. A bit like Nandos, but a hell of a lot better.

To top it off the price. Compared to other places nearby which charged £20+ per head for this sort of thing, we paid £18 for a huge main, which was all we needed for the meal. The other tables also looked exciting, with dishes such as a huge seafood risotto, including crab claws and other fun looking items.

As mentioned, the main regret was not being able to try more, so hopefully this place will continue to do well, and we will be back again next year to test them out!

  • Visited May 2014
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Best fish in UK!”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

We had a wonderful time at this Portuguese restaurant! The owners are so welcoming and friendly and the food is just delicious! We are very keen on fish and I can say we found the best fish dishes we've ever tried in UK!! We enjoyed so much that we came back again the following night! Really best value for money.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank CarlosMikako
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