The city of Lamego, located on the south side of the Douro river, in addition to its historical and cultural heritage, with its sanctuary, monuments, churches and cathedrals, is also known for its traditional gastronomy.
In the city's restaurants you can taste the Douro's flavours, with fish dishes from codfish to sardines, and traditional meats such as goat and the typical sausages and smoked meats from the region.
And to enjoy the best of Douro's gastronomy, you can accompany it with the region's typical wines and sparkling wines.
We've listed some of the best restaurants that you can't miss if you're in the Lamego's city and Peso da Régua.
Jardim da Zita
Located close to Lamego Cathedral, Jardim da Zita is known for its traditional Portuguese dishes, which we strongly recommend pairing with the house sangria.
Schedule: Monday to Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 03:30 p.m. and from 07:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 03:30 p.m. and from 07:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (subject to change without notice)
The secret of "Douro Excellence", by Paulo Matos and Jacira Galhardo, is Mediterranean and Portuguese cuisine.
You can taste their typical tapas, ideal for enjoying in the company of friends and family.
Schedule: Wednesday to Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 02:30 p.m. and from 07:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (subject to change without notice)
Manjar do Douro
Located in the heart of Lamego's city whose terrace has a privileged view to the staircase of "Nossa Senhora dos Remédios" sanctuary.
Manjar do Douro offers you a unique experience, where flavours and conversations blend in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere.
Schedule: Sunday to Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. (subject to change without notice)
Aneto & Table
Live a memorable experience in "Aneto & Table", which invites you to visit its own wine production of "Quinta do Aneto", in a menu with wine harmonisation.
Schedule: Monday from 07:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. (subject to change without notice)
Castas e Pratos
Restaurant, Wine Bar, Lounge and Wine shop, "Castas e Pratos" is not only one of the most renowned restaurants in the region, it is also the ideal place to enjoy a unique gastronomic experience, paired with excellent Douro wines.
Schedule: Monday to Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 03:00 p.m. and from 07:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. (subject to change without notice)
DOC is a space for "Degustar Ousar Comunicar" (Taste, Dare, Comunicate) where chef Rui Paula, based on several generations of culinary recipes and using genuine products from the region, creates dishes that will mark your life. Here, every meal is a unique moment, where contemporary and traditional gastronomy blend together in a perfect symbiosis.
Schedule: Wednesday from 07:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Thursday to Monday from 12:30 p.m. to 03:30 p.m. and from 07:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (subject to change without notice)