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Bolina

Rua Olivenca 151 | At the Boardwalk by the sea, Estoril, Cascais 2765-262, Portugal
+351 21 468 7821
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good52%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
“swordfish” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Grill
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Rua Olivenca 151 | At the Boardwalk by the sea, Estoril, Cascais 2765-262, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by one evening to try the espetadas - chicken kebabs. The service was friendly and our order was taken quickly and the food delivered, hot, not too long afterward. Sadly the quality of the chicken was pretty poor and there was not much...More

Thank Jandy44
RestauranteBolina, Manager at Bolina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jandy Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that you did not like our chicken. It would be our pleasure to welcoming you again with a fresh grilled fish - as this is our core dish. Kind regards, your Bolina Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just got back from a 10 day holiday to Estoril. We went to this restaurant on our last night. And must say it was the only meal that wasn't enjoyed by any of us,in those 10 days. The service was good, but the...More

Thank sallytomas
RestauranteBolina, Manager at Bolina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. Sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with the food. As we are a simple fresh grilled fish restaurant it is true that we do not cook with sauces, etc. but rely the taste of the food...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Excellent location on the promenade. Staff are friendly and helpful, the food was very good fresh fish well cooked and nice selection of vegetables at very reasonable prices. probably a better spot for lunch than dinner,

3  Thank barrydickinson
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Not only is this an ideal spot for conversation, people watching and enjoying the lapping ocean waves, Bolina serves it up with freshness and friendly service. We have eaten here many times throughout the seasons, enjoying perfectly grilled fish with firm and flavorful veggies. Meat...More

2  Thank craigandmicki
RestauranteBolina, Gerente at Bolina, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hello dearest Thank you so much for your very acurate and nice recomendation on tripadvisor AND for your petience on that first sunny Sunday in February :-) It is a pleasure to have guests like you two! And we are always looking forward to have...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

I visited this restaurant during a winter sunny day and it was awesome. The restaurant in near the beach with a great view for the sea and the sea food is very acceptable. The restaurant staff is very typical and the price is not expensive,...More

1  Thank fxmag
RestauranteBolina, Gerente at Bolina, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Dear fxmag Thank you very much for your recomendation and for enjoying Bolina. We are looking forward to welcoming you at Bolina anytime sunny or not ( when it is not so nice weather you can also enjoy the nice food and view from the...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great staff great fresh fish and salad. Super service. We had spent hours out on bikes and this was a perfect pit stop! The view is amazing also!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Last visited 22 years ago. Delighted with it twice again in 2016. We sent cheese and extras back after being told "you only pay for what you eat". We only pay for what we want. So back they went. Other than that iffy start -...More

3  Thank willy26
RestauranteBolina, General Manager at Bolina, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Dear Willy Thank you for your comentary about Bolina. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us and the food and service! We hope to see you (and your wife) soon again - hopefully before the next 22 years go by :) ....More

Reviewed 28 August 2016

Bolina is difficult to beat for a relaxing lunch with a spectacular view. Gluten free options are available if you explain your dietary requirements to the waiters who are all helpful, courteous and as chilled as the place itself! We chose from a fabulous range...More

3  Thank Ali I
Reviewed 12 August 2016

On the seapromenade between Estoril and São João do Estoril. The food is vulgar but satisfactory. The price is reasonable. The service is unprofessional and unfriendly, probably due to having fewer waiters. Unfortunately when the wind blows the kitchen chimney smokes unpleasantly about customers. You...More

Thank Luiz44
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Another very average restaurant in a setting that deserves much more. When will restaurant owners start making an effort ? Why has everything tend to be so mediocre ?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Olivenca 151 | At the Boardwalk by the sea, Estoril, Cascais 2765-262, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais  >  Estoril
  • Phone Number: +351 21 468 7821
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Description
Bolina is situated at the boardwalk directly by the sea in between Tamariz Beach and Poca Beach (reachable only by foot). Only 5 Minutes walk from the Estoril Train Station. Exceptional View over the sea to Cascais and Estoril. Tipical portuguese dishes: Fresh Grilled Fish and Meat. Opening times in Summer from 10.00 to 24.00 (starting 08.04.2017 until 31.10.2017) The kitchen is open from 12.00pm. During winterperiod (November till March) we only serve Lunch! Come enjoy our beautiful diningroom in the first floor for events or chilly evenings (springtime and winter). We are looking forward to welcoming you at Bolina. Your Bolina Team
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