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DeCastro Gaia

Largo Miguel Bombarda 23 | Espaço Porto Cruz, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-222, Portugal
+351 910 553 559
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked cod” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“black pudding” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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Largo Miguel Bombarda 23 | Espaço Porto Cruz, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-222, Portugal
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Located in the cool Porto Cruz building this restaurant is located just beneath the coolest terrace bar of Porto.One of Chef Miguel de Castro restaurants, considered to be among the top 3 most exciting chefs in Portugal. The place is very casual but the food...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice place on the 3rd floor (take the elevator on the right to the entrance). Great atmosphere on the lower floor, where the regular food is served. Lighter atmosphere on the top floor, the roof viewing 360 deg on the river. Excellent foods and...More

Thank Ronen J
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Went twice to this restaurant: once for lunch at the amazing rooftop terrace, once in the evening for dinner. Food was excellent on both occasions, and the wine selection didn’t disappoint you in any way. I do definitely recommand this restaurant in VN de Gaia!

1  Thank fismar
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch here, food was delicious - especially the chicken salad. Decent priced port. The main thing that let it down is they charged 2.5€ per person for the smallest amount of bread and olive oil/tomato spread which is outrageous. We knew the...More

Thank hayju100
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I celebrated my birthday this year at this lovely restaurant for the first time and I could not of have been more delighted with the place, food and service! We were given a table in a special table in a small room with an amazing...More

Thank Andreia K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a great restaurant with an enviable location overlooking the Douro river, simple, and I do not mean this in a negative way at all, fresh and delicious Porto specialities in a relaxed setting. We had a lovely selection of small bites and some...More

Thank AnnaKTU
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant based on other reviews... it was truly amazing. Upon being seated each of us received a glass of port wine. We had several very tasty and well prepared tapas, such as the Serrano ham, smoked mackerel, fried calamari with an...More

1  Thank AMEM66
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Very good octopus, the best black pudding with apples and onion in Porto district. Olive oil... you shoul buy it in their shop...

1  Thank malgorzata s
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The views are great, but all views from Gaia to Oporto are. So let's get down to business. Eating out is a heck of a lot more than just order food from a list and expect the best. It's about the atmosphere, which is something...More

Thank JorgeMei
Reviewed 16 September 2016

However, restaurants just as nice for better value on the quay. And don't order the breaded mash, a friend ordered this and it was just like baby food. Kept us entertained but not very filling. Our villa had a great view across the river to...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 37
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Miguel Bombarda 23 | Espaço Porto Cruz, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-222, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 910 553 559
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The Porto Cruz Space is a project to celebrate the culture of port wine, associating modernity and tradition. It is a place for information, exhibition and leisure that offers new experiences around port wine, combining it with artistic creations and gastronomy in the restaurant DeCastro Gaia, under the guidance of the renowned Chef Miguel Castro Silva. Sharing meals with family or friends allows for a wider and richer tasting experience.
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