€ A Púcara (232 429 174. Quinta do Catavejo, Lote 44, Mundão). This cosy restaurant is based in two floors of an old house and has a modern décor and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Serves good regional dishes.
€ Casablanca (232 422 239. Avenida Emídio Navarro, 70 - Edifício Avenida; closed on Mondays). Located near the historic centre of the city, serves a wide variety of fish and seafood dishes.
MURALHA DA SÉ
€€ Muralha da Sé (232 437 777. Rua Adro da Sé, 24; closed for dinner on Sundays and all day on Mondays). In the most famous of the city’s squares, this restaurant is based in a renovated old granite house that has been restored with good taste and a respect for tradition.
€€ O Cortiço (232 423 853. Rua Augusto Hilário, 47). A welcoming country restaurant in the city centre which serves very generous portions.
€€ Papo d’Anjo (232 418 096. Rua Soar de Cima, 13; closed for dinner on Sundays). Offers buffets with marvellous meat dishes, salads, cheeses and good desserts.