€ Adega Regional (255 424 581. Rua António Carneiro). Regional restaurant specialising in petiscos (Portuguese tapas).
ADEGA REGIONAL QUELHA
€ Adega Regional Quelha (255 425 786. Rua de Olivença, Arquinho) Good meals at very reasonable prices, around €12;
€ Lusitana (255 426 720. Rua 31 de Janeiro, 65). Situated in the centre of Amarante, next to the Ponte de São Gonçalo and famous for roasts, such as kid or veal. Fit in a trip to the Tâmega as well.
RESTAURANTE 100 PAPAS
€€ Restaurante 100 Papas (918 312 012. Ed. Rio, Arquinho) A modern, very friendly atmosphere, with a view of the Tâmega, bridge and monastery. An excellent place to sample a perfect blend of regional and nouveau cuisine.
RESTAURANTE LARGO DO PAÇO
€€€ Restaurante Largo do Paço (255 410 830. Largo do Paço, 6, Casa da Calçada – Relais & Châteaux) The menus change each season to incorporate the freshest organic produce available on the market. They feature a balance of the traditional and contemporary and both simple and sophisticated cuisine.
€€€ São Gonçalo (255 461 113. Pousada de São Gonçalo). Traditional cuisine with plenty of tempting desserts and a well-stocked wine cellar. Don’t miss the spectacular view, especially at sunset.