ALTER DO CHÃO
€ Crinas (245 613 044. Ferragial da Quinta, Alter do Chão; closed for lunch on Fridays). Visitors always love the Alentejo dishes. You can go horse riding or go for a carriage ride before or after your meal.
€ Páteo Real (245 612 301. Avenida Doutor João Pestana, 37; closed on Tuesdays). Located in the historic centre of the town, this is a quiet and friendly restaurant, specialising in Alentejo cuisine.
RESTAURANTE DO HOTEL RURAL DA LAMEIRA
€€ Restaurante do Hotel Rural da Lameira (245 697 495. Herdade da Lameira, Cunheira, Alter do Chão) Sophisticated service; offers Alentejo and international cuisine. The specialities are medallions with honey and coriander and chapiado de novilho (a beef dish).