Furnas do Guincho
Estrado do Guincho, Cascais
- Recommended for:
- Couples, Foodies, Sporty types, Chilling out, Escaping the crowds, Great views / scenery, Nature / wildlife, Relaxation
Best for Outdoor dining - Expert review of Furnas do Guincho
Possibly the best seaside dining experience to be had in the region. I always make sure I book one of the outside tables around sunset for peachy sea-views whilst I get my hands dirty in crustacea.
Being so close to the Atlantic, it feels like the seafood has jumped from the surf and onto your plate. The paella is as good as any you'll find this side of Valencia, while the shellfish dishes are all a favourite of mine. They also have some excllent wines, especially the Alvarinho (a white wine from the north of Portugal), which goes perfectly with the seafood.
A favourite of mine is ameijoas a portuguesa – clams in a potent winey sauce of garlic and coriander. Delicious when mopped up with crusty bread and washed down with a crisp glass of white.
It's by the beach, so you can get away with flip-flops and shorts, but it is more formal than most of the beach shacks in the area.
The staff are always smiling and eager to please.
On the waterfront beach road from Cascais to Guincho Beach.
It's more expensive than most places in the area but worth it. A meal for two, including wine, will definitely cost you more than 100 euros.
If I can't get a table outside on the sun terrace, I don't bother coming.
More information on Furnas do Guincho:
- Price guide:
- International, Seafood
- Estrado do Guincho, Cascais
- 021 486 92 43
- Lunch, Dinner
- Opening times:
- Daily noon–3pm, 7pm–10.30pm.
- Accepts Credit Cards:
- Free tags / Keywords:
- Beach, Sea