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João Vaz

Mata do Bussaco, 3050-261, Coimbra - Bairrada

€ 50,00
per meal
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At the beautiful Mesa Real Restaurant, former royal banquet hall that once host historic banquets , decorated with ten huge paintings of Camões´Os Lusiadas’, depicting scenes of Vasco da Gama's voyage to India, and under a magnificent Moorish ceiling, you will indulgence with fine modern Portuguese terroir cuisine mastered by prominent Chef Miguel Silva, who proposes a most authentic and creative gastronomical tour of the best local flavors.

A large selection of old Portuguese wines is also available, with a highlight on the Bussaco Wine, the legendary specialty mis-en-bouteille-au-château since 1920, considered a world-class wine -with its marvelous old aging legendary reds, drinkable from 1945 onwards, and exceptional whites, starting by an astonishing 1944 harvest. So, if you are lucky, you can probably still find a vintage from your birth year.

An ideal setting for a most romantic getaway or a leisurely meal is the outdoor veranda, under a stone vaulted roof, with rounded arches and tracery, and overlooking the formal garden with the lake and the overwhelming slope with its giant trees.

Location & Directions

The restaurant Jão Vaz is the Bussaco Palace Hotel restaurant, situated in Coimbra.

GPS: 40°22'33.0" N 8°21'55.5"W


Category Conditions
Reservation Subject to the confirmation of availability
Schedule Lunch: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm; Dinner : 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Means of payment Mastercard; Visa
General Booking Guarantee with credit card number; VAT at the legal rate included; Supplements have to be paid separately ; No smoking


Category Services
Type of cuisine International; Portuguesa; Nouvelle Cuisine
Wine Tourism Activities Wine Tasting; Tasting of regional products
Parking Free and Private (without reservation)
Spoken Languages Spanish; French; English; Português
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