Mata do Bussaco, 3050-261, Coimbra - Bairrada
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
|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|
|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|