Secrets Tips Porto: Discover The Best 7 Places To Go This Fall ♦ Summer is out, and Fall is slowly making its way in. With the arrival of the cold days, whats better to do than a coffee or a meal in a peaceful and warm place? Secrets From Portugal brings you the best tips and the best winter terraces and go-to places for those hard Fall days.
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For a coffee, a beer, lunch with friends or dinner for two, the city is well-served with places where you want to spend time. The problem is that when the cold and rain comes, nobody wants to be on a shivering terrace while trying to control the cutlery. So here you have the best winter terraces in Porto. You’ll find places with hot drinks and fine wines and others that serve comforting meals as you please. Take this list and get on your way. And good rest.
The terrace of this restaurant in Foz is not only required on hot days. In winter the heaters play their part and there are many arguments for snacking outdoors. Salmon tataki, Corvina ceviche and bbq burger are good options to devour.
Fábrica Coffee Roasters
Speciality coffee is no longer unknown to Portuenses. And less is now that the Coffee Roasters Factory has arrived in Porto from the capital. In this space, in addition to drinking coffee, you can also buy it to take home. To the rear of the space is a sheltered terrace and a room with floor-to-ceiling windows where you can feel the sun and continue to be sheltered from the cold and rain outside.
Those who pass by José Falcão Street do not always realize what is happening inside Café Vitória. And a lot goes on. There is a café, a glassed-in area that resembles a conservatory-type conservatory, a rear garden, and a restaurant with lighter lunch and dinner options.
This time, a space to enjoy during the day: after tasting in the evening, José Wilson and his wife Bianca Martins opened the Negra Café. In addition to the toasts, salads, juices, sangrias and homemade cakes, here is also a space for children. and an armchair zone for reading a book or working at the computer.
As soon as he opened the BOP in Baixa, he showed that he was coming to stay. Their very music-related identity – starting with the large vinyl cabinet behind the counter, one of the hallmarks of the house – drew a lot of onlookers and the good beers grabbed us. The music is really good in this space and even tastes better when it is accompanied by a Mexican, Jamaican or even a Japanese beer. As far as coffees are concerned, don’t expect typical American or sack coffee. Here is freshly ground filter coffee. The letter, full of nachos and hamburgers, is another reason to pass.
It has a female name, but you don’t have to impersonate people to show personality. The South American hotel brand Selina arrived in Porto – and Portugal, and Europe – in September, full of dreams and ambitions. On the one hand, the business side, with the promise of opening more than twenty hotels on national soil in the next four years. On the other, the connection to the city where it was implemented, bringing on board the local artists and the population itself. “It’s not an urban hotel if it’s not open to the community,” says Sara Alho, director of the experience, with some caution in using the word “hotel.”
The social areas are, it is noted, strong card. A cool rustic bar opens until 1 am, a friendly cafeteria (with street access), where breakfast is also served, the idea of creating a regular schedule of workshops, DJ sets, parties that bring together Portuenses and travellers. This is all on the ground piston. In the superior, more geared towards guests, there is a modest library, movie theatre and communal kitchen, three spaces common to all Selina hotels. Although the group’s philosophy is to shun standardization. But just enter number 61 Rua das Oliveiras, a stone’s throw from Carlos Alberto’s square, to realize that this environment and decoration could not be prefabricated.
Having a meal by the sea makes it better soon and in Tavi the view from the covered terrace to the beaches of Foz is second to none. There are various types of bread and yoghurt to start the day, salads and natural juices for light lunches and crepes to brighten up colder afternoons.