Boa Nova Tea House
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Boa Nova Tea House information
Designed by Portuguese architect titan Álvaro Siza Vieira and completed in 1963, this cliffside teahouse and restaurant perches alluringly above a crashing sea. Massive boulders frame the white, low-rise building, while the light-flooded interior is Zen-like. The ingredients-driven menu goes with the seasons, but might include, say, crayfish, oyster and apple, or Wagyu beef with amaranth and chanterelles.
The restaurant is 20 minutes north of Porto along the coast. It’s best reached by car or taxi.