Fusion in Elvas

Pedras do Castelo

Right across from the castle, this welcoming, easy-going spot is a great place to taste Alentejan delicacies – like porco preto (black pork) or bacalhau dourado (codfish with potatoes and eggs), as well as dishes...

Portuguese in Elvas


This lively, cheerfully decorated tavern serves traditional flavours with contemporary verve. Nicely turned out plates of garlic and olive-oil clams, or garlic prawns are great for sharing, as are the tabuas...

Portuguese in Elvas

O Lagar

Smart and buzzing, O Lagar dishes up excellent regional cooking, with good-value, high-quality açorda (a kind of bread soup) and bacalhau (codfish). Service can be a bit slow, but it’s a pleasant enough place to...

Portuguese in Elvas

Adega Regional

Locals love this small place where it’s all about the food – lashings of plumas de porco preto (pork) and marisco (shellfish) dishes of all kinds, or a good-value three-course daily meal for under €11.

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A Coluna

Fancying itself as the town’s ‘gourmet’ number, this tavern-cavern offers an elegant space with azulejos on the walls. Pork and bacalhau (codfish) dishes are its forte.

Portuguese in Elvas

Tasquinha Alentejana

In a lively dining room packed with rustic decor, this popular eatery has a huge menu of Alentejan specialities as well as a few Spanish classics (like tortillas, shrimp with garlic and gazpacho).