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Top Choice International in Figueira da Foz

Wine Bar by Cristal

This lovely bar-restaurant has lifted the quality of Figueira da Foz' local eating and bar scene. Tapas and other dishes are served creatively and with pizzazz. There's a great bar with an extensive wine, cocktail a…
Top Choice Portuguese in Figueira da Foz

Núcleo Sportinguista

Sitting under the awning, surrounded by enthusiastic locals and a sea of tables draped in checked tablecloths, feels a bit like crashing a Portuguese family’s private barbecue. Don your best green and white clothes …
Portuguese in Figueira da Foz

Volta e Meia

It describes itself as an all-in-one restaurant-tasca-teahouse-bar-petisqueira (and more). Indeed, this cosy spot prepares lovely Portuguese plates with a gourmet flair. It's an arty space and a fun place to visit. …
Portuguese in Figueira da Foz

Mar à Vista

Although touristy in summer, this taverna is as simple and genuine as they come, and is the spot for sardinhas assadas (grilled sardines) – as many as you can eat.
Beach in Figueira da Foz

Praia da Figueira

Figueira da Foz's main beach, known simply as Praia da Figueira, is one hell of a sand strip (it becomes 'Praia de Buarcos' further north). This wide stretch of sand fronts Figueira da Foz's urban development and of…
Seafood in Figueira da Foz

Restaurante Caçarola I

This popular seafood restaurant has been here for over 40 years and has managed to hang in there. Why? It's a quirky spot where locals belly up to the island bar all day long for good-value combinados do dia balcão …
Area in Figueira da Foz

Serra da Boa Viagem

For those with wheels, this headland, found 4km north of Figueira and carpeted in pines, eucalyptuses and acacias, is a fine place for panoramas, picnics and cool walks. Take the coastal road to Buarcos, turn right …
Cafe in Figueira da Foz

Praça 18

This gorgeous retro-hip cafe is run by young souls. The funky furniture mix reflects the menu that encompasses everything from gourmet hamburgers to salads. Great vegetarian options. You won't want to be in a hurry …
Casino in Figueira da Foz

Casino Figueira

Shimmering in neon and acrylic, Figueira’s casino is the epicentre of the city’s nightlife. Crawling with cash-laden holidaymakers in search of a quick buck, it has roulette and slot machines, and a sophisticated pi…
Museum in Figueira da Foz

Museu Municipal Dr Santos Rocha

This modern museum, beside Parque das Abadias, houses a wonderfully wide-ranging collection featuring local archaeological finds, Roman coins, medieval statues, outlandish Indo-Portuguese furniture, objects document…