Tapas in Aliados & Bolhão


There’s a good buzz at split-level Tapabento, discreetly tucked behind São Bento train station. Stone walls, bright prints and cheek-by-jowl tables set the scene for outstanding tapas and Douro wines. Sharing is the…
Tapas in Ribeira


Many of the restaurants on Praça da Ribeira are tourist central, Jimão being the exception. Service is genuinely friendly, the upstairs dining room has a cracking view of Ribeira and the tapas – garlicky gambas, cod…
Tapas in Ribeira

Casinha São João

With tables gathered under stone arches and big river views from the terrace, this is a truly charming place for drinks and petiscos. The welcome is warm and the kitchen serves simple and tasty dishes that are perfe…