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Do you enjoy cooking? In Caldas da Rainha you will find everything you need.

  • Daily fresh fruit and vegetables market (Mercado da Fruta) on the Praça da Republica (7/7 , 7:00-15:00)

  • Fish market (Mercado do Peixe) in the Rua Coronel Sotto Mayor (7:00-early afternoon, closed on Sundays)

  • Around the Praça da Republica there are a lot of shopping streets where you can find bakeries, butchers etc.

  • A few minutes drive from the house there is a Leclerc hypermarket. You will find here everything you need, even fresh bread, meat and fish from Peniche. The Leclerc market is open 7/7 (8:30-21:30).



Rather go out for dinner? There are a lof of restaurants in different price ranges for miles around. In general, eating out in Portugal is not very expensive. In a lot of restaurants you can order a main course for less than 10 euros. A lot of restaurants serve "petiscos", the Portuguese tapas. Below you will find some suggestions.

  • Foz do Arelho centre:

    • Tibino (casa de petiscos): petiscos, cosy vintage interior

    • Távola: Portuguese fish specialities, petiscos

  • Foz do Arelho beach, near the lagoon:

    • Cais da Praia: terrace on the beach with a stunning view on the lagoon, speciality grilled fish

    • A Cabana do Pescador (along the promenade): fresh fish and shellfish

    • Távola Lagoa: fresh fish with view on the lagoon and large terrace

    • Along the promenade you will find some beach bars where you can enjoy a coffee or a delicious cocktail, or eat a snack. 7a Vaga is one of our favourite bars.

  • São Martinho do Porto, along the promenade (Marginal):

    • Granada: modern kitchen

    • Pesca No Prato: small and cosy restaurant at the quay, fresh fish and shellfish

    • Boca do Mar: fresh fish and shellfish, Portuguese special dishes

    • Ó da Casa: fresh fish and shellfish

    • Taberna Marginal: trendy tapas and wine bar, design interior

    • Pizzaria Portobello: fresh pizzas, pastas and salads

  • Salir do Porto:

    • Naco na Pedra: meat, stone grill

  • Caldas da Rainha:

    • Sabores d'Italia: high-end Italian

    • Dona Branca: small and cosy pizza restaurant with courtyard

    • Maria dos Cacos: delicious petiscos and wine bar

    • Lisbonense (Sana Silvercoast Hotel): modern kitchen

    • Maratonas: trendy kitchen, design interior

    • Kabuki Sushi: fresh and creative sushi dishes

    • Cais do Parque: Asian-inspired cuisine in the park of Caldas

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