Gastronomy in Portugal

Portugal is famous for its gastronomy and wine. In our region you have a wide range of restaurants from the exquisite cuisine in restaurant “Olea” to the local “tascas”. During your stay at Quinta da Alegria you are guaranteed a delicious gastronomic experience.


On request we’ll serve you the best breakfast, outside in the sunshine, or inside in your own holiday house. breakfast-gastronomy-farm stays-Portugal-Quinta da AlegriaFrom 9 o’clock we bring a basket full of nice goodies so you can start your day without worries…

You can also walk to the bakery to have your breakfast or to get fresh bread, eat some lovely cakes, drink a coffee or something else.
At our farm we sell homemade organic jams and farm fresh eggs.
Seasonal organic fruit, such as kiwi’s, apples, plums, cherries, Sharon fruit, lemons and oranges are also available in the season. You can pick your own fresh organic herbs in the garden to make tea or to use in your meal.

Lunch and Dinner

In Midões and surrounding (10 km) there is a diversity of many different restaurants for lunch and dinner for example in our own village we have  “Midobar” with the always cheerful Victor or “Adega do Vieira” very cozy and with very economic prices also “o faisão” is a new grill house at walking distance from the accommodation.

In Oliveira Do Hospital for example we have Restaurant “O Túnel” and Pizzeria “L´artista”.

Tábua has Restaurant “O Toino Moleiro”, Pizzeria “Paposeco” and Restaurant “O agulhas”. In Casal da Senhora at 20 min on foot there is “Quinta da Cerca” where you can have meals with organically grown vegetables from there own garden, they also serve vegetarian food! A more classy restaurant is “Restaurant João Brandão” Quinta da Geia in Aldeia das Dez, they also serve vegetarian dishes.

There is also our neighbor who cooks typical Portuguese meals and brings them to your apartment when she is available.

But, in your kitchen all the cooking utensils are present to make yourself a wonderful meal.
Our small local supermarket in Midões has all the ingredients to facilitate your shopping.

On demand Tim,  can also bring for you a basket of  organic -biological vegetables to your home. There are big supermarkets like LIDL and Intermarché, at 10 km distance.
One can also go to Oliveira do Hospital (10 km) to the Friday fresh markets or to Tábua (10 km)on Sunday mornings. Here you can browse around and find all sorts of home-grown and locally made and organic products such as vegetables, cheese, meat, fish, etc.

More restaurants in the neighborhood:

Carneiro Alado   Vila Chã-Oliveira do Hospital

Restaurante a Carvalha   Lagares da Beira-Oliveira do Hospital

Faisão   Midões-Tábua

Verdelhão  Tábua

Green Bean Tábua

Restaurante Pedro´s   Oliveira do Hospital