The region - On the plate
The region
On the plate
The landscapes around here are composed of almond trees, arbutus, cork oaks, carob trees, fig trees, and orange groves, stretching across the shrubs and hills amidst the rocky terrain. And that's why, despite being so close to the sea, it is from the land that the flavors of the Serra emerge. The simplicity of chickpea or bean stews, cherry chicken, tender and succulent meats of pork, wild boar, lamb, partridge, or hare. The hams and sausages, or a xarem with pork cracklings, become true delicacies. But make room for dessert because we have Dom Rodrigo, Morgado da Serra, fig cheese, carob cake, and honey and chila cakes, among many others to enjoy in the company of a medronho brandy! Check out our suggestions to indulge yourself:
A Tia Bia A Tia Bia
Tia Bia is a Restaurant and Local Accommodation located in Barranco do Velho, at the foot of the Caldeirão Mountain Range, in an area of rare scenic beauty, with centuries-old fountains, 5 km away from the Cortelha international motocross track. The area is abundant in wild boar and other species.
The restaurant is closed on Mondays.
Contact: +351 289 846 425
Cooperativa - Centro Cultural Montes Novos Cooperativa - Centro Cultural Montes Novos
"The Agricultural and Cultural Cooperative of Montes Novos engages in activities related to agriculture, as well as cultural and recreational activities, through the dynamization of its versatile spaces and restaurant.

Here, you can enjoy a cozy house where you can savor the best 'Tapas & Snacks' while enjoying relaxing views of the Algarve mountains.

The restaurant is closed on Mondays.

Contact: +351 289 846 364
Casa dos Presuntos da Cortelha Casa dos Presuntos da Cortelha
A typical family-style restaurant that highlights the regional cuisine of the Algarve and Portugal, not forgetting its Mediterranean heritage. It offers a wide variety of dishes, including lamb stew, stewed wild boar, venison, chickpea dinner, black pork skewers, stuffed squid, octopus à lagareiro, partridge, rabbit hunter-style, among others.

The restaurant is open from Monday to Sunday.

Contact: +351 289 846 184 Website:
Rural tourism Vale Luis Neto
Awaken your senses with the aromas and flavors of regional cuisine, enjoy stunning landscapes and feel at peace in our rural tourism in the Serra Algarvia
The region - On the plate