10 Portuguese Restaurants in Manchester

Try out some great Portuguese restaurants in Manchester

If you enjoy eating Mediterranean food but you are looking for something a little different in Manchester, try one of the many Portuguese restaurants. They have the familiar light and tasty cooking you are used to but they do it with their own distinctive twist. Manchester's Portuguese restaurants have some dishes you may be familiar with but they also have some lesser known recipes that are really worth trying out. For example, as a seafaring nation they have some of the most exciting seafood dishes to be found in Europe. Why not try one of these delicious choices from the menu?

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Ti Amo

Prestwich
European££££
6.0/63
Ti Amo

Lusitano

Chorlton-cum-Hardy
Portuguese££££
1.0/69
Lusitano

Station 22

Cheadle Hulme
European££££
1.0/61
Station 22
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Kanya Cafe

Town Centre
European££££
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ABode Lounge Bar

Chester City
European££££
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The Tea Rooms

Birkdale
European££££
The Tea Rooms

Cafe Porto

City Centre
Portuguese££££
6.0/65
Cafe Porto

Rosemary, The Brasserie

Centre
European££££
6.0/61
Rosemary, The Brasserie

Baffito's at the Waterfront

Ashton-on-Ribble
European££££
5.5/62
Baffito's at the Waterfront

Pablinos

Wavertree
European££££
4.5/613
Pablinos
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    Sample the excellent seafood at Manchester's Portuguese restaurants

    Portugal is justly famous for its bacalhau dishes, made from salted cod. Recipes include Bacalhau com Natas, a sort of lasagna made from cod, onions, fried potatoes and cream. Bacalhau à Brás, meanwhile is a mixture of bacalhau, onions. fried potatoes and scrambled eggs. Sardinhas Assadas (grilled sardines) are pretty much a national obsession and you'll find them in almost any of the Portuguese restaurants in Manchester. The people of Portugal also love chocos (cuttlefish) and a typical dish is Choquinhos à Algarvia from the Algarve.
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    Don't forget the tasty meat dishes on offer in Portuguese restaurants in Manchester

    Are you more of a meat lover? Don't worry, Manchester's Portuguese restaurants have got you covered. You can try out Leitão da Bairrada, a suckling pig dish from central Portugal. A more casual option is Francesinha, a huge sandwich made from ham and sausage, covered with cheese and served with a rich beer and tomato sauce. Definitely one for the hungrier diner. Cozido à Portuguesa is a traditional meat stew, while Carne de Porco à Alentejana is a delicious combination of beef and clams. Absolutely one to look out for.
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    Something for everyone at Manchester's Portuguese restaurants

    As you can see, the menus of Portuguese restaurants in Manchester are crammed with delicious food to suit almost every palette and appetite. The cuisine ranges from traditional, hearty fare ideal for a substantial dinner, to light dishes which are just perfect for lunch. The emphasis is on taking good, fresh ingredients (and salted cod!) and cooking them simply to let their flavour come out. It really is a winning combination that you need to try.