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Cantina Criativa - CLOSED

Convento S.Miguel das Gaeiras, Obidos 2510-718, Portugal
+351 939 326 568
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
3 Apr 2016
“Recently moved to Baleal island, new name (can't remember!), same wonderful food & service”
3 Nov 2015
“Always wonderful food and service, lovely atmosphere, particularly out in the 15c Convent courtyard”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Convento S.Miguel das Gaeiras, Obidos 2510-718, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We had dinner. Service extremely friendly. Small cosy place. The original local dishes were very tasty but the portions rather big and everyone had a hard night digesting the food. The wines were very good.

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Reviewed 24 July 2015

Located within the monastery, it is a very nice little friendly setting. Menu is very well presented with excellent choice of local wine. The food is sourced locally as much as possible. Risotto was extremely good as was the beef. Chocolate cake with berry ice-cream...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice place in the middle of the woods, an old covenant. So charming and friendly. A little treasure. The goat cheese starter is a must and the linguini with prawn is to die for!! A definite recommendation. Great place.

Thank Amer H
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Located in a tranquil courtyard this small restaurant (8 tables) serves excellent food. The service was personal and with a smile and the price was just right ! Highly recommended to anyone visiting Obidos.

Thank YoZ77
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We visited this restaurant in September 2014 just as it was about to close for the season so were delighted when this year's visit coincided with it re-opening. Portuguese food served in interesting ways with great wine recommendations to match. Highly recommended. Many thanks to...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 7 June 2015

with new recipes. We were able to reserve places for the opening of the restaurant. The recipes are based on traditional Portuguese dishes but Filipe always presents them in a very refined way that makes them more interesting. We prefer visiting the restaurant at lunch...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We visited last year and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This year we were fortunate to book for the opening evening of the summer season. We tried the new 6 course tasting menu. All the courses were well delicious and beautifully presented. This is a small...More

Thank WitleyCarlton
Reviewed 25 August 2014

English / Spanish comments We have spent 2 weeks in the Obidos area, at the Bom Sucesso Resort (great comments about it, but I will write them in its own section). After wandering around several restaurants, some of them in the Tripadvisor Top 10, I...More

2  Thank rodri
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch in this charming convent/restaurant. We ate from both the daily specials and the regular menu - and everything was delicious. The chef himself came out to explain the daily specials - a nice touch! And dont miss out on desert...More

Thank silja H
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We went to Cantina Creative for my Mum's 50th birthday. Filipe the chef opened especially for us and we had the whole place to ourselves. He explained that the convent is now a 'start up nest' full of local, developing businesses. Everything is sourced as...More

1  Thank Reanne M
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$43
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Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Convento S.Miguel das Gaeiras, Obidos 2510-718, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Obidos
  • Phone Number: +351 939 326 568
  • E-mail
Just a 5 minute drive from Obidos, this quiet and welcoming restaurant is located in a XVI Century Franciscan CONVENTO DE S.MIGUEL in GAEIRAS surrounded by pleasant gardens. Inspired in the rich Portuguese cuisine with frequent incursions to the spices, flavors and aromas from around the world.
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