Four of our favourite restaurants in Lagos

Portuguese dining is based on valuable good wholesome food. Various fish dishes are available together with an assortment of meats. Port is traditional and all rend to be cook in a slow succulent way. Similarly wines are highly prized and the house wines are hard to pass.

We have chosen the following restaurants as a favour of what is available as a dining experience during your self catering holiday in Lagos.

From an architectural point of view some might look a little antiquated and grim. But most have impacted some way on the lives of people that journey daily through them. Heading for that holiday in the sun, or maybe that first job interview or parting from a long term relationship. Train Stations can be a place relations have they first outing or indeed there last. So emotional they are be places of sadness and happiness in equal measure.

No Patio

No Patio has to be one of our favorite restaurants in Lagos. It ticks all the boxes all at once. An excellent mix of Portuguese and English cuisine coupled with unique ambiance and friendly service. Highly recommended to have No Patio on your list of must try restaurants. If you’re here for a week long self catering holiday it would be wise to book a table beforehand 00351 912 582 636 or 00351 282 763 777. Its located Rua Lançarote de Freitas 46 very our listings at No 2 Mullens and No 3 Nah nah bah. Sunday lunch is worth a visit with traditional roast and seasonal vegetables.



Mullens – Is situated at Rua Candido dos Reis 86. It is and does give the appearance of old style Portuguese Taverna. It happens to be one of the oldest in Lagos. An assortment of fish and meat dishes are on the menu. With an excellent wine list comprised of a selection of red and white Portuguese wines. But dinner has been served the restaurant revert once again to a music venue. Local musicians gigs here on regular nights.


Nah Nah Bah


Nah Nah Bah is situated on Travessa do Forno 11 in an area where a few hostels are located. It produces one the best burger money can buy. Coupled with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, it seems to have got the mix and blend just right. On a self catering trip to Lagos Nah Nah Bah should definitely be on your list of restaurants to visit. When your walking up Travessa do Forno look for the red door. Or why not call 00351 966 207702 or 00351 912 962885 for a reservation.


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A Forja or Blue Door as its wide known is a great fish restaurant. It certainly serves meat dishes but its popular is gained on the strength of it wholesome fresh fish. It open early this year after being closed for an extended period for total refurbishment. On reopening it was business as usual with the familiar professional homely service men and women. Most English speakers know it as the Blue Door. Yes it is oblivious it has a Blue Door so easily to find.

It is located not far from Praca de Gil Eanes on Rua Ferreiros. In high season expect to queue for a table. If its your first time and you like fish try the Seabrass for less than €10 you wont be disappointed.

House wine is also excellent served in an earthenware carafe.

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