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Forno Velho

1 4050 Rua Infante Dom Henrique 296, Porto 4050-297, Portugal
+351 22 096 5786
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (13 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
$$ - $$$
1 4050 Rua Infante Dom Henrique 296, Porto 4050-297, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful restaurant, cavernous and attractively remodelled. I was greeted at the door and allowed to choose my table. The waiter was wonderful, attentive but not over the top. I prefer white wine but I don't know much about Portuguese whites so the...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was traveling to Porto and made reservations here for Christmas Day dinner. Frankly, it was only one of the few restaurants open and taking reservations on Christmas Day. The day before, I visited the restaurant to confirm my reservation which they did with no...More

Thank paulinastrzelec11
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Took my wife out to dinner @Forno Velho as the location looked lovely. The building has been remodeled beautifully and is now in top condition. They say you should judge a restaurant by its restrooms. If you do, this is he place to go. We...More

Thank Tom_Taper
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Hello, Last tuesday i went to this restaurant because in June my experience here was wonderful. This time everything was really good (food and service) but the environment is bad, is to cold. in this time of year i will not cameback.

Thank birns50
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

First time ever i felt so badly deceived by a restaurant. A very dissapointing experience for someone that respects good food and is willing to pay the extra penny for it. We paid 49 euro pp (set menu) to eat cold starters, tasteless fish, meat...More

Thank douniko
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

So, it's Christmas Night and we found out that almost 95% of Porto shuts down from Christmas Eve until the day after Christmas... :( Not having many options to choose from we decided to make a reservation at Forno Velho. We did not regret it!!!...More

Thank Mr_Koofd
Reviewed 16 December 2016

It was so good the food and very very delicious!! Mesmo muito bom :) If you pass by Porto, is a MUST to go!!

Thank adilia l
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We were disappointed here. The menu was enticing and the hotel in which the restaurant is situated is lovely. The food was unexciting however. I started with tempura octopus, which was crisp, but lacked flavour. My black pork main dish was nice enough but the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We both had 2 different dishes of octopus and both of them were amazing. Really good service and atmosphere! Definitely worth another visit.

Thank Hao M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I always ask for advice in popular dishes, avoids disappointment. As a started I was recommended the October Tempura which was to my taste the best dish I had since my being born. This was a nice portion. The magret was well cooked and the...More

Thank puremindffm
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Marty H
20 August 2015|
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Response from 115Sid | Reviewed this property |
There is no bar in the restaurant as such. I assume like Alan that any drinks apart from wine would have to be ordered through the hotel bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 4050 Rua Infante Dom Henrique 296, Porto 4050-297, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 096 5786
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