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Opened in November 2019, from the founder of Salt Yard, Simon Mullins and his Portuguese-born wife Isabel Almeida Da Silva; a restaurant "celebrating the diversity of Portuguese cuisine" and its global influences, from South America to Africa and Asia.

survey result


Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

High-quality Portuguese cooking – rare in London – is the aim of this heart-of-tourist-Covent-Garden venture: opened in November 2019 by Salt Yard founder, Simon Mullins and his Portugal-born wife Isabel Almeida Da Silva. The aim is to celebrate the cuisine’s diversity “with influences from all the places around the world where Portugal had a colonial presence”, from South America to Africa and Asia. “The wines are all from Portugal, covering all areas and containing some real gems.” All early survey reports suggest it's well worth a visit.

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Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Pretheatre   £25.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£11.30 £20.00 £4.50 £7.00
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

14, 18, 32, 30
No dress code

Volta do Mar Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Volta do Mar Restaurant in WC2E, London by users of Also see the editors review of Volta do Mar restaurant.
Martin B
Fancy versions of Portuguese classics. Pir...
Reviewed 4 months, 18 days ago

"Fancy versions of Portuguese classics. Piri-Piri chicken and Mozambique fish and prawn curry were fine but too well behaved. Service friendly but music far too loud. "

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Hugh N
Good value simple Portuguese food but occas...
Reviewed 5 months, 25 days ago

"Good value simple Portuguese food but occasionally overwhelmed by the number of customers so the service, though friendly, was far too slow"

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13-15 Tavistock Street, London, WC2E 7PS
Opening hours
Tuesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday5 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm

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