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.
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An “always good”, culinarily interesting Covent Garden three-year-old, from Salt Yard founder Simon Mullins and his Portuguese wife Isabel Almeida Da Silva. Named after the ‘return from the sea’: it serves a menu not just from Portugal but from the territories it traded with or colonised, from Brazil in the west via parts of Africa to Goa, Macau and Nagasaki in the east.
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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We bring together the culture, food, wine, music and art from all over the Portugese speaking world. Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Goa, Malacca, Macau and Portugal.
Our wine list is exlcusively Portuguse and includes wines from the Azores and Madeira. We LOVE Port, of which we have many. And our Cocktail list features drinks invented by us, not found anywhere else in the world.
We are family owned and run, and families are welcome - no matter the age..!
|Wine per bottle||£25.00|
We have lovely private dining rooms in the restaurant that are great entertainment spaces for groups of 8 to 60.
All events are catered for; business team meetings, discreet and exclusive private dining, large party events such as Christmas parties, Hen parties, Weddings, Birthday parties, Corporarte Hospitality and Event Hire.
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Volta do Mar Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Great location for theatres. Our first 2 courses pre-show were so good we went back for dessert later. Looking forward to going again with more time to really savour the flavours"
"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. "
"Good value simple Portuguese food but occasionally overwhelmed by the number of customers so the service, though friendly, was far too slow"
13-15 Tavistock Street, London, WC2E 7PS
|Tuesday||5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Wednesday||5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5 pm‑10:30 pm|