I just got back from Porto in Portugal. It’s a pretty city with a fairly good amount of vegan options but we found that two days was plenty of time for us.


We stayed in an @airbnb with the most amazing view. The apartment was basic but we were only using it as a base to sleep so it was fine. It is called Vila Nova de Gaia on Airbnb. Click here for the link.

I researched a few vegan spots in Porto and had some recommendations (thank you)

🌱 @odetebakery – the vegan pastel de nata was really tasty
🌱 @francesinhas_baixa – this is a non-vegan venue serving francesinhas (traditional Porto dish of bread, ham, linguiça, chipolata, steak / roast meat, melted cheese, spiced tomato & beer sauce). I didn’t love it to be honest, but it was interesting to try a vegan version of local cuisine (I imagine this is very much not easy to veganise as it’s very meat and cheese heavy)
🌱 @daterra_vegetariano – this is a vegan buffet that came highly recommended. It was nice to have variety and some healthier options. It was good value and the food was nice but a couple of things were a bit bland
🌱 @zenithporto – this is a non-vegan brunch spot with vegan options. The portions are big and reasonably priced and the staff are GREAT. I had the shakshuka and it was really tasty!

Recommended places that we didn’t get to visit:
🍺 Bars: @bonapartepub@capela_incomum@provawinebar@churchills_port@maushabitos@vinofino_winebar
🌱 Food: @arvoredomundo_porto@kindkitchen.porto@epocaporto@veganabytentugal@duhvegandots@pastelariatupi@apurobar@noshicoffee@lupin_snack_bar@alibibotica@casa.da.horta@ladobporto@nolakitchen.porto@mygreenpastry@jardineiro.kitchen


🚶🏼‍♀️ Wander the Ribeira cobbled streets
🍹 Have a drink by Rio Duoro
🍷 Port tasting
🚴🏼 Bike tour
🏖️ Head to the beach
🧭 Escape room. We did prison break at @cubusescaperoom – so good!
⛴️ River cruise
☀️ Watch the sunset from Jardim do Morro, Miradoura da vitoria or Cais de gaia
🍹 Have a drink at @theroyalcocktailclub
📍 Check out Clerigos Tower
🍷 Vineyard boat tour
🚂 Check out Sao Bento train station tiles
🚶🏼‍♀️ Wander Rua das Flores
🐱 Find the cat mural
📚 Visit the @livraria.lello library which looks like a Harry Potter set
🍓 Head to @mbolhao market

We either walked or used the metro to travel around the city

Let me know if you’ve been and what you thought of the vegan food in Porto ☺️

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