HF Ipanema Park
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- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Banquet room
TripAdvisor Reviews HF Ipanema Park Porto
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... out before dinner.
7pm rolls around and J+J knock on our door and suggest we just go and eat downstairs in the hotel restaurant as it’s raining outside and pretty miserable. So we agree and head downstairs together. They had a deal to have 1x main meal, dessert and a drink for 10 euro, so why not get involved in that! We sit back and enjoy dinner, cosy and comfortable, before taking our full bellies back up to our rooms. We arrange to meet in the morning for breakfast around ...
Porto was a wonderful surprise. Everything is up- or down-hill, since Porto clings to the steep sides of a gorge where the Duoro River narrows. The city of Porto is on one side of the river and Nova de Gaia, the home of port wineries, is on the other. At the top level of Porto, you can see the huge port warehouses on the Nova de Gaia side. From the river level looking up, Porto appears to be a solid wall of buildings set one on top of the other. The external walls of every ...
... with peppers and olives and grilled sardines. The seafood was an acquired taste, as was the starter which was cabbage in a butter soup. Too much fat for our palettes I’m afraid. We have also tried the Porto special, the Francesinha. We’d watched Anthony Bourdain attend the Francesinha festival before we left and I had to try one after watching him attack one. It’s basically a toasted sandwich with about 3 or 4 ...
... and insisted it was not 'strong tasting'. He was wrong and when I mentioned it, he quickly replaced the dish with the other menu of the day option. Great service but not all the menu plates are not winners.
Taylor's Port Cellar
Ribeira district is the northern riverfront area. Vila Nova de Gaia, on the southern river front area, is where most of the Port cellars are located.
We made it over the bridge to the ...
... After an hour of soaking in a hot bath we could, well some, walk again. Went to the hotel restaurant which was no friendlier and had fun trying to explain our requests which was lucky as we ended up with the yummiest 500 grams of prawns for entree. Wednesday 3 July, 2014 Said goodbye to Kate and took a taxi (brand new mercedes of course)out of the town as the walk from Barcelos to Ponte De Lima is 34 Klms and after spending 30 mins bandaging vicki's feet we thought 22 Klms sounded ...