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Pedro dos Leitões Restaurant

Mealhada

Presentation
Pedro dos Leitões seats 430 people and offers its customers a roomy and comfortable place to eat as well as matchless service, especially where its ex-libris is concerned: Bairrada Roasted Suckling Pig
The Leitão da Bairrada is a product of gastronomic excellence, the region that gives the name, Bairrada. Its geographic area includes the...

History

Álvaro Pedro (Pedro dos Leitões), was born on the 6th March 1903, in Alpalhão, Anadia. When he was 17, he went to Brazil, to be the chef of the dining car of the train that journeyed between Brazil and Argentina.

When he came back to Portugal, he continued to work in hotels improving his work experience.
In 1943, he bought his first restaurant, that had a grocery store and a pub, where he used to sell suckling pig sandwiches to the few drivers who travelled the national EN1 road.

In 1949 he opened his restaurant ?Pedro dos Leitões? (the first restaurant in the world to sell Bairrada Oven-Roasted Suckling Pig) in the same spot where it is today. In 1982 he set up a partnership with his nephew Carlos Alberto Castela Simões, and the name of the restaurant changed into "Sociedade Hoteleira Pedro dos Leitões Lda.?

Álvaro Pedro died at 84, in 12th April 1987 and his nephew, Carlos Alberto, who took over , in 1996, offering to his children, Sandra, Pedro and Filipe, partnership. They now run the company with their father.

Distinctive Aspects

The house? specialities: Leitão Assado à Pedro dos Leitões (Pedro dos Leitões roasted suckling pig), Cabidela de Leitão (stewed suckling pig sweatbreads), Açorda de Leitão (suckling pig bread-soup), Linguado Grelhado à Chefe ( Chef?s grilled sole), Filetes de Pescada com á batata (Hake fillets with potatoes)

Characteristics

  • Formas de reserva
    • Telefone
    • E-mail
    • Fax
    • Internet
    • Reservas Prévias
  • Métodos de Pagamento
    • Multibanco
    • Numerário
    • Cartões de Crédito
    • Cheque
  • Capacidade do restaurante
    • Capacidade: 430
  • Instalações
    • Parque de Estacionamento
      • Capacidade: 400
    • Acesso e Condições a pessoas com mobilidade reduzida
    • Televisão
    • Eventos Particulares
      • Aniversários
      • Casamentos
      • Baptizados
      • Refeições de Empresas
    • Serviço de Comida para Fora
    • Recomendado para Grupos
Sopas
Sopa do Dia , Canja de Galinha
Peixe
Filetes de Pescada c/ Batata à Inglesa, Linguado Grelhado à Chefe , Omelete de Camarão , Pescada no Forno ao Maunier
Carne
Cabidela de Leitão , Açorda de Leitão, Bife à Pedro dos Leitões, Frango à Brás, Lombo de Porco Assado à Antiga, Rojões de Porco na Banha, Lombinhos de Porco c/ Gambas, Costeleta de Porco à Cortador, Escalopes de Vitela c/ Cogumelos, Leitão Assado à Pedro dos Leitões
Contacts
Pedro dos Leitões Restaurant
Sociedade Hoteleira Pedro dos Leitões, Lda
Rua Álvaro Pedro nº1
Apartado 8, Sernadelo


Telefone: 231209950
Fax: 231209959
E-mail: restaurante@pedrodosleitoes.com
Web: www.pedrodosleitoes.com

Coordinates: N: 40º23'38, W: 8º27'1
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