The good life at Quinta da Horta

The good life at Quinta da Horta

With many years experience catering for our guests we have found that freedom of choice and flexibility can greatly enhance your holiday pleasure. With this in mind we have discontinued our all inclusive tariff and now offer our guests a bed and breakfast tariff leaving you the choice of either catering for yourself in our residents kitchen or pool side BBQ area. Eating out at one of the many excellent and inexpensive local tascas, beach bars or our famous harbor side sardine restaurants. Of course you may prefer to enjoy the home cooked organic delights offered by “the real naked chef” and her helpers served either at our pool side dinning area, or in the “Bare Bum Bistro”. As far as possible we use home grown organic produce and our menu changes daily. With prior notice we can incorporate dishes to accommodate special diets. Although we relish tucking in to our home produced roast pork we also very much enjoy many vegetarian dishes and until you have sampled fresh sardines grilled on a beach side fire you really don’t understand beach picnics.

We give below a sample menu of the delights on offer for our resident guests and naturist visitors.

Bare Bum Bistro

  • The late late breakfast . . . €5.50 / £3.75
    A mountain of lightly scrambled free range eggs topped with finely sliced smoked salmon garnished with chives, on a wedge of hole meal toast.
  • Shrimp and langoustine bisque . . . €2.50 / £1.70
    A delicious creamy shellfish soup finished with sour cream, and white port and served with twisty cheese straws
  • Cestos de queijo de ovelha . . . €4.50 / £3.00
    Savoury local cheese in a filo basket on a bed of rocket salad with a passion fruit couli
  • Gambas on a hot plate . . . €7.50 / £5.10
    Sizzling king prawns with a garlic butter sauce and accompanied by a side salad garnish and chunky garlic bread
  • Quinta salad . . . small . . . €3.00 / £2.00
    . . . large . . . €5.00 / £3.40
    Fresh from the kitchen garden a medley of fresh greens with a choice of dressings
  • Nibbles platter . . . €2.50 / £1.70
    An interesting array of savoury bites, an ideal accompaniment to a bottle of wine and a fine sunset
  • Rodizio brazileiro . . . €12.00 / £8.15
    Straight from the BBQ or the griddle plate, a varied selection of grilled meats with typical side dishes.
  • Chicken tijanne . . . €8.00 / £5.45
    A spicy Moroccan favorite accompanied by cuscus
  • Fillets of sea bass en pappilote . . . €9.50 / £6.45
    Fillets of local bass steamed in a parcel with fresh lime and bay leaves and served with accompaniment of fresh vegetables
  • Casserole of duck . . . €10.00 / £6.80
    Duckling slowly simmered in a rich port sauce with chick peas and root vegetables
  • Pumpkin bake . . . €8.50 / £5.80
    A vegetarian favorite, a whole baby pumpkin stuffed with bulgar wheat and a julienne of vegetables and baked slowly
  • Rib eye in a blue cheese sauce . . . €14.00 / £9.55
    Served with savoury baked potato and salad, and grilled to your liking
  • Pudding passion . . . €3.00 / £ 2.00
    Be tempted by our scrumptious selection of home made deserts and nursery puddings
  • Bare Bum Supper . . . €15.00 / £10.20

Join the Real Naked Chef for pre dinner coctails and enjoy a superd 3 course supper from the best of the seasons produce. Todays choice is:

  • Sweet onion and sun dried tomatoe tartlet
  • Slow roasted leg of lamb on a bed of spinach, sauted aubergine and gratined sweet potatoe
  • Bread and butter pudding with a 3 fruit marmalade glaze

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