Boa Nova Tea House
Avenida da Liberdade
Leça da Palmeira
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Building names(s): Boa Nova Tea House / Casa de Chá Boa-Nova
Architect/Designer: Alvaro Siza
Completion date: 1963
The Boa Nova Tea House is located in the town of Leça da Palmeira, a 20 minute drive north of Porto. From Porto, follow highway IC1 in the direction of the airport, take the first exit after the bridge for Leça da Palmeira (before the Exponor) and head towards the sea. Turn right on the coastal road Avenida da Liberdade, also called Avenida Marginal, and go straight. Look for the restaurant on the left side of the road, just after the lighthouse.
Bus 507 travel from Porto to Leça, but do not go as far as the Boa Nova. – get off when you get to the Leça da Palmeira beach, 5 minute walk up the beach from there.
(TIP: you can include a visit to the Casa da Musica on the same day as bus 507 can be caught near the Casa da Musica)
Metro: line A – to Mercado, then jump on bus 507 (the bus stop is adjacent to the metro stop) and follow directions above.
Alternatively you can walk over bridge and follow the coastline/bus route to the beach and up to the tea house 40 minutes / 3km.
restaurant: Monday-Saturday 12:00 – 16:00 / 19:00-24:00 closed on Sundays
bar: Monday-Saturday 12:00 – 24:00 closed on Sundays