Taste of Portugual


​Every Portuguese family has their own Mãe Maria and now Cardiff has one too! Enjoy traditional mouth-watering delights, hot and cold, in our spacious family-friendly restaurant. Order from our Set Menu (2 Courses) for £11.95 or enjoy our Prato do Dia/Meal of the Day for £6.
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TWO-COURSE (12-3PM) Monday to Saturday, £11.95 

Restaurant Menu

Sopa do Dia
Sopa do Dia
£2.95
Chef’s fresh soup of the day, prepared with love and passion
Caldo verde
Caldo verde
£2.95
Traditional Portuguese soup made with potatoes, cabbage and served with chorizo
Taste of Portugal
Taste of Portugal
£4.50
Deep fried prawn rissole, meat rissole and codfish cake
Camarões
Camarões
£7.95
Prawns served in olive oil and oreganos
Cogumelos com Alho
Cogumelos com Alho
£3.95
Garlic Mushrooms
Sardinhas grelhadas
Sardinhas grelhadas
£4.95
Grilled Sardines
Ameijoas
Ameijoas
£5.95
White Atlantic Clams, flamed in white wine, butter and lemon juice
Pâté de atum Caseiro
Pâté de atum Caseiro
£3.95
Homemade Tuna Pâté
Melão
Melão
£3.95
Melon
Punhetas de Bacalhau
£3.95
Codfish with onions and olives
Four tastes of Portuguese Cheese
Four tastes of Portuguese Cheese
£4.95
Limiano, Sheep, Goat Cheese with Paprika, Buttery and ‘Curado Mix’
Prawn Cocktail & Avocado
£5.95
Francesinha
Francesinha
£13.95
A mouth watering moist baked sandwich made with soft slices of bread layered a thin slice of beef steak, ham, sausage, melted cheese and topped with fried egg and own delicious sauce. Served with chips
Bife à Mãe Maria
Bife à Mãe Maria
£13.95
Rump steak, served with ham, cheese and fried egg with a Francesinha sauce on the top. (option of Sirloin +£5 or Fillet +£7)
Prego no Prato
Prego no Prato
£13.95
Rump steak (Sirloin steak for +£5.00 or Fillet £7) served with fried egg, chips and rice.
Alheira de Mirandela
Alheira de Mirandela
£10.95
Marinated Sausage (chicken, pork and beef) with chips, rice, fried egg and a light salad
Chicken Piri-Piri
£10.95
Half chicken in a spicy piri-piri sauce, served with chips and salad.
Bacalhau á Moda de Braga
Bacalhau á Moda de Braga
£16.95
Fried Codfish with slices of onions on top served with chips
Bacalhau a Bras
Bacalhau a Bras
£11.95
Deboned and shredded Cod fish mixed mixed with thin hand cut chips, coated by egg yolk, chopped onion and parsley
Salmão Grelhado com Puré
Salmão Grelhado com Puré
£13.95
Grilled salmon with lemon flavour served with mashed potatoes
Pataniscas com Arroz de Feijao Vermelho
Pataniscas com Arroz de Feijao Vermelho
£8.95
Portuguese cod fish cakes served with red beans rice
Bacalhau c/ Natas
Bacalhau c/ Natas
£14.95
Oven-baked dish consisting of layers of codfish, onion, diced fried potato and cream
Esparguete do Mar
Esparguete do Mar
£12.95
Spaghetti with a mix of seafood.
Mexilhões
£5.95
Mussels
Lasanha Vegetariana
£8.95
Veggie Lasagne
Spicy Sweet Potato & Green Rice Burrito Bowls
Spicy Sweet Potato & Green Rice Burrito Bowls
£13.95
Porçao de batata Frita
£1.50
Portion of Chips
Porção de Arroz
£1.50
Portion of rice
Milho da Madeira
£2.95
Fried Corn from Madeira (five pieces)
Cesto de Pão Caseiro
£1.95
Selection of homemade breads
Salad Mãe Maria
£2.95
Salad served with lettuce, onion, cucumber and tomato slices
Bolos
Bolos
£1.40
Cakes
Cheesecake do dia
£3.95
Cheesecake of the Day
Mousse de chocolate Caseira
Mousse de chocolate Caseira
£2.95
Homemade Chocolate Mousse
Natas do Céu Caseira
Natas do Céu Caseira
£3.95
Homemade simple combination of vanilla egg cream, mousse and crumbled Maria cookies
Baba de Camelo Caseira
£3.95
Homemade chilled caramel souffle
Molotoff Puding Caseiro
£3.95
Homemade textured caramel pudding, very light and moussy that melts in your mouth
Bola de Gelado
£2.00
Ice cream
Salada de Frutas
£3.95
Homemade Fruit Salad
Leite Creme Caseiro
£3.50
Homemade cream milk dessert
Pudin Flan Mandarin Caseiro
£2.50
Homemade Creme Caramel
Arroz doce Caseiro
Arroz doce Caseiro
£2.50
Homemade rice pudding
Orange Pudim
Orange Pudim
£3.95
Orange pudding