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The Kitchen


  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine
  • American Fridge/freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Small Fridge
  • Range Master
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Machine
  • Blender
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Kettle
  • Orange juicer

The kitchen is spacious and fully equipped with appliances to satisfy all cooking enthusiasts.

A large 10 seater cherry wood table offers ample space for food preparation, socialising and eating. The River House is self-catering, but for those reluctant to spend time in the kitchen, we offer the possibility of requesting the services of a local culinary chef who will prepare a scrumptious dinner every night for you and your guests. Alternatively, pre-order lunches or dinners from our catering partners who offer a delivery service. Guests can also request a welcome hamper, picnic hampers or packed lunches.

kitchen with island and cherry table
Learn to cook delicious meals in our farmhouse kitchen

Fresh produce from our local vegetable market in Messines

Visit the daily fresh fruit and vegetable market, in the Portuguese village of São Bartolomeu de Messines that is only a 5 minute drive, by car, from The River House.

Daily local fresh fruit and vegetable market in Messines

The River House kitchen is ideal for group cookery workshops

An ideal kitchen for group cooking holidays. Also, if you’re planning a party or a wedding, there’s ample space here for outside caterers to store supplies and prepare menus. Get in touch to find out more.

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Group cookery holidays or workshops

Cookery holiday kitchen plan

A spacious kitchen, 34 m², with a large kitchen island for you budding master chefs.

plan of kitchen
Farmhouse kitchen plan for holiday cookery classes