Surprising flavours, Portuguese & Asian influences & authentic ingredients with a modern twist on traditional dishes. Arca will hone in on the trading routes of Portugal bringing strong flavours and adventurous spices creating an iconic and unique experience, yet very relaxed and approachable.


The bar is a mixture of Petiscos and large plates paired perfectly with a glass of wine or even a cocktail or two. This menu is on offer 7 evenings a week packed with seasonality, authenticity, and those Asian Influences with Portuguese twists.

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I can always count on Ricardo and I implicitly trust him with ARCA. Not to mention that he has a great sense of humour, is incredibly humble and everyone looks up to him!

Henrique sá Pessoa

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ARCA: Behind the Pass

For one night only, join Henrique Sá Pessoa & Hotel Merlet’s, Jonathan Zandbergen at ARCA: Behind the Pass!

Expect a night of casual fine fun dining as each chef challenges one another to create four dishes each from four of their favourite homeland ingredients, resulting in an unforgettable showcase of the best of Portuguese and Dutch cuisine with wine pairings to match!