Phenomenal Fine Dining in Lisbon
The Portuguese gastronomy is famed worldwide. In the diverse regions of the country is possible to understand through each dish the long-standing traditions that the country has. Furthermore, the Portuguese restaurants have access to top-quality products, like fish and seafood, amazing cheeses, delicious wines, vegetables from organic estates just outside the city, and global flavors drawn from the country’s centuries of trade. Also, cuisine ranges from traditional Portuguese to contemporary international, with plenty of fusion ideas combining these wonderful products in a world of exquisite and unique tastes.
Located in the heart of the Chiado in an 18th-century building that was once a warehouse for the famous Bertrand bookshop, the oldest in the world, ALMA is a milestone in the national gastronomy panorama of recent years. With a rigorous but relaxed service, its interiors have striking contrasts and provide the backdrop for amazing and seasonal à la carte options and interesting set menus that encompass traditional, international, and Mediterranean dishes. The two tasting menus - Costa a Costa, exclusively inspired by the sea, and Alma, with the chef's five dishes of choice - and an à la carte menu, the choices are various and incredible. They will definitely surprise the client, even the most demanding ones. At the helm of Alma, it's the amazing Chef Henrique Sá Pessoa. He is no stranger to the Portuguese public, since that in the last few years, he has been in several television programs, where he shares his passion and his knowledge. Moreover, for Henrique Sá Pessoa there is no good kitchen and a bad kitchen, for him, the kitchen defines in the flavors. Refined taste, perfect technique, and excellent product are also his gastronomy philosophy. The chef and his team have been awarded several times in the most prestigious gastronomic guides and has been awarded two Michelin star. The first one was announced on the 22nd November in 2018 and the second one in 2019, keeping both in 2020. Embark in this journey and prepare to be surprised.
Located in the heart of Lisbon and Housed in a designer style building above the Amália Rodrigues gardens, Eleven has splendid views of the Eduardo VII Park and the city. This restaurant offers creative gourmet cuisine and besides, the space is a reference for culture and art, since its architecture is modern, minimalist, and organic. The German Chef Joachim Koerper fell in love with Mediterranean cuisine after a stint in a two-star Michelin restaurant in Spain, and after this experience, he had shown interest in open a restaurant in Portugal. With another ten partners (another curiosity the restaurant was named Eleven because of its eleven partners), where the goal was to obtain a Michelin star, they conquered it in 2014. Joachim Koerper honors the fantastic Portuguese products based on Mediterranean cuisine, so you can expect the menu to change with the seasons. Also, the dinner experience turns out to be quite different and unique since it was created for those who want to enjoy a slow-paced and exquisite gourmet dinner.
Belcanto is the most awarded restaurant in Lisbon and Portugal, as its owner and Chef José Avillez. With two Michelin stars, featured in the list of best 100 restaurants in the world and now in the list of the best 50 restaurants in the world, the distinctions are endless In addition, the Chef José Avillez is one of the great masters of Portuguese cuisine, with great achievements in his resume in his (still short) career, he is the Portuguese chef with more restaurants to his own name in the country, was the first Portuguese to stamp two Michelin stars in his curriculum and the first to obtain that distinction for the Greater Lisbon. Located in Lisbon’s historic center, the restaurant is elegant and reserved where Portuguese flavors stand out to the max. The dishes are paired with an extraordinary wine selection that showcases some of the best Portuguese wines. Go and experience this unique gastronomic journey without haste and with an open mind.
Located at the Altis Belém Hotel & Spa, the Feitoria restaurant was awarded with a Michelin star in 2014. The cuisine of Feitoria revolves around with enormous respect for the Producers and the Matter, also the fantastic team beats in the best of the Portuguese cuisine with a creative twist that results in a sophistication and perfection combination of flavors. This voyage starts off with a sumptuous atmosphere of sophistication and is complemented by a generous selection of fine wines since Feitoria Restaurant has also a Wine Bar offering with several hundreds of wine references ranging from the best local hand-picked casts to those of carefully selected international wineries. Moreover, the full selection consists of creative dishes and tasting menus of Chef João Rodrigues, like Land, Tradition, and Journey. The Chef invites the client to feel the smell of the wet earth and the sea breeze, to have contact with the product and with the people that treat them, in conclusion, to enjoy this gastronomic journey will all of your senses.
Come experience the best of Portugal's cuisine and prepare yourself to be mesmerized. Create your own luxury experience in Portugal.
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