Portugal is home to 26 Michelin awarded restaurants, five of which are in the capital.
Alma has ascended from one Michelin star to two stars in the 2019 edition, joining Belcanto in Chiado – the two restaurants spaced a few metres apart from each other.
Find out where to eat food in Lisbon from world-class chefs, awarded one or more shining Michelin stars. We give details about each restaurant.
Reservations are recommended, if not essential. To locate the restaurants, use the map below.
Alma was awarded its first Michelin star in 2016, and has ascended to two stars in the 2019 edition. It serves informal signature cuisine in a sophisticated ambience. The food journey, led by chef Henrique Sá Pessoa, comprises a few menus: Costa a Costa, five courses inspired by the sea, Alma, a selection of five of the chef’s favourite dishes, and A la Carte. Price: menu from €110. www.almalisboa.pt
Conveniently situated in Chiado, Belcanto was the first restaurant in Lisbon awarded two Michelin stars in 2014. Drawing on José Avillez’s expertise and creativity, the restaurant features “a revisited Portuguese cuisine served to an exclusive set of ten tables”. Reservations are required, one to three months ahead. Price: menu Lisboa €165. belcanto.pt
From the top of Eduardo VII Park, Eleven delivers a dining experience of the highest quality, accompanied by vistas of Lisbon and the River Tejo. Joachim Koerpe is the leading chef of a concept of Mediterranean cuisine that uses the freshest produce. Price: menu from €94. www.restauranteleven.com
The Michelin-starred Feitoria serves traditional and authentic flavours with Oriental influences. Chef João Rodrigues’ menus are all about the product. The dining experience is enhanced by a unique waterfront location. Price: menu from €85. www.restaurantefeitoria.com
In Loco, Alexandre Silva proposes a gastronomic experience featuring locally-sourced and organic produce. The Discover menu offers an introduction to the chef’s cuisine, with 14 unpredictable and surprising moments, while the full LOCO menu provides a minimum of 18 of such moments. Price: menu from €80. www.loco.pt