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Belcanto

Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
+351 21 342 0607
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (107 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (48 reviews)
“suckling pig” (34 reviews)
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CUISINES
Portuguese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
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Reviewed today

Several years ago, I read an article about Jose Avillez and his two Michelin star restaurant Belcanto. When we decided to travel to Lisbon this year, I called Belcanto around three months prior to our arrival and tried to get a dinner reservation. The small...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a pricey restaurant. Especially for lunch. But we enjoyed the food very much. And the service was really fantastic. We had the chef's choice tasting menu and there were a few dishes that were very unique and delicious. While I don't think I...More

Thank Travellightworker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dining at Belcanto is really a supreme experience. You cand find the excellence cuisine with an outstanding service. Staff makes you feel in your own dining room wich is something rare in a 2 michelin star. Really superb

Thank rlmf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Believe what you read about this Chef @joseavillez and his many talents in the kitchen. Every moment which is described with precision and passion. The tastes were memorable, beautiful and delicious. When in Lisbon try to book ahead for this Michelin star experience

Thank austin_TexasLkd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasting menu lunch at the chefs table. It was absolutely superb. The service was exceptional, friendly and informative and totally attentive. The chefs table was a delightful experience, in the pastry section of the kitchen with a full view of everything. The table is perfectly...More

Thank Brenick1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were able to get a table for lunch at the last minute. The ambiance was OK, not very romantic though but functional. The food was good but I do not think that it was memorable. Probably would not go again

Thank FL T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ordered the 14 course tasting menu, with wine pairing for one... The menu was a total surprise, mostly all courses from the sea.. Without going into each dish, I will state, it was Very very creative, surpassing most all other 1...More

1  Thank Josmshank
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been around Europe and tried various michelin star restaurant before, this time I wanted something special, was my 50's and my husband 60's, I booked the table way in advance and we booked a hotel in Lisbon. I have requested a special treat for my...More

Thank Rosie V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It maybe we had high expectations, but the overall experience was a little off. The food is fabulous, and highly creative, and the service is good but erred on precision in execution with a loss of charm. The decor was stark for our taste. Eaten...More

Thank PapaTours
Reviewed 11 September 2018

After a 6 month waiting to dine in Belcanto, the day finally arrived and we made a one time 400km round trip to visit José Avillez's place. The place is small but with a very nice ambiance of modern decor and laid back etiquette. Having...More

Thank joaopmgoncalves
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DPMY
1 December 2017|
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Response from Moira-Anne S | Reviewed this property |
Hii, I made our reservation months in advance via email and closer to the time I called. You must make sure you speak with someone. English is easy and they were friendly on the phone. Personally I think it's somewhat... More
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CORAL C
9 July 2017|
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Response from Bruno H | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning from Portugal! Thank you for your question. Yes, I think you can make a reservation by email. Here it is: belcanto@belcanto.pt As an alternative, you can always use the traditional telephone... More
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Peter D
13 June 2017|
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Response from Thomas V | Reviewed this property |
You Can book online on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 69 - USD 156
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 0607
  • E-mail
Description
Jose Avillez looks at haute cuisine as a form of expression. At the Belcanto he shares his inspirations, emotions and concerns through his culinary representations and illusions. Each dish tells a story and sets out to stir the emotions of those willing to try it."
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