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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” (104 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (46 reviews)
“petit fours” (11 reviews)
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Portuguese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent experience. Have been to a couple of tasting menu restaurants, but this was the most fun. The chef went above and beyond to present the food in fun, inventive ways. Delicious!

Thank Lauri B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to several 2 and 3 Michelin Star restaurants and this is the first time I have been disappointed. Maybe because we were one of the last sitting or just an off night but the food was not up to par. We chose...More

1  Thank Dee L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at Belcanto is undeniably impressive. Inventive, theatrical, delicious and beautifully presented. You can read wonderful descriptions in the reviews below of dishes like the 'Goose that laid the golden egg' and the 'Mandarina', which are rightly famous and probably two of the best...More

2  Thank lukeandleigh
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a truly magical meal. The servers were wonderful and the restaurant is so peaceful and beautiful. We choose the tasting of Chef Jose Avillez's most popular dishes with the wine pairing. The highlight of the first moment as they called it was a...More

1  Thank artgirl58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

shared the chef's table with 3 friends. was one of my fav resto experiences ever. you are literally in the middle of the resto and watching it all happen. you are assigned a host and a SOM - both were fantastic and made the experience...More

1  Thank raf823
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here once before and were totally blown away by the whimsy, fun, and deliciousness of the food! We returned this summer and had a special celebration for my mother-in-law and decided to reserve the chef's table. This time was better than the last...More

1  Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing!! I can say that this was the best meal I have had in my life. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The golden egg was my favourite.

1  Thank aerb12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the lunch tasting menu. It is expensive. Other than that, it’s an amazing experience. Many very special dishes, that we never had before, creative and tasty food. Service is superb. Highly recommended.

Thank Liat L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From before you even set foot into the restaurant, there are hints that perhaps this isn't like other fine dining restaurants. The doorway is small and unassuming, and inside, the restaurant is small (with only around 25 covers) but tastefully decorated. The service was impeccable...More

Thank Pete Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted by very professional staff and lovely, elegant dinning room. The ambience is intimate, great for couples. Our waiter was wonderful and was very attentive to detail when describing their magnificent dishes. We ordered the tasting menu that highlights the Chef's most memorable...More

Thank Carolina L
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stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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30 November 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
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
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$68 - US$154
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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
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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