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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” (107 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (47 reviews)
“suckling pig” (34 reviews)
Portuguese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lunch with a friend who's never eaten Michelin. An experience full of anticipation that ultimately fell badly on two signature dishes and aspects of the service. Let's go through the details. The waiter who met us is Joao Oliveira- a young, dynamic professional who...More

5  Thank alanpcoleman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were lucky to snag the chefs table at Belcanto in July. We had an incredible experience being in the kitchen and seeing the perfectly orchestrated cooks at each station creating the extraordinary dishes we so enjoyed. It was a beautiful and...More

Thank Nomad496409
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the great pleasure of celebrating a friends 50 th here on Tuesday evening and I think I can safely say this was the most exquisite dining experience I have ever had. The ambience and atmosphere including decoration is just beautiful and the service...More

Thank petitmot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since about an year i had not the opportunity to re-visit Belcanto, and it was already aching both in the heart and in the belly! I managed to have lunch on the 11th… the menu had, of course, been changed, but everything was just as...More

Thank jose g
Reviewed August 16, 2018

When attempting to make a reservation I was told the only table available was the chefs table. What a shame, I sarcastically said to myself! Belcanto gave us the best dining experience of our lives! Every detail was thought about. The staff in the kitchen...More

Thank Peter M
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having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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November 30, 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
July 8, 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
June 12, 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
$71 - $159
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • Neighborhood: 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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