November 30

New stars in the Portuguese Dining Scene constellation- Michelin Guide

As the season goes colder, the dining scene in Lisbon and Portugal goes warmer. This November 2016, Michelin Guide added seven more stars to the twenty-one restaurant constellation in Portugal.

Furthermore, this year Portugal conquered two new two Michelin star restaurants, The Yeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia) and Gallo d’Oro (Funchal).

The new stars in the red book are Casa de Chá da Boa Nova (Leça da Palmeira), Wiliam (Funchal), L’And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo), Antiqvvm (Porto), Lab by Sergi Arola (Sintra). In Lisbon, Alma and Loco.

About the last two, in Lisbon, the judges claim that their creativity and perfect technique, guarantee a new life and dynamism to city’s gastronomy

As the Michelin commercial director, Mayté Carreño claims, this year is “a historical year to Portuguese restaurants and gastronomy”

Figuring in the dining scene Portuguese constellation are twenty-one: five with two starts and sixteen with one star.

With two stars:

Belcanto (Lisbon) chef José Avillez

– Ocean (Porches), chef Hans Neuner

– Vila Joya (Albufeira), chef Dieter Koschina

– Il Gallo d’Oro (Funchal), chef Benoît Sinthon

– The Yeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia),  chef Ricardo Costa

With one star:

Alma (Lisbon), chef Henrique Sá Pessoa

Loco (Lisbon), chef Alexandre Silva

Eleven (Lisbon), chef Joachim Koerper

– Feitoria (Lisbon), chef João Rodrigues

– Fortaleza do Guincho (Cascais), chef Miguel Rocha Vieira

– Lab by Sergi Arola (Sintra), chef Sergi Arola

– Antiqvvm (Oporto), chef Vítor Matos

– Pedro Lemos (Oporto), chef Pedro Lemos

– Casa de Chá da Boa Nova (Leça da Palmeira), chef Rui Paula

– Largo do Paço (Amarante), chef André Silva

– William (Funchal) Luís Pestana/Joachim Koerper

– L’And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo), chef Miguel Laffan

– Willie’s (Vilamoura), chef Willie Wurger

– São Gabriel (Almancil), chef Leonel Pereira

– Bon Bon (Carvoeiro), chef Rui Silvestre