Category Archives: Contemporary

January 06

O Asiático

There is a new restaurant in Lisbon, that will transport you across Asia with Kiko Martins Chef. Welcome to “o Asiático”.

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 […]

August 26

Bairro do Avillez

  The name of José Avillez‘ seventh food project couldn’t be more accurate; Bairro do Avillez (which means Avillez’ neighborhood). Located in Chiado, it is indeed the beloved neighbourhood of two-star Michelin chef. After the other food adventures from the chef – Cantinho do Avillez, Belcanto, Pizzaria Lisboa, Mini-Bar, and Café Lisboa, now he has opened Bairro do Avillez. The location, a former […]

June 29

Palácio Chiado

Recently opened, the new food venue Palácio Chiado located in the heart of Chiado is already on every foodie’s list. Palácio Chiado occupies the 18th Quintela Palace, and is historically linked to the joie de vivre and good life. The palace was where an important Portuguese politician and culture man was born in 1801; Count of Farrobo. Count Farrobo […]

June 15


  Winner of the Portuguese edition of Top Chef, Chef Alexandre Silva has become one of Lisbon’s most exciting Chefs. Having headed Bocca, one of Lisbon’s top restaurants, before becoming a familiar face in Top Chef, he opened his Loco restaurant in late 2015 and has been delighting the most demanding of foodies there since. An olive […]

Fresh Cevice as a symbol of the excellent cuisine served at the Cevicheria May 11

A Cevicheria

On an unassuming corner of the Príncipe Real neighbourhood sits Cevicheria, a restaurant dedicated to south-american cuisine, especially Peruvian tapas and Ceviche, headed by Portuguese Chef Kiko Martins. A large door with bird-shaped hollows hides the small but impeccably decorated interior, just a few steps away from Príncipe Real’s main garden. Inside, a handful of tables are dutifully aligned along one of […]

February 25

Cantinho do Avillez

“The Cantinho do Avillez is an old wish of mine… For a long time I have dreamt of a restaurant like this one: a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, with a simple but sophisticated cuisine, which makes us want to return and return.” – José Avillez Located in Chiado, the Cantinho do Avillez restaurant welcomes you […]