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#33 of 3,918 Restaurants in Lisbon}
€€€€European, Portuguese,
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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European, Portuguese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

True to it's reputation (and price), perfect in any way. We tried the tasting meny, and one of the courses was probably had the best course in my entire life - The goose that laid the golden egg, or something like that. Service immaculate, lightning...More

Thank bibop
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Belcanto doesn't exactly welcome you in. How were we to know that we were supposed to ring the bell, never had that at a restaurant before! Very stark, white interior. Service at the pretentious end of the scale - white gloves to serve the bread,...More

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there with no high expectations because we did’t know it was a 2 Michelin stars. A place where the design of the restaurant does’t matter. The perfect taste of the multitude of works of art that they bring you every 2 minutes. Incredible...More

Thank Ska R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice lunch at a higher price however I found it interesting, it's not a place to go I always advise for a special occasion

1  Thank maryanny436
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to admit that, even I work in this industry and often go to nice restaurants, I am not dinning every night in Michelin Star Restaurants and have a lack of references, but it is definitely an exceptional experience. The cuisine of José Avillez...More

Thank Jorge_Karlsruhe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hosted a larger group of 7 good friends. We were unable to obtain a reservation in the evening, even several months in advance. It became the best lunch I can recall in my lifetime of many great lunches. The service was impeccable. The food...More

Thank kwaltz56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food beyond my expectations. The kitchen tour was like a desert and blew my mind. Worth making reservation ahead of time.

Thank Darwin-Fuleren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in a quiet church square. Inside, the decor is sophistaed and smart, and we were given a corner table which was lovely. Service was friendly and efficient, but could perhaps have been a little more relaxed and engaging at times. The...More

Thank richardemail
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I only had one word to describe our experience at Belcanto it would be magnificent. We had the evolution menu -- it was course after course of sheer brilliance. We started our course with what looked like stones but they were filled with a...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a family dinner on our last in Lisbonne and what a pleasant surprise it was! Modern and stylish decor which include many original elements.The maitre d and the rest of the staff are very professional : one doesn't feel their presence, but...More

Thank graucho2015
Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
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 | 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$71 - US$159
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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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