Cantinho do avillez
What makes the Cantinho do Avillez special?
Located in Chiado, the Cantinho do Avillez restaurant welcomes you with a natural blend of the traditional and the modern. Quality is the priority with chef José Avillez, and so nothing is left to chance.
Where to meet José Avillez in Lisbon?
Cantinho do Avillez is a relaxed meeting point in Lisbon, as well as in Oporto. Here you can sample a new style of Portuguese cuisine, clearly influenced by chef José Avillez travels.
What is Avillez cooking style?
Simple, unpretentious and bearing the hallmark of chef José Avillez. Contemporary, traditionally inspired cooking, plus the occasional fusion dish. Make sure you order the Algarve Carabineiros shrimps with a Thai sauce!
How many Michelin stars does Avillez Cantina have?
José Avillez has 2 Michelin stars. This cantina has been open 1 year and already has one star. Great food (Michelin star). Paid 102€ for aperitif, wine 3 course meal and digestives. Exploding olives a must! Elsewhere paid 75€ for just aperitif, wine and 1... course that was nowhere near this standard. Helpful?
Who is José Avillez and why is he famous?
He is one of the most renowned Portuguese chefs. In the beginning of 2012, José Avillez opened the fully renovated Belcanto winning a Michelin star that same year. In 2014, Belcanto earned its second Michelin star and in 2019 was considered one of the 50 best restaurants in the world by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
How many restaurants does Jose Avillez have in Portugal?
A gastronomical tour around Lisbon often feels like a tour of Jose Avillez ’ many, many restaurants and venues. Justifiably so. There’s 16 of them, plus two in Porto, one in his home town of Cascais and one in Dubai. A whooping number for even the most prolific veteran chefs, let alone a 39-year-old with his whole career in front of him.
What is Bairro do Avillez?
We move to Bairro do Avillez, an ambitious 3-way split spacious venue that brings together hearty traditional food ( Taberna), seafood ( Pateo) and deli ( Mercearia), plus a speakeasy style cabaret in a hidden passageway ( Beco ). It sounds like a stretch to pull that off, but somehow, it works.