Portuguese restaurant in top 50 in the world

Written By Lara Silva

The Portuguese restaurant Belcanto of chef José Avillez remains among the 50 best restaurants in the world. It is the only Portuguese restaurant in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, ranking at 46th place. 

Located in Lisbon, Belcanto holds two Michelin stars and first made the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2019. 

José Avillez took to Twitter to celebrate: “It is with great happiness that we receive the news that Belcanto has once again been chosen as one of the 50 best restaurants in the world”.

“We will keep working better and harder and always with a passion and responsibility for being lucky enough to represent Portugal. It is a distinction of the whole Belcanto team, from our whole group and every kitchen and waiter team of all Portuguese restaurants, in Portugal and the world”, he said. 

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants wrote: “A legendary Lisbon establishment that opened its doors as a men’s club in 1958, Belcanto took on a new life when chef José Avillez took the helm in 2012. Under his culinary navigation, the restaurant has progressed to become the finest in Portugal”. 

The panel of over 1,000 culinary experts that make up The World’s 50 Best Restaurants chose the following plates as their favorites: “the shore prawn with nut cream, veal loin with artichoke millefeuille and truffle sauce, and the whimsically named “The garden of the goose that laid the golden eggs”.

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 took place in London on Monday, 18 July, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. 2022 marked the 20th year of the list. 

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