The Michelin Guide Spain & Portugal 2015 edition awarded 17 stars to 14 Portuguese restaurants meaning that this is the best year for our country.
The Belcanto received two Michelin stars and this is the first time that the portuguese capital has a restaurant with this distinction. At the same time, José Avillez is the 1st portuguese Chef to accomplish this achievement.
The restaurant Pedro Lemos at Foz Velha, in Porto received for the first time a star while in the Algarve, by the “hands” of Leonel Pereira, the São Gabriel recovers the star that had lost.
The results were disclosed in a resort hotel located on the beach at Los Monteros in Marbella which was the Iberian gastronomic capital for a day.
Here´s the list of portuguese restaurants with stars in Michelin Guide 2015:
Two Stars ** :
Ocean (Armação de Pêra)
Vila Joya (Albufeira)
One Star * :
Casa da Calçada (Amarante)
Fortaleza do Guincho (Cascais)
Henrique Leis (Almancil)
Il Gallo d’Oro (Funchal)
L’And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo)
Pedro Lemos (Porto)
São Gabriel (Almancil)
The Yeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia)