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The Michelin Star Restaurants of Porto

Porto?s fast burgeoning fine-dining scene is one of the reasons it’s become so popular as a luxury city break. Many of the destination?s eateries appear in the Michelin Guide and have been awarded the Bib Gourmand. But three have received the coveted Michelin Star; Vila Foz?s hotel restaurant, Antiqvvm and Pedro Lemos. Read on to learn more about why these particular Portuguese restaurants are so special.

Vila Foz

Part of the stunning Vila Foz Hotel and Spa boutique resort, this restaurant received its Michelin Star in 2022. Chef Arnaldo Azevedo is the creative genius behind the elegant eatery?s refined tasting menus, in which local fish reigns (although there is a fully vegetarian option too). Cooking is in Azevedo?s blood – he?s the son of a chef and began his career in the family restaurant, before deciding to train and work professionally in the gourmet sphere. The restaurant caters solely for evening meals and for those over 12 years old, retaining a serene and sophisticated ambience. The showstopper is the ?Kitchen Seat? at which two diners are served privately, with interaction from Arnaldo as he describes the inspiration and story behind each dish.


Arguably the most romantic restaurant in the city, Antiqvvm has a formal and secluded garden terrace, with an Italian Renaissance feel and breathtaking views over the Douro River. The interior dining room is in a grand manor house, with original a...
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