Estrada do Guinch – 2750-642
CascaisCuisine: French, Portuguese
Price Range: $$$$
With a unique menu that combines French ambiance with a bit of one of a kind Portuguese flavors, the Fortalezo do Guincho Restaurant and Bar combines a fantastic location, cuisine and wines to make an amazing Lisbon Restaurant.
This Michelin star Lisbon restaurant is a must see for the Lisbon visitor spending time in Cascais who wishes to sample both avant garde and traditional Portuguese foods — not to mention its unique vantage of looking out onto the Atlantic at the westernmost spot in continental Europe.
For meetings and special event planning, the Fortalezo do Guido caters to groupsand the entire restaurant can hold up to 110 people. The helpful staff of this Lisbon restaurant will make any event memorable by providing outstanding fine dining service and sumptuous food.
Fortalezo do Guincho Restaurant is located in the elegant Fortalezo do Guincho hotel, which was initially built as 17th century fortress. The staff of the Fortalezo do Guincho come from all around Europe, which reflects the diversity of the cuisine. The restaurant also offers local Portuguese wines, unique due to Portugal’s one of a kind position. Of course, nearby French wines are on the list as well due to the French influence of the Foralezo.
Sample Lunch Menu:
Figuira, Vindima Tardia 2005
Quinta Pancas Chardonnay Arinto 2006
Poultry and duck liver terrine with fennel, tomatoes and young onions on a crunchy salad
Steamed sea bass, stewed onions, leeks and capsicum with fresh coriander,
stuffed groove razor with preserved lemon and clam in caldeirada broth
Roasted turbot with girolles and pandarim beans,
Celery puree with “grenobloise” with roasted pouultry juice
Roasted pineapple with honey and vanilla,
Strawberry and raspberry soup infused with ginger
Nectarines nage perfumed with fresh verbena
Roasted figs and compote with Port wine
Roasted brioche with beer and beer ice cream
“Tatin” tart with preserved quince
Red fruits millefeuille with vanilla cream, Lemon tart