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Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal 2019 RESULTS ARE IN:

The 2019 Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal has now been presented and spoiler alert: There’s a NEW Michelin 3* !!!!!
The gastronomic Oscars festival was presented this evening LIVE from Lisbon – Portugal – at the Carlos Lopes pavilion, under the culinary coordination of two Michelin-starred Belcanto chef, José Avillez.

This is the first time ever that the Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal has been presented from Portugal but … Oh what a night!!!! A night that has left Michelin stars raining down all over Spain and Portugal!

This year a whopping 30 NEW Michelin Stars were awarded between Spain and Portugal!

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1 NEW Michelin 3* Restaurant  – awarded to Dani Garcia 

 

*** ALL  11 Michelin 3* Restaurants in the 2019 Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal

NEW: Dani Garcia, Dani Garcia (Malaga)

ABaC, Jordi Cruz (Barcelona)

Aponiente, Angel Leon (El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz)

Akelarre, Pedro Subijana (Guipúzcoa)

Arzak, Juan Mari and Elena Arzak (Guipúzcoa)

Azurmendi, Eneko Atxa (Larrabetzu, Vizcaya)

Diverxo, David Muñoz (Madrid)

El Celler de Can Roca, Joan Roca (Girona)

Lasarte, Martin Berasategui (Barcelona)

Martín Berasategui, Martín Berasategui (Guipúzcoa)

Quique Dacosta, Quique Dacosta (Dénia, Alicante)

 

But, apart from 1 NEW Michelin 3 Starred Restaurant, for the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2019 there are:

 

4 NEW Michelin 2* Restaurants Spain and Portugal 2019:

  • Cocina Hermanos Torres  (Barcelona)
  • Ricard Camarena Restaurant  (Valencia)
  • El Molino de Urdániz  (Urdaitz, Navarra).
  • Alma (Lisboa)

 

and 25 NEW 1* Michelin 1* Restaurants Spain and Portugal 2019:

  • La Barra de Carles Abellán (Barcelona)
  • Oria (Barcelona)
  • Eneko Bilbao (Bilbao)
  • Etxanobe Ateliar (Bilbao)
  • Beat (Calpe, Alicante)
  • Orobianco (Calpe, Alicante)
  • Trivio (Cuenca)
  • eMe Be Garrote (San Sebastián)
  • Bagá (Jaén)
  • LÚ Cocina y Alma (Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz)
  • Pablo (León)
  • Ikaro (Logroño)
  • Clos Madrid (Madrid)
  • Corral de la Moreira Gastronómico (Madrid)
  • El Invernadero (Madrid)
  • La Tasquería (Madrid)
  • Yugo (Madrid)
  • El Xato (La Nucía, Alicante)
  • Terra (S’Agaró, Alicante)
  • A Tafona (Santiago de Compostela)
  • El Molino de Alcuneza (Sigüenza, Guadalajara)
  • Cancook (Zaragoza)
  • G Pousada de Bragança (Tras os Montes)
  • A Cozinha de Guimaraes (Minho)
  • Midori de Sinra (Estremadura)

 

Congratulations to all our wonderful Michelin Star Chefs in Spain and Portugal !

 

The kitchens in Spain and Portugal are heating up as next week the 2019 Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal will be presented, and for the first time in history, LIVE from Lisbon, Portugal!

Over the last nine years, Madrid, San Sebastian, Barcelona, Bilbao, Marbella, Santiago de Compostela, Gerona and Tenerife have all played host to the prestigious Michelin Guide to Spain and Portugal gala. But, this year, for the first ever, the gala will be held in Lisbon.

This year’s gala meal will be prepared by Lisbon’s seven Michelin-star chefs.  José Avillez, head of Michelin 2* Belcanto in Lisbon will coordinate the meal and be joined by Michelin 1* Lisbon Restaurant Chefs Henrique Sá Pessoa from Alma, Joachim Koerper from Eleven, João Rodrigues from Feitoria,  Alexandre Silva from Loco, Miguel Rocha Vieira from Fortaleza do Guincho (in Cascais) and Spanish chef Sergi Arola from Lab by Sergi Arola in Sintra.

Curiously, Portugal holds no Michelin 3 starred restaurant to date and actually holds very few Michelin stars compared with its Iberian cousin Spain who currently boasts 11 Michelin 3 starred restaurants (although 1 has recently closed!).

Could Portugal hosting the NEW Michelin Restaurant Guide mean we will be seeing the 1st Michelin 3* Restaurant in Portugal for the 2019 Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal?????? We’ll let you know next week …

There are currently 30 Michelin 2* Restaurants in Spain and Portugal 2018 … only 5 of which are Michelin 2* Restaurants in Portugal:  Belcanto (Lisbon), Ocean (Porches, Algarve), Vila Joya (Albufeira, Algarve), Il Gallo d’Oro, (Funchal) and TheYeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto).

Could one (or more) of Portugal’s Michelin 2* Restaurants be gaining that 3rd Michelin star  for the 2019 Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal to finally give  Portugal  a Michelin Three Starred Restaurant? We’ll let you know next week …

There are currently 177 Michelin 1* Restaurants Spain and Portugal 2018 … of which, only 18 are in Portugal.

Hopes are high for a star studded night for both Spain and Portugal next week and for some surprises for the great Portuguese chefs to take the current 23 Michelin Starred Restaurants to an even greater number.

We’ll keep you updated on all the results next Wednesday 21st of November 2018, in the meantime happy dining :-)

In the meantime here’s a LINK to the COMPLETE full list of all CURRENT Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain and Portugal

Good luck chefs !!!!!!

 

Michelin 2019

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The NEW Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2018 has been presented and this year offers a total of 218 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain and Portugal 2018! That’s a lot of fine dining! Experience Michelin starred Restaurant dining opportunities throughout Spain and Portugal on one of our Private Gourmet and Culinary Tours.

Here’s the COMPLETE full list of all 218 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain and Portugal for 2018:

 *** ALL 11 Michelin 3* Restaurants in Spain 2018 (none in Portugal)

  • NEW: ABaC, Jordi Cruz (Barcelona)
  • NEW: Aponiente, Angel Leon (El Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz)
  • Akelarre, Pedro Subijana (Guipúzcoa)
  • Arzak, Juan Mari and Elena Arzak (Guipúzcoa)
  • Azurmendi, Eneko Atxa (Larrabetzu, Vizcaya)
  • Diverxo, David Muñoz (Madrid)
  • El Celler de Can Roca, Joan Roca (Girona)
  • Lasarte, Martin Berasategui (Barcelona)
  • Martín Berasategui, Martín Berasategui (Guipúzcoa)
  • Quique Dacosta, Quique Dacosta (Dénia, Alicante)
  • Sant Pau, Carme Ruscalleda (Barcelona) UPDATE: CLOSED IN October 2018

** ALL 30 Michelin 2* Restaurants Spain and Portugal 2018  … 25 in Spain/ 5 in Portugal

SPAIN:

  • NEW: Cabaña Buenavista (El Palmar, Murcia)
  • NEW: Coque (Madrid) regains its stars after moving location
  • NEW: Dos Cielos (Barcelona)
  • NEW: Disfrutar (Barcelona)
  • NEW: Maralba (Almansa, Albacete)
  • Dani García (Málaga)
  • Casa Marcial (Asturias)
  • Zaranda (Mallorca)
  • M.B. by Martín Berasategui (Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
  • Annua (San Vicente de la Barquera, Cantabria)
  • Cenador de Amós (Villaverde de Pontones)
  • Enoteca (Barcelona)
  • Moments (Barcelona)
  • Miramar (Llançà, Girona)
  • Les Cols (Olot, Girona)
  • Atrio (Cáceres)
  • El Club Allard (Madrid)
  • DSTAgE (Madrid)
  • Ramón Freixa (Madrid)
  • Santceloni (Madrid)
  • La Terraza del Casino (Madrid)
  • Mugaritz (Guipuzcoa)
  • El Portal (La Rioja)
  • L´Escaleta (Cocentaina, Alicante)
  • BonAmb (Xàbia, Alicante)

 

PORTUGAL:

  • Vila Joya (Albufeira)
  • Ocean (Armaçao de Pêra)
  • Belcanto (Lisbon)
  • Il Gallo d´Oro (Funchal, Madeira)
  • The Yeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto)

*ALL 177 Michelin 1* Restaurants Spain and Portugal 2018

As there are so many, 159 in Spain and 18 in Portugal, you will find these by region:

 SPAIN:

 ANDALUCÍA

  • NEW: Alevante (Chiclana de la Frontera / Novo Sancti Petri, Cádiz)
  • NEW: Bardal (Ronda, Málaga)
  • Kabuki Raw (Casares, Málaga)
  • Choco (Córdoba)
  • Noor (Córdoba)
  • La Costa (El Ejido, Almería)
  • Sollo (Fuengirola, Málaga)
  • Acánthum (Huelva)
  • José Carlos García (Málaga)
  • El Lago (Marbella, Málaga)
  • Messina (Marbella, Málaga)
  • Skina (Marbella, Málaga)
  • Alejandro (Roquetas de Mar, Almería)
  • Abantal (Sevilla)

 

ARAGON

  • Lillas Pastia (Huesca)
  • Tatau Bistro (Huesca)
  • Las Torres (Huesca)
  • Hospedería El Batán (Tramacastilla, Teruel)
  • La Prensa (Zaragoza)

 

ASTURIAS

  • El Corral del Indianu (Arriondas, Asturias)
  • Auga (Gijón)
  • La Salgar (Gijón)
  • El Retiro (Asturias)
  • Casa Gerardo (Prendes, Asturias)
  • Arbidel (Ribadesella)
  • Real Balneario (Salinas, Asturias)

 

BALEARIC ISLES

  • Andreu Genestra (Mallorca)
  • Bou (Sa Coma, Mallorca)
  • Es Racó d’es Teix (Deiá, Mallorca)
  • Adrián Quetglas (Palma)
  • Marc Fosh (Palma de Mallorca)
  • Es Fum (Palmanova, Mallorca)
  • Jardín (Port d’Alcúdia, Mallorca)
  • Argos (Port de Pollença, Mallorca)

 

BASQUE COUNTRY

  • NEW: Amelia (Donostia, San Sebastián)
  • NEW: Eneko (Larrabetzu, Vizcaya)
  • Boroa (Amorebieta, Vizcaya)
  • Etxebarri (Axpe, Vizcaya)
  • Etxanobe (Bilbao)
  • Mina (Bilbao, Vizcaya)
  • Nerua (Bilbao,Vizcaya)
  • Zarate (Bilbao)
  • Zortziko (Bilbao)
  • Kokotxa (San Sebastián)
  • Mirador de Ulía (San Sebastián)
  • Marqués de Riscal (Elciego, Álava)
  • Andra Mari (Galdácano, Vizcaya)
  • Elkano (Guipúzcoa)
  • Alameda (Fuenterrabía, Guipúzcoa)
  • Zuberoa (Oyarzun, Guipúzcoa)
  • Zaldarián (Vitoria)

 

CANARY ISLES

  • NEW: Nub (Tenerife, Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
  • Abama Kabuki (Guía de Isora, Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
  • El Rincón de Juan Carlos (Los Gigantes, Tenerife)
  • Kazan (Tenerife)

 

CANTABRIA

  • NEW: La Bicicleta (Hoznayo, Cantabria)
  • Solana (Ampuero, Cantabria)
  • El Nuevo Molino (Puente Arce, Santander)
  • El Serbal (Santander)

 

CASTILLA LA MANCHA

  • NEW: El Doncel (Sigüenza, Castilla-La Mancha)
  • El Bohío (Illescas, Toledo)
  • El Carmen de Montesión (Toledo)
  • Tierra (Toledo)

 

CASTILLE – LEÓN

  • NEW: Trigo (Valladolid)
  • El Ermitaño (Benavente, Zamora)
  • Cobo Vintage (Burgos)
  • Cocinandos (León)
  • La Botica (Valladolid)
  • La Lobita (Soria)
  • Víctor Gutiérrez (Salamanca)
  • Refectorio (Valladolid)
  • Villena (Segovia)
  • Baluarte (Soria)

 

CATALONIA

  • NEW: Caelis (Barcelona): regains its star after moving location
  • NEW: Enigma (Barcelona)
  • NEW: Castell Peralada (Peralada, Girona)
  • Les Magnòlies (Arbúcies, Girona)
  • Ca l´Arpa (Banyoles, Girona)
  • Alkimia (Barcelona)
  • Angle (Barcelona)
  • Cinc Sentits (Barcelona)
  • Dos Palillos (Barcelona)
  • Gaig (Barcelona)
  • Hisop (Barcelona)
  • Hofmann (Barcelona)
  • Hoja Santa (Barcelona)
  • Koy Shunka (Barcelona)
  • Nectari (Barcelona)
  • Pakta (Barcelona)
  • Roca Moo (Barcelona)
  • Tickets (Barcelona)
  • Via Veneto (Barcelona)
  • Xerta (Barcelona)
  • Lluerna (Santa Coloma de Gramanet, Barcelona)
  • La Boscana (Bellvís)
  • Can Jubany (Calldetenes, Barcelona)
  • Can Bosch (Cambrils, Tarragona)
  • Rincón de Diego (Cambrils, Tarragona)
  • Emporium (Castelló d’Empuries, Girona)
  • Estany Clar (Cercs, Barcelona)
  • Bo.Tic (Corsà, Girona)
  • Malena (Lleida)
  • Massana (Girona)
  • La Fonda Xesc (Gombrén, Girona)
  • Casamar (Llafranc, Girona)
  • Els Tinars (Llagostera, Girona)
  • Tresmacarrons (El Masnou, Barcelona)
  • Sala (Olost, Barcelona)
  • Els Brancs (Platja de Canyelles Petites, Girona)
  • Els Casals (Sagás, Barcelona)
  • L’Ó (Sant Fruitós de Bages, Barcelona)
  • Fogony (Sort, Lleida)
  • La Cuina de San Simon (Tossa de Mar, Girona)
  • L´Antic Molí (Ulldecona)
  • Les Moles (Tarragona)
  • Ca l’Enric (La Val de Vianya, Girona)
  • Villa Retiro (Xerta, Tarragona)

 

GALICIA

  • Yayo Daporta (Cambados, Pontevedra)
  • Alborada (La Coruña)
  • Árbore da Veira (A Coruña)
  • Culler de Pau (Pontevedra)
  • As Garzas (Malpica de Bergantiños, La Coruña)
  • Nova (Ourense)
  • Solla (Poio, Pontevedra)
  • Pepe Vieira Camiño da Serpe (Raxo, Pontevedra)
  • Retiro da Costiña (Santa Comba, La Coruña)
  • Casa Marcelo (Santiago)
  • Maruja Limón (Vigo)

 

LA RIOJA

  • NEW: Kiro Sushi (Logroño, La Rioja)
  • Venta Moncalvillo (Daroca de Rioja, La Rioja)

 

MADRID

  • NEW: La Candela Restò (Madrid)
  • NEW: Cebo (Madrid)
  • El Invernadero (Collado Mediano, Madrid)
  • Álbora (Madrid)
  • A´Barra (Madrid)
  • La Cabra (Madrid)
  • Gaytán (Madrid)
  • Kabuki (Madrid)
  • Kabuki Wellington (Madrid)
  • Lúa (Madrid)
  • Punto MX (Madrid)
  • Montia (Madrid)
  • Chirón (Valdemoro, Madrid)

 

NAVARRA

  • Europa (Pamplona)
  • Rodero (Pamplona)
  • El Molino de Urdániz (Urdaitz, Navarra)

 

VALENCIAN COMMUNITY

  • NEW: Sucede (Valencia)
  • NEW: Audrey´s by Rafa Soler (Calp, Alicante)
  • NEW: El Rodat (Xàbia)
  • Monastrell (Alacant)
  • Raúl Resino (Benicarló)
  • Casa Manolo (Valencia)
  • La Finca (Elche, Alicante)
  • Casa Pepa (Ondaira, Alicante)
  • Sents (Ontinyent)
  • El Poblet (Valencia)
  • Ricard Camarena (València)
  • Riff (Valencia)
  • Cal Paradís (Vall d´Alba, Castellón)

 

 PORTUGAL:

  • NEW: Gusto (Almancil, Portugal)
  • NEW: Vista (Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Portugal)
  • São Gabriel (Almancil, Portugal)
  • Henrique Leis (Almancil, Portugal)
  • Bon Bon (Carvoeiro, Portugal)
  • Willie´s (Quarteira, Portugal)
  • Pedro Lemos (Porto, Portugal)
  • Fortaleza do Guincho (Cascais, Portugal)
  • Eleven (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Feitoria (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Largo do Paço (Amarante, Portugal)
  • Casa de Chá da Boa Nova (Leça da Palmeira, Portugal)
  • Alma (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Loco (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Willian (Madeira/Funchal, Portugal)
  • L´And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal)
  • Antiqvvm (Porto, Portugal)
  • Lab by Sergi Arola (Sintra, Portugal)

 

Lost Michelin Stars   

As always it’s not all good news and 3 restaurants have lost their stars so will not appear in the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2018.

  •  Céleri, in Barcelona, was only awarded the Michelin 1 * for the 2017 guide but they are closed and due to relocate so the star has been removed.
  • A Estación, Cambre (A Coruña): Closed
  • Capritx, Terrasa (Barcelona): Closed

 

 

The Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2017 certainly sees Spain and Portugal shining  with Michelin Stars again!!

NEW for The Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2017 :

 1 NEW Michelin 3 Star Restaurant

7 NEW Michelin 2 Star Restaurants

22 NEW Michelin 1 Star Restaurants

A total of  203 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain and Portugal for 2017: 9 Michelin Three Star, 28 Michelin Two Star and 166 Michelin One Star.

Here’s the COMPLETE list for all Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain and Portugal for 2017:

Michelin 3* Restaurants in Spain 2017

  • NEW: Lasarte (Barcelona)
  • El Celler de Can Roca, Joan Roca (Girona)
  • Arzak,  Juan Mari Arzak (Guipúzcoa)
  • Akelarre, Pedro Subijana (Guipúzcoa)
  • Martín Berasategui,  Martín Berasategui (Guipúzcoa)
  • Sant Pau,  Carme Ruscalleda (Barcelona)
  • Diverxo, David Muñoz (Madrid)
  • Azurmendi, Eneko Atxa (Larrabetzu, Vizcaya)
  • Quique Dacosta, Quique Dacosta (Dénia, Alicante)

 

 

Michelin 2* Restaurants in Spain and Portugal for 2017 (NEW first and then by region)

  • NEW: L´Escaleta (Cocentaina, Alicante)
  • NEW: DSTAgE (Madrid)
  • NEW: Annua (San Vicente de la Barquera, Cantabria)
  • NEW: Cenador de Amós (Villaverde de Pontones, Cantabria)
  • NEW: BonAmb (Xàbia, Alicante)
  • NEW: Il Gallo d´Oro (Funchal, Madeira – Portugal)
  • NEW: The Yeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto – Portugal)

 

ANDALUCÍA

  • Aponiente (Cádiz)
  • Dani García (Málaga)

 

BALEARIC ISLES

  • Zaranda (Mallorca)

 

CANARY ISLES

  • M.B. by Martín Berasategui (Santa Cruz de Tenerife)

 

MADRID

  • Coque (Humanes, Madrid)
  • La Terraza del Casino (Madrid)
  • El Club Allard (Madrid)
  • Ramón Freixa (Madrid)
  • Santceloni (Madrid)

 

LA RIOJA

  • El Portal (La Rioja)

 

CATALONIA

  • Abac (Barcelona)
  • Miramar (Girona)
  • Les Cols (Girona)
  • Enoteca (Barcelona)
  • Moments (Barcelona)

 

BASQUE COUNTRY

  • Mugaritz (Guipuzcoa)

 

EXTREMADURA

  • Atrio (Cáceres)

 

ASTURIAS

  • Casa Marcial (Asturias)

 

PORTUGAL

  • Vila Joya (Albufeira, Portugal)
  • Ocean (Armaçao de Pêra, Portugal)
  • Belcanto (Lisboa, Portugal)

 

 

Michelin 1* Restaurants in Spain and Portugal 2017 (NEW first and then by region)

 

  • NEW: Céleri (Barcelona)
  • NEW: Xerta (Barcelona)
  • NEW: Ca l´Arpa (Banyoles)
  • NEW: La Boscana (Bellvís)
  • NEW: L´Antic Molí (Ulldecona)
  • NEW: A´Barra (Madrid)
  • NEW: Gaytán (Madrid)
  • NEW: El Invernadero (Collado Mediano, Madrid)
  • NEW: Raúl Resino (Benicarló)
  • NEW: Sents (Ontinyent)
  • NEW: Cobo Vintage (Burgos)
  • NEW: Noor (Córdoba)
  • NEW: Baluarte (Soria)
  • NEW: Adrián Quetglas (Palma)
  • NEW: Argos (Port de Pollença)
  • NEW: Casa de Chá da Boa Nova (Leça da Palmeira, Portugal)
  • NEW: Alma (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • NEW: Loco (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • NEW: William (Madeira/Funchal, Portugal)
  • NEW: L´And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal)
  • NEW: Antiqvvm (Porto, Portugal)
  • NEW: Lab by Sergi Arola (Sintra, Portugal)

 

ANDALUCÍA

  • Kabuki Raw (Casares, Málaga)
  • Sollo (Fuengirola, Málaga)
  • Messina (Marbella, Málaga)
  • Acanthum (Huelva)
  • José Carlos García (Málaga)
  • Choco (Córdoba)
  • El Lago (Marbella, Málaga)
  • La Costa (El Ejido, Almería)
  • Abantal (Sevilla)
  • Skina (Marbella, Málaga)
  • Alejandro (Almería)

 

ARAGÓN

  • La Prensa (Zaragoza)
  • Hospedería El Batán (Tramacastilla, Teruel)
  • Tatau Bistro (Huesca)
  • Lillas Pastia (Huesca)
  • Las Torres (Huesca)

 

ASTURIAS

  • El Corral del Indianu (Arriondas, Asturias)
  • Auga (Gijón)
  • La Salgar (Gijón)
  • El Retiro (Asturias)
  • Casa Gerardo (Prendes, Asturias)
  • Real Balneario (Salinas, Asturias)
  • Arbidel (Asturias)

 

BALEARIC ISLES

  • Can Dani (Formentera)
  • Jardín (Port d’Alcúdia, Mallorca)
  • Es Molí d’en Bou (Sa Coma, Mallorca)
  • Andreu Genestra (Mallorca)
  • Es Racó d’es Teix (Deiá, Mallorca)
  • Simply Fosh (Mallorca)
  • Es Fum (Palmanova, Mallorca)

 

CANARY ISLES

  • El Rincón de Juan Carlos (Los Gigantes, Tenerife)
  • Kabuki (Guía de Isora, Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
  • Kazan (Tenerife)

 

CANTABRIA

  • El Nuevo Molino (Puente Arce, Santander)
  • Solana (Ampuero, Cantabria)
  • El Serbal (Santander)

 

CASTILLA LA MANCHA

  • Tierra (Toledo)
  • El Bohío (Illescas, Toledo)
  • Maralba (Almansa, Albacete)
  • Las Rejas (Las Pedroñeras, Cuenca)
  • El Carmen de Montesión (Toledo)

 

CASTILLA + LEÓN

  • Villena (Segovia)
  • Refectorio (Valladolid)
  • La Lobita (Soria)
  • La Botica (Valladolid)
  • El Ermitaño (Benavente, Zamora)
  • Cocinandos (León)
  • Víctor Gutiérrez (Salamanca)

 

CATALONIA

  • Disfrutar (Barcelona)
  • Hoja Santa (Barcelona)
  • Tresmacarrons (El Masnou, Barcelona)
  • Emporium (Castelló d’Empuries, Girona)
  • Alkimia (Barcelona)
  • Caelis (Barcelona)
  • Cinc Sentits (Barcelona)
  • Dos Cielos (Barcelona)
  • Gaig (Barcelona
  • Hisop (Barcelona)
  • Hofmann (Barcelona)
  • Fonda Sala (Olost, Barcelona)
  • Moo (Barcelona)
  • Via Veneto (Barcelona)
  • Els Casals (Sagás, Barcelona)
  • L’Angle (Barcelona).
  • Capritx (Tarrasa, Barcelona)
  • Estany Clar (Cercs, Barcelona)
  • Can Jubany (Calldetenes, Barcelona)
  • La Cuina de San Simon (Tossa de Mar, Girona)
  • Ca L’Enric (La Val de Vianya, Girona)
  • Bo.Tic (Corsà, Girona)
  • Massana (Girona)
  • La Fonda Xesc (Gombrén, Girona)
  • Els Tinars Llagostera, Girona)
  • Torreo de L’India Xerta, Tarragona)
  • Rincón de Diego (Cambrils, Tarragona)
  • Can Bosch (Cambrils, Tarragona)
  • Les Magnòlies (Arbúcies, Girona)
  • Dos Palillos (Barcelona)
  • Koy Shunka (Barcelona)
  • Lluerna (Santa Coloma de Gramanet, Barcelona)
  • Nectari (Barcelona)
  • Pakta (Barcelona)
  • Fogony (Sort, Lleida)
  • Les Moles (Tarragona)
  • Tickets (Barcelona)
  • L’Ó (Sant Fruitós de Bages, Barcelona)
  • Casamar (Llafranc, Girona)
  • Els Brancs (Platja de Canyelles Petites, Girona)
  • Malena (Lleida)

 

GALICIA

  • Casa Marcelo (Santiago)
  • Nova (Ourense)
  • Yayo Daporta (Cambados, Pontevedra)
  • A Estación (Cambre, La Coruña)
  • Alborada (La Coruña)
  • As Garzas (Malpica de Bergantiños, La Coruña)
  • Retiro da Costiña (Santa Comba, La Coruña)
  • Árbore da Veira (A Coruña)
  • Solla (Poio, Pontevedra)
  • Pepe Vieira Camiño da Serpe (Raxo, Pontevedra)
  • Maruja Limón (Vigo)
  • Culler de Pau (Pontevedra)
  • Silabario (Tui, Pontevedra)

 

MADRID

  • Lúa (Madrid)
  • La Cabra (Madrid)
  • Álbora (Madrid)
  • Punto MX (Madrid)
  • Montia (Madrid)
  • Chirón (Valdemoro, Madrid)
  • Casa José  (Aranjuez, Madrid)
  • Kabuki (Madrid)
  • Kabuki Wellington (Madrid)

 

MURCIA

  • Cabaña Buenavista (Murcia)

 

NAVARRA

  • Europa (Pamplona)
  • Rodero (Pamplona)
  • El Molino de Urdániz (Urdaitz, Navarra)

 

BASQUE COUNTRY

  • Zarate (Bilbao)
  • Elkano (Guipúzcoa)
  • Boroa (Amorebieta, Vizcaya)
  • Etxebarri (Axpe, Vizcaya)
  • Etxanobe (Bilbao)
  • Nerua (Bilbao,Vizcaya)
  • Mina (Bilbao, Vizcaya)
  • Zortziko (Bilbao)
  • Kokotxa (San Sebastián)
  • Mirador de Ulía (San Sebastián)
  • Alameda (Fuenterrabía, Guipúzcoa)
  • Andra Mari (Galdácano, Vizcaya)
  • Zuberoa (Oyarzun, Guipúzcoa)
  • Zaldarián (Vitoria)
  • Marqués de Riscal (Elciego, Álava)

 

LA RIOJA

  • Venta Moncalvillo (Daroca de Rioja, La Rioja)

 

VALENCIAN COMMUNITY

  • Casa Manolo (Valencia)
  • Riff (Valencia)
  • Monastrell (Alacant)
  • La Sucursal (Valencia)
  • La Finca (Elche, Alicante)
  • El Poblet (Valencia)
  • Ricard Camarena (València)
  • Cal Paradís (Castelló)
  • Casa Pepa (Ondaira, Alicante)

 

PORTUGAL

  • São Gabriel (Almancil, Portugal)
  • Henrique Leis (Alamcil, Portugal)
  • Bon Bon (Carvoeiro, Portugal)
  • Willie´s (Quarteira, Portugal)
  • Fortaleza do Guincho (Cascais, Portugal)
  • Eleven (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Feitoria (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Largo do Paço (Amarante, Portugal)

Michelin 2016 Spain & Portugal RESULTS ARE IN 

The yearlong wait is over –  The NEW MICHELIN Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 was officially presented earlier this evening LIVE from Galicia. So ……  what’s new? What’s HOT ? (What’s NOT?) Here’s the lowdown from Santiago de Compostela:

This year just 16 NEW Michelin Stars were awarded to Spain! 

* * *  NO  NEW Michelin 3 Star Restaurant in Spain 2016 * * *

We were rooting for Mugaritz and ABaC to be promoted to the Michelin 3 Star elite status but unfortunately for another year it is just not to be! So, no new Michelin 3 star restaurants in Spain will appear in the New Michelin Guide to Spain and Portugal for 2016.

However, all eight of last year’s Michelin 3 Star Restaurants in Spain retained their magnificent status to head the list of the “crème de la crème” for another year!

The 8 Wonders of Spain – Michelin 3* restaurants 2016 (in alphabetical order)

Akelarre. Pedro Subijana (Guipúzcoa)

Arzak. Juan Mari Arzak (Guipúzcoa)

Azurmendi. Eneko Atxa (Vizcaya)

DiverXO. David Muñoz (Madrid)

El Celler de Can Roca. Joan Roca (Girona) – Current World’s Number One Restaurant !!!

Martín Berasategui.  (Guipúzcoa)

Quique Dacosta. (Alicante)

Sant Pau. Carme Ruscalleda (Barcelona province)

 

* *  TWO NEW Michelin 2 Star Restaurants in Spain 2016 * *

  • Zaranda (Mallorca / Es Capdellà)
  • Coque (Humanes de Madrid)

 

No previous Michelin 2 star restaurants lost any stars so this brings the total of Michelin 2 Star Restaurants in Spain for 2016 to 20

 

*  14 NEW Michelin 1 Star Restaurants in Spain 2016 * 

Kabuki Raw (Casares, Málaga)

Sollo (Fuengirola, Málaga)

Messina (Marbella)

Acanthum (Huelva)

Disfrutar (Barcelona)

Hoja Santa (Barcelona)

Tresmacarrons (El Masnou, Barcelona)

Emporium (Castelló d’Empúries, Girona)

El Ermitaño (Benavente, Zamora)

Villena (Segovia)

El Rincón de Juan Carlos (Los Gigantes, Tenerife)

Zarate (Bilbao)

Lúa (Madrid)

Casa Marcelo (Santiago de Compostela)

Congratulations to all our wonderful Michelin Star Chefs!

 

But it’s not all good news – 9 Michelin 1 Star Restaurants from 2015 lost their star:

Ca L’ Arpa (Banyoles, Girona)

Comerç 24 (Barcelona) – due to closure

Manairó (Barcelona)

Neichel (Barcelona) – due to closure

Aizian (Bilbao)

Casa Alfonso (Dehesa de Campoamor, Alicante)

Miramón Arbelaitz (San Sebastián) – due to closure

La Casa del Carmen (Olías del Rey, Toledo)

Vertical (H.C. Aqua 4) (Valencia)

 

And over in Portugal? Our neighbors gained just 1 Michelin One Star restaurant with Bon Bon, in Carvoeiro (Faro) with the presentation of the NEW MICHELIN Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 but lost one with L’And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo).

 

And, here’s the FULL COMPLETE LIST of MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS in SPAIN and PORTUGAL 2016

Michelin Date for your diary!!!  The Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal 2016 will be presented on November 25th 2015 from Santiago de Compostela in Spain.  Here’s a recap of what happened last year in Portugal:

For 2015, the Michelin Guide to Spain & Portugal added two new Michelin starred restaurants in Portugal to the distinguished list of gastronomic excellence, and promoted another to Michelin two-star status.  

 

For 2015, the “Belcanto” in Lisbon, from the popular chef José Avillez, was promoted to Michelin 2 Star Restaurant status.

Curiously Belcanto is the first restaurant in Lisbon to be distinguished with two Michelin stars and José Avillez is the first Portuguese chef to obtain this honor in Portugal.

New on the Michelin Restaurant list for 2015 is Pedro Lemos, Executive Chef for his namesake restaurant in the Foz do Douro area of Porto, and, São Gabriel in Almancil, Algarve, by Chef Leonel Pereira, regained its Michelin star after a one-year absence.

In total Portugal currently holds 17 Michelin stars by 14 chefs, spread all across the country.

It will be great to see some more Michelin Stars shining in Portugal for 2016 so good luck chefs :-)

 

All Michelin Starred Restaurants in Portugal 2015 COMPLETE LIST:

 

Michelin 2 Star Restaurants in Portugal :

– Ocean (Armação de Pêra), Hans Neuner

– Vila Joya (Albufeira), Dieter Koschina

– Belcanto (Lisboa), José Avillez – NEW

 

Michelin 1 Star Restaurants in Portugal:

– Casa da Calçada (Amarante), Vítor Matos

– Eleven (Lisboa), Joachim Koerper

– Feitoria (Lisboa), João Rodrigues

– Fortaleza do Guincho (Cascais), Vincent Farges

– Henrique Leis (Almancil), Henrique Leis

– Il Gallo d’Oro (Funchal), Benoît Sinthon

– L’And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo), Miguel Laffan

– Pedro Lemos (Porto), Pedro Lemos – NEW

– São Gabriel (Almancil), Leonel Pereira – NEW

– Willie’s (Vilamoura), Willie Wurger

– Yeatman (Vila Nova de Gaia), Ricardo Costa

 

The Spanish Michelin Stars and the FULL LIST of Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain 2015 

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November 25th 2015 – a date for your diary!!!!

The Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 will be officially presented on November 25th 2015, and this year the awards ceremony will be presented from Galicia.  UPDATE: FULL COMPLETE LIST of MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS in SPAIN and PORTUGAL 2016

Last year, the Michelin Guide Spain & Portugal 2015, detailing the Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain and Portugal for 2015, was presented from Marbella. This year the Michelin tires drive North and to Santiago de Compostela where the NEW Michelin guide Spain & Portugal 2016 will be unveiled.

The prestigious awards ceremony, for the new edition of the MICHELIN guide Spain & Portugal 2016, will be presented from the Parador Hostal dos Reis Católicos in Santiago de Compostela.

 

Michelin starred restaurants Spain 2015:

Last year just 20 NEW Michelin stars were awarded to Spain with Aponiente – Angel León – being the highest achiever as a NEW Michelin 2 star restaurant for Spain 2015. No new Michelin 3 star restaurant was awarded but the 8 wonders in the Michelin 3 star category did hold on to their stars. 19 NEW Michelin 1 star restaurants in Spain appeared for the 2015 prestigious “Red Guide”.

Here is the FULL LIST Michelin Starred Restaurants Spain 2015

And here’s what happened over in Portugal last year as well as the FULL LIST of Michelin Starred Restaurants in Portugal .

 

Michelin starred restaurants Spain 2016?:  TBC !!!!

Will Mugaritz (currently No 6 on the World’s Best 50 Restaurants List) finally achieve a 3rd Michelin star?

Will one, or more, of Barcelona city’s Michelin 2 star restaurants achieve Michelin 3 star status so that the city can finally boast a Tri-Star Michelin Restaurant?

Is Angel León on a roll to keep climbing and achieve another Michelin star for 2016?

 

All will be revealed on November 25th 2015 when the Michelin Guide Spain & Portugal 2016 will be officially presented – from here at Gourmand Breaks we’ll keep you informed :-)

 

We are delighted to announce the NEW MICHELIN Guide Spain and Portugal 2015 results!

There was a great celebration tonight in Marbella, at the Hotel Los Monteros, following the announcement of the results for the New Spain and Portugal Michelin Guide 2015.  With the NEW, hot off the grill, results for the Michelin Guide for Spain 2015, the country is certainly sparkling for yet another a year !!!!!

This year a mighty TWENTY new Michelin Stars were awarded to Spain!

  * * *  NO  NEW Michelin 3 Star Restaurant in Spain 2015 * * *

Strange, but true! No new Michelin 3 star restaurants will appear in the Michelin Guide to Spain and Portugal for 2015. However, all eight of last years Michelin 3 Star Restaurants in Spain retained their magnificent status to head the list of the “crème de la crème” for yet another year!

The 8 Wonders of Spain – Michelin 3* restaurants 2015 (in alphabetical order)

Akelarre Michelin 3*Restaurant. Pedro Subijana (Guipúzcoa)

Arzak Michelin 3*Restaurant. Juan Mari Arzak (Guipúzcoa)

Azurmendi Michelin 3*Restaurant . Eneko Atxa (Vizcaya)

DiverXO Michelin 3*Restaurant . David Muñoz (Madrid)

El Celler de Can Roca Michelin 3*Restaurant . Joan Roca (Girona)

Martín Berasategui Michelin 3*Restaurant. (Guipúzcoa)

Quique Dacosta Michelin 3*Restaurant. (Alicante)

Sant Pau Michelin 3*Restaurant. Carme Ruscalleda (Barcelona province)

 * *  ONE NEW Michelin 2 Star Restaurant in Spain 2015 * *

ONLY one new Michelin 2 star restaurant in Spain announced by the Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2015:

Aponiente –  Angel León in El Puerto de Santa Maria, Cádiz

 *  19 NEW Michelin 1 Star Restaurants in Spain 2015 *  

Mugaritz !!!  A regular deception in the Michelin Guide for Spain over recent years! Every year we all hope that the great 2 Michelin starred Basque restaurant, Mugaritz, will be promoted (after all it has been a World Top 10 restaurant since 2006 and is currently rated 6th Best Restaurant in the World by Restaurant Magazine).  No exception this year! Mugaritz restaurant did not receive a well deserved 3rd Michelin star.

Barcelona city, yet again,  fails to receive that 3rd Michelin star, to be able to boast about a TriStar restaurant.  However, the city does maintain its fabulous four Michelin 2 star restaurants: ABaC (Jordi Cruz), Enoteca (Paco Pérez), Lasarte (Martín Berasategui) and Moments (Raül Balam), and numerous Michelin 1 star restaurants.

 

Congratulations to our wonderful Spanish Michelin Star Chefs!

 

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Michelin Guide Spain 2014

Michelin Star Restaurants are rife in Spain, maybe due to the SuperChef boom, the fantastic array of good local produce, the great wines or the wonderful climate that provides relaxation and inspiration.  Whatever the reason, as the Michelin stars shine brightly, in this vast country,  Good Food and Wine can be enjoyed at any price!

After the presentation of the 2014 Spain and Portugal Michelin Guide, last November, Spain now holds:

8 Michelin 3 star restaurants “exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey”

17 Michelin 2 star restaurants  “excellent cooking, worth a detour”

and, well over 100 Michelin 1 star restaurants “a very good restaurant in its category, a good place to stop on your journey”.

Following on with our Blog trilogy of Michelin star restaurants in Spain for 2014, the last, and by no means least list,  is of the 1 star Michelin restaurants in Spain.  There are a LOT! so it may be easier to find a restaurant by it’s town locality….

Therefore, here is the full  list of Michelin 1 star restaurants in Spain (in alphabetical town order) for 2014 :

TOWN/CITY

PROVINCE

RESTAURANT NAME

AlacantAlacantMonastrell
AlmansaAlbaceteMaralba
Amorebieta / BoroaVizcayaBoroa
Ampuero / La Bien AparecidaCantabriaSolana
AnglèsGironaL’Aliança d’Anglès
AranjuezMadridCasa José
AranjuezMadridDelacalle
ArbúciesGironaLes Magnòlies
ArriondasAsturiasEl Corral del Indianu
AxpeVizcayaEtxebarri
BanyolesGironaCa l’Arpa
BarcelonaBarcelonaAlkimia
BarcelonaBarcelonaL’Angle
Barcelona / Santa Coloma de GramenetBarcelonaLluerna
BarcelonaBarcelonaCaelis
BarcelonaBarcelonaCinc Sentits
BarcelonaBarcelonaComerç 24
BarcelonaBarcelona41º
BarcelonaBarcelonaDos Cielos
BarcelonaBarcelonaDos Palillos
BarcelonaBarcelonaGaig
BarcelonaBarcelonaHisop
BarcelonaBarcelonaHofmann
BarcelonaBarcelonaKoy Shunka
BarcelonaBarcelonaManairó
BarcelonaBarcelonaNectari
BarcelonaBarcelonaNeichel
BarcelonaBarcelonaRoca Moo
BarcelonaBarcelonaSaüc
BarcelonaBarcelonaTickets
BarcelonaBarcelonaVia Veneto
BilbaoVizcayaEtxanobe
BilbaoVizcayaMina
BilbaoVizcayaNerua
BilbaoVizcayaZortziko
CalldetenesBarcelonaCan Jubany
CambadosPontevedraYayo Daporta
CambreA CoruñaA Estación
CambrilsTarragonaCan Bosch
CambrilsTarragonaRincón de Diego
es Capdellà (Mallorca)Illes BalearsZaranda
Castelló d’EmpúriesGironaLa Llar
CercsBarcelonaEstany Clar
CocentainaAlacantL’Escaleta
Sa Coma (Mallorca)Illes BalearsEs Molí d’En Bou
CorçàGironaBo.Tic
CórdobaCórdobaChoco
A CoruñaA CoruñaAlborada
A CoruñaA CoruñaÁrbore da Veira
CuencaCuencaArs Natura
Daroca de RiojaLa RiojaVenta Moncalvillo
Dehesa de CampoamorAlacantCasa Alfonso
Deià (Mallorca)Illes BalearsEs Racó d’Es Teix
Donostia-San SebastiánGuipúzcoaKokotxa
Donostia-San SebastiánGuipúzcoaMirador de Ulía
Donostia-San SebastiánGuipúzcoaMiramón Arbelaitz
El EjidoAlmeríaLa Costa
ElciegoÁlavaMarqués de Riscal
Elx / ElcheAlacantLa Finca
FigueresGironaMas Pau
Fontanars dels AlforinsValènciaJulio
GaldakaoVizcayaAndra Mari
GijónAsturiasAuga
GijónAsturiasLa Salgar
GimenellsLleidaMalena
GironaGironaMassana
GombrènGironaLa Fonda Xesc
O Grove / ReboredoPontevedraCuller de Pau
Guía de Isora (Tenerife)Sta. Cruz de TenerifeKabuki
HondarribiaGuipúzcoaAlameda
HuescaHuescaLillas Pastia
HuescaHuescaLas Torres
Humanes de MadridMadridCoque
IllescasToledoEl Bohío
Iruña / PamplonaNavarraEuropa
Iruña / PamplonaNavarraRodero
LeónLeónCocinandos
LlafrancGironaCasamar
LlagosteraGironaEls Tinars
MadridMadridKabuki
MadridMadridKabuki Wellington
MadridMadridZalacain
MálagaMálagaJosé Carlos García
Malpica de Bergantiños / Porto BarizoA CoruñaAs Garzas
MarbellaMálagaEl Lago
MarbellaMálagaSkina
MatapozuelosValladolidLa Botica
Murcia / El PalmarMurciaLa Cabaña de la Finca Buenavista 
OiartzunGuipúzcoaZuberoa
Olías del ReyToledoLa Casa del Carmen
OlostBarcelonaSala
OndaraAlacantCasa Pepa
Palmanova (Mallorca)Illes BalearsEs Fum
Las PedroñerasCuencaLas Rejas
Pontevedra / San Salvador de PoioPontevedraSolla
Port d’Alcudia (Mallorca)Illes BalearsJardín
PrendesAsturiasCasa Gerardo
Puente ArceCantabriaEl Nuevo Molino
El Puerto de Santa MaríaCádizAponiente
RaxoPontevedraPepe Vieira
RibadesellaAsturiasArbidel
Roquetas de MarAlmeríaAlejandro
Roses / Playa de Canyelles PetitesGironaEls Brancs
SagàsBarcelonaEls Casals
SalamancaSalamancaVíctor Gutiérrez
SalinasAsturiasReal Balneario
San Vicente de la BarqueraCantabriaAnnua
Sant Fruitós de BagesBarcelonaL’Ó
Santa CombaA CoruñaRetiro da Costiña
SantanderCantabriaEl Serbal
SevillaSevillaAbantal
SortLleidaFogony
Terrassa / TarrasaBarcelonaCapritx
Torrico / ValdepalaciosToledoTierra
Tossa de MarGironaLa Cuina de Can Simon
TramacastillaTeruelHospedería El Batán
TuiPontevedraSilabario
UlldeconaTarragonaLes Moles
UrdaitzNavarraEl Molino de Urdániz
ValdemoroMadridChirón
ValènciaValènciaEl Poblet
ValènciaValènciaRicard Camarena
ValènciaValènciaRiff
ValènciaValènciaLa Sucursal
ValènciaValènciaVertical
Vall d’AlbaCastellónCal Paradís
La Vall de BianyaGironaCa l’Enric
VigoPontevedraMaruja Limón
Villaverde de PontonesCantabriaCenador de Amós
Vitoria-GasteizÁlavaZaldiarán
Xàbia / JáveaAlacantBonAmb
XertaTarragonaTorreo de l’India
ZaragozaZaragozaBal d’Onsera
ZaragozaZaragozaLa Prensa

 

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