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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 wait is over, the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2017 has been presented this evening, and what a night  !!!!!

Mas Marroch in Girona, at the hands of the famed Roca Brothers, certainly cooked up a wonderful Michelin starred event that left Spain and Portugal sparkling with Michelin stars once again !!! This year an amazing 30 NEW Michelin Stars were awarded for the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2017 !!

A NEW MICHELIN 3* RESTAURANT for the Michelin Guide to Spain and Portugal 2017 joins the elite 8  (the last addition in this category was in the 2014 Michelin Spain and Portugal Restaurant guide, when DiverXO, Madrid, received the 3rd star)

MARTIN BERASATEGUI finally gets the 3rd Michelin star for Barcelona city with LASARTE !!  Congratulations :-)

Martin Berasategui

Michelin 3* Restaurant Lasarte, Barcelona , opened in 2006 and by 2009 was already awarded the 2nd Michelin star. This elegant and intimate fine dining restaurant takes it’s name from the town where Martín Berasategui opened his first restaurant and is located in the Hotel Condes, Barcelona. Martín Berasategui now holds a whopping total of 8 Michelin Stars, with TWO  restaurants at the top with Michelin 3* !!!

NINE MICHELIN 3 * Restaurants in Spain  2017;

  • Akelare,  Pedro Subijana (San Sebastián – Guipúzcoa)
  • Arzak, Juan Mari y Elena Arzak (San Sebastián – Guipúzcoa)
  • Azurmendi, Eneko Atxa (Larrabetzu – Vizcaya)
  • Martín Berasategui, Martín Berasategui (Lasarte – Oria – Guipúzcoa)
  • El Celler de Can Roca,  Roca Brothers (Girona)
  • Quique Dacosta, Quique Dacosta (Dénia – Alicante)
  • Sant Pau, Carme Ruscalleda (Sant Pol de Mar – Barcelona)
  • DiverXO, David Muñoz (Madrid)
  • Lasarte, Martín Berasategui y Paolo Casagrande (Barcelona)

 

But, apart from 1 NEW Michelin 3 Starred Restaurant in Spain, what else happened for the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2017:

** 7  NEW Michelin Two Star Restaurants were awarded for the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2017:

In Spain

  • L’Escaleta , Kiko Moya (Cocentaina – Alicante)
  • DSTAgE,  Diego Guerrero (Madrid)
  • Annua, Óscar Calleja (San Vicente de la Barquera – Cantabria)
  • Cenador de Amós,  Jesús Sánchez (Villaverde de Pontones – Cantabria)
  • BonAmb,  Alberto Ferruz (Xábia – Alicante)

 

In Portugal

  • Il Gallo d’Oro, Benoit Sinthon (Funchal – Madeira)
  • The Yeatman, Ricardo Costa (Vila Nova de Gaia – Porto)

 

* 22 NEW Michelin One Star Restaurants were awarded for the Michelin Guide for Spain and Portugal 2017: 

Cataluña, Spain

  • Céleri, Xavier Pellicer (Barcelona)
  • Xerta,  Fran López (Barcelona)
  • L’Antic Molí, Vicent Guimerà (Ulldecona – Tarragona)
  • Ca l’Arpa, Pere Arpa (Banyoles – Girona)
  • La Boscana, Joël Castanyé (Bellvís – Lleida)

 

Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

  • Raúl Resino, Raúl Resino (Benicarló – Castellón)
  • Sents, Santiago Prieto (Ontinyent – Alicante)

 

Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

  • A’Barra, Juan Antonio Medina (Madrid)
  • Gaytán, Javier Aranda (Madrid)
  • El Invernadero, Rodrigo de la Calle (Collado Mediano – Madrid)

 

Other Autonomous Communities, Spain

  • Noor, Paco Morales (Córdoba)
  • Cobo Vintage, Miguel Cobo (Burgos)
  • Baluarte, Óscar García (Soria)
  • Adrián Quetglas, Adrián Quetglas (Palma de Mallorca)
  • Argos, Álvaro Salazar (Port Pollença – Mallorca)

 

Portugal

  • Casa de Chá da Boa Nova (Leça da Palmeira)
  • Alma (Lisboa)
  • Loco (Lisboa)
  • William (Madeira/Funchal)
  • L’And Vineyards (Montemor-o-Novo)
  • Antiqvvm (Porto)
  • Lab by Sergi Arola (Sintra)

 

 

 

Here’s the complete FULL LIST of the 203 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain and Portugal 2017

 

Experience Michelin starred Restaurant dining opportunities in Spain and Portugal on one of our Private Food, Wine and Cultural Tours. Contact us for your personalized quote.

Our Michelin Restaurants in Spain by Region Blog Series ends with the final 4 Autonomous Communities of Spain. We’ve covered Catalonia, The Basque Country, Andalucia, Galicia, Asturias, Balearics, Castile-Leon, Aragon, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Canary Isles and the Communities of Valencia and Madrid (you’ll find the links below).

With a whopping total of 174 Michelin starred restaurants in all of Spain for 2016, the New Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 offers Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain from North to South and from East to West. So, wherever you are headed in the country you’ll find Michelin dining that can be enjoyed on one of our Private Food, Wine and Cultural Tours :-)  Here are the final 4 communities of Navarra, La Rioja, Extremadura and Murcia:

 

Atrio dish

3 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN NAVARRA, SPAIN – All of which are are Michelin One Star Restaurants:

Iruña  – Europa *

Iruña – Rodero *

Urdaitz  – El Molino de Urdániz *

 

2 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN LA RIOJA, SPAIN – 1 of which is a Michelin Two Star Restaurant and the other a Michelin One Star Restaurant:

Ezcaray – El Portal **

Daroca de Rioja  – Venta Moncalvillo *

 

1 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANT IN EXTREMADURA, SPAIN – which is a Michelin Two Star Restaurant:

Cáceres  – Atrio **

 

1 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANT IN THE REGION OF MURCIA, SPAIN – which is a Michelin One Star Restaurant:

Murcia / El Palmar  – Cabaña Buenavista *

 

el portal

 

More Michelin Starred Restaurants 2016 reading:

COMPLETE LIST MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS 2016

50 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Catalonia, Spain

20 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Basque Country, Spain

17 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Madrid, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Andalucia, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Galicia, Spain

12 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Valencia, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Asturias, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Balearic Isles, Spain

7 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Castile and Leon, Spain

5 Michelin Starred Restaurants each in Aragon, Cantabria and Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

4 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Canary Isles, Spain

With over 170 Michelin starred restaurants in all of Spain for 2016, the New Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 offers Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain from North to South or from East to West. We’re breaking the list down into autonomous communities so you’ve got a handy reference for the area that you are going to !!

Wherever you are headed in the country  you’ll find Michelin dining that can be enjoyed on one of our Private Food, Wine and Cultural Tours :-) We’ve already covered Catalonia, The Basque Country, Andalucia, Galicia, Asturias, Balearics, Castile-Leon, Aragon, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha and the Communities of Valencia and Madrid. Next up:

In the Canary Islands you will find a great 4 Michelin Starred Restaurants – 1 of which is a Michelin Two Star Restaurant and 3 are Michelin One Star Restaurants:

MB

 

4 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN THE CANARY ISLES, SPAIN

Tenerife / Guía de Isora  – M.B. **

Tenerife / Guía de Isora  – Kabuki *

Tenerife / Los Gigantes  – El Rincón de Juan Carlos * NEW

Tenerife / Santa Cruz de Tenerife – Kazan *

MB dish

 

More Michelin Starred Restaurants 2016 reading:

COMPLETE LIST MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS 2016

50 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Catalonia, Spain

20 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Basque Country, Spain

17 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Madrid, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Andalucia, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Galicia, Spain

12 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Valencia, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Asturias, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Balearic Isles, Spain

7 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Castile and Leon, Spain

5 Michelin Starred Restaurants each in Aragon, Cantabria and Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

With over 170 Michelin starred restaurants in all of Spain for 2016, the New Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 offers Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain from North to South and from East to West. We’re breaking the list down into autonomous communities so you’ve got a handy reference for the area that you are going to !!

Wherever you are headed in the country  you’ll find Michelin dining that can be enjoyed on one of our Private Food, Wine and Cultural Tours :-) We’ve already covered Catalonia, The Basque Country, Andalucia, Galicia, Asturias, Balearics, Castile-Leon and the Communities of Valencia and Madrid. Next up:

In each of the Autonomous Communities of Aragon, Cantabria and Castilla-La Mancha you will find a great 5 Michelin Starred Restaurants – All of which are Michelin One Star Restaurants:

las Torres dish

5 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN ARAGON, SPAIN

Huesca – Lillas Pastia *

Huesca – Tatau Bistro *

Huesca – Las Torres *

Tramacastilla – Hospedería El Batán *

Zaragoza  – La Prensa *

 

5 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN CANTABRIA, SPAIN

Ampuero / La Bien Aparecida  – Solana *

Puente Arce  – El Nuevo Molino *

San Vicente de la Barquera  – Annua *

Santander  – El Serbal *

Villaverde de Pontones  – Cenador de Amós *

 

5 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN CASTILLA-LA MANCHA, SPAIN

Almansa  – Maralba *

Illescas  – El Bohío *

Las Pedroñeras  – Las Rejas *

Toledo  – El Carmen de Montesión *

Torrico / Valdepalacios  – Tierra *

 

Annua

 

More Michelin Starred Restaurants 2016 reading:

COMPLETE LIST MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS 2016

50 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Catalonia, Spain

20 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Basque Country, Spain

17 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Madrid, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Andalucia, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Galicia, Spain

12 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Valencia, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Asturias, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Balearic Isles, Spain

7 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Castile and Leon, Spain

With over 170 Michelin starred restaurants in all of Spain for 2016, the New Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 offers Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain from North to South or from East to West. We’re breaking the list down into autonomous communities so you’ve got a handy reference for the area that you are going to !!

Wherever you are headed in the country  you’ll find Michelin dining that can be enjoyed on one of our Private Food, Wine and Cultural Tours :-) We’ve already covered Catalonia, The Basque Country, Andalucia, Galicia, Asturias, Balearics and the Communities of Valencia and Madrid. Next up:

In Castile-Leon you will find a great 7 Michelin Starred Restaurants – All 7 of which are Michelin One Star Restaurants:

 

Ermitaño Dish

7 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN CASTILE-LEON, SPAIN

Benavente – El Ermitaño * NEW
León – Cocinandos *
Matapozuelos – La Botica *
Navaleno – La Lobita *
Salamanca – Víctor Gutiérrez *
Sardón de Duero – Refectorio *
Segovia – Villena * NEW

Victor Gutierrez Restaurante

 

More Michelin Starred Restaurants 2016 reading:

COMPLETE LIST MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS 2016

50 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Catalonia, Spain

20 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Basque Country, Spain

17 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Madrid, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Andalucia, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Galicia, Spain

12 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Valencia, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Asturias, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurats in The Balearic Isles, Spain

With over 170 Michelin starred restaurants in all of Spain for 2016, the New Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 offers Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain from North to South or from East to West. We’re breaking the list down into autonomous communities so you’ve got a handy reference for the area that you are going to !!

Wherever you are headed in the country  you’ll find Michelin dining that can be enjoyed on one of our Private Food, Wine and Cultural Tours :-) We’ve already covered Catalonia, The Basque Country, Andalucia, Galicia, Asturias and the Communities of Valencia and Madrid. Next up:

In The Balearic Isles you will find a great 8 Michelin Starred Restaurants – 1 of which is a Michelin Two Star Restaurant and 7 are Michelin One Star Restaurants:

 

Zaranda Dish

8 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN  THE BALEARIC ISLES, SPAIN

Mallorca / Es Capdellà – Zaranda ** NEW (2nd Star)
Mallorca / Capdepera – Andreu Genestra *
Mallorca / Sa Coma – Es Molí d’En Bou *
Mallorca / Deià – Es Racó d’Es Teix *
Mallorca / Palma – Simply Fosh *
Mallorca / Palmanova – Es Fum *
Mallorca / Port d’Alcudia – Jardín *
Formentera / Sant Ferran de ses Roques – Can Dani *

 

Simply Fosh

 

More Michelin Starred Restaurants 2016 reading:

COMPLETE LIST MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS 2016

50 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Catalonia, Spain

20 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Basque Country, Spain

17 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Madrid, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Andalucia, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Galicia, Spain

12 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Valencia, Spain

8 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Asturias, Spain

With over 170 Michelin starred restaurants in all of Spain for 2016, the New Michelin Guide Spain and Portugal 2016 offers Michelin Starred Restaurants in Spain from North to South or from East to West. We’re breaking the list down into autonomous communities so you’ve got a handy reference for the area that you are going to !!

Wherever you are headed in the country  you’ll find Michelin dining that can be enjoyed on one of our Private Food, Wine and Cultural Tours :-)

In Asturias you will find a great 8 Michelin Starred Restaurants – 1 of which is a Michelin Two Star Restaurant and 7 are Michelin One Star Restaurants:

Casa Marcial dish

 

8 MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANTS IN ASTURIAS, SPAIN

Arriondas – Casa Marcial **
Arriondas – El Corral del Indianu *
Gijón – Auga *
Gijón – La Salgar *
Llanes / Pancar – El Retiro *
Prendes – Casa Gerardo *
Ribadesella – Arbidel *
Salinas – Real Balneario *

Auga restaurante

More Michelin Starred Restaurants 2016 reading:

COMPLETE LIST MICHELIN STARRED RESTAURANTS 2016

50 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Catalonia, Spain

20 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Basque Country, Spain

17 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Madrid, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Andalucia, Spain

13 Michelin Starred Restaurants in Galicia, Spain

12 Michelin Starred Restaurants in The Community of Valencia, Spain