José Avillez

José Avillez is considered a reference in Portuguese gastronomy and has stood out for his entrepreneurial spirit and drive to go further.

Portuguese and a chef, José Avillez’ mission is to promote Portuguese gastronomy and contribute to making Portugal a top gastronomic destination.

He has several restaurants in Portugal (Lisbon, Cascais and Porto) and Dubai, each with its own concept, but all expressing his passion for cuisine.

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Accoladed with two Michelin stars. Considered one of the 50 best restaurants in the world by the prestigious “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants”.


Distinguished with one Michelin star, it serves a unique tasting menu, 100% vegetarian.


Located in Guincho, overlooking the ocean, it offers the best Portuguese fish and seafood.

Bairro do Avillez

Ample and surprising, with different restaurant concepts: Taberna, Páteo, Mini Bar and Pizzaria Lisboa.

Mini Bar

Restaurant and gastronomic bar with surprising flavours, unique atmosphere, music and entertainment. 

Pizzaria Lisboa

Good pizzas, pasta and risotto and irresistible desserts.

Cantinho do Avillez

Mostly Portuguese-inspired cuisine with influences from the chef’s travels (in Lisbon, Cascais and Porto).

Tasca Chic, Jacaré and Cascabel

Three different places in the Gourmet Experience at El Corte Inglés Lisboa.

Tasca (in Dubai)

Accoladed with a Michelin star, located at the Mandarin Oriental Jumeira Dubai Hotel.

Mesa (in Macau)

In The Karl Lagerfeld Macau, at the Grand Lisboa Palace resort, Macau.