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Fortaleza do Guincho

Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, Portugal
+351 21 487 0491
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (25 reviews)
“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“black pork” (11 reviews)
Open Now
00:30 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went for dinner at the restaurant and stayed for one night . The restaurant is fantastic and clearly deserves the Michelin star! The chef makes very nice degustation Menus that make the eating experience fabulous ! The hotel is nice but a bit old...More

Thank Joana P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to dine for a least 3 hours. A fine restaurant inside a Relaix & Chateaux hotel. The ocean view is stunning. Each course is a surprise especially the display is so creative. Must try if you are in Cascais. Approximately 10 - 15...More

Thank Agnes L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This one michelin star restaurant is in the Relais & Chateau hotel, 10 minutes drive out of Cascais. It has lovely sea views, although some of the furnishings are a little dated. The food is on the adventurous side and they served us things like:...More

1  Thank David G
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your time and comment. We are sorry that you did not enjoy very much our decoration; but we are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your meal. As mentioned our chef...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best dinners... and the ambiance was fantastic. We had some wine counselling and we tasted at least one of the best wines ever!More

Thank jose g
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your time and comment. We really hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again. We will try to surprise you again with another very special wine !!! With our best regards, Restaurante...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hotel with amazing customer service! Loved it and would go back again for sure!My family enjoyed the classic style and the surfing beaches around it.More

Thank sher6609
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for such a nice review. We really hope you will honour us with your visit again. We will be extremely pleased to welcome you again with your family. With our best and warm regards....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal (the degustação tasting menu) here, varied, colorful, delicious, creative and accompanied by different wines with each course. The service was splendid! Very efficient and friendly, but not overly formal and stuffy. Be sure to get a window table so that...More

Thank carolmD6839UJ
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your nice comment about our restaurant. We are extremely happy to know that we were able to provide you a great time, meal and experience; as mentioned by you watching the sunset is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my husband’s 65 birthday at this wonderful restaurant while staying in Cascais Portugal last week. The tasting menu was magnificent. All the extra amuse-bouche were tastey and very creative. The service was faultless. The sommelier was excellent. We would highly recommend this restaurant...More

2  Thank Lizzie187
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, First of all I would like to apologize for my late answer to your comment. It is with great pleasure that we read your comment and learned that you have enjoyed your meal and time in our restaurant....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a few days and this hotel and decided to treat ourselves to a meal in there restaurant the meal was amazing we had the tasting menu which was expensive but it was our wedding anniversary so we thought we'd splash out. The waiter explained...More

Thank Patricia B
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Patricia, Good morning again. Once again we to thank you for your time and for sharing your experience in our restaurant with the TripAdvisor community. Will you honour us with your visit again next year ?? we really hope to have the pleasure to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked dinner at Fortaleza mentionning explicitely that my wife is allergic to shellfish. They accepted our booking with the following note "Thank you about the food allergies information, we will take that in care". I mentionned this again by email when re-confirming our dinner....More

3  Thank new_world_travellers
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your comment – please allow us to respond accordingly: 1) Thank you for pointing out, that once making the reservation we did inquire about any food restriction . I am sure you agree...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

We did not stay at the Fortaleza do Guincho hotel (regretfully - I wish we had!), but we came here for lunch one day. This place is definitely worth it's Michelin star. The setting is elegant and overlooks the beach and bright-blue sea. The service...More

Thank Sarah Z
Guincho0, Diretor de vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for such a nice description of our restaurant. We really hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again. Should you honour us with your visit again, may I suggest you to take advantage...More

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jplarney
13 May 2017|
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Response from Guincho0 | Property representative |
Good afternoon from Restaurante / Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, First of all I would like to thank you for your contact and interest in our property. Further to your request I am pleased to inform you that we do have... More
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mamu34
11 November 2016|
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Response from Guincho0 | Property representative |
Good morning from Hotel / Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your interest in our Hotel. Yes we will be open at Christmas time with a special menu. We strongly recommend to make a reservation. May we... More
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maryjoWeymouth
11 October 2016|
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Response from Pat M | Reviewed this property |
I agree - it is not too formal but not jeans.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 116 - US$ 233
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais
  • Phone Number: +351 21 487 0491
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Fortaleza do Guincho
Description
Restaurant Fortaleza do Guincho was opened in 1998, as the Hotel. Acclaimed French Chef Antoine Westermann introduced a haute cuisine restaurant, which quickly became a reference in Portugal. In 2001 the restaurant received a Michelin star, held until today. Originally with a classic French base, Portuguese products and traditions have been gaining more and more prominence in Fortaleza do Guincho. The inspiration that comes from the Sea The philosophy is based and inspired by the Atlantic, the background setting of the Hotel. The best fish and seafood from the Portuguese coast as well as highest quality of national products are a constant on the Guincho table.
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