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Fortaleza do Guincho

Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, Portugal
+351 21 487 0491
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“amuse bouche” (23 reviews)
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“black pork” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have the spare cash and you are in the mood to splash out on a 5 star meal and a 5 star view coupled with an adventurous surroundings namely the surrounding Ocean, Wild Beaches, Rock Faces and local Sand Dunes then this is...More

Thank dellingermiguel
Reviewed yesterday

From start to finish, I've never had such a great meal. I've visited this restaurant previously when a different chef was in charge, and the difference is staggering, in a good way! The key here is local cuisine, done in amazingly innovative and playful ways....More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The small Terrace outside the bar is a pleasant place to have lunch on a sunny day. Reservations are not accepted, so arrive early (however, service on the Terrace for early arrivals is spotty until the lunch crew arrives). The Michelin star restaurant kitchen prepares...More

Thank LADenizen
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited with a friend for dinner Sunday evening. Not too busy which was perfect. Excellent food as you would expect from a michelin star restaurant. Equally good service with one disappointing mistake towards the end. We went for the 5 course meal with wine pairing....More

Thank hsousa
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I had dinner here on a perfect May Friday evening. We arrived early so there were only another few couples in the restaurant and the service was, as expected, excellent. What was more impressive was that, although the restaurant filled up over...More

1  Thank RaySheerin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is absolutley beautiful and the food is superior. If you wish to have an excellent meal with the most beautiful backdrop this is the place for you to come and enjoy. The service is great and the seafood is great. The view is...More

Thank dellaario
Reviewed 1 week ago

wow - what a MAJOR disappointment. I think either the chef is bipolar, or was high on magic mushrooms when he designed the menu. Michelin star tasting menu - someone got paid off for that award, for sure! First off, a fish head and bones...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We unexpectedly had lunch at this restaurant and due to the good temperature in May we could sit outside. The service was good, the ambiance is fantastic due to the view - we were seated outside - and inside the ambiance is as you would...More

Thank Food C
Guincho0, Diretor de vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Hotel Fortaleza do Guincho, It is with pleasure we learned that you have enjoyed your lunch in our terrace. As you have mentioned, we do have a beautiful terrace, where you can have a meal, with a nice view overlooking the Atlantic...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Simply fantastic 👌 Great and artistic gourmet created in the locale themes bringing surprises for the eyes and taste. Highly recommended.More

Thank Thomas D
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, Thank you very much for your time and comment. We are extremely happy to know that you have enjoyed your meal in our restaurant. We really hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again; may we suggest...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last weekend to celebrate my birthday. We are real foodies and have visited many Michelin star restaurants. Without a doubt this is one of the best! We started with champagne followed by a couple of delicious amuse bouche (really unusual but...More

Thank MapBoy
Guincho0, Diretor de Vendas at Fortaleza do Guincho, responded to this review

Good afternoon from Restaurante Fortaleza do Guincho, It is with great pleasure we read your comment; we are extremely pleased that you gave us the chance to make your evening special. We really hope to have the pleasure to welcome you next year to celebrate...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello, we will be in Cascais for two nights June 6 and 7. Do you have availability at 8 p.m. for three adults? Thank you.
13 May 2017|
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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Hello, We will be visiting Lisbon during the last week of December this year. Will you be open on Christmas for dinner? Thank you!
11 November 2016|
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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Hi, Is there a dress code for the restaurant in the evening?
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 112 - US$ 224
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
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
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19:30 - 22:00
00:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
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
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.