Secrets Tips: Discover Le Monument Restaurant ♦ This amazing restaurant has Secrets From Portugal‘s seal of approval. Located in Maison Albar’s Le Monumental Palace, the amazing restaurant cradle of gourmet, aesthetic and sublimeness is signed by chef Julien Montbabut. Enjoy the little things in life!
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The cradle of gourmet, aesthetic and sublime is affirmed in the kitchen of chef Julien Montbabut. In the crab, divine, turbot, mushrooms and coffee, sea bass, watercress and grapefruit puree or pigeon and various pear textures. They show a delicate and perfectionist’s hand, confirmed in desserts. Steeped in the glamour of the golden age, in Art Nouveau and Art Deco style, the Le Monument restaurant’s lounge reveals light fixtures and noble materials such as marble and wood in the comfort of flowing sofas. The five- or seven-step tasting menus unveil the classics of French cuisine with notes, inviting dinner as in Paris. Accompanies an accurate wine list, with notes of France. The excellent service reveals a laid back je ne sais quoi. Average price: € 85.
After several years at the helm of a restaurant in the heart of Paris, where its gourmet cuisine has been recognized each year by a star in the famous guide, Julien Montbabut has expended his horizon and taken up a new challenge by brilliantly managing the kitchens of Le Monumental Palace. From now on Portuguese resident, this extraordinary Chef pays tribute to Portuguese products through creative dishes, while bringing his French know-how.
At Le Monument, local products are in the spotlight, while keeping the spirit of French cuisine. Behind the scenes, the brigade is composed of about twenty talented people supervised by Julien Montbabut will delight you. A unique gourmet restaurant in Porto that invites each guest to discover the richness of the Portuguese culinary heritage, enhanced by the excellence of the French savoir-faire of a starred chef. As for desserts, Pastry Chef Joana Thöny-Montbabut plays the opulent card with gourmet and festive creations!
Located on the ground floor and only accessible through the hotel, Le Monument is a marble and column setting with 40 seats. The décor is both modern and elegant, in harmony with the cuisine, and faithful to the spirit of the place, where it exudes a subdued and intimate atmosphere. For rare and exclusive moments, the restaurant is only open in the evening. A confidential and gastronomic place offered to Portuguese and travellers from all over the world.