If you are a food connoisseur, Le Monument, in Porto, is an obligatory stop. The kitchen is run by the talented and starred chef Julien Montbabut, who will lead you on a delicious gastronomic journey, where french know-how enhances the wonders of portuguese dishes.
At Le Monument Restaurant you are guaranteed an extraordinary and surprising gourmet experience. Local products are the center of attention, ensuring the quality and freshness of the ingredients at the highest level. It is a unique gourmet restaurant in Porto, which invites you to discover the richness of portuguese gastronomy, enhanced by the excellence of French cuisine. In the dessert sector, Chef Joana Thöny-Montbabut bets on combinations of improbable flavors, resulting in a refined festive gourmet.
Located on the ground floor and only accessible from the hotel, Le Monument exudes an intimate atmosphere and has a modern and elegant décor, in harmony with the cuisine and true to the spirit of the place. To maintain this intimate and exclusive atmosphere, the restaurant is only open at dinner.
Embark on this exciting journey of 14 moments that combines the best portuguese flavors and textures refined by french cuisine and surprise yourself at every moment with the excellence of the Chef!
About the Chef
After several years at the helm of a restaurant in the heart of Paris, where his gourmet cuisine was recognized year after year by a star in the famous Michelin guide, Julien Montbabut changed gears and took on a new challenge by brilliantly managing the kitchens of Le Monumental Palace. Surrendered to the charms of Portugal, this talented chef has embraced local gastronomy, paying tribute to portuguese products with creative dishes under the influence of french cuisine.
Following two years visiting the wonders of Portugal, starred chef Julien Montbabut tells his adventures and stories through an admirable and extraordinary gastronomic journey that leaves no one indifferent.