BLIND- the best fine-dining restaurant in Porto
The Chef refines the food, while our guests enrich the senses
Inaugurated in 2020, BLIND is a tribute to writer José Saramago’s "Blindness" and an invitation to take a journey that goes beyond the palate.
In Blind, we interpret gastronomy as an experience that involves emotions, memories and all the senses.
We offer our BLIND EMOTIONS tasting menu with 10 or 12 moments, an ever-changing culinary experience full of surprises created by Chef Vitor Matos, which intrigues all by the remarkable and unforgettable staging at the time of tasting.
In turn, the bar, which stands in the middle of BLIND and is open from 11:30 a.m. to midnight, is the perfect host for the signature cocktails and Cigar Menu and acts as an antechamber for the outdoor tables beside the pool.
With a professional career divided between Portugal and Switzerland, chef Vítor Matos started in the arts of confection of the highest gastronomy, attending the Cooking and Pastry course in Neuchâtel (Switzerland).
Throughout his almost 20-year career, Vítor Matos has been a juror in several competitions and a guest speaker at several congresses and seminars. As a cook, he won several distinctions, including the titles of “Chef Cook of the Year 2003“(Edições do Gosto), “Chef de Cuisine of the Year 2013” (WINE Magazine Awards), “Best Cook in Portugal 2014” (Arc Atlantic Gastro Awards) and the "Prix Chefs de l'Avenir 2011” (Académie Internacional de Gastronomie, Paris).
Chef Vítor Matos emphasizes the use of products from the season and the region, genuine and fresh, enhancing your taste. His cuisine, with Mediterranean, influences present itself as a mix between tradition and new gastronomic trends.
Chef Vítor Matos, combines flavors from various areas of Portugal in the creation of tasting menus, with 10 or 12 moments, both of which can be accompanied by Blind wine pairings.
Don't be surprised if you are blindfolded in the middle of the meal or if sounds and smells arise at the time of tasting.
The menu is never revealed, making the experience mysterious and exciting.
Close your eyes and embark on a journey of flavors, where emotions and senses will be put to the test.
In our bar, which recalls the first movie of José Saramago “Blindness”, signature cocktails, cigars, and Blind cigarillos are created.
Without ever revealing the secret of its recipe, we design cocktails for all tastes. We have sweet cocktails, but also citrus ones. A common factor to all of them is their delicious flavor.