Very few restaurants in Asia offer the kind of fine dining experience found at Don Alfonso, where refined Italian food combines with a selection of nearly 6,200 wines. On the third floor of the Grand Lisboa Hotel, Don Alfonso shares a 170,000-plus bottle cellar with Robuchon a Galera (a Grand Award winner since 2005, located in the adjacent Hotel Lisboa). The restaurant keeps 2,000 bottles of the most frequently ordered wines at hand for immediate service, while a master cellar below the hotel safeguards the remainder.
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