Recommended restaurants in and around Funchal
Marisqueira ‘O Barqueiro’ - This excellent fish restaurant is
situated close to the Pestana Grand resort. Particularly popular for
it’s shellfish dishes. A favourite with locals.
Cafe Inn - A small, friendly family run restaurant close to the
Pestana Casino Park Hotel. Booking recommended.
Vila do Peixe - Located in the fishing village of Camera de Lobos,
this restaurant offers a courtesy pick up and delivery service for it’s
clients. Good value fish restaurant. Recommended.
Vila do Carne - Situated next to it’s sister restaurant - Vila do Peixe, a courtesy pick up /delivery
service is also offered to clients. Specialising in typical Madeiran dishes such as Espetada - beef
on a skewer. A must to try.
O Classico - Located in the Duas Torres complex close to the Pestana Grand and Pestana
Promenade resorts, this long established restaurant consistently provides diners with excellent
Papa Angelos - Located close to the Pestana Carlton this Italian restaurant is a relative
newcomer, but is quickly establishing itself as a favourite with visitors.
E Prá Picanha - Situated close to the Pestana Carlton and Casino Park hotels, the Brazilian style
dishes and cooking methods this eatery have quickly established this eatery as a firm favourite
with locals and visitors alike. Tremendous steaks, excellent wine list.
Solar da Ajuda - Located in the Lido zone of the city this restaurant is popular for dishes such as
their ‘steak on the stone’ and ‘fajitas’.
Vila Cipriani - Situated opposite the entrance to the Pestana Village resort, this restaurant enjoys
a cliff top location with views over Funchal Bay. Fine dining with an Italian influence.
Casa Velha - One of the longest established restaurants in Funchal, the Casa Velha has a been a
firm favourite with Pestana clients for years.
Dona Amelia - The sister of Casa Velha, this small restaurant provides its clients with quality food
and service in a tastefully decorated surrounding.
Doca dos Cavacas - A restaurant in a cave!. Situated close to the Pestana Grand resort this long
established fish restaurant has recently undergone a refurbishment. Part of the restaurant is literally
constructed within a cave.
Lareira Portuguesa - Located close to the Pestana Village and Miramar resorts, this restaurant
offers a choice of quality meat and fish dishes. Popular with locals.
Restaurant Miradouro - This restaurant is located in the suburbs of Funchal looking down over
the city. It is a typical rustic Madeiran restaurant that specialises in serving barbequed Chicken
which is brought to your table on a charcoal burner. Served with Milho Frito a local maize dish and
Bolo do Caco -traditional Madeiran bread served warm with garlic butter. Utterly delicious!! A must
Bomfim - A small, cosy, family run restaurant located next to the Sao Pedro church on the fringe of
Funchal centre. Famous for their spicy Piri Piri Prawns.
Zarco’s - Located in a privileged spot on the outskirts of the city, offering panoramic views over
Funchal. This fine restaurant has established a reputation for its Portuguese cuisine
O Riso - This restaurant is located in the old quarter of Funchal city
Centre. A little pricey but worth it. It specialises in different kinds of
Rice dishes with influences from around the world.
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