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Casa Velha do Palheiro

Rua da Estalagem 23, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
+351 291 790 350
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Rua da Estalagem 23, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food, wonderful staff. Nothing is too much trouble. We were well looked after during our week's stay at the Casa Velha hotel. Delicious meals - thankyou to the wonderful chefs and especially to Fernanda and her marvellous sense of humour. Thankyou for looking after...More

Thank ViveenD
PalheiroEstate, Sales Executive at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ms. Viveen, thank you once again for your comments. It is such a gift to read your review. We will be waiting for your return. All the best.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a 5 night stay in the main house with a balcony. The room was really lovely with a great view of the garden. Unfortunately there was no air con in the room (no 2) which was the only negative comment I have about...More

Thank wholenut13
PalheiroEstate, Sales Executive at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, thank you very much for your review. We are glad to know you enjoyed staying with us despite the inconvenience regarding the absence of air conditioning. We appreciate the time taken in knowing all the facilities we have at Palheiro Estate. Hope we...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

good cocktail bar and ambience . Luis takes care of everyone's needs excellent waiter service and good advice given on wine selection with food overall ambience perfect for couple or quartet or Family. post dinner Retiring/reading rooms charmingly decorated with soft furnishings and lighting

Thank James N
PalheiroEstate, Sales Executive at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear Mr. James, once again thank you for your valuable review. Hope your experience with us make you want to come back. All the best.

Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a wonderfull old house now made into a 5 star hotel. I had a coffee on the terrace and it was lovely and very peacefull. It is near the golf and the Palheiro gardens.

Thank traveladdict3500
PalheiroEstate, Sales Executive at Casa Velha do Palheiro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear guest, thank you very much for the review. We are glad to know you enjoyed staying with us and hope you come back. Best wishes.

Reviewed 20 December 2016

We decided to give the restaurant another try, as we had been a little disappointed with the atmosphere 5 years ago. Well, this time, things have been transformed- for the better. We had an absolutely fabulous meal, served with the right level of panache and...More

Thank srocc
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This Restaurant situated in an hotel classified as Relais & Château is perfectly situated 500 metres above the harbor of Funchal. Perfectly quiet and isolated from any noise of the surroundings.

1  Thank Nicos2109
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Last Saturday my wife and I invited a couple for dinner to the restaurant at Casa Velha do Palheiro. It was a culinary highlight! The Maitre d', Sr. Luis, is the garant for professional and charming hospitality, and he offers discret suggestions about menu and...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed at the villa Atlanta in the Palheiro Village for the run up to our wedding which was held in the beautiful Palheiro Hotel award-winning Botanical Gardens. The majority of our guests stayed in various villas and apartments in the Palheiro Village and every...More

Thank Kane S
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we felt very rushed which was a shame After ordering we was shown to our table The starters were fantastic My husband had foie gras and I had cheese For main course I had the risotto and my husband had...More

Thank Anita E
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We've just returned from 11 nights in Madeira, and the highlight was Casa Velha restaurant! Snr Luis goes out of his way to make you feel special, and he is ably assisted by his team, many of whom have been at the hotel for many...More

Thank Californiajaws
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 10:30
19:00 - 21:30
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19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Estalagem 23, Funchal, Madeira 9060-415, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 790 350
  • E-mail
Decorated in restful shades of peach and designed to embody the style and comfort of country living, the Casa Velha dining room reflects the classical elegance associated with the hotel. Handsome mahogany tables set across a floor of smooth wood enhance the room's rustic appeal. Lighter, wicker tables placed outside on the terrace offer more spontaneous, al fresco impression. French windows curtained in lace and crowned with a floral trim afford fine views back across the gardens. Polished silverware and Villeroy & Boch tableware in petite fleur motif exemplify the attention to detail. Sprays of fresh flowers add colour and fragrance. In the morning the mood is cheerful, relaxed and homely. Friendly waiting staff in uniforms of crisp white shirts, holly green tunics and black slacks serve tea or coffee, promptly and without fuss. An impressive Continental buffet breakfast spread tempts with an array of freshly baked pastries, assorted jams and spreads, cold cuts, and fresh fruit and juice. An English-style cooked selection provides a heartier option. And guests can also order from a unique menu of eggs cooked to order and served in various ways including fried, poached and scrambled. A more civilised way to start the day is difficult to imagine! As evening falls the lights are lowered and a more formal atmosphere pervades the room. This is where to enjoy a romantic, candlelit dinner in intimate surroundings, where discretion and courtesy go hand in hand. A choice menu of the finest gourmet cuisine is matched by an enviable selection of Portuguese and international wines. Eating here is an essential part of the guest experience and complements any stay at Madeira Island.
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