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Casal da Penha

9.6/10
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Rua Penha de França Beco do Ataíde - 1, 9000-604 FunchalSee map

Average price €25

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This restaurant is following the relevant safety practices*:
Card payments accepted
Contactless, digital or single use menus
Extra cleaning services implemented at the tables, toilets and kitchen
Food served only at the table
Guest spacing 2m
Single use products on the table
Staff wearing masks
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MICHELIN Guide selection 2021

  • Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking
  • 1 couvert(s) Simple restaurant

MICHELIN Guide's Point Of View

A family-run restaurant that extols the virtues of all that is simple yet authentic with a menu which lets the ingredients do the talking. Located in ...

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Selected by INSIDER

A rare pearl among our careful selection of the best addresses right now

“Um misto de sensações, num único espaço”, assim se pode descrever Casal da Penha. Uma restaurante que se encontra rodeado pelo imenso azul do mar, que cria o ambiente acolhedor e ideal para desfrutar de um serviço de excelência e sereno. Aqui, pode contar com um espaço interior extremamente requintado e dois espaços ao ar livre, onde pode degustar as especialidades da casa debaixo das estrelas.

A cozinha do Casal da Pinha assenta na gastronomia tradicional, internacional e mediterrânica: uma versatilidade que conquista os mais diferentes gostos e paladares.

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A carta do Casal da Pinha é extensa, variada e conta com verdadeiras iguarias que farão as maravilhas ao seu sentido gustativo. Para tal, aposte, por exemplo, nos Medalhões de Filet com Vinho Madeira. Se por outro lado, prefere uma opção de peixe, não hesite em experimentar a Zarzuela de Mariscos.

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price €25
    Special request
Sopa de Legumes
€4
Sopa de Tomate
€4.5
Sopa de Cebola Gratinada
€6.5
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Cheesecake
Paella
Lapas
Banana flambé
Espada com camarão e Medalhão ao vinho madeira

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.6/10
based on 1600 reviews
Only users who have booked on the platforms or a booking module of TheFork group and who have dined in this restaurant can leave a rating, with or without a review. The global rating is based on all ratings and reviews but only those written in English are displayed.
Quality of food :9.6/10
Service :9.7/10
Setting :9.5/10
  1. Philip H.
    Philip H.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Another really good meal at Casal de Penza. Excellent food, excellent service and good value for money.

  2. Diogo G.
    Diogo G.
    • 59 reviews
    10/10

    We had the best meal at Madeira. The food was great and the staff...amazing team. Congrats ???? I’ll come back for sure!

  3. John C.
    John C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Very Relaxed Restaurant serving top notch food, excellent staff, very efficient, great food choices plus specials of the day. I only found this restaurant by chance in the summer and have visited about 10 times during my 2 holidays in Madeira

  4. Anthony F.
    Anthony F.
    • one review
    4.5/10

    The food was fine, but nothing special. The vegan option was rice and vegetables for 15.50 and the soups, veg and sauces were mediocre but lacked flavour. Some seasoning and creativity would have been a great addition. The service was average/a little brisk, with lots of emphasis on upselling and questioning our order choices which felt forceful and a little disrespectful. The view is nice enough and staff did try to be friendly at times, e.g. bringing us a digestif to make up for mistakes throughout our order. A decideldly average experience.

  5. Gonzalo P.
    Gonzalo P.
    • 19 reviews
    10/10

    Top restaurant !!!

  6. John C.
    John C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Great Restaurant, very friendly attentive staff, wide varied menu with the addition of “Special of the Day” even during Covid the restaurant is busy, so I would suggest booking first.

  7. Paul Z.
    Paul Z.
    • 4 reviews
    6.5/10

    This time we had quite a disappointing experience. 3 different staff members asked us separately if we already placed the order, then we had to hand wave them to order deserts and remind of our drinks that were not coming. Then the same to get the bill, which did not include the fork discount. Overall they became too popular and don't care too much when it gets crowded.

  8. Margaret P.
    Margaret P.
    • one review
    10/10

    This was our second visit and we were as pleased as the first time. The place has a constant stream of guests, despite the shortage of tourists currently. The Fork discount was applied with no problem, and made the meal a bargain.

  9. Karen B.
    Karen B.
    • one review
    10/10

    Second visit as it was a great experience lovely food and sweet service. No complaints. Similar second time around Had the sole first-time perfectly cooked and the Brazilian steak second time which was so tasty

  10. Paul Z.
    Paul Z.
    • 4 reviews
    8.5/10

    Very good restaurant but the fork discount is misleading, it does not apply to whole ala carte items like starters and deserts, only main dishes that are ala carte as well... Also only one vinho Verde in a seafood restaurant is a bit disappointing.

  11. Carla G.
    Carla G.
    • one review
    10/10

    It was the best restaurant I've been in Madeira so far. We came back for our farewell dinner because the food is amazing and the staff always made us feel welcome. I really recommend this place!

  12. Carlos F.
    Carlos F.
    • one review
    10/10

    Divinal!! Recomendo ????

  13. Rutger S.
    Rutger S.
    • 8 reviews
    6.5/10

    We went here because of the recommendation by Michelin, especially for its traditional food. Since we have family on the island we went to many restaurants for traditional food and this one is good. It was not the best we had, but good for a night out. We missed some typical flavours in the food. The place is a typical Madeira place, good location. The service is good, but the atmosphere could have been better. They didnt speak english that well and a bit of joking and fun was not on the table. Would have made the contact warmer.

  14. Yamin W.
    Yamin W.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Booked a last-minute meal after a long and challenging walk. At 16:30, I was the only guest and had the entire terrace to myself. The waitress was extremely friendly, noted my food intolerance and gave recommendations accordingly. The grilled calamari was one of the best I have ever eaten, tender and full of flavor. Fish of the day was also tasty and came with 3 sides. I was more than satisfied with the meal and the best part was the impeccable and warm service.

  15. David M.
    David M.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    Our second time here within 3 weeks. Wanted to bring some friends to enjoy the great food and service of this fantastic restaurant. The second visit did not disappoint in any way. We will be back.

  16. Shivana M.
    Shivana M.
    • one review
    10/10

    The staff are so attentive and personable. The red mullet fish was quite possibly one of the best fish dishes I have had in a while. Excellent food and service at affordable prices!

  17. John s.
    John s.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Great night lovely staff

  18. Filip N.
    Filip N.
    • one review
    10/10

    Really good food, friendly and attentive service

  19. Manju N.
    Manju N.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    Staff welcoming sea bass was excellent . Vegetables small portion , and more potatoes and could be cooked with some flavour Overall good . Enjoyed the evening and service was promot

  20. Szczepan S.
    Szczepan S.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    The best fish in town. Great selection of fresh fish that are perfectly cooked. You are being taken care of by a waitress that is highly professional yet creating cosy atmosphere. :)

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More information

Opening time

Segunda a Sábado das 11:00 às 23:00

Domingo das 17:00 às 23:00

How to get to the restaurant

Rua Penha de França Beco do Ataíde - 1, 9000-604, Funchal, Portugal

Features

, , Good for groups, Christmas, Christmas and New Year, Father's Day, Mother's Day, , Travelers' Choice 2020

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