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Casa de Cha O Fio

Caminho Lombadinha de Baixo, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-232, Portugal
+351 291 882 525
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“cake” (18 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Caminho Lombadinha de Baixo, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-232, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 112 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2017

A few years ago I was driving around Madeira literally trying to see the major costal towns on the map and stumbled upon this lovely little restaurant. Staff are very welcoming and honest and explain customs and offer delicious food. I went back in June...More

Thank Jaime G G
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Great local cousine & excellent service! We ate the local soup & scabbard fish prepared with their own recipe.

Thank Michał L
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

My first meal here and still the best. Superb views, warm genuine staff. I ordered the fish, which I thought looked like a weird type of fish, but hey, you only live once. It was superb. Tender and not overlooked, not underdone. The meal came...More

Thank John s
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

You basically have the same stunning view as from the lighthouse. The food was great and it was really quiet and breathtaking! Very nice staff!

Thank kikisch99
Reviewed June 17, 2017

This restaurant is at the far western point of Madeira. There is a viewpoint from which there are spectacular views of the cliffs and a turquoise sea. we asked for a coffee and we were offered homemade lemon cake which was delicious. The staff were...More

Thank 370anonymous
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after walking from Cabo along the Levada Nova for a quick drink & were invited to try some homemade cake - delicious! Well needed after the walk & stunning views out on the platform. Lovely friendly staff & cute garden with all...More

Thank Lau916
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Zastavili sme sa tu náhadou, po ceste na maják, ale akonáhle sme uvideli tento domček ako z rozprávky, museli sme si niečo dať. Veľmi milé čašníčky, chutný sendvič, skvelá káva. A ten výhľad.. Určite jedna z najkrajších reštaurácií na ostrove. //We stopped here just to...More

Thank Lucia A
Reviewed May 24, 2017

What a little gem. Paid this place a visit while on holiday and looking for a good meal. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, had a great meal with a nice bottle of wine in lovely surroundings, what more could you ask for.

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Second visit (first one 10 years ago). Still stunning situation and lovely espada (both the banana and the wine and garlic versions) Vegetables here were really good. Big portions very welcome after a long walk. One of the best places on Madeira to watch the...More

Thank Mike0467
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Simple but cozy place. I think the food is okay (nothing exceptional). Prices are a bit high, si unfavorable price to quality ratio. I found outrageous that they charged us 0,50 € for the mayonnaise to top a plate of fries paid 4,50 €. Sorry...More

1  Thank Andrea M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caminho Lombadinha de Baixo, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-232, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta  >  Ponta do Pargo
  • Phone Number: +351 291 882 525
Tea House with amazing views over the ocean.
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