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Restaurante Cidade Velha

Rua Portao de Sao Tiago 21, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
+351 291 232 021
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Portao de Sao Tiago 21, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped by on a late Saturday for a little snack and somewhere to sit after a stroll along the seafront. Drawn in by the soft and lilting guitar of the restaurant troubadour, we found ourselves treated to a magnificent veggie/fruit sushi combo which was out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mistercapsicum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this gem in the old town in Funchal. We actually went to the Forte to book that restaurant for an evening meal later in our holiday. We came out and saw this establishment and decided to have a drink - it was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank John V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around old town and came across this little gem . Quiet location overlooking the sea from the restaurants own terrace . Starter garlic bread followed by the traditional maderia fish dish and steak . Good choice of wine recommended to us . Waiters neatly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Footprints182541
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Always love coming here. Nadia & Ricardo look after you well. Try any of the steak dishes. I like the befe pie with Gorgonzola cheese! the location is great and the view is wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Teesdalepark
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited this place twice and each time the food and service was great! We tasted beef fillet, duck, sushi and mango parfait, every dish was very well cooked. A glass of Madeira wine as a compliment in the end of a dinner was a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dreamfalll
Reviewed October 7, 2018

First found this restaurant in March 2009 and have returned regularly when on our annual trip to Funchal. Good food at reasonable prices. Situated in a more quiet part of the Old Town- great sea views from the veranda area outside the Fort or enjoy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Turraloons
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This is not place for young people. Place has a view and nice setting, but made as feel very uncomfortable. We were looking for romantic dinner, but the candle on the table was not lit, in 25 min no one didn't take our order. Food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Inga R
Cidade Velha R, Proprietário at Restaurante Cidade Velha, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Dear Sir, I'm sorry but I can not accept your ranking and I do not agree when you say that the restaurant is not for young people, I have many young house guests. How can you rate the restaurant when you did not even eat...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

One of our favourite restaurants in Funchal. Beautiful setting - perfect place watch the sun set over the sea while having dinner. Excellent food professionally served with a smile. Would recommend thoroughly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank iankosborne
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Gerry Hudson-Crane ★★★★★ 1 Month ago We dined in several different restaurants whilst in Funchal and I have to say the Cidade Velha came out tops by far. The food was excellent and the staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful. They all gave great...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GrumpyOldGitSoS
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This was our 4th visit to Funchal, our 3rd stay at the Porto Santa Maria and Cidade Velha is our favourite place for lunch. The staff welcome us like family every year, the location is brilliant and the food is amazing. Cannot wait to return...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Portao de Sao Tiago 21, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 232 021
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