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Ottavia Gelateria

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner


Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After roam the cobbled streets sightseeing, we decided to have a coffee and ice creams here, glad we did, apart from having real feel of Funchal, over our refreshments and soaking up the ambience of our surroundings, the coffee was just perfect, hot and tasty........More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BM471
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this gem in a quient street...Had a coffee and a pistachio ice cream...it was absolutely yummy..and reasonable. Great English speaking staff too..would defiantly come back to it..

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tazy02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were drawn to the interesting flavours such as custard apple and guava - the former was a bit of a let down while the latter was nice enough. We also had the hazelnut flavour which was good, and the peanut which was interesting. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chris2pherwong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd tried the best-rated (Google!) Ice cream in Funchal, which was only OK. The ice cream here is slightly more expensive but far superior: a real Italian taste. Two scoops 3.50. It cost us as a couple an extra 1 euro to eat in. They...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrsKlein
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

After a long hot day walking around Madeira my wife and I visited this bright very clean Gelataria about 150 metres from the far more expensive touristic area. Seating was very comfortable and not at all crowded. I tried their home made Italian ice cream...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Albert A
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I was excited to try Ottavia after reading the good reviews. I've been here for coffee and for ice-cream, and while the coffee is good, the ice-cream is just OK (I've had better in several other shops in Funchal that also make their own ice-cream,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank glfernandes
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

You have to visit this place for ice cream the guy makes it down stairs in the shop. It’s the best ice cream I have ever had.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Caroline D
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We have had ice cream here twice so far, flavours: Sour cherry Vanilla Dolce de lecce Madeiran fruit All really good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fayesutton15
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I visited this place with my husband and we were both happy with ice cream and service. We had 3 scoops of ice cream each, espresso and Portugese coffee. Ice cream was tasty and there are many flavour to choose from, the coffee was good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MAKuzma
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We entered for a smart coffee and we had discovered the best ice cream of Madeira and surroundings! Chocolate Ice cream is superb!!!!!!! Thanks to Sonia and her husband for this disclosure!

Date of visit: August 2018
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