Top Restaurants in Madeira


Madeira boasts many top restaurants that combine delicious food with stunning views – many even boast Michelin stars, like William’s Palace at Belmond Reid’s Palace Hotel. The Interesting Info about hotels to stay in Bologna.

Solar da Ajuda O Lagar provides traditional Madeiran cuisine with a modern touch. Their meat espetada skewers are delicious yet reasonably priced; don’t forget to save room for dessert!


Leeno’s offers traditional Madeira dishes combined with contemporary flavors. Awarded TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice award in 2022, Leno’s is located at Rua Leichlingen 30 near Complexo Balnear do Lido and Praia Formosa promenade.

Food at this restaurant is prepared using local ingredients. It offers something for the whole family to enjoy, including soups, pasta dishes, seafood and meat options, desserts, and drinks such as ponche, house wine, or Sangria. Perfect after a day spent exploring the island!

Restaurante Tokos

Restaurante Tokos in Funchal is an ideal spot for fine dining at an unbeatably reasonable price, featuring fresh fish, pasta, vegetarian offerings, an impressive wine list, and outstanding service.

Make sure to save room for dessert! They serve an excellent Bolo de Mel, or Portuguese honey cake, which should be tried!

If you’re searching for delicious steak, this restaurant offers several cuts on its menu. They also serve grilled squid or octopus in lagereiro style; service here is outstanding, and they will happily answer any of your questions!

Restaurante O Drangoerio

One of the most beloved activities on Madeira is whale and dolphin watching; this majestic marine life can often be found year-round! Another way to witness them firsthand is with a dolphin-watching tour.

Experience dolphins at Madeira on a fun and affordable tour with friends! I was lucky enough to go with mine; it was incredible fun.

There is also the added safety benefit of seeing seals! With numerous tours to choose from, making your decision is worth your while for its breathtaking views and memorable adventure! They have some fantastic restaurants too – one being Madeira Portugal itself.

Restaurante Casal da Penha

This 4-star property in Funchal is within walking distance of an art gallery and Manor Estate of the Crosses Museum, providing Portuguese cuisine, rooftop terrace seating, and an outdoor swimming pool. There’s also a solarium to relax on and onsite for added relaxation.

The hotel takes its design cues from Madeira’s oval-shaped stones. It features a modern bar, events space, and restaurant serving dishes such as seared tuna tataki with salsify and leek aioli – and refreshing white Sangria is available as an afternoon refreshment!

Don’t miss this establishment’s delicious grilled tuna, fillet steaks, and espetada, or treat yourself to a plate of feijoada (pork and bean stew) for under EUR8. Their delicious fried corn empanadas provide the perfect remedy for hangovers! And their coffee is quite excellent too – although often served at temperature!

Armazem do Sal

Armazem do Sal Restaurant has held first place for Funchal restaurants on what many consider the premier international travel portal TripAdvisor for over 18 months, thanks to the unique atmosphere, quality cuisine, and unwavering commitment and service to their customers.

Funchal’s charming restaurant is within a 200-year-old building formerly used as a salt warehouse, providing an ambiance reminiscent of Funchal’s past and present. Stone walls and wooden beams create an idyllic scene that is a testament to Funchal’s past.

The menu offers traditional Madeiran cuisine with a modern edge, including favorites like black scabbard fish with lime risotto and filet minion. In addition, they provide value-set menus that include wine.

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