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Peter Cafe & Scrimshaw Museum

rua Tenente Valadim 9, Horta, Faial Island, Portugal
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Great location to have a pint

Yesterday I went there with one friend for dinner. I recommend you to book your table in advance... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manuela S
via mobile
Nice atmosphere!

The "Peter Café Sport" is legendary among the sailors in Horta. The whole street right at the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Duesseldorf, Germany
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rua Tenente Valadim 9, Horta, Faial Island, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yesterday I went there with one friend for dinner. I recommend you to book your table in advance. The service was good, only a little bit slow, but if you are on vacation you wouldn't mind on this aspect.

Thank Manuela S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The "Peter Café Sport" is legendary among the sailors in Horta. The whole street right at the harbour is called Peter. The habe a restaurant, a shop, a museum, an ice creme stand and a whale watching organization. We tried the restaurant and it was...More

Thank Ann584
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an atmosphere and friendly service whatever you are there for! ...just go there even it is just for a look - you get caught anyway.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in with my son - because we arrived in Horta and this seemed like a "must do". The place was all tourists who arrive by boat or the airport ...lots of picture taking going on. The drinks were nothing really amazing . We ordered...More

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were staying at the Hotel do Canal and whilst looking for somewhere to have lunch we went to the Peter Sport Cafe we had a not very impressive Quiche but nice cold beer. when paying for our meal we saw the Scrimshaw museum advertised...More

Thank dancer802015
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a yachtsperson's cafe. The walls are festooned with yacht memorabilia from people passing through. Food and drink is of reasonable quality if overpriced.

Thank MPeterson67
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I was a little disappointed as the place is packed of tourists. Interesting the museum, but the cafè has lost any romantic atmosphere.

Thank German F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Lovely food, especially the desserts. Well frequented by locals and visitors. Peter's gin works very well although had to try two just to make sure!

Thank Rachel Y
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Museum houses several glass cases of intricate carvings and engravings on mainly whale teeth but has a few other interesting bits. A whales jaw bone, various tusks and some history information. Well worth a visit.

Thank M J
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

After his 1885 arrival in the port of Horta, Faial, on the first solo circumnavigation, Joshua Slocum wrote, "Islanders are always the kindest people in the world, and I met none anywhere kinder than the good hearts of this place." We must agree. The good...More

Thank Monica - Niki E
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