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Restaurante Convento das Vinhas

Sitio do Convento, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (10 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“parrot fish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sitio do Convento, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Can’t go wrong! Been there 3 times and each time the ambiance and food has been first class. Love it!

Thank julymcaugust
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Seated to the window we had a fantastic view of Atlantic. Beef was amazing and we experience Espada and it was fantastic. The portions are very large and served with plenty of side dishes and with warm garlic bread. After so large portions no space...More

Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant big portion, The service is great. We enjoy very much, the win was extremely good. I'm agree Thank than

Thank Eli G
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We stayed close by and went here the first night. Nice local restaurant with very friendly staff. Good fresh fish selection, the Sea Bream, and Paella were very good. Their homemade almond ice cream was great. A must visit when in the area.

Thank MJC1963
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We had dinner at this restaurant our first night in Calheta, Madeira. We were seated by a friendly staff member at a window with a marvelous view of the water. We first experienced our Espada here and it was delicious! The portions are large and...More

Thank ConnecticutGina
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We found this restaurant in a guide to the area in our rental villa, and booked in advance for a Friday night. We were not disappointed, from the extremely friendly welcome to the enormous portions of delicious food. We had various meat and seafood dishes,...More

Thank Ddraig_fawr
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant caters for all people, the menu is translated in multiple languages, making it easy to understand. The dining experience was lovely, we went for the recommendations of the waiter for scabbard with banana & passionfruit sauce x 2 with a side of chips...More

Thank Misscontrast
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were told that the Convento had been for monks originally but whatever it had been in the past we could see it could become a habit! The view, the staff, the food are all superb and we would certainly return again if we were...More

Thank Owl22270
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Greeted at the door with a big smile and the friendly service continued throughout the evening. So much pride in the local dishes which the waitress took time to explain and encouraged us to try new dishes. The cod Portuguese style was fantastic. Great value,...More

Thank dhulton
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This place is great. Food was really really good and dishes are very large. We had soup before main course as we thought just one course won't be enough and we were so wrong. Very tasty vegetable cream soup, grilled squids were the best I...More

Thank ursubv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sitio do Convento, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta
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