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Ferro Velho

££ - £££, European,
Rua da Fonte Velha, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good31%
  • Average29%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible16%
7 May 2017
“Nice staff, good location”
2 weeks ago
“Nice dinner ”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, Portuguese
££ - £££
Rua da Fonte Velha, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had piri piri chicken and the best cheese bolo be caco we have had in our two weeks on the island! The interior is cosy and the staff are really friendly.

Thank misterandmissusmac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Judging by my garlic bolo do caco, this is a great place. The garlic bread was amazing... And yes, the food was very good, tasty and more than plenty after our volcanic cave excursion. This is a simple town taverna and given what it is,...More

Thank Hans H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had a pleasant vegetable soup (not the gooey kind with blended potatoes) and excellent fried fish (chicharros fritos) with potatoes, rice and salad. Nice pub exhibiting fan scarves from soccer clubs from all over Europe (even from Budapest!). They also have outdoor seating on...More

Thank bobemama
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We stopped here for lunch after visiting Sao Vincente caves. This restaurant has a nice outside eating area and reasonable prices. Good choice of food and drinks, very nice staff. Although in my opinion nothing special about food. After all, not much to say about...More

Thank asc_ms
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stopped here for lunch in June. This restaurant is a very good place to have lunch when you try to discover the beautiful North coast of Madeira. The foods were dielicious and the staff very nice. They even lent us a charger to charge...More

Thank Laszlo-from-Hungary
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The toughest steak I have eaten, disguised or better said drowned in a sauce that had no resemblance to a pepper sauce. My wife's prawn salad was a good example of frozen prawns and lettuce. Servce very friendly. Something had to be right!

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 22 April 2016

On the way to the lava pools at Porto Muniz we stopped in the small town of Sao Vincente for a break, had a walk around & found the bar/restaurant Ferro Velho. As there was a few people having drinks we decided to go in...More

Thank broggy57
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This Restaurant is located in the center of São Vicente and serves typical local food. We started with a "Bolo do Caco", which was good, and then I had the house steak and my wife tried the chicken, house-style. The food didn't take long to...More

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We called in for lunch after visiting the Volcanic caves. Typical tourist restaurant. It was OK but unfortunately they seem very expensive for what they offer. Normally you pay about a euro for coffee but we were charged 2.40€ Water only in small bottles and...More

Thank Coveyducks
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Stopped here for lunch whilst touring the northern coastline. Very pleasant lunch and friendly restaurante in the older part of Sao Vicente. Staff pleasant and food reasonably priced. Would return

Thank mitiros
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Bar, European, Pub, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Rua da Fonte Velha, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
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