We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurante O Velhinho

Rua Dom Carlos 32-Rua Santa Maria 84 | by The Stury Center, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
+351 291 224 899
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Dom Carlos 32-Rua Santa Maria 84 | by The Stury Center, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (174)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a drink after walking through the old town , before we caught the bus to our hotel . The 3 drinks came to 6 euro,s and a good location whilst we waited to get our bus , just feet away .

Thank tourists2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch as the restaurant was advertising a 'snack menu' at a reasonable price and we needed to eat but nothing too heavy. We were offered the menu which we perused for a possible return visit and ordered drinks, when asked our order we...More

Thank t0t125
Velhinho O, Diretor-Geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment and your visit to our restaurant.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

After a week of eating delicious fish we felt in need of some meat but couldn't find anywhere that was recommended (most of the restaurants in the old town specialise in fish). We decided on O Velhinho by chance and ordered chicken & a steak....More

Thank LichfieldBoy
Velhinho O, Diretor-Geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your comment and for your visit to our restaurant.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had lunch in this restaurant after coming down from the cable cars. It had a tourist menu (which we don't usually choose) but the choice was good and it seemed great value at 17 euros for 3 courses & coffee. The food was excellent...More

Thank Eve M
Velhinho O, Diretor-Geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your comment and for your visit to our restaurant.

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Of all the restaurantes along Santa Maria we stoped here for lunch. It turned out to be a mistake... After our orders where taken the two waiters lost interest despite we where the only two people at the restaurant. (They where more interested in talking...More

Thank Smalgangen
Velhinho O, Diretor-Geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

In the name of the restaurant, I apologize for what happened. Steps have already been taken on the event, for the near future not happen again.

Reviewed 8 January 2017

We went to this restaurant, last year and enjoyed it - so it was more disappointing after we had been looking forward to returning. There were 10 of us and so we had a variety of dishes and snacks. After waiting for half an hour...More

Thank SusanFaro
Velhinho O, Diretor-Geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

In the name of the restaurant, I apologize for what happened. Steps have already been taken on the event, for the near future not happen again.

Reviewed 4 November 2016

We decided to visit this restaurant because it had a menu board offering vegetarian food, which is something that many restaurants in Funchal seem to ignore. We selected a risotto, and it was the best risotto we've ever eaten, with plenty enough on the plate...More

Thank Carl_S290614
Velhinho O, Gerente geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thank you very much for your comment and your visit to our restaurant.

Reviewed 25 October 2016

We sampled a couple of restaurants in this famous street in Funchal. They all seem to have similar prices - it is not cheap to eat out here! Nevertheless, the food was good and the service quite good. Worth a visit, soak up the atmosphere...More

Thank kevinfff
Velhinho O, Gerente geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Thank you for your comment and for your visit to our restaurant.

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Plenty of food served even though the cheaper specials. Well seasoned food. not rushed. Staff very polite and friendly.

Thank cathimp
Velhinho O, Gerente geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Thank you for your comment and for your visit to our restaurant.

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The food was pretty poor , and in the end we found that we was charged on garlic bread 8 euro !! And it wasn't in the menu!

Thank אלינה ל
Velhinho O, Gerente geral at Restaurante O Velhinho, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2016

Thank you for your honest comment. I will take action on the matter.

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Taberna Madeira
609 reviews
.05 miles away
Restaurante Mozart
2,120 reviews
.05 miles away
NoitEscura
288 reviews
.05 miles away
Taberna Ruel
1,173 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Santa Maria Street
325 reviews
.04 miles away
Madeira Story Centre
654 reviews
.01 miles away
Workers' Market (Mercado dos Lavradores)
1,864 reviews
.10 miles away
Caravel Art Center
62 reviews
.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurante O Velhinho staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos 32-Rua Santa Maria 84 | by The Stury Center, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 224 899
Description
Somos um restaurante que mantem a tradicao na confeccao das nossas refeicoes com pessoal atencioso e educado.O rigor mantem-nos desde 1981 tornando-nos um dos restaurantes mais antigos da zona velha da cidade.Pequeno no tamanho mas grande na qualidade.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing