Dining at Palheiro Nature Estate

Enjoy the elegant ambiance of our fine dining restaurant, the casual comfort of our bistro, or the serene beauty of our garden tea house.
Dining at Palheiro


Dining at the Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro is a delight for the senses. You can choose between two restaurants: the elegant Casa Velha Restaurant, with its classical decor and gourmet cuisine, and the relaxed Vista Balancal Restaurant, with its casual menu and golf course views. You can also enjoy a traditional afternoon tea at the Tea House in Palheiro Gardens, surrounded by exotic flora.

Casa Velha do Palheiro Restaurant

The dining room at Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro overlooks the landscaped grounds and manicured lawn at the rear of the five-star property.

A choice menu of the finest gourmet cuisine is matched by an enviable selection of Portuguese and international wines.

Eating here is an essential part of the guest experience and complements any stay at Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro.

Vista Balancal Restaurant

Indulge in a culinary journey with breathtaking views of Funchal Bay at our newly renovated restaurant Vista Balancal.

Chef Gonçalo Bita Bota and his team have expertly crafted a modern Portuguese menu with a fusion of Mediterranean and Asian flavours. Our commitment to sustainability is reflected in our use of seasonal ingredients, mostly sourced from local suppliers. Chef Gonçalo promises an unforgettable dining experience that exceeds expectations. Perfect for romantic dinners, business lunches, or post-golf meals and a perfect spot also for remote working with a good cup of coffee and a local pastry or two!

Our menu and our beautiful restaurant are sure to leave you satisfied and impressed. Let us elevate your dining experience.
Palheiro Golf

The "Casa de Chá" Tea House

The Casa de Chá, or Tea House, enjoys a privileged position in Palheiro Gardens, right next to Palheiro Golf and Casa Velha do Palheiro country house hotel.

From tables set within the building and those on the terrace, guests are afforded pleasant views of the hotel gardens and the golf course. Decorated with framed black and white photographs depicting Palheiro Estate in the 19th century, Casa de Chá offers teas and coffee, soup, sandwiches and salads, and a wonderful selection of homemade cakes, pastries and ice creams for visitors to the gardens as well as light snacks and refreshments for energy-burning golfers.

Casa Velha guests have direct access to the Tea House from the hotel grounds.

Casa Velha Afternoon Tea Experience

Available between 15:00 - 18:00
  • Your choice of tea or coffee
  • Scone with strawberry jam and cream
  • Homemade pastries (Tartlet, Brownie, Cakes, Biscuits)
  • Finger Sandwiches
22,5€ per person

(chamada p/rede fixa nacional)

A Relais & Châteaux Hotel with over 210 years of history, beauty & elegance.
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