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 Convento das Vinhas

Sitio do Convento, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“parrot fish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Sitio do Convento, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (234)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 100 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If we want a really good meal in Madeira, we keep coming back to this Restaurant, as it never fails to deliver very high quality food along with great service. We all had different dishes and thoroughly enjoyed them all , and it’s not often...More

Thank Jonathan_DyDs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant as we were recommended by the Hotel we were staying at. The food was lovely and authentic. Staff were accommodating and attentive.

Thank Dija297
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here - 2 adults and a baby in a stroller who mostly slept through dinner. The restaurant is simple and a bit old school but the kind of place where you expect to see some locals as well. The staff was very...More

Thank Réka K
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has stunning views but the windows were closed and so it was stuffy. The staff were singularly moody and not very welcoming at all. The fish of the day was dorada which was very good. We also ordered calamari which was pretty poor....More

Thank 515Kate515
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The food was eatable, but the french fries weren’t crispy at all and the potatoes were cold. There was rain coming trough the ceiling. There was no toilet paper at the toilet. The stuff wasn’t that friendly. The only good thing was the view.

Thank Mara L
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Having read the most recent reviews for this restaurant and having had it recommended we were really looking forward to a great Saturday night out. What a shock, It was truly the worst meal we have had anywhere in Madeira. The salad in the starter...More

Thank Babyaardvark
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This restaurant is my favourite in Calheta. We ate here twice and both meals were excellent and the portion sizes ample. I would recommend the fish casserole for two, the fresh fish and the rabbit stew. My wife also enjoyed the home-made ice cream. The...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Had mixed fish platter for two (€38). Excellent food. Expect there is a great view as well but was raining heavily when we were there!

Thank Richard C
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!

1  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

1  Thank Cristina C
Nearby HotelsSee all 154 hotels in Madeira
Savoy Calheta Beach
968 reviews
.65 km away
Savoy Saccharum
1,479 reviews
1.19 km away
131 reviews
2.68 km away
Estalagem Engenho Velho
21 reviews
2.85 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Salgadinho Restaurante Snack Bar
75 reviews
.92 km away
Manifattura Di Gelato
453 reviews
.89 km away
Restaurant New Era
576 reviews
.86 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sugar Cane Factory
208 reviews
.96 km away
Calheta Beach
226 reviews
.40 km away
Casa das Mudas Arts Center
73 reviews
.29 km away
On Tales
337 reviews
1.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurante Convento das Vinhas staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Groups, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sitio do Convento, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta
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