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Jungle Rain Cafe

) #47 of 52 Restaurants in Calheta ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Portuguese, International
Sitio do Ovil - Paul da Serra, Calheta, Madeira 9370-999, Portugal
+351 291 820 150
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  • Excellent1%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible48%
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“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“pre arranged” (2 reviews)
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Portuguese, International
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Sitio do Ovil - Paul da Serra, Calheta, Madeira 9370-999, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We attended as part of an organised safari with True Spirit ( see other review). We were at Jungle Rain for a wine tasting and then for dinner. The location was really good as was the different wines and nibbles served with them. We then...More

Thank mikeatkip
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A great hearty meal after a cool walk around the mountain. We read the previous reviews and were prepared for a disaster. But, the meat dishes were superb, one mixed meat skewer, one pork skewer and a steak on a hot stone was plenty for...More

Thank TCoxall
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We drove up to the Jungle Rain Cafe and Hotel today planning to have breakfast here before starting our hike. The place is completely shut down due to refurbishment.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I visited this place for lunch as part of an excursion. I loved the interior, the waiter serving our group cracked jokes left, right, and center. We didn't have to wait long for our food at all (although that could be because our guide phoned...More

Thank Wenchoochoo
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We were there after 25 fountains trip. It was cold, we were tired. It was too late for a lunch, but too early for a dinner. We ordered two beef empanadas and a chicken one. They all were very good. The beer (Coral), was also...More

Thank drugiraz
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Was hungry on our trip on the highland plateau, decided to make a stop in this cafe. WHAT A MISTAKE... 2 ladies behand the counter was not paying any attension to us or the other guest who arrived at the same time. grumpy and absolutly...More

Thank 283stenb
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This place is bad. The setting of the café could have been beautiful. But it wasn't. It was 4°C outside and no more than 10°C inside.. staff watching TV, old meat tasting really bad.. chicken was pink in the middle.. drinks were ice cold, which...More

Thank Rudi W
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We originally called in to the Churrascaria Grill (next to Jungle Rain) to ask directions to the Levada car park. The lady behind the bar was very helpful. After the walk we went back there and ordered a pizza and beer. The good news was...More

Thank Ade B
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Please, don't go to this place. The waiter was very unkind for us. He had one thinks to do... watching tv serious. When we ordered coffe, cake and soup The waiter was startled.... Asked us - only this? Food was not good and unfresh. The...More

Thank Emixy0
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

When you're alone in a wide region you don't have to take care about service. So, do not expect too much when visiting this jungle.

Thank Raybel2390
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 34
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sitio do Ovil - Paul da Serra, Calheta, Madeira 9370-999, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta
  • Phone Number: +351 291 820 150
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Description
Jungle Rain Restaurant is the only one on the island, which tries to resemble the most hidden jungle on the planet. The restaurant is unique in Europe, as its decoration and theme environment simulate a tropical forest. The “robot” animals, the trees and decorative plants, and the special effects with background music recreate a genuine “forest” that makes your meal a very special and unforgettable experience. There, you can closely observe the behavior and the wild roaring of several animals in their habitats, such as the lion, gorillas, an elephant, the anaconda or a crocodile. Simulated thunderstorm, fog and rain complete the scenery and give it a more realistic touch. We offers you the best in traditional Madeiran and Portuguese cuisine, as well as special dishes of wild meat.
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