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Gaviao Novo

Rua Santa Maria 131, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
+351 291 229 238
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (54 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rua Santa Maria 131, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have just returned home after two weeks in Madeira, and we went to Gaviao Novo three times it was so good! The first night my grilled red snapper was very good, but the star of the show that you must try is the Seafood...More

Thank Martin M
Tiago T, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The entire Gavião Novo restaurant team was very happy to read your words. We strive every day for our guests to have a wonderful experience of Madeira Island flavours. As we want to surprise you again positively, do not forget to ask for the day...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent discussion about the fresh fish available, and how it might be cooked. We shared scorpion fish, and I had the sardines to start. The food could not be faulted and all the staff were friendly and efficient. If you want fish, visit this restaurant.

Thank Peter L
Tiago T, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It is a pleasure to read your comment. We got very happy thanks to clients like you, who make our lives happier. We hope you have felt like coming back because it will be a great pleasure to serve you again. Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great find in the Rua Santa Maria. With great trepidation we ordered the black scabbard fish bolo, but nothing to fear it was the most delicious sandwich ever.More

Thank Edna080
Tiago T, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for visiting us and enjoying our gastronomy, we always use quality products and we make our dishes with a lot of affection. As you liked this sandwich, we thought you would like our other suggestions too, so do not forget to ask on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were advised to visit this restaurant in the old town by the hotel we were staying and were not disappointed. My wife prefers fish,I meat, having said that I started with a great fish soup, the main course my wife decided to try the...More

Thank Ian A
Tiago T, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It is a pleasure to read your comment. We got very happy thanks to clients like you, who make our lives happier. We hope you have felt like coming back because it will be a great pleasure to serve you again. Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband picked this as he wanted fish - and there was a great selection to choose from. In the end he went for the mixed fish skewer and he was very impressed. I had a beef skewer, the meat was lovely and it was...More

Thank Gillian B
Tiago T, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

In restaurant Gaviã Novo, we thank you very much for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed in general. Our goal is to make you happy. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place for our last evening in Madeira.We had observed how popular the restaurant was when dining across the street at Mozart and also the Trip Advisor rating.It didn't disappoint - very generous portions & well cooked & presented food without any of the...More

Thank DiandChris
Tiago T, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It is a pleasure to read your comment. We got very happy thanks to clients like you, who make our lives happier. We hope you have felt like coming back because it will be a great pleasure to serve you again. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to get away from standard hotel food and have a special meal for our wedding anniversary. On the previous night, we walked through the Old Town in search of a restaurant and chanced upon Gaviao Novo. We talked to the owner and soon...More

Thank BrownsofYorkshire
Tiago T, Guest Relations Manager at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and enjoying our gastronomy, we always use quality products and we make our dishes with a lot of affection. As you liked this dish, we thought you would like our other suggestions too, so do not forget to ask on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited three times in a week which tells its own story. It’s not pretentious or fussy but it really is a lovely and authentic restaraunt which serves great fish dishes. If you are around the old town you should make the effort to go,...More

Thank Ash51
Tiago T, Guest Relations Manager at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The entire Gavião Novo restaurant team was very happy to read your words. We strive every day for our guests to have a wonderful experience of Madeira Island flavours. As we want to surprise you again positively, do not forget to ask for the day...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place after looking for somewhere else. Dined here several times and can recommend the quality of food and service. Fresh fish is served daily alongside succulent steak and many other fantadtic options. What we also enjoyed was the friendly service from...More

Thank Shaun L
Tiago T, Guest Relations Manager at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

In restaurant Gavião Novo, we thank you very much for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed our fish. Our goal is to make you happy. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a authentic evening meal in the Old Town district of Funchal. And that we found. Superb fish, excellent service and great atmosphere. Well worth the visit.More

Thank Tim G
Tiago T, Guest Relations Manager at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us and enjoying our gastronomy, we always use quality products and we make our dishes with a lot of affection. As you liked this dish, we thought you would like our other suggestions too, so do not forget to ask on...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 64
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Santa Maria 131, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 229 238
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Description
It is for us a privilege to be part of the good memories of those who visit Gavião Novo. In our restaurant you will find a friendly and committed team that will transform your meal into an experience worth remembering.
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