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Gaviao Novo

Rua Santa Maria 131, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
+351 291 229 238
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (45 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“steak” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Rua Santa Maria 131, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 525 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

A Lovley meal in a beautiful oura . Food was wonderful and the quality of fish great. Service great and quality good service brilliant would I eat hear again most definitely.

Thank diane m
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your dining experience, we are very proud of doing our best to only use local ingredients and share Madeira Island flavours with our guests.

Reviewed 19 July 2017

good quality food, in the cobblestone street for the true atmosphere of Funchal. Friendly helpful staff.

Thank Jenny R
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you so much for your visit and review, we hope for your next visit anytime soon.

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Good food and service in a busy location. Sitting inside means you avoid the smokers and the hustle and bustle of the street.

Thank Barbara R
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and review. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon.

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We tried this restaurant as it was recommended in our Lonely Planet It was excellent . Staff were friendly and entertaining. The fresh fish was superb, limpets in garlic , red snapper. Steak in Madeira sauce delicious. Would definitely return Also good value for the...More

Thank Linda C
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and review, is very important to have independent reviews from our customers, we are very pleased to know you enjoyed a fantastic gastronomy experience with us and enjoyed our service. We hope for your next visit anytime soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because we had Cataplana on our last visit to the Algarve and it was delicious. So as this was on the menu here in Madeira we thought we would give it a try. What can I say ..... it was...More

Thank Gary H
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We do our best to only use local ingredients and provide a great gastronomy experience with Madeira Island flavours. We hope for your next visit anytime soon.

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with a friend after spotting "cataplana" on the board outside. We both very much enjoyed the cataplana which also come with extra "piri piri" for thos of us who love spicy food. They have a reasonable wine list & the service was...More

Thank pad_11
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your dining experience, we do our best to only use local ingredients and provide a great gastronomy experience with Madeira Island flavours. We hope for your next visit anytime soon.

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on the advice of our Lonely planet book and we weren't disappointed. Rua Santa Maria has a lovely atmosphere and this restaurant is around halfway up - the staff were very polite and also very funny. We had scabbard fish and mixed grill...More

Thank Kitterus
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your dining experience, we do our best to only use local ingredients and provide a great gastronomy experience with Madeira Island flavours. We hope for your next visit anytime soon.

Reviewed 23 June 2017

We ran the gauntlet of the vast number of restaurants in very close proximity in Rua Santa Maria, which is a must see street in Funchal. Whether by luck or good judgement, we selected Gaviao Novo, partly drawn by the fantastic display of bright eyed...More

Thank StAlbansExplorer
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words, is very important to have independent reviews from our customers, we are very pleased to know you enjoyed a fantastic gastronomy experience with us. We hope for your next visit anytime soon.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had been recommended this restaurant by someone in the Hotel (which was a mere metres from the place.having read the reviews we decided to try for a lunch and were not disappointed.As said by others the Cataplana was superb as was the service. A...More

1  Thank John P
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your time for writing about your experience. Hope you can visit us in the near future.

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We'd searched out this restaurant for one reason only, the cataplana. We'd spotted them on our last trip and wanted desperately to try. We chose the seafood one and it came with rice and serve in a copper looking container. The waitor plated it up...More

Thank Jayne B
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Gaviao Novo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for your review, hope you can come back again in the future to enjoy more of our fresh local ingredients.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 66
Meals
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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