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Restaurante A Chave

Sitio do Largo da Igreja | Faial, Santana, Madeira 9230-053, Portugal
+351 291 573 262
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good57%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Sitio do Largo da Igreja | Faial, Santana, Madeira 9230-053, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This restaurant is a must on all levels, value, food and setting. The views and the gardens are stunning, the staff are very attentive and courteous, the food was delicious and served piping hot, it was very good value for money.

Thank Lizzy W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ate there for a late lunch on May 3rd. We came upon it while driving around Faial and what a treat. We ate outside and all had lamb shank which was outstanding. They also served fresh green peas and a lovely fried cabbage along with...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Everything was excellent, service, food, prices, very nice place,everything was perfect!!!!!! I can recommend it!!

Thank Anette C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We had here pleasant but not too exciting lunch. very well maintained garden with good views but on that day it was too windy to dine outside. Would I come back ? Rather not - I would choose something more memorable

Thank MonsunowaMegha
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely place, nice staff and good, enough food. I would like to go back, its a good place to stay a few hours

Thank György M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited Faial on a tour with Daniel Madeira Taxis, revued elsewhere, our driver suggested this quiet restaurant for lunch. We were warmly welcomed and ordered steak skewers and some local red wine. What a delight! A basket of the most delicious garlic bread arrived...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had lunch here. Espada with almonds and bananas was great, very much recommended. An entertaining detail is the noisy frogs by the fish pond (at the terrace). Funny.

Thank Kanerva
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch on recommendation of tour guide when on private taxi tour of island. Sat out on the terrace under sun umbrella and enjoyed the views. Had a fresh tuna salad and tasty garlic bread. Leisurely lunch. Good service and well priced. Plan...More

Thank Butterfly007652380
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch during an organised trip - Lovely chicken meal with beautiful sauce in peaceful courtyard sipping cold Coral beer. Staff very kind and helpful

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We decided to have main dishes only. Lamb- was soft and juicy ,traditional beef skewer very delicate, tuna served with fried onion very testy and portuguese speciality Espada served with banana was suprisingly good.All together a very good experience, lovely staff, quick service.Worth visiting!

Thank Katarzyna D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sitio do Largo da Igreja | Faial, Santana, Madeira 9230-053, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Santana
  • Phone Number: +351 291 573 262
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