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 good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“parrot fish” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sitio do Convento, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (262)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 30 August 2018

We have already discovered this restaurant on our first visit a few years ago. It offers excellent food. The fish are fresh and deliciously prepared. The prices are reasonable. Both appetizers and dessert selection are good. We were satisfied with all visits. Although we never...More

Thank Klaus2268
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for a meal as was staying in nearby Calheta marina. The view was amazing looking over the coast and the food was gorgeous. I had one of the best fillet steaks I’ve ever had, cooked perfectly! Others had the surf and turf to...More

Thank raynes83
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited because of good reviews and recommendation in lonely planet. it felt like we entered an 80s restaurant. The fish was baked well, but that was about it. big portions fried very plainly with little seasoning. presented on a big plate with two separate plates...More

1  Thank timmetje29
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant accidently when returning from Rabacal. During our stay in Madeira we visited 10 restaurant but this one was the best. Nice food, nice place and service. I highly recommend it on the way from mountains. Michal

Thank misa v
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Enjoyed early dinner , excellent fish and seafood served buy attentive staff. We stayed nearby so avoided the steep walk up from the beach/marina area.

Thank David B
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Visited again and not disappointed. The club steak was terrific, almost a t-bone, and again they provided a nice vegetable paella-type dish for my wife who has a dairy allergy. Delicious maracuja (passion fruit) pudding - me only. Helpful, friendly staff. Great views across to...More

Thank rufford155
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The best restaurant in the area, superb looking meat and fish. The food and wine were excellent as was the friendly service. The Espetata was amazing on wooden skewer. So good we went twice during our stay in fabulous Madeira.

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful view over Calheta I climbed up so was ready fo a beer but you can drive Lovely food friendly staff who speak English I had octopus vinaigrette, small salad which was huge with lovely dressing and local bread to mop up vinaigrette Couldn't manage...More

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Service, wines and food delicious. The best restaurant in the area. Nice view and local atmosphere. We strongly suggest

1  Thank Sebastian K
Reviewed 20 May 2018 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
Nearby HotelsSee all 156 hotels in Madeira
Savoy Calheta Beach
1,053 reviews
.65 km away
Savoy Saccharum
1,657 reviews
1.19 km away
140 reviews
2.68 km away
Estalagem Engenho Velho
21 reviews
2.85 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Salgadinho Restaurante Snack Bar
90 reviews
.92 km away
Manifattura Di Gelato
568 reviews
.89 km away
Restaurante Beira Mar
86 reviews
.77 km away
Alambique Restaurant - Savoy Saccharum Resort & Spa
34 reviews
1.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Sugar Cane Factory
225 reviews
.96 km away
Calheta Beach
274 reviews
.40 km away
Casa das Mudas Arts Center
80 reviews
.29 km away
Mudas Contemporary Art Museum
52 reviews
.29 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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