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Restaurante O Forno

Rua Cruz do Salao, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-201, Portugal
+351 291 098 341
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken” (20 reviews)
“skewers” (10 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Cruz do Salao, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-201, Portugal
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Found this place via TripAdvisor & deffo worth the drive. Great tasty kebabs & friendly waiters, reasonably priced, recommend & would return. Enjoy!

Thank Zoe B
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here twice on our short break in Madeira, despite staying at the other side of the island. The first time was by chance, the second by choice. Amazing menu selection with comprehensive catering for veggies + vegans. Meat eaters will also love it...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious and amazing food. The friendliest place/people we’ve been to on Madeira within last 8 days. Bunch of cool and funny guys speaking several languages!

Thank Martina S
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had lunch here the other day. The food was excellent (the chicken grilled at the moment) and served with a friendly smile - something I didn't often find in Madeira. Prices are really good for the value. I aslo noticed that they have quite...More

Thank Fiorella R
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

great food at an attractive price and a very very warm welcome ! The menu is quite large and the service is quick and always with a smile!

Thank Jo O
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped off for lunch here by chance while heading to visit the lighthouse at Ponta do Pargo (near Calheta in Madeira). Very interesting menu. Some of the ubiquitous Madeiran dishes but plenty of other choices too. I had the Lemon Chicken from the “special...More

Thank LouLouWalk
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is not a Restaurant you find by chance. Located in a small village (909 inhabitants) at the top of a Hill, the drive was nice but not a straight one, so be prepared. We visited based on recommandations and were not disappointed. I personally...More

Thank ibogl
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Really excellent espetada with 5 different aromatic spices. Really good price & quality and friendly staff, family business... also fish of the day was delicious Must visit if you are in the neighbourhood

1  Thank dries p
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

very tasty food, no mather, what you choose; best fish soup ever, super friendly staff; excellent home made poncha

Thank Troute77
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Best restaurant on Madeira!! Tonight was our second visit in three days to this delicious gem of a restaurant. Every starter, main dish and dessert is made with care and cannot compare to anything else we have experienced in our first week here. The staff...More

Thank Jenna L
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14 October 2018|
Response from Dr. C K | Reviewed this property |
The toilet is a real small room, you are allowed to flush paper and there are no stairs. Handwash is unisex.
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Martin D
31 October 2016|
Response from OForno2016 | Property representative |
Hi Martin, Thank you for your question, yes we have many Gluten Free options, as most of the food Meat and Fish is cooked on the BBQ, and we also have Vegetarian Dishes also Gluten Free. We are Closed on Mondays. Hope to see... More
16 October 2015|
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Response from CourseMarshall | Reviewed this property |
As the last post said, the road is fine taking you up into the mountains a little way. The drive gives lovely views and although the trip will take you an hour, if you combine it with some sightseeing on the way it will be a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Cruz do Salao, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-201, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta  >  Ponta do Pargo
  • Phone Number: +351 291 098 341
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Outside traditional oakwood smoked BBQ. Come & enjoy a celebration of big exciting flavours served alongside true Madeiran favourites. Full menu & daily specials board, including tasty vegetarian dishes & Grandma's signature homemade desserts. Fresh from our BBQ to your plate, BBQ cooking at its best!!!
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