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Casa de Cha O Fio

Caminho Lombadinha de Baixo, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-232, Portugal
+351 291 882 525
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cake” (16 reviews)
“tea house” (12 reviews)
“cha” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Caminho Lombadinha de Baixo, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-232, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a little gem. Paid this place a visit while on holiday and looking for a good meal. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, had a great meal with a nice bottle of wine in lovely surroundings, what more could you ask for.

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second visit (first one 10 years ago). Still stunning situation and lovely espada (both the banana and the wine and garlic versions) Vegetables here were really good. Big portions very welcome after a long walk. One of the best places on Madeira to watch the...More

Thank Mike0467
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple but cozy place. I think the food is okay (nothing exceptional). Prices are a bit high, si unfavorable price to quality ratio. I found outrageous that they charged us 0,50 € for the mayonnaise to top a plate of fries paid 4,50 €. Sorry...More

1  Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The teahouse is set right on the edge of the cliff near the lighthouse, and has car parking beside the viewpoint. Good for tea or coffee, but we were disappointed with the meals. Tourist food that can be found anywhere is available, and some recipes...More

1  Thank JohnStS
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This place is a real paradise, the location is breathtaking... alone at the very west of the island... the view is one of the more beautiful, ideal sunset spot... they make a very good homemade traditional food... ladies there are so kind... they have many...More

Thank ludoirmo
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was our first time to visit this restaurant and if we return back to Madeira this is the place to re-visit for several reasons: excellent service, soup, lemon cake and tea made of the herbs grown in their own garden. Also the view from...More

Thank Sari L
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We stopped off here due to previous reviews.The views are spectacular,the coffee is very good.We had a steak,ham and cheese toastie which was very nice and a pork toastie (which wasn't that great)We finished off with a slice of cake each.The other half enjoyed the...More

Thank jonesyclan
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We parked at the lighthouse and walked up the path signposted miradour. Gorgeous little tea room with home grown herb tea as well as all the usual teas. Great cakes and lovely looking other food. Really friendly and great views.

Thank ptarmigan11
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We went on a drive round the west of Madeira and stopped here for lunch. My husband had a starter of prawns which was huge easily main course size and I had the vegetable soup which came in a large bowl and included every variety...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This place you have to visit. Lovely views, very friendly staf. They grow there own herbs around the restaurant. For me the best chicken toast I have ever eat :-) Highly recommended!

Thank Cayman258
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Caminho Lombadinha de Baixo, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-232, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta  >  Ponta do Pargo
  • Phone Number: +351 291 882 525
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Tea House with amazing views over the ocean.