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Golden Gate Grand Cafe

Avenida Zarco 2A, Funchal, Madeira 9000-060, Portugal
+351 291 234 383
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“cakes” (14 reviews)
“gnocchi” (2 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
Italian, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Zarco 2A, Funchal, Madeira 9000-060, Portugal
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Reviewed today

we sat outside and had lunch here. The staff are very good and uniforms make the whole experience 1st class. Absolutely beautiful inside, definitely worth a visit. Food and drinks good and not as expensive as you would anticipate.

Thank Chadgiles
Reviewed 2 days ago

So glad to see this lovely historic building open again. It is very smart in white and gold with staff uniforms to match. Great place to sit with a coffee and watch the world go by. Expensive compared with other cafes in Funchal but a...More

Thank Cags63
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another little gem where you feel that you're being treated with first class service. We've had a few drinks and food at this establishment. Our first night we had wraps and I asked for a side of sweet potato fries, but they weren't fries, the...More

Thank MrsScouse
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best cafe in Funchal. Recently refurbished and is beautifully decorated in traditional style. It is impeccably clean and tidy and the staff are very attentive, friendly and efficient. Didn't have dinner there but used it many times for snacks and lunches. Food (and pastries) very...More

Thank iainmurphy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best restaurant we went to in Madeira (1st floor is for the gastronomic restaurant, ground floor is for the snack restaurant). Prices are more expensive than in others but the service quality and meals taste justify it. Compared to what you get, and to other...More

Thank phileos2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dessert and wine at this newly renovated restaurant which sits across from the Bank of Portugal. It is situated in a very nice area. The restaurant itself is beautiful and reminded me of San Francisco's Grand Café. The desserts we had were excellent....More

Thank RodMcLeod
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been at the Apolo restaurant a couple of times so we did try the new Golden Gate. It waa crowded mostly for tea and coffee and we were for lunch. It took ages to someone to get our order. We have meat and it...More

Thank adamsmithy76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, excellent service, clean and a big option from the menu. The restaurant upstairs it's something special, very nice, top service and good food. Best place for coffe, lunch and dinner in town.

Thank Valentin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sangria. 5 kinds. Try the green. Very clean bathrooms. Wonderful place to make the center piece of your trip.

Thank Anton H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice view of the city. Nice fresh drinks! Very clean, but my chicken baguette was cold it meant to be toasted! Also the salad is not so fresh it looks little bit brown. Also it's quite pricey in my opinion! You will definitely find else...More

Thank Adam A
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29 January 2015|
Response from ah-reiziger |
No it is not. To bad! We are here now (july 2016). Still closed......
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Zarco 2A, Funchal, Madeira 9000-060, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 234 383
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