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Cable Car Cafe

Next To Cable Car | Monte, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (9 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European
Next To Cable Car | Monte, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is just a busy coffee bar, the staff do their best but sometimes they're rushed off their feet. Here's a tip: if you want a normal coffee with milk, ask for a Chinesa (cheenaysa), and a custard tart is a Pastel de Nata....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good coffee and the passion fruit cake was delicious - really light and very fruity. Order & pay at the counter, find a seat with a view and your order will be delivered to your table.

Thank CathyAJ
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great views looking out to sea. Staff not very friendly but good coffee. Looked to have a good choice of homemade cakes. Interesting shop to look round.

Thank TonyDodgson
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Not sure were a previouse review got "more expensive" as the prices are very modest. Great view from the cafe terrace and a very nice choice of what looked like "home made cakes"

Thank derek973
Reviewed 31 January 2018

You might want to stop here for a spot of lunch, a cup of something or a refreshing drink when visiting any of the attractions up in Monte. Good food, good service. Nice view.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 7 January 2018

At the top of the cable car station, easy to walk to and good views out to sea. Order at counter then table service.

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

obviously a little more expensive and the opening horus seem a little strange but you cant complain about the views on a clear day they are stunning

Thank swift314
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Very well located near to the top station of the cable car and having a good patio with great views. Self service and and OK offering - we just had coffees which were reasonably priced for the location. Looking around, had an impression that many...More

Thank GOMS2013
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Could be used in a better way than just a walk in expensive tourist trap. Would not mind paying for well presented meals and service but not operated well.

Thank CraigSLondon
Reviewed 15 October 2017

If you are looking for a refreshing drink, coffee, or a snack to enjoy the grand view with, this is just the spot for you. Fast service with a smile, reasonably priced and very effective. Try it!

Thank Christopher B
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next To Cable Car | Monte, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Right next to the cable car in Monte, Funchal, Madeira
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