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Vila Alencastre

ER 111 Campo de Baixo, Porto Santo Island 9400, Portugal
+351 291 985 072
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (3 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
ER 111 Campo de Baixo, Porto Santo Island 9400, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my husband and daughter ate here for dinner, we were the only people here but what a lovely little restaurant hidden away. Food was beautiful and setting was great, staff were very friendly too.

Thank roxanne w
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This place doesn’t look much from the outside but it’s really lovely inside - a bit like being in an old wine cellar. There is outside seating too but it was a chilly February evening so we sat inside. Food was really good, half bottles...More

Thank evie62
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Homemade soup to start. Had a steak with a mushroom sauce and a local cheesecake. Waitress was extremely friendly and spoke good English.

Thank AdrianBanks2014
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant we had great service, the one waitress was a bit brusque and the other one was really good and understanding spoke English as we struggled with Portuguese! The food was good.

Thank Prethi S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We went there the first time and we enjoyed the food. We booked the same table for the following evening. When we arrived, the next evening, they seated us at a different table, near the door, where it was cold and windy. When we asked...More

Thank v0xpep
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

One not to miss. Try the limpits, BBQ chicken and beef on skewers. Salmon skewer was also lovely. It's all great one not to miss. you

Thank David G
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Reception, taking of orders, friendly- / helpfulness of the staff was great. The espetadas and the fish were exceptionally tasty. To be recommended!

Thank CHMichael
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We have eaten here twice before and we were not disappointed on this occasion. Friendly welcome and choice of seating inside or outside. A lovely atmosphere helped by attentive but not intrusive service. We had Espada served in different ways with beautiful potatoes and salad....More

1  Thank jkblue
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Food here is really good, but service is really poor. If you can put up with it, or laugh it off, you can have a really good meal. My Scabbard Fish, and partner's Steak were really good, with nice salad, and potatoes. Wine too was...More

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Coming to Porto Santo in January you'll find quite a few of the better restaurants closed. On our search for good food we found Alencastre. Set in a attractive, carefully thought out garden setting this is a neat little restaurant. We had bolo de caco,...More

1  Thank Thomas M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ER 111 Campo de Baixo, Porto Santo Island 9400, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Porto Santo Island
  • Phone Number: +351 291 985 072
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