At Madeira Island Hotel Casa Velha do Palheiro, gastronomy and the art of fine dining are celebrated hallmarks of the hotel’s award-winning gourmet restaurant – one of the finest on the island.
Traditional Portuguese food is artistically reinterpreted, and a Mediterranean flavour spiced with hints of the oriental characterise the culinary choice that is prepared with flair and imagination.
Guests eating at Casa Velha Restaurant are regaled with a variety of appetising menu options.
In addition to an accomplished à la carte menu, diners can choose from the carte du jour, a daily menu listing a set course of inventive and aromatic meals. Also available is a light menu, from which room service can be ordered.
Alternatively, the seven-course menu dégustation affords the opportunity of tasting selected dishes with different Portuguese wines.
Actually, Casa Velha’s rich and distinguished range of wines is representative of labels from across Portugal and around the world.
Fresh fruity whites, bold earthy reds together with sparkling rosés, vintage ports and, of course, the very best Madeira from Blandy’s stock the cellar.
Wines from France, Italy, Australia and the Americas lend an international dimension, and the champagnes provide for that extra special occasion.
To dine at Casa Velha Restaurant, which is also open to non-residents of the hotel, is to appreciate gourmet cuisine in all its intricate combination of flavours and textures, cooked with genuine passion and beautifully served.
Open for dinner only, reservations are recommended and the dress code is smart-casual (no T-shirts, jeans or sportswear).