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Seasoned with Madeira magic

Showcasing local, seasonal cuisine, Belmond Reid’s Palace boasts some of the best restaurants in Funchal. Go all out at Michelin-starred William; enjoy a casual moonlit dinner on the terrace of Ristorante Villa Cipriani; or join us for cocktails in our glitzy bar. There’s a dining experience to suit every occasion.

William   |   Villa Cipriani   |   Pool Terrace   |   Afternoon Tea   |   Cocktail Bar   |   Musical Evenings  

William Restaurant

William Restaurant

Scallop carpaccio, fresh langoustines, open lobster ravioli: at Michelin-starred William Restaurant, Madeira's finest seasonal ingredients are brought to life with inventive, contemporary flair.

Dishes can be enjoyed in a sophisticated setting, against a backdrop of spectacular panoramic views.

Opening times:
Open 7:30pm–10pm, Tuesday through Saturday

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Ristorante Villa Cipriani

Ristorante Villa Cipriani

Offering a slice of Italian life on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean...

Whether beneath cobalt blue skies or amid a vivid sunset, our alfresco terrace is the perfect place to settle back with a glass of wine and soak in the view. Choose from a menu that perfectly balances fresh local meats, seafood, herbs and seasoning in delicious Italian dishes.

Open daily from 7pm–10:30pm.


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Pool Terrace

Pool Terrace

Indulge in a buffet breakfast with freshly-squeezed juices and sparkling wine, served daily from 7:30am–10:30am.

Light snacks and drinks are available from 10am–6pm during winter and 7pm during summer; an a la carte menu is served between 12:30–3pm. 

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Anticipate a truly timeless affair.

Choose from delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and homemade pastries, all accompanied by your choice from a selection of 24 teas or an indulgent glass of champagne. This elegant afternoon tradition is something Belmond Reid’s Palace is proud to continue.

Available daily from 3pm to 4:30pm.

Please note: The dress code is smart casual dress (no sportswear or shorts)

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More to Savour

Peruse our options for every mood and appetite

Cocktail Bar

Explore our delectable cocktail menu in the glitzy surrounds of the bar. Our Head Barman Lui­s has been at the helm for decades. Try one of his signature cocktails like the Fine Poncha—an homage to this zesty traditional Madeiran drink. Or sip a Bago made with Sercial, one of the rarest and lightest grapes used in Madeira wine.

Take your seat on a balmy evening to enjoy live music, an irresistible beverage and a snack or light evening meal.

Open from 10am–1am

Menu | Signature cocktails

The Dining Room

Take a seat amid grand pillars and crystal chandeliers, in a setting that perfectly captures the history and glamour of the hotel.

For a special treat, our Champagne Gala Buffet provides a medley of small plates celebrating local artisanal fare.

Opening times:
Mid-September–29 December 2019: open on Sundays for Champagne Gala Buffet from 7–9:30pm

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Cocktail Bar

Sip a Fine Poncha or a delicious Bago at the Belmond Reid’s Palace Cocktail Bar.

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The Dining Room

Setting the bar high for Madeira restaurants, The Dining Room whisks guests on an unforgettable culinary adventure.

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Musical Evenings

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Spend a balmy Madeiran evening soaking up the smooth tones of live piano and gentle Brazilian jazz.

Live Piano, 6:45pm to 7:30pm
Smooth Pop & Bossa Nova, 9pm to 11.30pm


Sit back and savour the music or join in with a sing and dance to retro pop classics performed live.

Live Piano, 6:45pm to 7:30pm
70's & 80's Classics, 9:00pm to 11:30pm


Revel in the relaxed indulgence of our lounge and terrace to the sweet sound of the grand piano.

Live Piano, 6:45pm to 7:30pm


Add a little drama to your evening with an emotive performance of Portuguese Fado at Reid's.

Live Piano, 6:45pm to 7:30pm and 10:00pm to 11:30pm
Soulful Portuguese Fado, 21:15pm to 21:45pm


Set fire to Friday evenings with our lively jazz band and two cocktails for the price of one in our stylish bar

Reid's Jazz Band, 9:00pm to 11:30pm


Swing into the spirit of Saturday night in our luxurious lounge and terrace.

Latin Swing, 9:00pm to 11:30pm

The Art of Flavours Festival

5-7 June 2020: Celebrate gastronomic excellence over three delicious days. Executive Chef Luís Pestana has invited fellow Michelin-star chefs for culinary demonstrations and divine dining events.

Day 1 Sharpen your cooking skills at our Superstar Chef-led workshops.
Day 2 Discover an array of tasty treats at the Food Party with 30 food and wine stalls, followed by a grand spectacle to finish.
Day 3 In the William Restaurant, savour several irresistible courses with the Stars Dinner - a collaborative creation by our guest chefs.

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