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.
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.
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.
Open 7:30pm–10pm, Tuesday through Saturday
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.
Indulge in a buffet breakfast with freshly-squeezed juices and champagne, served daily from 7:30am–10:30am.
Light snacks and drinks are available from 10am–6pm during winter and 7pm during summer; a cold buffet and specialities fresh from the grill are served between 12:30–3pm.
From June through mid-September we are open for dinner. On Sundays join us for the Summer Buffet.
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)Book your table A
More to Savour
Peruse our options for every mood and appetite
Take a seat in our glitzy bar for a stylish aperitif, or simply wind down and plan your next adventure. Light meals are served in the evenings, from 7pm to 11pm—perfect for when you want a bite to eat with your evening cocktail. A velvety dark chocolate mousse or rich Madeira wine parfait could be the perfect accompaniment.
Open from 10am–1am
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.
Mid-September–May: open on Sundays for Champagne Gala Buffet from 7–9:30pm
Available every Sunday, June through to 9 September
Throughout the summer a bountiful buffet will be served at the Pool Terrace. With live music from the Àdler Quartet, take time to savour the breathtaking views as the sun sets over the Bay. €80 per person, including selected wine, with a smart casual dress code.