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Restaurante Grand Cafe Columbus

Avenida do Mar, 36 | Frente ao Teleférico, Funchal, Madeira 9060-190, Portugal
+351 291 242 170
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible25%
3 Jan 2018
“Vastly overpriced”
21 Feb 2018
“Great place”
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Avenida do Mar, 36 | Frente ao Teleférico, Funchal, Madeira 9060-190, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Having been here a few times we have always found it a great place and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank René Andre B
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We had wonderful coffee and custard tarts,which were amazing,this is a beautiful and very pleasant surrounding,inside is very opulent ,lovely chandeliers ,the staff were very polite and courteous ,which added to our experience

Thank Jean Innes
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here for first time since opening. Food was very tasty(2 courses each)soup lovely, sea bass & lasagne mains were well cooked and actually very good. A few basics they seem to have missed.Should provide something to use whilst eating the olives instead of...More

Thank shroppiefly
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered scones with jam and a latte. Coffee ok but scones are literally the worst I've ever had! Served with a small pot of marmalade, a hard little tub of butter and a tablespoon sized portion of squirty cream. Asked for strawberry (scones are not...More

Thank lrd77
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the iconic landmarks of Funchal and worth a stop. We simply had a couple of (huge!) toasted sandwiches (or 'tosty' as they describe them in the menu and Cokes for just over €20, which is a bit expensive for Madeira standards,...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We ended-up going to the restaurant as it was recommended in one of the guides. I didn't have high expectation but reality was worse. Shabby place, waiter very unpleasant and the pizza we got was nothing special. I would surely avoid it next time.

Thank mchour1
Reviewed 3 March 2013

It is a restaurant next to Teleferico base station. We ordered mains. I ordered lamb kebab which was cold and raw. I asked waiter why it was not cooked. He said that it should be like that and I didn't tell how I wanted it...More

1  Thank petersonpol
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Very good food. Great recipes and a very nice reception before, during and after our permenence. A wonderful view, the sea and marine nature. Well localized and has a very good service and GREAT DRINKS TOO! What fabulous cocktails and shot´s for a friends night...More

Thank Candice L
Reviewed 31 October 2011

Next to the cable car station - with very good value lunchtime snacks. Sit outside watch the sea and the cable car heading up the mountains.

Thank Mike789
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida do Mar, 36 | Frente ao Teleférico, Funchal, Madeira 9060-190, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 242 170
  • E-mail
Restaurant with a variety of environments. Terrace, Dining room, snacks, ice cream. Situated beside the sea in the most central avenue of the city. Specialists in fresh fish and meats of the region. Welcoming environment. Dedicated staff, professional and courteous.
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