The Ritz Madeira

The Ritz Madeira is one of the oldest cafes and restaurants in Funchal, located on the main street opposite the beautiful fragrant municipal gardens in bloom 12 months a year. The Ritz open-air esplanade and 1st floor terrace both overlook the enchanting colourful gardens with the backdrop of the majestic Madeira Mountains. Our varied menu caters for all palettes with a selection of drinks, light snacks and upstairs our restaurant with live cabaret show and dancing every Saturday nights.
Our homemade Italian Gelato is not to be missed and available in 32 delicious flavours, all made daily by our Gelato Chef with no preservatives or additives.

100 YEARS OF ISLAND HOSPITALITY


The Ritz has of course offered friendly hospitality for more than 100 years and continues the tradition of being at your service all day, Monday to Sunday, all year round. At the Ritz Madeira we celebrate an endless summer and welcome you to join us!

 

The Ritz Madeira Restaurant Cafe and Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Municipal Gardens

On the opposite side of the road from The Ritz Madeira is the beautiful Municipal Gardens, through the year the gardens are always in full bloom, the views above is from The Ritz balcony.

 

The Ritz Vintage tiles

From more than 100 years, the exterior and interior hand painted tiles portraying old Madeira scenes are one off the most photographed items on the Island.

 

Private Events

Coco Heavey wearing one of Yasmin's Siddiqui creations.

Live Music

Every afternoon and evening.

Cabaret Dinner Show

Saturday evening special at The Ritz staring Sian Lesley.

 

 

Madeira waves goodbye to the Queen Elisabeth II for the last time. The largest Madeira Wine Company is just 50 meters from The Ritz.

 

The Madeira Wine Rally / Rali Vinho da Madeira

The international rally is every August and starts right in front of The Ritz Madeira, as does the Vintage Car Rally.

The winner of 2014 Rally Bruno Magalhães celebrating at the Ritz with Rádio TSF Madeira and Sian Lesley

 

Madeira Christmas & New Year's

Christmas and New Year's Celebrations at The Ritz Madeira.

 

The Madeira Carnival

The Madeira Carnival is one of the major attractions in Madeira Island, held every year in February. The Carnival Parade takes place on Saturday with a fabulous parade of floats directly behind the Ritz.

 

The Ritz proprietor

The proprietor of the Ritz Madeira Mike Heavey with Sian Lesley, Mike was formerly from Galway city, Ireland, and has IT interests in Portugal and Spain.