Nightlife in Funchal

To make your evening a success, here are a few suggestions where to go in Funchal, depending on your mood, preferences or special occasions you might want to celebrate on your holidays in Madeira.


Copacana is the cathedral of the madeiran night. Sound, lighting and video projection of excellence, this nightclub is the stage for very lively nights and theme parties. On the discotheque Copacabana stages, important and renowned artists, both national and international, passed by, such as: Joanna, Bonny M, the Brazilian band “Cheiro de Amor”, Delfins, Luís Represas, Sandra de Sá, Martinho da Vila, Ana Moura... read more


Madeira also has a Casino for all those who want to try their luck with gambling! Designed by Oscar Niemeyer, the Casino of Madeira is the epicenter of entertainment in the Region. It is the ideal place to enjoy a good Dinner & Show, or to dance the night away at the Copacabana & Garden. Apart from all this you can find luck in modern slot machines or in classic roulette or blackjack... read more 


If you want to escape the sweaty clubs and get some fresh air, what's better than a rooftop bar? Trap Music Bar has one where you can lounge, relax or dance the night away. The bar also offers live singers who sing a wide variety of songs. It has an extensive leisure area, with several distinct spaces: a bar area with live music, disco "deep house" and "lounge bar terrace" in order to... read more


Rustic and cozy pub in the style of English pubs, now loomed over by the new Savoy, Funchal's longest-established British pub has sports TV, Sunday roasts, occasional live music and a low-lit interior – expect lots of loud expat banter and British ale. A friendly atmosphere! This pub is special, Really old, really good. Soak up the atmosphere in a dark, wooden alcove. Lively, undiscerning, fun-loving... read more


Hole in One Madeira is a friendly pub. Here, aside from the renowned Guinness and other beers, one can find a complete drinks menu featuring spirits and delicious cocktails, not forgetting the possibility of tasting Madeira Wine. If it wasn't for the language, the Madeira Wine on the drinks list and the "Prego no bolo do Caco" in the snack menu, the atmosphere could well be that of a pub in Dublin... read more


Still the world was stomping to the sound of Saturday Night Fever with John Travolta, Dancin 'Days and the rhythms of Disco Sound, Madeira was already boiling with the mythical Vespas nights located at the time in Ribeiro Seco, later it would move its "platform" to a larger and more modern space located at Av. Sá Carneiro until today. Very frequented by young people, it is the stage for... read more


The Ritz Madeira is one of the oldest grand cafes in Funchal, Madeira, 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. A varied menu caters for all palettes with a selection of drinks... read more


The Barreirinha Bar and Café is set in a chilled out seaside location near the Santa Maria Maior Church in Funchal. A perfect location to relax, read or even watch incoming cruise ships docking or exiting the Funchal harbour. Barreirinha is very small in size but makes up for this by offering a large roadside esplanade with lots of tables and chairs to sit many daytime or evening guests... read more