Madeira shopping

Gifts & Souvenirs in Funchal

Madeira Lovers

The antidote to Madeira's often fusty souvenirs, this cool new company has come up with contemporary designs for its mementos, providing a fresh, 21st-century alternative to plastic dolphins and toboggan driver's ha…
Arts & Crafts in Funchal

Bordal

Bordal is Madeira's top embroidery company, their mark (a hologram) a guarantee the item you are buying has been made on the island. The shop specialises in fine embroidered linens and the factory upstairs can also …
Arts & Crafts in Funchal

Saudade Madeira

Local producers of handicrafts and speciality foodstuffs pay for shelf space at this arty shop-cafe bang in the centre of Funchal. Everything from Madeira-themed paintings to locally made azulejos tiles, T-shirts to…
Market in Funchal

Armazém do Mercado

Exquisitely renovated by architect Paul David, the man behind Calheta's Casa das Mudas, this old embroidery factory and mechanic's shop has been transformed into an urban pop-up space for local businesses and crafts…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Funchal

Casa do Turista

Is it a shop, is it a museum? Well, Funchal's most famous souvenir shop is kinda both. A traditional affair, it's worth taking half an hour to browse the exquisite tableware exhibitions, ceramics, embroidery, wine …
Food & Drinks in Funchal

Madeira Tradicional

Great little shop-cafe-bar selling exclusively Madeiran/Portuguese wares such as olive oil, soap, poncha, bolo de mel, sugar-cane biscuits, trendy souvenirs, Madeiran table wines, locally made jewellery and much mor…
Books in Funchal

Livraria Esperança

This huge shop selling secondhand and new books fills an entire palace and claims to stock over 107,000 titles, making it Portugal's largest. Most of the books are in Portuguese but there is a foreign-language secti…
Sports & Outdoors in Funchal

O Bordão

Had to leave your walking sticks at airport security, lost your compass or forgotten your hiking boots for the Levadas? Then head for O Bordão (The Staff), the island's only dedicated outdoor gear shop. The range is…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Funchal

Patrício & Gouveia

Funchal's classiest souvenir emporium is a world away from the bird-of-paradise-flower fridge magnets and chinese T-shirts of the Hotel Zone. This venerable institution brings together the finest handicrafts and foo…
Food in Funchal

Fabrica Santo Antonio

A delightfully old-fashioned shop, with its early 20th-century display cases, scales and counters still in place, from which staff offer the classic made-in-Madeira tooth-rotters such as bolo de mel (molasses cake),…