21 – 26 April: Madeira Film Festival
This year, Belmond Reid’s Palace is a proud partner of the Madeira Film Festival.
With a focus on the island’s UNESCO Laurisilva forest, many events will be held at the hotel and the nearby Teatro Municipal Baltazar. Expect enthralling cinematic experiences, concerts, talks, workshops, fashion shows, dinners and parties.
24 April: The Fashion of Patricia Pinto
Discover the fashion of Funchal’s own Patricia Pinto. Starting at 9pm, the show begins with a performance from Tennessee-based band ‘Escondido’. After the inspiring catwalk show, enjoy a sophisticated drink in the Cocktail Bar.
Priced at €20 per person
26 April: Film Festival Grand Finale
End the Madeira Film Festival in style at Belmond Reid’s Palace. Begin with a performance from Scottish Ceilidh players Lori Watson and Fiona Black. Then enjoy a delicious buffet dinner in the Pool Restaurant.
Priced at €65 per person; a contribution will be donated to the Fundação do Gil child protection charity. Guests staying on a half-board basis can enjoy the dinner for a €15 supplement.
3 May: Spring Flower Ball
To commemorate Funchal’s much-loved Flower Festival, join us for an elegant evening of dining and celebrating. After a cocktail reception, enjoy a delicious three-course menu with selected wines. Then take the hand of your special someone and dance to the music of the Rose Flower Band.
Dress code: Dinner jacket or dark suit for gentlemen; flower motifs celebrating spring are welcome.
Priced at €80 per person; a portion of this evening’s proceeds will be donated to a local charity.
10 – 11 May: Reid’s Classic Auto Show
Revel in the history and beauty of classic cars and masterpieces of automotive technology.
On 10 May, admire classic sports cars as they recreate the ‘Rampa dos Barreiros’ uphill car race. In the evening, Restaurant Villa Cipriani opens its doors for a unique event, complete with finger food, wine pairings and a live DJ. Priced at €35 per person.
On 11 May, hundreds of vintage cars, motors and bicycles will be exhibited along the streets outside Belmond Reid’s Palace.
Since its debut in 2012, the Reid’s Classic Auto Show has proved a hit across the island and is an event not to be missed. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page >
Year Round Events
Tuesdays – Dinner Dance
Dress up and join us for our elegant Dinner Dance. Listen to live music and dine on a sumptuous four-course menu. Come early and practice your dance moves with a special class led by our own Professor Pedro.
Price: €66 per person, not including beverages
Thursdays – Fado Evenings
Step into the timeless charm of Belmond Reid’s Palace and be treated to the wonderful live Fado music of Eugénia Maria.
Fridays – Jazz Night
Join us in the lounge and terrace on warm summer evenings and be treated to the dulcet tones of our Swing Feel band.
First Friday of every month – Drinks at Reid’s
Once a month from 7–9:30pm, come and enjoy two cocktails for the price of one. Explore our distinguished drinks menu as live music creates a convivial atmosphere.
Daily – Afternoon Tea
Delight in a selection of sandwiches, pastries, teas and infusions in an elegant setting accompanied by soothing piano music. On Wednesdays and Sundays guests can also enjoy a guided tour around our flourishing garden.
Price: €33.50 per person
Belmond Reid's Palace
Estrada Monumental 139
Telephone: +351 291 71 71 71
Fax: +351 291 71 71 77