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Madeira Rum House

Great place and fantastic host. He makes the best Poncha we had ever tasted. Lovely place to sit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trish F
via mobile
Best rum of all.

We visited the rum house last year and were so much looking forward to going back. Roberto made us... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Ian T
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Typical place where you can try and buy Madeira Rum from all the island. Visit MadeiraRumHouse!
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Rua Portao de Sao Tiago 19c | Old Town, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
+351 291 611 303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

and a free visit to the museum which still uses machinery worked by steam to make rum. The oldest rum distillery in the world (?) you can taste for free the different rums sold in the shop. Views outside the distillery were superb.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place and fantastic host. He makes the best Poncha we had ever tasted. Lovely place to sit and watch the world go by and right next to the Fort

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trish F
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Must admit Rum isn't my thing but went in to see if I could find one I liked from the hundreds on display, unfortunately I couldn't but the music was excellent. Choose from a long list of VINYL albums 👍🏼

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fitchlea
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We visited the rum house last year and were so much looking forward to going back. Roberto made us very welcome and always takes the time to explain the differences in the various rums. He is such a nice guy and obviously passionate about what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of hours with family and friends in this superb bar. Excellent music which suited the atmosphere of the whole place perfectly. Minimalistic furnishings but tastefully done, a simple menu of local rums with various mixers. Definitely order a ‘fisherman’s poncho’, it’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angelica W
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a traditional fisherman’s Poncha - we could see this being made fresh and whilst we waited we were brought some popcorn! Lovely bar , staff were really friendly and the drinks were fabulous

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jendixon
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Was walking through the old town in a evening and saw this house of rum (gem). We had a rum tasting which was briliant no words to describe. Until then I didnt know that madeira have rum. The owner was a fantastic host explanined you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank georrgger
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Best! and only rum house in the Old town of Funchal! Lovely drinks, rum cocktails and a fantastic rum taster board! Set on a lovely cobbled street! !! Lovely place for a drink! a MUST if in the area!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travelcountries2018
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Saw this place had great reviews on Trip Advisor so paid it a visit. It’s set in the old town which is busy little area at night with people sat outside eating. The Rum bar was very quiet, it was 9am on a Saturday evening...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J4axky
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best experiences i had in Madeira. The host, Victor  was so passionate about rum, and could tell alot about the rums that  they where serving!  It was a very good evening even though the next morning was not that  great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anders N
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21 July 2018|
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Response from 490JaneM490 | Reviewed this property |
This isn't a big place doubt it ould manage 20 people x
21 June 2018|
Response from 490JaneM490 | Reviewed this property |
Think its evenings are best we went may time and it was open
15 December 2016|
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Response from RobAndrade | Property representative |
hello! i will be open this afternoon after 6 pm tanks
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