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Armazem do Sal

Rua da Alfandega, 135, Funchal, Madeira 9000-059, Portugal
+351 291 241 285
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Ranked #2 of 407 restaurants in Funchal
Cuisines: Portuguese, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Armazem do Sal Restaurant is located in an old building, which has a history that dates over two hundred Years. In its inception it served to store salt, then a commodity, for Madeira's population. This imposing structure made of basalt flagstones and massive wooden beams takes you to quite a distant past. The Armazem do Sal Restaurant offers a traditional menu with a modern twist, with a variety of items prepared by our young Chef Roberto Barros and his team. All of this is enjoyed with carefully selected wines, an exquisite service and live music daily for a memorable experience. SPECIAL OFFERS EXTRA VALUE PRIX FIX MENU Your choice of Starter, Main Course and Dessert from our a La Carte Menu. Aperitif (Madeira or Sparkling Wine)and your choice of Coffee or Tea included in the price: Prix Fix Menu - 30,00 € per Person With Selected Wine Pairings- 39,00 per Person LUNCH IN ARMAZEM DO SAL (12:00 - 15:00) From Monday to Friday, we offer a superb choice of daily dishes and desserts : Daily Suggestion: 7,95 € (Meat, Catch of the Day, Vegetarian or Salad) Dessert of the Day: 2,50 € Visit us!
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Visited for my birthday meal, very memorable night. We had 4 course meal with wine pairings, and the choices were extensive and all courses were well presented and were of a very high quality. All staff were friendly and attentive. We were seated in the courtyard, where live music helped create a lovely ambience. At the end of the meal,... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We found this restaurant by sheer chance on the second day of our week in Funchal. The food, the quality of the cooking, the staff ... everything was really great by any standard. And amazingly it is little more expensive than other places. The only downside was that every other dinner we had was compared to Armazem - unfavourably -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Read the reviews and came to see for ourselves, it's Excellant, and you may need to book! Service was great and the food delicious

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Helsinki, Finland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

After two years, back again, with a very similar experience as we had previously: excellent. Also I know, that I repeat other reviewers´ texts but what else can I do, since those are also my opinions. The service was fast and polite and the guitar player created very pleasant background music. Armazem do Sal offers a full menu with wines... More

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We visited Armazem do Sal in the lunch time but ordered dishes that were not in lunch menu because wanted to experience smth special. Everything was great! Risotto and steak was parted for two portions for us and it was huge even after that! We would like to thank chef and waiters for the great meal and service.

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Having been to this restaurant on every visit to Madeira over the past 5 years, it consistently delivers a very high quality of food. But we visited last night and everything about our evening was fabulous. We were greeted with a smile and shown to our table.We went for the 39 Euro wine matching menu.The service all evening was great... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

picked the restrarant from trip advisor and after reading the reviews and went for the fixed price menu at 39e on arrival the acoustic guitar player was playing wish you were here by Pink Floyd so it set the scene for me 4 of us had different selections and all wanted to try each others! The wine recomendations seemed odd... More

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We visited this restaurant on our first night in Funchal, and were very impressed. It has a great atmosphere, and the food and service is first class. Would recommend the 39 euro's option, which more or less gives a choice of any course, and the wine flowed freely throughout. I am not a lover of haute cuisine, but although the... More

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

So, We went on June 22nd 2014, it was a nicely lit, quiet venue with an excellent guitarist playing in the background, enough so you could hear it but not intrusive. My girlfriend ordered the Steamed salmon whilst I went with the Filet Mignon. Drinks we had a bottle of white Madeira wine to the tune of €39 and followed... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

We ate very well during two weeks in Funchal but Armazem was clearly the most impressive place we found so we returned on 12 July. The service, the room and the music all back up the efforts of the chef very well indeed. This is surely close to a Michelin star level and still extraordinary value. The set menu with... More

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