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Olives

Estrada Monumental 199 | In front of Post Office (CTT or Correios), Funchal, Madeira 9000-065 , Portugal
+351 291 236 004
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Ranked #16 of 413 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $45
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Saw Trip Adviser comments and gave Olives a try this evening. Do not be put off by a slightly uninspiring frontage - the meal and the ambience are first rate and excellent value for money. The chef and his waiters take a great pride in what they are doing and they made us feel very welcome. We will be returning... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Lovely food. Attempt at top-quality service and presentation. Let down by occasional hiccups with service, and a cracked/chipped serving dish for the starter... But the three butters with the bread before the starter is superb. We ate here two nights and the food was lovely and beautifully presented ( apart from the chipped dish). Get in quick before it either... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Based on the comments on tripadvisor we booked a table in olives and it turned out to be a very nice evening! The staff was very welcoming! The cuisine excellent and very creative You still feel that they love what they are doing. Thank you for the nice evening! If we visit Funchal again we will spend one evening at... More

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lincoln
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

from the outside you would never imagine the what you were about to be served. The food, presentation and service were out of this world I would recommend and advise everyone to try Olives, a real jewel.

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UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Superb quality food and personal service at fantastically reasonable prices. Visited twice in our week in Funchal ' made to feel friends.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Had a very pleasant meal here, good service inc. a visit from the chef. Although pretty lighting and good view the restaurant lacked atmosphere a bit more kerb appeal could probably entice more people in.

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Wales
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This was a new find for us on a recent trip to Madeira. The service and food are simple and charming but very very good. The menu is not extensive but is all the better for that and the fish and meat dishes that we enjoyed on our first visit prompted us to return on our last evening. The owner... More

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ate here last night for our anniversary meal. Absolutely beautiful. It turns out it is located on a quiet stretch of Estrada Monumental - tucked away behind an ice cream vendor. It is a glass box high above hotels like the Melia. Great views - excellent decor - contemporary but understated. We booked - but only a few tables... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had been a little disappointed during the first week of our Madeira holiday this Summer at the standard of the food we had been served. This all changed when we came across Olives very close to our hotel. The restaurant was fabulous: friendly and welcoming service, prices were very reasonable and the food was amazing! We ate here another... More

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linlithgow
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Visited 5 or 6 times in a fortnight. As always quality of food and service as good as you will find in Funchal. Lovely family restaurant and Luis's menu and presentation is second to none. The rack of lamb is to die for as is the fillet steak.

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Additional Information about Olives

Address: Estrada Monumental 199 | In front of Post Office (CTT or Correios), Funchal, Madeira 9000-065 , Portugal
Phone Number: +351 291 236 004
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 19 - 45
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian, Contemporary

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