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Rua Da Casa Branca 102 | Hotel Belo Sol, Funchal, Madeira 9000-350, Portugal
+351 291 762 318
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Ranked #14 of 430 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: In Solar da Ajuda you will find the perfect harmony between our delicious food and a luxurious environment. Here everything was thought to please our guests. We are sure that you will feel very comfortable here with us. We pride ourselves to have an experienced and well trained team that will grant you the best of services. Visiting us is to take on the adventure of having new delicious flavours in your month, try our incomparable Steak on Stone or our delicious Mexican Fajitas. If that does not seduce you we have a incredible range of international and Regional Cousine.
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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We wanted something simple to eat and close our hotel. We ordered a pizza and a salad to share. It was exactly what we wanted. The place was very busy and a nice atmosphere. We did not have to wait very long and the food was fresh and tasty. Well worth a visit.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We ordered Steak on a stone (the filet one). And we weren't disappointed in our choice. The meat was so tender and just perfect. It was accompagnied by fries, three kinds of dip - garlic (aioli) barbecue-ish and a hot spicy tomatodip. And a wonderful salad a la coleslaw, just more delicious. The staff was wonderful. Extremely friendly and very... More 

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cardiff,wales
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Steak espetada with chips and salad .. Cooked exactly to my taste.. medium. Perfect every time. Husband had tuna .. Cooked to his taste. Staff welcoming, professional, friendly.. We ate there 6 times out of 7! All work as a team . We ate there last year and staff remembered us. Popular eating place.. May need to book a table... More 

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Eymet, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service, good presentation but their signature dish of steak cooked as you eat on a hot stone, would only appeal to heavy meat eaters. however we found the alternatives of fish and chicken well cooked though too copious for our small appetites.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We ate here twice during our week in Funchal and had a great meal both times. This is now our favourite restaurant in Funchal. Other diners we spoke to said the same. Staff were very friendly and recognised us when we went back. We had 3 courses which was good value, and the steak on the stone was delicious -... More 

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Madeira Islands, Portugal
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

An excellent restaurant and one not to be missed. Looks like a cafe from the outside but don't let this put you off.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This restaurant was just opposite our hotel and had been recommended by other reviewers. We only ate here once , it was always busy when we looked so obviously popular. We can't complain about our meals but we thought the tables were too close together . Just glad that we weren't sat next to someone who was eating raw steak... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

We kept going to Funchal centre because we didn't dare try any of the tourist area restaurants, but one day we were just too tired to drive so decided to try this one. It was fantastic. Nice people, well served. We could choose the salad we wanted instead of having the regular prepared salad. They had dishes for kids. Meat... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This looks really ordinary from the outside but once you're in its really good. Very good food, particularly the steaks on a stone, good service and very reasonably priced at under 20 euros a head including drinks. Not the most inventive menu you will ever see but well worth a visit.

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Hammamet, Tunisia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Great place for a steak on the stone, called in twice this week. More expensive than most but you get what you pay for . Great customer training, only open between 7pm and 10pm and usually very busy. We will be back to see you in January.

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Additional Information about Solar Da Ajuda

Address: Rua Da Casa Branca 102 | Hotel Belo Sol, Funchal, Madeira 9000-350, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 291 762 318
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: International

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