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Reid's Palace Hotel | Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
351 291 717171
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7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Mon 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wed - Fri 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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always go to Les Faunes when in Madeira, the service is impeccable and the food is out of this world. Go on spoil yourself, its not cheap but so worth it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
marilyn w
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Scenic view
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

always go to Les Faunes when in Madeira, the service is impeccable and the food is out of this world. Go on spoil yourself, its not cheap but so worth it!

1 Thank marilyn w
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Les Faunes was closed for a short time and has now been refurbished and re-launched with a new menu as William's, named after the founder of the hotel, William Reid.

2 Thank travelinglight66
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Reminded me a bit of the Savoy or Simpsons in London; the lamb from the trolley was probably the best I have tasted. Such nice service from really genuine people

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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403 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

First of all, the whole experience of staying at the reid's is unforgettable. And the restaurant is also marvellous. Luxurious ambiance, perfect staff, dressed in traditional and upper scale way. The food is very well prepared, very nice, tasteful, but it goes to a traditional style and is not surprising. However, I insist on the whole experience. Unforgettable. Somewhat overpriced,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A quite pretentious attempt at fine dining at very high prices even for the overpriced Reids. A very average meal with no say over which vegetables are served from a menu you do not see in advance of booking. Service was amateurish on occasions which was a surprise.the views were superb. Had to wait 30 minutes after the meal for... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Les Faunes is the restaurant within the famous Reids Hotel in Funchal. Steeped in its illustrious past, one feels that the restaurant relies more on its historical reputation than its current standing, with a setting and furnishings and ambiance more in keeping with the last century than this. The servers are all middle-aged male liveried flunkies giving the impression of... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had dinner here on one evening. The menu was not very adventurous. The service was good but not spectacular. The view is wonderful. For what is provided I think it was expensive.

1 Thank Thanet48
Maldon, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This was our third trip to Rieds and this year we celebrated my husbands birthday with a meal at Les Faunes. As with every other aspect of this fantastic hotel nothing could be faulted. We were seated at a table with a panoramic view over Funchal, the waiting staff were attentive and friendly and the food was amazing. In celebration... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

One of the restaurants at Reids. A beautiful room with excellent views of the town and the harbour. The food and service was very good - not chea,p but you get what you pay for - and we did. Very enjoyable

1 Thank Longey
Welsh Borders, UK
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202 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Like the rest of Reids Hotel, the Faune has stunning views. The welcome and table service is very friendly, and the tables well spaced. The menu appeared to have no vegetarian options, but when we enquired, an extensive vegetarian menu was brought. The cooking was good, not memorable, and we had some quite excellent wines from the extensive and reasonably... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Reid's Palace Hotel | Estrada Monumental 139, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 351 291 717171

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view


Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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