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Il Basilico

Rua de Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004537, Portugal
+351 291 708 700
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Ranked #103 of 408 restaurants in Funchal
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: À la carte dining for lovers of genuine Italian flavours. Sharpen your senses at Il Basilico next to the sea-front promenade. A match made in heaven...Seating: 58 + 36 (terrace) Open: Monday until Saturday lunch : 12:30 - 3:00 pm dinner : 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm Open: Sunday lunch : 12:30 - 4:00 pm dinner : 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is part of the Vila Porte Mare complex, specialising in Italian food. It seemed very popular and there weren't many tables available when we walked in from the street. Separate kids menus were available complete with colouring activities and coloured pencils. We chose to share some bruschetta as a starter, followed by pizzas. The restaurant was happy to... More

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Nothing to dislike here. Order taken quickly and drinks arrived with a nice selection of bread. Excellent sea bass with veg.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had a lovely light lunch here as we were sating at the eden mar hire next door. Had the squid with spinach & tomatoes, gorgeous & really reasonable too. Lovely wine also, def worth a visit.

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Happened upon il basilico by accident, one evening - thoroughly enjoyed it. Good, tasty food and attentive service. Well worth a visit.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Just had 4 fantastic pizzas from the Basilico ordered by phone collected on foot. Ready on time courteous staff good price wonderful pizzas everyone enjoyed their order. No left overs for fridge too delicious. Recommend to anyone best pizzas in area!

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Funchal, Portugal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Quality is the key! And they have it! Very nice restaurant, great Italian food and friendly staff! Lasagne and risotto are great! Not expensive

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london
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

my daughter is gluten free and the resturant has gluten free pasta and provided gluten free bread, we have only experienced this in a Michelin star restaurant, great! our non gluten free pasta and pizza were equally excellent - highly recommended

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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

A pleasant if not normal style classy Italian restaurant. I chose the new on the menu Chicken pizza, my fault as I didn't realise it wasn't tomato sauce based. On request they happily brought some in the side to me , so I could destroy the chefs design & put the lovely Italian style pizza tomato base sauce all over... More

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Mold, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a very nice Italian restaurant, the food is always first class although there is not a particularly large choice of food on the menu. It is worthwhile booking, especially on a Monday given that this the day that most people fly into Funchal and they are therefore tired and do not want to travel very far to have... More

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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is a great restaurant, very smart decor, nice to sit outside and watch the world go by, very good service as was the food - the fried calamari were to die for, I'd highly recommend visiting this restaurant

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