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Il Basilico

Rua de Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004537, Portugal
+351 291 708 700
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Ranked #85 of 430 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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Thames Ditton
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Staying at The Residence', the Basilico almost feels like our own restaurant!...it is now enlarged with more room & a Tapas area which adds to its charm..the menu is huge (could be shorter with bigger print!) but every different choice is a pleasure...lovely food, good local wines & excellent service by great staff...we love it there & clearly so do... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Clean modern restaurant. Went on a weekday evening and it was busy - would suggest a reservation to avoid being disappointed. Live music. Food was fairly expensive $13-14 for mains. Drinks reasonable prices. Pizza ok - good portion. Overall would recommend.

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Dinner her was great - superb Italian food and delicious wine. The spaghetti bolognaise and mushroom pasta dishes are fabulous and copious. Unfortunately, our lunch time experience was less impressive. Two of us ordered pizza and they had clearly been sitting waiting on the two pasta dishes to be finished as they were tepid with the cheese starting to set.... More 

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Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This was our second choice after a disappointing cancellation for another resaurant. However............ think we were very lucky. The food was very tasty and well presented and served by friendly knowledgable staff in very pleasant surroundings.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We ate their three times in two weeks, itself a recommendation with different numbers in our party each time and enjoyed the all the meals. On the first occasion a big birthday, a 'surprise' chocolate cake was provided which was enjoyed by all. Service was good and child-friendly. The ambience is pleasant and the music, playing on our third visit,... More 

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

Our first night in Funchal we saw this restaurant next door to our hotel and decided to give it a try, we weren't disappointed. Started sharing the marinated mushroom bruschetta which was delicious followed by fish stew ( my husband had always wanted to try the French version, but this was delicious tasty with several different fish ) I had... More 

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Southwell, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

we have been going to madeira yearly for fifteen years and this restaurant beats the lot and that includes reids. the choice of food is excellent, the staff are all knowlegible and freindly. i find that any restaurant or hotel belonging to the porto santo group are excellent

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Middleton-on-Sea, null, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We ate here twice during our stay,the first time we both left half of our Duck Ragout because of the big helpings so next time we shared one,which the restaurant suggested,perfect.Service is excellent and really good menu.Prices really good for this quality of food.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lovely Italian restaurant part of the porto bay group.feels upmarket but not overpriced had a lovely evening there.

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Trondheim, Norway
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104 reviews 104 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Loved the food here... the pasta was made fresh and so were the breads. Pizza was excellent and very good options for vegetarians as well! Loved their dessert of Focaccia with mascarpone and ice cream is a MUST EAT!!!

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Address: Rua de Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004537, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 291 708 700
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Cuisine: Italian

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