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Largo do Poco 1, Funchal, Madeira 9060, Portugal
291 224 252
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Ranked #282 of 416 Restaurants in Funchal
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We stumbled on this place by accident yesterday and decided to go for dinner. There are very few times in life I feel the need to write a review while actually dining. The location is at the start of the old town with excellent setting with a table near the old fountain. The restaurant had a young girl who provided... More

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We liked the food! The ponchas was the best we tasted all week, it is a bit pricey but we enjoyed the food. I had grilled sardines to start and then a meat skewer. My partner had the scabbard fish and banana which she said was the best of the week. We enjoyed the music and would have gone back... More

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East Grinstead
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Just returned from a 10 night holiday in Funchal, Madeira. We like eating out and thought we'd try this place one Monday evening. What a huge mistake! Food well expensive and awful. My wife had a starter of Avocado and prawns, cost about 13 Euro and was just OK but not worth 2 Euro yet alone what they charged!, I... More

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Newquay
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117 reviews 117 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We truly treated ourselves at this restaurant which we stumbled upon during an afternoon in Funchal. Fabulous menu, excellent attentive service, good wine list although we took the waiters recommendation for a 'green' naturally sparkling local wine which was superb. My husband could not resist the suckling pig which had just come out of the oven. I had prawns in... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

As we were on a bed and breakfast basis in our wonderful hotel we ate at a different restaurant every night in old town funchal. This restaurant was on the edge of the old town but we thought we'd give it a whirl. They must have the oldest waiters in any restaurant I've been to but they were very friendly.... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We had lunch at this restaurant which is located on the edge of the old town and close to the town Market which is probably considered the best location near Funchal harbour. However their food and presentation is awful. I tried their "famous Beef on Bay Leaf Skewer” which they highlight as a regional speciality, was I disappointed ! It... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Cannot find anything to recommend this restaurante. The setting was very dismal, it really needs something brighten it up, somehting the live singer even failed to do. The dining experience was not good, especially after the waited offered us "roast suckling pig" which allegedly ad been cooked 2 hours previously which he said would be reheaed!! He gave us a... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

I would agree with most of the other recent reviews on here, in that there is a lot to be said for this place, mostly in terms of the location, and the setting, which is really nice. We also enjoyed the music, a sort of traditional (I guess) lady singer with a guitarist and a guy playing what I think... More

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Penkridge, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I had the suckling pig, it was good but not the best I have had, my girlfriend had Espada fish which I have to say was very tasty! Overall we gave this place 7/10 hence the 3 on here, service was not bad and location pretty good. After Solar de Ajuda last night this was a disappointment for the money.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

There are many good restaurants in Funchal sadly Almirante is not one of them. The restaurant and its staff appear 'tired'. It is in a good location but not helped by the roadworks, Suspect the vegetables served with our meal had been cooking for hours . Taking everything into account the meal was poor value.

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Address: Largo do Poco 1, Funchal, Madeira 9060, Portugal
Phone Number: 291 224 252
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Cuisine: Portuguese

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