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Restaurante Do Forte

Rua Portao Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9000-031, Portugal
351 291 215 580
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Ranked #11 of 431 Restaurants in Funchal
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had heard that this restaurant was good but we were blown away by the quality of the meal, the presentation, the service, the whole experience. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was exceptionally good and artistically presented. The variety of texture and colour on the plate was beautiful. The staff were smily, efficient and helpful. The wine flowed... More 

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Wales
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Despite visiting Maeita for many years this was our first trip to the Fort...and it won't be our last. The food was superb...presentation excellent, a mixture of many different textures, tastes and colours. The service was first class, friendly, efficient waitresses with good sense of humour, and the wine was plentiful and very enjoyable. This is definitely the best restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Nothing to dislike. It is the most wonderful Restaurant!!!!! Go there at least twice every time we go to Funchal. Cannot fault anything!! Food is delicious staff are lovely

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Scotland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

After a pretty poor show at their sister restaurant, Goya ( where they served a whelk as an amuse bouche), it was with relief to find the Forte retains its excellent standards. The atmosphere, food and service was impeccable - nothing more to add!

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Fine dining in lovely modern restaurant situated in the 17thC seaside fort. Special fixed price menu is a bargain.

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Egham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Had this restaurant recommended by a friend. From the arrival of the old taxi at the hotel all the way through to the return to the hotel this was an exceptional evening. The staff were utterly charming and friendly. The food was amazing and beautifully presented and the value unbelievable. Couldn't rate this high enough. Decided to go to the... 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 19, 2015

We celebrated the New Year at this restaurant. From arriving into the couryard to leaving the Marqee after an amazing meal in the main room everything was first class. An experience never to be missed. Wonderful food,wine, service, staff and the champagne and raisins to see in 2015.

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Dax, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant by people who have lived in Madeira for 35 years so had to give it a go. We were advised to visit in person to chose our table because it can be busy. We are glad we did because we were able to chose a spot with views over the bay, although the interior is... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

In Funchal some restaurants have the offer, where the price is fixed, but you can select the dinner from the a la carte and the wines were included. The dinner was excellent and the value per price was great. I do recommend this restaurant and the reservation is needed.

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Hampshire, UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Sat at a table outside in the sunshine with beautiful views of the sea and sky, for a late Sunday lunch. We'd reserved the table some weeks before but the restaurant was very quiet that day. We chose the all inclusive menu, enjoyed beautifully cooked food and good wine and the service was efficient and polite. Lovely memories for the... More 

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Address: Rua Portao Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9000-031, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 291 215 580
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Cuisine: Portuguese

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