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X Tonel Restaurante

Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
291 773 247
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Ranked #38 of 416 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: On the road out of Funchal towards the former Football Ground
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Glasgow
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We came across this restaurant by chance as it is directly across the road from Reids. We passed when it was closed but it appealed as it was small and the menu varied. We took a chance of visiting without a reservation and were lucky to get a table. We would recommend booking. Our choice from the menu was the... More

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Seaford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Small but excellent restaurant. Food was perfect. Good choice and delicious! Needs to be booked in advance as it is small and very popular. Location - opposite Reids Hotel.

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Greenisland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were fortunate to get a last minute booking. Great food, wonderful service. We have recommended this restaurant to a lot of people and they have all been very pleased with it. Looking forward to next year!

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A nice, quiet and small restaurant which is not that easy to spot from the main road. We booked a table and they came to our hotel to pick us up which was a really nice touch. We had a variety of starters and mains and were all very good. I would recommend booking as it is only a small... More

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Forfar, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Absolutely excellent meal here tonight. We had to take a booking for 6.30pm as it was full otherwise. Small intimate restaurant for 30 diners . Superb atmosphere - excellent service - great food. Lots of regulars which is a good sign. You must book - several days in advance - so be warned. Great selection of a la carte dishes... More

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We were taken to this small restaurant in the Lido district and opposite Reid's Hotel, on a Saturday night by friends who are regular visitors to Madeira with the promise that it was a little bit special. Were they ever right?? What a delight to find somewhere that hasn't fallen into the trap of tourist mediocrity. We had booked ahead... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a small restaurant but it serves a superb variety of traditional dishes extremely well. Fish dishes and 'espetada' (steak served on a long skewer / kebab style) are particularly good. The octopus starter was excellent. Fish pie and shepherd's pie is also offered for the less adventurous.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The name doesn't trip off the tongue but tucked along a parade of shops opposite Reid's is THE BEST restaurant in Funchal and we've been going to Madeira for many years. It only seats about 30 people and a little like a corridor but the food and service make up for the lack of decor. Never had a bad meal... More

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Lagos, Faro, Portugal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had an evening meal and a lunch here. Both meals were excellent. The fixed priced menus in the evenings give you lots of choice and are nicely cooked and presented. At lunchtime the menu is different, with lighter food. Staff very helpful and friendly. For evenings you need to book.

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Cumbria
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a lovely meal here during our stay in Funchal. Only very small contemporary restaurant opposite Reids hotel. Food was well cooked, very tasty and the service very friendly! Great value too.

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Address: Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
Phone Number: 291 773 247
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Cuisine: International

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