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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 #35 of 419 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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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Loughborough
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We ate here and sampled one of the fixed price menus. It was excellent value and the food was tasty and there were plenty of vegetables. The waitress was friendly and the service was efficient.

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Skipton
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Visited X Tonel twice during our holiday. Unfortunately we could not visit more as the restaurant was then closed for a short family holiday. Food and service as good as ever. Quality of meat and fish supported with a wide selection of fresh vegetables. If you have room there are always lovely home made sweets. Always excellent value. This year... More

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england
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Food was excellent,service was excellent. Fish was cooked to perfection and the vegetables were as well. Would recommend eating here

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madeira
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Small restuarant ,best to book other wise you could be disapointed Opposite the famouse REIDS hotel Good choice of food well balanced and served Reasonably priced Overall a great place to eat As we live in Madeira ,we have eaten there a few times allways verry good

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Reading, England
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This restaurant is opposite Reid's where we were staying and like many others we took dinner here on one night we did not want the full monty in our hotel. The restaurant is small and does not attempt to create a faux atmosphere but the cooking we found very good and great value for money. I had a tasty and... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Usually go at least twice to this lovely little restaurant close by Reads. They are usually full so booking is essential. They are full because they know their clientele and know what they want and at what price. The restaurant is small about 24 covers. The service is great, the staff fantastic and the food even better. Highly recommended

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