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A Vela Branca

Rua Simplicio P. Gouveia FR, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
291934494
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Ranked #63 of 421 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Brandesburton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Thanks to George the culinary side of our holiday was saved, thanks to him liking my shirt and his gentle persuasion to visit the restaurant, all the staff are friendly and helpful, menu was wide and varied, but the flambed pepper steak was stunning!!! Thanks so much Mark and Peter

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Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Eat there 2x with friends. Restaurant> very clean. Also the toilets. The waiters are very friendly. Do their job with love. Are very friendly and interesting. The food is dellicious. Special is flambé fish or meat and fruitdessert. The made it near by your table. Also the fish mixt grill is very good. We love this restaurant and come back... More

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was just down the road from our hotel. The road outside is somewhat busier now due to the change of road layout but the food is very good. We tended to eat at lunchtime and they do a very good lunchtime special including a drink for 8 euros. My husband and I both had the tagliatelli with chicken.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Been to this restaurant four times on two trips to Madeira and have never had a bad meal. The pepper fillet steak is gorgeous!!! The Estepada is superb. Good service with friendly waiters. Would definately recommend a visit.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Good menu with great food. The waiter was very attentive and made the experience so much more enjoyable. Would certainly return.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant twice before, once good and once not so thought we'd give it another chance. We ordered garlic bread and olives and at the same time our wine, starters and main course. The garlic bread and wine arrived promptly and then we waited nearly 40 minutes for our mussels starter, so long that we had finished... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

we found this little restaurant as we were waiting to be collected by our coach to go back to the airport. What a superb meal we had and very reasonable. It was probably the best meal we had had all week & wish we could have had the opportunity to return for another meal. We had the mixed grill &... More

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Mersch, Luxembourg
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Apart from the restaurant settled along main street, we enjoyed a nice dinner. Good price/quality ratio

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Although I usually hate being approached by restaurants wanting custom, I decided to dine here having previously looked at the expansive (but quite expensive) menu. I ordered an espetada, which was visibly flame grilled and impressively came served on a large skewer. The espetada and fried maize were perfect, although obviously the chunks at the top were much less well... More

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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You must try this restaurant on your stay to Madeira - especially to try the mussels. The sauce that they are cooked in is divine! Great staff, especially the guy that stands outside the restaurant inviting you in - he was very friendly, happy and was one of the reasons why we tried this place. We also had the espatada,... More

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Additional Information about A Vela Branca

Address: Rua Simplicio P. Gouveia FR, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Phone Number: 291934494
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Eclectic

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