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Rua Brigadeiro Oudinot 3 | Edifício Oudinot, Level 3, Funchal, Madeira 9060-209, Portugal
+351 291 223 165
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The whole experience, from start to finish, was excellent. Everyone representing the restaurant was pleasant, helpful and had a good personality which made for a really enjoyable evening. The food was imaginative and first class. Topped off by a good range of desserts with a passionfruit cheesecake which may (or may not chef!) be the best we have eaten.

Thank Pavlova2014
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9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all - fabulous service, waiters and waitresses very attentive and welcoming. The chef also came to ask us how we found the food - I'm not sure if this was because it was quiet when we visited or standard practice but we really liked it. The menu is fabulous for vegetarians and vegans! And my favourite part was... More 

Thank Sophie F
Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely meal with lots of good choices for vegetarians and vegans too. The goats cheese starter was divine. Excellent beef and rack of lamb too. Service was very friendly. Strongly recommended.

Thank Martin S
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant excited me very much as it had its own vegetarian/ vegan menu. Where to begin? The bread is outstanding and must be eaten. The starters are delicious and more unusual for me (I had the mushrooms with cashews). The mains are superb and the deserts are a necessity. We had the chocolate fondant pudding which you had to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This resturant has it all - great staff, rooftop views and sensational food! My husband is a vegetarian so not always easy to find good restaurants to eat at which offer such variety, but the choice here is great. I would recommend the tuna steak - just delicious.

Thank brogan h
Kettering, United Kingdom
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a pleasure to go to a restaurant which fully understands and caters for Jen's food allergies. The quality of the food was sensational and just a third of the price of our meal at Cipriani and William. The service was friendly and jovial. There is a good wine menu and we had a good view from the outside terrace.... More 

Thank Saxondalefoxes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in after reading reviews, do not be put off by entrance , go and enjoy freshly prepared and cooked food , well worth it, good for vegetarians and the norm :) Staff and chef friendly and helpful, not the cheapest but worth it if visiting , all of us would go again,

Thank SB-Cambs
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife saw this in the distance as we visited the farmers market in Funchal. It was a bit strange getting to the restaurant, no signs and you have to take the lift. We ate on the balcony. They had the best chips I've ever eaten in my 59 years! Great food, great wine, sensible prices and a great location.... More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the basis of other reviews here, we enjoyed a beautiful meal on the terrace during our holiday. A very good range of dishes for veggies and fish/meat eaters, thoughtful presentation and good use of ingredients. All staff were friendly and welcoming and it was a very nice touch for the head chef to come and chat to us about... More 

Thank Melanie W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent vegetarian meal, creatively made and presented. Especially loved the deserts. Friendly and knowledgable staff helped us select dished tailored to allergy needs. Spacious balcony with a beautiful little herb garden and a view on the harbour and the city

Thank Reinier T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $34
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Brigadeiro Oudinot 3 | Edifício Oudinot, Level 3, Funchal, Madeira 9060-209, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 223 165
Olives Restaurant is influenced by many different cuisines, as Madeiran cuisine is. It is all under the same interpretation, the Mediterranean cuisine, in which Portugal and Madeira have the major influence. In our space you can choose from two different sets, interior, around a foyer with a beautiful art deco/nouveaux inspired staircase, or the outside terrace with a view for the city market area and Funchal cruise port. From the menu you have as options several fish and meat dishes, or you can choose from our vegetarian/vegan menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?