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Rua Brigadeiro Oudinot 3 | Edifício Oudinot, Level 3, Funchal, Madeira 9060-209, Portugal
+351 291 223 165
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We eat at Olives every time we visit Madeira and this year was no exception. Luis is on his usual top form. We had dinner at Olives twice and each time the food was cooked to perfection, served with flair and imagination and, as ever, Luis uses the best ingredients. Really, that says it all.

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Thank John Q
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a week of levada walking and hideous hotel food, we found Olives on our last night in Madeira. We were so pleased. There is a wide range of interesting vegetarian options, plus great food for the fish and meat eaters. Service was excellent - friendly and efficient with those little touches that really make you feel welcome. On a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having struggled to find vegetarian food in Funchal, it was so exciting to be handed a vegetarian menu!! We had lovely, yeasty bread with flavoured butters whilst we waited for our main meals. I had a sun-dried tomato risotto which was cooked to perfection, and came with a fresh, crunchy salad. My carnivorous hubby had beef with vegetables which he... More 

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Thank Jonathan L
Skipton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely setting ..Excellent service.. Great food ..Didn't book but got a lovely table outside. Not over priced.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is a bit unusual but don't let that put you off. This place is excellent. The staff/owners were friendly and attentive and the vegetarian menu was extensive. The chef asked us how the meal was and we would go again without hesitation. The food style is high end but was reasonable in price. Just go, you will have... More 

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner here. The food is lovingly prepared by the chef and presentation is spot on. I had chicken and husband the fillet steak, washed down with a bottle of the house red. An Amuse Bouche was served first, then the warm homemade bread came with three little knobs of different types of butter. For dessert I... More 

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Taif, Saudi Arabia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've just finished a review of another venue that really impressed me and got a pang of guilt about never having gotten around to reviewing Olives, despite a wonderful experience way back in August. I had been desperate to go owing to all the positive reviews from other vegans on Trip Advisor but unfortunately, our visit coincided with some dreadful... More 

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Criccieth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first place that we visited on our return to Madeira recently and after eating in most of the Trip Advisor top recommendations this was our unaminous choice for our last night meal before returning to the U.K. We both ordered the Fillet of Beef and in fairness to the Chef he told us that in his opinion... More 

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Thank Larry9850
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Owned by two brothers, great local place. The quality of food is simply outstanding, by far best food I had in Madeira. This should be a Michelin guide restaurant. I ordered steak for my main course, the meat was so tender that I only needed butter knife to cut through it. Great choice of deserts and wine. Must visit when... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner on the terrace, where the view was great. The quality of the food was outstanding. The staff were extremely helpful. Would highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $32
Cuisine
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
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
Description
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?