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Solar Da Ajuda

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Rua Da Casa Branca 102 | Hotel Belo Sol, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
+351 291 762 318
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Mon 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had heard good reviews from people that had visited in the past and it was on the list of recommended restaurants we were given on our taxi journey to the hotel, so we visited on our first night. The meals were ok, but not great. I had fajitas which were reasonable and I wouldn't say I didn't like them, but... More 

Thank Meghann F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the restaurant after reading reviews on this site. It is in a very good location for anyone staying at the Pestana Palms or Village. We weren't enticed by the 18.50 menu which was limited in unappealing starters and desserts. We went instead for a starter and main course. The limpets were very nice as was my scabbard fish... More 

Thank gingerhants
Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really surprised at how nice this place was. Was put off at first as no seats outside but after reading reviews we decided to give it a try and weren't disappointed. The food was delicious and very filling. The Mexican chicken was lovely and it was nice and cool inside. Friendly, helpful staff. Would recommend

Thank jollynolly
Roskilde, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the dinner with my girlfriend at Solar Da Ajuda, after reading the other reviews on tripadvisor. We went for the Special Menu 2 with includes starter, main course (beef / fish on stone), dessert and a bottle of wine. The beef on stone was delicious and it was a perfect match with the bottle of wine. Price per... More 

1 Thank Daniel R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended to us as a great place to go for steak on a stone. Fabulous food, great service. From the minute we walked through the door Moses and his girls did everything to make our time with them as enjoyable as possible. We loved it and visited 3 times during our holiday if you are nearby go!!!!

1 Thank sggill22
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here our 2nd night in Madeira as remembered reading reviews on trip advisor, must say was not disappointed with it. This was the first time we had seen steak on the stone and was unsure why it worked, the girls were very helpful and friendly and would definitely recommend this dish here,on a slight hill running off the main... More 

1 Thank 1873_Dave
Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we decided to return to Funchal we made sure we could easily walk to this restaurant. Still great food and very friendly service. Everyone is made to feel very welcome and you realise you are not the only ones to keep returning. The four of us choose very different things off the menu and each one was very good... More 

1 Thank MrsMadeiranspoon
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Returned again and starters of garlic mushrooms and breaded mushrooms served hot, very good, Main steak on the stone could not fault and the lamb chops with fresh veg and jacket potato. All very good

1 Thank Jason C
Funchal, Portugal
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and good service. Food was excellent and quickly served. We had the the stone grilled steak which was lean with added spices. Chicken was excellent as well. Side was patatoes or frensh fries with lots of sauces to choose from. For dessert the apple pie was really nice.Will come again.

1 Thank Bas L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most special steak ever ....What an experience. Give it a try....you will not be disappointed.

Thank joan186354

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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 of 5 stars
European, Portuguese, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Da Casa Branca 102 | Hotel Belo Sol, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 762 318
In Solar da Ajuda you will find the perfect harmony between our delicious food and a luxurious environment. Here everything was thought to please our guests. We are sure that you will feel very comfortable here with us. We pride ourselves to have an experienced and well trained team that will grant you the best of services. Visiting us is to take on the adventure of having new delicious flavours in your month, try our incomparable Steak on Stone or our delicious Mexican Fajitas. If that does not seduce you we have a incredible range of international and Regional Cousine.

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