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Real Canoa

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Rua Ponta da Cruz | Edificio Rodamar Nº18 Ak, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were recommended and so pleased we gave this lovely restaurant a fry. We were greeted by Bruno, the owner, who seemed to either know everyone or want to get to know you. The waiting staff were fab too and took time and pleasure to explain the meals. We were delighted with our choices and look forward to our next... More 

Thank Deborah A
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Real Canoa or as we call it "Bruno's". If there ever was a person worthy of the title of restauranteur of Madeira it would be Bruno. Our extended family has been visiting Bruno's restaurant for over a decade. The food served and the attention afforded to us has always been first class, In addition to that at no prompting Bruno... More 

Thank richjet
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you firstly to Vitor, our wonderful waiter who made our evening something that little more special. The food here is incredible and we are SO glad we came. Lovely atmosphere, excellent food and fantastic service. You really must try it yourself. We had the Scabbard with Banana and passion fruit - WOW! And the Beef Steak on skewer -... More 

Thank MelanieAndBilly17
Great Ayton, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had an excellent meal,staff very friendly and children well catered for. As stopping just over the road thought we would give it a go and wasn't disappointed. Worth it for the look on our teenagers face when he ordered the prawns and they were huge! Definitely recommend

Thank Wayne G
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to eat, Bruno and his staff are so welcoming and friendly, we ate here for 3 evenings whilst on holiday for 1 week staying at the Pestana Grand and were more than happy with our meals on all 3 occasions. It has such a lovely relaxed atmosphere, just what you need whilst on holiday, and the... More 

Thank 6569jonige
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A warm welcome from the owner and his very friendly staff.We ate here three times during our stay at the Pestana Grand.Recommend cooking on the hot stones,the fillet beef was delicious.Fantastic atmosphere ....music and even some dancing.An excellent evening!!Best to book a table.

2 Thank JUNE L
Marbella, Spain
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Now I understand why my inlaws have been going there for years. Food is gorgeous, staff is fantastic. I will be back soon x

1 Thank Xxmon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly, welcoming, lovely atmosphere. Greeted with a Madeira wine. Really liked outside tables and cooking n hot stones. Ate here five evenings out of a possible seven. That speaks for itself. Food excellent.

1 Thank Gillian N
Redcar, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to come to this place, it is run by a lovely local man and his friendly team, the food is great, all the seafood is caught by his brother-in-law in neighbouring Camara de Lobos, if you only want a sandwich like us as we were half board in the hotel still come, it's open 11 am till late.... More 

Thank Jill B
Heathfield, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly welcome. It was our wedding anniversary and they made us a cake! Waiters are attentive and amusing. Try the steak or salmon which you cook on a stone at your table. Absolutely delicious. Good value food and excellent atmosphere. Desserts a little disappointing but this was not important as we had a wonderful evening. We were also driven... More 

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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
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ponta da Cruz | Edificio Rodamar Nº18 Ak, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 291762396

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?