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Rua Ponta da Cruz | Edificio Rodamar Nº18 Ak, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
+351 291 762 396
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Barry, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic birthday celebration for my daughter on the 23rd. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive the entertainment was first class as was the food. A nice touch with the birthday cake which was very much appreciated. Bruno was on form as usual and made our celebration one to remember.

Thank ANTHONY730
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is superb, the staff excellent and very caring, and Bruno the manager is all you would expect from this superb place.

Thank DerekMcNaught
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We arrived in Maderia late evening and searched for restaurants near our hotel and the Real Canoa came up. Well want an absolute gem of a find!!! The food was fantastic - sea bass and prawns was delicious - but what really made it was the amazing staff. They were attentive and very friendly. To top it all, the nite... More 

Thank cph26
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We come twice to eat when we are in Funchal for a week because we love the whole package at Bruno's Real Canoa. Last week was no exception as we enjoyed the food, fun entertainment and seeing all the staff again! We are always given a fabulous welcome from everyone. Love to watch the reaction of people who walk by... More 

Thank elainemmason
Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother and I were staying in the Pestana Grand, and could see how popular the restaurant was immediately. We had a meal our second night, and it was fantastic. Excellent food, and very well priced. The owner was extremely friendly. We ended up returning multiple times during our week in Madeira. No other restaurant on the Island came close... More 

Thank ConnorBroomfield
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to visit this restaurant by friends. The restaurant had only just opened again after a holiday and was obviously very popular. The order was taken in a very brusque way and when the first course arrived it was was incorrect. We were made to feel like it was our fault . The fish for the main course was small,... More 

Thank woodyGateshead
Stirling, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a mid week meal here and booked for 7.15pm. A very large number of people arrived at the same time. Shown to our seat and we're told they had run out of menus. Waited over an hour for our food (main course - no starters) we had finished our wine and water long before the food arrived (salmon on... More 

Thank pensionerjim
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another great evening thanks to Bruno and his team. Food was fantastic as always and great service. Book a table and take advantage of the free shuttle from the waiters. Busy night with the live music and Bruno's excellent dancing skills. A must go restaurant each time we are here.

Thank Andy S
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this lovely restaurant on our first night and I would strongly recommend it. We were greeted by one of the waiter who approached in a very friendly way not pushy at all like you do when passing by a restaurant. Little did he know that I had already booked a table via Trip Advisor. We were kindly given... More 

Thank Kurt P
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the reviews on TripAdvisor and we were staying close at the Madeira Regency Cliff so booked for a Saturday night. The food was fantastic and we could not eat another thing by the end as the portions were so generous. Great service with live music that wasnt to loud and added to a great evening. We have booked again... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
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
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
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: +351 291 762 396

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