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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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Fantastic food and the service is the best on the whole island. We came back for lunch following the dinner we had it was that good!

Thank Oli B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First visit, Bruno was very lovely as were all the staff. Food was good, well priced and lots of little free extras that other place charge for. The music was catered I think to an older regular crowd but all good fun non the less :)

Thank Jonaowen
Bern, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was quite ok and the waiters nice. But that's it with positive points! The atmosphere is just horrible - there was a singer with a guitar just pretending playing it and singing awful songs in very bad quality. We chose one of the most expensive wines from the menu - it was really bad! We would never go... More 

Thank Fabienne P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate twice in this restaurant and itwas great. Very friendly atmosphere with a musician playing guitar or accordeon. The manager and the staff are taking care of you and let you feel very welcome. The food is very tasty. Portuguese dishes with a twist. The price is fair and the service is excellent. If you don't have a car,... More 

Thank Joshua G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food in Real canola is brilliant. The Real Canoa cocktail is full of prawns and fresh fruit in a massive glass and is nearly a meal on its own. The filet steak cooked on the hot stone suits everyone's taste. The steak is huge accompanied by chips and veg. Bruno and his staff are always fun to chat with... More 

Thank George S
Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As this restaurant was across the road from our hotel we dismissed it for a while,how wrong were we the host was brilliant in enticing us in the menu is quite extensive and with an excellent wine list it exceeded our expectations. Would strongly recommend a visit

Thank Sjburnouf
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant on two occasions as it was our favourite! There is a lovely atmosphere here with a man playing guitar most nights. The staff are all very friendly and the Manager always makes you feel welcome. You receive complimentary starters and a glass of Madeira on arrival. I had the fish kebab on the first evening and... More 

Thank Millsey1962
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here twice on out holiday. Great menu, huge choice and the food was delicious. Bruno and his team offered incredible hospitality, making us so welcome and the staff were so attentive. Bruno personally spent time talking to all customers and even gave us a guide book on out first evening, wonderful service. Free Madeira wine on arrival and liqueurs... More 

Thank Jodie H
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a recommendation for this restaurant from long time travellers staying at the Grand. We were not disappointed. Bruno the owner is great and he knows everyone. Many people who eat there have been returning for 10 plus years. You generally need a res. The food is all outstanding as is the service and value. We ate there 4... More 

Thank birtleman
Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great night food first class drinks flowed music good. Victor the waiter was very funny and intention made the night go well we certainly rebook and eat there again. The menu was varied madeiran style overall a very enjoyable evening

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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, Breakfast, 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, Large groups, Special occasions, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?