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Il Basilico

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Rua de Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-537, Portugal
+351 291 708 700
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a lovely meal here this week. Starters and mains for both of us were good and the waiter made a great recommendation on a bottle of white wine. Only drawback was it took a while to get anyone's attention to pay the bill as it got more busy but all in all a nice meal, good presentation and... More 

Thank Aaron G
Northern Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A lovely Italian restaurant. Only necessary to book if you want to sit outside but the location on the lido is so beautiful that you probably will. I've been twice and had ravioli with white fish and then chicken and asparagus risotto. A more unusual menu than many of the nearby restaurants.

Thank LouiseElspeth
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Got a table straight away outside, lovely food had veal chop and hubby had fish pasta, nice wine recommended by waiting staff who was really a nice guy that loved Madeira and so he should. Would eat here again

Thank Georgielovestotravel
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We pre booked for 8pm to ensure an outside table. We arrived and had to wait around to be seated whilst the maitre d rearranged and laid up tables for the walk in guests before us. When we were shown to our table it was very much a squeeze to sit at. We could only sit down one at a... More 

Thank Heather V
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Steak was good. Texture of risotto was a bit like porridge and not much taste. Ossobucco also just average. Good service, they are busy so a bit slow.

Thank HelsinkiKisu
Bristol, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited this resturant last year and were dissopointed then and I have to report that it was worse this year! 50 mins for starters to arrive and over 2 hours for the main courses. Staff seemed to be unable to keep us informed of the delays or to give a reason when we questioned them. Short staff was one... More 

Thank susan c
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate here one evening as it was opposite our hotel and we were that impressed we went back several times! The Pizza's are delicious and the gnocchi was also very nice. It does get really busy so we would go down late afternoon and book a table for the evening. However on our last visit, it was very busy... More 

Thank WheresWallis
Hull, East Yorkshire
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great spot for an Italian meal, thoroughly recommend the parmigiana di melanzano. Great advice from the water too.

Thank carmo1
Harelbeke, Belgium
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79 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had dinner in this restaurant, but didn't really have a good feeling about it. We didn't make a reservation, and there was no table free at first. The hostess suggested that we waited 15 minutes inside at the bar. We didn't have a problem with that. We ordered a cocktail, but had to wait at least 20 min to... More 

Thank stoffelzwvl
Greenock, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food freshly made and can recommend the pizzas! Also very reasonably priced. Meal for two with wine around 30 euro also lovely for sitting outside

Thank mojomac1976

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $38
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 708 700
Situated next to the Lido sea promenade, is an Italian-inspired restaurant, with sophisticated flavours, that integrates the local community with the resort's guests. It serves 'à la carte' lunches and dinners, indoors or in the cosy and sunny decked terrace. Seating: 58 + 36 (terrace) opening: 11.30 am lunch: 12.30 am - 3 pm (Sunday until 4pm) tapas : 3 pm - 6.30 pm dinner: 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?