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Largo Poco 1, Funchal, Madeira 9060-241, Portugal
291 224 252
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Oban, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a drink one night, the food looked good and the atmosphere was Iively with a singer and locals in eating, so we went back the next night and were not disappointed. Service was friendly and not slow and the food was freshly cooked. Between us we had steak, fish and sucking pig, accompanied by dishes of vegetables,... More 

Thank Shirley M
whitburn Scotland
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came across this place during the day and liked the look of the courtyard with an old stone watering point with large brass taps in the middle of the courtyard.We returned in the evening and were warmly greeted and given a choice of tables.We arrived deliberately early at 19.30 as the \fado singer started at 20.00.Having all taken the... More 

Thank dominic594
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here on a sunny day at lunch time in October. Looked welcoming with crisp table clothes and a bit unusual, as an old well in centre of restaurant and bronze statue to the side. Sangria was fabulous, we had garlic bread to start and chose a local fish stuffed with Prawns - fish was amazing ( waiter showed... More 

Thank rosaline2015
Torquay, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am astonished at some of the poor reviews given to this restaurant as we had a good experience. Staff were quick and efficient, the food served was tasty and very enjoyable. The menu is extensive but fairly typical and prices are slightly higher than some other places. Portions are more generous though. The waiter did tell us without prompting,... More 

Thank Alan M
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across and through it looked decent. We were wrong. Service was non existent! After being told both our beef dishes would be served medium, one was well done and one was rare and both tasteless. Asked for the bill at the end and it never came. Considered doing a runner as didn't feel they deserved our money but eventually... More 

Thank Sian J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in Almorante for a drink whilst walking around Funchal. It's location by the market makes it stand out and is convenient. Having visited the Island many times we have stopped in many bars/restaurants however this was one of the more expensive. I can't judge the quality of the food but €10 for 3 coca colas and an orange juice... More 

Thank Scotto06
Halifax Region, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly wait staff and great ambiance with a live Fado singer who visited table after table to engage the patrons. The restaurant is formed around an large public fountain, which only adds to the atmosphere. The night we visited was a gorgeous warm evening and we enjoyed Madeira style suckling pig. Delicious! The waiter spent time to describe the foods... More 

Thank Ian S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Decent steak and fish, but unpalatable reheated potatoes and veg. The entertainment was the highlight with a homeless man arriving to wash his junk in the public drinking water which is situated in the middle of the restaurant. I appreciate it needs to be done- but slightly taken aback eating dinner. Hope it doesn't spoil your dinner! 😝

Thank Carol-Anne R
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90 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Ate here once and that was enough! Service was slow and poor. Waiter got our order all confused and when eventually we got the right meal, it was awful. The bill was over 65€ for two of us. So many good places to eat, don't waste a night of your holiday here!

Thank jcm9763
Cape Verde
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193 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I tried this restaurant which at the time was busy and it's a large restaurant to be honest our food was really poor and there were a number of German couples sitting close to us who were really upset and complained being English we payed the bill and left give it a miss👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎👎

Thank Nick W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Poco 1, Funchal, Madeira 9060-241, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 291 224 252

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