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Rua Portao Sao Tiago, Forte de Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
351 291 215 580
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Salerno, Italy
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Romantic place, classy, good food but it seems like something is missing. Maybe my experience was tainted by this accident: we paid and kept waiting for the change (I am not talking about cents of course).. ... some time passed and so I asked for it and the waiter said "someone had forgotten". Pity that they had done the same... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, if we had visited the restaurant earlier on in our holiday, we would have gone back again. We went for the menu at 42.50 euros a head, which included wine. The food was delightful and such good value for money. Each course came with a different wine, which was topped up at regular intervals...very nice wines too. You also... More 

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Thank Beverley P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the restaurant this evening whilst being on holiday is Funchal we chose to come here as they were recommended by a man who has been many times from our hotel. It is our 1st wedding anniversary today so we wanted to do something more special than the average. My husband told the restaurant it was our anniversary and... More 

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Thank Sammylizzie216
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife visited restaurante do forte on our 1st wedding anniversary. I rang up prior to arriving and asked for a bottle of wine due to the occasion and was greeted by all the staff and wished happy anniversary and given a card, also treated like royalty the whole time we were there, even to the point were... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the concept menu at 42.5 Euros each. This was fabulous value and we knew what our bill would be at the end of the evening. The decor is classy, staff are attentive and the food is devine. With the concept menu the staff match your drinks to each course. All drinks are unlimited and that includes water. You... More 

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Thank lyndab621
RestForte, Gerente de relações públicas at Restaurante Do Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for visiting us and for giving this fantastic review. The team is very pleased to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us. Our special concept menu enables our guests to enjoy 5 courses and wine pairing, for an affordable price, 42.50€ with excellent quality. We really want our guests to have a... More 

Belfast, Ireland
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice setting and surroundings. Excellent value for money and plentiful refills of the suggested wine pairings. Another excellent find in Funchal.

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RestForte, Gerente de relações públicas at Restaurante Do Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for visiting us and for writing this great review. The team is very pleased to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us, as we work very hard to assure that you will get a memorable evening. Hopefully this was the first time of many more in our restaurant and we are looking... More 

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a real find. You may a fixed price of just over €42 per head for a 5 course meal plus wine and a glass of fizz on arrival. They keep filling up your glass with very good red and white wine during their meal. You choose your own starter, main course and dessert from an extensive menu and... More 

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Thank BeverleyMcC
RestForte, Gerente de relações públicas at Restaurante Do Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for visiting us and for having the time to write this lovely review. The team is very pleased to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us, as we work very hard to assure that you will get a "1st Class evening". Our special concept menu enables our guests to enjoy 5 courses... More 

merseyside
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked the restaurant for our last night of our holiday and a good job we did as it was very busy. We have eaten there before, this was our third visit and we weren't disappointed. We decided on the special menu and the choice was amazing and from the moment we arrived and were seated at our table we... More 

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1 Thank Marion F
RestForte, Gerente de relações públicas at Restaurante Do Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your visit and your honest opinion. We are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed your experience with us again, from the food, service, ambience and attention to detail because details matter the most. We sincerely hope you had a wonderful last evening, and as it is said "keep the best for... More 

Poole
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my personal experience of this place. We were recommended to go to this restaurant by the concierge at our hotel. This restaurant is supposed to be an unusual one as its set in an old fort. Things started off well as the welcome was fantastic but soon went downhill. The restaurant is quite small and most of the... More 

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RestForte, Gerente de relações públicas at Restaurante Do Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for giving your honest review. Unfortunately you did not have the nice experience that we would have like to give to you and hopefuly you can acept our apologies. We would also like to answer some topics raised in your review. We are indeed situated in an old fort, and both inside... More 

Luxembourg
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sister restaurant to the Mozart; slightly more expensive but worth it for the even nicer location and (in our view) slightly better quality food. Its in a lovely position, in the old fort overlooking the sea, though only a few tables have a good view through the walls (worth booking ahead). As with the Mozart, we recommend... More 

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Thank KGRSER
RestForte, Gerente de relações públicas at Restaurante Do Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your visit and for writing your lovely review. The team are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed your experience at our restaurant. Our special concept menu enables our guests to enjoy 5 courses and wine pairing, for an affordable price, 42.50€ again with excellent quality. We hope to see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Portao Sao Tiago, Forte de Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 351 291 215 580

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