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Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A | Located 50m West of R. Conde Carvalhal and Caminho Da Ingreja, Funchal, Madeira 9060-014, Portugal
+351 291 795 599
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked to the restaurant from Funchal town centre, it's a bit of a trek but not too bad. We chose to sit on the balcony, which gives brilliant views over Funchal. The service we got was excellent, prompt and helpful, and as with other reviews the food was well cooked and very good. We had a mixed meat skewer,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If the weather is nice sit outside the view is spectacular.The sangria is the best and the food was fantastic.

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Thank jdg00
Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely, lovely food! The meat on skewers was perfectly cooked and the food was bursting with flavour! Would highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank Emma H
Uppsala County, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good, we tried the classic beef "espetadas", skewer. Excellent service and a beautiful view over Funchal and the Atlantic Sea.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night with a tour from our cruise Oceana P&O What can I say brilliant from start to finish .The food was delicious. The service first rate . Staff excellent friendly helpful . But the entertainment was fabulous x The atmosphere was fantastic got everyone who wanted to join in up and dancing. They must have been exhausted afterward.One... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We got to Zarcos soaking wet and probably earlier than most to the Clientele so it seemed quiet. I asked the waitress what the vegetables were and because she could not explain in English that I could understand she came and showed me which I very much appreciated. The Spit roasts are hung and we are left to serve ourselves.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Good and well prepared food (most of the options available are typical Madeira kitchen), staff very polite, comfortable room, and an amazing view to complete the experience of eating a wonderful lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Firstly google maps will take you to the wrong place! It is on the correct road but you need to keep going up the hill winding right then left and you'll see it on your left at no 136. The menu is good. We had the traditional bread with garlic to start and ordered some lovely wine with the help... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Wow, what a fantastic restaurant. the skewered meat meals are just delicious and really good value. Their Mojitos were fantastic, the best we had all trip. Sitting out on the balcony watching the sunset over Funchal was just magical.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Visited the eatery again whilst fires were raging in Funchal, every one very nervous because of friends and relatives at risk but the service was excellent and the food worth every penny. Sat inside because of the high winds and smoke from the fires across the valley. The professionalism of the serving and catering staff was excellent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A | Located 50m West of R. Conde Carvalhal and Caminho Da Ingreja, Funchal, Madeira 9060-014, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 795 599

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