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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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Middelfart
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Needed something light to eat after a rainy day in Funchal. We drove at the smal road to Garajau. We found this restaurant on the top in a bend of the road Hadnt heard about about it. God Parkingplace and fantastic wiev over Funchal and the ocean. Nice staff, we just wanted some light meal, and asked for a tuna... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were staying at a nearby hotel when we spotting Zarcos whilst passing between Funchal and the hotel. It looked really welcoming so we went in one evening for a meal. The staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We both ordered the peppered steak which I have to say was one of the best we've had... More 

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Thank SteveWassall
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a lovely family and tourist friendly restaurant. The staff were very helpful efficient and courteous. The menu and food was very tasty and very well presented. The apple pie was simply exceptional.

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Thank Martinjomc
Calheta, Portugal
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated in a group together away from the main restaurant which was good. Started with nibbles and drinks outside and then moved in for lunch. There was plenty of food but the suckling pig was a bit overdone and the sprouts were very bitter. I love sprouts but they killed them. The turkey and the potatoes were very... More 

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Thank MadExpat22
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

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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Thank William R
Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

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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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

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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Thank LasseW1950
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 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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7 reviews
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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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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?