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Espaco Funchal Funchal

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Rua Carreira, Funchal, Madeira 9000-042, Portugal
+351 291 618 320
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Brighouse
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, good value and excellent service, but make sure you go early - 7pm. We had a great, tasty meal and efficient service and at a reasonable price. The gentleman who lures you into the restaurant is pleasant and funny to watch.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very late dinner here one night, so considering the time I was very impressed by the good service and food. Very little wait, attentive staff, and a wide variety to choose from on the menu. Perfectly decent restaurant and reasonable prices as well.

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Birmingham, England
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had good meals on our last visit to Maderia two years ago so decided to make this one of our first meal stops. As Peri Peri is a local dish, we thought we'd try this - word of warning - this is terrible!!!! Poor quality chicken, Peri Peri sauce watery and was more like gravy wth hot sauce added, generally... More 

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Thank DAAY
edinburgh
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221 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on our first night as we'd enjoyed it on a previous visit. The classic dish of scabbard fish with banana was ok but the serving was tiny, my stuffed pepper contained couscous which was definitely fusty. Reading reviews it seems a bit hit and miss in here, can only emphasise that our last meal was the best of... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lured in to eat at the above resturant once seated the level of service deteroriated by the minute Our starter was ok but the service was poor Our main meal was terrible and we ate very little the waitress made a comment asking if it was ok we made it clear we did not enjoy it but that was totally... More 

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Thank Elsie A
Edinburgh
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the recommendation of the hotel we were staying in, we dined at this restaurant on our first evening. I have to say that we enjoyed our meal. Based upon our experience, we decided to revisit this restaurant 4nights later. We opted for the set menu deal which included some items from our previous visit. To say we were disappointed... More 

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Thank Jim S
Leamington Spa, UK
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105 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Try the specialties like the picanha steak that you cook at the table on hot volcanic stone. Delicious!

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Thank Kenfaisey
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant by chance and were so glad we did! The food is excellent - wide variety of dishes and wines are available. The staff are friendly and helpful. Seating is available outside and inside. Scabbard fish which seems to be a great delicacy in Madeira is available in many different dishes.

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Thank jeanie551
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We past by the restaurant one evening and was approached by one of the street-waiters trying to lure people in. All restaurants do it in funchal (although it is really annoying) - however this one was particularly annoying - and even switched to our language (danish) - so we passed it instantly. - too much of a tourist-trap. One of... More 

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Thank SergentMT
Dudley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a very good night here, very generous portions of food which waswell prepared and very flavoursome. Really friendly staff, recommended.

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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
Average prices
$9 - $15
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Carreira, Funchal, Madeira 9000-042, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 618 320
Description
Typical Madeiran restaurant and some kitchen options north of Portugal and internationally. contemporary restaurant, very cozy where all the dishes are served with a very careful presentation. A much sought after by Madeiran space for lunch and dinner and even groups and foreign customers daily ... With price and excellent quality and a gourmet presentation, but taking into account the well served, because our objective is always the customer to enjoy a good meal and come back whenever possible.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?