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X Tonel Restaurante

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Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
291 773 247
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Free transport was available from our hotel, which was appreciated. Service of food was abismally slow but when it finally arrived it was very good.

Thank 501Lizzie
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read all the great reviews we decided to give this restaurant a try for Sunday roast. The food was well cooked, but there was not much of it. The big problem was the service. Drinks came along fairly quickly, but had to wait 15 mins for menu's, followed by another 15 mins for somebody to take the order. A... More 

Thank AlexCrewe78
London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here before and normally you have to book because it is so popular . A bit quiet this time because of the time of year but the dining experience was wonderful.

Thank William L
Twickenham, UK
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small but very friendly restaurant opposite Reids hotel. The food is very fresh and always presented well. If I can suggest one dish it’s the Pork “a Camponaise”. It comes in a pig shaped pot to plate up, and although it's a meal in itself you are also brought some amazing local vegetables. In some respects you... More 

Thank MarkSk
Ayr, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We have been going to this fabulous little restaurant for 20 years around different locations in Funchal. It still remains one of our favourite places to eat, among the many new restaurants that are now open in the city. While we were on holiday this year we ate here 4 times as usual and enjoyed every meal. The food is... More 

Thank Jancie61
Solihull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Others had said the same but for tasty food and first class service this for me is the best restaurant in Funchal. I've been holidaying in the city now for over 20 years and whilst the owners have moved location several times the standards have been maintained throughout. Food is a mixture of classic steak and fish dishes plus some... More 

Thank Steve N
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We have been coming to this restaurant since it opened. The quality and choice of the food remain excellent and the service is impeccable. The only change is that now it is much bigger having opened an additional dining area. This used be an adjacent shop which was converted last week into a common area with the original. This makes... More 

Thank Tony186356
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant looks from the outside nothing special ,in fact you could mistake it for a fast food outlet but don't be put off . The service is excellent and the food is the best we had while on holiday. The price of the dishes are good value as is the wine. Be sure to book as the restaurant is... More 

Thank Lesley C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

A real taste of the traditional Sunday roast with copious amounts of fresh vegetables. you will need to book as the only have 24 settings.

Thank bob h
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We where in Funchal and ate in this Maderian traditional food restaurant three times.The food is wonderfully wholesome and tasty especially the pork knuckle. The staff are superb and service excellent, we shall return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, British, Portuguese, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 291 773 247
On the road out of Funchal towards the former Football Ground

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