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The White House Pub & Restaurant Gril

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European, Pub, Albanian, Portuguese
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Rua Casa Branca 62 B, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
+351 291 761 450
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little pub/restaurant where the staff are fantastic. They are friendly, attentative and prompt. Alcoholic drinks are served with free nibbles and the 'Picado' which is chips mixed with either beef or chicken in gravy is superb. It's a great place to watch football too with numerous tv's able to show more than one match at a... More 

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Thank DannyM1981
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice on our visit, we just had snacks but they were scrumptious. The burgers are homemade and very tasty and the steak sandwich (prego) are delicious. I'd definitely recommend this place for a drink and a bite to eat.

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Thank wixywooellabella
Burscough, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 'White House' was recomended locally and proved to be really good value for food quality and friendly, professional waiters. The outside front of the pub is usually full of people smoking and drinking. There are two ladies at the entrance who ask you if you are eating or just drinking. If eating you get a complementary drink and are... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Bar friendly and clean. There were more locals than holiday makers which was nice. Reasonable prices.

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Thank Sue T
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We ate here lots and loved it. Great staff, great food at realistic value for money through to mid-range prices and really friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Lynne D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2017

this was a really nice pub, very close to our hotel and the food was really good,ervice was good and the staff were really friendly and helpfull

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Thank Helen G
Broughton Astley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

A very quaint pub. We have eaten here 3 times...always for a prego. Great service. Friendly staff. I am sure we will return again. We don't stop in Funchal but make the effort to visit here on our trips.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Stopped a couple of times for a drink and something to eat. Typical pub grub nice and hot. Waiters pleasant and friendly.

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Thank Shirley1256
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed March 28, 2017

The White House Pub & Restaurant. Food and drinks OK but people smoking inside and out so not very nice for non-smokers.

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Thank 001-Mrs-B-D
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Well located above the road, this is a great spot for a leisurely drink, a snack, lunch or dinner. Good menu and excellent, well-cooked food with super-friendly and helpful staff. Can eat out on the terrace or indoors - usually has the TV with the inevitable football on but not at all noisy or intrusive. Go a second time and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Pub, Albanian, Portuguese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Casa Branca 62 B, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 761 450
Description
Founded in 1993 by Bernardino de Abreu and his family the White House Pub & Restaurant Grill is a place of good taste, which became a reference due to the quality of its service, the friendliness of this family and its charming and cozy atmosphere. The history of the White House Pub & Grill Restaurant begins in 1993, when the pub originally named White House Pub is officially opened to the public. The White House Pub & Grill Restaurant opens a year later founded by the Abreu family from Campanário, a small parish located in the south of Madeira Island, attributed this designation/name as a reference to the street where its located Rua da Casa Branca, municipality of Funchal. The White House Restaurant & Grill was founded and managed by Bernardino de Abreu, and remains under his family until the present time. The White House Pub & Grill Restaurant is located at the heart of the hotel district in Funchal municipality better known as Lido. The building is inspired on typical Swiss cottages, and has a very unique and tasteful decoration reminiscent of London's pubs. The White House Pub is a place that provides moments of sheer entertainment, offering its guest the best music in town, a meeting point which became a "MUST" for both locals and foreigners. The White House Pub & Grill Restaurant offers a great variety of delicious dishes based on either traditional Madeiran cuisine, such as famous "Espetada Madeirense" - Beef Skewered, apart from other excellent international cuisine delicacies in a atmosphere of unique elegance and comfort.

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