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William Restaurant

Estrada Monumental 139 | Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
+351 291 717 171
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“suckling pig” (4 reviews)
“tasting menu” (3 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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Estrada Monumental 139 | Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best one Michelin star restaurant ever! Everything was perfect, great service, great food, amazing wiew to Funchal..we had most romantic dinner ever with my wifeMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SamppaHolma
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SamppaHolma, Thank you very much for taking the time for writing your feedback. We do thank you for having chosen our William restaurant, and we are glad to understand that we have been able to exceed your expectations. Receiving comments like yours, is the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were five star aspects of this meal: multiple amuse-bouche, unexpected treats between courses, and bonus desert nibbles; the service and wine recommendations; the presentation and careful preparation of the food. The only disappointment is that the food that we ordered (starter and main) didn't...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank notlostyet12
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear notlostyet12, Thank you very much for visiting us and for your nice comments, we are glad to read that we had a nice experience. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back here to the Belmond Reid's Palace in the near future....More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

The service is very good and attentive, the view over Funchal is very nice but the ambience is average (feels a little old and run down). It really needs an up grade. The food is good but the prices are very high for a one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Glenn B
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Dear Glenn B, Thank you very much for visiting us and sharing your experience and your valuable comments concerning your William Restaurant experience. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Belmond Reid's Palace. Best regards, Ciriaco Campus General Manager Belmond Reid’s Palace Madeira

Reviewed October 20, 2018

We were delighted to get a reservation at this stunning restaurant in Reid’s hotel. The service and the food were well worth the money my friends were celebrating their wedding anniversary and this was the restaurant on the island for their special celebration. The food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 553meb
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear 553meb, Thank you very much for visiting us, and for your valuable comments. We are pleased to learn, that your William Restaurant experience was a pleasant one, and we thank you for visiting us and for sharing your experience. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The William is an outstanding restaurant. It is in the historic Belmont Reid Palace hotel. The restaurant is situated in the hotel with tremendous views over Funchal, the Atlantic and the harbour. It is a beautiful restaurant with an excellent creative menu. The staff are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ProfMA
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Dear ProfMA, Thanks a lot for your renewed preference. I would like to thank you very much for taking the time for sharing your review, and above all I would like to thank you, also on behalf of all the Belmond Reid's Palace Team for...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018

fantastic setting and amazing food . staffmembers are outstanding.very nice for fine dining . prices are top end but worth for the quality you get.More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank alain l
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Dear alain l, Thank you very much for visiting us, and for your valuable comments. We are pleased to learn, that your William Restaurant experience was a pleasant one, and we thank you for visiting us and for sharing your experience. We look forward to...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner three times whilst staying at Reid’s and each time the food and service was faultless. The setting is stunning with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Atlantic, Funchal and the port. All of the staff were excellent and friendly and we enjoyed...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank iamangel
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Dear Suzanne C, Thank you very much for visiting us and for your nice comments, we are glad to read that we have been able to meet your expectations. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back here to the Belmond Reid's Palace...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We are fortunate to be regular guests at Reid’s and always appreciate the courtesy and helpfulness of staff. Because of recent health issues, I can no longer eat gluten. I was a little apprehensive that some of the special experiences that enhance our holidays would...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ongargran
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Dear Ongargran, Thank you very much for visiting us and for your nice comments, we are glad to read that we have been able to meet your expectations. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back here to the Belmond Reid's Palace in...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We were so looking forward to dinner at Reid’s Palace Hotel in Funchal. However, upon our arrival and having asked for cocktails on the terrace, we waited at least twenty minutes for these to arrive leaving a very short time before we were due in...More

1  Thank GrantLiz
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Unlike a negative review I have just read I cannot fault our meal at this restaurant. We decided to choose from the al a carte rather than the three set menus. All the portions were perfectly adequate for us and everything was extremely well cooked....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Tom H
Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Dear Tom H, Thank you very much for visiting us, and for your valuable comments. We are pleased to learn, that your William Restaurant experience was a pleasant one, and we thank you for visiting us and for sharing your experience. We look forward to...More

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Redrobin116
October 14, 2018|
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Response from LudovicaP143 | Property representative |
Dear Redrobin1, thank you so much for reaching out and apologies for the delay in responding. The menu at William Restaurant changes 4 times per year. We'd be happy to answer any other questions you may have. Kind regards... More
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jjmcgyver
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Ciriaco C | Property representative |
William Restaurant offers a unique view over the Bay of Funchal, and is a prime location for the fireworks shows. Dress code is smart casual. Regards
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jjmcgyver
May 10, 2018|
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Response from rhyshedges | Reviewed this property |
There is not a terrace. The restaurant has views over the sea. If the fireworks are over the port you might get a side view you are at that end.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$84 - $182
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Monumental 139 | Belmond Reid's Palace Hotel, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 717 171
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Description
The Michelin-starred William Restaurant offers an extensive gourmet menu. Madeira's finest seasonal ingredients are brought to life with inventive, contemporary flair. Innovative flavours can be enjoyed against a backdrop of spectacular panoramic views.
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