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“Don't bother”

Granny`s House Madiera Cuisine
Ranked #580 of 653 Restaurants in Funchal
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 23, 2013

By the time you've walked down the garden staircase, then back up 3 floors of Grannys house to sit down, you look at the menu, phew! that is expensive! but you don't really want to walk back down the 3 floors, up through the garden staircase and past the man who very kindly gave you a complementary glass of Madiera wine as you entered, so you stick it out .
We found; the food was very good, it was an interesting and characterful place to eat, the waitress was not happy and it was the most expensive meal we had.

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Reviewed October 23, 2013

We were attracted to the restaurant as it was always busy and itgth of our visit I was ready s looked inviting. Do not be fooled by the asthetics.You are given a thimble full of Madeira Wine at the entrance and a man rings a bell which announces your arrival to the staff in the house, annoying!.We elected to sit outside and were squashed in like sardines. We were served by the most miserable staff I have ever encountered. We waited a long time for everything and when the meal arrived it was the worse I have ever had,Wilted salad, cold rice with arougue olive and tasteless fish all for the princely sum of 19 Euros (about twice the price of any other restaurant we visited during our stay) They have a tourist menue with a number of courses for around 11.95 but everything looked the same, salad, rice and something inedible on a plate. Avoid at all costs.

1  Thank Catherine O
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

This italian-tstyle restaurant has a lovely millieu with a beautiful garden and an breath-taking view from the terrace. On the gate to the garden you are served with a complimentary drink before you enter the restaurang. The service was ok and we got our orders in time. We starteed with a sallad. It was ok, rather big to be a starter course. For main course we ordered the house-pizza. It was too greasy and not spiced properly. The choclate cake we ate for dessert was Ok.

Thank Tomppa65
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Very poor quality food, Granny's house looks nice but is awful. Do not eat here you will regret it!!

1  Thank Rob210
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

We happened to stumble upon this restaurant looking for a quick lunch. The restaurant had a really nice atmosphere and looked like an excellent choice with a waiter by the road in a garden pavilion offering to taste some local Madeiran wine from a small barrel, however looks can be deceiving.

The waitress was grumpy which obviously stained her service. We ordered two very simple dishes, a pizza and chicken with rice and fries. This took them 40 min to cook and we were the only guests there!

The food was disappointing. I had the pizza and it tasted... funky. My friend had the chicken, which was dry. He asked for ketchup for his fries, the ketchup tasted funny, so he checked the expiration date, turns out the ketchup expired over a year ago. So he ended up just eating the chicken.

The biggest surprise was yet to come... the bill. Price they are charging is no where near the value they are giving for the quality of food and service.
After paying, i had to wait close to 15 min before i got my change back.

All in all, a very disappointing lunch.

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1  Thank Christer Q
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