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“Great dining and service”
Review of William Restaurant

William Restaurant
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Sun, 10/20
8:00 PM
Ranked #55 of 808 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $82 - $178
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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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.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here for our anniversary whilst staying at Reid’s Palace. The service was very engaging, but subtle. We chose the tasting menu, which with the chefs additional dishes, meant we were really full at the end, each dish was tasty and enjoyable. At the end we were presented with an Anniversary cake, which w3 could not eat, but they had it sent to our room.as we left we received a box with chocolate crispy bites - great with a coffee and brandy.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Thank 61popcorn2013
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Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 61popcorn2013,

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 you back to Belmond Reid's Palace.

Best regards,

Ciriaco Campus
General Manager
Belmond Reid’s Palace
Madeira

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well conserved and classic decor inside one of the most iconic hotels in Funchal.
First class staff, simpathy and efficiency at top level.
The Wine list is not too long but with very good choices - except for the price...
Amuse bouche a little bit desapointing four a chef with a Michelin Star but the level start to raise consistently with the next dishes. The blue lobster and the sea bass were at a stratospheric level.
Very good dessert menu very well worked and with excellent taste.
Very nice touch when they surprised us with a small, tasty and beautiful chocolat birthday cake.
Strongly recomended to a older couple who loves to have dinning experiencys in the world of Chef’s Cuisine.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Lbouceiro
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Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lbouceiro,

I sincerely thank you, on behalf of our staff, for visiting us and for the lovely comments you've shared.

We are pleased to know that you had a delightful experience at the William Restaurant.

We value all comments as they encourage us to keep working every day to improve our service and continue to deliver memorable experience to all our clients.

We hope to welcome you back soon.


Best Regards,

Ciriaco Campus
General Manager
Belmond Reid's Palace
Madeira

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel ,we did not stay but had a lovely meal at Williams ,we first had cocktail's on the balcony which they gave us was canapes ,very nice too.
The staff were supurb ,very friendly & professional , it was lovely of the treats from the chef amuse bouch with great tastes ,all food was fantastic and wine ,thanks for the chocolates nice treat ,good evening ,hope to be back soon

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank kimeK5502ZU
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Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kim & Ian,

Thank you very much for your valuable comments.

We are pleased to learn, that you had an enjoyable experience with us, we thank you for visiting us and for sharing your 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

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Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

Although not residents of Reid’s hotel on this occasion the genuine warm welcome from all the team was as always excellent.
This theme continued throughout the evening with Claudia, Pedro, Cindy and Luis all treating us like royalty.
All the courses were superb creations on a plate. Flavours not experienced in a normal restaurant. The chef and his team delivery art on a plate.
We have visited the restaurant ever since ‘William’ was created the restaurant gets better and better. The Michelin star award is well deserved.
By the time we had been served two separate Amuse-bouche courses, soup, fish course, main course, cheese, pre-dessert, desert tea and coffee with treats we were very content. Then to finish us off we were presented with a small cake to celebrate our anniversary. We declined but the cake was packaged up and presented in a bag which we took back to our hotel and ate the next day.
The price may be seen by some people as very expensive. For us it represents money well spent to celebrate a special occasion.

Obrigado

Mr & Mrs Brown

Date of visit: August 2019
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Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr & Mrs Brown,

Thank you very much for visiting us, and for writing your feedback about your stay.

We are glad to hear that you had a memorable experience at William Restaurant. Indeed, delivering experiences is our core business, and is from comments like yours that we find the motivation to work harder in order to exceed our valued customers’ expectations. Thank you!

We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

With our kindest regards from the pearl of the Atlantic,

Ciriaco Campus
General Manager
Belmond Reid’s Palace
Madeira

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Reviewed August 12, 2019

The best restaurant my wife and I have ever been too. We had 2 to 3 dishes where we were blown away in terms of how good the food was. We've eaten out quite a bit and live in NYC so get exposed to quite a bit of fine dining. The lime cheesecake and the pork belly was superb. Fantastic service.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Thank SavyTraveler88
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Ciriaco C, General Manager at William Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2019

Dear SavyTraveler88,

Thank you very much for taking the time for writing your review.

We are flattered by your comments. These type of feedback is indeed the fuel, that makes us step up and walk the extra mile meet our guests' expectations.

We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back here to the Belmond Reid's Palace in the near future.

Many thanks and best regards,

Ciriaco Campus
General Manager
Belmond Reid’s Palace
Madeira

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