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Solar da Ajuda

Rua Casa Branca 102, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
+351 291 762 318
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (46 reviews)
“steak” (368 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Casa Branca 102, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 798 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic Food, Fantastic Service, I return to this place every year and am never disappointed. They have very varied menu, choices for everyone, the food is well presented, delicious and reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly and genuinely appear to enjoy their jobs. The...More

Thank dferguson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My first visit to this restaurant. From some one highly recommended. Thanks. I enjoy very much nice food nice service and also nice drinks .Highly recommended

Thank naseer900
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be put off by the humble appearance from outside. This was our best meal in Funchal! The Steak on Stone is amazing, the prices are great, and the staff are extremely friendly. Do yourself a favour and go here.

Thank Ryan H
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place. We opted for the sirloin steak on a hot stone and were certainly not disappointed. It was fun to be your own cook, using the hot stone plate. The meet was extremly tender and the sauces perfect. Also we were thrilled...More

Thank Carl1973
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After looking at other reviews we had dinner here. So glad we did. As others have said, you may just walk past it as it does not have an inspiring front, but don't be fooled. It is a wonderful place for a meal. We had...More

Thank Phayuk
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is fantastic. The best steak on a stone on the island by far excellent meat. All of the staff are very friendly nothing is too much trouble. The menu is varied & caters for all tastes. It is always beautifully cooked &...More

1  Thank Kevin P
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with our family a few times. It's a bit off the beaten track and nothing to look at from the outside and has no lovely views as some others close by do. But the food and the service are top notch. On...More

1  Thank BevLan
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited the restaurant in June 2017 for a dinner One of us had the steak on the stone and I cannot recommend it enough. The meat is so tender - it was the best steak we have ever had. We have...More

Thank Martyna K
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant about a 15 min walk from the Cliff Bay hotel where we stayed, which is up a side street just off the main road. As others have said it looks nothing special from the outside, but once inside you are...More

Thank Derek S
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Situated up a side street off the Estrada Monumental, you might walk by without even giving the Solar da Ajuda a second glance. The restaurant is clean, pleasant and comfortable, but nothing terribly special. However, if you enjoy a really good quality fillet steak on...More

Thank Chris B
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

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Boxer7199
15 August 2015|
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Response from Christopher L | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Though most people are smart casual dress. I went in shorts and a shirt. The atmosphere is very relaxed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Casa Branca 102, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 762 318
  • E-mail
Description
In Solar da Ajuda you will find the perfect harmony between our delicious food and a luxurious environment. Here everything was thought to please our guests. We are sure that you will feel very comfortable here with us. We pride ourselves to have an experienced and well trained team that will grant you the best of services. Visiting us is to take on the adventure of having new delicious flavours in your month, try our incomparable Steak on Stone or our delicious Mexican Fajitas. If that does not seduce you we have a incredible range of international and Regional Cousine.
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