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Lareira Portuguesa

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Estrada Monumental | Travessa Doutor Valente, No7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-092, Portugal
+351 291 762 911
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london
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our hotel receptionist recommended restaurant as she had eat there several times. One of the waiters drove to pick us up as it was about a 20 minute walk which they didn't charge for. They showed us all the fresh fish as we entered the restaurant. Brought us a free starter of fishcakes. My friend chose the fish and I... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there because the restaurant was recommended and because of good reviews on TA I ordered the grilled fish and it came oven cooked with a little bit of herbs and salt. No sauce. A part came boiled vegetables without any seasoning: boiled carrots, boiled potatoes and beans. C'mon! The dish was tasteless! I complained and the waiter brought... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On entering the Lareira Portuguese you are immediately struck by the sumptuous decor. The evening had begun well with us being picked up at the hotel and it carried on in the same fashion. We were looked after attentively without the service being intrusive and our drinks order was accompanied with complimentary fish cakes. Delicious. My wife had black scabbard... More 

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Madeley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on Friday night with no booking They found us a table no trouble at all although it looked full We weren't given a tourist menu but when we asked for it there was no problem Excellent food and service I would book if going again on a weekend

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Thank madeleypitty
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Much nicer inside than the sign and exterior leads you to believe. We had the black scabbard and the mixed meat. Full portions, knowledgeable service, tasty simple food. Bill came to 50 Euros for two with two glasses of wine, two mains, and one dessert. Would recommend.

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Thank Traveller290054
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

As a globetrotter and seafood lover I was impressed by preparation of fresh fish we choose from the display .We went twice and enjoyed with local wine !

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Thank Tom Sr. V
Pickering, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant has an extensive fish menu. There were 4 of us dining and we all had different dishes all of which were excellent. My wife is allergic to dairy products and the staff were so helpful in ensuring her meal was just perfect.

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A Sunny Island
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157 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have visited this restaurant for a number of years, however on this occasion it didn't meet the usual standard The food was fine, had bola, streak on the stone and espada with banana and passionfruit sauce. They came with a plate of vegetables, chips, sweet potato and fried corn to share. Our problem came as they removed the plates... More 

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Thank quillingartist
Banbury, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Amazing food, amazing staff. The fish we had was excellent and the beef on the second visit was some of the very best we have ever eaten. Not much else to say really, if you like good food, good atmosphere and great staff then visit here. Just be aware the portions are not for the faint hearted. If you have... More 

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Thank Ian L
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Though we've visited Madeira several times we only discovered this excellent restaurant - thanks to Tripadvisor reviews - this time. We had dinner there on the first evening of our week-long visit and enjoyed it so much that we ate there on two more evenings. You get an amuse-bouche consisting of a small fishcake and if I have a criticism... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Monumental | Travessa Doutor Valente, No7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-092, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 762 911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?