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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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Banbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Ian L
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

Thank John Q
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had several delicious and high quality meals on recent visit to Madeira. The restaurant has a wide choice of fish on menu, as well as meat dishes,and all is cooked with skill and is very tasty and well presented. Plentiful side dishes included in price. Service is excellent from all staff. Highly recommended and also the sister restaurant upstairs

Thank Oaktree3952
Basel, Switzerland
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having tried several different restaurants some rating higher than this one we can honestly say this was by far the best. Very friendly and prompt service. Mammoth portion sizes, think about sharing dishes. The beef on the stone was really tender, a great flavour but enormous with generous portions of chips and vegetables. The Douro red wine was also very... More 

Thank judithvb
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely welcoming fish restaurant, whose staff are excellent at catering for food allergies. We tend to go for the grilled selection of different fish and sea-food plus a coffee and a glass of wine. Excellent value with a complimentary starter and a complimentary lemon and almond poncha thrown in.

Thank petertickler
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good surroundings but the service not so good. We got the impression that as we didn't choose any of the fish in the tank shown to us as we entered that they really weren't bothered. We chose instead seafood salads which took an age to arrive. Then at the end of the meal the bill eventually arrived 15 minutes after... More 

Thank Rob01754
Chester, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited three times during our holiday and were welcomed back as regular customers over the last 10 years. Good food, friendly service and generous portions. Had both meat dishes (Steak Dianne particularly good) and lots of fresh fish expertly cooked.

Thank Gary H
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I always visit 2/3 times when we are in Maderia. We use their free pickup bus. Fish is good size portions at reasonable prices. We have taken friends many times and they have returned as well by them selves.

Thank David O
Ghent, Belgium
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a bit skeptical thinking that this restaurant would be one of this tourist traps, but I was very surprised by the quality of the food and the service. The different kinds of fish we have tried were delicious as well as the Madeira wine and the dessert. Big portions were served, as commonly found in Portugal. I strongly... More 

Thank LidiaLins
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Just behind the Irish bar, (Hole In One), we found this place to be an excellent fish restaurant, and the service was excellent. Portions were quite large, so by the end of the meal we were well fed! This is not only a fish restaurant, they serve meats as well, however we ate fish so can't comment on any other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?