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Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A | Located 50m West of R. Conde Carvalhal and Caminho Da Ingreja, Funchal, Madeira 9060-014, Portugal
+351 291 795 599
11:00 - 00:00
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cornwall, england
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here many times and always enjoyed the experience. Great service, generous portions and traditional food at a reasonable price. Always well patronised by locals too.

Thank bobCornwall
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

There is no disputing that this restaurant has the most amazing view of Funchal. Unfortunately that's my only positive. Our hotel phoned the day prior to our visit to book a table for us. When we got there they had no knowledge of this. There were about 6 customers and 4 staff but it still took us 15 minutes after... More 

Thank therunners055
Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We have just been on a cruise on the Ventura, a P& O cruise ship and we stayed overnight 25th February in Funchal. It was festival time there and the parades were magnificent but we spent our evening at Zar co's restaurant, high in the hills of Madeira. My oh my what a beautiful country and so lush and green... More 

Thank janet r
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Needed something light to eat after a rainy day in Funchal. We drove at the smal road to Garajau. We found this restaurant on the top in a bend of the road Hadnt heard about about it. God Parkingplace and fantastic wiev over Funchal and the ocean. Nice staff, we just wanted some light meal, and asked for a tuna... More 

Thank 283stenb
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were staying at a nearby hotel when we spotting Zarcos whilst passing between Funchal and the hotel. It looked really welcoming so we went in one evening for a meal. The staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. We both ordered the peppered steak which I have to say was one of the best we've had... More 

Thank SteveWassall
Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a lovely family and tourist friendly restaurant. The staff were very helpful efficient and courteous. The menu and food was very tasty and very well presented. The apple pie was simply exceptional.

Thank Martinjomc
Calheta, Portugal
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We were seated in a group together away from the main restaurant which was good. Started with nibbles and drinks outside and then moved in for lunch. There was plenty of food but the suckling pig was a bit overdone and the sprouts were very bitter. I love sprouts but they killed them. The turkey and the potatoes were very... More 

Thank MadExpat22
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We walked to the restaurant from Funchal town centre, it's a bit of a trek but not too bad. We chose to sit on the balcony, which gives brilliant views over Funchal. The service we got was excellent, prompt and helpful, and as with other reviews the food was well cooked and very good. We had a mixed meat skewer,... More 

Thank William R
Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

If the weather is nice sit outside the view is spectacular.The sangria is the best and the food was fantastic.

Thank jdg00
Salford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely, lovely food! The meat on skewers was perfectly cooked and the food was bursting with flavour! Would highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Emma H

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A | Located 50m West of R. Conde Carvalhal and Caminho Da Ingreja, Funchal, Madeira 9060-014, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 795 599

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