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Xarambinha

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Largo Corpo Santo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-075, Portugal
+351 291 234 777
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12:00 - 23:00
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a fellow guest staying at the Pestana Casino Park. We would probably have not eaten here if walking by due to the biased pizza choice. Trust me, choose the large steak cooked on the hot stone- best ever!

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Thank BillericayBaggie
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location in square next to church. Very atmospheric. Sometimes there is a band playing for the bar on the other side of the square. Staff are friendly. Food is relatively cheap and tasty. The pizza was very deep pan base which is not my favourite but had lots of toppings. Pasta - nicely al dente. Arabiata had no chilli... More 

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Thank zak0
The Netherlands
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where we spend our most succesful evening sofar and we even just landed. Great quality beef on hot stones, argentinian bife quality. Octopus, ponca, excellent side dishes, cool big beers, dessert flambe on the spot. Music on the square live.... go eat and enjoy Madeira. We did HERE....

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Thank golfingaround
Glasgow
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96 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice; the first night we had a fabulous meal, mixed salad starter, penne arabiata and spaghetti carbonara with a reasonably priced house white. The next night we had the same mixed salad starter but this time complete with live caterpillar! I showed this to the waitress who just laughed it off! The base of my pizza was... More 

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Thank smoboz
Cheshire
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This place is too accustomed to making easy money from tourists they will never see again. My pizza was under-cooked, the base was still partly uncooked dough. I complained but the owner/manager flipped over the remains of the pizza to show me that it was cooked on the very outside underneath and told me that it wasn't possible to cook... More 

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Thank engineery
Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

With so many restaurants nearby to choose from we were so pleased we took note of the positive reviews on Trip and decided to eat there last night. The service and the food were both excellent. There was live music outside too which gave the whole place a lovely atmosphere. We need to go back and try the steak on... More 

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Thank Marie C
Swindon, United Kingdom
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247 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We are regular visitors to Madeira & this is one of our favourites. Steak on a stone, you can't beat it, like everything else at the restaurant quality is the name of the game. We can't speak for the other dishes but when we were there everybody seemed pleased with their food. Go there

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Situated in the old town but nearer the Fort. This could be easily missed as it is past the lanes closest to the cable car. Recommended in a hotel conversation, this was well worthy of a visit. Good food and prices. Ideal setting with outdoor and indoor tables. Lots of atmosphere created by locals and tourists. Clearly advisable to book.... More 

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Thank hancockmp
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I had the beef fried on a stone. One word: Excellent. Service friendly and welcoming. Food very nice. Ambiance perfect. In the heart of old town. I will be back.

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Thank John59Oslo
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was a lovely restaurant on the edge of the Old Town. We sat outside and enjoyed the chilled atmosphere and delicious food. We ate here twice and both times were happy with our food. I'm a strict vegetarian and it's worth noting this is one of the few places in Funchal that caters well for those with special requests.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Corpo Santo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-075, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 234 777

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