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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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Yorkshire
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended the restaurant when we asked our hotel reception for a good local seafood restaurant. As other reviews have said the portions are good sized and we learnt to decline the delicious garlic bread. We had a sharing platter for 2 and it was delicious. You could choose for the fish to be grilled with salt or house... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by our nearby hotel this was a gem offering helpful, welcoming staff and comfortable seats. There was a good selection of fresh fish and wonderful local vegetables

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london
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150 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the advice of our taxi driver (who also booked it for us) we were very pleased with our meal.This is a popular place so booking needed the food was excellent especially the fish platter.The staff are all very professional and the serve very good no one managed a dessert but from what I could see... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Good service. Very fresh fish. Spacious restaurant. Very busy so may need to book ahead. Clean and friendly

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant serving excellent fish dishes. In fact so good we went twice within the one week. Excellent fish, friendly service and lots of choice on the menu. Only possible complaint is that the portions really are on the excessive side. Having been given a complimentary "amuse bouche", then garlic bread and then a starter, we really... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With out a doubt one of the nicest restaurant we have eaten in Service was out of this world,staff so friendly Food was well seasoned and the portions were big enough for two

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Thank Marco V
Glasgow
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213 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We enjoyed Lareira Portuguesa last year, so this year we went back, and took a friend with us. It was good, but not quite up to last year. I don't think that's just me remembering with rose-tinted spectacles. I repeated my fish stew order of last year - the dish (again two servings) was still ample and tasty. But this... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We always have at least one visit to Lareire Portuguesa, there is nothing flash of fine dining about this restaurant, just good food and lots of it! The place s always filled with locals and to me that's a good sign. there is a constant hum from all of the families that gives the restaurant a warm friendly feel.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

You will see this three course menu offered outside the restaurant but will not be offered it inside unless you ask. However it contains 5 starters, 5 main courses and 5 deserts. Need I say more?

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Thank Daryl M
Marlow, Uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We generally try a variety of restaurants and there lots nearby but ate here 3 times in our week there. Fish every time and standard consistently excellent. Portions generous - you don't need a starter! (and, surprisingly, they made no attempt to sell us one!). Not the cheapest place around but good value. Ask about the catch of the day.... 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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, 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?