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Dona Amelia Restaurant

Rua Imperatriz Dona Amelia 83 | Funchal, Madeira 9000-018, Funchal, Madeira 9000-018, Portugal
+351 291 225 784
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua Imperatriz Dona Amelia 83 | Funchal, Madeira 9000-018, Funchal, Madeira 9000-018, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had been recommended the saddle of lamb and it didn’t disappoint.my wife had chicken and prawn pasta which she said would have again. I would definitely eat the lamb again

Thank Getaway40017166211
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tiny little restaurant. Booking essential. Great service from a team of real old school waiters. We both had grilled fish with avocado sauce mains which came on kebab sticks which meant that some were a bit overdone but the rest was fine. Served with polenta...More

Thank 430gilliang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with fantasic food and service, we come every year for the past 20 years. Sidonio is a fantasic guy and made us feel very welcome. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No reservation but got a table upstairs in this very charming restaurant. This was our first visit to Madeira and we had no idea of the local cuisine, however the staff were really helpful in describing all the options & explaining the local ‘specialities’ We...More

Thank Kev S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and I have to admit it took a bit of finding but onced we arrived we were greeted with a warm welcome and showed to our seats. The restaurant was busy but had a very calm and relaxing...More

Thank tesswarby
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This restaurant is just round the corner from our hotel. The staff are very polite, helpful and efficient. The menu is not enormous but a good selection nonetheless. They add some nice littel touches such as a canope while you are waiting for starters and...More

Thank 678SteveR
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We have been here many times so it is a favourite of ours and it is consistently very good. Convenient for the Royal Savoy and Pestana Casino group of hotels it offers very helpful and attentive service, comfortable seating, nice roof top views of the...More

1  Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fully agree with positive reviews - we ate here twice. Service is faultless - very smart, professional, attentive and polite. Menu choice is good - I enjoyed the smoked sword fish and my companion had the foie gras (controversial, but delicious) and we shared a...More

Thank Karter44
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The veal was the best and tenderest my wife has eaten for a number of years. House wine very drinkable. Prices reasonable as well

Thank David O
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Eat there twice on our recent trip. Still as good as ever. Great food, sensible prices and very friendly staff.

Thank The-Emsworth-Kid
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13 December 2016|
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Response from OnlyItalktothealiens | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry I didn't answer you sooner - I've only just seen your post. The other answers have give hopefully answered you and I hope you had a pleasant trip and an enjoyable meal. I stay at the Pestana Casino and it is only... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$44 - US$88
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Imperatriz Dona Amelia 83 | Funchal, Madeira 9000-018, Funchal, Madeira 9000-018, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 225 784
  • E-mail
The Dona Amelia is one of Funchal’s finest restaurants, specialising in Mediterranean cuisine and local dishes. Located in the heart of the hotel district, this easily-accessible restaurant prides itself on high quality cuisine, excellent service and a welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant also offers a superb selection of wines as well as a cocktail bar located under the restaurant.
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