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Il Basilico

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Rua Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-566, Portugal
+351 291 708 708
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Glasgow Scotland
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we visited in early December this restaurant was very busy. We had booked but they couldn''t find our booking, nevertheless wewere seated and our order was taken very quickly. Bruschetta to start was fine, followed by a very nice Risotto. Would be 5 stars if only for the food, but, for me the service was just a bit too... More 

1 Thank Calderglen
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want a great Italian meal, it's great! Make sure you book though. We have eaten here loads and its not expensive.

Thank Nicholas S
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had a most beautiful lunch with her indoors a lovely minestrone soup followed by osso bucco the best meal so far on Madeira the wife Had a fresh tomato soup followed by a wonderful fish ravioli A few glasses life does not get any better

Thank ilovemyfoodEwell
Halifax, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant mostly because it had a decent number of vegetarian options (which is VERY hard to find in Madeira). We were seated and welcomed very quickly. Our waiter, Vitor, was extremely helpful and came across as a genuinely nice person. He helped me with my slightly fussy order and was really nice throughout the whole evening. The... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely restaurant, attentive staff. Plenty of choice, great location within the hotel Porto Mare. Worth a visit.

Thank Linda T
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location (can't wait for spring/summer to eat outside). Amazing service, nice people and great food. We don't have to wait to long for the food (the amount of time is very good considering the quality of the food). Loved the smoke salmon starter!!!

Thank Rubina F
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Il Basilico is very decent italian restaurant in Lido's Promenade. We chose it mainly because the location - close to our hotel and in a week you start craving for something else than Portuguese food. :) We were positively surprised! Expected for dull italian-ish food, but instead we got really good pasta & pizza. Staff was really professional and had... More 

Thank Maija K
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The chef must have had a bad day when we were there, seeing all the positive reviews. We ate lunch, pizza and fish stew (the chefs recommendation), and it really did not taste very well.

Thank mattloakot
Norwich, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anyone who is a fan of Italian food will enjoy Il Basilico. An extensive menu with an efficient staff and you feel that it is a well oiled machine. The first time we dined here, a few years ago, we found the service somewhat impersonal but this is no longer the case. We would recommend the bruschetta to start, and... More 

1 Thank Keith B
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent spot for lunch or Dinner.Good Italian food,nice Vino da Casa,great draught beer. Good value.

Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Leichlingen 7, Funchal, Madeira 9004-566, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 708 708
Situated next to the Lido sea promenade, is an Italian-inspired restaurant, with sophisticated flavours, that integrates the local community with the resort's guests. It serves 'à la carte' lunches and dinners, indoors or in the cosy and sunny decked terrace. Seating: 58 + 36 (terrace) opening: 11.30 am lunch: 12.30 am - 3 pm (Sunday until 4pm) tapas : 3 pm - 6.30 pm dinner: 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm

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