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X Tonel Restaurante

Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
+351 291 773 247
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (19 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (9 reviews)
“fish pie” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 249 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

This restaurant has recently expanded taking on the premises next door, but you still need to book a table, that in itself is a recommendation. The menu is a mix of European and Maderian food, although we stuck mainly to the local menus. The quality...More

Thank PhilCowen
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Just returned from a fantastic week in Madeira. Whilst my wife and I were there we returned to this restaurant which has become our favourite place to eat. The staff are very friendly and welcoming and the food is excellent value for money. We have...More

Thank brk50
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Always call here for some meals as the food is excellent, beautifully cooked and presented and the staff are brilliant. We have just visited again and were welcomed like old friends which was so nice....thank you very much for that. We also got to meet...More

1  Thank LizKips
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant and well worth a visit. Came here first 2 years ago and found it to be the best place we had eaten at during our week stay. This time we have already eaten here twice and booked again for our last night...More

Thank Dave1263
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Since our last visit a couple of years ago, the restaurant has doubled in size, having expanded into the next unit. The place is elegant and immaculate and the staff pleasant and polite. We visited twice this holiday and on the second visit we were...More

Thank AnnEdinburgh_11
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Roast beef, lamb, pork with all the trimmings. A side plate of roast potatoes, mash potatoes, cauliflower cheese, spinach, Brussels spouts, cabbage and carrots. A real British favourite and almost worth the 4 hour flight for lunch. Turn up early or book because you won't...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have visited this restaurant many times over the years and have never had a bad meal. It has recently extended into the next door premises but you still need to book to be sure of a table. Food is tasty and comes with an...More

Thank essexexteacher
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is a very popular restaurant and we were lucky to get a table. They serve traditional food and the menu has a good selection. The highlight for me was my meal being served in a pottery pig. Service was good and the food was...More

Thank Denise696
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We have visited Madeira regularly for some 10 years and we have never had a "poor" meal in the many restaurants we have tried in Funchal and elsewhere, but X Tonel deserves a special mention . Good portions and well cooked vegetables , a range...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

It is easy to overse this small restaurante opposite Reids hotel. Do not do it. Service is very friendly and efficient. Food is excellent, portions large, and prices small😁

Thank Smalgangen
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Brian E
9 July 2017|
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Response from Sagiamo | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
29 June 2016|
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Response from gma001 | Reviewed this property |
Booking will probably be necessary as space is limited and it's usually full. I don't think there's a website, however, as you have approx 6 months to organise, you could write. You'll find more info on madeirarestaurants... More
Norma A
28 April 2016|
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Response from John J | Reviewed this property |
No, they're not open on Monday, but Luigi's, which is a stone's-throw away is open. Luigi's is by the Pestana Miramar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 773 247
On the road out of Funchal towards the former Football Ground
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