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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” (20 reviews)
“pork knuckle” (9 reviews)
“fish pie” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Estrada Monumental 188-lj 17, Funchal, Madeira 9000-098, Portugal
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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had two evening meals and several lights snacks on a lunchtime. The restaurant is very handy for Reid's. All meals were excellent. Service was always excellent. Our only disappointment was the restaurant was closed on our second week. The standards never...More

Thank Birdie2boy
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

We visited here based a recent review. We were not disappointed and the place lived up to the review. It's a relatively small discrete restaurant. The staff were attentive and welcoming. The food was amazing. The portions are large and delicious. The pork knuckle for...More

Thank Grant G
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We visited for Sunday lunch, after a three year gap and nothing has changed. The service and quality is second to none. The cannon of lamb, from the main menu, is unbelievable. Have tried many places during long stays in Madeira and X Tonnel is...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 5 August 2015

What a place, unassuming frontage may lead people to pass by without knowing what a gem of a restaurant this is. A large menu selection but everything ordered especially the moule mariniere (green lipped mussels) were outstanding full of flavour. Service was good ....not rushed...More

1  Thank Annon A
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Lovely little restaurant, food was excellent, usual madieran dishes on offer, whole experience was really good, staff are attentive, great food, nice atmosphere. Possibly best meal we had in Funchal, doesn't look much from outside but is well worth a visit.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

We chose this restaurant as it is close to our hotel, but had a very pleasant evening with good food and good service. Each of our main courses could have fed all three of us, but that is just a bonus! The waiter said they'd...More

Thank malwat
Reviewed 26 July 2015

My wife and daughter are both vegetarians which is catered for well in Madeira unless you like fish. This menu ofered not only the best choice but also the best quality so worth paying a bit extra for. I hate vegetables so i had liver...More

Thank chris f
Reviewed 23 July 2015

This restaurant has moved around a few times and we promised to pay a visit on this trip. The backdrop is opposite Reid's and the staff have taken a tried and tested formula from their previous locations to create a relatively small restaurant with an...More

Thank Frankie0_1_11
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We have been coming to this restaurant since it started. Excellent food, precise and very friendly service. You do have to book due to its popularity. They do offer transport there and back. We cannot praise this establishment enough, it is superb.

Thank Tony186356
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Discovered this gem of a restaurant on our last trip to Madeira, Highly recommend it if your missing your Sunday roast, but do book, very popular, very friendly staff.

Thank stewart45_13
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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