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Solar da Ajuda

Rua Casa Branca 102, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
+351 291 762 318
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (46 reviews)
“steak” (364 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Rua Casa Branca 102, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited the restaurant in June 2017 for a dinner One of us had the steak on the stone and I cannot recommend it enough. The meat is so tender - it was the best steak we have ever had. We have...More

Thank Martyna K
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small restaurant about a 15 min walk from the Cliff Bay hotel where we stayed, which is up a side street just off the main road. As others have said it looks nothing special from the outside, but once inside you are...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated up a side street off the Estrada Monumental, you might walk by without even giving the Solar da Ajuda a second glance. The restaurant is clean, pleasant and comfortable, but nothing terribly special. However, if you enjoy a really good quality fillet steak on...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is situated along the hotel zone and has excellent food, fish and meat. We visited this restaurant 5 times the 8 days we were in Funchal and was always excellent. In addition to the fine cuisine has a great and varied list of Portuguese...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside may be nothing to look at but inside is a stylish restaurant serving good food at a reasonable price.Much the same sort of menu as the other establishments in the area.We both had fillet steaks which were well cooked exactly as ordered.Will call...More

Thank ger w
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good middle of road Madeiran restaurant offering a wide range of dishes . Not the poshest of settings and lacked a bit of ambiance Steak on stone is good - wines reasonably priced

Thank GordonYates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent food and friendly service! Tried the beef steak on a rock and the mexican plate, both very good!

Thank camelia g
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been in Portugal for more than a week now and ate out at least twice a day. This is literally the best food we had here, the beef on the stone was amazing, and a BIG thank you to the staff for their amazing...More

Thank Andrei M
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the restaurant at 6.20 and were shown to our reserved table. Tip - if you reserve a table you are allocated a table near the right hand wall which has a gap between yours and the other tables rather than a table...More

Thank Wratty_Lancashire
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a family dinner and loved! It is a veru cozy and well located hotel,Staff was great and very helfull. They suggested us the naco na pedra, "steak on the rock" and a spetacular red wine. A really good option in the area.

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Thank Mingux A
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate and thank you... hoping to see you again. Best regards. Solar Da Ajuda !

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Boxer7199
hi can any one tell is there a dress code also an approx price range thanks
16 August 2015|
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Response from Christopher L | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Though most people are smart casual dress. I went in shorts and a shirt. The atmosphere is very relaxed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Casa Branca 102, Funchal, Madeira 9000-113, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 762 318
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Description
In Solar da Ajuda you will find the perfect harmony between our delicious food and a luxurious environment. Here everything was thought to please our guests. We are sure that you will feel very comfortable here with us. We pride ourselves to have an experienced and well trained team that will grant you the best of services. Visiting us is to take on the adventure of having new delicious flavours in your month, try our incomparable Steak on Stone or our delicious Mexican Fajitas. If that does not seduce you we have a incredible range of international and Regional Cousine.
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