Il Gallo d'Oro

Funchal, Madeira

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Il Gallo d'Oro

If you feel like dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant, no need to search anymore. Il Gallo d'Oro has been awarded 2 Michelin stars, and one of the reasons is the impeccable Iberian and Mediterranean cuisine they offer. They combine regional products and turn them into new and innovative dishes. Try the Portuguese scarlet shrimp, which is recommended by locals.


If there is one thing for certain, you won't run out of restaurants to try in Funchal. The city is known for staying true to the roots of Madeiran cuisine, which is praised by both locals and visitors. There is a lot of seafood to discover, for example the traditional dish Espada com Banana, which is swordfish served with fried bananas. Don't worry, there are also plenty of dishes which feature steak, or other types of meat.