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A Carpa

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Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura 8125-419, Portugal
289 322 689
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat...
A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat as excellent value for money.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 97
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Once again excellent

Happy that Carpa is open again, we eat here on a regular basis the food, friendly service and value for money. Look forward to our next visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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135 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Happy that Carpa is open again, we eat here on a regular basis the food, friendly service and value for money. Look forward to our next visit.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Family run, great menu, and good value for money . If you are in Vilamoura you must give it a try Excelente .

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Wirral, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Just fabulous ate here most nights as the food was second to none, the chicken kebab was delicious large pieces of chicken breast marinated and cooked to perfection, the sea bass was caught same day and cooked over the charcoal, my friend had the mixed kebab which was just huge also steak in peppercorn sauce, the owner was a lovely... More 

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Rosyth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great place for families or couples . Antonio & staff are the best . Always busy & well priced . Very clean

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great food here ,went 3 nights in a row its that good !!!! The staff are also very friendly as well and it's also very well priced

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Tucked away in the corner by an apartment block A carpa is a nice little resturant run by 3 great guys! Me and my partner have been coming here for 3 years now when we visit. The food is great. The only negative I would say is that their isn't much choice on the menu. But even still it's one... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Only getting round to reviewing . Visited in June with my family . Staff were incredibly helpful and friendly ..playing tricks on our 10year old . Any time we visited it was very busy, we went next door for drinks and Waited for a call when a table became available The food was always tasty, well presented and a good... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant on 3 occasions it is a family run restaurant and this shows in the care they take to make sure you have a great time. What I would say is you need to book as it gets busy especially in the high season keep up the good work guys hopefully see you soon

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Bournemouth
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have been coming here since 2001 to eat at this restaurant with the many golf groups that have come with me , It has a small menu and is very popular with the ex pats in the area so you must book your table or you end up waiting . The food is very good and they will even... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place was packed as usual. Book or you will be in for a wait and go hungry. Food as always was exceptional. I have been going for two years and the staff are still the same, always helpful, polite and efficient. It may not be the prettiest setting, but the prices are so good. So if you don't want... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura 8125-419, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: 289 322 689

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat as excellent value for money.

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