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A Carpa

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Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
289 322 689
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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great place, family owned and run with a lovely friendly & fun atmosphere. Found it by chance and have eaten here 3 times already. Food is tasty & very reasonably priced and portions are far from small. Chicken kebab, Steak Portuguese style, Lamb loins and Salads have been delicious. On out second visit I booked us in for... More 

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Bathgate, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff and incredible food, ended up eating here 3 times while staying nearby. The food was sensational and the ended up coming back on our last night to indulge in the Portuguese style steak a second time. A definite must try if given the chance.

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Thank Samantha W
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous meals. Can't fault this restaurant. Value for money and I would recommend the meat kebabs. Booking is a a must though as its really busy in high season. Hidden gem.

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Thank Vivlewis789
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice food with a warm and friendly atmosphere. steak and meat kebabs excellent. not too expensive, worth every penny. five minutes drive from the marina

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Thank Les S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had one meal here but they were very busy and made room for us. Very friendly staff with traditional Portuguese food, and a free Port at the end.

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Thank Johnnyrazorcool
Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this by accident while looking for the local store, fabulous meals were had by all the family and the staff were very friendly and helpful, giving directions to the store, probably the reason for going back a second time during our holiday.

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Thank mcclntckb
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reviews of the hotel we were staying at had recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The service and food was brilliant. The mixed kebab was full of flavour and served with a nice potion of vegetables. The potion sizes are large so if you are not that hungry I would suggest only going for a main. We will... More 

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Thank Marcashton
Troon, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to give this place another chance after being left unimpressed last year. Well, nothing has changed. Infact, it's worse. Same 3 waiters and the same older ladies cooking through the back in the kitchen. We hadn't booked, and when we arrived all the tables were taken. We were told to go next door to the pub to have a... More 

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Thank lysalex
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is by far one of the best restaurants in Vilamoura, well worth a taxi ride at 6euro if your staying in the Marina. The food is amazing, not over priced and the staff can't do enough for you...Absolutely brilliant x

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Thank ClareMW
glasgow
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not surprised at the other reviews of this restaurant. My wife and i ate here three times during out two week stay. The food is excellent all round, I never tried the steak but the Swordfish and Kebabs are fantastic at very reasonable prices. It's usually busy as the staff look after all age groups very well, including larger family... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European, British
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: 289 322 689
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?