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A Carpa

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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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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Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous service from this family run restaurant. Food was impeccable and alcohol was decently priced with a very good house white. Highly recommend chicken kebab. Extra portions of chips & rice without charge. Little tipple of port, brandy or irish cream (baileys) provided on the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank loz_roz88
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. Don’t be put off by the surroundings. The restaurant is situated alongside what appears to be a half empty semi-disused hotel. It made no difference at all. The staff couldn’t have been nicer and the restaurant itself is clean and well presented. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank David W
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Went here twice and can definitely recommend it, the food was beautiful, garlic mushrooms are gorgeous and the Portuguese steak is a must have, the staff are fabulous, funny and friendly, will definitely return next time!

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Irelizzy
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

The fish here was good (grilled sword fish) but the sides were nothing special, the vegetables were just boiled and chips weren’t great. Staff was friendly :)

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mn92
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We were on holiday for a week and came here nearly every night. Staff were really funny and friendly. Food was always brilliant and service was fast, and they were always very attentive. Also the glass of port/brandy that we reseved with the bill added...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank louise652018
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We ate here with friends last night as a table of 8, friendly service, lovely food we will definitely be back!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank SSKA
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

A Carpa is a regular place we visit whilst on holiday and always serves up good quality food that is excellent value for money. Anyone who is stuck in the cycle of eating on the marina at expensive overpriced restaurants should should give A Carpa...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mikejohnrooney
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited on last night shame we didn't find it earlier. 5 of us I had sea bass it was so fresh. 2 of us had mixed kebabs they were massive so be warned! 2 had salmon again very big portions. Lovely friendly service and a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank James M
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Ate here three times and each time food great. Very friendly staff always busy. Sangria slightly expensive. Best meals we had in this area.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank location125
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We ate twice in this restaurant while on holiday. Food was fantastic and reasonably priced. The staff were very friendly.

Date of visit: June 2018
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from Rosepink22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure. The owners are very friendly and helpful, so it's probably best to call in when you are there.
Alison D
August 23, 2017|
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Response from Wayne10w | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so but did not look that hard not being a vegetarian, if you eat fish then it's a yes.
March 29, 2016|
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Response from blueally | Reviewed this property |
I do know this is not a question.....I was merely trying to help notify the owners of the mistake, never-mind i'll inform them in person this July....
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