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Bistro Central

Largo da Liberdade 24, Salema, Portugal
+351 934 194 215
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild boar” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Largo da Liberdade 24, Salema, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We waited over an hour and half for our main course. When it arrived one meal - the salmon - was raw. When it returned it was still undercooked and the vegetables were way over done and an insipid green. Our complaint about the length...More

Thank DebsMcKenzie23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I LOVE a relaxed, informal and even, what could be described as, a shockingly slow meal whilst on holiday, I mean, what's the rush right.... However...... I cannot express how shocking the service and bleurgh the food is here. Went...More

Thank Stef T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Advertised on a board were mussels for 8.50 euros. There were none! Service was terrible---we waited and waited despite having booked.

Thank clive p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

place is nice, sangria excellent, food and wine very good but need to improve speed of the service. prices are ok for the place

Thank florian l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff and food was cooked well although not all menu available even when on specials board.

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We fancied sardines an this place specialised in fresh fish. Located in the small centre of Salema it is a nice spot for lunch. Sardines were great. Mix up with beer sizes took the edge of things for me. Served 2 large instead a large...More

Thank Malc N
Caren R, Geschäftsführer at Bistro Central, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Where people are working ....mistakes happen

Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Staff were Ok, not unpleasant but not particularly friendly or helpful either... food was ok too. Nothing to write home about. Service was a little too slow for us, we struggled to get the staffs attention and the food was slow. It is located in...More

Thank policecar
Reviewed June 3, 2017

We ate here with a group of friends, suggested by three of them who live part-time in the town. Relaxing place, good service and menu, reasonable prices. We ate inside but there is a patio available for warmer nights.

Thank Emkay0
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal on a very busy night. The service was warm and friendly and prompt. We ate surf n turf and a mushroom risotto. Both dishes were faultless and healthy portions. We would undoubtedly eat there again.

Thank Babs R
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch and dinner today. It seemed like a lot of the restaurants in Salema couldn't give a #%*¥ if you eat at their place or not. It was refreshing to be waited on by Daniel, the owner, that clearly appreciates your...More

1  Thank Randy H
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May 13, 2017|
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Response from Caren R | Property representative |
Yes we serve breakfast. But it's better you ask bevore and email us . Our email is bistrocentralatt-onlinepointde
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo da Liberdade 24, Salema, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Salema
  • Phone Number: +351 934 194 215
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