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Pimenta Preta

Vale Centeanes | in the Pestana Palm Gardens Resort, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
+351 282 350 281
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (7 reviews)
“rosé” (2 reviews)
“bon bon” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Vale Centeanes | in the Pestana Palm Gardens Resort, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

The dinner menu has a very good range and we enjoyed the Asian inspiration. The cover of hot rolls and homemade flavoured butters is fun. It is a really good touch that they ask how spicy you'd like the main course. You know everything is...More

Thank MaryD0109
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having visited their sister restaurant the Oregano, we had booked the Pimenta Preta, the theme being mainly Ssian in the evening. Our reserved table was the best in the house, food excellent, well presented, Asian flavours in abundance. Once again the waiters are truly passionate...More

Thank hilary_hudson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been regular visitors for the last couple of years and again this year we were not disappointed. The menu had changed quite significantly since our last visit but still plenty of choice and all cooked to perfection. My only criticism is that there...More

Thank Julie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back home I love my Asian inspired spicy foods. Being abroad I normally avoid anywhere claiming to make authentic Asian food. That is until now. We had a table set next to the swimming pool which was beautiful and made for a relaxing atmosphere. The...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As this was close to our villa we decided to walk over for a dinner. Reception was friendly and we were seated at a nice table. We ordered starters and a main and choose a bottle of Rosé that wasn't available. An alternatieve was recommended...More

Thank GGarde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With their new Asian style Wok food menu this restaurant deserves to do well. If you are looking for something different in the area then give it a try. The food had the WOW factor and excellent, spicy and well presented by first class and...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Our second time to dine here this holiday & even more impressed than the first! My 9 yr old very well catered for from the a la carte menu. The Fish Ceviche is a must!!!!! Wonderful asian fusion with many of the dishes.

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We booked this place on a whim getting tired of walking into town every night and what a great decision it was. The service, the food, and the ambience was simply wonderful and easily the best meal we had on our holiday. The menu is...More

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We returned after finding this restaurant going down hill. WOW what a difference and great new menu. Very different with new food concept based on Asian food not seen in the area. Well presented with impeccable service. Very tasty dishes, I had the Thai fish...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I live nearby and am an old client, but have to agree with some of the reviews that this place had gone downhill a little. But since the new chef arrived a few months ago things are really looking up. Pimenta Preta is, in my...More

Thank Makantudo
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13 April 2017|
Response from Dave H | Reviewed this property |
No idea about gluten-free options! But the waiters are incredibly professional and friendly and will help you out! The phone number is +351 282 350 281. It's an "expensive" eaterie by Carvoeiro standards- but well worth... More
John H
25 December 2016|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but as it is in a holiday apartment complex I doubt it will be open. I think they have a website which should help you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vale Centeanes | in the Pestana Palm Gardens Resort, Carvoeiro 8400-525, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 350 281
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