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Preto Chelmsford

$$ - $$$
1-3 The Meadows, Chelmsford CM2 6FD, England
+44 1245 290434
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“salad” (17 reviews)
“fried banana” (2 reviews)
“pork ribs” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
1-3 The Meadows, Chelmsford CM2 6FD, England
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Reviewed today

We had dinner here one evening in May soon after it opened. We tried many different meats and various things from the salad bar, but thought that overall it was a bit overpriced. Most of the meats were good apart from the chicken hearts, though...More

Thank cngj
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Preto (new Brazilian in Meadows) £28 later after 1 course 1 drink and with 20% discount I came away full but wishing we had spent less and got more elsewhere. If you want to go there, go M - F lunchtimes (up until...More

1  Thank Wheeland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to this recently opened restaurant on Saturday with friends. The waitress was really lovely (Irish lady). She was very attentive, told us where everything was and ensured that we were looked after for our visit. The food was really good - a...More

Thank SarahW42
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time for us at Preto. Restaurant was not busy at a lunchtime and there was ample choice of seating available, we opted to be away from the window as otherwise you can have an audience. We chose the full buffet option at £21-95 per...More

Thank JR_Essex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted and seated very quickly on arrival by a friendly member of staff who explained to us how the buffet works. The food was great and I would definitely recommend it as it is great value for money.

1  Thank Tiyamike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience friendly staff amazing food. First restaurant I've been to in a long time where I instantly thought I'd come back waiter was very friendly and informative food was amazing meat was exceptional and cooked to perfection would defo recommend

1  Thank marybugg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was certainly a different sort of restaurant experience for me, with waiters slicing meat off skewers onto your plate for as long as you like. The downside is keep having to turn away waiters with beef, pork and several other things when you are...More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on a family trip and really enjoyed it, lots of meat on offer and a good selection on the salad bar. Cocktails were also great and the staff very friendly. Will certainly go back here.

Thank Simes66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family to celebrate my birthday. As our table of 6 were all first time visitors we didn’t know much about the system of how it worked apart from the green & red cards. We were shown to our table and very efficiently the...More

Thank gfarr92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had the rodizio lunch. They were very attentive and friendly. Food was great and plenty of it. My wife is Brazilian and was nice to be able to eat her traditional cuisine, of which I am a fan having spent a...More

1  Thank Davi T
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June 18, 2018|
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Response from nbcotter | Reviewed this property |
There’s a great variety of salads available but would recommend going at lunch during the week as it’s £5.95
June 18, 2018|
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Response from 294unhappy1 | Reviewed this property |
Personally i would go elsewhere as it is primarily a meat restaurant with a limited vegetarian buffet.
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  • Address: 1-3 The Meadows, Chelmsford CM2 6FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 290434
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