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Preto Chelmsford


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Having started Preto in the heart of London Victoria in 2007, Preto is now considered to be one of the best Brazilian restaurants in the UK. We offer a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere complemented by the authentic cuisine that we have cultivated since our conception. Preto’s menu is firmly rooted in the culinary delights of Brazil. We utilise traditional recipes with the zest and vibrancy of Brazilian cuisine resulting in a unique dining experience.
US$6 - US$21
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Brazilian, Barbecue
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews skewers pork fried banana chicken hearts garlic steak salad cheesecake ribs our waiter various meats brazilian food meat eaters all you can eat brought to the table your plate passion fruit food was amazing
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a party of eight and we all had a fantastic time. It is a very unusual way to dine but absolutely fantastic especially for a group. I must mention our two servers, Douglas and Locos, who made the evening an even greater event....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jumpingjohn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First visit to thi s restaurant. Excellent attentive service. The server explained how the carving worked and the use of red or green cards to tell when you want more meat or want to have a break or stop. Good selection at the buffet. Hot...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Essexlee1968
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in for lunch today the 22nd March , staff were nice as for the food however I think not, there wasn’t enough choice and to be honest i found it wasn’t very flavourful rice clearly wasn’t that fresh and nice and fluffy like it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Knight122
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited today for lunch with a friend, had the six meat deal for £10.95. Good service the waiter explained everything, was warm, friendly and helpful (but not intrusive). The meat just keeps coming until you say stop and is succulent and tasty. At last a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank caron2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant I side to visit the Colchester one before the Chelmsford one opened, such fantastic food and wonderful staff!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff are welcoming and friendly.The hot and cold buffet is very limited to choice going by past photos it's not the same all the time either so not everyone will eat the same thing nor get the fair same choice if they have so many...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank disbury
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not really the vibe I am looking for these days. Food is nice but just didn’t get the juices flowing. Still worth a visit here and there.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CoffeePaulEssex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was really excited about this place,all the BBQ meat you can eat..right up my street..!! But won't be rushing back, lunch deal with 6 different meats, a bit too salty,very juicy and fresh cooked, but too much salt seasoning, front of house excellent service, meat...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Toff-the-lop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised to find Preto’s very busy at 7pm on a Saturday & wasn’t quite sure what to expect but was very pleasantly surprised at the very good food & service. The meats are full of flavour & are served very frequently, the salad/rice/bean...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MV1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal at Preto today. Fresh selection on salad bar. Plenty of different meats to try brought round. House wine was good.Managed to get a kid's eat free voucher also. Beers looked pricey.

Date of visit: March 2019
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July 31, 2018|
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Response from gfarr92 | Reviewed this property |
Why would a vegan even want to attempt to go in here? You have meat shoved in your face whether you like it or not so my honest opinion it wouldn’t be the place for you.
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
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