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Centro Tinkuy - Gracias a la Vida Association

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Estrada do Rodizio, Unit 2, Almoçageme, Sintra, Portugal, 2705-335

Non-profit operating at a holistic therapy and yoga center. Has a large green space. Offers home-style vegan cooking with macrobiotic influences using local and organic produce as much as possible. Dishes vary daily. Dinner by reservation only. Open Mon-Sun 1:00pm-4:00pm, Mon-Sun 7:30pm-10:00pm.

Category: Vegan, International, Macrobiotic, Organic, Portuguese

Reviews (20)

First Review by Fancy

Warm atmosphere - Edit

I disagree with previous reviewer about the price. I think £15 for 3.5 course meal is VERY generous and you leave the place stuffed and very happy. The owner is very kind lady that creates a warm and homey atmosphere. The food is delicious and always different makes you want to come back more often.

Pros: New menu every time, Cheap, Sirene location

Cons: Would be nice if they run more workshops in ENgli


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Could be better - Edit

Food was ok but to costly for what you get. Also there is no indication of what's the menu, the prices etc.. So we had no idea of what was coming...

Place is nice whit space, garden and trees. Friendly staff

Pros: The garden & trees

Cons: Expensive


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A Portuguese Vegetarian Oasis - Edit

this is a wonderful relaxing and absolutely fantastic place to eat. the staff if friendly, it is unique, spotless, and above all the food is wonderful. Treat yourself, you won't be disappointed.

Pros: great staff, local ingredients

Cons: we went in Nov and it was a bit on the chilly side


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awesome experiences - Edit

One of the best dining experiences in my life, the food is prepared and served in a home made way, full of flavour, variety and intention. The menu is usually fixed with a couple of options to choose from on the day. Make a reservation in advance so they can prepare your meal.


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Lovely, healthy, simple, goooood :) - Edit

We ate here 5 times during our stay and enjoyed every meal. Nice location, lovely people and very healthy and nice food. 15 euros for a starter, soup, main course, dessert, drinks and coffee or tea.... :)

Pros: Good food, Nice staff, Not expensive

Cons: I didn't mind but you can't choose, there is one v


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Highly recommended - Edit

The place makes you feel at home. It is very relaxing and the food is absolutely great. The quantity is good and the options they offer, for example for desert, are delicious. The people in charge are also extremely friendly and willing to clear up any doubt you might have regarding how they make the food. I will definitely go back.


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A special place - Edit

This was undoubtedly an excellent surprise! Let's start with the place. This is no ordinary place, the moment you cross the gate you feel immediately at home. The scent of nature, the cosiness of the interiors, the sympathy of the people come together in a whole peaceful experience. The food was great and we loved the dessert! We will definitely come back!

Pros: Friendly environemnt , Great people, Lovely food

Cons: A little far from the city center


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a very pleasant experience - Edit

Lovely atmosphere, very friendly staff, has free wifi, set menu with everything included for 15€, a nice value for the experience.
Generally Good food, not excellent but nice. the tofu crepes are one of the best I have ever tasted.
If I get to visit Lisbon again, I will definitely come back.

Pros: organic food, many directly from their gardens


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Great food and great people - Edit

Really good experience in Centro Tinkuy!! the food was really nice and the staff too!!
Is the few places in that area where you can find vegan food made with absolutely love!! 100% recommended!

Pros: Beautiful place, Good food, friendly staff

Cons: nothing!!


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Lovely atmosfere and food - Edit

Very simple but excellent vegan food. Very creative and tasteful.I felt really welcomed in this special place. Located in a beautiful place near Sintra beaches is the perfect place to enjoy a long meal connected with nature. Visit and enjoy

Pros: Kindness, Price, Food


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Lovely Community with healthy Food! - Edit

First we thought "Is this the Restaurant?" But then we were really suprised! Isaura, a very kind Lady from Peru has cooked 3 small dishes for us, 15 Euro each! She talked about the Community and the healthy food she serves! It was a very warm atmosphere and lovely People around! We really enjoyed this unique experience! Sending much love! Nadia&Robin

Pros: healthy Food, friendly service , peaceful atmosphere

Cons: nothing!!!


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Was Okay - Good - Edit

Maybe i was expecting more, but all i can say it was good, but not very good.
Felt like mommy would cook vegan for me ;-), really nice and kind. But overall the taste was not overwhelming, it was simply good. Very good though was the price - really worth a visit (but behind other 4 or 5cow locations)

Pros: Kindness , Price


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The best option - Edit

Absolutely love it! Staff is so friendly and helpful, and everything really is delicious. The place is bright and so cozy. Everything is vegan and biological. Would definitely recommend.

Pros: Excellent food, Friendly staff , Very well served portions


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Vegan oasis in Portugal - Edit

Tastefull, healty and balance food. Relaxing and inspiring environment. Great people to share thoughts with.

Own production of vegetables.

Also offers accomodation.

A step ahed!

Pros: excellent food, friendly staff, great portions

1 Response

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CentroTinkuy 08 Aug 2014 - Hi Michele,
Thanks for your visit,
give us more enthusiasm for continuing...

Hugs
and visit us again!


Hope for a green world

Centro Tinkuy


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relaxing lunch spot - Edit

Wonderful food! Definitely worth the stop! The staff is super friendly and welcoming and the cooking is excellent. There isn't a menu, you get what's on the board that day. But I can't imagine anyone being disappointed (or leaving hungry). Desserts are amazing too. All this wonderfulness for 15 euros (lunch).

Pros: delicious , all vegan , reasonably priced

Cons: a little hard to find


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