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All 99 Carvoeiro Restaurants

Vila Nova

Rua do Paraiso, Carvoeiro, Portugal
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Ranked #6 of 99 Restaurants in Carvoeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Winchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Vila Nova is a bit difficult to find but worth the effort. It's outside the main restaurant area in Carvoeiro and looks as though it's just a poolside cafe in a complex of apartments. The service and food are first-rate with the waiters being very knowledgeable and helpful and the chefs very capable. Having a freshly cooked fish filleted at... More

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we were recommended this establishment by the owner of the villa we were staying at and decided to give it a try, all I can say is I am glad we did. There were 4 of us eating and we arrived without booking which is a bit of a risk as it is so popular. the waiter took our orders... More

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Portimao
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

This place never fails to please. A bit difficult to find at first - in fact a lot of our friends who live in the Algarve didn't know about it. They do now...... I won't bore with a list of what and when, just to say the service is superb, the food delicious and the setting - in the Vilanova... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a wonderful restaurant with a varied menu. The fresh fish and roast lamb are among our favourites and the home-made desserts round off the meal perfectly! The service is friendly and attentive. This restaurant is a must on any visit to Carvoeiro, with the option of eating inside or outside depending on the weather. Highly recommended.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Its location is its only draw back, so let's deal with that first; away from town and inamongst a large holiday Vila development, this restaurant is set next to the communal pool. When we first arrived, tourist families with itablet destractions for the kids were sat at a few tables - if you have children this may be a boon,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We are a family with 3 small children staying in the complex which I must say is superb! We had lunch by the pool on our 1st day - burger and chips was excellent, the pizza was average but just what we needed after a 3am start! We had one evening meal - I had grilled tuna which was well... More

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westmeath
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87 reviews 87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After hunting this restaurant down and eventually finding it gps for it is crazy it was worth finding with starters and mains both of a high standard staff were helpful and the setting beside the swimming pool at night I liked would recommend and return

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Went to Vila Nova for our last meal in Carvoeiro - regret not going earlier so we could have returned. The location is out of town, but as other reviews point out, it's really well worth making the effort. The prices are slightly cheaper than town centre ( which would cover a taxi fare) but the food and service is... More

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Dublin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Close to our villa, but a strange location, with nasty prawn cocktail. Main of ribs was lazy - grilled with a slash of bottle sweet chili sauce. Main of Tuna was far far better - nicely cooked and worth ordering.

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Caldicot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Went here on our last night of holiday as a 500 yards from our villa. 15 minutes from the main town but worth a walk up the hill. Reasonable prices and great quality, seabass was lovely as was the pork, mussels Portuguese style and garlic mushrooms. Only downside was it wasn't enough food for some of our party. 8/10.

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