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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
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
2 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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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
Top Contributor
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

As a lot of previous reviews say, don't be put off by this restaurant being next to the swimming pool. It was the best food of our 2 week holiday and we went back 3 times - you need to book as it is full most nights. The food is fresh, great value and good portions. Owner is very friendly... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Having read the many complementary reviews we decided to visit. It took us a while to find as the map position was wrong (it's another 300m up the hill). It was a pleasant setting by the pool in the Villa Nova complex and the staff were polite and helpful. The fresh fish on offer looked great and was reasonably priced,... More

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

As the title says the food is fantastic, wonderfully fresh and beautifully cooked. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. We ate here a number of times in July and previously in 2013 and will definitely eat here when we return to Carvoeiro.

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