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Vila Nova

Rua do Paraiso, Carvoeiro, Portugal
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Ranked #5 of 100 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
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We have eaten at Villa Nova many times, we were present at the same time as one of your reviewers who complained, all I can say is, if it was so bad, why did they eat ALL of the food on their plates, three courses !!!? The staff are very helpful, not in the least bit rude, the food is... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Really really fantastic fish, excellent service and a great atmosphere. Although there's not much of a view, don't let this put you off, we had a superb meal.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Very welcoming, child friendly. Service was well paced. Food was well cooked, tuna steaks, duck and sea bream were all well cooked and came with nice veg and potatoes- nothing in particular was wrong- but neither was it spectacular!

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Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

2 Excellent meals again in Vila Nova beautiful fresh fish, we have never been disappointed in this restaurant, this year we had our 6mth Grandson with us and the waiters were so helpful with high chair, we will certainly be back on our next visit to Carvoeiro.

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Cork
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I don't normally complain or review but as this restaurant is no 2 on the list!! We were staying in a villa around the corner from this restaurant. We were recommended to try here and we were really looking forward to it. Firstly the head waiter told us that we were too early by arriving 20 mins early as they... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Simple but beautiful. 3 couples late 20's. The restaurant isn't the most modern of establishments. It's a little dated, small inside and the setting is quite odd next to a shared swimming pool however the fish is FABULOUS. On arrival the staff were very accommodating. We all had 3 courses, the curried prawns were so yummy and we were all... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were lucky to be staying no more than a couple of hundred yards away from this restaurant. We'd been to Carvoeiro before but never eaten here - never even found it! We ate here on our first night and were so impressed we returned three more times during our holiday. The food is good, the service is good, there's... More

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Hertford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I wasn't in the best of moods to start with, because my sat nav seemed to take us somewhere entirely different. But once we got here things started looking up. Having looked carefully at other reviews I had pretty high expectations and we were not disappointed, except that the range of food on the menu was a bit limited. Dishes... More

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I came here on the last night of our holiday. My husband had the fresh tuna steak which was cooked beautifully and I had the pork fillet Madeira style, the sauce was amazing. We have been here a few years ago and will be coming back again, it is a firm favourite. Service was top notch as... More

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ayrshire
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6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant is a treasure. We always stay at the Monte Santo, just around the corner, and eat here several times each holiday. The food is superb, and Anibal and his staff are so welcoming, friendly and helpful.

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