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Ritual

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Vegetarian, Fusion, Tapas, Portuguese
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Rua Barbosa Viana, 4, Vila Nova de Milfontes 7645-230, Portugal
+351283998648
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: No coracao de Vila Nova de Milfontes, a alguns passos da praia e da...
No coracao de Vila Nova de Milfontes, a alguns passos da praia e da avenida que acompanha o rio, o Ritual e um novo Restaurante e Tapas-Bar onde a tranquilidade do Alentejo litoral se funde com um ambiente refinado e cosmopolita, impregnado de historias e viagens pelo mundo fora.
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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Ethnic chic

The restaurant presents itself as a ethnic chic place: all the chairs are different, the music in the background is jazz or not commercial at all, and the menu offers typical Portuguese food as well as Asiatic dishes. You can also find

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Giulia M
Good for:
  • Romantic
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Setubal, Portugal
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Good atmosphere for a romantic meal. The food was nice, but I am not sure it was good enough to make us come back. If you are looking for a tradicional restaurant with food from Alentejo this is not the place. It is the type of restaurant that might probably appeal to tourists than Portuguese that come to Milfontes for... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The restaurant presents itself as a ethnic chic place: all the chairs are different, the music in the background is jazz or not commercial at all, and the menu offers typical Portuguese food as well as Asiatic dishes. You can also find

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London, UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We ate at this restaurant three times (evenings). Nice ambience, more imaginative menu than many but service can be slow when busy (we waited over an an hour for our main course on our last visit).

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Malaga, Spain
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106 reviews 106 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What a find! Great decor, good service, lovely wines, good music and delicious food. we really enjoyed everything about it and would definitely recommend it to other travellers. The menu is quite small but interesting. Booking essential in season.

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Rituals looks much nicer than the food tastes. With a menu that spans everything from thai curry to squid ink pasta, it's hard to work out exactly what they're trying to be. Seems they aren't sure themselves and that shows through in the food which lacked any real flavour. Disappointing & overpriced.

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northampton,uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Been here twice so far in a 4 day stay in the area. All dishes were very nice (steak, burger, fish and curry were tried) and found to be good value at around €14 ave. not really a traditional Portuguese place but excellent service, food and value are what we received. Staff speak good English and friendly too.

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Sintra, Portugal
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I don't if it was just a bad day, but I was expecting a lot more from the restaurant and, of course, the food. The food is normal and the tapa we had has nothing to do with the one we were expecting... The staff is friendly and the location is good. But it's a bit expensive.

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Odemira
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Looks very nice as you walk in and we were taken to a table straight away. The background music was nice but a little too loud. The menu was a little restricted and the final bill was certainly not restricted. Wont be back!

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Veghel
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68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The title says it all, place looks nice on the inside, food is average and so overpriced. Not a portugese restaurant nor a tapas bar, it serves mainly burgers and not so tender steaks.

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Oviedo, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

They have a nice place in town, especially the outdoor terrace, but they also have a slow service and just so so food. It seems to be better. It was a bit disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Barbosa Viana, 4, Vila Nova de Milfontes 7645-230, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Beja District  >  Vila Nova de Milfontes
  • Phone Number: +351283998648

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 37
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian, Fusion, Tapas, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

No coracao de Vila Nova de Milfontes, a alguns passos da praia e da avenida que acompanha o rio, o Ritual e um novo Restaurante e Tapas-Bar onde a tranquilidade do Alentejo litoral se funde com um ambiente refinado e cosmopolita, impregnado de historias e viagens pelo mundo fora.

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