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Ritual

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Portuguese, Tapas, Vegetarian, Fusion
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Rua Barbosa Viana, 4, Vila Nova de Milfontes 7645-230, Portugal
+351283998648
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    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
Most recent review
FOOD MORE IMAGINATIVE THAN MOST BUT SERVICE CAN BE SLOW

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).

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 26, 2014
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London, UK
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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142 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, UK
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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
57 helpful votes 57 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

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Bruton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Portuguese steak delicious, tapas lovely, especially prawns. Apple and honey pudding a big hit. Great English speaking service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is our second summer in Vila Nova de Milfontes, and as last year we had most of our dinners at ritual! The service is so good, they speak english, the food is fresh, and they have a lot of good vegetarian dishes! We love the goat cheese salad, the hummus and the burgers:) We are going back there next... More 

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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: Portuguese, Tapas, Vegetarian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

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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