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“Incredible!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Villa Ruza Restaurant & Lounge Bar

Villa Ruza Restaurant & Lounge Bar
Donje Celo | Kolocep, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
0038520757030
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Ranked #4 of 280 Restaurants in Dubrovnik
Price range: $12 - $35
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Mediterranean, Seafood, Croatian
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Seasonal restaurant - Open from April till October.Restaurant&Lounge bar Villa Ruza is situated at the island of Kolocep; the first one of Dubrovnik's Elaphite Islands, occupying a unique location of peace and serenity on a seaside rock in deep shadow of pine trees, at the very entrance to Donje Celo bay.Enjoy your dinner at crescent shape terrace on seashore looking at the most beautiful sunset far away or relaxing in the lounge bar with perfect cocktail!Easiest way to come is either by regular Elaphiti Islands ferry boat "Postira" or by "Adriana" taxi boat service from the Gruz Port. Also you can use "Dinamite" taxi boat service from the Old Town or private pick-up service from all seaside hotels.Don't Imagine! Taste It... Feel It... Experience It...Come and enjoy Villa Ruza!
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Incredible!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

We would just like to thank Ruder and his team for hosting our wedding along with Steve from weddings in dubrovnik. It was an unforgettable experience enhanced by the great service and delicious food! Our guests complimented on the stunning setting and welcoming atmosphere. We can't wait to visit again!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Not to be missed!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

A wonderful restaurant with the best food, all home grown and produced and not hugely expensive. Olive Oil to die for! The setting is perfect (as long as it doesn't rain as there is very little covered area!) The staff were so friendly and efficient especially Valentino! Can't praise it highly enough and the staff are so hardworking - they had three weddings in the week we were there and still managed to provide excellent service at lunchtime! Thank you!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Wonderful setting, wonderful food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We went to this restaurant a week ago and the four of us had different meals, every one was amazing. I had tempura prawns, it was so nice I only wish I could have the recipe! We watched the sunset from the terrace and the views were amazing, no wonder people book it as a wedding venue. If you go to Kolocep you would be a fool not to visit this restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Simply Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Was told this place was awesome and it was!

Jumped on a ferry from the main port of Dubrovnik full of excitement and came back on a speed boat totally fulfilled.

Lovely setting, lovely atmosphere and lovely well prepared tasty food. There were some surprises along the way too (I suspect these are ad hock surprises, or maybe not!)

Valentino our waiter was incredible and ensured we were looked after all night and we owe him and the restaurant a massive debt of gratitude as overall this was an incredible experience.

The only negative would be the cheese selection, however, I think I would blame Croatia for this and not the restaurant!

THANKS.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Magic setting and good food and wine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I visited Vila Ruza for a dinner with my husband and my adult daughter during our holiday on the island Kolocep. Creative and delicious food, excellent house wine from Istrian Trapan winery (not from Dalmatia!). The setting is elegant but not too formal. Service was perfect. Expensive but ideal for special occasion or romantic dinner.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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