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Vila Joya

Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
+351 289 591 795
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (28 reviews)
“truffle” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Okay so its not cheap, but definitely an experience we won't forget so its worth it. The tasting menu was excellent. The service was also very good without being 'snobby' as can be the case in some top-end restaurants. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed December 9, 2017

My wife and I have enjoyed the best lunch ever. The sky was blue, the sun was golden and the ocean on our feet. Perfect conditions for a beautiful afternoon. All this added to the dishes, which were all fabulous, we had the time of...More

1  Thank Robert V
Reviewed December 1, 2017

My husband and I stayed at Vila Joya and booked dinner at their restaurant both nights of our stay. We are very glad that we did. Every detail is looked after and the entire experience, food, service, spectacular setting and view, is outstanding. We had...More

Thank BAM1113
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

This is a real treat restaurant. Yes, it is expensive but definitely worth it. The flavors of every dish blew us away, it is difficult to put into words how amazing every one of the 14 courses was. Go here and splash out by going...More

Thank Niall H
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

I was not familiar with the restaurant or the concept Tribute to Claudia which happened to be the 10th anniversary and apparently the last of its kind. This is a two Michelin star restaurant since 1999 run by an Austrian chef. Housed inside a small...More

Thank SharingIsCaring2013
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We went this restaurant with my family.food was very good and service was very friendly.its near beach so view was excellent.we enjoy our meal come next year

Thank Mandy G
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

We booked this taster menu as a treat but could not prepare ourselves for what was in store! Greeted by beautiful love birds as we arrived and seated at a table with views out to sea, the tone was really set!! 4 courses for €125pp...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Awesome place! Had exceptional food overthere and enjoyed their great hospitality! Exceptional Service in Paradise. I had been to a lot of great restaurants and Vila Joya is ranked among the top 5! We will be more than glad to come back next year to...More

Thank Redmarkymark
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

I recently revisited Vila Joya with friends and would highly recommend this experience. Having heard about Vila Joya Sea , we decided to have pré dinner drinks and then head off for dinner . We arrived at the main entrance of Vila Joya and were...More

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I decided to visit the bar overlooking the beach. Upon arrival, reception was very friendly - the guy who took us to the bar showed parts of the hotel and it’s amenities. Really good introduction to the place without the feeling of...More

3  Thank Phillip P
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Hannah Maria R
August 21, 2017|
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Response from fleetoffoot | Reviewed this property |
I would call them. This is an expensive place, but the best food we have ever eaten. Without wine it is about €250 a head.
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Miu_and_Meow
July 31, 2017|
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Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thank you for writing to us. Our restaurant is operational until November 19, 2017. We will reopen in late February. We look forward to welcome you.
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KTWALSALL
June 10, 2017|
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Response from david g | Reviewed this property |
They have a wide range and will serve it by the glass
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Gale
  • Phone Number: +351 289 591 795
  • This restaurant is at Vila Joya
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