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Villa Ruza restaurant & lounge bar

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Donje Celo | Donje Celo bb, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended to me by the boat captain of the private tour I was on as well as the Game of Thrones guide. It was the perfect stop for a snack during my boat tour. The restaurant is located on an island and difficult to find a bad seat in the place. As I was there in the... More 

Thank Alena K
Chalfont St Peter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was my wife's 50th birthday and I contacted Nikolina who owns the restaurant to ask if I could book a table. They were so lovely, they even offered to collect us from Hawaii Beach on the mainland FOC! When the guy who runs the boat taxi service let us down, Ruder picked us up in his own boat which... More 

Thank clockworkcc
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed on the beautiful Kolacep Island which is 30 mins by ferry from Dubrovnik end-August. We fell in love with Villa Ruza thanks to its most perfect water-side location, the patio area is so beautiful, feels first class. We visited on two occasions - lunch on one day and dinner on another, the food was exceptional on both visits,... More 

Thank Louise H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a good meal overall but I had higher expectations considering all the great reviews. The view was amazing and very romantic.

Thank Stacie G
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this place highly enough. Food was outstanding and the service was excellent. Waiters were attentive but not intrusive and we felt very spoilt the entire time. Has drinks first at their lounge bar and dinner with the most amazing view. The restaurant had pre ordered a water taxi to take us back to dubrovenik but they let us... More 

Thank suzi752000
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here the setting, views and the food was wonderful. Best Tempura Prawns ever. Tuna steak and Fillet steak with mozzarella also delicious. Had a lovely evening here and would thoroughly recommend.

Thank GloucestershireGirl
Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was really amazing, the staff were very nice and thoughtful. We ordered fresh fish and it was superb. I really recommend everyone to go to this place and enjoy the sunset there.

Thank Rodolfo N
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waiter brought out the fresh John Dory that had been caught that morning and I knew that's what I wanted to eat. Paired with an amazing view and great wine, this is a meal that will stay with me for a while! Thanks to the team for making it so enjoyable.

Thank Daniel E
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous family lunch time meal. The fresh fish was superb especially the snapper. Beautiful setting. Highly recommend!

Thank Rozzy L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived by speedboat from Radisson Sun Gardens. The restaurant area is on a very large terrace with comfy day beds and seats to recline in before and after the meal. The food and service are both superb especially if you like freshly caught fish.

Thank YOrkieT10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Donje Celo | Donje Celo bb, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik
  • Phone Number: 38520757030
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?