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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 5 days ago NEW

Stunning views and food. Well worth a visit and the service is excellent. We ordered sea bass and had the theatre of it being deboned at the table. Home made bread and fresh food.

Thank Familysmith22
Trstenik, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have a bucket list, add 'Visit Villa Ruza to it'. It's that good. In fact, visit at lunchtime, go for a swim, chill out in the lounge area, have dinner as you watch the sun go down and then get the boat back under the moonlight. It will be one of the best meals you've ever had, as... More 

Thank Propaganda_Machine
Madrid, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I decided to go this restaurant to ask for marriage to my girlfriend because it seemed to be the best restaurant in Dubrovnik. There is no doubt that this decision was right. There are no words to describe the quality of the food, the service provided and location of the restaurant. Thank you very much Villa Ruza for having made... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived after being on a days boat tour with Dubrovnik Boats. Greeted warmly by one of the best waiters we have experienced in Dubronik, we were shown a great table that overlooked the bay and out into the sea with all of the other islands in the distance. Sunsets here are AMAZING and well worth the visit. The wine... More 

Thank James D
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for a private event and to be honest I don't know how to compare to any other lunch at Villa Ruza. Food was all right and maybe a little better than most restaurants in Dubrovnik! View is wonderful and there is a nice small nude beach nearby!

Thank Anthony M
Warwick, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 5th time vising Villa Ruza for both lunch and dinner over the course of a day. The team are wonderful, the food is amazing and each time we visit, the whole experience just gets better and better. Last year we visited over my birthday and we were looked after and spoilt, thank you for a wonderful day... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a boat with skipper to go on the islands tour, and we decided to visit Villa Ruza again! It was also skipper's recommendation but at the moment we saw terrace, all memories come out and we just needed to go again! All is same, keeping constantly great level of service, even better than last time. food is perfect... More 

Thank Nicol S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant 3 times in last 3 years, and we did same this year also! This place is perfect! The view is great, just sea, islands and beautiful sunset! Sound of crickets and waves! The best place to relax and enjoy really high class food and wines. I adore service here, waiters are very attending, friendly and polite,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were taken to this place as part of a 4 hours boat tour. Sounds like they had a commercial agreement, which made us distrustful from the beggining. They had us waiting for 45 min until they took the order and one more hour before they brought startes. There were waiters all over the place just wandering around which makes... More 

Thank Pablo J
Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited a friend on the island and decided to have a lunch in Vila Ruza. First the terrace is on the great spot under big pine trees and next to the sea. The menu contains traditional Croatian dishes and ways of preparing for example fish but also some great fusion offerings. We had grilled fish, Tina steak with wasabi... More 

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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 - $41
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
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
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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