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Ocean Restaurant

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Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa | Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
+351 282 310 100
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great , great experience! If you want to associate Dining to a celebration this is the right and unique place. Art, refined techique and Hans Neuer's knowledge and presentation of the Algarve and Portuguese flavours (fish, vegetables, meat and confectionery) and his team go together with the surrounding environmemt - transparency, candles, flowers, sea inside and outside. Superb environment,... More 

Thank Lisete
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The Ocean restaurant offers a unique experience combining exquisite and sophisticated light cuisine based on Portugal's amazing culinary culture with a smooth discrete and efficent service that keeps up the tempo through the entire degustation menu. It is truly one of the greates food experience we have had, on par or even better than some of the best restaurants in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a staggeringly good restaurant. Totally worth the 2 stars and must be pushing for 3. We had the 9 course tasting, with the additional snacks and surprises this meal was one of the best. Compares very well with other Michelin star restaurants. We have had better single dishes within tasting menus but Oceans tasting menu is the most consistently... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sweetie and I dined at the Ocean as part of a twenty-person group organized tour. Being part of a group presented no problems however, as several couples got their own tables, and there was one bigger table for those who preferred that setup. The food and thw wines were delicious (we had a six-course tasting menu), and my gluten dietary... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great quality of food. Good regional products. Nice wine pairing (great port!). Certainly two star worthy.

Thank driesdw
Buffalo, New York
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952 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible food prep and quality. Remarkable meal well worth the extravagant pricing. Wines were perfect. I loved the staff. Quick, attentive and professional. Somebody has trained them well. Joy to watch. Perfect place for a special occasion. Beautiful views

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Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This was our second time dining here and it is absolutely superb.It was renovated in the last year or two and they did a fantastic job on the interiors.We were seated with a great Ocean view and had the shorter of the two set menus with the wine pairing.The food itself was amazing and the service was at the very... More 

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Roermond, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

What an experience. Unbelievable trained staff makes you feel at ease or better said 'makes you feel at home'.They are there to please you. Looking at them perform the service is like looking at a well choreographed dance. The food is incredible. A night to remember. Outstanding!

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Beverley, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We went for my husbands birthday. We had a table by the window so enjoyed an uninterrupted view out to the sea. We had the 9 course tasting menu and the acompanying wine tasting menu. Everything was great! The food looked and tasted amazing, some very clever creations! The wine selections were perfect and really complimented the flavours of each... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

THis is an excellent restaurant on all fronts. Superb location and views. Great layout and best of all the food and service. We had a taster menu and after one of the desserts they asked me if I like it and I said Yes, I could eat another one. Pronto another was provided. That is service Superb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$55 - $327
Mediterranean, European, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa | Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Porches
  • Phone Number: +351 282 310 100
Ocean Restaurant is VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa's fine dining signature restaurant, established in the southernmost region of Portugal, the Algarve. Austrian Executive Chef Hans Neuner - named Portugal's Chef of the Year 2009 & 2012 - and his team have been awarded Two Michelin Stars since 2011. Every dinner at Ocean restaurant is a sensorial experience, always with breathtaking views over the Atlantic ocean. The Ocean Restaurant is located at the VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa, part of the VILA VITA Hotels group.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?