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“Hidden Retreat”
Review of Vila Nova

Vila Nova
Ranked #27 of 154 Restaurants in Carvoeiro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 24, 2013

We ate here twice last week, and on both occasions found it to be exceptional. Good varied menu. They do specialize in fresh fish which they are happy to display. Sea bass is excellent, as is the tuna. The waiters deserve a mention too. Very pleasant and service with a smile. What more can you ask!! Great value for money too.

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Thank Kim D
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Having just arrived. We went wondering close to our villa and came across Vila Nova. We were presently surprised. Service is excellent, unusual menu but very good quality and we all thought it was good. I had the Mediterranean Kebab, my son had the duck and others had lasagne. All very good quality, kebab was great. Well worth a try if your out this way.

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Reviewed July 8, 2013

We recently stayed for 4 weeks across the road from the restaurant and ate there on many occasions. It is great to report that not once did we have a bad meal, in fact, all were exceptional. The staff, and in particular 'Hanny' were so friendly and helpful and could not do enough, no wonder you need to book! First class restaurant and do try the house red - its wonderful. We shall return!

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Thank Woody21121938
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

Poolside bar, that has quite a reputation. We had to book a table as it was almost fully booked on the lunchtime of our last day. The meal was ok, i had steak in pepper sauce. The side dish was about a spoon full of veg and 8 fries. The guys work hard in there and smile all the time. You did have to wait for them to sevice you for a while which was disappointing.

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Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is a bit outside the town, but we were staying locally so that wasn't a problem! In my experience restaurants that are part of a holiday complex are usually only ok, but Villa Nova is totally different. It has a very cosy and stylish little indoor room, with a number of tables outside also by the pool. Very friendly service to accompany the delicious fresh fish, which was filleted at our table. Always a nice touch! The piri piri prawns i had to start were excellent.
Definitely worth the trip out of town.

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Thank Jimtipp
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