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Villa Ruza restaurant & lounge bar

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Donje Celo | Donje Celo bb, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 20 757 030
Mon 06:00 - 06:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely best restaurant at Elafiti islands. View is perfect, location is absolutely stunning, service is excellant and food is out of this world. Best prawns tempura I have ever eaten. Must visit for all food lovers.

1 Thank Sputnik1008
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came by boat with couple of friends on the Island Kolocep. We spent morning on the sandy beach just before of Villa Ruza. First we relaxed in the lounge bar, tried really refreshing Mojitos. We asked a waiter that he recommend us lunch for 6 person. We got mixed plates of sea food starters, and grilled fish for main... More 

1 Thank M D
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and me visited several times this restaurant & lounge bar, and every time had just beautiful day. Hidden little beach just below of the place, started with couple of great cocktails, then back to restaurant, ordered risotto and gnocchi, continued with grilled fish, just brought from local fisherman, finished with deserts, followed with top Croatian wines! What to... More 

1 Thank guly888
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Villa Ruza is a hidden treasure. You can arrive by boat from Dubrovnik to the island, swim at the beach and then have an amazing lunch! The truffled steak was sublime and the dessert was wonderful. The view is fantastic and the staff is wonderfully friendly. The villa has a magical garden.

1 Thank mrobinson2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

My wife and I honeymooned in Dubrovnik in July 2016. Through research, I found Villa Ruza and reached out to setup a reservation. They took it from there - booked us a private (but affordable) charter boat, and our server was waiting for us on the dock as we pulled up. An incredible atmosphere, a beautiful sunset, and great food... More 

2 Thank Joseph Warren W
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Food is nice but we didn't feel it was worth what we paid, bottle of house wine £28.00, the setting is beautiful and the service was very good, we where the last of the season they were shutting early due to the cold nights, I really enjoyed my meal bit think I may have been expecting too much as we... More 

2 Thank mozza2716
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We enjoyed a superb wedding reception at this restaurant. The location is stunning and the view of the sunset from the dining terrace is incredible! The restaurant offers fine dining and is a great location for dancing/partying.

1 Thank MJEEngland
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed at the Kalamota resort and as part of the stay you could have dinner here one night. Beautiful meal in a lovely location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had two wonderful nights here on our stay on Kolocep - the views, the wine and the food were all amazing !! You must try the tempura prawns for starter - probably the best I have ever had The staff were wonderful, in particular Valentino, nothing was too much trouble, we were given free deserts both evenings and a... More 

3 Thank dawn m
Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

If you are looking for a high class coussine and for a best sunset in croatia go to Villa Ruza and you will expirience bouth. Great stuff, vine card and Croatian food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Mediterranean, Croatian, Seafood, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 06:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Donje Celo | Donje Celo bb, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik
  • Phone Number: +385 20 757 030
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?