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Villa Ruza Old City Bistro

Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 98 443 382
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flounder” (8 reviews)
“fresh fish” (37 reviews)
“prawn tempura” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Croatian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there as a couple in middle of May, such great romantic atmosphere same as food absolutely fantastic, and our server Josip was a delight. Thx guys for great evening. Highly recommendet.

2  Thank Ivan E
Reviewed 1 February 2017 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
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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...More

1  Thank M D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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,...More

1  Thank guly888
Reviewed 11 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...More

1  Thank mrobinson2015
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...More

2  Thank Joseph Warren W
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...More

2  Thank mozza2716
Reviewed 26 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.

2  Thank MJEEngland
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.

Thank WarwickshireTopcat
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...More

3  Thank dawn m
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Is the restaurant open on Sunday's in September?
12 February 2017|
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Response from Drifter76 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's a summer time 🙂
could we get your restaurant email address.tq
29 June 2016|
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How long is the boat ride from Dubrovnik to Villa Ruza and is there plentiful boats or ferries on the run? Thank you
22 June 2016|
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Response from S0308 | Reviewed this property |
The boat (ferry) ride is approximately 30min to Kolocep and than 10 min walk to Villa Ruza, 4 ferries a day, private water taxi Gruz (Dubrovnik) – Kolocep – 60 Euros each way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilije Sarake 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia (Formerly Villa Ruza restaurant & Lounge Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Dubrovnik-Neretva County  >  Dubrovnik
  • Phone Number: +385 98 443 382
  • E-mail
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