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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 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank mrobinson2015
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank Joseph Warren W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank mozza2716
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank MJEEngland
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
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.

Thank WarwickshireTopcat
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Drifter76
Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We dined as a couple in June 2016 during a holiday in Dubrovnik. We made reservations well in advance -- three to four weeks is likely to be ample time. We conversed with Ruder through numerous e-mails and must say that he was unfailingly kind. We arranged to be picked up at Gruz Port via a skipper. If you are... More 

2 Thank vdawson95
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

What a lovely place, the staff was superfriendly & they try everything to make you feel welcome & enjoy the food. Please order some of the wonderful Croatian wines, they're amazing!

1 Thank tsct
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks to Villa Ruza for being the perfect location for our wedding reception. Everything ran smoothly and the food was amazing! Couldn't have wished for better. Lovely rustic outdoor restaurant with a laid back vibe. Definitely recommend for a wedding venue.

2 Thank Luke G

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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?