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Restaurant Vila Joya

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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The heart of the Boutique hotel Vila Joya is it’s terrace and as such is the hub and focal point for all culinary delights. At lunch- and dinnertime, this terrace is transformed into the two Michelin star Restaurant Vila Joya. Chef Dieter Koschina has been working at Vila Joya for more than 27 years and is holding two Michelin stars since 20 years - something truly exceptional for a restaurant, that offers a daily changing six-course-menu to its guests. Open from Februray 25th to November 16th, 2019
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

We had diner at Vila Joya for our wedding aniversary. At the bar they started with nice small and tasty surprises and after our glass of champagne (€ 26 p/p) we went to the table and the surprises went on. Also on the table a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Pat_en_Vir
Reviewed 23 November 2018

We were introduced to this restaurant by friends, it was fabulous food with service and theatre. The setting was terrific,overlooking the beach and we ate outside in glorious sunshine. Our menu was augmented with nine specials from the Chef and followed by a variety of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank grahamerichardson
Reviewed 21 November 2018

My wife and I had the taster menu during our trip to Portugal. The 6 course taster menu was augmented by around 12 'chef's surprises'. The location overlooking the beach, the service and the food was all out of this world. One small complaint was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carby2020
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing experience; service very well executed, synchronized and friendly. The food is an experience of another level with lots of surprises and ready to satisfy the most demanding clients. We had a baby with us when visited for dinner and the staff was so helpful...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank VLux1234
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I booked a table in advance as a gift for my girl. Unfortunately it was raining very hard but the welcoming was very warm and we had a nice Billecart Champagne, a glass of white wine and a genial strawberry gin praline offered in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank bonuccielia
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The restaurant setting was nice as well staffs. They brought about 10 of bite-size food as “surprise” before the dinner started and sodium level of those were ridiculous. They were all too salty and couldn’t help but assume they make them salty so you start...More

Thank Newtripadviser
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We were very excited about the location! Beautiful surroundings and a very stunning view. The sun went down beautifully! In the restaurant the staff was very kind and helpful. It is a rather small place. Quite expensive, but very worthwhile, the food was very good....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bollehoek41
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Everything was amazing. The service, the food, the setting. Simply amazing. I’m a Scottish working class, council estate boy, the price is obscene but worth every penny.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Uhdcfc
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Been coming to Vila Joya for years now - probably 8 years in a row actually! We always go for the lunchtime tasting menu and are never disappointed. The place has true class - the staff are attentive and make you feel welcome right from...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank hollyedmond1
Reviewed 2 October 2018

location fabulous ! small but perfect - the kitchen if far out the best in the Algarve (2* Michelin) - service best ever

Date of visit: July 2018
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576linaj
14 September 2018|
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Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Ms Lina, Thank you for your question. To make it simple, we can cater to the above mentioned if we know ahead of time. Should you have any further question, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or via... More
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hannahmariar
21 August 2017|
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Response from fleetoffoot | Reviewed this property |
I would call them. This is an expensive place, but the best food we have ever eaten. Without wine it is about €250 a head.
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Miu_and_Meow
31 July 2017|
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Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thank you for writing to us. Our restaurant is operational until November 19, 2017. We will reopen in late February. We look forward to welcome you.
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