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Restaurante Vila Joya

Praia da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
+351 289 591 795
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (36 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (26 reviews)
“truffle” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Praia da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the seaside bar for lunch, not the main restaurant. Nice menu choices reasonably priced for somewhere attached to a Michelin star restaurant. I had a mini Wagyu burger with curly fries which was very tasty and enough for a light lunch. Waiter was...More

Thank Wilfie2601
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 2 star Michelin and its €185 pp tasting menu, but its worth it. The food is top of the range and not too trickey or gimikey , real taste and flavour and the staff are at the top of their game and...More

Thank thefirmDublinIreland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very magical indeed. It was a beautiful day and what we encountered was explosion of taste! Amazing once in a lifetime experience .

Thank Naila A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since our previous culinary experiences at Vila Joya were unforgettable, we decided to have another dinner during our holiday in Galé. Also this meal was (again) FANTASTIC. Especially Paolo, the Maître, was very happy to welcome us again, and he made sure we were treated...More

Thank Emiel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been recommended to come here for lunch many times we finally managed it last week for our anniversary. I can honestly say it was the best meal and service we have experienced not just in Portugal but the UK . Whilst the taster menu...More

Thank jeremykrichards
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a two Michelin starred restaurant, and it shows as soon as you arrive at the entrance gates. The staff greeted us and showed us to our table, overlooking the sea. Quite stunning. We were given an aperitif, and provided with menus and a...More

Thank RJC110372
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Great spot for a drink. Excellent cocktails. Didn’t eat as had young kids with us. Menu looked amazing. Staff very well trained

Thank Alfasaurus
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We visited the area and it was my birthday so of course we had to come back. It was a lovely occasion. Staff as always were wonderful. The weather was off and on so they elegantlyoved us from outside inside. One of our friends was...More

1  Thank GeraintLT
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This was one of my better restaurant experiences ever! Highest quality on everything. You do however need two to three hours to enjoy. When arriving you are welcomed by the well educated staff offering you an aperitif while waiting for your table. We choose the...More

Thank Lux2000
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We reserved seats in the kitchen, and happened to be the only two guests there that night. We missed out on the two-star table service, but boy was it worth it! We met the chef, and witnessed all the magic of the kitchen, including a...More

Thank GourmetGirlfriends
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Hannah Maria R
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.
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.
10 June 2017|
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Response from david g | Reviewed this property |
They have a wide range and will serve it by the glass
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Gale
  • Phone Number: +351 289 591 795
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  • This restaurant is at Vila Joya
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