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Vila Joya

Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
+351 289 591 795
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (28 reviews)
“truffle” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 377 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have enjoyed the best lunch ever. The sky was blue, the sun was golden and the ocean on our feet. Perfect conditions for a beautiful afternoon. All this added to the dishes, which were all fabulous, we had the time of...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Vila Joya and booked dinner at their restaurant both nights of our stay. We are very glad that we did. Every detail is looked after and the entire experience, food, service, spectacular setting and view, is outstanding. We had...More

Thank BAM1113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real treat restaurant. Yes, it is expensive but definitely worth it. The flavors of every dish blew us away, it is difficult to put into words how amazing every one of the 14 courses was. Go here and splash out by going...More

Thank Niall H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was not familiar with the restaurant or the concept Tribute to Claudia which happened to be the 10th anniversary and apparently the last of its kind. This is a two Michelin star restaurant since 1999 run by an Austrian chef. Housed inside a small...More

Thank SharingIsCaring2013
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We went this restaurant with my family.food was very good and service was very friendly.its near beach so view was excellent.we enjoy our meal come next year

Thank Mandy G
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We booked this taster menu as a treat but could not prepare ourselves for what was in store! Greeted by beautiful love birds as we arrived and seated at a table with views out to sea, the tone was really set!! 4 courses for €125pp...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome place! Had exceptional food overthere and enjoyed their great hospitality! Exceptional Service in Paradise. I had been to a lot of great restaurants and Vila Joya is ranked among the top 5! We will be more than glad to come back next year to...More

Thank Redmarkymark
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I recently revisited Vila Joya with friends and would highly recommend this experience. Having heard about Vila Joya Sea , we decided to have pré dinner drinks and then head off for dinner . We arrived at the main entrance of Vila Joya and were...More

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My friends and I decided to visit the bar overlooking the beach. Upon arrival, reception was very friendly - the guy who took us to the bar showed parts of the hotel and it’s amenities. Really good introduction to the place without the feeling of...More

3  Thank Phillip P
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The setting was outstanding. It would be difficult to beat this patio for a sunset dinner if a view is what you are looking for. The rest of the meal, unfortunately, was not so unique. While the amuse bouches and the food courses were very...More

1  Thank Avery B
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Questions & Answers
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.
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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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KTWALSALL
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Monday
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Thursday
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Friday
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Saturday
13:00 - 13:45
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Gale
  • Phone Number: +351 289 591 795
  • This restaurant is at Vila Joya
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