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Dubrovnik Wedding Venues

Villa Ruza

Wedding Conditions



180 degree panoramic seaviews



Up to 60 guests



As of 40 guests up to 150 guests



Starting as of 65 euro per guest for 4 courses



Outdoors loud music until midnight



Party music but at a reasonable level until 1.30am

Venue Images

Wedding Menu Examples

Wedding Menu – pick your courses



Dalmatian smoked ham and Pag cheese

Souffle of ricotta with Dalmatian cheeses sauce

Salad „Villa Ruža“ (Tuna Fish, Olives, ruccola, lettuce, radicchio)

Beef carpaccio with ruccola, parmesan, and Modena Balsamic vinegar

Fish carpaccio with fried ruccola, capers and extra virgin olive oil

Famous Ston Oysters

Salmon marinated in herbs from our garden

Tempura of gambas’ tails with fresh vegetable spaghetti

Octopus with black olives, tomato, capers and extra virgin olive oil

Bouquet of salad with celery and chicken strips with curry

Caprese salad with fresh basil



Dalmatian soup with spinach and cubes of potatoes

Golden chicken consomme with small vegetable ravioli

Fish soup „Villa Ruža“

Creamy soup of leeks and white celery with scampi

Creamy wild asparagus soup with black truffles

Cold tomato soup with stripes of young cheese

Veal soup with Grana Padano cheese and julienne of vegetables



White chocolate dessert with coulis of wild berries

Tiramisu a’la „Villa Ruža“

Almond biscuit with mascarpone mousse and coffee sauce

Chocolate mousse with caramelized hazelnuts

Fantasy of fresh fruit

Tarte „Tatin“ and Chantilly cream

Triple fantasy

Tarte „Kate“ (hazelnut biscuit, vanilla cream, apple)

Wedding Menu – pick your courses



Spicy spaghetti with sea food

Pappardelle with scampi, zucchini and mint

Penette with broccoli and anchovies

Spicy pappardelle with lamb

Green pappardelle with tuna fish and tomato

Fettuccine a’la „Villa Ruža“ (Pesto and Eggplant)

Potatoes gnocchetti with dalmatian smoked ham and sage in a cream of cheeses

Radicchio risotto with sauce of Pag cheese

Black and white cuttlefish risotto

Rissoto Mantecato with scampi and zucchini and Balsamic vinegar sauce

Spicy veal risotto with sage



Stuffed Adriatic squid with scampi and Swiss chard

Fillet of today’s catch – grilled or poached

Lobster medallions with wild rice and saffron sauce

Fillet of sea bass with brunoise of vegetables in a green olive sauce

Grilled Adriatic squid with rosemary and cubes of potatoes in a Grana Padano cheese sauce

Grilled scampi with thyme and jacket potatoes in extra virgin olive oil

Grilled Lobster with Mediterranean herbs on a ruccola and jacket potatoes carpet

Fillet of sea bream with wild asparagus in extra virgin olive oil

Octopus Dalmatian style „under the bell“

Dentex Dalmatian style „under the bell“



Beef fillet with spring onions and potatoes in a sauce of Plavac mali

Beef fillet with a veloute of mushrooms

Rump steak with jacket potatoes, rosemary with a bechamel of spinach

Fillet of veal with couscous and brunoise of vegetable in a sweet basil sauce

Lamb gigot with a taste of rosemary and an potatoes and onion pudding with bay leaves

Tournedo „Villa Ruža“ (Tournedos with brunoise of vegetable in Grana Padano sauce)

Chicken breast wrapped in mushrooms paste with a veloute of truffles

Stuffed turkey fillet with a Gorgonzola sauce

Veal Dalmatian style „under the bell“

Lamb Dalmatian style „under the bell“

Make a pick between the menu courses here above, if you want to offer a meat and a fish menu, then the venue needs to know how many meat and fish courses are needed 3 weeks prior to your wedding date. This means, guests will not be able to pick on the day.

What we think


This Villa is located on the island of Kolocep. Most wedding parties that take place here will return the night of the wedding and find their accommodation in Dubrovnik.  A return boat can be arranged at 1.30 – 2.00am.

Due to the size of this venue, it is less suited for smaller weddings that want privacy. During the months July and August there is a rental fee to be paid if less than 80 guests attend, during other months this is not the case.

Our suggestion is that you need 50-60 guests or more for this venue to work for you.

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Check Room Availability Here

Shortly, on online booking form will be added for you to book rooms nearby the Villa Ruza on is island of Kolocep.

For more information on celebrating your wedding at this Seaside Dubrovnik Venue, contact us!

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