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Olivo - Ristorante Italiano

53 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA, England
+44 1483 303535
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
53 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like many people early Saturday evening we were there at 6 for the theatre at 8. I had the tricolore mozzarella, tomato and avocado followed by pappardelle - chicken and sundried tomatoes in a cream pasta sauce - very simple but very good. Enjoyed the...More

Thank pb56422
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a friends birthday in a group of 8. Definitely pre book as they are busy on a Friday night. The food: it's tasty but there isn't much variety and the vegetarian options are limited. The price: way too over priced for what you...More

Thank Vtraveller1326
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably we were unlucky as Olivo was very crowded when we came there. The food could be defined as "Italian style". Garlic however is not the only thing which makes the term "Italian" justified.The quality of dishes was acceptable and so were the wines but...More

Thank hendrik_vankets
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for pre theatre dinner and what a suprise this place is. A wonderful old building full of character with a great restaurant inside. The food choice is excellent and the wine list has something for everyone. Despite being very busy the staff treated you...More

Thank HampshireConsultant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for dinner before going to the theatre at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. The reastaurant is perfectly located just up some steps from the theatre. We were made to feel welcome on entering, the food was served pretty quickly considering how busy it was...More

Thank mjnaylor8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I visited Olivo in Guildford with friends for pre-theatre dinner at 5.30pm This is a lovely Italian restaurant situated in a period building with lots of character and for those attending the theatre it is only a few minute away. It is a large restaurant...More

Thank RKHKent
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Six of us had a great time here on Sunday evening. Adults, student a school children all found good choices and a happy time was had by all.

Thank Davegoody
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We have always had amazing Italian food at Olivos and booking for a large family reunion of foodies from the UK, Australia and New Zealand, the food and service did not disappoint! With 17 in our party, the staff were very attentive and efficient and...More

Thank timetraveller04
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Great tasty food. Excellent quality. Really difficult to find a table. You d better book a table before you bisit. One of the cleanest restaurants we visited.

Thank mgrypm
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I came here for dinner one night and were very pleased with the quality of the food and the atmosphere of the restaurant. Our only criticism is that it did feel like the waiters were hanging around but then we were one...More

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1 August 2017|
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Response from OlivoManager | Property representative |
Vagan Options available: 1) Any salads of your choice 2) Crostini vegetarian 2) Pasta vegetarian 2) Risotto vegetarian 4) Pizza vegetarian without cheese 5) Sorbets
Gemma M
31 January 2016|
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11 October 2015|
Response from Olivo2011 | Property representative |
I'm afraid not but you can get a discount if you have a Taste card
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$26 - US$66
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 303535
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We offer traditional Italian cuisine in the heart of Guildford, prepared by Italian chefs with only the finest and freshest ingredients. Both restaurants have their own unique charm and everything you need to enjoy a relaxed lunch, dinner or special occasion. We look forward to serving you an authentic dining experience.
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