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Piccolo Hotel Ristoro Olina

Via Olina 40, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Via Olina 40, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By some stretch the worst meal I have had in a very, very long time. If you do go, avoid the lavender gnocchi at all costs - a soapy monoflavour with two flaccid bits of reheated fish on top that were even more miserable than...More

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Very quirky interior, but lovely food. Four “specials” to choose from every day, a complimentary apéritif on arrival, a delicious bread basket with the meal and complimentary biscuits to finish. Friendly, efficient service. Great value and highly recommended. Our favourite restaurant during our week in...More

Thank SAE44
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The fresh mushroom risotto was our introduction to this lovely restaurant. Fantastic flavours, friendly service and all at a reasonable price. They surprise you with a cocktail type welcome and a daily appetiser. We enjoyed Asparagus tart, pate and veal slices on three different nights....More

1  Thank Ezzo58
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The Olina Restaurant enjoys the same ownership as the hotel Aracoeli ( where we were staying for two nights during a walking holiday in the area ). At first glance you would walk past this restaurant which has very basic furnishings and to that extent...More

1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We had a very tasty lunch here. Food is a bit out there, taking an interesting spin on Italian classics. It does this by using unusual ingredients and non-classic presentation of dishes. We loved the flavours and the mix of vegetarian plus non-vegetarian meals. Complimentary...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

A good restaurant with good service. Located very close to the main square but in a quiet street. It is not a tourist trap! A welcome drink and a welcome appetizer served as a nice surprise. An eklair cookie beside the espresso as a spoil....More

1  Thank shonm
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This place has outstanding food and is also the least expensive of the restaurants we used. The lamb chops (5) and potato was 12 euro (one of the specials of the day) and exquisitely done. The ravioli my friend had was the best I have...More

1  Thank JournoNsw
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had a private upstairs dining room and a celebratory dinner. It started with lake trout marinated with sour cream and aromatic herbs. Next came crispy Toma cheese and it's fondue that was over the top rich and delicious. Than a cube of pork and...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We chose this on impulse, as it looked less touristy than most others. The service was friendly, and multi-lingual (we don't speak Italian). The food was excellent and unusual. We were served a free aperitif, and amuse-bouche, and the espresso was the best we've had...More

1  Thank RichardBR3
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Owned and run by the same person as Hotel Aracoeli, with equally weird décor and slightly shambolic service. Our party of 6 were offered a strange menu in which everything was 12 euros and were told we had to choose 2 dishes each. I said...More

Thank janegardner
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26 July 2018|
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Response from Philip C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , I can not help you with this issue. Suggest you contact the restaurant direct. Best of luck
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$46 - US$108
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Olina 40, 28016 Orta San Giulio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Novara  >  Orta San Giulio
  • This restaurant is at Piccolo Hotel Olina
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