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El Olivo

41 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AH, England
+44 1395 260176
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (63 reviews)
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
41 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AH, England
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We visited the place whilst staying in Devon on Wednesday, what a great find. Tapas perfect, lots to choose from and owner very friendly. Atmosphere was buzzy, just a quaint little restaurant, will return again.

Thank debfall015
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Exmouth August Bank holiday weekend 2018, whilst Searching for a Thai restaurant we found the Thai had closed but reopened as El OLIVO so glad it has it was a quaint restaurant no frills just Fabulous food and effortless service. Our greeting on...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little tapas restaurant, really friendly staff. Great quality fresh produce. Fantastic atmosphere I'd thoroughly recommend this to anyone within a 20 mile radius!

Thank Nicholas c
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A delightful little restaurant, offering my favourite sort of food. The range of options was excellent and every dish we had was scrumptious. Service was friendly without being OTT. We look forward to returning when next in Exmouth.

Thank dispeg
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Second time we have visited and would recommend to anyone! The food is lush and the staff are friendly and welcoming.

Thank Maeve T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Just popped in for a light bite early evening and didn't feel welcomed as we hadn't booked. Had no explanation of how the menu options worked. Had some olives to start which seamed dry as did the bread. The tapas was good but over priced.

Thank Dave Y
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first first visit, we came with our friends who recommended this place . We had a brilliant evening, absolutely loved all the different tapas and it’s great to come with friends as we all shared. We had three each so twelve all...More

Thank Shirley141250
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Food was very tasty! Dishes came out quick too! Management were very friendly ! Would recommended for a chilled meal out !

Thank s0phiel0uise1989
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The manager had is hands full with our large group who were certainly having a great time and loving the food. Towards the end he questioned wether banging a bottle of wine on the table for attention by one of our group was 'really' appropriate....More

2  Thank jacktrayner
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Ian... the manager with the most awful coustermer service provider I have ever come across. We were celebrating a significant birthday party and after spending £260 on a meal we where rushed out with haste. Even giving them a £20 tip I wish I had...More

2  Thank Sarahmagen1990
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Questions & Answers
14 August 2017|
Response from albie209 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No there's no specific menu for children. We have taken our 4 year old granddaughter there, but she doesn't generally eat much. The style is tapas dishes with a large selection to choose from, so I t's probably worth... More
18 October 2015|
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Response from Sash D |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 260176
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Meze and Tapas in a casual but stylish dining atmosphere, with a constantly changing menu using fresh local produce. Find us on Facebook to see our weekly menu.
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