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Olivo Restaurant

15 St. Thomas Square, Newport PO30 1SL, England
+44 1983 530001
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
15 St. Thomas Square, Newport PO30 1SL, England
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Delicious food...especially the very authentic panini and ciabatta. Eaten there many times now and never had a bad meal. My kids love it. We'll be back soon 😍

Thank X3952XDpaula
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

In a hurry, needed to eat something nice. Great service, great cooking. Have had several great dining experiences in this place before. Thank you! Spaghetti with crab, chilli and prawn done to absolute perfection. Service fantastic.

Thank KungFuDoc
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible food, prawns and chicken cooked perfectly in a paella dish. SPICY 50 cocktail was also incredible. Reasonable prices too, seriously recommend.

Thank Charles F
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Sometimes it’s hard to know where to go to get a decent meal when you’re not familiar with the area - LOOK NO FURTHER! We were visiting family on the island and tried Prezzo first as it was near to where we parked. Thank goodness...More

Thank MarieAMaurice
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We’d been here before for breakfast and had lovely eggs, bacon, pancakes, toast, tea, coffee .... all was great! So, needing somewhere for dinner, we thought we’d try here again but, to be honest, we were a little apprehensive as sometimes a great breakfast cafe...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening with family here. We rang up and on my gave then 15 mins notice for a table for 9 and they were quick to accommodate us. Our waiter was so friendly and attentive and couldn't do enough for us. The food...More

Thank emmaeas2016
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

On a Sunday evening decided to drop in having just been to the Minster. Haven’t been since they made St Thomas’s Square pedestrians only. This has made a huge difference with it feeling like genuine cafe culture outside. Despite being busy found us a table...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

On a lovely evening, I was able to sit outside - a plus for me. I ate penne arrabiata and it was delicious - the sauce had lots of onions and real chilli. The Parmesan cheese was grated from a block - not the sawdust...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Olivo’s last night for a friends 60 th . The tables are too close together. Really don’t want to hear others conversation word for word !The service was poor therefore we didn’t leave a tip . The main course was ok but not served...More

Thank staffie49
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

New to Newport, looking for a nice evening meal and we hit the jackpot. Sitting outside in the early evening was a joy, the food yummy and friendly staff. Thank you

Thank Mr_Pab_2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 St. Thomas Square, Newport PO30 1SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 530001
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Set in Newport's beautiful historic and charming St Thomas's Square, Olivo is a small cosy restaurant ideally situated for alfresco dining. Sit and watch the world go by whilst enjoying delicious Mediterranean cuisine. Olivo has been opened since 2004 serving fantastic food to both the island residents and visitors. We are open daily from 8am offering coffees, teas, pastries, cakes, sandwiches and Panini's. From midday we serve the full menu including pizzas, pastas, salads, mains, daily specials and the children's menu. Evenings at Olivo can be a cosy and snug romantic occasion, or an informal get together with friends or family. All of our dishes are cooked with authentic Mediterranean products complimented with some of the best ingredients the Isle of Wight. We have an extensive wine list with handpicked wines which complement our food beautifully.
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