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“A lovely spanish tapas”
Review of La Oliva - CLOSED

La Oliva
Price range: US$0 - US$28
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: La Oliva is North-Yorkshire local authentic Spanish tapas bar and restaurant. When dining out in Harrogate whether for lunchtime food, evening meals or just a quick snack. Whether you need a birthday restaurant, couples restaurant or a family restaurant we provide the best traditional Spanish food in Harrogate. Close to all of our ingredients come directly from Spain. Don't miss out the opportunity to try out our authentic spanish food! La Oliva will be pleased to see you soon!!
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is a real gem in Harrogate, not the awful tastless tapas that chains serve up, more the upmarket of tapas. The interior is lovely, the food is served so beautifully, very tasty, great choice, although it is rather on the pricey side for the amount that you get. Having said that, it hasn't stopped us from returning.

Thank hop2manual66
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Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

It is rare you find a restaurant that every item is truely wonderful. We visited on a Wednesday evening at 7It was empty, by 8 o'clock it was full and many had visited before. We had some dishes twice they were that good. Lovely wine and an atmosphere to match. Food, wine and atmosphere that make you have memories you never forget. X x x

Thank fairdinkumreview
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

We visited on a Saturday evening with expectations set by the favourable reviews on this site; those expectations were in fact exceeded (the overall rating should really be 4.5, but this isn't allowed).

Two of us had a total of 10 dishes (including some of the smaller ones), from both the standard and the specials menus. Every single dish was excellent - in concept, cooking and presentation. Whilst some dishes are largely what one would expect to see on a tapas menu, others are delightfully unexpected, such as the rabbit, for example. The only slight criticism would be the lack of a salad on the menu, although it did seem that a neighbouring table had ordered one, so this is perhaps by special request.

In terms of value for money, there can be no complaint, particularly with a reasonably priced wine list and a jug of iced tap water offered on arrival. An excellent experience and a big plus for Harrogate.

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Thank Nicholas L
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

Lovely food made with quality ingredients and nicely presented - nothing like the mass produced tapas you get at big chain restaurants. The staff were all lovely - friendly and very knowledgeable. I will definitely be back!

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Thank Anne D
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

It's about time Harrogate was treated to proper Spanish tapas. Very friendly service with excellent food will be returning soon.

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Thank mossy320
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