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Olivo - Ristorante Italiano

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53 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA, England
+44 (0)1483 303535
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We offer traditional Italian cuisine in the heart of Guildford, prepared...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 306
    Excellent
  • 111
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hidden gem of Guildford!

If you are looking for yummy Italian food this is the place to come!!! Service is great with food to match! Highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
kezy19
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surrey
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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482 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
surrey
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for yummy Italian food this is the place to come!!! Service is great with food to match! Highly recommend!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Here as part of an anniversary weekend, and as we both like Italian cuisine we came here (*not* Jamie's down the road - I don't want chilli on everything!) Service was good, with an actual Italian waitress. Food was also very good and to me seemed pretty authentic. My seafood linguine was so loaded with marine protein that I didn't... More 

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Nr Guildford, Surrey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We keep coming back here time & time again, as we've never had a bad meal or experience here. The food is always lovely & fresh. And the lunch special is Very good value. Staff very friendly & on hand (but not in your face). Definitely recommend to try here!

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Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

went to Olivo last Saturday with some family visiting from Sweden and we all had a great meal, Gianluca was very attentive and friendly. I don't understand why some people don't like sitting in the room downstairs "the Napoli room" we thought it was very cosey, would definetely recommend it, Margherita

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Camberley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Really good choice of pastas with delicious sauces. Also thought the desserts were excellent. Very attentive service and family friendly. We'll be back!

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Surrey
Top Contributor
372 reviews 372 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

Had lunch with friends here. Service was impeccable and food was all very good. Had a pizza which was very tasty. Pear and Almond tart dessert was also excellent. Will definitely come back when we are next in town.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I really enjoy eating at Olivio either for lunch or dinner but prefer the ambience in the evening. The staff are so friendly and helpful and nothing seems too much trouble. The food was absolutely delicious. I had fish which I recommend highly. Good size portions too!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We've just moved to Guildford and love eating out and this was the first place we went on for one of our little date nights and it's definitely going to be one of our regular choices in the future and looking forward to coming here with friends too! Excellent authentic Italian food, felt like we were in Rome! really generous... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

One of our regular eating out choices. Excellent food, very reasonable prices, generous potions and excellent service from friendly staff. What more could one want!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We visited Guildford last week and stumbled across Olivo down a side street off the main high street. We remembered the restaurant's name as an Italian friend had recommended it to us, so in we went. Although it was a Tuesday night, the restaurant was packed and we were also quite late in the evening. Despite this, the friendly man... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1483 303535

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 41
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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