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Olivo - Ristorante Italiano

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53 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA, England
+44 1483 303535
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12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
5:30 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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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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  • 131
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 16
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  • 11
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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
Excellent service, delicious food!

Olivos have recently held a series of private lunches for us, all of the staff were excellent, and the food was delicious. I would highly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Vixcozens
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A bottle of white overpriced, food nothing special, compulsory service charge, even with hefty Tastecard discount the bill was still £69 for 2. My main course was poor, should have sent it back really (fried prawns and calamari) but did not want to make a scene. I have dined there before, it's always been fine, but I now won't be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Olivos have recently held a series of private lunches for us, all of the staff were excellent, and the food was delicious. I would highly recommend!

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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

We came here for lunch last Sunday, we ate from the 2 course set menu which was reasonably priced at £10-99 a head and gave us a fairly good choice. Our food was delicious, service was just about right, not too fast or slow. The building is old and beautiful. I would recommend this, it's far better than your average... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We found this place by chance visiting Guildford and it was amazing! I have to say they do the best carbonara I have ever tried in the UK or EU outside Italy. Also the place was nice, the staff was efficient and friendly and the local has A/C which is a must in summer.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was the first time for us as it was my birthday and we went on recommendations on trip advisor . Well it was outstanding great service and the food was fantastic to .

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Food and service both excellent. Good vegetarian choice. Lunch menu exceptional value. Also do loyalty card. Could not fault it.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Olivo never disappoints. Despite the restaurant being very busy they found a table for us even though we had not made a reservation. Service was impeccable, the two main courses we had were both delicious (Risotto and Lasagne with sides) washed down with wine and Pimms. Perfect end to a river walk on a summer's day.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Ate at Olivo's with family on a busy Saturday evening in July. Glad we had booked as most tables were full already when we arrived. Seating is in many small rooms; adequate but a little cramped. Menu is broad covering appetisers, pasta, pizza, meat and fish courses as well as desserts. The antipasto to share was very good, especially with... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We decided to give this place a try, we know several friends that have been and said it was good. We sat outside, the road is fairly quiet, and you are seated about 4 metres back. The service was friendly and efficient. We both had pasta as a main dish, taglialini with crabmeat and a tomato sauce. The food was... More 

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

first visit to this place food was very good - seems very popular service excellent - be careful they add a graturity to the bill - which they should probably tell you. we had I nice meal - will come back sometimes - nothing fantastic though

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Additional Information about Olivo - Ristorante Italiano

Address: 53 Quarry Street, Guildford GU1 3UA, England
Phone Number: +44 1483 303535
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 78
Cuisine: Italian

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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 1483 303535

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 78
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups

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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