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The Olive Garden

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Brightland Resort and Spa | Brightland Resort and Spa, Mahabaleshwar 412806, India
2168 260700
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Description: The first brick oven pizzeria in India and still the most popular. Guests...
The first brick oven pizzeria in India and still the most popular. Guests drive few hours just to eat the pizza's and pasta's here.
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Good for:
Romance
Outdoor seating

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  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice but could be better

We were staying here so had ordered food from the Olive Garden. The mushrooms were not upto the mark and could have been better. Even the morning buffet breakfast needs more attentive staff.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
NewRRV
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We were staying here so had ordered food from the Olive Garden. The mushrooms were not upto the mark and could have been better. Even the morning buffet breakfast needs more attentive staff.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We went to this restaurant for dinner. Food was nice and tasty. Service was quick. But i felt price were little high as compare to other restaurant.

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Ahmedabad, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I just dislike the service of hotel Not bad but i am not satisfied with room service. satisfied with cleaning of hotel. No free wifi is available in hotel

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This place is a jewel hidden in the mountain. I had heard about this but never got a chance to visit. Finally i made it and i was really happy. Made my evening. Went there for a nice dinner with my family and all of us enjoyed their delicious pizzas. Would recommend it to all.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

After reading some fantastic reviews on TripAdvisor i decided to have dinner at this place. We order veg margarita with some 4 toppings. There were hardly 2-3 tables occupied and no rush at all. We received a over cooked pizza as edges were burnt. And pizza was cold. I asked them to simply cut the edges as i can feel... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We were there over the weekend, and walked into a near-empty restaurant for lunch. The setting is scenic- with lush forests and hills. The restaurant is airy - all glass - and spacious and tastefully done up. BUT. it was buzzing with flies. WHen I mentioned it to the manager, he insisted they were all outside. Though every now and... More 

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Surat, India
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The resort situated away from the main city. The location is splendid in the midst of the lush green forest. the ambiance is by far the best. The adjoining bar had an impressive list of drinks which you can enjoy in the open air. Chicken pepper salt was delectable. The Fish with hot garlic sauce was an epicurean delight. It... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

So you've eaten in fine italian restaurants, even the good ones of Mumbai.....dont expect the white glove treatment.... this one is in the back of beyond, on a mountain top hundreds of kilometers from civilization, so the surprisingly good pizzas come as a great experience. They even have a whole wheat base which I did not try, sorry. Small selection... More 

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Kolhapur, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

It has to be best as per location is concerned, being a part of Brightland Hotel but the food just made it the best restaurant in the town. Went there reading TA reviews and I think its still not as #1 in TA list. So the list certainly needs an update. We had grilled mushrooms, their signature garlicy prawns and... More 

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I have been travelling to Brightland Resort for Past Two Years I have traveled to many Countries had meal at many Italian Restaurants In My View - The Olive Graden is gem of restaurants in Maharashtra I have traveled to Mahabaleshwar especially for Food at Brightland Resort The food here is to die for Italian food is Fabulous, Marvelous, fantastic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Brightland Resort and Spa | Brightland Resort and Spa, Mahabaleshwar 412806, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mahabaleshwar
  • Phone Number: 2168 260700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating

Description

The first brick oven pizzeria in India and still the most popular. Guests drive few hours just to eat the pizza's and pasta's here.

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