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Olivas Friday Street | Painswick, Stroud, Painswick GL6 6QJ, England
+44 1452 814774
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Olivas Friday Street | Painswick, Stroud, Painswick GL6 6QJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most delicious lunch at Olivas. Friendly staff. Minus for the restroom and the spiders there.

Thank Maren L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick bite to refresh ourselves while exploring Painswick- the fresh, delicious, real food served here was a delight; quality ingredients, meals made from scratch each time, quirky surroundings and staff eager to provide an upbeat experience, happy to point out next sights in our journey,...More

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed June 4, 2017

A lovely find in the small town of Painswick. Ideal for a coffee and something sweet like apple pie, danishes, cakes. Seating inside and out. Pleasant staff.

Thank Cathy R
OLIVAS07, Owner at Olivas, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Dear Cathy Thank you for you review, Hope you enjoyed your visit to Painswick. Regards Olivas` Team

Reviewed June 2, 2017

A small and somewhat quirky café tucked away in the back streets of this very sleepy but attractive village, we were surprised to find it virtually deserted on our Saturday lunchtime visit with only a couple of locals in there to keep us company before...More

Thank Blackth0rn
OLIVAS07, Owner at Olivas, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2017

Thank you for your time

Reviewed May 28, 2017

Came across this little bistro in the backstreets. Attentive staff and looks like all food is freshly prepared. We had a sharing platter of olives, Spanish cheese and meats, accompanied by bread and some fresh lemonade on one of this years hottest days. It was...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Lovely cafe and food in a pretty location but we found the service to be slow, although not busy, and rather expensive.

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

We visited the cafe as we walked the Cotswold Way. We had coffee and warm apple cake with clotted cream. The assistant told us that it was great warm and how right he was. I think it was the most delicious thing I have tasted...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

This place was really cute, and really packed. I loved it and it seemed like it had a great selection of delicious food, but by golly gee whiz was it expensive! I couldn't really find anything worth paying for but settled for a lemonade, which...More

Thank Amelia C
Reviewed March 9, 2017

My husband and I moved to the area about a month ago. One day, while exploring, we came upon this sweet, little restaurant. It was obvious that all the food was made from scratch and, as we hadn't had lunch, we decided to sample the...More

1  Thank nolalily404
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Olivas is tucked away down a backstreet in the very attractive village of Painswick, but can’t be missed as it has an old-fashioned bicycle propped up outside. We were beginning to give up hope of finding somewhere for lunch on a very busy half-term Saturday...More

Thank Sunny5Jim
OLIVAS07, Owner at Olivas, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2017

Dear Sunny Jim Tank you for you review, nice of you to mention the air ambulance idea, we collect about £100 to 150 a year, the idea came up one Sunday afternoon when I saw passers taking photographs of it, so I thought I would...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$7 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olivas Friday Street | Painswick, Stroud, Painswick GL6 6QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Painswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 814774
  • E-mail
Dear Potential and current Customers please be advised we are closed during Xmas and will re open in January. opening day will be published Our closure is due to circumstances beyond our control. We apologise for any inconvenience caused . If you wish to contact us for any services we may be able to provide later in the Year email us from the website, our email will be monitored regularly. The Olivas Team
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