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Oliveto

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9-12 Haddington Terrace | Kingston Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
01 280 0011
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good food but staff is constantly changing

I've been going to Oliveto at least 4-5 times a year for the last 3 years and I've always found the food really good. The only thing that I don't like and don't understand is why we are always seeing new faces, new managers, new waiters... It might come across as they do not treat their staff too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
simo74luci
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dublino
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dublino
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Oliveto at least 4-5 times a year for the last 3 years and I've always found the food really good. The only thing that I don't like and don't understand is why we are always seeing new faces, new managers, new waiters... It might come across as they do not treat their staff too well... A... More 

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Thank simo74luci
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have used Oliveto numerous times over the past few months for working lunches or entertaining visiting colleagues. There is a very calm atmosphere which makes it a very relaxing place to visit whilst maintaining a professional but personable service. The food is great, notable dishes - anti Pasti, Burger and great selection of pizzas (Diavola a personal favourite). The... More 

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Thank dam218
Dublin
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the reviews and being a lover of Italian food I booked this restaurant but it did not live up to my expectations. The ambience and decor are more like a pub. The staff seemed disinterested and the food was just average. I had a pizza which was tasty and nicely cooked but not exceptional. When we paid our... More 

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Thank Mary M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Booked a table in Olivetos for 6:30 pm. As we are not living in Dublin this was a first time visit to this restaurant. Could not have been happier with the food, service and atmosphere. We had risotto, pate & frito misto for starters...pizzas and a venison pasta dish for mains....a chocolate mousse and an ice-cream for desserts. All were... More 

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2 Thank Joanne F
County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

i attended a christmas lunch in Oliveto, the room we were in9(library) had amazing views over the harbour. there was a fabulous ambience. the service was first class,the food was delicious. agreat experience from beginning to end.

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Thank roebuck2015
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Should not have gone there with business friends, but with my girl. Great view of the harbor , wonderful atmosphere , polite and knowledgable staff. Food so delicious and well served that took photographs...it was a business dinner...and got away with it.

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Thank JavedAfzal
Dublin, Ireland
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210 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

No sooner than we were seated had to bail out as took one look around and the place felt more like the extension of a tired pub than any type of elegant restaurant despite the good reviews on T/A.Dont know about the food but had to rely on our instinct and beat a hasty retreat.

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1 Thank 977mike
Newport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Really good food and fab service. The restaurant has pizza ovens and their pizzas are really good. Would totally recommend.

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1 Thank juliepills
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Olivetto is an Italian restaurant in the Kingston hotel in Dunlaoghaire. If you haven't heard of it its probably because the locals just want to keep it to themselves. Its amazing. You look out on to Dunlaoghaire Harbour... They have a large pizza menu.. which I didn't try.... Their anti pasto board, we shared for starters... and its about as... More 

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1 Thank Frank M
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Ate at least 5 Margarita Pizzas here. Its a vegetarian pizza made there. I saw them making in. It's fun to see and delicious to have. Had breakfast there while staying at The Kingston Hotel. That is a delicious and fun breakfast experience. Fresh food served and fun waiters to help me every morning. Oliveto is an elegant place to... More 

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Thank Rosa G

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9-12 Haddington Terrace | Kingston Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dun Laoghaire
  • Phone Number: 01 280 0011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 32
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?