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Olives Restaurant and Bar

140 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4QH +44 2081662731

((((* Italian
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 22:30. Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 21:30.

Staff were lovely and very accommodating. The afternoon tea was superb.

Sarah Kirkham 14 March 2016
from London

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Boasting an AA Rosette to its name, Olives Restaurant and Bar offers authentic Italian food. Head chef, Davide Di Croce serves up stunning dishes in the bright dining room, while the bar brings a selection of indulgent cocktails.

While options range from risottos to salads, staple favourites at Olives restaurant remain the same, with tomato coulis spooned on top of a grilled sea bass fillet with a fennel, orange and artichoke salad. Creative options include the roasted pigeon breast with a lentil and pancetta mixture, doused in a Marsala jus. Sensational desserts on the Olives menu showcase originality; hazelnut parfait is served with crushed caramelised nuts and mixed berry compote.

Casual elegance oozes from every detail at Olives Bar and Restaurant in London. Dine on an ‘Italian twist’ afternoon tea amongst deep red curtains, elaborate lightshades and sweetly-potted plants on tables.

Olives in South Kensington is less than a 1-minute walk from Gloucester Road Tube Station.

Olives Restaurant and Bar

140 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4QH

Contact +44 2073316308
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Customer reviews for Olives Restaurant and Bar

4.1 ((((* (based on 22 reviews)
90% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (12)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • business (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • lunch (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • private dining (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • value (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* by from Welwyn Garden City

    A bustling restaurant on Gloucester Road in South West London. The restaurant was full when we visited it and pre-booking a table is recommended. Prompt and attentive service. Generally good food although portion sizes rather modest.

  • ((((* by from London

    Very good service, & good location. Food was nice, quite pricey for a small portion of pasta (£25 a head with a drink) but convenient.

  • ((((* by from London

    Excellent location and dining experience. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was delicious along with a good selection of Italian wine - sometimes difficult to find in London.

  • (((** by from london

    the seafood pasta was ok but nothing great.the sauce wasn't that nice and the pasta was over cooked . it was ok, edible but I wouldn't return

  • ((((* by from Stafford

    Food was good . We had a good time

  • ((((* by from Birmingham

    Excellent service, very nice food and drink and lovely setting. Definitely recommend.

  • ((((( by from London

    Staff were lovely and very accommodating. The afternoon tea was superb.

  • ((((* by from London

    Excellent service and good quality food. Was booked in for 8pm but was given an earlier table without an issue, had the bruschetta for starter which was very nice, but nothing out of the oridinary, however the "Petto di pollo piccante con insalata di fregola" was a fantastic dish. I will be back.

  • ((((* by from London

    The staff were lovely and the food was great, would go back again

  • ((((( by from London

    The atmosphere was good and the food was excellent. I had the fried calamari and shrimps, a pasta dish and the 3 dolci dessert.

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