RestaurantsLondonBelgraviaSW1

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Summary

£83
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This smart modern Sardinian seafood specialist in Belgravia is “always busy”, thanks to its “good fresh fish” and “bright service”. Part of the Olivo group, it was opened in 2007 by Mauro Sanno, who arrived in London 30 years earlier with the aim of studying architecture – which might explain the restaurant’s decidedly non-rustic interior.

Summary

£79
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Always a-buzz with locals”, this “buoyant” Sardinian seafood specialist in Belgravia is “a bit steep in its prices at £60-£70 a head, but the freshness and range of fish make it worthwhile”. It was the third to open in the Olivo group owned by Mauro Sana, who seemingly “personally knows more than 70% of his clientele”.

Summary

£79
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Always a-buzz with locals”, this “buoyant” Sardinian seafood specialist in Belgravia is “a bit steep in its prices at £60-£70 a head, but the freshness and range of fish make it worthwhile”. It was the third to open in the Olivo group owned by Mauro Sana, who seemingly “personally knows more than 70% of his clientele”.

Summary

£79
 ££££
3
Good
3
Good
1
Poor
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “delightful Sardinian take on seafood and fresh fish” is the successful focus of this Belgravia venue – part of Mauro Sanna’s Olivo group – whose “honest and low key” style makes it an enduring and popular destination. But while “the food speaks for itself”, the interior “feels rather cramped and clinical”.

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Olivomare Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Olivomare Restaurant in SW1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Olivomare restaurant.
J B
Wonderful seafood Italian style. Get a tabl...
Reviewed 8 months, 7 days ago

"Wonderful seafood Italian style. Get a table outside as inside rather bleak. "

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Mitchell L
wonderful seafood if pricy, and exotic comb...
Reviewed 9 months, 14 days ago

"wonderful seafood if pricy, and exotic combos devoured by the kids - strange aesthetic as always, though buzzing. But staff cold and uninterested."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£14.00 £27.80 £6.50 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.50
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
10 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0LJ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6:30 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12:30 pm‑3:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑10:30 pm

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