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£89
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Reliable Sardinian shellfish and pasta” win consistent high marks for this seafood specialist in Mauro Sanno’s smart Belgravia group, which has been feeding well-heeled locals for 15 years. The pavement seating in the summer is a better bet than the sleek but stark modern interior.

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£82
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“This impressive neighbourhood restaurant” in Belgravia serves “wonderful seafood, Italian style”. Opened in 2007, it is part of Sardinian-born Mauro Sanno’s upmarket group in one of London’s poshest enclaves. The interior design can seem a little “bleak” for some tastes: not an issue in summer at the outside tables.

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£83
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3
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3
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* 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.

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£79
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* 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”.

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10 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0LJ

Restaurant details

Portions
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No dress code
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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.
Roger H
This if my favourite affordable Italian Res...
Reviewed 5 months,

"This if my favourite affordable Italian Restaurant. Many criticise the decor, the table spacing and noise levels but I like the vibe. This place is always busy, and the food is excellent. The house wine can't be faulted at 25£/bottle, I go here for business and pleasure."

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Mitchell L
Unlike many I like the ambiance here a lot;...
Reviewed 6 months, 7 days ago

"Unlike many I like the ambiance here a lot; I like the neighbourhood ie Belgravia feel. The precise seafood menu is perfect "

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Paul P
Noisy. Expectedly excellent Olivo-menu and...
Reviewed 6 months, 29 days ago

"Noisy. Expectedly excellent Olivo-menu and interesting wines. Did I say noisy?"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£9.30 £33.50 £9.00 £11.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Service 15.00%
10 Lower Belgrave Street, London, SW1W 0LJ
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑10:30 pm
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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