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171 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“churros” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
171 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is often full. It does a good gourmet pizza (inc takeaway). The pastas and risottos are ok. A few dishes are pretty heavy on the padding like heaps of onion. Serving sizes are good. In my opinion, it's a bit pricey given the...More

Thank ilonazagon
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Cannelloni was so bad, overcooked, mushy, pasta indistinguishable from the so called spinach and ricotta inside. So pre prepared and dished up in a pan that was so hot it dried up the bolognese sauce. I cannot believe that the owner can think this is...More

Thank _llupone
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A very nice restaurant with great waiting staff,excellent pizza and food but having to wait 50 minutes for the pizza to arrive was disappointing whilst the takeaway part was a lot quicker

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This place has several things going for it, but two are stand-outs... the staff and the bread. I think if they sold the bread on the pavement outside they'd do well! (Not selling the staff ...) We celebrated a special birthday here recently - and...More

1  Thank Lizafrancis
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Booked our table for 7pm, and ordered immediately. Waiter "forgot" to process the order and an hour later we finally were served, the Chef Special scallops were so disappointing: garlic was overpowering, the mash was watery, and the scallops tiny. A very pleasant waitress was...More

1  Thank marybell2018
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The l' Olivio cuisine is a fusion of traditional Italian with Australian Pub food. I opted for a vegetarian dish (Goat Cheese Ravioli). It was nice, but the cheese was a bit overpowering! Also, the Rav just missed on the cook and needed an extra...More

1  Thank ArtInOz
Reviewed 8 September 2017

First visit to this restaurant which has a variety of cuisines. Food was well cooked and presented everything from pasta, tapas, pizza, steak, fish, risotto and so on. In fact just about caters for all tastes. Thoroughly enjoyed the meal and will return

Thank Kewy2014
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Had dinner here with 9 friends. Warm welcome from friendly staff - the service was consistently good all night. Good selection of tapas as entrees - all were very tasty. The main courses were delivered after an appropriate interval - all 10 mains delivered within...More

Thank LindsayMann
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Garlic bread was a stand out and such a novel way of serving it. Beautiful warm bread with the garlic butter on the side so you could make it to your liking. Pizza and pasta delicious and generous servings. Steak special was well cooked and...More

Thank burnit83
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

As usual, great food and great service! Our favourite dishes are still great! Owners doing great job of keeping tradition and home atmosphere for last 13 years we visiting this place!

Thank Dimime
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$18
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: 95724487
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