We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

L'Olivo

171 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
95724487
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“churros” (4 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
171 Waverley Rd, Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria 3145, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (51)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 51 reviews

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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Evancourt Motel
26 reviews
.63 km away
Hawthorn Gardens Serviced Apartments
83 reviews
3.47 km away
Chadstone Executive Motel
24 reviews
3.61 km away
Nightcap at Matthew Flinders Hotel
60 reviews
3.62 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Nepal Dining Room
38 reviews
.05 km away
Via Fratelli Woodfire pizza restaurant
44 reviews
.05 km away
George's Greek Tavern
43 reviews
.67 km away
Rasa Rasa
30 reviews
.63 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hedgeley Dene Gardens
13 reviews
.85 km away
Carnegie Library and Community Centre
7 reviews
1.49 km away
Central park
13 reviews
.91 km away
Malvern Urban Forest
8 reviews
1.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from L'Olivo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$18
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing