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Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea

Via Nazionale 137 | Taormina Mare, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
+39 0942 627 1200
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“sister hotel” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Via Nazionale 137 | Taormina Mare, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious pizzas and Rossini cocktails to die for, but seafood salad was a bit too cold and a big bowl of salad to share would have improved it. But lovely service and a glorious view.

Thank BabetteLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to take a ride with the funivia/elevator/cable car from Taormina to Taormina Mare at the seaside. It was lunch time and we decided to have lunch at the seaside. By coincidence we have found the sign of this hotel with wonderful old fashioned...More

Thank AlsterHamburg
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear AlsterHamburg, Thank you for taking the time to post such a detailed review on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to see that your dining experience was wonderful and you were able to appreciate the charm and beauty of our property. Your words are really appreciated...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot and beautiful hotel but we were expecting excellent food for the money but we were very disappointed.More

1  Thank ClaireOsm
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear ClaireOsm, Thank you very much for taking the time to express your feedback. I'm pleased to read that you liked our lovely spot and our beautiful hotel. On the other hand, I'm sorry to learn that there were some aspects of your dining experience...More

Reviewed 6 October 2016

The food was ok but I was not happy paying €99 for a bottle of wine I subsequently paid €50 for in a better restaurant in Taormina. The setting was nice if you want to pay that much for it go ahead...More

1  Thank wacko123
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear wacko123, Let me firstly thank you for taking the time to express your concise feedback on TripAdvisor. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed the quality of the food provided, on the other hand I'm sorry to learn that you considered the wine prices...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We ate here numerous times during our stay at Timeo and were never disappointed. It has a more laid back feel then Timeo as the hotel isn’t as busy so you get more of a personal touch. My wife is a vegetarian and had plenty...More

Thank Paul9872
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear Paul9872, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the restaurant of both our Sicilian properties, I’m also pleased to learn that the vegetarian proposals included in the menu at Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea were appreciated by...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

Set within the grounds of the Villa Sant' Andrea the Oliviero Restaurant has stunning views over the bay. A varied menu including Sicilian favourites, all superbly cooked and presented. All complimented with a comprehensive wine list. Very attentive waiters and waitresses who took time to...More

Thank David O
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear David O, Thank you very much for sharing such a positive review , I'm very pleased to read that you enjoyed the experience at our Oliviero Restaurant. Your words are really appreciated, it will be my pleasure to pass them to our Executive Chef,...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016

Dont be put off by the formal entrance , find your way through the hotel to the amazing panoramic terrace and enjoy a drink or twoMore

Thank Mick C
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear Mick C, Thank you very much for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I'm very pleased to read that you had a great time with us enjoying our bar with its beautiful atmosphere and the service provided. We all look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 11 June 2016

We were staying at the Grand Hotel Timeo and decided to dine at the sister hotel for a change. The restaurant was very quiet on the evening we dined there. It was also quite windy, so we opted to eat indoors. We were given a...More

1  Thank LeadingLadyGB
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear LeadingLadyGB, Thank you very much for taking the time to express your feedback about your most recent visit. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed the lovely view and the charming atmosphere. On the other hand, I'm sorry to learn that there were some...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We did not stay at the Villa Sant'Andrea, but ate there a couple of times. Each time we took a table on the terrace with stunning views across the bay. The staff were extremely attentive and the food of the highest standard. I would highly...More

1  Thank LabrettaMod
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear LabrettaMod, Thank you very much for sharing such a positive review , I'm very pleased to read that you enjoyed the experience at our Oliviero Restaurant. Your words are really appreciated, it will be my pleasure to pass them to our Executive Chef, Aniello...More

Reviewed 23 May 2016

The catch of the day can be cooked in any style - the sea bass baked in salt was fabulous and the dessert (specially made as a treat for our anniversary) was a delicious delight.More

Thank Antal
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this review

Dear Antal, Thank you for sharing your comment and for reporting your positive experience in our Oliviero restaurant during your most recent stay in Taormina. I'm pleased to read that you appreciated the freshness of our catch of the day as well as the dessert...More

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Owen C
Hi we are staying with you guys Friday and Saturday next week after our wedding do you have a online menu to look at?
1 September 2016|
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Response from G-Nastasi | Property representative |
Dear Reviewer, Thank you for contacting us. I would like to inform you that our menu is not available online. If you have any special needs or requests and if you would like to receive a copy by email, please feel free... More
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Marianne Q
Are there several gluten free options available?
12 July 2015|
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Response from G-Nastasi | Property representative |
Dear Reviewer, I'm glad to inform you that we have many gluten-free options available, included Pasta, bread and few dishes from our À la Carte Menu. We remain at your disposal for any further assistance you may require... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$125 - US$360
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nazionale 137 | Taormina Mare, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Messina  >  Taormina
  • Phone Number: +39 0942 627 1200
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