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El Olivo

41 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AH, England
+44 1395 260176
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (56 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
41 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove 400 miles to enjoy the food at this excellent restaurant and we have every intention to return. The Romanian red wine was an excellent choice, great atmosphere and lovely, lovely food. Be sure to book in advance and we now have a great...More

Thank Star007551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in on the off chance of a table for 2 early on a Saturday evening, the restaurant as expected was fully booked but we were given the option of sitting at the side bar on bar stools, it was perfect! We were not...More

Thank loulou-bags
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first night in Exmouth and seeking somewhere for dinner, I 'phoned this venue and booked a table. As promised, they phoned back to confirm my booking and I duly arrived for my meal. The style is tapas. Not typical of the offering in Exmouth...More

Thank frankart_10
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Visited on Friday and, as always, food was all so delicious. Lovely new tapas and some old favourites. The wine that was recommended was superb too!

Thank 345lucasj
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

So excited for this restaurant to open again and luckily it did 2 days before my birthday! We went on Saturday night and were not disappointed! Every dish was fresh and tasty! The courgette and feta critters were amazing along with the scollops! Can’t wait...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Small and intimate restaurant that has a great atmosphere and excellent food at reasonable prices. Would go again.

Thank Haydn P
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Tapas style menu and portions, El Olivo is located on the Strand in Exmouth centre. Good quality menu at mid range prices. Tasty food that doesn't last long!

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Small, but very good restaurant, not open every day - booking advisable. Menu changes every 2 weeks and we have been several times, as a couple and as a family and not been disappointed. Very good authentic Spanish tappas, thoughtful menus and very good house...More

Thank 551LJK
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Came across El Olivo partly through Tripadvisor and partly through chance on a Saturday night. Great start with a warm and friendly welcome and an explantion as to how the boards worked with the choices. Plenty for me as a vegetarian which was nice and...More

Thank NB1957
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Have eaten in here twice now and both times the food has been beautiful! Very tasty and good size portions. The scallops were amazing! Cant wait to go back again.

Thank Emma T
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Questions & Answers
14 August 2017|
Response from albie209 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. No there's no specific menu for children. We have taken our 4 year old granddaughter there, but she doesn't generally eat much. The style is tapas dishes with a large selection to choose from, so I t's probably worth... More
18 October 2015|
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Response from Sash D |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 The Strand, Exmouth EX8 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 260176
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Meze and Tapas in a casual but stylish dining atmosphere, with a constantly changing menu using fresh local produce. Find us on Facebook to see our weekly menu.
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