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El Olivo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$19
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews courgette fritters tapas sweet potato fries bread paella small restaurant exmouth town centre house wine great atmosphere tasty food last night lovely evening ian dishes lotsa strand devon
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

Booking a must but guaranteed a culinary treat. Good, personal service and lots of varied options, none of them disappointed. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SteveHaynes
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a delicious meal at El Olivos. We chose six different tapas between two of us being courgette fritters, scallops with Tequila, fillet steak with Masala, crispy sea bream, kale and cheese tartlet and prawn saganaki which made for a great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 630angusm
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Had a great mid week birthday meal, Ian and the team were very accommodating for us (table of 12) and they also allowed us to bring our own birthday cake! Would defiantly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stephenfordd
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Visited on a weekend stay in Exmouth, following good trip advisor reviews. By the time we got there 70% of the tapas had sold out (8.30pm Sat night). We were offered an alternative which was very obviously thrown together and really not very nice. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Emma E
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We visited the place whilst staying in Devon on Wednesday, what a great find. Tapas perfect, lots to choose from and owner very friendly. Atmosphere was buzzy, just a quaint little restaurant, will return again.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank debfall015
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Exmouth August Bank holiday weekend 2018, whilst Searching for a Thai restaurant we found the Thai had closed but reopened as El OLIVO so glad it has it was a quaint restaurant no frills just Fabulous food and effortless service. Our greeting on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little tapas restaurant, really friendly staff. Great quality fresh produce. Fantastic atmosphere I'd thoroughly recommend this to anyone within a 20 mile radius!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nicholas c
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A delightful little restaurant, offering my favourite sort of food. The range of options was excellent and every dish we had was scrumptious. Service was friendly without being OTT. We look forward to returning when next in Exmouth.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dispeg
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Second time we have visited and would recommend to anyone! The food is lush and the staff are friendly and welcoming.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Maeve T
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Just popped in for a light bite early evening and didn't feel welcomed as we hadn't booked. Had no explanation of how the menu options worked. Had some olives to start which seamed dry as did the bread. The tapas was good but over priced.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dave Y
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MissJennaLou
14 August 2017|
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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
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