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Olives Restaurant and Bar - Italian Kitchen

140 Gloucester Road | Millennium Bailey's Hotel London Kensington, London SW7 4QH, England
+44 20 7331 6308
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (61 reviews)
“tagliolini” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
140 Gloucester Road | Millennium Bailey's Hotel London Kensington, London SW7 4QH, England
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1 - 10 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Dinner with my wife. Excellent food and enjoyable Italian service. Also had desert which added to the experiance

1  Thank Neal O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in the area, we often go to Olives for a family Saturday evening dinner or Sunday lunch, and we consistently find both the food and the service excellent both in quality and value. The staff are charming and very well trained. The prix fixe...More

Thank ShaConn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past, then went back and read the menu and booked for dinner. We were not disappointed. Varied and different menu from the usual italian restaurants. Our waitress Nikolina was very helpful with some of the choices we made. Definitely recommend. Will go again.

Thank heth990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been there many times for diner, we have tested 80% of the menu and have never been disappointed. They have offer interesting discounts via opentable (30% and up to 50% at certain times on the food - excluding beverages and tip). The place...More

Thank RenaudEdouard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with some colleagues. The service was great and the food was delicious. I had the burrata starter and the pumpkin ravioli both of which were really good. The restaurant has a 50% taste card offer which made for a very reasonable...More

Thank Hemen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was wonderful and definitely worth trying. However, the service was something else! At one point my guest even commented on the standard, which isn’t great when you’re there on business.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here to treat my girlfriend for a nice meal and whilst it is a nice place the food portions are shockingly small and a complete rip off. Avoid! I paid 26 pounds for the Tagliatelle with seafood Pasta and it was like a...More

2  Thank gogsy60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

LochLomondMan summed the experience perfectly. Called in last evening after a concert , party of 3, Food and service excellent however we should of ordered a side order of green veg with our braised lamb (beautiful). Expensive for content especially with 12.5% service charge. Thankfully...More

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on business with two colleagues. The ambiance and service were great, The staff helpful and friendly. The food was enjoyable and well presented. I realize that London/Kensington prices cannot be directly compared with other places but we had one course each, and a...More

Thank LochLomondMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thefood here was not bad, but nothing amazing and the selection was pretty limited so it seemed overpriced for what you got. There is a much better Italian place just down the block.

Thank saraphim96
Nearby
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
...More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$46
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Gloucester Road | Millennium Bailey's Hotel London Kensington, London SW7 4QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7331 6308
  • E-mail
Description
Olives Restaurant and Bar just off Gloucester Road in London's Kensington is an authentic Italian dining room which will delight lovers of Mediterranean food. Full of quirky charm, Olives is at once both chic and rustic, decorated in deep blue and furnished with simple, clean lined furnishings. Mismatched chandeliers hang from the ceilings and behind the bar the fine produce you will soon be sampling is deliciously displayed. It is as if you are suddenly transported from South Kensington to southern Italy. Italian-born Executive Chef Davide di Croce is at the helm in the Olives kitchen where he gives traditional Italian favorites his own unique twist using top quality ingredients. The set menu, perfect for lunches and pre-theatre suppers, is full of your favorite Italian dishes and the price is ridiculously reasonable. The wine list is divided into Europe ��� with real depth in the Italian selections ��� and The Rest of the World, and rounds off the Olives experience very well.
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