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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“vongole” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Via Nazionale 137 | Taormina Mare, 98039, Taormina, Sicily, Italy
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Oliviera Restaurant at the Belmond Sant’Andrea for dinner and having stayed and dined at the sister Grand Timeo were expecting great things. However it does not bear comparison unfortunately. Although the bar is pretty at night for aperitifs on the edge of...More

Thank Trish66
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Trish66, I wish to thank you for taking the time to write and share your comments concerning your recent visit at our restaurant. The Oliviero has always been recognised for its excellent cuisine and service and it disappoints me that you did not experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took some important friends for dinner and pre-booked a good table with a lovely view. When we arrived, they had set up the table for 5 of us so that all the seats were in a line, so we could enjoy the view but...More

Thank MrJV888
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MrJV888, I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. Please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. We continuously strive to meet our guests' needs and expectations, therefore your feedback is very important to us and your comments will definitely be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lovely afternoon here having rented a cabana at the hotel's beach club. Fabulous food, attentive service with a charming view of the sea.

Thank BrownOwlLondon
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear BrownOwlLondon, Thank you for sharing your kind review on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, Giovanni Nastasi General Manager

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Delicious food, well served by attentive staff with a beautiful view but VERY expensive! Particularly liked the fish cooked in a salt crust and our son loved his lobster pastaMore

Thank 1984abrcem
G-Nastasi, Responsabile reception at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear 1984abrcem, I'm very pleased to read that you enjoyed your dining experience at the Restaurant Oliviero. Thank you for your kind words about the food and the service. I will make sure to share your lovely feedback with the team. We hope to have...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This was the one-of-the-kind restaurant experience in Taormina, and not a positive one. From the very start the restaurant management tried to maximize revenue from us, which was very visible and unpleasant. Starting with offering a glass of prosecco (later charged at Euro 20 each),...More

Thank arredomail
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear arredomail, I wish to thank you, for taking the time to write and share your comments concerning your recent visit at our restaurant. I'm was very sorry to learn that your experience did not meet your expectations at the fullest. As you also contacted...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure to have a business lunch in this beautiful and charming location. Food and wine was very good and staff professional. Overall experience was positive, and we will surely come back again when in Taormina area.

Thank AndreaGaleazzi74
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear AndreaGaleazzi74, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review following your recent visit in our restaurant. We do hope to be able to welcome you back again in the future. Best regards, Giovanni Nastasi General Manager

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We visited twice the first time for lunch and second time for dinner. Lunch was a better experience although extremely expensive at €300 for 4 people. Dinner was €500 for 4 people, 1 bottle of wine. Service was ok at dinner, attentive but rushed and...More

Thank AdrianShort
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear AdrianShort, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your feedback regarding your recent visit to our restaurant. I am delighted to read that you had a lovely time with us enjoying the pleasant atmosphere as well as the beautiful location, however...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

The restaurant at Villa Sant' Andrea is on a lovely patio directly above the beach so one can enjoy the view and the sounds of the surf while dining. This is more about ambience and location that about the food which was good but not...More

1  Thank erich802
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear erich802, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your feedback regarding your recent visit to our restaurant. I am delighted to read that you had a lovely time with us enjoying the pleasant atmosphere as well as the beautiful location, however...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great setting with beautiful view. Very good food for lunch and dinner. The menu changes slightly at dinner. Tried it multiple times on the trip and was always happy to returnMore

Thank Saleh A
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Saleh A, Thank you so much for your review of our Oliviero Restaurant. I am delighted to read that your overall visit was wonderful and that you were able to experience our delicious cuisine. We certainly hope to welcome you back to Taormina Mare...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I've been going around Michelin and top restaurants for many years. I hadn't gone to Oliviero for a while. What I've just found is outrageous. We ordered lobster salad with my wife. I had asked about which weight was approximately expected. They said 1 kilo,...More

1  Thank john k
G-Nastasi, Direttore generale at Oliviero Restaurant - Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear John K, First of all, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time and trouble to write your review on TripAdvisor. I read it with much concern and let me honestly say that this is not the way we treat...More

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CharlottePJ
14 June 2017|
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Response from G-Nastasi | Property representative |
Dear Charlotte, Thank you for contacting us. I would like to inform you that every Sunday starting from 8.00pm ( till the end of September and subject to weather conditions) our private beach is lit by candles and torches... More
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Owen C
1 September 2016|
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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
13 July 2015|
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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