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Oliver's on James Street

#100 of 1,363 Restaurants in Perth
Certificate of Excellence
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160 James St, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
+61 8 9228 8725
16:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Over an hour to receive our food after numerous enquiries, and then arrived at inconsistent intervals. Food average at best.

Thank ArcologicJ
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our overseas visitors to Northbridge to experience the atmosphere and enjoy a great meal. We had a order taken and then proceeded to wait for over an hour for the meal. No updates from the staff on the delay. We had to ask 3 times for follow ups on the delay. When the meals finally came, one was... More 

Thank JohnD2911
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this on the tripadvisor website and wandered over. Luckily there was a two available, probably would have been better to book. We had a starter and a pizza each. Freshly cooked with good ingredients. Probably best meal we had in Perth

Thank graham l
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would give this place a try following my daughters graduation. Service was good. Garlic bread to start was very good. I had the deconstructed caesar salad. Over cooked chicken leg, soggy croutons, a fried egg and some lettuce. Two children had prawn spaghetti. The dish included lime and that was the overpowering flavour. Rubbery prawns which I... More 

Thank Arcticcircle
Management response:

I am sorry to hear you had such a disappointing experience at Oliver's. We take pride in every single dish that is prepared fresh and by order and I am saddened at the below average service and quality of dishes. I will make sure this doesn't happen again and do hope that you will give Oliver's another chance. More 

Peachester, Australia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Over in Perth for the Hopman Cup and rented accommodation in James Street. On spare night from tennis decided to go to the movies and later dine at Olivers. What a great package. Olivers couldn't be friendlier and the food was excellent.

1 Thank John O
Perth, Australia
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282 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

There were six of us that went here for dinner last night. It was chosen initially because they were in the Entertainment Book. Im glad we chose it because right from the moment we walked in the door the staff were friendly and placed bottle water on the table. It had a great atmosphere and there is a Wilson Car... More 

1 Thank Kitkat071
Perth, Australia
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746 reviews
471 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We went here on a lazy Saturday lunch time and used the Entertainment Card to get 25% off and while the atmosphere is somewhat dark and dull, the food was excellent! Great fillet steak special and the European parcels were very nice!

1 Thank TippOz
Yeppoon, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Arancini and calamari as starters followed by the $15 Wednesday pizza special. The Arancini was the best I have eaten and the aioli fresh and home-made. The only improvement we suggest is an improved selection of red wine.

Thank markriordan
Melbourne, Australia
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252 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The menu did disclose the size of the pizza I ordered at Oliver's on James Street - I just didn't pay it as much attention as I did the toppings. When it arrived, I realised why size matters: It was huge! Now there's hot chocolate to keep it company. So far so good... I note Oliver's has won some awards!... More 

Thank Ian A
Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I'm a 23 year old female and my partner 35. We attended without a booking for a spontaneous date night and we were seated immediately at a fantastic table by the window. Ambience was lovely, festive but not loud and the place felt romantic. Excellent decor and lit candles on each table. The waitress was a delightful young American who... More 

Thank Bananas1101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 James St, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9228 8725

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?