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Oliva

Calle Pintada 7, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 29 88
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lollipops” (34 reviews)
“sorbet” (31 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (35 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 16:00All hours
CUISINES
International, Mediterranean, Contemporary, European, Spanish, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Calle Pintada 7, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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1 - 10 of 735 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We won't be back - pretentious overpriced food. Waitress delightful but there are better places to eat in Nerja, save your euros and eat elsewhere

Thank SpanishSen0rita
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The presentation and the composition of tastes well very well done. Service was a bit slow and some misunderstandings happened but overall a great meal in a pleasant environment. We could only get a table inside but this did not dampen the evening. Absolutely recommended.

1  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here once before and found the service and food very good but on this second occasion I believe the restaurant has found another level up. Quite simply everything was excellent; the staff with their knowledge of the menu and their willingness to...More

1  Thank Brando2407
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with friends and booked a table through our Hotel (Parador). When we arrived they did not have a note of our booking, although found it after keeping us waiting for 10 minutes. We were placed on a table on the rear terrace, although it...More

Thank Petrolhead186338
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked 4 days in advance after reading reviews. So glad we did. Lovely table on the terrace and we were very well looked after. We decided on the tasting menu and we were delighted. Delicious local dishes. The waiting staff were attentive but unobtrusive....More

1  Thank Jo W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent restaurant for a special event, nice decoration, delicious menus, good wine and special desserts; you will need a reservation.

2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did not get off to a very good start. We were told that we didn't have a reservation although it was made a couple of weeks ago; then suddenly the lady ( not sure who she was as she was also serving) said she...More

Thank Marietta45
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were 6 persons and ended up with a bill of 205 euro for a main meal for all, and desert for some of us. Slightly expensive, but good food. Apart from the meals, there was served bread, and small appertizers which were very good...More

1  Thank Filip S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Olivia after reading reviews on line. We weren't disappointed at all. The quality of the food and accompanying wines was outstanding!

1  Thank Vindens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a place my friends visit fairly often. A quiet ambiance and much attention to detail. Loved the amuses bouches.

1  Thank Irene C
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Nearby Attractions
Balcon de Europa
4,707 reviews
.14 km away
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.09 km away
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.14 km away
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.19 km away
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Questions & Answers
darrensafc
6 October 2016|
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Response from paulj20 | Reviewed this property |
shared starter + main + shared desert + 1 bottle wine approx €40 per person
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Jumbogenie
14 September 2016|
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Response from CB_Edinburgh |
The food at Oliva is delicious and it is modern and sophisticated. My daughter loves eating at lots of the more upmarket restaurants in Nerja but this one she struggles with as the food is different in its preparation and... More
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lido6
23 September 2015|
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Response from Zodalmighty | Reviewed this property |
Our server told a couple beside us that they are only closed Christmas day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$37 - US$55
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pintada 7, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 29 88
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant with a modern creative Andalusian cuisine, with a solid traditional base but constantly experimenting with new tastes, textures, techniques and products. The wine list includes wines from all around Spain. The restaurant is very close to Balcón de Europa, in the center of Nerja and has a private sunny terrace.
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