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“Hidden Gem”
Review of The Wild Olive

The Wild Olive
Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Gosforth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Brilliant little place & so glad we booked. Went 11th Sept & can't praise high enough. From the moment we arrived the staff was so attentive. For starters we had Antipasti platter to share then for mains, Creamy Garlic Mushroom with Tagliatelle with Fresh Thyme and Lemon with added chicken & Arrabbiata,
Rich and Spicy Tomato Sauce with Chillies Served with Penne with extra Chorizo. For desert we had * Pavlova for 2 – Home made meringue topped with Vanilla ice cream, Mixed Berries and Chocolate Sauce just £7.95 this was enormous & so delicious. Washed down with wine I'm glad we'd booked the local taxi. Going back for Pizza before we go home as they look amazing too. Well done to all the staff.

Thank Tracy T
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely little hidden gem in the Lake District , fabulous homemade pizzas enjoyed every bite walked out feeling satisfied. Very friendly staff brilliant service . Definitely recommend booking we just managed to get the last table booking on the day !!!

Thank Kirsty M
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Gosforth with my brother, we had coffee/tea here late morning and were impressed so returned for lunch. The decor is quirky and the staff friendly. I had a light lunch of mozzarella and tomato salad and my brother chose Caesar salad with chicken who when finished said the above

Thank Teresa C
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have visited the Wild Olive Italian Restaurant on quite a few occasions recently both for business meetings & for family dining.
I could not fault the food choice, quality of the service.
it is staffed by dedicated chefs & friendly knowledgeable staff.
Well done & congratulations on a well run restaurant !

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Thank John N
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Another review to add to the chorus of approval. And it wasn't merely the food which proved so popular with our party of sixteen - adults and children - fresh off Scafell and ready to be revived.
It was also the welcome and attention we received when we booked for an early evening sitting and also from Holly our waitress on the day. She was able to answer all our questions, was full of local knowledge and had suggestions for other activities.
Specials on the day including sea bass with spaghetti were excellent. Regulars like pizza were spot on.
Everything was served with a smile and due care that we had all that we required.
Dogs were also quietly welcomed if well behaved.
The only reason for four stars not five was the absence of tiramisu on the menu. Apparently it's been dropped through lack of interest!
Even allowing for that (current) omission, you will be very impressed. Enjoy

Thank JonathanandKate2015
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