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Olive Tapas Style Eatery

59 Roundham Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DS, England
+44 1803 411642
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (115 reviews)
“paella” (26 reviews)
“tempura” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
59 Roundham Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DS, England
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This little place is tucked away above a pub, and the garden seating is lovely, spacious and with a fantastic view of the sea and harbour. the service is a little slow, but the food was worth the wait, delicious!!

Thank FelineFriend5
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Great location, great food. Service was good and atmosphere lovely. Attentive staff, nothing too much trouble.

Thank ctinsley51
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Went at lunchtime and the restaurant was fairly quiet. Food was excellent. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Megan0567
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant before. This time it was a lunchtime treat. My partner and I had been celebrating his Birthday since Monday; I know, but as we get older we tend to prolong the celebrations, just in case. We ordered from the...More

1  Thank beatie123
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Calamari: The calamari came out looking like it had been left outside in the rain for the day but tasted quite the opposite, being very dry. Patatas Bravas: No complaints, but then how hard is it to get it wrong. Balti Parcel: Not quite that...More

2  Thank JACKP1407
Reviewed 2 October 2017

So good I ate there on Friday night and booked to go back on Saturday. The food on Friday was the best I have had for a long while, on Saturday a couple of dishes just missed the mark, but a good meal anyway. Service...More

Thank skitandoori
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We found the food very tasty with a good selection, the staff were very helpful with the menu and they were very friendly

Thank Lesley F
Reviewed 29 September 2017

First time we've had tapas-style food in England. It was excellent, and service was even better. However, most seating is at long tables - OK for a party (there was one in progress) but not for for twos and fours. And it's very noisy, with...More

1  Thank AlbertfromDorset
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Recently visited this place mainly because of the good reviews. I opt for the lunch offer what is 5 tapas for 12£. It's smaller size than the standard main menu tapas but it's still a good offer. I favourites were the calamari and the whitebait....More

Thank End33
Reviewed 15 September 2017

It was an absolute delight to eat here... We were on holiday but have friends who live local and use Olive frequently and I can see why. Superb food, good friendly service and excellent value for money. We'll certainly be visiting again when we're next...More

Thank Steven V
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28 April 2017|
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Response from ESPubCo | Property representative |
Hi there. I'm afraid not in paignton. Our companies nearest is The Farmhouse Tavern in Torquay (although plated roast not carvery) Kind Regards
7 December 2015|
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Response from ESPubCo | Property representative |
Olive tapas style eatery Paignton Christmas opening hours are; Closed Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day lunch, evening by booking only. Closed New Years Day. Closed Sunday 3rd January from 3pm. 01803 411642 to book a table... More
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6 July 2015|
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Response from ESPubCo | Property representative |
We at Olive Paignton appreciate all genuine feedback & reviews, anything we can use to learn & improve is welcomed. We do believe however we have a right to defend ourselves & explain a review from our point of view. We are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Roundham Road | Paignton Harbour, Paignton TQ4 6DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Paignton
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 411642
  • E-mail
"tapas Is A Way Of Life" Small Mouthfuls Of Something Savoury To Share Over A Glass Of Wine With Great Conversation
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