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Fat Olives

30 South Street, Emsworth PO10 7EH, England
+44 1243 377914
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pea shoots” (3 reviews)
“mutton” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 South Street, Emsworth PO10 7EH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We try to visit Fat Olives every time we come to Emsworth - although if we're not planning ahead it can be very hard to book a table, with good reason. This is simply the best restaurant in Emsworth, and possibly my favourite restaurant anywhere....More

Thank Guy T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Celebrated the wife's birthday here and a really great meal. It's a small dining area but well spaced and not cramped or too cosy.. Service was excellent from the moment we walked through the door. The choice of wines is excellent and the presentation and...More

Thank SouthCoastFamilyMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by friends and TA we found "Fat Olives" a delight. Very helpful and friendly staff who pointed out a side level access for one of our party who found the steps at the entry a bit difficult. Although we were late (traffic!!) no issue...More

Thank Philclem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been meaning to try this restaurant for ages and were pleased to walk in on the spur of the moment and get a table for lunch. The food is simply lovely. Very well presented, tasted delicious. We could find no fault with everything...More

Thank SavvySarahSPM
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Bit like entering someone's home - old fisherman's cottage converted for dining - our two waitresses did great job in explaining, suggesting and serving mackerel, wood pigeon, duck and sea bass. When I asked for a light dessert, a raspberry cheesecake was proposed, which I...More

Thank letouquetlover
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We have come here twice for special occasions and both have been excellent. The food is outstanding with lots of delicious, fresh flavours, the chef is very talented and the waiting staff attentive. The presentation of the dishes are always a work of art and...More

1  Thank lucy s
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We had a wonderful evening here celebration the graduation of my son and daughter with their granny! Excellent service from the staff, superb menu choices, good range of drinks available and, most importantly, fabulous food which was beautifully presented. i would recommend reserving a table...More

Thank Sara K
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My husband booked this restaurant for my birthday and boy, was it special. As soon as we arrived, I was greeted with a "happy birthday" from the waitress and on the serviette, I found "happy birthday" confetti. The food was simply beautiful. We had for...More

Thank TracyH791
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I don't think our experience was unusual. But, clearly we are out of step with the majority of reviewers. We found the atmosphere ordinary; the environment poor to almost cafe level; the menu was ambitious and varied, but the food delivered was not commensurate with...More

1  Thank mike b
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here whilst staying locally and what a lovely restaurant it is. It does get quite busy as it was almost full on a Tuesday so recommended booking. The welcome was warm and the staff very attentive throughout the evening but not overbearing. The...More

Thank chris c
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sara t
28 July 2017|
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Response from BazzaBear34 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so they'll be open in morning staff are very friendly give them a ring.
charlie c
14 June 2016|
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Response from Pauline W | Reviewed this property |
Public car park opposite
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 South Street, Emsworth PO10 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Emsworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 377914
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