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About the restaurant
Dear diners, please note that as a family-run restaurant, o’Oliviero does not accept hen or stag party bookings. Thank you for your understanding.
In Edinburgh’s competitive culinary world, o’Oliviero, a fresh new face on the local dining scene, is making a name for itself with its unpretentious home-style Italian cuisine. Found on the historic Grassmarket in the Old Town, o’Oliviero is in a prime location to indulge in traditional Italian cuisine while watching the passersby from the the restaurant’s charming al fresco dining area. With some of the most polite service in town, you’ll be treated like an old friend at this gem of a restaurant, a characteristic sets o’Oliviero apart from its nearby competitors.
o’Oliviero is an Italian restaurant that takes its guests’ wishes seriously, offering specialities that are packed with flavour and cooked without using any shortcuts – you can forget about finding canned tomatoes or pre-packed foods in this kitchen! A classically sophisticated dining area awaits guests at this Edinburgh gem, and you’ll find that the setting is optimal for an intimate dinner date as much as it is for a family dinner. Its location on the Grassmarket just steps from Edinburgh Castle in the Old Town makes it all the more attractive for diners visiting the city.
If you’re after authentic flavour, you’ve made the right choice with Edinburgh’s o’Oliviero. Found in the city’s Old Town, the restaurant offers home-style dishes that are made from scratch using time-honoured recipes and traditions. Here you’ll enjoy homemade pasta like their famous lasagna, the classic spaghetti carbonara or the spaghetti bolognese, as well as a range of mains including salmon alla griglia, pollo diavolo and filetto al gorgonzola – fear not, there are English translations for every dish on the menu. Finish up with a slice of tiramisu or a glass of wine and you’re good to go!